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MASK MANDATE
04/08/21

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD RULED YESTERDAY THAT GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S  COVID-19 ORDERS…..INCLUDING THE MASK
MANDATE…..ARE STILL LEGAL AND IN EFFECT DESPITE LAWMAKERS PASSAGE OF HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 77……WHICH ENDS ALL EXECUTIVE
ORDERS…..ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS….OR OTHER DIRECTIVES FROM THE GOVERNOR….

JUDGE SHEPHERD SAID  BOTH PARTIES AGREE THE RESOLUTION WAS PASSED AS A WAY TO IMPLEMENT SENATE BILL ONE…..WHICH LIMITS THE
GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE  ORDERS  TO 30-DAYS DURING A STATE OF EMERGENCY……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
04/08/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED      NINE    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…....…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     19-HUNDRED-54      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      18-HUNDRED-87  HAVE
FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       32     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     34     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      FOUR      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



ELECTION BILL SIGNED
04/08/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS SIGNED LEGISLATION EXPANDING EARLY VOTING IN KENTUCKY…..

THE MEASURE PROVIDES FOR THREE DAYS OF NO-EXCUSE…..EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING….INCLUDING A SATURDAY….BEFORE ELECTION DAY…..
IT ALSO ALLOWS COUNTIES TO ESTABLISH VOTING CENTERS  WHERE ANY REGISTERED VOTER IN EACH COUNTY CAN CAST THEIR BALLOT….
REGARDLESS OF PRECINCT….

THESE WERE SOME OF THE TEMPORARY MEASURES USED DURING THE  20-20 ELECTION….BECAUSE OF THE ONGOING PANDEMIC……


EMERGENCY DECLARATION
04/08/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS SUBMITTED A REQUEST TO PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN ASKING THAT A MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION BE ISSUED
FROM SOME OF THE WORST FLOODING IN KENTUCKY…..WHICH LED TO FLASH FLOODING….MUDSLIDES AND LAND SLIDES ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH…..

BETWEEN FEBRUARY 26TH AND MARCH FIRST….THE COMMONWEALTH HAD MORE THAN SEVEN INCHES OF RAIN SOUTHCENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
COUNTIES WHICH RESULTED IN FLOODING ON THE GREEN…..KENTUCKY…..LICKING….. OHIO….. RED…..AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS……



SPORTS
04/08/21

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTINS LOGAN COUNTY…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS  EDMONSON COUNTY AND PARIS……


THE PREDATORS ARE IN DETRIOT TO PLAY THE RED WINGS……


AT THE GIRL’S SWEET 16 YESTERDAY……
SACRED HEART…..FRANKLIN COUNTY…..ANDERSON COUNTY…..AND BOWLING GREEN WERE WINNERS……

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM DROPPED A 13 TO SIX DECISION TO MADISON CENTRAL……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
04/07/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED      SIX     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…....…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     19-HUNDRED-45      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      18-HUNDRED-67  HAVE
FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       42     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     34     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      FIVE      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



EMPLOYMENT CENTERS
04/07/21

THE COMMONWEALTH IS OPENING…13 REGIONAL  “KENTUCKY CAREER CENTERS”……INCLUDING ONE IN BOWLING GREEN….

AND STARTING TODAY AT 12NOON…..YOU CAN GO ONLINE TO  K-C-C-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…..TO SCHEUDLE AN IN-PERSON APPOINTMENT FOR
UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE AT THE CENTER…..HOWEVER…. THE APPOINTMENTS WON’T START TAKING PLACE  UNTIL   APRIL 15TH…..

ANYONE ATTENDING AN APPOINTMENT…..
MUST WEAR A MASK AT ALL TIMES…..
A PHOTO  I-D WILL BE REQUIRED TO ENTER THE BUILDING…..
AND  TEMPERSTURES WILL BE TAKEN BEFORE ENTERING THE BUILDING…..



SAILER IDENTIFIED
04/07/21
06:05AM

A BARREN COUNTY SAILER  KILLED DURING THE PERAL HARBOT ATTACK HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED….

NAVY SEAMAN SECOND CLASS  HOWARD MAGER….WHO WAS 18 AT THE TIME….WAS ASSIGNED TO THE BATTLESHIP  “U-S-S OKLAHOMA”…..WHICH
TOOK MULTIPLE TORPEDO HITS AND SANK QUICKLY…..

MAGERS WILL BE BURIED  MAY 29TH AT MERRY OAKS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETREY  IN SMITHS GROVE……





WHITLOW
04/07/21

62 YEAR OLD JOE DAVID WHITLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY APRIL FIRST AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRECENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFER TWO FRIDAY
AFTERNOON A THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND LIEU OF FLOWERS DONATONS MAY BE MADE FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON. DAVID….AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KIMBERLY AND DEVIN DOZIER ALL OF INDIANA…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTERS-IN-LAW; MIKE AND KANEAL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND DANIEL AND BEV OF INDIANA……



EDWARDS
04/07/21

81 YEAR OLD HELEN EDWARDS OF EVANSVILLE-INDIANA PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE
ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BRIAL IN MT. ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; JAMES EDWARDS AND RICHARD JONES…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/07/21

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MADISON SOUTHEN……


THE GIRL’S SWEET 16 BEGINS TODAY AT RUPP ARENA AS….
KNOTT COUNTY CENTRAL PLAYS SACRED HEART…..
THEN BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON BISHP BROSSART…..

THEN TONIGHT….
FRANKLIN COUNTY TANGLES WITH SOUTH LAURAL….
AND ANDERSON COUNTY GOES AGAINST SOUTHWESTERN…..

AND YOU CAN HEAR THE ACTON ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK….AND WLCK-FM AT 100-POINT ONE STARTING AT NINE-45 THIS MORNING…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
04/06/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED      10     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS SINCE LAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..
WITH TWO CASES FRIDAY, TWO SATURDAY, ONE SUNDAY AND FIVE YESTERDAY…....…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     19-HUNDRED-39      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      18-HUNDRED-67  HAVE
FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       37     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     34     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      3      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



FRIENDS OF MAMMOTH CAVE
04/06/21

THE FRIENDS OF MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK ARE ONE OF 26 PARK PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS TO RECEIVE A…..STRONG PARKS-STRONG
COMMUNITIES CAPACITY BUILDING GRANT…..FROM THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION…..

THE GRANT WILL ENABLE  “FRIENDS OF MAMMOTH CAVE”  TO CREATE A FIVE-YEAR CAPACITY-BUILDING CAMPAIGN  PLAN…..TO INCREASE REACH AND
DIVERSITY IN TYPES OF MEMBERS AND DONORS   TO FURTHER MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK’S  “K-16”   EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS…..

A PORTION OF THE GRANT WILL BE USED AS A MATCH TO INCREASE DONATIONS TO THOSE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS……



MCCONNELL DOWNPLAYS AID
04/06/21

DURING A STOP IN LEXINGTON YESTERDAY…..SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL DOWNPLAYED A NEW INFUSION OF FEDERAL RELIEF FOR  KENTUCKY  
GOVERNMENT….QUESTIONING THE NEED AS THE ECONOMY LOOKS TO REBOUNC FROM  THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC…..

MCCONNELL TOUTED THE FEDERAL PANDEMIC AID PASSED BY CONGRESS LAST YEAR WITH BIPARTISAN SUPPORT……BUT WAS DISMISSIVE OF THE
LATEST ROUND OF FEDERAL RELIEF…..

THE COMMONWEALTH IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE MORE THAN TWO-POINT-FOUR BILLION DOLLARS……



UNEMPLOYMENT CHANGE
04/06/21

THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE HAS ANNOUNCED A CHANGED AIMED AT CUTTING BACK FRAUDULENT CLAIMS FILED IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….

AS THE AGENCY HAS STOPPED ALL CLAIMANTS FROM MAKIN G CHANGES TO THE BANK ACCOUNT INFORMATION ON FILE WITH THE AGENCY…..

THE MOVE COMES AFTER  O-U-I  WAS MADE AWARE OF CLAIMANTS REPORTING UNAUTHORIZED CHANGES TO THEIR BACK ACCOUNTS IN RECENT
DAYS…..



I-65 ROAD WORK
04/06/21

A  MAJOR PAVEMENT REHABILITATIONN AND RESURFACING PROJECT CONTINUES TODAY…..ON I-65…..BETWEEN THE 13-MILE MARKER IN SIMPSONN
COUNTY…..TO NEAR THE 25-MILE MARKERT IN WARREN COUNTY…..

THE PROJECT COVERS BOTH DIRECTIONS…..BUT LANE CLOSURES MAY ONLY BE IN ONE DIRECTION AT A TIME….MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT
DELAYS ALONG WITH SLOWED OR STOPPED TRAFFIC…..AND THE SPEED LIMIT WILL BE REDUCTED TO 55  MILES-PER-HOUR…..

TODAY…..I-65  NORTH-BOUND BETWEEN MILE MARKER 22 AND 24 WILL BE REDUCED TO TWO LANES AT SIX TONIGHT…..AND THEN WILL BE REDUCED
TO ONE LANE FROM SEVEN TONIGHT TO SIX TOMORROW MORNING….



SPORTS
04/06/21

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  CONTINUES PLAY AT  LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..IN THE LADY PATRIOT INVITATIONAL…..AS THE TAKE ON
MARSHALL COUNTY AND NORTH HARDIN…….

THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO DETRIOT TO TANGLE WITH THE RED WINGS……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS TRAVELED TO CASEY COUNTY FOR A REGUALR SEASON GAME AND PICKED UP A 10 TO FIVE WIN….
THEN THEY WENT ON TO LINCOLN COUNTY….TO START PLAY IN THE LADY PATROT INVITIALN AND DEFEATED GRAYSON COUNTY  14 TO NOTHING……







HOUCHINS PURCHASE
04/05/21

HOUCHENS INDUSTRIES  HAS ANNOUNCED THE ACQUISITION OF  “LEE MASONARY PRODUCTS”…..AND APPROVED THE MERGER OF THE EXISTING
LEE MASONRY EMPLOYEE  “STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN”  BUSINESS INTO THE HOUCHENS EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN……

LEE MASONRY PRODUCTS  WAS ESTABLISHED IN FRANKFORT IN 1963 AND BECAME  A COMPLETELY   100-PERCENT EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANY IN  
TWO-THOUAND-SIX…..

LEE  OPERATES 19 FACILITES IN TWO STATES WITH MORE THAN 400-EMPLOYEES……



VACCINATIONS
04/05/21

STARTING TODAY……KENTUCKY IS EXPANDING THE AGE GROUPS OF THOSE WHO CAN SIGN UP FOR THE CONVID-19 VACCINE…..

THOSE 16 AND OLDER WILL RECEIVE THE PFIZER VACCINE….AND 18 AND OVER…. WILL RECEIVE THE MODERNA AND JOHNSON AND JOHNSON
VACCINES……



TREK AT THE TRACK
04/05/21

WENDY’S…..TREK AT THE TRACK….RETURNS TO THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUMS “MOTORSPORTS PARK” TOMORROW  NIGHT AND WILL BE
OFFERED EACH WEEK ON TUESDAY NIGHTS…..……

“TREK AT THE TRACK”  IS A FREE EVENT AND OFFERS A SAFE….ENCLOSED ENVIRONEMTN FOR INDIVIDUALS  AND FAMILIES TO WALK….JOG….
SKATE….OR BICYCLE ON THE  THREE-POINT-TWO MILE ROAD COURSE….

WEATHER PERMITTING…..
TREK AT THE TRACK WILL BE OPEN FROM FIVE TO SEVEN THRU MAY 25TH……
FIVE TO EIGHT JUNE FIRST THRU AUGUST 31ST….
AND TUESDAYS IN SEPTEMBER FROM FIVE TO SEVEN……



I-65 ROAD WORK
04/05/21

A  MAJOR PAVEMENT REHABILITATIONN AND RESURFACING PROJECT IS BEGINNING TODAY…..BETWEEN THE 13-MILE MARKER IN SIMPSONN
COUNTY…..TO NEAR THE 25-MILE MARKERT IN WARREN COUNTY…..

THE PROJECT WILL COVER BOTH DIRECTIONS…..BUT LANE CLOSURES MAY ONLY BE IN ONE DIRECTION AT A TIME….MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT
DELAYS ALONG WITH SLOWED OR STOPPED TRAFFIC…..AND THE SPEED LIMIT WILL BE REDUCTED TO 55  MILES-PER-HOUR…..

TODAY…..I-65 SOUTH BOUND BETWEEN MILE MARKER 23 AND 25 WILL BE REDUCED TO TWO LANES AT SIX TONIGHT…..AND THEN WILL BE REDUCED
TO ONE LANE FROM SEVEN TONIGHT TO SIX TOMORROW MORNING….



FEE BOXES
04/05/21

THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS HAS INSTALLED  AUTOMATED  FEE MACHINES AT MANY OF THE RECREATION AREAS AT BARREN RIVER LAKE…..AND
THESE AREAS WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT CASH PAYMENT…..

THE AUTOMATED FEE MACHINES ACCEPT PAYMENTS FOR DAY-USE PASSES…. AND/OR ANNUAL PASSES BY CREDIT CARD ONLY…..AND THE

AUTOMATED MACHINES WILL NOT BE INSTALLED IN ANY AREA WHERE FEES WERE PREVIOUSLY NOT COLLECTED……



SPORTS
04/05/21

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TO TAKE PART IN THE  LADY PATRIOT CLASSIC……

THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A  BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED AT GONZAGA TAKES ON BAYLOR……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

STANFORD HELD OFF ARIZONA  54 TO 53 TO WIN THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP…..

IN BASEBALL ACTION…..
THE REDS BLASTED THE CARDINALS  12 TO ONE…..
AND THE PHILLIES DOWNED THE BRAVES TWO TO ONE…..

AND THE PREDATORS/BLACKHAWK GAME WAS POSTPONED……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
04/02/21

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY REMAINED STEADY FROM JANUARY TO
FEBRUARY AT FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..WHICH WAS ABOVE THE  THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN FEBRUARY OF LAST YEAR…..

JOBLESS RATES IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT RANGED FROM THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT  IN LOGAN COUNTY…..TO SIX-
PERCENT IN BARREN COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ROSE IN 69 COUNTIES…..FELL IN 43……AND STAYED THE SAME IN EIGHT…..

OLDHAM AND TODD COUNTIES RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..

WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 15-POINT-TWO PERCENT……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
04/02/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED      FIVE     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS …..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     19-HUNDRED-29      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      18-HUNDRED-52     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       43     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     32     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      11      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



CONCERT HALL
04/02/21

“ARTS OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY”  HAS ANNOUNCED THAT THE PRIMARY PERFORMANCE SPACE IN THE  SOUTHERN KENTUCKY PERFORMING ARTS
CENTER…..OR SKYPAC…..WILL BE NAMED THE “RITA AND JIM SCOTT CONCERT HALL”  AS A RESULT OF THE COUPLE’S    ONE-MILLION-DOLLAR GIFT
TO THE ORGANIZATION…..

THE DONATION WILL BE SPLIT EVENLY BETWEEN THE SUPPORT OF OPERATING EXPENSES AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE  “RITA  AND JIM SCOTT”
ENDOWMENT……..



HOGUE
04/02/21

84 YEAR OLD BARBARA JANE HOGUE OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAT AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) ADTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION  
BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BRO. SCOTT AND SONYA OF TENNESSEE AND BRO. TIMOTHY AND VICKIE OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; JACK PERKINS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; BETTY AND EARL SPURLOCK OF
RUSSELLVILLE AND MARGARET AND DAVE ROMINE OF INDIANA…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND 15 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



KEEN
04/02/21

73 YEAR OLD RALPH BUEL KEEN OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY (THURS) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JOANN MEDLEY KEEN…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; STEVEN AND PATRICIA…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW;
DEWEY AND BARBARA….. AND A SISTER; CAROLYN BERRY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TURNER
04/02/21

56 YEAR OLD TROY NEAL TURNER OF TOMPKINVILLE PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE THIS
MORNING (FRI) AT 11 AT AKERSVILLE CEMETERY…..

HE’S SURVIVED LOCALLY BY A SISTER; KIM TURNER OF SCOTTSVILLE……




SPORTS
04/02/01

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO GO AGAINST RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY RUSSELL COUNTY…..


THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM PICKED UP A WIN YESTERDAY….AS THEY DOWNED EDMONSON COUNTY 11 TO 10…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM DOWNED BARREN COUNTY 16 TO FIVE…..
THE PREDATORS DROPPED A FOUR TO ONE DECISION TO THE STAR…..







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
03/31/21

FOLLOWING TWO DAYS OF HECTIC ACTIVITY……THE 20-21 SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY CAME TO A CLOSE LAST NIGHT….

MOST OF MONDAY WAS SPENT OVERRIDING GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S  VETOS…..AND YESTERDAY’S  FOCUS WAS HEARING BILLS STILL WAITING  
FINAL PASSAGE….

ANY BILLS PASSED THE FINAL TWO DAYS…..AND VETOED BY THE GOVERNOR…… CAN NOT BE OVERRIDDNE BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..

JOIN US TOMORROW MORNING…..AROUND SEVEN-30…..FOLLOWING DR. SANJA GUPTA  AS 22ND DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE JOINING US TO
DISCUSS THE JUST COMPLETED SESSION…..



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/31/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     12   NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS …..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     19-HUNDRED-20      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      18-HUNDRED-43     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       47     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     32     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      11      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



I-65 ROAD WORK
03/31/21

A PROJECT TO REHABILITATE AND RESURFACE A SECTION OF  I-65….IN BOTH DIRECTIONS IN SIMPSON AND WARREN COUNTIES….IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN MONDAY…..

THE PROJECT WILL ADDRESS THE PAVEMENT ISSUES FROM NEAR THE 13-MILE MARKER IN SIMPSON COUNTY…..TO NEAR THE 25-MILE MARKER IN
WARREN COUNY…..

DURING THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS…..I-65 WILL BE REDUCED TO TWO LANES DURING CERTAIN PERIODS OF THE PROJECT…..AS-WELL-AS
DOWN TO ONE LANE IN OTHER PERIODS….AS THE SHOULDER WILL BE USED AS A TRAVEL LANE AND THE SPEED LIMIT WILL BE REDUCED TO 55
MILES-PER-HOUR………



SPORTS
03/31/21

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..
THE PREDATORS GOT PAST THE STARS  THREE TO TWO……
AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
LOUISVILLE DROPPED A 78 TO 63 DECISION TO STANFORD……

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS DEFEATED BY BARREN COUNTY  13 TO THREE……



THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE IS INCREASING THE REGUALR SESSON TO 17-GAMES…..WHILE REDUCING THE PRE-SEASON TO THREE….AND
THE SUPER BOWL WILL MOVE BACK A WEEK…..


AND THE BOY’S SWEET 16 BEGINS THIS MORNING….
AS KNOTT COUNTY CENTRAL PLAYS E’TOWN…..
THEN BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS…..

TONIGHTS GAMES FIND…..
MADISON CENTRAL TANGLING WITH BALLARD….
AND GEORGE ROGERS CLARK GOES AGAINST OLDHAM COUNTY……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/30/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     13   NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..WITH
THREE CASES SATURDAY…..TWO SUNDAY…..AND EIGHT YESTERDAY …..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     19-HUNDRED-EIGHT      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      18-HUNDRED-28     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       47     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     32     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      EIGHT      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



PARKS GRANTS
03/30/21

41 PARKS PROJECT…..TOTALING FOUR-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS…..HAVE BEEN APPROVED TO RECEIVE FUNDING FROM THE…..LAND AND
WATER CONSERVATON FUND……

ALL SELECTED  PROJECTS WILL UPGRADE PARKS AND RECREATION SPACES IN THE COMMONWEALTH……AS THE FEDERAL PROGRAM IS DESIGNED
TO PROTECT IMPORTANT NATURAL AREAS…..HELP LOCAL COMMUNITIES ACQUIRE LAND FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION SPACES…..AND TO DEVELOP
OR RENOVATE PUBLIC….. OUTDOOR RECREATION SPACES…..

IN SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY…..AUBURN IS RECEIVING 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS….. EDMONTON 67-THOUSAND…..MUNFORDVILLE 40-THOUSAND….
AND HORSE CAVE 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



FATAL-EDMONSON
03/30/21

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON KENTUCKY TWO-59  IN EDMONSON COUNTY YESTERDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN ACCORD DRIVEN BY 46 YEAR OLD JULIA BRODERICK OF LOUISVILLE…..CROSSED THE CENTER LINE….
AND STRUCK A 20-12 G-M-C TRUCK OPERATED BY 54 YEAR OLD STANLEY K. BRAGG OF SMITHS GROVE…..

BRODERICK DIED AT THE SCENE…..
AND BRAGG AND HIS PASSENTER….75 YEAR OLD STANLEY V. BRAGG WERE TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..



TEDDY BEARS
03/30/21

JUST IN TIME FOR EASTER…..KENTUCKY STATE POLICE ARE SELLING “TROOPER TEDDY BEARS”…..THROUGH APRIL FOURTH FOR  14-DOLLAR AND 99
CENTS….

ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE…..TROOPER TEDDY BEAR  PROJECT…..WHICH PROVIDES TEDDY BEARS TO CHILDREN IN TRAUMATIC SITUATIONS….
WHICH SOMETIMES RESULTS IN THE ARRST OF A PARENT…..

TROOPER TEDDY BEARS CAN BE ORDERED ON LINE AT…..

TROOPER-TEDDY-DOT-SQUARE-DOT-SITE-FORWARD SLASH……OR CAN BE PICKED UP AT ANY STATE POLICE POST…..



STINSON
03/30/21

19 MONTH OLD TRISTEN DAVID STINSON PASSED AWAY SATURDAY AT  T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORROW (WED)
AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL H OME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR
FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER; CARSON STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HE FATHER; CHRIS STINSON OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO BROTHERS; AIDAN
AND GAVIN….. MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; EMILY KING AND HUSBAND DAVID…..MATERNAL GRANDFATHERS; BRENT BRANDSFORD…..AND MATERNAL
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS; MICHAEL AND CATHY KEITH ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE AUNTS AND SEVERAL COUSINS ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/30/21

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE STARS…..

IN QUARTER-FINAL ACTION AT THE WOMEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS STANFORD……

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IN ON THE ROAD TO BARRNE COUNTY……







KY 585 LOW WATER CROSSING
03/29/21

CONSTRUCTION  ON A NEW…..LOW WATER CROSSING ON KENTUCKY FIVE-85…..OLD FRANKLIN ROAD HAS STARTED…..

THE OLD STRUCTURE WAS CLOSED IN JANUARY FOLLOWING A STATE-WIDE LOAD RATING ANALYSIS OF SELECTED STEEL CULVERTS….AND
TRANSPORTATION CABINET BRIDGE PRESERVATION ENGINEERS DETERMINED THE CLOSURE WAS NECESSARY DUE TO DETERORAO OF THE STEEL
PIPER AND INSUFFICIENT SUPPORING MATERIAL ABOVE THE PIPES…..

THE CONSTRUCTION IS EXPECTED TO TAKE APPROXIMATELY  60 WORKING DAYS……BUT THE PROJECT IS VERY WEATHER DEPENDENT…..AND
WATER LEVELS WILL GREATLY IMPACT THE CONSTRUCTION……



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
03/29/21

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFOR TODAY….FOLLOWING THE VETO RECESS…..FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE 20-21
SESSON……AND REPUBLICANS ARE SET TO TAKE UP DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S VETOES ON EVERYTHING FROM SCHOLARSHIP TAX
CREDITS TO HIS ABILITY TO TILL A  U-S  SENATE SEAT IF A VANCANY OCCURES……

REPUBLICANS HOLD SUPER-MAJORITIES IN BOTH LEGISLATIVE CHAMBERS….AND    G-O-P LEADERS ARE EGER TO PUT IMPRINT ON EDUCATION
POLICY AND TO WATER DOWN THE GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY…..
LAWMAKERS ARE ALSO TALKING ABOUT HOW TO SPEND KENTUCKY’S…..TWO-POINT-FOUR- BILLION DOLLAR SHARE OF THE…..ONE-POINT-NINE
TRILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL CORONA-VIRUS RELIEF PACKAGE….

BILL CAN STILL BE PASSED THESE FINAL TWO DAYS……BUT G-O-P LAWMAKERS LOSE THEIR  UPPER-HAND…..AS THEY WON’T BE ABLE TO CONSIDER
OVER-RIDING ANY VETOES OF THOSE MEASURES…..



VOTERS REMOVED
03/29/21

ACCORDING TO KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS…..FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE MONTH…..THE COMMONWEALTH REMOVED
MORE VOTERS FROM ITS ROLLS THAN IT ADDED….

IN FEBRUARY….THREE-THOUSAND-69 NEW VOTERS  REGISTERED….WHILE FIVE-THOUSAND-106 WERE REMOVED…..MEANING THERE ARE NOW TWO-
THOSUAND-37 FEWER VOTERS ON THE ROLLS AS OF FEBRUARY 28TH…..THAN ON JANAURY 31ST…..A POINT-ZERO-SIX DECREASE…..

DEMOCRATIC REGISTRANTS REPRESENT  47-PERCENT OF THE ELECGTORATE….. REPUBLICAN REGISTRANTS TOTAL 44-PERCENT…..AND NINE-
PERCENT OF VOTERS ARE LISTED UNDER  “OTHER”   AFFILIATIONS…..



HINTON
03/29/21

82 YEAR OLD WANDA WIX HINTON OF BOWLING GREEN PASSSED AWAY SATURDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE IN BOWLING GREEN…..THERE WILL BE NO
VISITATION AND A PRIVATE  SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; RHONDA AND TERRY BLANKENSHIP OF ADOLPHUS AND KIM AND LEE HINTON  OF
SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND BETTY WIX AND CHARLES AND LEATRICE WIX ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND
FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;   JUDY AND DON FULLENWIDER OF ALABAMA  AND ANN DURRETT, SHARON AND ROCKY PARIS AND KAREN
AND STEVE HOWARD ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/29/21

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO BARREN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT  HOME TO PLAY GREENWOOD….


FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 70 YEARS…..THE NASCAR CUP SERIES WAS TO HAVE RACED ON THE DIRT AT THE BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY YESTERDAY…..
BUT AFTER TWO-AND-A-HALF INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON THUNDER VALLEY…..THE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK RACE AND THE CUP RACE WERE BOTH
RESCHEDULED FOR TODAY…….


AT THE WOMEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT….
LOUISVILLE DEFEATED OREGON  60 TO 42 TO MOVE INTO THE ELITE EIGHT…..

AND  BOWLING GREEN CLAIMED THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL TITLE WITH A 49 TO 38 WIN OVER BARREN COUNTY…….







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
03/26/21

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S FEBRUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS FIVE-POINT-TWO
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN   “ONE-TENTH”   OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM JANUARY….BUT UP  “ONE” PERCENTAGE POINT  FROM THE FOUR-
POINT-TWO PERCENT RECORDED IN JANUARY 20-20……

THE NUMBER OF WORKERS WITH JOBS IMPROVED SLIGHTLY IN FEBRUARY….. HELPING PUSH KENTUCKY’S JOBLESS RATE FURTHE DOWN…..

OVER THE PAST TWO MONTHS…..BOTH THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN THE LABOR FORCE….AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE EMPLOYED HAVE
IMPROVED…..HOWEVER….. WORKERS ARE FINDING JOBS MORE QUICKLY THAN THEY ARE RETURNING TO THE LABOR FORCE…..WHICH LOWERS
THE COMMONWEALTH’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/26/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     FOUR   NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS …..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-93      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      18-HUNDRED-
SEVEN     HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       54     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     32     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      3      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



STUDENT NEWSPAPER
03/26/21

IN RESPONSE TO YESTERDAY’S RULING BY THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT…..IN A CASE INVOLVING THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY AND ITS
STUDENT NEWSPAPER….
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY WILL MAKE AVAILABLE DOCUMENTS RELATED TO ALL  “TITLE-NINE”  INVESTIGATIONS ASSERTED AGAINST  W-K-U
EMPLOYEES…..FROM NOVEMBER 20-11 TO NOVEMBER  20-16…..AS REQUESTED BY THE COLLEGE HEIGHTS HERALD IN AN OPEN RECORDS
REQUEST…..



SOLAR FARM
03/26/21

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY PLANS TO BUILD THE LARGEST….SOLAR-PLUS-STORAGE PROJECT…..IN SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY….

THE NEW LOGAN COUNTY SOLAR FARM…..PART OF T-V-A’s “GREEN INVEST PROGRAM”….WILL PROVIDE FACEBOOK’S REGIONAL DATA CENTER
OPERATIONS WITH 145 MEGA-WATTS OF SOLAR POWER….AND G-M”S CORVETTE PLANT IN BOWLING WITH 28 MEGA-WATTS OF POWER…..

T-V-A…..WARREN RURAL ELECTRIC…..AND NASHVILLE-BASED  SILICOM RANCH ARE PARTNERING TO DEVELOP THE PROJECT……



UK ARREST
03/26/21

ACTING ON A TIP….AUTHORITIES ARRESTED AN ARMED KENTUCKY MAN YESTERDAY AS HE WAS LEAVING THE  U-K CHANDLER HOSPITAL
EMERGENCY ROOM…..

BRYAN CARROLL OF VERSAILLES…..WHO WAS VISITING A FAMILY MEMBER…WAS ARMED AT THE TIME…..AND BODY ARMOR AND POSSIBLE EXPLOSIVE
DEVICES WERE FOUND IN HIS CAR…..

CARROLL  IS    FACING STATE AND FEDERAL CHARGES…….



SPORTS
03/26/21

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELLVILLE…..

IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION AT THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
BARREN COUNTY TAKES ON GREENWOOD….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/25/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     SEVEN  NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS …..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-89      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-98     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       59     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     31     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      18      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



SHERIFFS AUDIT
03/25/21

KENTUCKY STATE AUDITOR MIKE HARMON HAS RELEASED THE AUDIT OF ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF JEFF COOK’S…..20-19 TAX SETTLEMENT….

THE AUDIT FOUND THAT THAT THE SHERIFF’S FINANCIAL STATEMENT FAIRLY PRESENTS THE TAXES CHARGED……CREDITED AND PAID……FOR THE
PERIOD APRIL 16TH  20-19  AND  MAY 15TH  20-20…..IN CONFORMITY WITH THE REGULATORY BASIS OF ACCOUNTING……

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



ARREST
03/25/21

TUESDAY MORNING…..THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE ALONG WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND SCOTTSVILLE POLICE
DEPARTMENT….  EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT 51 HINTON AVENUE-APARTMENT  “C-TWO”   IN REFERENCE TO A DRUG INVESTIGATION……

DETECTIVES LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 15 GRAMS OF SUSPECTED CRYSTAL METH, MARIJUANA, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND CASH…….

32 YEAR OLD ASHLEY GOOSETREE, 22 YEAR OLD ZACHARY TAYLOR, 25 YEAR OLD JACOB SMITH AND 21 YEAR OLD CHELSEY SCRUGGS…..ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE….. WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, POSSESSOIN OF MARIJUANA AND
POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER……



SPORTS
03/25/21

THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT GETS UNDERWAY AS……
BARREN COUNTY TAKES ON RUSSELLVILLE…..
MECALFE COUNTY PLAYS GREENWOOD…..
BOWLING GREEN TANGLES WITH RUSSELLL COUNTY….
AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON PLAYS GLASGOW……


THE TOPPERS TANGLE WITH LOUISIANA TECH AT THE  N-I-T……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME  TO  TAKE ON THE RED WINGS……


AND BOWLING GREEN CLAIMED THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP WITH A 57 TO 49 WIN OVER GREENWOOD…..







UK DUAL CREDIT
03/24/21

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL IS ONE OF FOUR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOINING THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY’S  
DUAL CREDIT PROGRAM….WITH COURSES STARTING IN THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR…..

THE PROGRAM ALLOWS HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS TO SIMULATNEOUSLY EARN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEE CREDITS IN COURSES
TAUGHT BY BOTH HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS AND U-K INSTRUCTORS WHO TEACHE THE COURSES VIA  INTER-ACTIVE VIDEO……

IN ADDITION TO AC/S……THREE OTHER DISTRICTS……LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..RYLE HIGH SCHOOL…..AND FRANKFORT INDEPENDENT
HIGH SCHOOL…. WILL BEGIN OFFER DUAL CREDIT WITH  “U-K”  IN THE FALL……

THE PROGRAM…..WHICH LAUNCHED IN EARLY   20-20  WITH FOUR HIGH SCHOOLS AS PILOT SITES….WILL HAVE GROWN TO 14 SCHOOLS  THIS
FALL……



FISCAL COURT
03/24/21

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MET BY  “ZOOM”  CONFERENCING LAST NIGHT….AND APPROVED ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH  ENTERPRISE FLEET
MANAGEMENT….FOR SEVEN NEW VEHICLES…..FOUR FOR THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT.....TWO FOR THE ROAD DEPARTMENT….AND ONE FOR ANIMAL
CONTROL……

THE ONE-POINT-NINE TRILLION DOLLAR……AMERICAN RESCUE ACT FUNDS….WAS RECENTLY APPROVED…..AND JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS
HARPER TALKED WITH THE COURT ABOUT THE FUNDING ALLEN COUNTY WILL BE RECEIVING……
      
THE COURT ALSO APPROVED SIGNING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE COMMONWEALTH FOR THE “WASTE TIRE COLLECTION PROGRAM”  WHICH WILL BE
MAY SIXTH THRU EIGHTH……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/24/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     SIX   NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS …..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-82      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-97     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       53     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     31     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      22      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



PURSUIT-WARREN
03/24/21

STATE POLICE ARRESTED ATENNESSE MAN FOLLOWING A PURSUIT ON I-65…..

TROOPER JONATHAN DOWNS ATTEMPTED TO STOP A 20-12 ALTIMA….TRAVELING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED…..NEAR THE 12 MILE MARKER
NORTHBOUND…..

WHILE FLEEING THE ALTIMA STRUCK  THE SIDE OF A FORD PIKUP THAT WAS ALSO NORTHBOUDS….
A TIRE DEFLATION  DEVICE WAS USED NEAR THE 22 MILE MARKER TO STOP THE VEHICLE…..WHICH WAS DRIVEN BY 18 YEAR OLD JOEL PANHALKER
OF FRANKLIN-TENNESSEE…..

HE WAS  CHARGED WITH  FLEEING OR EVADLING….WANTON ENDANGERMENT…AND A NUMBER OF TRAFFIC RELATED OFFENSES……



FLAGS
03/24/21

IN ACCORDANCE WITH A PROCLAMATION FROM THE WHITE HOUSE….. GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS DIRECTED THAT FLAGS AT ALL STATE OFFICE
BUILDING BE LOWERD TO HALF-STAFF…..IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE  OF THE SHOOTING VICTIMS IN BOULDER-COLORADO……

THE PROCLAMATION GOES UNTIL SUNSET ON SATURADAY-MARCH 27TH…..
AND THE GOVERNOR ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES….AND ORGANIZATONS THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH TO JOIN IN THE
TRIBUTE……



SPORTS
03/24/21

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION AT THE BOYS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
GREENWOOD DEFEATED BARREN COUNTY  63 TO 39……

THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT THE RED WINGS TWO-NOTHING…..

AND AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT……
MICHIGAN DEFEATED TENNESSEE  70 TO 55……
AND KENTUCKY DROPPED AN 86 TO 72 DECISION TO IOWA……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/23/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     10   NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..WITH NO
CASES SATURDAY…..TWO SUNDAY…..AND EIGHT YESTERDAY…..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-76      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-96     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       48     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     31     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      SIX      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



SVILLE ROAD PROJECT
03/23/21

A PROJECT TO IMPROVE A SECTON OF THE  U-S  TWO-31…..SCOTTSVILLE ROAD CORRIDOR IN BOWLING GREEN…..HAS STARTD…..

THE PROJECT AREA FOR THE IMPROVEMENTS IS BETWEEN…..KENTUCKY EIGHT-84…. THREE SPRINGS ROAD  TO THE GREENWOOD MALL ENTRANCE
ON BRYANT WAY…..

THE BULK OF THE WORK WILL TAKE PLACE DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS TO LIMIT TRAFFIC IMPACTS  AS-MUCH-AS POSSIBLE…..HOWEVER….
WORK DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS WILL ALSO TAKE PLACE AND MOTORISTS  SHOULD EXPECT TRAFFIC DISRUPTIONS…..DELAYS…..AND LANE
LOSURES……

THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN LATE FALL…..



JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT
03/23/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS APPOINTED MARK THURMOND OF FRANKLIN…..TO THE OFFICE OF CIRCUIT JUDGE FOR THE 49TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT…..DIVISION ONE…. OF KENTUCKY  WHICH INCLUDES  ALLEN AND SIMPSON COUNTIES…..

THURMOND…..WHO REPLACES JUDGE JANET CROCKER WHO RESIGNED JANUARY 31ST……WAS A PARTNER AT THE LAW FIRM OF CROCKER AND
THURMOND….. AND PREVIOUSLY SERVED AS TRIAL COMMISSIONER……



SPORTS
03/23/21

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM LAST NIGHT…..AS THEY LOST TO THE BOWLING GREEN PURPLES IN THE SEMI-
FINALS OF THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT 53 TO 38…..


AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT……
BELMONT DEFEATED GONZAGA  64 TO 59…..
AND LOUISVILLE DOWNED MIRST  74 TO 43……







DISASTER DECLARATON
03/22/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS GOTTEN THE BACKING OF KENTUCKY’S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION IN HIS EFFORT TO HAVE PRESIDENT JOE
BIDEN ISSUE A MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATON FOR THE COMMONWEALTH…..DUE TO FEBRUARY’S SNOW AND ICE…..

ALL SIX MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SIGHED THE LETTER OT THE PRSEIDENT…..AS WELL AS SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL…….
SENATOR RAND PAUL DIDN’T SIGN THE LETTER AS HE HAD ALREADY SENT HIS OWN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BIDEN…..

THE THREE  STORMS IMPACTED KENTUCKY FEBRUARY EIGHTH THRU 19TH….. PROMPTING THE GOVERNOR TO ISSUE A STATE OF EMRY ORDER…..
59 COUNTIES AND 38 CITIES LIKEWISE ISSUED LOCAL STATES-OF-EMERGENCY……



COVID UPDATE
03/22/21

THE COMMONWELTH HAS NOW  HAD 10 STRAIGHT WEEKS OF DECLINING CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS  AS 316 WERE REPORTED  
YESTERDAY……RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 420-THOUSAND-828……
ONLY THREE COUNTIES REPORTED DOUBLE DIGIT NUMBERS WITH JEFFERSON HAVING 67 NEW CASES….FAYETTE 32……AND WAREN 13…….

16 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED……INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO  FIVE-THOUSAND0738……

463 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED……
AT LEAST 49-THOUSAND-105 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY TATE IS TWO-POINT-97 PERCENT….WHICH IS THE LOWEST SINCE JULY THRID…..



TAX FILING DEADLINE
03/22/21

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS EXTENDED THE TAX FILING DEADLINE FROMAPRIL 15TH TO MAY 17TH…..FOLLOWING SIMILAR ACTION TAKEN BY THE
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE……

KENTUCKY’S FILING EXTENSOIN DOESN’T APPLY TO CORPORATE INCOME TAX….. LIMITED LIABILITY ENTITY TAX…..WITHHOLDING TAC…..SALES OF
USE TAX…..OR OTHER TYPES OF STATE TAXES……



SPORTS
03/22/21

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION OF THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY…..THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED RUSSELLVILLE  53 TO 48……


IN OTHER FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT ACTION YESTERDAY….
IT WAS BOWLING GREEN 66 AND CLINTON COUNTY 50……
GREENWOOD DOWNED METCAFLE COUNTY  73 TO 58……
AND BARREN COUNTY GOT PAST FRANKLIN/SIMPSON 69 TO 62…..


AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT……
TENNESSEE DEFEATED MIDDLE TENNESSEE 87 TO 62……
AND KENTUCKY BEAT IDAHO STATE  71 TO 63…..



THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT MOVES TO DIDLE AREA TONIGHT FOR SEMI FINAL GAMES….AS THE PATRIOTS  TAKE ON
BOWLING GREEN….. AND THEN GREENWOOD TANGLEW WITH BARREN COUNTY……

TIP OFF FOR THE PATRIOT GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AROUND FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……





ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/19/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     SEVEN    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-63      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-85     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       48     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     30     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      TWO      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



VACCINATION EXPANSION
03/19/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS ANNOUNCED AN EXPANSOIN OF WHO CAN RECEIVE THE COVID-19 VACCINE…..AND IS EXTENDING HOURS FOR
RESTAURANTS AND BARE…..

BEGINNING MONDAY…..PRIORITY GROUP   “ONE-C”  WILL BE OPENED UP TO ALL KENTUCKIANS 50 YEARS AND OLDER…..
RIGHT NOW……”ONE-C”….IS FOR THOSE 60 AND OLDER…AND THOSE WHO HAVE AT RISK CONDITONS…….
THE GOVERNOR WENT ON TO SAY THEY’RE COMMITTED TO OPENING UP VACCINE ELIGIBILITY  TO EVERYONE 16 YEARS AND OLDER BY APRIL
12TH……

THE GOVERNER ALSO ANNOUNCED THAT STARTING  TODAY……BARS AND RESTAURANTS CAN SERVIE UNTIL MIDNIGHT….AND DOORS MUST CLOSE
BY ONE…..
CAPACITIES…..HOWEVE….WILL REMAIN AT 60-PERCENT AND THE SEAT RULE STILL APPLIES…..



SPORTS
03/19/21

THE PATRIOTS WILL HOST A  FIRST ROUND GAME…….FOR THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT……SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT PATRIOT
GYM…….

TICKET FOR THE GAME  WILL BE ON SALE  IN THE FRONT  LOBBY OF THE HIGH SCHOOL  TODAY FROM 12NOON TO TWO…..

TICKETS ARE EIGHT DOLLARS AND  TICKET PRIORITY IS…..
PATRIOT PLAYERS  PARENTS AND FAMILY……PARENTS OF AC/S CHEERLEADERS….. AC/S STAFF AND STUDENTS….AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC…..
ANY REMAINING TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE TOMORROW MORNING FROM 10 TO 11 IN THE FRONT LOBBY OF THE HIGH SCHOOL…..
THERE WILL BE NO TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE GATE SUNDAY…..AND NO COACHES CARDS OR PASSES WILL BE ACCEPTED…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/18/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     SIX    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-56      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-82     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       42     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     26     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      EIGHT      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



GUARD IN WASHINGTON
03/18/21

DOZENS OF KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS WILL REMAIN IN WASHINGTON D-C…..THRU MAY 23RD…..IS SUPPORT OF THE  U-S CAPITOL
POLICE……

THE  KENTUCKY GUARD WILL REDUCE ITS PERSONNEL FROM 150 TO 70…..AS SOME 23-HUNDRED NATIONAL GURAD MEMBERS CONTINUE THE
SUPPORT MISSION FOLLOWING THE JANUARY SIXTH RIOT……



MCCONNELL
03/18/21

SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL HAS WARNED OF A….. SCORCHED EARTH LANDSCAPE…..IF DEMOCRATS USE THEIR NEW
MAJORITY TO BRING AN END TO THE SENATE FILIBUSTER IN HOPES OF MUSCLING LEGISLATION SUPPORTING PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN’S AGENDA PAST
G-O-P OPPOSITION…..

MCCONNELL FORECAST A SENATE THAT WOULD ALL BUT CEASE TO FUNCTION….. IMPLYING REPUBLICANS WOULD GRIND BUSINESS TO A HALT BY
REFUSING TO GIVE CONCENT FOR ROUTINE OPERATIONS……



13TH MILLION TOYOTA
03/18/21

KENTUCKY’S  TOYOTA PLANT IN GEORGETOWN….THE COMPANY’S LARGEST WORLD-WIDE PRODUCTION PLANT…..HAS TURNED OUT ITS 13TH
MILLION VEHICLE SINCE OPENING IN 1988…..

THE PLANT……WHICH EMPLOYEES MORE THAN 10-THOUSAND PEOPLE…..PRODUCES CAMRYS….AVALONS….RAV-4s



MED CENTER HEALTH
03/18/21

DUE TO THE AVAILABILITY OF MORE VACCINATION SITES IN THE AREA…..MED  CENTER HEALTH IS NOW SCHEDULING AND INDIVIDUAL AGE 16 AND
OLDER FOR THE  COVID  VACCINE……

TEXT  COVID TO TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-NINE-SIX-44-HUNDRED TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT…..TEXT CANCEL TO CANCEL AN APPOINTMENT…..
AND RESCHEDULE TO RESCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT…..

MED CENTER HEALTH INCLUDES HOSPITALS IN SCOTTSVILLE….BOWLING GREEN….ALBANY…..CAVERNA….AND FRANKLIN…..
AS WELL AS COMMONWEALTH REGIONAL SPECIALITY HOSPITAL….A LONG-TERM ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL……



SPORTS
03/18/21

LAST NIGHT……AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL……THE PATRIOTS  CLAIMED THE BOYS 15TH DISTRICT TITLE AS THEY DEFEATED BARREN
COUNTY 57 TO 48……

SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE……THE PATRIOTS WILL HOST A FOURTH REGION……FIRST GOUND GAME……

A NUMBER OF PATRIOTS WERE HONORED FOLLOWING THE GAME…… MASON SHIRLEY WAS SELECTED AS THE DISTRCIT 15 PLAYER OF THE YEAR….
JOINING SHIRLEY ON THE ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM ARE JAX COOPER AND TYLER FORD…..
JOINING SHIRLEY ON THE ALL-SEASON WERE COOPER AND MICHAEL…..
AND BRADY ALDERSON WAS NAMED TO THE ALL-DISTRICT ACADEMIC TEAM……








ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/17/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     TWO    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-50      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-82     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       36     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     26     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      13      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



HEALTH DEPT IMMUNIZATIONS
03/17/21

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS MAKING APPOINTMENTS FOR THOSE IN THE……ONE-C-PHASE……FOR THE MODERNA VACCINE AT THIS
TIME…..

TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT CALL……
TWO-THREE-SEVEN-44-23……OR  TWO-THREE-NINE-7378



NEW VIRUS VARIANT
03/17/21

A NEW VARIANT OF COVID-19 HAS APPEARED IN A NURSING HOME IN EASTERN KENTUCKY…..

85-PERCENT OF RESIDENTS AND 48-PERCENT OF THE STAFF WERE VACCINATED…. AND IT APPEARS AN UNVACCINATED PERSON BROUGH THE
COVID-19 INTO THE FACILITY……

OF THE 41-INFECTED PERSONS…..27 ARE RESIDENTS AND 14 ARE HEALCARE WORKERS…..ONLY 30-PERCENT OF VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS HAVE
BEEN SYMPTOMATIC…..WHILE 83-PERCENT OF THE UNVACCINATED INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN SYMPTOMATIC……



DEATH INVESTIGATION-ALLEN
03/17/21

STATE POLICE   IS CONDUCTING  A  DEATH INVESTIGATION IN ALLEN COUNTY….. AFTER A DECEASED MALE WAS LOCATED IN THE ADOLPHUS AREA….
JUST AFTER 10 YESTERDAY MORNING…..

THE BODY OF 55 YEAR OLD JAMES RUSSELL OF WESTMORELAND WAS LOCATED IN A FIELD…..NEAR HIS VEHICLE…..IN THE 200-BLOCK OF ANDREW
JACKSON HIGHWAY….. RUSSELL HAD BEEN  REPORTED MISSING  EARLIER YESTERDAY MORNING…..

AN AUTOPSY AND TOXICCOLGY WILL BE PERFORMED TODAY AT THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE IN LOUISVILLE…..



SPORTS
03/17/21

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION AT THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT….THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 63 TO 45 DECISION TO
BARREN COUNTY…..

AND IN LAST NIGHT’S OTHER GAME…..
IT WAS GLASGOW 53 AND MONROE COUNTY 46


IN TONIGHT’S BOY’S CHAMPIONSHOP GAME AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT…..THE PATROTS TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……

TIP OFF AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IS SIX…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  STARTING AROUND FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON…….


IN THE MEN’S  N-I-T……
THE TOPPERS TAKE ON ST. MARYS……







SCHOOL
03/16/21

IT’S BACK TO FOUR-DAY AWEEK……IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION…..IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TODAY……

MONDAY’S WILL REMAIN VIRTUAL DAYS  FOR CLEANING OF THE BUILDINGS….. AND TO ALLOW TEACHERS TO MEET WITH FULL TIME VIRTUAL
STUDENTS……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/16/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     16   NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..WITH 14
ON SATURDAY…. NONE SUNDAY…..AND TWO YESTERDAY…..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-48      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-80     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       37     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     26     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE      SEVEN      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



FATAL-ADAIR
03/16/21

AN ACCIDENT ON THE NUNN  PARKWAY…..AT THE 46 MILE MARKER YESTERDAY MORNING…..CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A 20-20 FREIGHTLINER OPERATED BY 58 YEAROLD RICKY NELSON OF GEORGIA WAS EASTBOUND…..WHEN IT CROSSED THE
MEDICAN THROUGH THE GUARDRAIL….AND OVERTURNED IN THE WESTBNOUND SHOULDER…..

NELSON WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASES ON THE SCENE……



SPORTS
03/16/21

THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL……AS THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY BARREN COUNTY
AND GLASGOW TAKES ON MONROE COUNTY……

TIP OFF FOR THE LADY PATRIOT GAME IS FIVE-30…….AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTOIN STARTING AROUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……



THE PATRIOTS OPENED 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT PLAY LAST NIGHT WITH A  76 TO 48 WIN OVER MONROE COUNTY……

IN LAST NIGHT’S OTHER GAME…..BARREN COUNTY DEFEATED GLASGOW 71 TO 66…..
SO THE PATRIOTS WILL TAKE ON THE TROJANS IN TOMORROW NIGHT’S CHAMPIONSHIP GAME……







KENTUCKY GRADUATION
03/15/21

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY WILL HOLE……IN-PERSON…..COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES THIS SPRING…..

SCHEDULED TO BE HELD AT RUPP ARENA THE WEEK-END OF MAY 14TH THRU 16TH…..THIS WILL BE THE FIRST “IN-PERSON” GRADUATION
CEREMONIES AT U-K SINCE DECEMBER  20-19…..

THE SCHOOL WILL ALSO OFFER A VIRTUAL OPTION FOR  STUDENTS…..AND THE  “IN-PERSON”  CEREMONIES WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED……



COVID UPDATE
03/15/21

THE NUMBER OF NEW COVID-19 CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH CONTINUE TO DROP YESTERDAY…..AS 445 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED…..
INCREASING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 416-THOUSAND-215……
THERE WERE ONLY NINE COUNTIES REPORTING DOUBLE-DIGIT CASE NUMBERS….. INCLUDING ALLEN WITH 14 AND WARREN WITH 11……

16 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED……BRING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO FOUR-THOUSAND-982…….

488 REMAIN HSOSPITALIZED……
AT LEAST 48-THOUSAND-674 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS   THREE-POINT-99 PERCENT……



BUDGET
03/15/21

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS HAVE UNVEILED A STATE BUDGET PLAN THAT STAKES OUT THEIR AUTHORITY OVER HOW THE COMMONWEALTH SPENDS ITS
NEXT MASSIVE INFUSION OF FEDERAL PANDEMIC RELIEF…..

THE SPENDING PROPOSAL…..IS MOSTLY A CONTINUATION OF THE CURRENT BUDGET PASSED LAST YEAR…..
KENTUCKY IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE ABOUT  TWO-POINT-FOUR BILLION DOLLARS IN NEW PANDEMIC FEDERAL AID……AND THE BUDGET BILL
WOULD GIVE THE LEGISLATURE “EXPRESS AUTHORITY”  OVER HOW IT SPENT……



UNEMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION
03/15/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS SIGNED LEGISLATON ALLOWING THE COMMONWEALTH TO WAIVE THE OVERPAYMENT OF SOME PANDEMIC-RELATED
UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS….

THE BILL APPLIES TO SOME INDIVIDUALS….WHO LEFT THEIR JOBS EARLY IN THE PANDEMIC DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT EXPOSURE TO COVID-19….

AT THE TIME….BESHER ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO STAY  “HEALTHY AT HOME”….AND THE COMMONWLTH SIGNALED THEY’D BE ELIGIBLE  FOR JOBLESS
ASSISTANCE….. HOWEVER…..LATER THE REIPIENTS WERE INFORMED THE MONEY HAD TO BE GIVERN BACK……



GAMMON
03/15/21

87 YEAR OLD BOBBY GENE GAMON OF HOLLAND PASSED AWAY FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT ONE AT ALEXANDER FUNERAL HOME-LAFAYETTE CHAPEL WITH BURIAL IN MT. ZION CEMETERY…..VISITATION IS IN
PROGRESS AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LOUISE GAMMON…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; LOUELLA AND JODY HITE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; BETTY
JO GRISSOM….. TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A STEP-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/12/21

THE BOY’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL……
AS THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON  MONROE COUNTY……THEN GLASGOW PLAYS BARREN COUNTY……

TIP OFF FOR THE PATRIOT  GAME IS FIVE-30……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AROUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……



THE  TEAMS FOR THIS YEARS……MEN’S  N-C-A-A  BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT WERE  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY…..AND MOREHEAD IS THE ONLY TEAM
FROM KENTUCKY IN THE FIELD….
AS THE EAGLES WILL TAKE ON WEST VIRGINIA FRIDAY……

LOUISVILLE IS ONE OF FOUR REPLACEMENT TEAMS NAMED…..THAT COULD BE PLACED IN THE TOURNAMENT IS A SCHOOL HAS TO DROP OUT
BECAUSE OF COVID-19 BEFORE SIX TOMORROW NIGHT…..

THE OTHER REPLACEMENT TEAMS ARE….. COLORADO STATE….. STAINT LOUIS……AND OLE MISS……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/10/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     SIX   NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-19      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-69     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       18     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     26     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE     25      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



NEW  NTI GUIDELINES
03/10/21

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HAS RELEASED NEW GUIDANCE ON CHANGES AND UPDATES TO KENTUCKY’S  NON-TRADITIONAL
INSTRUCTION PROGRAM……OF N-T-L…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS SIGNED HOUSE BILLL  TWO-ZERO-EIGHT……WHICH TURND INTO LAW MANY OF THE EMERGENCY REGULATIONS
UNDER WHICH THE COMMONWEALTH’S SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS HAVE BEEN OPERATING DURING THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR….

DISTRICTS MUST PROVIDE EACH STUDENT  WITH ACCESS TO  “IN-PERSON” INSTRUCTION AT LEAST 40-PERCENT OF THE WEEK…..AND EACH
SCHOOL MUST BE OPEN TO SOME FORM OF  “IN-PERSON”  INSTRUCTION AT LEAST 80-PERCENT OF THE WEEK…..BEGINNING  ON OR AFTER MARCH
29TH…..



MORGANTOWN PLANT
03/10/21

STRATUS PLASTICS IN MORGANTOWN IS HIRING 40-EMPLOYEES TO EXPAND PRODUCTION…..WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR A TOTAL OF 135 NEW
POSITONS IN THE YEARS TO COME….

THE OPERATION…..STRATUS’ FIRST IN KENTUCKY….OPENED IN TWENTY-17 AT A 165-SQUARE FOOTB FACILITY…..

THE CANADIAN COMPANY PRODUCES AUTOMOTIVE…..INDUSTRIAL….AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS…….



TROOPER CHARGED
03/10/21

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE…..BOWLING GREEN POST….WAS CONTACTED ABOUT A TROOPER’S INVOLVEMENT WITH A POSSIBLE STOLEN…..AND
ILLEGAL FIREARM…. IN BARREN COUNTY……

AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION WAS OPENED…..WHICH LED TO THE RESIGNATION OF TROOPER BEN HUBBARD…..AND HIS ARREST…..

HUBBARD IS CHARGED WITH OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT…..POSSESSION OF A DEFACED FIREARM…..TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE…..AND
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY-FIREARM……



BLANKENSHIP
03/10/21

82 YEAR OLD RUBY JEWELL BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MARTIN’C CHAPEL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON
(WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RUSSELL NEAL BLANKENSHIP…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JOHN AND BETTY LEE, MATTHEW AND
DONNA LEE AND JEFFERY LEE ALL OF TENNESSEE AND BILLY AND PAIGE LEE OF VIRGINIA…..AND TWO SISTERS; MARGARET HILL AND IVORY
GREENBRIER BOTH OF TENNESSEE…..10 GRANDCHILDREN AND 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……





SPORTS
03/10/21

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ON THE ROAD TO GREEWOOD LAST NIGHT…. AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 58 TO 49 DECISION TO THE
LADY GATORS…..


AND AFTER GETTING DOWN EARLY……THE PATRIOTS LOST TO THE GATORS……IN OVERTIME……82 TO 72…….

BOTH TEAMS WILL CLOSED OUT THE REGULAR SEASON TOMORROW NIGHT AT THE GO TO CUMBERLAND COUNTY……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/09/21

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S  ANNUAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR 20-20 WAS SIX-POINT-SIX
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP FROM FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN 20-19…..

ALL 50 STATES EXPERIENCED SIGNIFICANT INCREASES IN THEIR ANNUAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FROM 20-19 TO 20-20……..AS KENTUCKY’S  20-20
JOBLESS RATE WAS HIGHER THAN 20 STATES AND LOWER THAN 29 STATES……

NEVEDA HAS THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE LAST YEAR AT 12-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…..
WHILE NEBRASKA  HAD  THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE  AT FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT……..



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/09/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     SEVEN   NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS SINCE LAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..
WITH TWO CASSES SATURDAY…..THREE SUNDAY…..AND TWO YESTERDAY…..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-13      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-63     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       18     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     26     DEATHS……
THERE  WERE     NINE      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



TRAILS PROJECTS
03/09/21

12 PROJECTS…..TOTALING 692-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..HAVE BEEN CHOSEN  TO RECEIVE FUNDING FROM THE RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM…..
ALL OF WHICH WILL BE USED TO UPGRADE PARKS AND RECREATIONAL SPACES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..

HART COUNTY WILL RECEIVE 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO CONSTRUCT THE…..HART COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELD
WALKING TRAIL….

THE SELECTED APPLICANTS MUST STILL UNDERGO AN ENVIRONEMNTAL REVIEW…..AND RECEIVE CLEARANCE FROM THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTATION CABINET  AND APPROVAL FROM THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION…….



SPORTS
03/09/21

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THE TRAVEL TO GREENWOOD…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…….AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AROUND FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON…….


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO TAKE ON THE HURRICANES…..



THE MEN’S  A-C-C TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AS…..
PITT TAKES ON MIAMI…..DUKE GOES AGAINST BOSTON COLLEGE…..AND NOTRE DAME PLAYS WAKE FOREST…..

PLAY BEGINS IN THE MEN’S C-USA TOURNAMENT…..
AS RICE TANGLES WITH SOUTERN MISS AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE BATTLES FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL……

THE WOMEN’S  C-USA TOURNAMENT ALSO STARTS TODAY AS……
U-A-B  GOES AGAINST  THE  UNIVERSITY OF  TEXAS  SAN ANTIONO…..AND THE LADY TOPPERS TAKE ON OLD DOMINION…..









BLUEGRASS SALE FINAL
03/08/21

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS HAS OFFICIALLY CLOSED THE DEAL TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN ASSETS OF BLUEGRASS CELLULAR…..WHICH SERVED 210-
THOUSAND CUSTOMERS IN 34 COUNTIES……

VERIZON SAYS  NO ACTION IS NEEDED FROM CUSTOMERS RIGHT NOW…..AS THEY WILL RECEIVE INFORMATION REGARDING THE ACQUISITION AND
THE ARRAY OF SERVICES THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM VERIZON…….



TRANSPORTATION ORDER
03/08/21

KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY JIM GRAY HAS SIGNED AN OFFICIAL ORDER TEMPORARILY SUSPENDING CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS ON
MOTOR CARRIERS ENGAGED IN RESTORING POWER AND DELIVERING FUEL AND OTHER RELIEF SERVICES TO AREAS STRICKENED BY FLOODING
AND OTHER WEATHR-RELATED DISASTERS….

THE ORDER……WHICH TEMPORARILY RELIEVES COMMERCIAL DRIVERS FROM MAXIMUM DRIVING TIMES AND WEIGH STATION STOPS IF PROVIDING
RESPONSE RELIEF…….IS  EFFECTIVE THRU MARCH 19TH AND  MAY BE EXTENDED IF NEED…..

IT ALSO AUTHORIZES THE WAIVER OF PERMIT FEES FOR OVERWEIGHT/OVER DIMENSIONAL VEHICLES……



CABONI CONTRACT
03/08/21

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS HAVE APPROVED AN ADDENDUM TO PRESIDENT  TIMOTHY CABONI’S EMPLOYMENT
CONTRACT THAT INCLUDES RETENTION AND PERFORMANCE-BASED BONUSES…..A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAY…..SEPARATION PAYMENTS….
AND AN INCREASE TO HIS BASE SALARY FORM 416-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO 450-THOUSAND……

THE CONTRACT RUNS THRU JUNE 30TH……20-25…..



OVERDOSES
03/08/21

AUTHORITIES IN HAZARD ARE WORKING WITH FEDERAL DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO IDENTIFY THE SOURCE OF SUSPECTED OVERDOSES
THAT RESULTED IN THREE DEATHS AND SICKENED SEVERAL OTHERS…..INCLUDING TWO POLICE OFFICERS……

AUTHORITIES  URGE RESIDENTS TO USE CAUTION IF THE SEE ANY SUBSTANCE THAT IS NOT EARILY RECOGNIZABLE…..AS WHAT EVER THIS IS…..IT IS
DEADLY……



SPORTS
03/08/21

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL….
TENNESSEE DOWNED FLORIDA  65 TO 54…..

SOUTH CAROLINA CLAIMED THE WOMEN’S  S-E-C TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP AS THEY DEFEATED GEORGIA  67 TO 62……

IN THE WOMEN’S A-C-C  TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..
LOUISVILLE DROPPED A 58 TO 56 DECISION TO N-C STATE……

AND KYLE LARSON TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG AT THE LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/05/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     THREE   NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-FOUR      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-50     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       22     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……
THERE WAS     ONE      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
03/05/21

KENTUCKY VOTERS COULD DECIDE WHETHER TO GIVE LAWMAKERS THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE NUMBER OF DAYS THEY MEET UNDER A
PROPOSAL THAT HAS WON SENATE APPROVAL…..

THE PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT WOULD GIVE LAWMAKERS THE OPTION TO BE IN SESSION UP TO 12 EXTRA DAYS EACH YEAR…..IN
ADDITION TO THEIR REGULAR SESSION WHICH LASTS  60-DAYS IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS AND 30-DAYS IN ODD NUMBERED YEARS…..AND THE
PROPOSAL ALSO WOULD NOT CHANGE A GOVENOR’S ABILITY TO CALL SPECIAL SESSIONS…..

IF APPROVED…..THE PROPOSAL WOULD BE ON THE 20-22 BALLOT……



HALL PROMOTED
03/05/21

THE FIRST BANK SCOTTSVILLE LOCATION HAS A NEW….FINANCIAL CENTER MANAGER…..

TRACIE HALL…..AN ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE AND VETERAN BANKER WITH OVER 30 YEARS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES EXPERIENCE……HAS BEEN
PROMOTED TO “FINANCIAL CENTER MANAGER…..

IN HER NEW ROLL…..HALL WILL OVERSEE CENTER OPERTIONS….LEAD INITIATIVES TO ATTRACT NEW CUSTOMERS……AND SOLIDIFY RELATIONSHIPS
WITH EXISTING CUSTOMERS AND BUSINESSES IN THE SCOTTSVILLE COMMUNITY…..

HALL BEGAN HER BANKING CAREER IN 1993 WITH FARMERS NATIONAL BANK…. WHICH MERGED WITH FIRST BANK LAST YEAR……




JUDGE NOMINEES
03/05/21

THE JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION…..LED BY CHIEF JUSTICE OF KENTUCKY JOHN MINTON-JUNIOR…..HAS ANNOUNCED NOMINEES TO FILL THE
CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANY FOR ALLEN AND SIMPSON COUNTIES……

THE THREE NOMINEES ARE ATTORNEYS MARK THURMON….DAVID CUMMINS….AND CLINT WILLIS ALL OF FRANKLIN…..

THURMON IS A PARTNER AT THE LAW FIRM OF CROCKER  AND THURMAN  AND SERVES AS  A TRIAL L COMMISSIONER…..
CUMMINS IS A MEMBER WITH THE LAW FIRM OF LEACH AND CUMMINS…..
AND WILLIS SERVES AS AN ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL IN THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND  PREVIOUSLY SERVED AS
COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY FOR ALLEN AND SIMPSON COUNTIES……

THE JUDICIAL SEAT BECAME VACANT WHEN JUDGE JANET CROCKER RESIGNED JANUARY 31ST…..



SPORTS
03/05/21

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO METFALVE COUNTY…..TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AROUND  FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON…..







INJUNCTION GRANTED
03/04/21

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD HAS ISSUED A  TEMPORARY INJUNCTION KEEPING THREE BILLS PASSED BY THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY….. THAT
LIMIT THE GOVERNOR’S POWER TO DEAL WITH THE  COVID-19 PANDEMIC…..FROM BEING IMPLEMENTED UNTIL THE MERITS OF THE CASE ARE
HEARD….

HOUSE BILL ONE AND SENATE BILLS ONE AND TWO  WERE APPROVED BY THE REPUBLICAN  SUPERMAJORITY…..IN BOTH CHAMBERS….DURING THE
FIRST DAYS OF THE 20-21 SESSION…..

DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR THEN VETOED THE BILLS……WHICH LAWMAKERS OVERRODE…..AND THE GOVERNOR THEN FILED SUIT
SEEKING TO KEEP THE BILLS FROM BECOMING LAW…….



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/04/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     TWO    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     18-HUNDRED-ONE      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-50     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       19     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……
THERE WERE     11     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



ARREST-HART
03/05/21

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A HART COUNTY MAN ON MULTIPLE CHARGES RELATED TO AN INVESTIGAION INTO SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS…..

74 YEAR OLD JAMES HEALEY OF MUNFORDVILLE WAS ARRESTED ON AN INDICTMENT WARRANT AND LODGED IN THE HART COUNTY JAIL……



SPORTS
03/04/21

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


AT THE WOMEN’S  A-C-C TOURNAMENT…..
NORTH CAROLINA PLAYS WAKE FOREST…..SYRCUSE TAKES ON BOSTON COLLEGE….. VIRGINIA TECH TANGLES WITH MIAMI…..AND NOTRE DAME
BATTLES CLEMSON…..

AT THE WOMEN’S  S-E-C TOURNAMENT……
MISSISSIPPI STATE GOES AGAINST L-S-U…..MISSOURI PLAYS ALABAMA…..OLE MISS TANGLES WITH ARKANSAS…..AND KENTUCKY TAKES ON
FLORIDA……







CAPACITY RESTRICTIONS
03/02/21

DUE TO A SEVEN WEEK DECLINE IN NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY….. BEGINNING THIS FRIDAY…..CAPACITY RESTRICTIONS IN SOME
BUSINESSES WIL BE RELAXED BY 10-PERCENT……
AMONG THE BUSINESSES AFFECT ARE BARS AND RESTAURANTS…..FITNESS CENTERS…..MOVIE THEATRES…..RETAIL….AND MOVIE THEATRES…..
CURRENT CAPACITIES ARE 50-PERCENT….WHICH WILL INCREASE TO 60-PERENT……
AT PLACES OF WORSHIP…….CAPACITY IS A RECOMMENDATON…..BUT THE RECOMMENDATON IS TO INCREASE BY 10-PERCENT……
THE MASK MANDATE IS STILL IN PLACE…..AND THE INCREASE IS ONLY ALLOWED IF THE BUSINESS CAN MAINTAIN  SIX-FEET OF SOCIAL DISTANCE…..

IT WAS ALSO ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY…..THAT CHILDCARE CENTER CAPACITY WILL INCREASE TO REGUALR GROUP SIZE ON MARCH 15TH……..



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
03/02/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    SEVEN    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS SINCE LAST FRIDAY
AFTERNOON……WITH THREE CASSES SATURDAY…..TWO SUNDAY…..AND TWO YESTERDAY…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-93      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-46     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       15     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……
THERE WERE     SIX     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS  CURRENTLY IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



STATE OF EMERGENCY
03/02/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS DECLARED A  “STATE OF EMERGENCY” DUE TO THE EXTREMEMLY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS MOST OF KENTUCKY
OVER THE WEEK-END….

THE  “STATE OF EMERGENCY”  ALLOWS THE COMMONWEALTH’S RESOURCES TO BE MOBILIZED TO HELP CITIES AND COUNTIES AFECTED BY THE
RAINFALL…..

AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..13 COUNTIES HAD DECLARED STATES OF EMERGENCY……



ARREST
03/02/21

FRIDAY NIGHT…..THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT  AT A RESIDENCE ON OLD BOWLING GREEN ROAD IN
BARREN COUNTY…. IN REFERENCE TO A DRUG INVESTIGATION…..
LOCATED WERE SEVERAL BAGS OF CRYSTAL METH PACKAGED FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIGITAL SCALES, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, CASH, A LOADED FIRE
ARM, PILLS AND OTHER PACKAGING MATERIALS……AND A LARGE BAG OF  MARIJUANA  WAS  FOUND IN AN OUTBUILDING…..
46 YEAR OLD MICHAEL LOWE…..WAS ARRESTED  AND CHARGED TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-ENHANCED, POSSESSION OF A
HANDGUN BY A CONVICTED FELON, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHENALIA…..

DECTECTIVES SAY ADDITIONAL CHARGES ARE PENDING……



SPORTS
03/02/21

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT……AND DROPPED A 41 TO 32 DECISION TO RUSSELLVILLE……

THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE BACK IN ACTION FRIDAY NIGHT……


THE PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TONIGHT FOR A BOY’S DOUBLEHEADER…..AS BOWLING GREEN COMES TO PATRIOT GYM…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME STARTING AROUND  SEVEN-15……







REAL ESTATE SALES
03/01/21

THE REALTORS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY REPORTED RECORD SALES AND FALLING INVENTORY CONTINUES…..AS JANUARY WAS THE
FIFTH MONTH IN A ROW THAT SALES HAVE TOPPED THE SAME MONTH FROM A YEAR PRIOR…..

195 RESIDENTIAL UNITS WERE SOLD IN JANUARY….WHICH WAS UP EIGHT-POINT-33 PERCENT FROM  LAST JANUARY…..AS SALES VOLUME REACHED
JUST OVER 38-MILLION DOLLARS…..WHICH WAS UP 16-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT FROM   JANUARY    20-20……

MEANWHILE….RESIDENTIAL INVENTORY FOR SALE  HAS FALLEN   10 OF THE LAST 12 MONTH…..AS OF JANUARY  31ST    THERE WERE ONLY  443
RESIDENTIAL UNITES FOR SALE…..DOWN FROM 961 FOR THE SAME  TIME LAST YEAR…..
AND FOR THE FIRST TIME…..HOMES  “UNDER CONTRACT”  OR  “PENDING”  OUTNUMBERED THE ACTIVE LISTINGS…..



FLOODING
03/01

MUCH OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY IS DEALIING WITH SIGNIFICANT…..FLASH FLOODING….FOLLOWING YESTERDAY’S  ALL-DAY RAIN-FALL…..

MANY ROADS IN LOW-LYING AREAS ARE IMPASSABLE…..
RIVERS AND CREEKS ARE CONTINUING TO RISE…..
IF YOU COME UPON A FLOOD ROAD…..FIND ANOTHER ROUTE……AS AUTHORITIES URGE EVERYONE TO  “TURN AROUND AND DON’T DROWN”…….

A TORNADO WATCH WAS ALSO ISSUED LAST NIGHT……



COVID UPDATE
03/01/21

675 NEW CASES OF  CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY….. RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO  404-THOUSAND-762…..

12 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO  FOUR-THOUSAND-632……

732 ARE CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 45-THOUSAND-544 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS FIVE-POINT-56  PERCENT……



LICENSE RENEWAL
03/01/21

KENTUCKY REQUIRES A VISION SCREENING FOR NEW DRIVERS…..BUT NOT FOR INDIVIDUALS RENEWING THEIR LICENSE……HOWEVER…..THAT
WOULD CHANGE UNDER A BILL PASSED BY THE KENTUCKY HOUSE……

THE MEASURE WOULD REQUIRE A VISION SCREENING WHENEVER SOMEONE RENEWS THEIR’S DRIVER’S LICENSE……CURRENTLY  42 STATES
REQUIRE A VISION SCREENING DURING DRIVER’S LICENSE RENEWALS…..

THE VISION TEST COULD BE DONE BY AN EYE-CARE PROFESIONSL…..OUR OTHER HEALTH PROFESSIONAL……OR AT THE DRIVER’S LICENSE
OFFICE…….



SPORTS
03/0121

THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS TRAVEL TO THE WARREN COUNTY AQUATIC CENTER FOR A MEET…….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON RUSSELLVILLE IN A GIRL’S VARSITY GAME…..
TIP OFF IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….


IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

THE TOPPERS HOST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/25/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     FIVE    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-86      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-31     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       23     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……
THERE WERE     16     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……

ALLEN  COUNTY IS IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES CURRENTLY…..YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



BRENT
02/26/21

52 YEAR OLD LARRY BRENT OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..THERE WILL BE NO
VISITATION OF SERVICES AS CREMATION WAS CHOSEN…AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JANET BRENT…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BILL AND FRED AND MIUK….AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; PAT BRENT
ALL OF MICHIGAN….. THREE AUNTS ALSO SURVIVE……




MAYHEW
02/26/21

87 YEAR OLD JOYCE AUSBROOKS MAYHEW OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
MONDAY AFTERNOON AT ON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO SUNDAY
AFTERNOON….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLES AND HANNAH AUSBROOKS OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LARRY AND LINDA AUSBROOKS
OF OAKLAND….. TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; JANE AND HERBERT SMITH AND PATTY AND JIMMY LANDERS….AND A BROTHER; BILLY TAYLOR
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; PEGGY MCGINLY OF TEXAS…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AUSBROOKS OF ADOLPHUS……EIGHT
GRANDCHILDREN, TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND 16 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



PARRISH
02/26/21

76 YEAR OLD  PHILLIP S. PARRISH OF MADISONVILLE…..AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAY AT HILLSIDE CENTER IN
MADISONVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HOLLAND
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOHN AND GAIL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDSON ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
02/26/21


THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED A 39 TO 32 DECISION TO SOUTH WARREN…..

LADY PATRIOTS BACK IN ACTION TOMORROW AS THEY TRAVEL TO CLINTON COUNTY…….



AND THE RED WINGS DEFEATED THE PREDATORS  FIVE TO TWO……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/25/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     NO    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-81      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-30     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       20     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……
THERE WERE     14     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……

ALLEN  COUNTY IS IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES CURRENTLY…..YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



INSTRUCTION BILL
02/245/21

THE KENTUCKY HOUSE PASSED A BILL YESTERDAY THAT REQUIRES SCHOOLS TO REOPEN  TO “IN-PERSON” INSTRUCTION BY  LATE MARCH…..

THE REQUIREMENT THAT “IN-PERSON”  CLASSES RESUME BY MARCH 29TH WAS ADDED TO A LARGER EDUCATION BILL THAT NOW GOES TO THE
SENATE….

UNDER THE BILL…..SCHOOL DISTRICT WOULD NEED TO OFFER….AT LEAST….A HYBRID SCHEDULE WHERE STUDENTS ATTEND  “IN-PERSON”
CLASSES AT LEAST TWO DAYS A WEEK…..AND CLASSES ARE HELD AT LEAST FOUR DAYS A WEEK…

UP TO FIVE  NONTRADITONAL INSTRUCTION DAYS WOULD BE AVAILABLE FOR DISTRICTS  THE REST OF THE SCHOOL YEAR……AND MORE N-T-I  DAYS
COULD BE GRANTED IN AREAS WITH THE MOST SERIOUS  COVID-19 INCIDENCE RATES….



UNEMPLOYMENT WEBSITE
02/25/21

A KENTUCKY  UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIM WEBSITE WAS TEMPOARILY INACCESSIBLE YESTERDAY FOLLOWING AN ATTEMPTED  CYBER-ATTACK…..

THE KENTUCKY   CAREER CENTER SAYS UNIDENTIFIED SUSPECTS ATTEMPED TO GAIN ENTRY TO THE SITE AND OVERWHELMED IT WITH RANDOM
LOGIN USERNAMES……
NONE OF THE LOGIN ATTEMPTS WERE SUCCESSFUL AND NO INFORMATION WAS COMPROMISED…..

THE SITE IS USED TO FILE NEW CLAIMS…..AS-WELL-AS TO CHECK ON THE STATUS OF EXSISTING CLAIMS…..VIEW PAYMENT HISTORY…..AND UPDATE
PROFILE INFORMATION……



HARPER
02/25/21

78 YEAR OLD SHERLIE CHARLTON HAPER OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY AT TUESDAY AT COMMONWEALTH REGIONAL SPECIALITY HOSPITAL IN
BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK FOREST NUMBER ONE
CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONAITONS TO OAK FOREST NUMBER ONE CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; EUGENE HARPER…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-N-LAW; RUSTY AND RHONDA, DENNIS AND SALLY AND MIKE
AND LAURA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; DONNA AUSBROOKS OF ADOLPHUS AND BARBARA AUSBROOKS AND
LYNN AND JIMMY DENTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND MARY CHARLTON OF ADOLPHUS…..A SISTER;
DELOYCE MEADOR OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; MURL HUGHES OF ADOLPHUS…..17 GRAND CHILDREN AND 30 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/25/21

THE LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM IS BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT AS SOUTH WARREN COMES TO PATRTOT GYM FOR A GIRL’S VARSITY GAME…..

TIP OFF IS SIX…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE TOPPERS ARE ON THE ROAD TO HOUSTON……

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/24/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     FOUR    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-81      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-28     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING       23     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……
THERE WERE     81     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……

ALLEN  COUNTY IS IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES CURRENTLY…..YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



UNEMPLOYMENT BILL
02/24/21

A BILL  ALLOWING THE COMMONWEALTH TO WAIVE THE OVERPAYMENT OF SOME PANDEMIC-RELATED UNEMPLOYEMTN CLAIMS….HAS WON
APPROVAL FROM A KENTUCKY SENATE COMMITTEE…..

THE MEASURE APPLIES TO SOME PEOPLE WHO LEFT THEIR JOBS EARLY IN THE PANDEMIC DUE TO CONCERNS……AT THE TIME…..THEY WERE TOLD
THEY WERE ELIGIBLE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE…..BUT LATER WERE INFORMED THEY MONEY HAD TO TBE GIVEN BACK….

THE LEGISLATION WOULD ALLOW THE LABOR CABINET TO WAIVE OVERPAYMENTS WHEN THE UNEMPLOYMENT OFFICE WAS AT FAULT……



MPEACHMENT PANEL
02/24/21

A   LEGISLATIVE PANEL HAS WRAPPED UP ITS REVIEW OF IMPEACHMENT EFFORTS AGAINST GOVENOR ANDY BESHEAR AND ATTORNEY GENERAL
DANIEL CAMERON….. RECOMMENDING THEY NOT BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE…..

THE PETITIONS WERE FILED BY AN HANDFFUL OF KENTUCKIANS AGAINST BESHEAR FOR HIS CORONA-VIRUS RESTRICTIONS…..AND CAMERON FOR
HIS HANDLING OF THE BREONNA TAYLOR DEATH INVESTIGATION…….



ARREST-WARREN
02/24/21

AN INVESTIGATON BY THE  KENTUCKY STATE POLICE ELECTRONIC CRIME BRANCH HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF 21 YEAR OLD TRISTAN SCOTT
WALLACE OF BOWLING GREEN   .ON CHARGES RELATED TO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE…..

A  SEARCH WAS EXECUTED AT  WALLACE’S  RESIDENCE   WHERE EQUIPMENT TO FACILIATE  THE CRIME WAS SEIZED…..



TWO STATE PURSUIT
02/24/21

A TWO-DAY……TWO STATE PURSUIT   LEAD TO THE ARREST OF A TENNESSEE MAN…..
THE SUMNER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WAS ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE A STOLEN NISSAN TRUCK NEAR THE KENTUCKY/TENNESSEE LINE…WHEN
SIMPSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES TOOK UP THE PURSUIT ON I-65……AND  K-S-P TROOPERS RESPONDED AS THE STOLEN VEHICLE EXITED I-
65  TO PLANO ROAD…..

THE VEHICLE WENT INTO A WOODED AREA  WHERE IS BECAME LODGED AGAISNT A TREE……AND THE OPERATOR  31 YEAAR OLD JAMES TORSAK OF
GALLATIN WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF OFFENSES AND LODGED IN THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL……



FBI ARREST
02/24/21

A KENTUCKY COUPLE HAS BEEN ARRESTED BY THE F-B-I IN CONNECTION WITH THE JANUARY SIXTH RIOT AT THE  U-S  CAPITOL…..

LORI ANN VINSON AND TOMAS RAY VINSON WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN OWENSBORO……



SPORTS
02/24/21

DURING A PRESS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY…..THE  “YUM CENTER”  AND THE LOUISVILLE XTREME INDOOR FOOTBALL TEAM….ANNOUNCED A THREE
YEAR AGREEMENT FOR   THE TEAM TO PLAY THEIR HOME GAMES AT THE “YUM CENTER”…..

THE EIGHT HOME GAMES WILL BE PLAYED BETWEEN APRIL AND AUGUST…..WITH THE HOME OPENER APRIL 24TH……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/23/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     FOUR    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS  SINCE LAST FRIDAY…..WITH ONE
CASE STAURDAY….. NONE SUNDAY AND THREE YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-77      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      17-HUNDRED-20     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      25    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……
THERE WERE     78     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS IN THE     YELLOW ZONE     FOR CASES CURRENTLY…..YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



VACCINES EXPANDING
02/23/21

KENTUCKY IS EXPANDING ITS VACCINATION ELIGIBILITY TO ANYONE OVER 60 BEGINNING MARCH FIRST……

STARTING MONDAY…..KENTUCKY’S REGIONAL VACCINATION SITES WILL MOVE TO PHASE  “ONE-C”…..WHICH EXPANDS THE POOL OF ELIGIBLE
RECIPIENTS TO THOSE OVER 60…..AND ANYONE OVER AGE 16 WHO HAS A HIGH RISK CONDITION…..

THE  “ONE-C”  ALSO  INCLUDES REMAINING ESSENTIAL WORKERS WHO WEREN’T IN THE HIHER PRIORITY CATEGORIES……



ALCOHOL TO GO
02/23/21

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS HAVE ADVANCED LEGISLATION ALLOWING  “TO-GO” ALCHOL SALES TO BECOME A PERMANENT FIXURE FOR RESTAURANTS…..
TO HELP OFFSET CORONA-VIRUS RELATED LOSSES….

THE PROPOSAL WOULD ALLO RESTAURANTS AND BARS TO SELL ALCHOHOL….. INCLUDING COCKTAISL…..IN SEALED CONTAINERS FOR DELIVERY
AND TO-GO ORDERS AS PART OF A MEAL PURCHASE…..

EARLY IN THE PANDEMIC……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ISSUED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ALLOW ALCOHOL   ‘TO-GO” SALES……AND THE BILL WOULD
MAKE THAT ACCOMMODATON PERMANENT……



IMPEACHMENT PANEL
02/23/21

A LEGISLATIVE PANEL TOOK NO ACTON ON IMPEACHMENT PETITONS PENDING AGAINST GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR AND ATTORNEY GENERAL
DANIEL CAMERON… AFTER MEETING FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR YESTERDAY……

THE PETITIONS WERE DISCUSSED DURING THE EXECUTIVE SESSON…..BUT THE PANEL REACH NO  “FINAL RESOLUTION…..AND ANOTHER MEETING
OF THE PANEL HAS NOT BEEN SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME…..



HART FIRE-FATAL
02/23/21

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A FATAL HOUSE FIRE IN HART COUNTY….

THE HARDVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS CALLED TO A RESIDENCE ON HUNDRED ACRE POND ROAD SUNDAY NIGHT…..WHERE A DECEASED MALE…..
IDENTIFIED AT 81 YEAROLD RALPH BENNET WAS DISCOVERED IN THE RESIDENCE……

THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE HASN’T BEEN DETERMINED…..BUT NO FOUL PLAY IS SUSPECTED AT THIS TIME……



SPORTS
02/23/21

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE BACK IN ACTION LAST NIGHT…..AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 41 TO 38 DECISION TO WARREN
EAST…..
AND THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED THE RAIDERS  74 TO 46……

THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE BACK IN ACTION THURSDAY NIGHT……



ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO TAKE ON THE RED WINGS….

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE IS AT HOME  TO PLAY NOTRE DAME……

AND THE KENTUCKY/ TEXAS   A-AND-M   GAME HAS BEEN POSTPONED……







COVID UPDATE
02/22/21

YESTERDAY SAW ANOTHER DROP IN COVID-19 MUMBERS IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY…..AS 979 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED…..BRINGING THE
PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 396-THOUSAND-997…..
JEFFERSON WAS THE ONLY COUNTY WITH MORE THAN 100 CASES…..WARREN WAS TIED FOR SIXTH WITH BULLITT COUNTY WITH 20 EACH…..AND
BARREN COUNTY WAS 10TH WITH 21…..

21 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOS TO THE VIRUS TO  FOUR-THOUSAND-447……

902 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED……
AT LEAST  46-THOUSAND-753 HAVE RECOVERED……
AND THE POSITIVIY RATE DROPPED TO  SIX-POINT-72 PERCENT……



KROGER DATA BREACH
02/22/21

KROGER IS INFORMING SOME CUSTOMERS AND ASSOCIATES THAT A THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE  COMPANY IT USES FOR DATA SERVICES SUFFERED A
DATA BREACH…..

KROGER’S OWN  “I-T”  SYSTEMS WERE NO AFFECTED….AND NO GROCERY STOR DATA….CREDIT OR DEBIT CARE  INFORMATION OR CUSTOMER
ACCOUNT PASSWORDS WERE IMPACTED….

KROGER DOES SAY SOME ASSOCIATE  H-R DATA…..SOME PHARMACY RECORDS…. AND SOME MONEY SERVICES HAVE BEEN AFFECTED….

KROGER IS IN THE PROCESS OF CONTACTING THOSE IMPACTED…..AND SAYS THERE IS NO INDICATION OF FRAUD OR MISUSE OF PERSONAL
INFORMATION AS A RESULT OF THE INCIDENT…..



KY DOWNS EXPANSION
02/22/21

THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSION HAS APPROVED A REQUEST FROM KENTUCKY DOWNS IN FRANKLIN…..TO EXPAND ITS LICENSED
PREMISES TO AN EXTENSION FACILITY IN BOWLING GREEN…..

THE REQUEST HAD BEEN MADE LAST FALL…..AND APPROVAL CAME JUST DAYS AFTER THE GENERAL ASSEMLY PASSED LEGISLATON TO LEGALIZE
THE ”SLOT MACHINE LIKE”  HISTORIACL HORSE RACING MACHINES…..



SPORTS
02/22/21

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAMS CELEBRATE HOMECOMING TONIGHT AS WARREN EAST COMES TO PATRIOT GYM…..

HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES WILL BE HELD BETWEEN GAMES……

TIP OFF  FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD HAVE  THE ACTION STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/19/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     11     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-73      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      16-HUNDRED-95     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      46    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     84     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN  COUNTY IS IN THE     ORANGE ZONE     FOR CASES CURRENTLY…..YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME
FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



VISITATION
02/19/21

BEGINNING TOMORROW……NON-MEDICAID CERTIFIED……LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES WILL BE OPEN TO VISITORS…..


VISITS ARE LIMITED TO ONE PERSON…..OR TWO FROM THE SAME HOUSEHOLD……
VISITORS WILL ALSO NEED TO SHOW A NEGATIVE  COVID-TEST TAKEN IN THE LAST 72-HOURS…..OR PROOF OF VACCINATION…….



RULING
02/19/21

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD……YESTERDAY……EXTENDED A TEMPORARY ORDER BLOCKING A NEW STATE LAW RESTRICTING
THE GOVERNOR’S AUTHORITY TO COMBAT COVID-19……

THE RESTRAINING ORDER IS CURRENTLY BLOCKING A MEASURE THAT WOULD.ALLOW  BUSINESSES AND SCHOOLS  TO COMPLY WITH  COVID-19
GUIDELINES FROM THE BESHEAR ADMINISTRATION….OR THE C-D-C…..WHICHEVER IS LEAST RESTRICTIVE……



SPORTS
0219/21

THE BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS HAVE RELEASED THEIR 20-21 SCHEDULE…..

THE HOT RODS WILL PLAY A 120-GAME SCHEDULE…..HOSTING  60 CONTESTS AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK OVER 10 HOMESTANDS…..

THE HOT RODS WILL BEGIN THE SEASON ON THE ROAD  AS THEY TAKE ON THE GREENVILLE DRIVE……AND WILL HOST THEIR HOME OPENER ON MAY
11TH……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/18/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     TWO    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-62      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      16-HUNDRED-45     
HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      83    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     FOUR      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..
COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING
ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



MORE VACCINE
02/18/21

KENTUCKY IS SET TO RECEIVE A 29-PERCENT INCREASE IN ITS  COVID-19 VACCINATION SUPPLY FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT…..STARTING
NEXT WEEK…..

THE LATEST BOOST IN SHIPMENTS MEANS THE COMMONWEALTH’S VACCINE ALLOCATION FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL HAVE RISEN BY 57-
PERCENT…….

MORE THAN  540-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS…..OR ABOUT 12-PERCENT OF THE POPULATON…..HAVE RECEIVED AT LEAST THEIR FIRST DOSE OF
VACCINE……




SPORTS
02/18/21

THE PREDATORS ARE IN COLUMBUS TO TAKE ON THE BLUEJACKETS……







ROAD
02/16/21

ROADS IN  SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY   REMAN  SNOW AND ICE COVERED OR PARTIALLY COVERED DUE TO THE WINTER STORM….

STATE CREWS HAVE BEEN  FOCUSING ON MAINLY ON PRIORITY “A” ROUTES…..WITH SOME PRIORITY “B” ROUTED BEING TREATED……THOSE WHO
LIVE ON PRIOTITY “C” ROUTES….WHICH ARE MORE RURAL AREAS ARE ASKED TO BE PATIENT……
THE COLD TEMPERATURES MAKE PLOWING HARD ON CREW MEMBERS AND EQUIPMENT….AND MAKE THE ROADWAYS HARDER TO PLOW……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/16/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     FOUR    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS  SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..WITH
FOUR SATURDAY AND NONE SUNDAY AND YESTERDAY……
ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-59      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      16-HUNDRED-30      
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      97    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     EIGHT      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE…..THE SECOND HIGHEST IN THE COMMONWEALTH FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN
VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND
SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS
SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



VACCINE CHANGE
02/16/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNUNCED A CHANGE IN VACCINE PRIORITY FOR ONE GROUP YESTERDAY…..AS CHILD CARE WORKERS WILL BE MOVED
UP TO….ONE “B”…..

THE C-D-C MADE THAT CHANGE ABOUT A MONTH AGO….WITH LITTLE ANNOUNCEMENT…..AND THE GOVERNOR SAID THE COMMONWEALTH IS AT A
PLACE WHERE THE TIME IS RIGHT TO DO IT……

SO CHILDCARE WORKERS NOW QUALIFY TO SIGN UP ANYWHERE IN KENTUCKY FOR A COVID-19 VACCINE……  



SPORTS
02/16/21

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM ARE SCHEDULED TO BE AT HOME AND TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN……

THE PREDATORS TAKE ON THE STARS IN DALLAS…….







WINTER WEATHER
02/15/21

MOST OF THE KENTUCKY  IS UNDER A…..WINTER STORM WARNING…..FOR HEAVY SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT
THE COMMONWEALTH THRU TOMORROW…..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS THERE WILL BE TWO SEPARATE WAVES…. THERE WAS MIXED PRECIPATATION WITH SLEET  AND A LITTLE
SNOW LAST NIGH…..AND THERE WILL BE A LULL BEFORE THE HEAVY SNOW BEGINS TODAY….

THE DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN THE AREA OF HEAVY SNOW AND ICE WILL EXTEND PRIMARILY FROM  BOWLING GREEN THROUGH LEXINGTON AND ON
TO ASHLAND…..

NORTH AND WEST OF THAT LINE IS LOOKING FOR 10 TO 12 INCHES IN SOME AREAA…..WHILE SOUTH AND EAST OF THE LINE WILL HAVE MORE ICE
THAN SNOW…..



ROADS
02/15/21

CITY……COUNTY….AND STATE ROAD CREWS CONTINUE TO WORK THE ROADS THAT WERE AFFECTED BY THE WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM THAT
MOVED THROUGH LAST NIGHT…..

THE SYSTEM DUMPED SLEET…..FREEZING RAIN…..AND SOME SNOW IN JUST A FEW HOURS TO COVER THE ROADS…..WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE
20s……



HEALTH DEPARTMENT
02/15/21

DUE TO THE WEATHER…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL BE RESHCEDLIGN TODAY’S…..COVID-19 INITIAL AND BOOSTER
VACCINATIONS…..TO WEDNESDAY……

AT THIS TIME…..INDIVIDUALS SCHEDULED  FOR TOMORROW WILL NOT BE EFFECTED…….



SHOOTING-WARREN
02/15/21

STATE POLICE CONTINUE THE INVESTIGATION INTO A SHOOT IN WARREN COUNTY YESTERDAY THAT CLAIMED A LIFE….

AUTHORITIES WERE CALLED TO A RESIDENCE ON GALLOWAYS MILL ROAD IN ROCKFIELD…..WHERE THERE  WAS AN ALTERCATION BETWEEN 37
YEAR OLD DANIEL MOORE OF GREENSBURG AND 35 YEAR OLD BRADLEY HEARD OF ROCKFIELD….
THE INCIDENT RESULTED IN MOORE RECEIVING A KNIFE WOUND…..MOORE, WHO WAS ARMED WITH A HAND GUN, FIRED MULTIPLE ROUNDS
STRIKING  HEARD ALONG WITH HIS 74 YEAR OLD FATHER  RUSSELL WHO DIED AT THE SCENE……

BRANDLY HEARD WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….AND MOORE….WHO LEFT THE SCENE IN A VEHICLE….WAS LOCATED
ON RUSSELLVILLE ROAD AND TAKEN FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT…..



SPORTS
02/15/21

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE SCHEDULED TO HOST LOGAN COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO DALLAS TO TAKE ON THE STARS….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/12/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     EIGHT     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-51      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      15-HUNDRED-44      
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      175    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     23      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     THE HIGHEST IN THE COMMONWEALTH FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..
WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF
YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL
CARE…..



VACCINE SITES
02/12/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS ANNOUNCED  NEW VACCINATION  SITES IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

THERE ARE  SIX NEW REGIONAL SITES…..10 KROGER STORES…..15 WALMART STORES….125  PHARMACIES INCLUDING WALGREENS AND GOOD
NEIGHBOR INDEPENDENT PHARMACIES…….…..
VACCINES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE  AT MOBILE CLINICS AND LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS……



TRANSPORTATION ORDER
02/12/21

KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY JIM RAY HAS SIGNED AN OFFICIAL ORDER TEMPORARILY SUSPENDING CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS ON
MOTOR CARRIERS ENGATED IN RESTORING POWER AND DELIVERING FUEL AND OTHER RELIEF SERVICES TO AREA STRICKEN BY THIS WEEK’S
SNOW AND ICE STORM….

THE ORDER IS EFFECTIVE UNTIL MIDNIGHT…..FEBRUARY 21ST…..AND MAY NE EXTENDED IF NEEDED….

IN ADDITION…..THE ORDER AUTHORIZED THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET’S…. DEPARTMENT OF VEHICLE REGULATION….TO WAIVE PERMIT FEES FOR
OVERWEIGHT-OVER-DEMENSIION VEHICLES……

CARRIERS MUST STILL COMPLY WITH ALL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND HAVE A COPY OF THE ORDER IN THE TRUCK CAB IF OPERATING UNDER ITS
AUTHORITY……



PAUL
02/12/21

SENATOR RAND PAUL IS ENCOURAGING KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS TO ADVANCE  “IN-PERSON”  VOTING AS A WAY TO PROTECT ELECTION SECURITY…..

KENTUCKY ALLOWED WIDESPREAD  “MAIL-IN”  VOTING LAST YEAR TO TRY AND PROTECT PEOPLE FROM COVID-19…..IT WAS PART OF AN AGREEMENT
BETWEEN GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR AND SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS THAT MMINIMIZED LONG LINES…..AND OTHER COMPLICATIONS…..
AND WAS CREDITED FOR THE COMMONWEALTH’S BIG VOTER TURN-OUT IN THE MIDST OF THE PANDEMIC…..



OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
02/12/21

STATE POLICE CONTINUE THE INVESTIGATION INTO AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN LOGAN COUNTY…..

LOGAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES  WENT TO THE RESIDENCE IN RUSSELLVILLE…..IN AN ATTEMPT TO LOCATED  OF 44 YEAR OLD BRIAN ELLIS OF
HOPKINSVILLE….WHO HAD ACTIVE WARRANTS FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER…..
WHEN THEY FOUND ELLIS…..HE DROVE A VEHICLE TOWARDS THEM….AND SHOTS WERE FIRED….

ELLIS WAS TAKEN TO A MEDICAL FACILITY FOR TREATMENT…..



SPORTS
02/12/21

AND TONIGHT’S  PATRIOT/LADY PATRIOT BALLGAMES IN TAYLOR COUNTY  HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO A BOY’S VARSITY GAME ONLY…..
TIP   OFF IS SIX-30 SCOTTSVILLE TIME…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AT SIX-15……



IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
THE LADY TOPPERS ARE ON THE ROAD TO RICE….

WHILE THE TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON RICE….







SCHOOL
02/11/21

DUE TO THE WEATHER…..
THERE WILL BE NO  “IN-PERSON”  INSTRUCTION IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TODAY AND TOMORROW…..
INSTRUCTION WILL BE VIRTUAL TODAY AND TOMORROW…..
ALLEN COUNTY HEAD START CLOSE AND WILL HAVE  N-T-I  INSTRUCTION…..
ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSESD TODAY….AND ALL COVID-19 VACCINATIONS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED…..
THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS WILL HAVE VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION…..
BARREN COUNTY, CAVERNA, EDMONSON COUNTY HART COUNTY, METCALFE COUNTY MONROE COUNTY AND SIMPSON COUNTH….
TODAY IS AN “ALERT THURDDAY” FOR BOWLING GREEN CITY SCHOOLS…..
VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY AND GLASGOW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY CLOSED TO DAY
SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE CLOSED TODAY AND TOMORROW…..
ALL CAMPUSES OF WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERITY CLOSED TO  “IN-PERSON” INSTRUCTION…..BUT REMOTE LEARNING WILL CONTINUE



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/11/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    20     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-43      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      15-HUNDRED-41      
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      170    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     23      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     THE HIGHEST IN THE COMMONWEALTH FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..
WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF
YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL
CARE…..



SPORTS
02/11/21

THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE RED WINGS……

THE  “DUAL 150s”  WILL BE RUN AT THE DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY….. WHICH WILL SET THE FIELD AND LINEUP FOR SUNDAY’S  DAYTONA  
500…..







APPOINTMENTS
02/10/21

IF THE IMPENDING WINTER WEATHER FORCES THE CLOSURE OF THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT….THEY WILL RESCHEDULE
VACCINATION APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NEX AVAILABLE DAY AND TIME……

PATIENTS WILL RECEIVE NOTIFICATION BY PHONE OF THEIR NEW APPOINTMENT AS THEY’RE RESCHEDULED…….

IF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS OPEN…..AND YOU’RE UNABLE TO MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT DUE TO THE WEATHER…..CALL  TWO-THREE-SEVEN-44-
23 TO LEAVE YOUR INFORMATION AND SOMEONE WILL FOLLOW UP WITH YOU REGARDING MAKE-UP APPOINTMENT INSTRUCTIONS…..



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/10/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    15     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-23      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      15-HUNDRED-20      
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      170    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     32      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     THE HIGHEST IN THE COMMONWEALTH FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..
WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF
YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL
CARE…..



DOSES INCREASING
02/10/21

KENTUCKY IS GOING TO BE RECEIVING MORE DOSES OF THE COVID-19 VACCINATIONS……AS THE WHITE HOUSED ANNOUNCED THE
COMMONWEALTH WILL BE GETTING SIX-PERCENT MORE NEXT WEEK……THAT WILL BRING THE WEEKLY TOTAL TO 71-THOUSAND675…..

AND BECAUSE OF THE  IMPENDING WINTER STORM……VACCINATION APPOINTMENTS FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW AT THE KROGER REGIONAL
VACCINE SITES….. INCLUDING THE ONE IN BOWLING GREEN….WILL BE RESCHEDULED…….



COVID UPDATE
02/10/21

23-HUNDRED-39 NEW CASES OF THE CORONA VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO
381-THOUSAND 121…..
THREE COUNTIES HAD MORE THAN 100 CASES…AND WARREN WAS TIED FOR SIXTH WITH 66…..

35 DEATHS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY……INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 41-HUNDRED-26…..

12-HUNDRED-FOUR REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 445-THOUSAND-118 HAVE RECOVERED……
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE HAS FALLEN TO SEVEN-POINT-66 PERCENT…….



AUDIT
02/10/21

A  REPORT RELEASED YESTERDAY…..BY  KENTUCKY AUDITOR MIKE HARMON….. FOUND NUMEROUS ISSUES WITHIN THE KENTUCKY
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE SYSTEM…..INCLUDING A BACK LOG OF OVER 400-THOUSAND UNREAD EMAILS…..

THE REPORT WENT ON TO SAY THAT DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUMNE OF CLAIMS…..AND NEW FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS DURING THE
PANDEMIC…..DECISIONS WERE MADE THAT VIOLATED FEDERAL LAWS AND SACRIFICED PROGRAM INTEGRITY IN AN ATTEMPT TO MORE QUICKLY GET
PAYMENTS TO UNEMPLOYED INDIVIDUALS……



SPORTS
02/10/21

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL….
TENNESSE IS AT HOME TO PLAY GEORGIA…….

AND THE LOUISVILLE/PITTSBURGH GAME HAS BEEN POSTPONED……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/09/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     58     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS  SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..WITH 17
SATURDAY….25 SUNDAY…..AND 16 YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     17-HUNDRED-SEVEN      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      14-HUNDRED-
95      CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      180    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME
OR HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     22     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     38      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



BRADD PORTAL
02/09/21

THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT HAS RECENTLY UNVEILED AN INTERACTIVE INTERFACE WEB PORTAL…..THAT GIVES ANYONE THE
OPTION TO SCROLL THROUGH A LIST OF POTENTIAL HARARDS AND WHAT AREAS THOSE HAZARDS ARE LOCATED…..

BRADD NEEDED TO UPDATE THE REGIONAL MULTI-HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN BY TWENTY-22…..ALONG WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT STRATEFY……AND THE INTERACTIVE  MAP FILLS BOTH OF THOSE REQUIREMENTS….
NEW FEATURES WILL COME IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS…..INCLUDING AN INTER-ACTIVE MAPPING PORTAL WHERE RESIDENTS CAN MARK AREAS OF
CONCERN…..

THE INTERACTICE MAP IS IN-PLACE OF IN-PERSON MEETINGS THAT CAN’T BE HELD  DUE TO COVORA-VIRUS RESTRICTIONS……



VACCINE UPDATE
02/09/21

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS RECEIVED 100 PRIME DOSES OF CORONA-VIRUS IMMUNIZATONS FOR THE 70 AND OLDER
POPULATION…..AND THEY WILL BE CALLING INDIVIDUALS ON THE  WAIT LIST TO FILL THESE APPOINTMENTS…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL BE RECEIVING WEEKLY SHIPMENTS FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS FOR THIS GROUP…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY ADMINISTERING BOOSTER DOSES TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS…..FIRST RESPONDERS….AND  “K-12” FOR
THIS WEEK…. FINISHING UP THIS GROUP…..

200 BOOST DOSES WILL START TO BE ADMINISTERED NEX WEEK….AND THE FOLLOWING WEEK…..TO THE DESIGNATED  “K-12”   STAFF AND FACULTY  
OF ALLEN COUNTY  SCHOOLS…..PUBLIC AND PRIVATE…TO COMPLETE THIS GROUP…..



COVID UPDATE
02/09/21

THE COMMONWEALTH REPORTED  ONE-THOUSAND-THREE NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY….WHICH IS THE LOWEST DAILY TOTAL
SINCE DECEMBER 26TH…. AND RAISES THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 378-THOUSAND-793……
ONLY ONE COUNTY…JEFFERSON HAD MORE THAN 100 CASES….AND WARREN COUNTY WAS THIRD WITH 38…..

40 NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO FOUR-THOUSAND-91……

ONE-THOUSAND-163 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 44-THOUSAND-961 HAVE RECOVERD…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE WAS SEVEN-POINT-78 PERCENT……



UOFL PARTNERSHIP
02/09/21

THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE IS PARTNERING WITH INDIANAPOLIS-BASED…..ELI LILLY AND COMPANY….ON WHETHER ONE OF THE FIRM’S
TREATMENTS CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19 IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES…..

THE PHASE THREE TRIAL ENROLLS RESIDENTS AND STAFF…..WHO LIVE OR WORK AT FACILITIES THAT HAVE HAD A RECENTLY DIAGNOSED  CASE OF
COVID-19…..AND WHO NOW ARE  AT A HIGH RISK OF EXPOSURE……



SPORTS
02/09/21

THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS TRAVEL TO MUHLENBERG COUNTY……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON TAMPA BAY……


THE BUSCH CLASH AT DAYTONNA…..NASCAR’S ANNUAL EXHIBITION RACE THAT KICKS OF SPEED WEEKS WILL BE RUN TONIGHT……AND FOR THE
FIRST TIME THE RACE WILL BE RUN ON THE DAYTONA ROAD COURSE……







COVID UPDATE
02/08/21

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN…..THE COMMONWEALTH REPORTED THE FOURTH STRAIGHT WEEK OF DECLINING CASES
YESTERAY….WITH 15-HUNDRED-32 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 377-THOUSAND-790……
TWO COUNTIES HAD OVER 100 CASES…..AND WARREN COUNTY WAS EIGHTH WITH 36……

31 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO FOUR-THOUSAND-51…..

12-HUNDRED-35 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 44-THOUSAND-945 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE DROPPED BELOW EIGHT-PERCENT TO SEVEN-POINT-97 PERCENT…..



GRADUATION RATES
02/08/21

GRADUATION AND RETENTION RATES CONTINUED TO INCREASE IN KENTUCKY’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES LAST YEAR…..DESPITE DISRUPTIONS
CAUSED BY THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

ACCORDING TO THE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION…..THE SIX-YEAR GRADUATION RATE AT FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITIES WAS 56-POINT-
FOUR PERCENT…. WHICH WAS UP ONE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR….AND UP NEARLY SIX-PERCENT OVER THE LAST FIVE
YEARS…..

AND GRADUATION RATES WERE ALSO UP TWO-POINT-FOUR PERCENT AT THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM……



PHISHING TEXT
02/08/32

THE KENTUVKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET IS WARNING OF A….TEXT PHISHING ATTEMPT…..IMPERSONATING THE AGENCY…..
THE TEXT MESSAGE INCLUDES A LINK AND THE SENDER IS LISTED AS…..                    K-Y-D-O-T”…..

THIS IMESSAGE IS NOT FROM THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET AND RECIPIENTS ARE WARNED NOT TO CLICK THE  LINK THAT ASKS FOR PERSONAL
INFORMATION…..



FATAL-WARREN
02/08/21

AN ACCIDENT EARLY SATURDAY MORNING….ON  I-65 SOUTH AT THE 32 MILE MARKER…..CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A WARREN COUNTY RESIDENT…..

STATE POLICE SAY A FORD PASSENGER VEHICLE  OPERATED BY  30 YEAR OLD CEIRRA BROWN OF BOWLING GREEN WAS DISABLED IN THE RIGHT
LANE OF TRAVEL…..WHEN A 20-20 PETERBILT TRACTOR HAULING TWO TRAILERS  AND OPERATED BY 44 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER ZATEZALO OF
TEXAS…..STRUCK THE DISABLE VEHICLE CAUSING ONE TO THE TRAILERS  TO OVERTURN…..

BROWN WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE BY THE WARREN COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE…..



SHOOTING-HART
02/06/21

STATE POLICE ARE INESTIGATING A SHOOTING AT A RESIDENCE ON CUB RUN HIGHWAY IN HART COUNTY…..

21 YEAR OLD ALEXANDER GARDNER  OF CUB RUN WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF ASSAULT-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE…..

HIS  FATHER AND GRANDFATHER  WERE TRANSPORTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE MEDICAL CENTER  FOR TREATMENT……



SPORTS
02/08/21

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


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







REGIONAL CENTERS
02/05/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED FOUR MORE REGONAL  COVID-19 VACCINATION CENTERS THAT WILL BE OPENING NEXT WEEK…..

IN COOPERAATION WITH KROGER….ONE WILL BE IN BOWLING GREEN AT THE FORMER SEARS LOCATION IN THE GREENWOOD MALL…..IT WILL BE
OPEN THURSDAY THRU SA TURDAY FROM 10 TO FOUR…..AND YOU CAN SIGN UP BY GOING TO….. KROGER-DOT-COM-FORWARD SLASH/COVID-
VACCINE…..OR CAL  EIGHT-SIX-SIX-TWO-ONE-ONE-53-20…..
ANOTHER CENTER WILL BE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH T-J- REGIONAL HEALTH AT THE  T-J HEALTH PAVILLION IN GLASGOW…..DAYS AND HOURS ARE
STILL BEING DETERMINED…… CHECK THEIR WEBSITE AT  T-J-REGIONAL-HEALTH-DOT-ORG….OR CALL   TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SIX-FIVE-NINE-10-10…..

THE OTHER REGIONAL CENTERS WILL BE AT THE KENTUCKY CENTER IN COVINGTON AND AT MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY….



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/05/21

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     15     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS  YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     16-HUNDRED-EIGHT      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      14-HUNDRED-68      
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      109    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     21     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     22      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



ARREST
02/05/21

A  BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING A NUMBER OF CHARGES FOLLOWING HIS ARREST BY THE STATE POLICE INTERDICTION TEAM…..

21 YEAR OLD JOSEPH BUDD OF 20-69 GRIDER POND ROAD WAS A PASSENGER IN A VEHICLE THAT WAS STOPPED…..AFTER A BRIEF ENCOUNTER…HE
FLED ON FOOT, FOR ANOUT A BLOCK, BEFORE  HE  WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODAY…..

LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE  WERE A SAWED OFF SHOT GUN, SHELLS, BAGGIES OF METH AND DIGITAL SCALES……



GERALD
02/05/21

94 YEAR OLD LARRY ELDRIDGE GERALD PASSED  AWAY WEDNESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL
BE  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE  T-W
CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS SON; ED AND WIFE RENEE AND DAUGHTER SUSAN….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; KEITH AND MARGARET…..FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/05/21

YOU NEED TO MAKE THIS CHANGE TO YOUR AC/S SCHEDULE…..
TONIGHT’S PATRIOT/LADY PATRIOT DOUBLEHEADER AT BARREN COUNTY HAS BEEN CHANGED TO A BOYS GAME ONLY….

TIP OFF IS SIX…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







VETO RULING
02/24/21

A FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE HAS ISSUED A TEMPORATY INJUNCTION ON HOUSE BILL-1…..WHICH WOULD ALLOW BUSINESSES…..SCHOOLS….
AND CHURCHES TO REMAIN OPEN DURING AN EMERGENCY…..AS  LONG AS THE FOLLOW  C-D-C OR STATE GUIDELINES…..

IN HIS ORDER…..JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD SAID THE LAW COULD CREATE…. CHAOS…..AND UNDERMINE MEASURESS INTENDED TO COMBAT THE
CORONA-VIRUS…..

SHEPHERD NOTED THAT SENATE BILL-ONE WHICH PLACES LIMITS ON THE GOVERNOR’S POWER TO ISSUE EXECUTIVE ORDERS DURING AN
EMERGENCY…. AND SENATE  BILL TWO WHICH  PROVIDES MORE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF EMERGENCY REGULATONS CAN WAIT FOR FURTHER
ACTION…..

SHEPHERD’S RESTRAINING ORDER WILL LAST FOR 30-DAYS……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/04/21

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     11     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS  YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     15-HUNDRED-93      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      14-HUNDRED-68      
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      94     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     21     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     20      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



GUIDELINES TIGHTENED
02/04/21

THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES HAS TIGHTENED THE CORONA VACCINE GUIDELINES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH….

BEGINNING TODAY….RECIPIENTS IN  KENTUCKY MUST EITHER….
BE A RESIDENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH AND BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE RESIDENCY……
OR BE AN INDIVIDUAL PROVIDING HEALTH CARE SERVICES…..INVOLVING DIRECT CARE TO PATIENTS IN KENTUCKY…..

THE CHANGE WAS PROMPTED BY REPORTS OF PEOPLE CROSSING STATE LINES TO GET THE SHOT……



COVID UPDATE
02/24/21

25-HUNDRED-92 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY……BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO
369-THOUSAND-519…..
FIVE COUNTIES  REPORTED OVER 100 CASES……WHILE WARREN COUNTY WAS SEVENTH WITH 85……

51 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY……INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO  THREE-THOUSAND-863……

13-HUNDRED-40 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 44-THOUSAND-73 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS EIGHT-POINT-58 PERCENT…..



SPORTS
02/04/21

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


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO CAROLINA TO TAKE ON THE PANTHERS…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
02/03/21

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     23     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS  YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW HAD     15-HUNDRED-82      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY      14-HUNDRED-56
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE REMAINING      95     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARTINE EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     21     DEATHS……

THERE WERE     15      PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE-HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND IF YOU’RE SICK…..STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES….. AND IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE…..



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
02/03/21

LAW MAKERS RETURNED TO FRANKFORT YESTERDAY…..FOR THE SECOND PORTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION…..WITH THE MAIN
ORDER OF BUSINESS BEING AN OVERRIDE OF ALL SIX VETOES BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR….WHICH IN TURN PROMPTED A LAWSUIT BY
GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR AGAINST THREE OF THE BILLS…..

ACCORDING TO THE GOVERNOR….HOUSE BILL ONE….SENATE BILL ONE….AND SENATE BILL TWO SEEK TO UNLAWFULLY INFRINGE ON THE
GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY TO RESPOND TO EMERGENIES……..
THE SUIT ASKES  THE THREE BILLS BE DECLARED AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL….AND THAT TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT INJUNCTIVE RELIEF BE
GRANTED TO HALT ENFORCEMENT OF THE NEW LAWS…..



COVID UPDATE
02/03/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SILL INCREASE KENTUCKY’S VACCINE SUPPLY BY AN
ADDITIONAL FIVE=PERCENT BEGINNING NEXT WEEK….COMBINED WITH AN INCREASE ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S SUPPLY
WILL INCREASE BY 22-PERCENT BEGINNING MONDAY…..

24-HUNDRED-43 NEWS CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 366-THOUSAND-938…..
FOUR COUNTIES HAD OVER 100 NEW CASES….AND WARREN COUNTY WAS EIGHTH WITH 77 CASES….
32 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY……INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 38-HUNDRED-12……
13-HUNDRED-35 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 43-THOUSAND-714 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS  EIGHT-POINT-83 PERCENT……



PURSUIT
02/03/21

A LOUISVILLE MAN IS BEHIND BARS FOLLOWING A MULTI-AGENCY POLICE PURSUIT THAT EXTENDED FROM GLASGOW TO BOWLING GREEN…..

GLASOGW POLCIE AND BARREN COUNTY DEPUTIES  WERE IN PURSUIT OF A REPORTEDLY STOLEN   TWO-THOUSAND-FOUR CHEVY PICK UP….WHEN
IT EXITED ONTO I-65…WHERE STATE POLICE JOINED IN…..…..
TIRE DEFLATIONN DEVICES WERE DEPLOYED….AND THE TRUCK THEN EXITED AT LOUISVILLE ROAD WHERE IT STRUCK A PASSENGER CAR…..
A PIT MANEUVER WAS FINALLY USED TO STOP THE TRUCK……AND THE DRIVER….23 YEAR OOLD CODIE DEWITT OF LOUISVILLE WAS ARRESTED….HE
WAS TAKEN TO BE MEDICALL CLEARED AND THEN LODGED IN JIAL FACING A NUMBER OF CHARGES INCLUDING WANTON ENDANGERMENT OF A
POLICE OFFICER, ASSAULT AND FLEEING OR EVADING…..
ONE PERSON FROM THE PASSENGER CAR WAS ALSO TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES…..



CRONE
02/03/21

73 YEAR OLD JIMMY CRONE OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS)
MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HICKORY HILL  CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPTHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONAITONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  JIMMY NEAL AND RENEE OF ADOLPHUS AND STEVIE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO DAUGHTERS
AND SONS-IN-LAW; NANCY AND RODNEY OWENS OF SCOTTSVILLE AND KATELYNN AND WILLIAM GIFFORD OF TENNESSEE…….THREE SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; WANDA STRODE, DIANE AND LARRY MAHANEY AND JOYCE AND JESSIE MORGAN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW;
WANDA CRONE OF SCOTTSVILLE……. EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/03/21

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT….AND PICKED UP TWO BIG WINS OVER GLASGOW….AS  THE LADY PATRIOTS
DEFEATED THE LAY SCOTTIES  40 TO 31…..

AND THE PATRIOTS DOWNED THE SCOTTIES  76 TO 59……

BOTH TEAM WILL BE BACK IN ACTION FRIDAY NIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO BARREN COUNTY…….







DRIVERS LICENSE RENEWAL
02/02/21

A SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR REMOTE RENEWAL OF QUALIFYING….EXPIRED KENTUCKY DRIVER’S LICENSES AND I-D CARDS……HAS BEEN RENEWED….

THE RENEWAL APPLIES TO KENTUCKY DRIVER’S LICENSES…..PERMITS…..AND STATE-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION CARDS THAT EXPIRED OR WILL
EXPIRE BY JUNE 30TH OF THIS YEAR…..
APPLICANTS WHO REQUIRE DRIVER TESTING PERFORMED BY THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THAT STEP BEFORE
RENEWING A CREDENTIAL……

RESIDENTS SHOULD CHECK WITH THEIR CIRCUIT CLERK’S OFFICE AS TO THE PREFERRED METHOD FOR RENEWAL….SUCH AS  THE “DROP-OFF”  
FORM OR “MAIL-IN”  FORM…..KEEP IN MIND THAT THE  “MAIL-IN”  OPTION IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR  REAL  I-Ds….. OR NEW STANDARD  LICENSES…..
PERMITS….AND I-Ds…..ALL OF WHICH MUST BE RENEWED OR OBTAINED IN PERSON…..
IT ALSO DOES NOT APPLY TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSES…..OR LICENSE HOLDERS WHO HAVE HAD AN ADDRESS CHANGE……
TO LEARN MORE……GO TO…..DRIVE-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…….



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
02/02/21

LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TODAY….TO BEGIN THE SECOND PART OF THE 20-21 GENERAL ASSEMBLY….WITH A STATE BUDGET….
GAMBLING….AND VETO OVERRIDES AMONG THE ITEMS TO BE CONSIDEREC….

KENTUUCKY’S TOP LAW MAKERS HAVE INDICATED THE GOP-LED LEGISLATURE WILL MOVE AHEAD WITH VOTES TO OVERRIDE GOVERNOR ANDY
BESHER’S VETOES LIMITING THE GOVERNOR’S  EXECUTIVE POWERS TO RESPOND TO EMERGENCIES….. INCLUDING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC…….

THERE ARE FOUR BUDGET BILLS UNDER CONSIDERATION…..FOR THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH….TRANSPORTATION CABINET….LEGISLATIVE BRANCH…..
AND JUDICIAL BRANCH……



HEALTH DEPARTMENT IMMUNIZATIONS
02/02/21

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ADMINISTERED 200-INITIAL VACCINE DOSES TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS….FIRST RESPONDERS….
AND K-THRU-12 EDUCATORS…..AND  IS CURRENTLY ADMINISTERING THE BOOSTER TO THESE INDIVIDUALS…..

PRESENTLY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  DOES  NOT HAVE ANY  “PRIME”  DOSES ON HAND FOR THE NEXT GROUP OF  70 AND OVER RESIDENTS AT
THIS TIME….



ARREST
02/02/21

TWO MORE KENTUCKY MEN HAVE BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH ILLEGALY ENTERING THE  U-S CAPITOL DURING THE JANUARY SIXTH RIOT…..

DALTON CRASE AND TROY WILLIAMS WERE ARRSTED BY THE F-B-I…..WHO LEARNED OF THEIR TRIP TO WASHINGTON FROM ANOTHER PERSON WHO
HAD PLANNED TO TRAVEL WITH THEM…..BUT BECAME ILL AND DIDN’T GO…..

THE F-B-I  HAS ARRESTED SEVEN KENTUCKIANS IN CONNECTION WITH THE RIOT AT THE CAPITOL……



APP-HARVEST
02/02/21

APPHARVEST…..AN  AGRI-TECH BUSINESS BASED IN MOREHEAD….BEGAN TRADING ON THE NASDAQ STOCK EXCHANGE YESTERDAY…..

APPHARVEST OPENED THE LARGEST GREENHOUSE IN NORTH AMERICA….AND ONE OF THE 10-LARGEST BUILDING IN THE WORLD…..WITH THE MOST
SOPHISTICATED L-E-D LIGHTING SYSTEM THAT’S EVER BEEN CREATED…..

THEY’VE JUST DELIVERED THEIR FIRST CROP OF TOMOTOES TO GROCERY STORES ALL ALONG THE EAST COAST……



SPORTS
02/02/21

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT…..AS GLASGOW COMES TO PATRIOT GYM……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AROUND FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……







COURT PAYMENTS
02/01/21

KENTUCKY’S COURT SYSTEM IS OFFERING MORE PAYMENT OPTIONS…..ON-LINE….. STARTING THISWEEK….

THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS HAS EXPANDED ITS….E-PAY PROGRAM…..TO LET INDIVIDUALS MAKE FULL OR PARTIAL PAYMENTS ON
ELIGIBLE CASES IN WHICH THEY OWE COURT COSTS….FINES….FEES…..OR RESTITUTION….

A PREPAYABLE CASE IS ON THAT DOES NOT REQUIRE A COURT APPEARANCE….. SUCH AS A MINOR TRAFFIC TICKET….INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE A
PREPAYABLE CASE AND OPT TO MAKE PAYMENTS…..WILL RECEIVE TEXT/EMAIL REMINDERS AS PART OF THE “E-PAY” EXPANSION……

TO FIND OUT MORE……GO TO  K-Y-COURTS-DOT-GOV…..AND CLICK ON THE “PAY FINE/FEE”  ICON……



COVID UPDATE
02/01/21

DAILY FIGURES ON COVID-19 ALL SAW DECREASES YESTERDAY….AS 17-HUNDRED-68 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED…..
BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 346-THOUSAND-586…..
TWO COUNTIES HAD OVER 100 CASES YESTERDAY…..WHILE WARREN COUNTY WAS THIRD ON THE LIST WITH  67……

35 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERING…..RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO THREE-THOUSAND-714……

13-HUNDRED-27 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED……
AT LEAST 43-THOUSAND-380 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE DROPPED TO  EIGHT-POINT-81 PERCENT……



WISCONSIN TEEN ARRESTED
02/01/21

A WISCONSIN TEENAGER HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH CALLING IN FALSE REPORTS OF A GUN BEING FIRED AND A BOMB THREAT AT MURRAY HIGH
SCHOOL…..

19 YEAROLD KYA NELSON…..WHO WAS ARRSTED FRIDAY IN RAINE AND CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF TERRORISTIC THREATENING…..IS
AWAITING EXTRADITION TO KENTUCKY……



SPORTS
02/02/21

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS HOST SOUTH WARREN…..
WHILE THE LADY PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS GLASGOW…..


THE PREDATORS ARE IN TAMPA BAY TO PLAY THE LIGTHENING…..







ARREST
01/29/21

THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE CONCLUDED A THREE-MONTH INVESTIGATION IN BARREN COUNTY….WHEN THEY STOPPED A VEHICLE ON
BAILEYS BEND ROAD…..
THE DRIVER….34 YEAROLD TYLER BRANSTETTER TRIED TO ELUD OFFICERS BY DRIVING THRU A YARD…..BUT WAS STOPPED WITHOUT INCIDENT…..

BRANSTETTER ADMITTED TO HAVING CRYSTAL METH….AND HE ALSO HAD MARIJUANA….A HANDGUN…..AND PARAPHERBALIA…..
BRANSTTER WAS ARRESTED AND LODGED IN THE BARREN COUNTY JAIL……



CUMBERLANDS
01/29/21

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS RECENTLY RECEIVED NEARLY SIX-MILLION DOLLARS IN EMERGNEY CORONA-VIRUS RELIEF FUNDS……AND
THEY’RE DIRECTING EVERY DOLLAR TO THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT BODY….

FULL-TIME….DEGREE SEEKING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS…..WILL RECEIVE 15-HUNDRED DOLLARS…..WITH PELL-ELIGIBLE STUDENTS
RECEIVING  475-DOLLARS…..
AND PART-TIME….DEGREE SEEKING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS…..WILL RECEIVE 500-DOLLARS….WITH PELL-ELIGIBLE STUDENTS RECEIVING AN
ADDITIONAL 275-DOLLARS…….



MHS EXPANSION
01/29/21

A  MT. WASHINGTON BASED MANUFACTURER OF CONVEYOR AND AUTOMATED EQUIPMENT PLANS TO OPEN A FACILITY IN BOWLING GREEN WHICH
WILL CREATE 200 NEW JOBS…..

MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEMS WILL INVEST  SEVEN-POINT-SIX MILLION DOLLARS TO LEASE A 181-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT FACILITY IN THE
KENTUCKY TRANS PARK…..DO RENOVATIONS…..AND  PURCHASE NEW EQUIPMENT……



SPORTS
01/29/21

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

TIP OF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……



IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
THE LADY TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY CHARLOTTE……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/28/22

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    10    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     15-HUNDRED-15      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    13-HUNDRED-85     
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     104    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER
AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 21 DEATHS …..
THERE WERE     15     PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…… AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES…. AND  IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE……



COVID UPDATE
01/28/21

KENTUCKY’S POST –HOLIDAY BUMP IN   COVID-19 DEATHS CONTINUES…..WHILE NEW CASES ANS THE POSITIVITY RATE ARE DECLINING……

24-HUNDRED-24 NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO  352-THOUSAND-943…..
THREE COUNTIES HAD OVER 100 CASES….WHILE WARREN COUNTY WAS SIXTH WITH 76……

47 MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY……RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO THREE-THOUSAND-
542…….

15-HUNDRED-97 REMAIN HOSPITLIZED……
AT LEAST  41-THOUSAND-625 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE HAS DECLINED TO  NINE-POINT-35 PERCENT……



IMPEACHMENT COMMITTEE
01/28/21

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE CONSIDERING A PETITION FILED BY FOUR INDIVIDUALS…..CALLING FOR THE IMPEACHMENT OF GOVERNOR
ANDY BESHEAR….. MET FOR THREE HOURS YESTERDAY……

THE COMMITTEE IS SEEKING MORE INFORMATION FROM BESHEAR…..WHO HAS UNTIL MONDAY TO RESPOND TO RESPOND TO THEIR REQUEST…..
WHILE ONE  OF THE PETITIONERS HAS  WITHDRAWN FROM THE PETITION……

THE COMMITTEE WILL ALSO CONSIDER IMPEACHMENTS AGAINST ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON AND REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT
GOFORTH……



SPORTS
01/28/21

THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS GO TO MONROE COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS ALSO TRAVEL TO MONROE COUNTY…..
WHILE THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKEBALL TEAM ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/27/22

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    18    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     15-HUNDRED-FIVE      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    13-HUNDRED-84     
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     95    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER
AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 21 DEATHS …..
THERE WERE     16     PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…… AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES…. AND  IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL CARE……



COVID UPDATE
01/26/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAYS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL INCREASE ITS SUPPLY OF COVID-19 VACCINE TO THE COMMONWEALTH BY 17-
PERCENT……NOW THAT KENTUCKY HAS SEEN ITS FIRST CASES OF THE U-K VAIANT VIRUS……

27-HUNDRED-14 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY……. BRINGING THE TOTL NUMBER OF CASES TO 350-THOUSAND-528
SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN…..
THREE COUNTIES HAD MORE THAN 100 CASES….AND WARREN COUNTY WAS FOURTH  WITH 94…..
35 MORE DEATHS WERE REPORED YESTERDAY…..INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 34-HUNDRED-95…..

15-HUNDRED-66  REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 41-THOUSAND-878 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE HAS DECLINED TO NINE-POINT-63 PERCENT……  



FATAL-HART
01/27/21

A THREE VEHICLE ACCIDENT…..AT THE 67 MILE MARKER ON I-65 NORTHBOUND IN HART COUNTY…..CLAIMED A LIFE….

STATE POLICE SAY 47 YEAR OLD NAOMI SPARROW OF LOUISVILLE DIED AT THE SCENE AFTER HER 20-14 DODGE AVENGER HIT THE GUARD RAIL….
CAUSING I TO STALL IN THE RIGHT LANE OF TRAVEL…..
THE VEHICLE WAS THEN HIT BY A KENWORTH TRACTOR/TRAILER  AND  A  G-M-C        S-U-V……
NO ONE ELSE WAS INJURED IN THE ACCIDENT……



SPORTS
01/27/21

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT…..TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..AND THEY GAINED A HARD FOUGHT 45 TO 43  WIN…..

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WILL BOTH BE BACK IN ACTION FRIDAY NIGHT AS THEY CELEBRATE SENIOR NIGHT…… K


THE PREDATORS DOWNED THE BLACKHAWKS  THREE TO TWO…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/26/22

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    24    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS  SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH FIVE
SATURDAY…..FIVE SUNDAY……AND 14 YESTERDAY…….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     14-HUNDRED-87      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    13-HUNDRED-82     
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     79    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER
AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 21 DEATHS …..
THERE WAS     ONE     PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…… AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



VOTER NUMBERS DECLINE
01/26/21

ACCORDING TO KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS….IN DECEMBER THE COMMONWEALTH’S ELECTORATE DECLINED…..AS MORE
VOTERS WERE TAKEN OFF THE VOTING ROLLS  THAN WERE ADDED….

WHILE 671 NEW VOTERS REGISTERED…..THREE-THOUSAND-89 WERE REMOVED….. MAKING 24-HUNDRED-18  FEWER VOTERS ON THE ROLLS AS OF
DECEMBER 31ST…. THAN ON NOVEMBER 30TH…..A SEVEN-HUNDREDTHS OF A PERCENT DECREASE…..

DEMOCRATS  REPRESENT 47-PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS…..WITH REPUBLICANS AT 44-PERCENT….AND NINE PERCENT OF VOTERS ARE
LISTED UNDER OTHER AFFILIATIONS…….



COVID UPDATE
01/26/21

NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS CONTINUE TO DROP IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AS 12-HUNDRED-68 WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..
BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTA TO 347-THOUSAND-836……

39 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED……INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 34-HUNDRED-60……

15-HUNDRED-39 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 41-THOUSAND-760 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE HAS DROPPED TO NINE-POINT-92 PERCENT……



FBI ARREST
01/26/21

THE F-B-I HAS ARRESTED ANOTHER   KENTUCKY RESIDENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE JANUARY SIXTH ATTACK ON THE  U-S CAPITOL…..

22 YEAR OLD JORDAN REVLETT OF ISLAND-KENTUCKY…..WHICH IS LOCATED IN MCLEAN COUNTY…..JOINS FOUR OTHER KENTUCKIANS ALREADY
FEDERALLY CHARGED…..

REVLETT WAS ARRESTED  FOR ENTERING THE CAPITOL BUILDING AFTER POSTING PICTURES AND A 42-SECOND VIDEO ON SNAPCHAT……



SPORTS
01/26/21

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT AS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON COME TO PATRIOT GYM…..

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE HE ACTION STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……



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



STAGE LENGTHS FOR THE  20-21 NASCAR CUP SERIES HAVE BEEN RELEASED…..

NASCAR RETURNS  TO THE NASHVILLE SUPER SPEEDWAY THIS SEASON….WITH A 300-LAP CUP RACE…..AND STAGE BREAKS AT 90 AND 185 LAPS……







IMMUNIZATIONS
01/25/21

AS THE COVID-19 IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE CONTINUES IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. MORE KENTUCKIANS ARE HAVING TO WAIT TO RECEIVE THE
VACCINE BECAUSE OF SUPPLY……ESPECIALLY SINCE THE COMMONWEALTH HAS EXPANDED THE      “PHASE   ONE-B”   TO EDUCATORS AND NON-
MEDICAL FIRST RESPONDERS….

AS OF FRIDAY…..267-THOUSAND-577 TOTAL DOSES OF THE COVID-19 VACCINE HAVE BEEN ADMINISTERED IN KENTUCKY…..
223-THOUSAND-867 DOSES HAVE BEEN ADMINISTERED THROUGH KENTUCKY’S PROGRAMFOR PRIORITY GROUPS…..ONE-A  AND ONE-B…..
AND ANOTHER 43-THOUSAND-710 HAVE GONE THROUGH THE LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES PROGRAM…..WHICH IS HANDLED BY WALGREEN’S AND
CVS AS PART OF A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACT…..

THE COMMONWEALTH IS EXPECTING 56-THOUSAND DOSES THIS WEEK…..



COVID UPDATE
01/25/21

AS IS GENERALLY THE CASE ON SUNDAY……THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS AND  DEATHS IN KENTUCKY WERE DOWN
YESTERDAY…..

TWO-THOUSAND-18 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 386-THOUSAND-546…..TWO COUNTIES REPORTED OVER
100 CASES AND WARREN COUNTY WAS FIFTH ON THE LIST WITH 68……

35 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY……INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE IRUS TO 34-HUNDRED-21……

15-HUNDRED-40 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 41-THOUSAND-660 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS 10-POINT-24 PERCENT……


MCCONNELL
01/25/21

A KENTUCKY REPUBLICAN PARTY COMMITTEE ON SATUDAY REJECTED A RESOLUTION URGING SENATE G-O-P LEADER…..MITCH MCCONNELL….TO
FULLY SUPPORT DONALD TRUMP IN THE EX-PRESIDENT’S UPCOMING IMPEACHMENT TRIAL….

THE G-O-P  CENTRAL COMMITTEE MET TO CONSIDER THE  PROPOSAL AFTER A GRASSROOTS GROUP OF REPUBLICAN OFFICIALS PUSHED THE
RESOLUTION…..


CAMRON IMPEACHMENT
01/25/21

FRIDAY…..AN IMPEACHMENT PETITION SEEKING THE REMOVAL OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON WAS FILED WITH THE KENTUCKY HOUSE
OF REPRESENTATIVES…..

THREE OF THE CONCERNED CITIZENS  WERE MEMBERS OF THE JEFFERSON COUNTY GRAND JURY…..WHO EARLIE THIS YEAR….CONSIDERED THE
SHOOTING OF BREONNA TAYLOR DURING A DRUG RAID ON HER HOME…..



ARREST
01/25/21

FOLLOWING A JOINT INVESTIGATION BY THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN COUNTY DRUG TASK….D-T-F….AND THE U-S POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE…..
A SEARCH WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AT 12-27 HIGH STREET……

THE SUSPECT…..24 YEAR OLD OLIVER ALEXANDRE  WOULDN’T OPEN THE DOOR WHICH WAS FORCED OPEN….AND HE THEM JUMPED FROM THE
SEOND FLOOR BALCONY  AND RAN A SHORT DISTANCE   BEFORE BEING APPRDHENDED…..

SEIZED WERE SEVEN POUNDS OF HIGH-GRADE MARIJUANA……101 HIGH CONCENTRATION MARIJUANA VAPES…..92 PACKAGES PF JOGJ
CONCENTRATION     T-H-C GUMMY’S….NINE JARS OF “DABS”…..A 40-MM GLOCK HANDGUN AND AN           AK-PISTOL GRIP SEMI-AUTOMATIC WEAPON……
AN ADDITIONAL SEARCH WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AT A STORAGE UNIT WERE A SAFE CONTAINING 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS WAS LOCATED…..
ALEXANDRE WAS LODGED IN THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL…..



SPORTS
0125/21

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE LADY PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY TEAMS ARE  ON THE ROAD TO EDMONSON COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY   TEAMS GO TO FRANK/SIMPSON…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/21/22

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    11    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     14-HUNDRED-49      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    13-HUNDRED-12     
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     118    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER
AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED….. AND THERE HAVE BEEN     19     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     165   CONTACTS     IN ADDITION
TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE     18     PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



KY UNEMPLOYMENT
01/22/21

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S DECEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS SIX PERCENT…..WHICH
WAS UP THREE-TENTHS OF A POINT FROM NOVEMBER…..AND UP ONE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT FROM THE FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT RECORDED
IN 20-19……

MOST OF DECEMBER’S EMPLOYMENT DECLINE WAS IN THE….ACCOMMONDATIONS AND FOOD SERVICE   SECTOR…..WHICH OPERATED UNDER
ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS TO HELP SLOW RISING  COVID-19 RATES……..

THE  “U-S”   DECEMBER JOBLESS RATE WAS SIX-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT….WHICH WAS UNCHANGED FROM NOVEMBER……



COVID UPDATE
01/22/21

KENTUCKY SAW ITS HIGHEST DAILY NUMBER OF DEATHS DUE TO COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..WITH 58 NEW CASES……BRING THE NUMBER OF
KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO THREE-THOUSAND-301…..

37-HUNDRED-28 NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS WERE ALSO REPORTED….. RAISING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH
TO 338-THOUSAND-34…..
EIGHT COUNTIES HAD MORE THAN 100 CASES…..WITH WARREN COUNTY BEING SIXTH ON THE LIST WITH 126……

16-HUNDRED-FOUR  REMAIN HOSPITALIZED……
AT LEAST  41-THOUSAND-469 HAVE RECOVERED……
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS  11-POINT-ZERO-FIVE PERCENT…….



SEARCH WARRANTS
01/22/21

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERO HAS FORMED A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE SEARCH WARRANT PROCESS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….

CAMERON SAID THE GOAL OF THE TASK FORCE IS TO ESTABLISH KENTUCKY AS A NATIONAL MODEL FOR HOW SEARCH WARRANTS SHOULD BE
PURSUED AND EXECUTED…..

THE TASK FORCE WILL BE ASKED TO CONSIDER LAW ENFORCEMENT’S ROLE IN ADVANCING PUBLIC SAFETY……ALONG WITH PERSONAL
PROTECTONS GUARANTEED TO CITIZENS BY THE CONSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE COMMONWEALTH……



TRUMP TRIAL
01/22/21

SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL IS PROPOSING TO PUSH BACK THE START OF DONALD TRUMP’S IMPEACHMENT TRIAL TO
FEBRUARY…..TO GIVE THE FORMER PRESIDENT TIME TO PREPARE AND REVIEW HIS CASE…..

HOUSE DEMOCRATS……WHO VOTED TO IMPEACH TRUMP LAST WEEK…..HAVE SIGNALED THEY WANT TO MOVE QUICKLY TO TRIAL……



SPORTS
01/22/21

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT TO CLINTON COUNTY…..

TONIGHT’S GAMES WERE ORGINALLY SCHEDULED AS A BOY/GIRL DOUBLEHEADER…..BUT THE CLINTON COUNTY GIRL’S ARE PLAYING IN THE  ALL “A”
STATE CLASSIC……


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO DALLAS…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/21/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    SIX3    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     14-HUNDRED-38      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    13-HUNDRED-ONE     
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     118    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER
AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED….. AND THERE HAVE BEEN     19     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     158   CONTACTS     IN ADDITION
TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE     28     PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



COVID UPDATE
01/21/21

WHILE KENTUCKY SAW A BIG JUMP IN BOTH NEW CASES AND DEATHS DUE TO THE CORONIA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..THE POSITIVITY RATE CONTINUED
TO DROP…..

34-HUNDRED-33 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY……RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 334-THOUSAND-321……
SEVEN COUNTIES REPORTED OVER 100 CASES….WITH WARREN BEING FIFTH ON THE LIST WITH 129…..

49 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO  32-HUNDRED-43……

16-HUNDRED-78 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED……
AT LEAST  41-THOUSAND-240 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITRY RATE DROPPED TO 11-POINT-28 PERCENT……



REAL ESTATE RECORD
01/21/21

ACCORDING TO THE  REALTOR  ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY….MORE RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE WAS SOLD IN 20-20 THAN IN PREVIOUS
YEAR…..AS UNITS SOLD….SALES VOLUME….AVERAGE PRICE….AND MEDIAN PRICE WERE ALL WELL ABOVE PREVIOUS RECORDS…..

LAST YEAR…..32-HUNDRED-24 RESIDENTIAL  UNITS WERE SOLD WITH A TOTAL SALES VOLUME OF   671-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..WHICH  WAS IN
INCREASE OF SEVEN-POINT-SIX PERCENT AND 16-POINT14-PERCENT FORM 20-19 NUMBERS RESPECTFULLY…..

THE AVERAGE SALES PRICE WAS 208-THOUSAND DOLLARS….AND THE MEDIAN PRICE WAS 185-THOUSAND LAST YEAR…..WHICH WAS UP FROM
SEVEN-POINT-93 PERCENT…..AND EIGHT-POINT-SIX PERCENT FROM 20-19…..



HOWARD
01/21/21

81 YEAR OLD ARNOLD J. HOWARD OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVIES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
THREE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S  SURVIED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA  KINSLOW HOWARD……TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JERRY AND DIANA AND JEFF…..AND TWO
DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; LISA AND GREG LEE AND HILLARY KINSLOW ALLL  OF INDIANA…..AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; DORIS LONAS AND
HUSBAND CLESSIE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



BROWN
01/21/21

81 YEAR OLD SAMUEL BROWN-JUNIOR OF BIRMINGHAM-ALABAMA PASSED AWAY MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE  SERVICES FOR THE
ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT NEW SALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION  WILL BE
FROM   12-30 TO ONE-30 SATUDAY AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS….DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE  “SAM BROWN
BRIDGE BUILDER AWARD”…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ELIZABETH  “LIBBY”  O’BRYAN BROWN…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; SCOTT AND KELLY OF ALABAMA AND
STUART AND NOELLE OF GEORGIA…..AND A DAUGHTER; JULIE BROWN OF ALABAMA…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



CROWE
01/21/21

91 YEAR OLD REBA JEAN CROWE OF FOUNTAIN RUN PASSED AWAY TUESDAY AT      T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL….FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY WILL BE THIS TODAY (THURS) AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEAL CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; CATHY TURNER OF MT. HERMON AND JUDY AND STEVE ELLIS OF ETOIL….A SISTER; ANNA
TURNER OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..AND TWO BROTHERS; RANCEL ISENBERG OF INDIANA AND MARVIN ISENBERG OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..THREE
GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/21/21

TUESDAY……THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAM TRAVELED TO HOPKINSVILLE FOR A TRI-MEET……

AC/S COMPILED  A SCORE OF TWO-34…..TO EASLY GET PAST HOPKINSVILLE WITH 106 AND CRISTIAN COUNTY WHO SCOTED 94 POINTS…..



THE DATES HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED FOR THE 20-21  BOYS AND GIRLS SWEET-16 TOURNAMENTS AT RUPP ARENA…..
HE BOYS TOURNAMENT  WILL BE MARCH 31ST THRU APRIL THIRD…..AND THE GIRLS TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD  APRIL SEVENTH THRU 10TH……

AT THIS TIME….ATTENDANCE AT BOTH TOURNAMENTS WILL BE RESTRICTED TO 15-PERENT OF CAPACITY……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/20/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    33    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS SINCE LAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON…...
WITH THREE SATURDAY, SEVEN SUNDAY, NINE MONDAY AND 14 YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     14-HUNDRED-32      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    12-HUNDRED-78     
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     134    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER
AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED….. AND THERE HAVE BEEN     19     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     135   CONTACTS     IN ADDITION
TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE     23     PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



COVID UPDATE
01/20/21

THE COMMONWEALTH REPORTED 22-HUNDRED-50 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY……BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 330-
THOUSAND-907…..THREE COUNTIES REPORTED OVER 100 CASES……INCLUDING WARREN COUNTY WHICH WAS THIRD ON THE LIST WITH
112……WHILE BARREN WAS TIED FOR SEVENTH WITH DAVIES AND PULASKI WITH 51 EACH……

27 DEATHS ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..RASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO THREE-THOUSAND-194…..



BESHEAR VETOS BILLS
01/20/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS VETOED FIVE BILLS PASSED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..INCLUDING THREE WHICH WOULE LIMIT THE
GOVERNOR’S EMERGENCY POWERS DURING A PANDEMID……

ALL FIVE WERE PRIORITY LEGISLATION FOR THE REPUBLICAN SUPER-MAJORITIES OF BOTH CHAMBERS…..AND THE HAVE THE POWER TO OVERRIDE
THE GOVERN’S VETOS…..

BESHEAR SAID HE WOULD SEND A LETTER TO LEGISLATIVE LEADERS TO HOPEFULLY BEGIN MORE DISCUSSION…….



TROOPERS TO WASHINGTON
01/20/21

A UNIT OF 44 KENTUCKY STATE POLICE TROOPERS ARE IN WASHINGTON D-C TO HELP PROVIDE SECURITY FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL
INAUGURATION…..

THE TROOPERS  WERE TEMPORARILY SWORN IN AS LOCAL OFFICERS…..GIVING THEM ARREST POERS DURING THEIR DUTIES…..

TWO TROOPERS FROM EACH OF THE 16 POSTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED TO THE DETAIL……



BUTLER TRIPLE HOMICIDE
01/20/21

STATE POLICE CONTINUE THE INVESTIGAION INTO A TRIPLE HOMICIDE IN BUTLER COUNTY YESTERDAY…..

THE VICTIMS….63 YEAR OLD LUPE MCGRANAHAN, 79 YEAR OLD CHARLES MCGRANAHAN AND 30 YEAR OLD ANGELA CAREY…..ALL OF
MORGANTOWN….HAD ALL BEEN SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES…..

32 YEAR OLD JOSEPH CAREY OF BOWLING GREEN…..HUSBAND OF ANGELA CAREY….
HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH THE DEATHS OF THE THREE VICTIMS……



SPORTS
01/20/21

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL LAST NIGHT…..AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 60 TO 44
DECISION TO THE LADY DRAGONS……
KYLE HARWOOD HAS YOUR  U-S BANK GAME WRAP-UP…..

AND THE PATRIOTS LOST TO THE DRAGONS 77 TO 47……

THE PATRIOTS TRAVEL TO CLINTON COUNTY FRIDAY NIGHT……


THE VANDERBILT WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM HAS ELECTED NOT  TO CONTINUE THE REMAINDER OF THE SEASON……DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
COVID-19 RELATED CIRCUMSTANCES….OPT-OUTS AND INJURIES…..

THE LADY COMMODORES FINISH THE SEASON WITH A FOUR AND FOUR OVER ALL RECORD…..AND ZERO AND THREE IN THE S-E-C……..







DOLLAR GENERAL IMMUNIZATONS
01/19/21

DOLLAR GENERAL IS MAKING ARRANGEMENTS FOR EMPLOYEES WHO WANT TO RECEIVE A  CORNA-VIRUS IMMUNIZATION  TO DO SO…….

DOLLAR GENERAL DOESN’T HAVE AN  “ON-SITE”  PHARMACY AND ALSO DOEN’T  HAVE SYSTEMS IN PLACE FOR EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE A VACCINE AT
THEIR WORK SITE……
SO THEY ARE PROVIDING FRONTLINE…..HOURLY TEAM MEMBERS….WITH A ONE-TIME PAYMENT EQUIVALENT  TO FOUR HOURS OF REGULAR  PAY
AFTER RECEIVING A COMPLETED COVID-19  VACCINATION…..AND SALARIED TEAM MEMBERS WITH ADDITIONAL STORE LABOR HOURS TO
ACCOMMODATE THEIR TIME AWAY FROM THE STORE……

DOLLAR GENERAL IS ALSO WORKING WITH THEIR DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATON TEAMS TO MAKE SIMILAR ACCOMMODATION……



SCHOOL BOARD
01/19/21

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE NEW YEAR LAST NIGHT…..
BOARD MEMBERS AL BARMAN…..STEPHANIE ASHBY AND BILLY TURNER WHO WERE REELECTED IN NOVEMBER….WERE GIVEN THEIR OATH OF
OFFICE…..
JUSTIN MARSH WAS REELECTED CHAIRMAN AND AL BARMAN VICE-CHAITMAN….THE BOARD WILL CONTINUE MEETING THE THRID MONDAY OF THE
MONTH AT SIX…. EXCEPT FOR MARCH AND DECEMBER……

THE BOARD REVIEWED THE FISCAL YEAR 22 BUDGET…..

THE BOARD’S NEXT MEETING WILL BE FEBRUARY 15TH…….



COVID UPDATE
01/19/21

LESS THAN TWO-THOUSAND  CORONA-VIRUS CASES WERE REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY…….HOWEVER  40 DEATHS WERE ALSO
REPORTED BRING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TOO THE VIRUS TO 31-HUNDRED-67…..

19-HUNDRED-98 COVID-19 CASES WERE CONFIRMED…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 328-THOUSAND-668……

15-HUNDRED 87 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 40-THOUSAND-761 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE WAS 11-POINT-64 PERCENT….

KENTUCKY’S VACCINATION RATE IS ON THE RIAD WITH 83-THOUSAND-212 BEING VACCINATED THE PAST SEVEN DAYS…..
A TOTAL OF 213-THOUSAND-567 COVID-19 VACCINE HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH SO FAR……



HAWES
01/19/21

87 YEAR OLD LUCIAN GLENN HAWES OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT HOME CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
FOUR FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL H OME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BEATRICE HAWES…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND LAURA OF MICIIGAN….A DAUGHTER; LINDA SUE HAWES-
CRAWFORD….. AND A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; PEGGY CUNNINGHAM OF GLASGOW…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..



RAPCHINSKI
01/19/21

80 YEAR OLD JOAN VIOLET RAMCHINSKI OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..VISITATION WILL BE
FROM 11 TO THREE TOMORROW (WED) AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME   WITH CREAMATION TO FOLLOW…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE
FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS; ROBYN BOMBA AND KELLEY GAWLIK BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; DIANE BEARD OF NORTH
CAROLINA…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/19/21

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT  HOME LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED A 45 TO 34 DECISION TO BUTLER COUNTY……


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO WARREN CENTRAL…..

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON WLCK AND WVLE BEGINNING AT FIVE-45 THIS
AFTERNOON……



FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SCHOOL HISTORY…..THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE WOMEN’S BASKESTBALL TEAM IS THE NUMBER ONE TEAM IN THE
COUNTRY…..

THE LADY CARDINALS MOVED TO THE TOP SPOT YESTERDAY…. ONE DAY AFTER PREVIOUS NUMBER ONE STANFORD  LOST TO COLORADO……







BRIDGE CLOSED
01/18/21

FRIDAY…….THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  CLOSED THE LOW  WATER FORD ON KENTUCKY FIVE-85…..OLD FRANKLIN ROAD…..

FOLLOWING A STATEWIDE LOAD RATING ANALYSIS OF SELECT STEEL CULVERTS…… BRIDGE PRESERVATION  ENGINEERS WITH THE
TRANSPORTATION CABINET DETERMINED THE CLOSURE WAS NECESSARY  DUE TO THE DETERIORATION OF THE STEEL PIPES AND INSUFFICIENT
SUPPORTING MATERIAL ABOVE THE PIPES…….

ACCORDING TO DISTRICT THREE CHIEF ENGINEER…..JOE PLUNK……THE DURATION OF THE CLOSURE WILL BE DETERMINED ONCE RESTORATION
PLANS ARE CONFIRMED……
THE LOW WATER CROSSING WAS BUILT  IN 1989 AFTER THE PRIVIOUS STRUCTURE WASHED OUT…..ABOUT 850 VEHICLES AND A NUMBER OF HORSE
AND BUGGIES DRIVE OVER THE CROSSING EACH DAY……

ALSO…..A PROJECT TO REPLACE THE BRIDGE OVER  WEST BAYS FORK CONTINUES……AS THE OLD BRIDGE REMAINS OPEN DURING THE
CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW BRIDGE…..



COVID UPDATE
01/18/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 23-HUNDRED-62 NEW COVID-19 CASES YESTERDAY…..RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 326-THOUSAND-
675…..

34 DEATHS  WERE ALSO REPORTED……BRINGING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO THREE-THOUSAND-127……

16-HUNDRED-TWO REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 40-THOUSAND-541 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATED INCREASED SLIGHTLY TO 11-POINT-49 PERCENT……



ARREST-WARREN
01/18/21
06:05AM

STATE POLICE ARRESTED A MAN…..INVOLVED IN A DOMESTIC VIOLENTCE CASE FROM SIMPSON COUNTY……IN WARREN COUNTY…..

THE INCIDENT OCCURRED AT THE FLYING “J” TRAVEL CENTER AT EXIT TWO….

AUTHORITIES ARE WORKING ON CHARGES AND HAVE PENDING FELONIES ON THE SUSPECT…….



KENTUCKY MAN CHARGED
01/18/21

A KENTUCKY MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES RELATED TO THE STORMING OF THE  U-S CAPITAL…..

CHAD BARRETT JONES OF MOUNT WASHINGTON WAS ARRESTED SATURDAY AND CHARGED WITH ASSAULT ON A FEDERAL OFFICER, CERTAIN ACTS
DURING A CIVIL DISORDER, DESTRUCITON OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, OBSTRUCITON OF JUSTICE, UNLAWFUL ENTRY ON RESTRICTED BUILDING
OR GROUNDS, VIOLENT ENTRY AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON CAPITAL GROUNDS……



MISSING TEENS
01/18/21

GLASGOW POLICE ARE SEEKING HELP IN LOCATING TWO MISSING TEENS…..

17 YEAR OLD HALEIGH FRANKE  WHO HAS BLONDE/BROWN HAIR…..AND 16 YEAR OLD TRENADY HINSON WHO HAS BLACK HAIR….WERE LAST SEEN
YESTERDAY MORNING AROUND THREE AT THEIR RESIDENCE ON LEXINGTON DRIVE…..

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THEIR WHEREABOUT IS ASKED TO CONTACT GLASGOW POLICE AT….TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-51…….



VANCE
01/18/21

59 YEAR OLD BILLY JOE VANCE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..AND A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE
HELD AT A LATER DATE…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO LOCAL YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS……
HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LISA MURPHY VANCE…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JONATHAN AND HOLLY OF AUBURN, JAKE AND HEATHER
OF FRANKLIN AND ADAM AND BRITTANY OF BOWLING GREEN……AND TWO BROTHERS; RANDY OF WOODBURN AND DANNY OF BOWLING GREEN…..
NINE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/18/21

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARITY  TEAMS TRAVEL TO GLASOW…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT JUNIOR VARISTY AND VARSITY TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BUTLER COUNTY…..

TIP OFF FOR THE J-V GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON  WLCK AND WVLE STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON…….


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE HURRICANES……


IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE HOSTS FLORIDA STATE…..







WLCK FM
01/15/21

WLCK-AM HAS BEEN SERVING  SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND NORTHERN TENNESSEE WITH SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC AND INSPIRATIONAL
PROGRAMMING FOR MANY YEARS…..…..

NOW…..WLCK-FM IS NOW ON THE AIR AT 100-POINT-ONE ON THE FM-DIAL…..

WLCK-AM-AND FM  WILL CONTINUE TO OFFER THE BEST IN SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC AND INSPRITAIONAL PROGRAMMING 24-HOURS A
DAY……SEVEN DAYS A WEEK……
ONCE AGAIN…..WLCK-FM IS NOW ON THE AIR AT 100-POINT ONE……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/15/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    11    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     13-HUNDRED-86      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    12-HUNDRED-23     
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     144    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER
AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED….. AND THERE HAVE BEEN     19     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     173   CONTACTS     IN ADDITION
TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE     17     PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



EDMONSON TEACHER ARRESTED
01/15/21

AN EDMONSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER IS FACING FEDERAL CHARGED OF ATTEMPTED PRODUCITION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND
ATTEMPTED ONLINE ENTICEMENT…..

28 YEAR OLD WILLIAM O’NEAL LINDSEY WAS CHARGED FOLLOWING AN INVESTIGATION THAT ALSO INVOLVED THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S
OFFICE….

LINDSEY IS FACING UP TO LIFE IN PRISON…..A 250-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE…..AND 10 YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE……



ARREST-LOGAN COUPLE
01/15/21

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED AN AUBURN COUPLE ON CHARGES RELATED TO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE MATERIAL….

THE INVESTIGATION LED TO 39 YEAR OLD JOSHUA LEWIS AND 43 YEAR OLD DAWN LEWIS  BEING  CHARGED AFTER A SEARCH WAS EXECUTED AT
THEIR RESIDENCE……

JOSHUA LEWIS IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF DISTRIBUTION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A MINOR IN A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE….AND 20 COUNTS
OF POSSESSON OF MATTER PORTRAYING A MINOR IN A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE…..
AND DAWN LEWIS IS FACING 26 COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A MINOR IN A SEXUTL PERFORMANCE…..



MLK CLOSINGS
01/15/21

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY MONDAY…..

THE COUNTY CLERKS AND SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW AND MONDAY…..
COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERTY…..
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP TUESDAY……

THERE’S NO SCHOOL MONDAY…..

AND THE CORE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY……



SPORTS
01/15/21

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY  PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-
THREE….WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTEDAY….

THE PREDATORS OPENED THE SEASON WITH A THREE TO ONE WIN OVER THE BLUE JACKETS…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/14/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    23    NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     13-HUNDRED-75      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    12-HUNDRED-10X     
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     146    ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER
AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED….. AND THERE HAVE BEEN     19     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     173   CONTACTS     IN ADDITION
TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE     18     PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



COVID UPDATE
01/14/21

IT WAS ANOTHER HIGH DAY OF NEW CASES OF  THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY YESERDAY……AND A NEAR RECORD NUMBER OF DEATHS…..

45-HUNDRED-60 NEWS CASES WERE REPORTED…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 313-THOUSAND-282……
NINE COUNTIES  HAD  OVER 100  CASES….AS  WARREN COUNTY WAS 10TH ON THE LIST WITH 97……

47 MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED…..RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TWO  29-HUNDRED-91…..

17-HUNDRED-TWO REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..



EKU SOLAR FARM
01/14/21

A NEW SOLAR FARM JUST RECENTLY WENT ON-LINE AT EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……

THE NEW SOLAR ARRAYS WILL ALLOW  .E-K-U   TO GENERATE ABOUT 450-THOUSAND KILOWATT-HOURS A YEAR…..WHICH IS THE EQUIVALENT OF
ENOUGH ENERGY TO POWER ROUGHLY 40-HOMES FOR A YEAR…..

WITH NEW  SOLAR FARM…..EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  HAS THE LARGEST SOLAR CAPABILITIES OF ANY PUBLIC COLLEGE IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…….



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
01/14/21

THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPENT THE LAST DAY…..OF THE FIRST PART OF THE 20-21 SESSION……WORKING ON THE BUDGET AND SENT
ONE BILL TO THE GOVERNOR…..

THERE WERE FOUR BUDGET BILLS UNDER CONSIDERATION….FOR THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH…..TRANSPORTATION CABINET….LEGISLATIVE
BRANCH….AND JUDICIAL BRANCH….

ALL FOUR WERE PASSED BY THE HOUSE AS CONTINUATION BUDGETS…..THE SENATE DID MAKE MINOR CHANGES IN EACH…..WHICH THE HOUSE
WOULD NOT AGREE TO  AND THE SENATE WOULD NOT RECEDE FROM THEIR CHANGES….
.SO   CONFERENCE COMMITTEES  WERE NAMED TO BEGIN THE REAL  WORK ON THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR STARTING JULY FIRST……



DOUGLAS
01/14/21

69 YEAR OLD CAROLYN CARTER DOUGLAS OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY TUESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
THREE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND;  EDWARD DOUGLAS…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ROBERT AMD  TAMARA OF ELIZABETHTOWN AND
DAVID AND BEVERLY OF ADOLPHUS……TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; TERESA STEWART AND EMILY AND JEREMY CREEK……THREE SISTERS
AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; NANCY AND CURTIS DAVIS, GAYLE DAVIS AND PATRICIA AND GRANT DILLARD…..AND TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; CAROL AND
MARIA CARTER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/14/21

THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO  WARREN COUNTY FOR THE “WARREN COUNTY INVITATIONAL”…..
THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS GO TO BARREN COUNTY……

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


THE PREDATORS OPEN THE SEASON  AS THEY’RE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE BLUE JACKETS…..







STATION OFF
01/13/21

TOMORROW…..WEATHER PERMITTING…..WLCK-AM  WILL BE OFF THE AIR FOR MOST OF THE DAY AS ENGINEERS WILL BE INSTALLING AN  “FM-
TRANSLOR”…..WHICH WHEN OPERATIONAL WILL PUT SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50  ALSO ON THE FM-BAND……

WHILE THE WORK IS BEING PERFORMED TOMORROW…..WVLE-FM WILL ALSO HAVE TO BE OFF THE AIR FROM TIME TO TIME DURING THE DAY…..

WE THANK YOU  FOR YOUR PATIENCE AS WE MAKE THIS IMPROVEMENT TO PROVIDE SOUTHERN GOSPEL  MUSIC TO A  LARGER AUDIENCE……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/13/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    8     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     13-HUNDRED-52      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    12-HUNDRED-SIX     
CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERD AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     127     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER
AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED….. AND THERE HAVE BEEN     19     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     192   CONTACTS     IN ADDITION
TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..THERE ARE     43      PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE
AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..



COVID UPDATE
01/13/21

AFTER BEING LOWER SUNDAY AND MONDAY…..THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN THE COMMONWEALTH WENT BACK UP….AD
THREE-THOUSAND-53 NEW WERE REPORTED…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 308-THOUSAND-729….. FOUR OF THE TOP 10 COUNTIES
REPORTED OVER 100 NEW CASES…..WHILE WARREN COUNTY WAS SIXTH WITH 90……

22 DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY……RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO  29-HUNDRED-44……

17-HUNDRED-33 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 39-THOUSAND-200 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS 12-POINT-23 PERCENT…..



ARREST
01/13/21

LAST NIGHT…..THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT A RESIDENCE ON WILDCAT ROAD IN BARREN COUNTY….

LOCATED WERE 40-GRAMS OF CRYSTAL METH, 275-GRAMS OF PROCESSED MARIJUANA, PSYCHEDELIC MUSHROOMS, FIREARMS AND CASH…..

THE RESIDENT…..51 YEAR OLD BRIAN JAMES STEPHENSON  WAS LODGED IN THE BARREN COUNTY CORRECTION CENTER…..CHARGED WITH A
NUMBER OF DRUG OFFENSES  WHICH WERE ALL ENHANCE WITH A FIREARM….



SPORTS
01/13/21

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO LOGAN COUNTY LAST NIGHT AND PICKED UP TWO WINS……AS THE LADY PATRIOTS PICK
UP THEIR FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON  42 TO 39 OVER THE LADY COUGARS….

AND IT WAS A LOW SCORING GAME……AS THE PATRIOTS GOT PAST THE COUGARS 43 TO 42……KYLE HARWOOD HAS YOUR  U-S BANK GAME WRAP
UP……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/12/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    36     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL
YESTERDAY…..20 SATURDAY…..11 SUNDAY…..AND FIVE YESTERDAY….
ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     13-HUNDRED-44      CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   11-HUNDRED-89    HAVE
FULLY RECOVERD AND ARE OUT OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     136     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED….. AND THERE HAVE BEEN     19     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     185   CONTACTS     IN ADDITION TO THE
ACTIVE CASES…..THERE ARE     24      PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE
MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



IMPEACHMENT COMMITTEE
01/12/21

REPUBLICAN HOUSE LEADERS YESTERDAY…..APPOINTED A COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER A PETITION CALLING FOR GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S
IMPEACHMENT….. FOR HIS HANDLING OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC…..

THE COMMITTEE IS IN RESPONSE TO A PETITION SUBMITTED BY FOUR KENTUCKIANS…..

HOUSE SPEAKER DAVID OSBORNE SAID HE DOESN’T HAVE A CHOICE BUT  TO PROCEED….. AFTER RECEIVING THE PETITION…..ADDING HE WAS
FOLLOWING A PROCEDURE SET OUT IN LAW…..



70 PLUS VACCINATIONS
01/12/21

ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENTS…..AGE 70 AND ABOVE….WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE SCHEDULED FOR A COVID-19 VACINATION…..CAN CALL THE ALLEN
COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO BE ADDED TO A WAITING LIST….

CALL…..TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-TWO-THREE-NINE-7378…..MONDAY THRU  THURS BETWEEN NINE AND 12NOON   AND ONE TO THREE…..

ONCE VACCINE IS AVAILABEL….THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT THE RESIDENT TO SCHEUDLE AN APPOINTMENT….
A DRIVER’S LICENSE….OR OTHER GOVERNMENT FORM OF PROOF OF ADDRESS AND AGE WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF THE APPOINTMENT…..



GREEN RIVER FERRY
01/12/21

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE CLOSED TODAY AND TOMORROW….FROM EIGHT TO FOUR…..IN ORDER TO
TRANSPORT AND INSTALL A 200-FOOT PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE OVER THE ECHO RIVER…..

THE ECHO  RIVER SPRINGS ACCESSIBLE TRAIL IS OPEN…..BUT VISITORS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE TRAIL ON THE DAYS OF THE BRIDGE
INSTALLATION….AND MAY EXPERIENCE LIMITED ACCESS PERIODS OVER THE COURSE OF THE BRIDGE INSTALLATION……



WILSON
01/12/21

72 YEAR OLD PEGGY ANN WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….CREAMATION WAS CHOSEN AND NO SERVICES WILL BE
HELD AT THIS TIME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GLEN AND APRIL OF MICHIGAN……A DAUGHTER AND SON-N-LAW; GAIL AND STUART SCHERER
OF ADOLPHUS…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; DAWN DOWELL…..A BROTHER; DAVID LAWFIELD, A SISTER; JACQUELINE KORTE…..A HALF-BROTHER; MARK
WILSON…..AND A HALF-SISTER; OPAL WILSON ALL OF  MICHIGAN…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/12/21

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

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POOINT-
THREE….. WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……







COVID UPDATE
01/11/21

THERE WAS A SHARP DROP IN  NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY…..BUT THE NUMBER OF DEATHS AND POSITIVITY  RATE BOTH  
ROSE…..

32-HUNDRED-32 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY….WHICH WAS ONE-THOUSAND-EIGHT LESS THAT SATURDAY…..THE TOTAL NUMBER OF
CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH NOW STANDS AT 303-TOUSAND-625…..
FIVE COUNTIES HAD MORE THAN 100 CASES YESTERDAY…AND WARREN WAS SIXTH ON THE LIST WITH 98……OF KENTUCY’S 120 COUNTIES….117
HAD AT LEAST ONE NEW CASES…..
AND IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT THE NUMBER OF CASES OFTEN  HAS A SHARP DROP ON SUNDAYS SINCE SOME LABS ARE CLOSED FOR THE WEEK-
END….

THERE WERE 25 NEW DEATHS YESTERDAY…..BEING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO   TWO-THOUSAND-901…..
AT LEAST 39-THOUSAND-SIX HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE CONTINUED  TO INCREASE  TO 12-POINT-45 PERCENT…..



COURT EXECUTIVE ORDER
01/11/21

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS ENTERED TWO NEW ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS…..FOR COURT OPERATIONS….AS THE COVID PANDEMIC
CONTINUES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

ACCORDING TO CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MINTON-JUNIOR…..THE NEW ORDERS….
POSTPONE ALL JURY TRIALS UNTIL APRIL-FIRST…..REQUIRE GRAND JURIES TO EITHER BE CONDUCTED REMOTELY OR SUSPENDED…..POSTPONE
ALL SHOW CAUSE DOCKETS UNTIL APRIL-FIRST…..REQUIRE JUDICIAL SALES TO BE CONDUCTED EITHER REMOTELY OR OUTSIDE IN ACCORDANCE
WITH C-D-C GUIDELINES….AND POSTPONES  ALL  IN-PERSON  MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES….COMMISSIONS….TASK FORCES….BOARDS….AND OTHER
ADMINISTRSATIVE BODIES UNTIL  APRIL FIRST……



VACCINATIOINS
01/11/21

THE MEDICAL HAS BEEN AUTHORIZED BY THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TO MOVE INTO PHASE…..”ONE-B”  FOR CORONA-VIRUS
IMMUNIZATIONS…..……  

“PHASE ONE-B”  INCLUDES FIRST RESPONDERS…..ANYONE AT LEAST AGE 70….AND K-THRU-12 SCHOOL PERSONNEL…..

INDIVIDUALS WHO QUALITY UNDER THE AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PRIORITY PHASE CAN ADD THEIR NAME TO THE SCHEDULING REQUEST LIST
BY TEXTING….. SENIOR TO TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-NINE-SIX-32-HUNDRED…..OR BY MAILING  VACCINE-AT-M-C-HEALTH-DOT-NET…..WITH YOUR
FULL NAME…..DATE OF BIRTH…. AND PHONE NUMBER…..AND YOU WILL BE CONTACTED WHEN AN APPOINTMENT TIME BECOMES AVAILABLE…..



MAYNARD
01/11/21

75 YEAR OLD MARY TINSLEY MAYNARD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY(SUN) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUE) AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; TERRY AND CARLA, JERRY AND FREDIA AND TIMMY AND DORIS…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS
AND SONS-IN-LAW; GAIL AND RICHARD SLOAN AND VICKIE AND TIMMY CARTER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
SHIRLEY SLACK AND BRENDA  PENDLELTON AND GEORGE RUSSELL ALL OF FRANKLIN…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN,
THREE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/11/21

NASCAR HAS CONFIRMED THAT EIGHT CUP RACES THIS SEASON WILL BE CONDUCTED WITH PRACTICE AND QUALIFING SESSIONS…..BEGINNING  
WITH THE DAYTONA 500 ON FEBRUARY 14TH…..

FOLLOWING NASCAR’S RETURN TO COMPETITION LAST MAY…..AFTER A TWO-MONTH PAUSE DUE TO THE CORON-VIRUS PANDEMIC……A MAJORY OF
EVENTS WERE HELD WITHOUT PRACTIVE OR QUALIFYING…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/08/21

UNFORTUNATELY…..THE COMMUNITY HAS LOST ANOTHER CITIZEN WITH CONTRIBUTING FACTORS OF COVID-19……AND WE HERE AT WVLE AND
WLCK SEND OUR DEEPEST SUMPATH AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS……

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     21     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     12-HUNDRED-
91     CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    11-HUNDRED-30    HAVE FULLY RECOVERD AND ARE OUT OF
QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     142     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED….. AND THERE HAVE
BEEN     19     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     185   CONTACTS     IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..THERE ARE     14      
PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



COVID 19 UPDATE
01/08/21

THE CORONA-VIRUS IS CONTINUING IT LATEST SURGE…..AS KENTUCKY SAW ITS SECOND-HIGHEST NUMBER OF NEW CASES YESTERDAY…..ONE DAY
AFTER SETTING AN ALL-TIME RECORD…..BRINGING THE NUMBER OF CASES FOR THE TWO DAY PERIOD TO OVER 10-THOUSAND…..

A TOTAL OF FOUR-THOUSAND-911 NEW CASES WE REPORTED YESTERDAY….. BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 291-THOUSAND-430…..
NINE COUNTIES REPORTED OVER 100 CASES YESTERDAY….INCLUDING WARREN WITH 240…..

THERE WERE ALSO 37 MORE DEATHS YESTERDAY…..RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 28-HUNDRED-42……

17-HUNDRED-44 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 38-THOUSAND-173 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS 11-POINT-NINE PERCENT…..



BUDGET
01/08/21

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEATR DELIVERED AN UNUSAL…..BUDGET AND STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH ADDRESS LAST NIGHT……AND WHILE IT TOOK
PLACE BEFORE A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..HE DELIVERED IT VIRTUALLY…. INSTEAD OF IN PERSON…..
HE BEGAN BY SAYING THE STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH IS GOOD….AND THEN BEGAN TO OUTLINE HIS……BETTER KENTUCKY BUDGET…..WHICH
IS BUILT ON THREE PILLARS…..
RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND KENTUCKY FAMILITE…..PRIORITIZING PEOPLE….. AND INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE……
HE CONCLUDE BY CALLING ON ALL BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT TO WORK TOGETHER……

THE HOUSE IS EXPECTED TO PASS A “CONTINUATION” BUDGET…..WHICH THE SENTATE WILL TWEAK……AND SET THE STAGE FOR A BUDGET
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE WHERE THE FINAL BUDGET WILL EMERGE…..





SPORTS
01/08/21

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THE TRAVEL TO GLASGOW….
.
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…….WLCK……AND 99-POINT-
THREE…..WVLE….. STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……


IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
THE LADY TOPPERS ARE ON THE ROAD TO LOUISIANA TECH…..

AND IN MEN’S GAMES…..
THE TOPPERS ARE AT  HOME TO PLAY LOUISIANA TECH……







ARREST
01/07/21

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST INCONNECTION WITH A RESIDENTIAL FIRE AT  ONE-71  VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY YESTERDAY……

WITNESSES SAW A VEHICLE LEAVE THE SCENE PRIOR TO THE FIRE  AND THROUGH THE INVESTIGATION….OFFICERS  JOHN T. WILLIAMS AND TREVER
THOMPSON  CHARGED  34 YEAR OLD CHRISTY BETH JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE WITH ARSON, WANTON ENDANGERMENT, BURGLARY, CRIMINAL
MISCHIEF, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY UNDER 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS, POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A CONVICTED FELON, TAMPERING WITH
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSANCE-METH AND PERSISTEN FELONY OFFENDER…..

AND THE TIME OF HER ARREST…..JONES WAS IN POSSESSION OF A STOLEN VEHICLE, A FIREARM AND ILLEGAL DRUGS……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/07/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     23     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     12-HUNDRED-70     CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    11-HUNDRED-19    HAVE
FULLY RECOVERD AND ARE OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     133     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     18     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     169    CONTACTS     IN ADDITION TO THE
ACTIVE CASES…..THERE ARE     30      PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE
MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS  FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



TOBACCO SETTLEMENT MONEY
01/07/21

A MEASURE TO MOVE THE ORGANIZATIONS THAT DECIDE HOW TO SPEND MUCH OF KENTUCKY’S SHARE OF THE……TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT
MONEY FROM THE GOVERNOR’S PURVIEW…..HAS CLEARED THE SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE……

SENATE BILL THREE…..WOULD PLACE THE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD AND THE KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE FINANCE CORPORATION
UNDER  THE KENTUCKY  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUE……AND   WOULD ALSO ABOLISH THE KENTUCKY COUNCIL ON AGRICULTURE AND THE
KENTUCKY TOBACCO SETTLEMENT TRUST CORPORATION…..

THE BILL’S SPONSOR SAYS HE FILED THE LEGISLATION OUT OF CONCERN THE GROUPS WERE BEING  POLITICIZED……



COVID UPDATE
01/07/21

A HIGH NUMBER OF COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS…..ALONG WITH A DAILY RECORD NUMBER OF NEW CASES WERE REPORTED IN THE
COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY…..

A TOTAL OF FIVE-THOUSAND-732 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED…..BRINGING HE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 286-THOUSAND-541……A DOZEN COUNTIES
REPORTED MORE THAN 100 NEW CASES…..WITH WARREN COUNTY BEING THIRD WITH 238…..

34 MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 28-HUNDRED-SIX……

17-HUNDRED-78 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 37-THOUSAND-821 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS THE HIGHEST ITS BEEN SINCE MAY FIFTH AT 11-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…..



HOBDY
01/07/21

102 YEAR OLD ALLIE HOBDY OF ADOLPHUS PASSED AWAY TUESDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKERS CHAPEL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW
(FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON;  BOBBY OF ADOLPHUS….AND A SISTER; RITA MAY  WESTMORELAND FROM TENNESSEE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND
FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/07/21

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
TENNESSEE IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON ARKANSAS…..
KENTUCKY IS ON THE ROAD TO  TEXAS  “A-AND-M”……
AND LOUISVILLE PLAYS AT VIRGINIA TECH……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/06/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     32     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     12-HUNDRED-47     CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    ONE-THOUSAND-80    
HAVE FULLY RECOVERD AND ARE OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     149     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     18     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     167    CONTACTS     IN ADDITION TO THE
ACTIVE CASES…..THERE ARE     49      PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND THE
MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS HAD FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



MED CENTER
01/06/21

THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN IS PARTERING WITH THE KENTUCK DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH…..TO BE A   COVID VACCINE
ADMINISTRATION SIDE FOR HEALTHCARE PERSONNEL IN PHASE  ONE-A…..

HEALTHCARE PERSONNEL….WORKING IN CLINICAL SETTINGS….WHO WANT TO RECEIVIE THE VACCINE AND MEET THE PHASE ONE-A CRITERIA….
CAN BE SCHEDULED FOR VACCINATION BY EMAILING THER FULL NAME….CELL PHONE NUMBER…. AND THE NAME OF THEIR EMPLOYEER TO….
VACCINE-AT-M-C-HEALTH-DOT-NET……..



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
01/06/21

REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS…..ARMED WITH VETO-PROOF POWER BECAUSE OF THEIR SUPER-MAJORITIES….WASTED NO TIME IN SHOWING IT OFF
YESTERDAY AS THE 20-21 SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENED IN FRANKFORT….

REPUBLICANS PLAN TO HAVE AT LEAST SOME OF THE PRIORITY BILLS PASSED BEFORE THE UPCOMING THREE-WEEK BREAK……



BYRN
01/06/21

68 YEAR OLD DANA SARVER BYRN OF BOWLING GREEN PASSED AWAY MONDAY AT THE U-K  MED CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE
ADOLPHUS NATIVE WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
FOUR TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JEFF AND BETH, JEREMY AND CINDY AND JAY AND SAMANTHA…..AND A DAUGHTER AND
SON-IN-LAW; JORDAN AND RICHIE TOWE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; DOUGLAS SARVER OF A ADOLPHUS…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-
IN-LAW; DIANE AND RONNIE HOWARD AND DEBBIE AND JIMMY WHEAT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; PAM SARVER OF ADOLPHUS…..
NINE GRANDCHILDREN, TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, FIVE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



HURT
01/06/21

80 YEAR OLD HAROLD DEAN HURT OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS)
AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON
(WED) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JEAN PEDIGO HURT…… SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOHNNY AND LINDA OF TENNESSEE……AND A DAUGHTER AND
SON-IN-LAW; TAMMY AND RANDY LINDSEY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/06/21

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAMS OPENED THE SEASON LAST NIGHT…..AS THEY TRAVELED TO MONROE COUNTY…..WHERE THE
LADY PATRIOTS WERE DEFEATED BY THE LADY FALCONS  65 TO 55…..

AND THE PATRIOTS DOWNED THE FALCON  73 TO 30……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
01/05/21

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     48     NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS SINCE DECEMBER 30TH….AS THERE
WERE 21 THURSDAY, 10 SATURDAY, TWO SUNDAY AND 15 YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS  NOW HAD     12-HUNDRED-15     CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY…..ONE-THOUSAND-42…..
HAVE FULLY RECOVERD AND ARE OF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE  REMAINING     155     ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN     17     DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS ARE FOLLOWING     179 CONTACTS     IN ADDITION TO THE
ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE     22      PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AGAPE HEALTH, T-J HEALTH-SCOTTSVILLE AND
THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE     RED ZONE     FOR CASES…..AND YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC…..MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….. WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS HAD FREQUENTLY…..COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES.... AND IF YOU’RE SICK….STAY HOME FROM
WORK…..SCHOOL…..OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS……



LI-HEAP
01/05/21

COMMUNITY ACTION OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY’S…..”CRISIS”  PORTION OF THE LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM IS NOW
AVAILABLE…..
THE PROGRAM……WHICH RUNS THRU MARCH OR UNTIL FEDERAL FUNDS ARE EXHAUSTED…..ASSISTS HOUSEHOLDS  THAT ARE IN A HOME HEATING
CRISIS…..

WHEN APPLYING YOU WILL NEED TO BRING….PROOF OF SOCIAL SECURITY MUMBER OR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD FOR EACH MEMBER OF THE
HOUSEHOLD….
PROOF OF ALL THE HOUSEHOLD’S INCOME FOR THE PRECEDING MONTH…..
A  DISCONNECT OR LATE NOTICE FROM YOUR UTILITY COMPANY….STATEMENT FROM YOUR LANDLORD IF HEATING EXPENSES ARE INCLUDED IN
YOUR RENT….OR A STATEMENT FROM THE UTILITY COMPANY IF YOU PARTICIPANT IN A  PRE-PAY ELECTRIC PROGRAM……
AND VENDOR INFORMATION….INCLUDING ACCOUNT NUMBER AND NAME ON YOUR ACCOUNT….FOR YOUR MAIN HEATING FUEL….AS WELL AS
ELECTRIC……

FOR MORE INFORMATION…..CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION OFFCIE AT  25  J-L TURNER PLACE…..OR CALL   TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-
TWO-THREE-SEVEN-41-49……



COVID UPDATE
01/05/21

DURING HIS PRESS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF COVID-19 FOR A
MONDAY  WITH 23-HUNDRED-19…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 279-THOUSAND-143……AS HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE STILL TRYING TO
DETERMINE IF THE RECENT UPTICK IN CASES IS DUE TO MANY LABS BEING CLOSED DURING THE HOLIDAYS…..OR IF IT IS ANOTHER SPIKE BECAUSE
OF HOLIDAY GATHERINGS….
THREE OF THE TOP 10 COUNTIES FOR NEW CASES REPORTED OVER 100…AND WARREN COUNTY WAS FIFTH ON THE LIST WITH 76…..

26 NEW DEATHS ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…….INCREASING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 27-HUNDRED-49…..

17-HUNDRED-37 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED….
AT LEAST 37-THOUSAND-455 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS NOW 11-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..



BG FIRE
01/05/21

THE BOWLING GREEN FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A LARGE STRUCTURE FIRE…..ON RIVER STREET…LATE YESTERDAY MORNING…..

PEOPLE WORKING IN THE BUILDING WERE ABLE TO EXXI SAFELY…..AND NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED…..

ALL ON-DUTY FIREFIGHTERS IN THE CITY RESPONDED TO THE BLAZE……AND A “STRIKE TEAM”…..WHICH CONSISTS OF COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENTS
WAS ACTIVITED TO ASSIST WITH OTHER CALLS……WHICH BOWLING GREEN FIREFIGHTERS FOUGHT THE FIRE…..



FURROW
01/05/21

81 YEAR OLD MARIA MAGDALENA FURROW OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(WED) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE SUGGESTEDD TO THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GREG AND SONYA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CARMEN AND
MICHAEL WILSON OF BOWLING GREEN…..12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 16 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/05/20

THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAM HIT THE WATER YESTERDAY FOR A DUAL MEET WITH OHIO COUNTY…..WHICH WAS ONE OF THE FIRST HIGH SCHOOL SWIM
MEETS IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO BE HELD WITH THE RESUMPTON OF WINTER SPORTS THIS WEEK…..

HOWEVER…..THE MEET WAS LIMITED TO INDIVIDUAL EVENTS…..AS  NO RELAY COMPETITIONS WERE PERMITTED…..

AS   ACS DEFEATED OHIO COUNTY 105 TO 79…..WITH THE PATRIOTS EARING 58 POINTS…..AND THE LADY PATRIOTS ACQUIRED  47 POINTS……



THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAMS OPEN THE SEASON TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO MONROE COUNTY……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-
THREE…..WVLE….. STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON…..







COVID UPDATE
01/04/21

ANOTHER INCREASE IN KENTUKY’S  COVID-19 POSITIVITY RATE…..AND THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES AND DEATHS REPORTED BY GOVERNOR ANDY
BESHEAR YESTERDAY….

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES WAS 28-HUNDRED-60……NEARLY DOUBLE SATURDAY’S TOTAL……AND INCREASED THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 276-
THOUSAND831……
FIVE COUNTIES REPORTED AT LEASE 100 NEW CASES…..INCLUDING WARREN WITH 116……
THERE WERE 25 NEW DEATHS…..BRINGING THENUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO  27-HYNDRED-23….

THE POSITIVITY RATE CLAIMBED TO 11-POINT-21 PERCENT….WHICH HEALTH OFFICIALS BELIEVE  WAS LIKELY DUE TO SOME LABS AND PUBLIC
TESTING SITES BEING CLOSED OVER THE HOLIDAY……

16-HUNDRED-77 REMAIN HOSPITAIZED…..
AND AT LEAST 37-THOUSAND-375 HAVE RECOVERED……



VOTER ROLLS
01/04/21

KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS HAS TAKEN STEPS TO CLEAN UP THE COMMONWEALTH’S VOTER ROLLS…..

ACCORDING TO ADAMS….THERE ARE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS THAT REQUIRE VOER ROLLS TO BE “CLEANED UP”…….BUT IT HAD BEEN DONE FOR
THE LAST DECADE……

AS OF DECEMBER 14TH…..33-THOUSAND-696  DECEASED   VOTERS HAD BEEN REMOVED FROM THE ROLLS…..
ALONG  WITH 42-HUNDRED-52 VOTERS CONVICTED OF FELONIES…..34-HUNDRED-35 WHO HAD MOVED OUT OF STATE……586 VOTERS WHO ASKED
TO DE-REGISTER….. AND 242 VOTERS JUDGED MENTALLY INCOMPETENT…….



ATV FATAL
01/04/21

AN A-T-V ACCIDENT…..EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING IN WARREN COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE….

ACCORDING TO THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE…..THE SIDE-BY-SIDE A-T-V ROLLED OVER INTO A CREEK ON EDEN ROAD….TRAPPING
BOTH OCCUPANTS IN THE WATER…..

BOTH OCCUPANTS WERE TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..WHERE THE FFMALE PASSENGER WAS PRONOUNCED
DEAD…..
THE DRIVER….MCINLEY BROWN WILL BE  CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE-SECOND OFFENSE…..



LAWSON
01/04/21

81 YEAR OLD SHELBY LANCE LAWSON OF FOUNTAIN RUN PASSED AWAY FRIDAY AT N-C-H HEALTH CARE IN TLASGOW…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL  IN WOOD CEMETERY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JANICE PROFITT LAWSONS…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CONNIE AND TODD PRUITT OF NORTH CAROLINA
AND CELESTE AND PAUL SHEARER OF TENNESSEE…..A SISTER; SHIRLEY PRUITT OF GEORGIA….AND TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; LINDA GORDON OF
LOUISVILLE AND PAT PROFITT OF GAMALIEL……THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..  



SPORTS
01/04/21

WHEN THE PUCK DROPS ON THE N-H-L SEASON LATER THIS MONTH…..THERE WILL BE FANS IN BRIDGESTONE ARENA….

THE PREDS WILL BE ALLOWED TO HAVE A MAXIMUM OF 15-PERCENT CAPACITY INSIDE BRIDGESTONE  FOR GAMES THROUGH
JANUARY……HOWEVER…..AND THERE’S BEEN NO WORD ON IF THE CAPACITY CAP WILL CHANGE AS THE SEASON PROGRESSES….

THE N-H-L HAS APPROVED A 56-GAME REGULAER SEASON….WHICH THE “PREDS” WILL OPEN AT HOME ON JANUARY 14TH AGAINST COLUMBUS…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/31/20

YESTERDAY…...THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED       21     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD     11-HUNDRED-67    CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY    939   CASES  HAVE
FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE….. WITH THE   210   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE  AND THERE HAVE BEEN    18   
DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING    223    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE      20     PENDING
TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS
TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



GREEN RIVER FERRY
12/31/20

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK IS NEAR COMPLETION ON SEVERAL CONSTRUCTION  PROJECTS TAKING PLACE AT GREEN RIVER FERRY….

THE FERRY….WHICH HAS BEEN CLOSED SINCE SEPTEMBER TO EXTEND THE VEHICLE RAMP BY 30 FEET INTO THE GREEN RIVER….WILL RESUME
OPERATIONS SUNDAY……
THE FERRY WILL BE OPEN FROM SIX IN THE MORNING UNTIL 10 AT NIGHT…..BUT WILL BE CLOSED DAILY BETWEEN ONE-45 AND TWO-15  FOR
CLEANING AND DISINFECTION OF THE OPERATING BOOTH………..

DUE TO HIGH WATER……WORK TO INSTALL A NEW CANOE AND KAYAK ACCESS RAMP HAS BEEN SUSPENDED  UNTIL LATE SPRING…..

AND THE FIRST HALF OF THE….ECHO RIVER  SPRINGS ACCESSIBLE TRAIL….IS CURRENTLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC…..THE INSTALLATION OF THE
PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE  OVER THE ECHO RIVER   WILL BE JANUARY  12TH AND 13TH…..AND WILL INCLUDE A TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE GREEN
RIVER FERRY ROAD AND GREEN RIVER FERRY FROM EIGHT TO  FOUR EACH DAY…..…





SCHOOL
12/31/20

SCHOOL RESUMES  IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ON MONDAY….. FOLLOWING THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR BREAK…..

THE DISTRICT WILL BE OPERATING UNDER THE HYBRID PLAN…..A-B SCHEDULED ROTATION…..THAT THE DISTRICT WAS FOLLOWING BEFORE
THANKSGIVING…..
TUESDAY WILL BE A “B” DAY…..WEDNESDAY WILL BE AN “A”-DAY….
AND EACH MONDAY WILL REMAIN A  FULL…..N-CLASS-AT-HOME-DAY…….
BUILDING DOORS WILL NO OPEN UNTIL SEVEN-15 EACH MORNING FOR STUDENTS DROP OFFS…..STUDENT DRIVERS….AND BUS RIDERS….

AND THE DISTRICT WILL BE MAKING A MORE AGGRESSIVE AND STRINGENT MONITORING OF  COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS……



UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
12/31/20

THOUSAND OF KENTUCKIANS…..WHOSE UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS EXPIRED THE DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS…..MAY WAIT WEEKS BEFORE SEEING
THEIR NEXT PAYMENT AS THE COMMONWEALTH SWITCHES OVER TO THE NEW BENEFITS EXTENSION RECENTLY PASSED BY THE FEDERAL
GOVERNMENT…..

KENTUCKY OFFICIALS MUST WAIT TO RECEIVE GUIDELINE FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT….BEFORE IT CAN BEGIN ISSUING PAYMENTS AGAIN…..
WHICH WILL IMPACT AROUND 88-THOUSAND INDIVIDUALS……



SIMPSON WELCOME CENTER
12/31/20

THE NEW SIMPSON COUNTY WELCOME CENTER IS NOW OPEN TO VISITORS….

THE NEW WELCOME CENTER…..WHICH REPLACES A 1974 FACILITY….IS A FEDERAL STYLE BUILDING FEATURING  TRADITIONAL RED BRICK
COMPLEMENTED WITH STONE TRIM…..AND EXPANSIVE FRONT PORCHES WITH CONFORTABLE BENCH SEATING AND ROCKING CHAIRS….

THE WELCOME CENTER IS EXPECTING  60-TO-70 THOUSAND VISITORS ANNUALLY……



SPORTS
12/31/20

CONFERENCE  U-S-A…..MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL…..IS  MOVING  TO A DIVISIONAL STANDINGS FORMAT FOR THE CURRENT SEASON…..

THE…..EAST AND WEST DIVISIONS….WILL CROWN DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONS AT THE CONCLUSION  OF CONFERENCE PLAY IN MARCH……AND  
DIVISIONAL SEEDING WILL BE USED FOR THE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS…..

THE TOPPERS WILL BE IN THE EAST DIVISION…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/30/20

YESTERDAY…...THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED       24     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS…...
ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD     11-HUNDRED-46    CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..AND 407 CASES FOR THE MONTH
WHICH IS THE HIGHEST MONTHLY TOTAL SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN….
CURRENTLY    938   CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE….. WITH THE   189   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE  
AND THERE HAVE BEEN    18   DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING    199    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND
THERE ARE      27     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER
AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
12/30/20

A TOTAL OF 29-HUNDRED-90 NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY…..WITH 307 OF THEM INVOLVING
THOSE 18 AND YOUNGER…..AND RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 261-THOUSAND-492…..THREE COUNTIES HAD OVER 100 CASES INCLUDING
WARREN WITH  207……

31 NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED….BRING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 25-HUNDRED-94…….

16-HUNDRED-35 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 36-THOUSAND-124 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS EIGHT-POINT-41 PERCENT……



NEW HIGHWAY LIGHTS
12/30/20

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET AND THE FINANCE AND   ADMINISTRATION CABINET ARE REPLACING THOUSANDS OF ROADWAY LIGHTING
FIXTURES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH WITH ENERGY-SAVING  L-E-D LIGHTS…..

THE UPGRADES WILL REDUCE THE ENERGY COMSUMPTION OF ROADWAY LIGHTING SYSTEMS BY MORE THAN 50-PERCENT…..AND SAVE MORE
THANT TWO-POINT-EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR IN REDUCED UTILITY AND MAINTENANCE COSTS….

AROUND  15-HUNDRED LIGHTS IN GARAGES AND PARKING LOTS  ARE BEING  REPLCED……AS ARE ROADSIDE CONTROLLER BOXES AND
CABINETS……AND “CRASH-PRONE”  POLES  ARE BEING RELOCATED…..

THE WORK IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY EARLY  20-22………



TODD PLANT
12/30/20

TODD COUNTY FREEZER AND COOLER DOOR MANUFACTURER…..D-D-S GLASS DOORS…..IS RELOCATING TO A LARGER FACILITY IN ELKTON…..

THE ONE-POINT-SIX MILLION DOLAR EXPANSION IS EXPECTED TO CREATE  50 FULL TIME JOBS….WHICH WILL COMPRISE MOSTLY OF PRODUCTION  
POSITIONS…..AS-WELL-AS SOME SUPERVISORY  ROLES……



NEW YEARS CLOSINGS
12/30/20

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE NEW YEARS HOLIDAY……
THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30 AND CLOSED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND CIRCUIT CLERKS OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW  AND FRIDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..TOMORROW’S TRASH WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY AND FRIDAY’S TRASH WILL BE COLLECTED
TUESDAY…..
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, ALLEN COUNTY FARMERS SERVICE, FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE  CLOSED FRIDAY AND THERE WILL
BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..
SCOTTSVILLE TRANIT BUS WILL NOT RUN FRIDAY…..
COUNTY  CLERK’S OFFICE, TRANSFER STATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER CLOSED TOMORROW, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..

CORE OPEN TOMORROW FROM FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30 AND OPEN FRIDAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR……



SPORTS
12/30/20

THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE WILL GET BACK IN ACTION NEXT MONTH WITH A TELEVISED TRIPLE-HEADER…..

AS  N-B-C-S-N  WILL SHOW THE….PITTSBURGH/PHILADELPHIA….CHICAGO/TAMPA BAY…..AND ST. LOUIS/COLORADO GAMES  ON JANUARY 13TH……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/29/20

YESTERDAY…...THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED ANOTHER DEATH DUE TO COVID-19…..AND WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK
SEND OUT DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS….THE   HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     51     NEW CASES OF
CORNA-VIRUS FROM THREE WEDNESDAY TO YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….THERE WERE 12  CASES THURSDAY, NINE SATURDAY, 11 SUNDAY AND 19
YESTERDAY…...
ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD     11-HUNDRED-22    CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   926  CASES  HAVE
FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   178   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    18   
DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   170    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE      50     PENDING
TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS
TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



TAX BILLS
12/29/20

HERE’S A REMINDER TO ALL THOSE WITH UNPAID ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS THAT IF THEY’RE PAID BY THIS THURSDAY…..DECEMBER
31ST…..THE FACE VALUE OF THE BILL IS DUE…..THEN BEGINNING FRIDAY…..JANUARY FIRST….A FIVE PERCENT PENALITY WILL BE ADDED TO ALL
UNPAID BILLS…..
THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE WILL BE OPEN THURSDAY…..NEW YEARS EVE…….FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30…….
AND WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…….



VOTER REGISTRATION UP
12/29/20

KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS  HAS ANNOUNCED A BUMP IN VOTER REGISTRATION….WITH 10-THOUSAND-5334 NEW VOTERS
REGISTERING BETWEEN OCTOBER FIRST AND FIFTH….AND NOVEMBER FOURTH THRU 30TH….

BY LAW…..VOTER REGISTRAION BOOKS CLOSE THE FOUR WEEK BEFORE AN ELECTION…..THROUGH ELECTION DAY….AND IN COMPARISION ONLY 41-
HUNDRED-15 NEW VOTERS REGISTERED IN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER OF LAST YEAR….

FOR OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER COMBINED….DEMOCRATS SAW A POINT-12-PERCENT DECREASE IN REGISTRATION…..REPUBLICANS SAW A POINT-
63-PERCENT INCREASE IN REGISTRATION…..AND “OTHERS”  SAW A POINT-75-PERCENT INCREASE IN REGISTRATION……



ABSHER
12/29/20

94 YEAR OLD EVELYN MARIE KING ABSHER PASSED AWAY SUNDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST
CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BYA DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; PEGGY AND DANNY MITCHELL….. AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MIKE AND KATHY ABSHER
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, 10 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



KING
12/29/20

71 YEAR OLD BENTON KING OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY (MON) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(WED) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS
AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DEBBIE KING…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; KIM AND MIKE SALLEE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JAMIE MADDEN OF
BOWLING GREEN…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BENTON AND SANDY OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND A BROTHER; RONALD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE
GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/29/20

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
THE KENTUCKY/SOUTH CAROLINA GAME HAS BEEN POSTPONED…..







COVID UPDATE
12/28/20

THERE WERE 21 MORE COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  YESTERDAY…..ALONG WITH ONE-THOUSAND-509 NEW CASSES…..
KENTUCKY HAS NOW  SEEN 257-THOUSAND-63  POSITIVE CASES SINCE THE START OF THE PANDEMIC….WHILE 25-HUNDRED-55 KENTUCKIANS HAVE
LOST THEIR  LIVES TO THE VIRUS…..

THE POSITIVITY RATE EDGED UP SLIGHTLY TO EIGHT-POINT-SIX PERCENT…..

YESTERDAY’S “COVID”  INCIDENCE MAP SHOWED HICKMAN COUNTY HAS REACHED THE YELLOW ZONE…….15-COUNTIES ARE AT THE ORANGE
LEVEL….AND THE REMAINING 104 COUNTIES ARE IN THE RED ZONE……



GATTON ACADEMY
12/28/20

THE GATTON ACADEMY AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  AND THE CRAFT ACADEMY AT MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERITY HAVE EXTENDED THEIR
ADMISSIONS DEADLINES FROM  FEBRUARY-FIRST  TO MARCH-FIRST….

IN ADDTION TO EXTENDING THE DEADLINES…..THEY ARE OFFERNG SPEICAL ADMINISTRATIONS OF THE A-C-T  AT MOREHEAD AND WESTERN…..KNOW
AS  “A-C-T ON CAMPUS”…..THESE SPECIAL TESTING DATES PROVIDE PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE THE A-C-T EXAM OUTSIDE
OF A NATIONAL TEST ADMINISTRATION AND ARE LESS LIKELY TO BE CANCELLED OR RESCHEDULED…..

THE ACADEMIES ARE TAKING THE STEPS TO SUPPORT PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS IN APPLYING FOR ADMISSIONS TO THE ACADEMIES DESPITE THE
CURRENT PANDEMIC…….



HAMBARGER
12/28/20

74 YEAR OLD CATHERINE ANN BUTTERWORTH SHAMBARGER OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH CREMATION TO
FOLLOW…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE SUGGESTED FOR
FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; KAREN NILSSON OF SCOTTSILLE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



WILLOUGHBY
12/2820

51 YEAR OLD TRACY DEE GENTRY WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY SATURDAY AT JEWISH HOSPITAL IN LOUISVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL H OME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE SUGGESTED
FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY  HER HUSBAND; STEVE WILLOUGHBY…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; TOSHA AND HENRY LICH OF ADOLPHUS AND TALLY
AND CODY PAYNE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; TIMMY AND BRIDGET GENTRY OF BOWLING GREEN AND TROY AND
GLENDA GENTRY AND TREVER AND SHELLY GENTRY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; TAMMY AND BILL NEALY OF
FRANKLIN AND TARA BURTON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



CARVER
12/28/20

67 YEAR OLD VIKKI CALVERT CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; STEVEN AND AMANDA…..AND TWO SISTERS; FAYE HENSLEY AND HELEN JOHNSON ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
12/28/20

IN MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBLL……
BUFFALO IS ON THE ROAD TO NEW ENGLAND……


AND IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

TENNESSEE IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON LIPSCOMB…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/24/20

YESTERDAY…...THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     21     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD     ONE-THOUSAND-71    CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   885  CASES  HAVE
FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   169   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    17   
DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   204    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE      26     PENDING
TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS
TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
12/24/20

THERE WERE TWO-THOUSAND-953 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS REPORTED IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY……BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO
250-THOUSAND-280…..
OF THE TOP 10 COUNTIES….FOUR HAD OVER 100 CASES….AND WARREN COUNTY WAS SIXTH ON THE LSIT WITH 0…..

24 NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 24-HUNDRED-66…..

16-HUNDRED-44 REMAIN HOSPITLIZED…..
AT LEAST 35-THOUSAND-478 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE CONTINUES ITS DECLINE AT  EIGHT-POINT-35 PERCENT…….



ELECTRONIC CRIMES
12/24/20

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE ELECTRONIC CRIME BRANCH SAYS 20-20 WAS A BUSY YEAR FOR THEM…..AS THEY RESPONDED TO OVER THREE-
THOUSAND  CYBER-CRIME TIPS….LEADING TO 707 COMPLETED INVESTIGATIONS….RESULSING IN 114 ARRRESTS OF CHILD INTERNET
PREDATORS……

SO FAR THIS YEAR…..THE KENTUCKY INTERNET CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE….WHICH INCLUDES SERVERAL LAWENFORCEMENT
AGENCIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH



CORNWELL
12/24/20

71 YEAR OLD  PHILLIP GORDAN “COWBOY” CORNWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY SUNDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER TWO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JASON AND ABBYE OF SOUTH CAROLINA…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SHANNON AND GLENN
HOFFMAN OF COLORADO…..A BROTHER; CAMILUS…..AND TWO SISTERS; PAYY CORNWELL AND SUE JACKSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……




SPORTS
12/24/20

THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE HAS RELEASED THE  2020-21 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE WHICH WILL OPEN JANUARY 13TH……

AND THE PREDATORS WILL BEGIN THEIR SEASON JANUARY 14TH AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA AGAINST THE COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS….

THE SHORTENED SEASON WILL SEE THE PREDS ONLY FACE OPPONENTS  FROM THE TEMPORARILY REALIGNED   “CENTRAL DIVISION”   OVER THE
NEXT FOUR MONTHS…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/23/20

YESTERDAY…...THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     18     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD     ONE-THOUSAND-50    CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   858  CASES  HAVE
FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   175   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    17   
DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   171    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE      27     PENDING
TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS
TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



UNEMPLOYMENT AUDIT
12/23/20

KENTUCKY AUDITOR MIKE HARMON’S  OFFICE HAS COMPLETED ITS ANNUAL AUDIT OF THE…..COMMONWEALTH’S COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL
FINANCIAL REPORT…..AND FOUND SOME SERIOUS ISSUES WITH THE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FUND…..

SINCE THE START OF THE PANDEMIC…..THOUSANDS  OF UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS HAVE GONE UNRESOLVED FOR MONTHS….WHICH HAS
FRUSTRATED UNEMPLOYED KENUCKIANS…..AND  HAS PREVENTED  A  FULL AND ACCURATE AUDIT OF THE UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST
FUND……CAUSING THE AUDITOR’S OFFICE TO ISSUE A “QUALIFIED  OPINION”……..

THE AUDITOR SAID  IT’S   “IMPERATIVE”  THE UNEMPLOYMENT OFFICE ADDRESS THE LACK OF RELIABLE DATA…..ESPECIALLY  AS THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY STARTS WORK ON A NEW BUDGET IN JANUARY……



LEADERS VACCINATED
12/23/20

THE HEADS OF THREE BRANCHES OF KENTUCKY STATE GOVERNMENT RECEIVED VACCINATIONS AGAINST  COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..

THEY INCLUDED GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..HOUSE SPEAKER DAVID OABORNE…. AND SENATE PRESIDET ROBERT STIVERS….SUPREME COURT
CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MINTON ALSO RECEIVED THE VACCINATION…..

THEY WERE JOINED BY FIRST LADY BRITAINY BESHEAR…..SECRETARY OF THE EXECUTIVE CABINET  J-MICHAEL BROWN….AND PUBLIC HEALTH
COMMISSIONER DR. STEVEN STACK……



PAUL
12/23/20

TWO KENTUCKY REPUBLICANS…..SENATOR RAND PAUL AND REPRESENTAIVE THOMAS MASSIE…..ARE EXPRESSING ANGER OVER THE SPENDING IN
THE COVID RELIEF BILL APPROVED BY CONGRESS…..

THE BILL INCLUDES 900-BILLION DOLLARS FOR COVID-19 AID…..741-BILLIONS IN DEFENSE SPENDING…..AND 665-BILLION FOR DOMESTIC
PROGRAM…..

THE BILL ALSO PROVIDES  600-DOLLAR PAYMENTS FOR MOST AMERICANS…..



SPENCER
12/23/20

79 YEAR OLD LEON SPENCER OF BOWLING GREEN PASSED AWAY MONDAY AT CHANDLER PARK MEMORY CARE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR THE
ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD  FUNERAL HOME…. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 SATURDAY MORNING AT
THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JEANNIE WESTFALL SPENCER…..A SON; DAVID OF INDIANA…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SARA AND ROBBIE RATHER
OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; LARRY AND KATHY OF ALVATON….. TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
12/23/20

NASCAR WILL SPEND THE FIRST THREE WEEKS OF THE 20-21 SEASON IN FLORIDA…..
THE DAYTONA 500 IS FEBRUARY 14TH…..
THE NEXT WEEK-END…..THE DAYTONA ROAD COURSE WILL BE REPLACING THE AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY IN CALIFORNIA…..
AND THE THIRD WEEK WILL MOVE TO THE HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY……






ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/22/20

FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     43     NEW CASES OF CORNA-
VIRUS….20 WERE SATURDAY…..14 SUNDAY….AND NINE YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD     ONE-THOUSAND-32    CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   855  CASES  HAVE
FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   160   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    17   
DEATHS…..THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   151    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE      33     PENDING
TESTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS
TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
12/22/20

KENTUCKY SAW AN INCREASE OF NEW  CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY….WITH 19-HUNDRED-88 BEING REPORTED…..RAISING THE PANDEMIC
TOTAL TO 244-THOUSAND-297…..
OF THE TOP 10 COUNTIES…..ONLY ONE REPORTED OVER 100 CASES…..WITH WARREN COUNTY BEING  SIX WITH 72 CASES…..

15 MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 24-HUNDRED 12…..

CURRENTLY 15-HUNDRED-80 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED……
AT LEAST 34-THOUSAND-704  HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS  EIGHT-POINT-64 PERCENT…..



VIRTUAL SWEARING IN
12/22/20

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON  SAYS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS….. WHO WANT TO HOLD THEIR SWEARING IN  CEREMONIES VITALLY
ON JANUARY FIRST DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC……CAN DO SO…..

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE ISSUED THE OPINION IN RESPONSE TO A REQUEST FROM THE KENTUCKY LEAGUE OF CITIES….

CAMERON NOTED THAT WHILE THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION AND KENTUCKY LAW REQUIRE OATHS OF OFFICE MUST BE ADMINISTERE…..NO
PROVISION DICTATES WHETHER THE OATH MUST BE TAKEN IN PERSON OR THROUGH OTHER MEANS……



CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS
12/22/20

HERE ARE YOUR CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS…..

COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES, HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, THE CORE, CIRCUIT CLERKS OFFICE, ALLEN COUNTY
FARMERS SERVICE AND ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU ALL CLOSED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY……
CITY OFFICES  CLOSED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY…..THURSDAY’S TRASH WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY THE  28TH…..FRIDAY’S TRASH WILL BE
COLLECTED TUESDAY THE 29TH……
SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT BUS WILL NOT RUN FRIDAY…..
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE  POST OFFICE CLOSED FRIDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
COUNTY CLERK OFFICE, SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE, TRANSFER STATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER CLOSED THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY…….



SPORTS
12/22/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
VANDY IS ON THE ROAD TO DAVIDSON…..
LOUISVILLLE TRAVELS TO PITTSBURGH……
AND THE TOPPERS ARE AT  HOME TO TAKE ON TENNESSEE TECH……







MODERNA VACCINE
12/21/20

THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF THE  MODERNA VACCINES MADE THEIR  WAY INTO THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERFDAY….
THEY’LL  BE IN SOUTH-CENTRAL KENTUCKY TODAY…..AND MED CENTER HEALTH  HAS CONFIRMED THAT RURAL MED CENTER HEALTH OPERATIONS
WILL BE RECEIVING THE VACCINE…..

HEALTH CARE WORKERS AND LONG TERM CARE FACILITY STAFF AND RESIDENTS WERE THE FIRST TO BE VACCINATED WITH THE PFIZER VACCINE…

WITH  THE SHIPMENT OF THE MODERNA VACCINE…..THE  ADVISOTY COMMITTEE ON IMMUNIZATIONS PRACTICES SAID THE NEXT TO BE VACCINATED
SHOULD BE INDIVIDUALS 75 AND OLDER AND CERTAIN FRONT-LINE WORKERS……




COVID UPDATE
12/21/20

THE COMMONWEALTH REPORTED 17-HUNDRED-65 NEW CASES OF CORONA VIRUS YESTERDAY…..RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 242-THOUSAND-
321……
THREE OF THE TOP 10 COUNTIES HAD OVER 100 CASES WITH WARREN COUNTY BEING THIRD WITH 114……

26 NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED….BRINGING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO TWO-THOUSAND397…..

AND THE POSITIVITY RATE ROSE SLIGHTELY TO EIGHT-POINT-73 PERCENT…..



UNEMPLOYMENT FUNDS
12/21/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID FRIDAY HE’S USING 52-MILLION DOLLARS IN FEDERAL CORONA-VIRUS FUNDING TO PROVIDE RELIEFT FROM
UNEMPLOYMENT COSTS FOR MORE THAN 15-HUNDRED EMPLOYERS……
THOSE IMPACTED WILL BE PUBLIC SCHOOLS….UNIVERSITIES….GOVERNMENT ENTITIES…..AND NEARLY ONE-THOUSAND NON-PROFITS….

DURING THE PANDEMIC….THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS LET STATES PROVIDE RELIEF TO EMPLOYERS THAT REIMBURSE THE STATE 100-
PERCENT ON EMPLOYMENT CLAISM PAID ON THEIR BEHALF…..BRINGING THEIR SHARE DOWN TO 50-PRCENT…..

BESHEAR’S ACTION COVERS THE OTHER HALF OWED BY THE EMPLOYERS…..



KY RECEIVES “CARES” FUNDING
12/21/20

THE COMMONWEALTH IS RECEIVING AN ADDITIONAL TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLALRS TO HELP FIGHT COVID-19…..
ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS OF THE FUNDING WILL GO TOWARDS VACCINE PREPAREDNESS…..AND 916-THOUSAND FOR TESTING AND
CONTRACT TRACING…..

AND ANOTHER 142-MILLION DOLLARS WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED TO 598 KENTUCKY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS……



SPORTS
12/21/20

THE BOWL SCHEDULE IS NOW COMPLETE…..
AS TENNESSEE TAKES ON WEST VIRGINIA IN THE LIBERTY BOWL…..
KENTUCKY PLAYS NORTH CAROLINA STATE IN THE GATOR BOWL…..
AND THE TOPPERS TANGLE WITH GEORGA  IN THE LENDING TREE BOWL……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/18/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     33     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS YESTERDAY….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD     977    CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   826  CASES  HAVE FULLY  
RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   134   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    17   DEATHS…..
THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   171    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE      33     PENDING TESTS WITH
THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES
NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



KY UNEMPLOYMENT
12/18/20

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S NOVEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS FIVE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN ONE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT FROM OCTOBER…..BUT UP ONE-POIONT-THREE PERCENT FROM THE FOUR-POINT-
THREE PERCENT RECORDED  IN NOVEMBER        20-19…..

MORE KENTUCKIANS REPORTED THEY WORKED IN OCTOBER THAN IN SEPTEMBER…. BUT KENTUCKY’S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASED IN SPITE
OF THESE EMPLOYMENT GAINS…..AS MORE KENTUCKANS  ALSO REPORTED THEY WERE WITHOUT WORK…..AND ACTIVELY SEARCHING FOR A
JOB……



COVID UPDATE
12/18/20

THE COMMONWEALTH  SET A NEW DAILY RECORD OF DEATHS DUE TO COVID-19 YESTERDAY WITH 54…..A TOTAL OF 232-HUNDRED-16 KENTUCKIANS
HAVE NOW LOST THEIR LIVES TO THE VIRUS….

33-HUNDRED-59 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 234-THOUSAND-21…..
IN THE TOP 10 COUNTIES WITH NEW CASES…..SEVEN REPORTED AT LEAST 100 NEW CASES….AND WARREN WAS 10TH ON THE LIST WITH 80…..

18-HUNDRED-17 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 33-THOUSAND-666 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE WAS EIGHT-POINT-45 PERCENT….WHICH WAS THE LOWEST THIS WEEK…..



ONLINE POKER
12/18/20

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS RULED THAT AN  ONLINE POKER  COMPANY MUST PAY MORE THAN ONE-BILLION DOLLARS TO THE
COMMONWEALTH FOR ILLEGAL GAMBLING LOSSES…..IN A COURT BATTLE….THAT BEGAN A DECADE AGO…..

THE RULING REINSTATES A FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT JUDGEMENT AGAINST POKER-STARS-DOT-COM….AFTER STATE APPEALS COURT REJECTED
THE COLLECTION OF THE GAMBLING LOSSES IN 20-18……

AT THAT TIME….THE TOTAL WAS 870-MILLION DOLLARS PLUS INTEREST……



SUPREME COURT
12/18/20

THE  U-S SUPREME COURT YESTERDAY DECIDED AGAINST BLOCKING GOVENOR ANDY BESHEAR’S ORDER CLOSING PRIVATE AND PUBLIC
SCHOOLS….SAYING THAT HIS ORDER  WILL EXPIRE  THIS WEEK……

THE HIGH COURT WAS RESPONDING  TO AN EMERGENCY REQUEST FROM KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERL DANIEL CAMERON…..AND 17 PRIVATE
CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS…. TO  REOPEN CLASSROOMS TO IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION…..

THE LAWSUIT ARGUED THE GOVERNOR’S ORDERED  INFRINGED ON THE FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS……



SPORTS
12/18/20

STATE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP  GAMES WILL BE PLAYED AT KROGER FIELD STARTING TODAY….

IN THE ONE “A” GAME….KENTUCKY COUNTRY DAY TAKES ON PAINTSVILLE…..
THE TWO “A” GAME….FINDS LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN GOING AGAINST BEECHWOOD….
AND IN THE FOUR “A” GAME….BOYLE COUNTY PLAYS FRANKLIN COUNTY…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/17/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     11     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS YESTERDAY….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD     944    CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   816  CASES  HAVE FULLY  
RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   111   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    17   DEATHS…..
THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   159    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE      24     PENDING TESTS WITH
THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES
NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



DONATED FOOD
1/17/20

THROUGH THE COMBINED EFFORTS OF…..REALTORS HOPE FOR HUNGER…. FEEDING AMERICA….AND KENTUCKY’S HEARTLAND…..A TOTAL OF 18-
HUNDRED-TWO POUNDS OF FOOD HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO FAMILIES IN NEED IN ALLEN COUNTY….

FAMILY RESOURCE COORDINATOR FROM ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL DETERMINE HOW THE FOOD WILL BE ALLOCATD TO CHILDREN AND
FAMILIES…..

NOW IN IT’S NINTH YEAR….REALTORS HOPE FOR HUNGER DISTRIBUTER A TOTAL OF 25-THOUAND-983 POUNDS OF FOOD TO ASSIST FAMILIES IN
NEED……



VACCCINE DISTRIBUTION
12/17/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT ALL  11  HEALTH FACILITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..IDENTIFIED TO RECEIVE INITIAL
SHIPMENT OF THE PFIZER  COVID-19 VACCINES…..HAVE CONFIRMED RECEIPT….

AS YESTERDAY….MERCY HEALTH-LOURDES HOSPITAL IN PADUCAH ACCEPTED ITS DELIVERY…..

THE INITIAL RECIPIENTS OF THE VACCINE  ON MONDAY….WERE U-OF-L HEALTH IN LOUISVILLE…..BAPTIST HEALTH LEXINGTON…. THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN……



GOOGLE SUIT
12/17/20

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON…..HAS JOINED  NINE OTHER ATTORNEYS GENERAL  IN A MULTI-STATE LAWSUIT AGAINST  
“GOOGLE”…..FOR VIOLATING FEDERAL AND STATE ANTITRUST LAWS THROUGH ANTICOMPETITIVE CONDUCT…..ECLUSIONARY PRACTICES….AND
DECEPTIVE MISRREPRESENTATIONS  IN CONNECTION WITH ITS ROLE IN THE  MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR   ONLINE DISPLAY ADVERTISING INDUSTRY…..



SPORTS
12/17/20

THE KENTUCKY MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM WILL PLAY NORTH CAROLINA SATURDAY IN THE……CBS SPORTS CLASSIC…..IN PLACE OF THE ORGINALLY
SCHEDULED MATCHUP WITH UCLA……WHO  WILL  FLIP WITH  NORTH CAROLINA  AND PLAY OHIO STATE…..

THE SCHEDULE CHANGE WAS MADE TO MORE CLOSELY ALIGN WITH  COVID-19 TESTING PROTOCOLS BETWEEN THE PROGRAMS AND THEIR
RESPECTIVE CONFERENCES…..







CAL TURNER IMMUNIZATIONS
12/16/20

CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE IS ONE OF THE FIRST LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO RECEIVE HE PFIZER   
CORONA-VIRUS VACCINE….AS  MED CENTER HEALTH ALLOCTED 200 DOSES TO THE FACILITY…..

25 RESIDENTS AND STAFF WERE THE FIRST TO RECEIVE THEVACCINATION….WITH MORE SCHEDULED TO RECEIVE IT THROUGHOUT THE WEEK…..

THIS FIRST SHIPMENT OF THE VACCINE TO KENTUCKY IS BEING DISTRIBUTED BETWEEN LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES AND FRONT LINE MEDICAL
STAFF…..



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/16/20

YESTERDAY….THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     22     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    933   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   814  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   101   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    17   DEATHS…..THE CONTACT
TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   155    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE      26     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN
COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT
INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



CORONA UPDATE
12/16/20

29-HUNDRED-46  NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY…..BRING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 227-
THOUSAND-818……

FIVE COUNTIES REPORTED OVER 100 CASES….WITH WARREN COUNTY BEING THIRD ON THE LIST WITH 123…..

15 MORE COVID-19 DEATHS REPORTED YESTERDAY….RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TOO THE VIRUS TO TWO-THOUSAND-239……

17-HUNDRED-88 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AT LEAST  34-THOUSAND-234 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY AT  EIGHT-POINT-53 PERCENT……



MCCONNELL APPOINTS TAYLOR
12/16/20

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL IS WELCOMING….ROBBIN MORRISON TAYLOR….BACK TO SERVED AS HIS  STATE DIRECTOR FOR THE
COMMONWELTH…..

SHE PREVIOUSLY WORK FOR MCCONNELL FROM  19-91 TO TWO-THOUSAND  AS THE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY FIELD REPRESENTATIVE IN
BOWLING GREEN…..

A WESTERN GRADUATE…..TAYLOR SUCCEEDS  TERRY CARMAK  WHO MCCONNELL RECENTLY NAMED AS HIS NEW CHIEF OF STAFF IN HIS
WASHINGTON  D-C  OFFICE……



SPAN TECH
12/16/20

SPAN TECH  HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS FOR A 13-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLAR EXPANSION OF ITS….CONVEYOR SYSTEM MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN
GLASGOW…..

THE INVESTMENT WILL INCLUDE THE PURCHASE OF 10-ACRES ON HILLTOPPER WAY…..CONSTRUCTION OF A 100-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT
BUILDING….AS WELL AS THE PURCHASE OF NEW EQUIPMENT…..

THE EXPANSION IS EXPECTED TO CREATE 40 FULL-TIME JOBS……



SPORTS
12/16/20

THE TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAM HAS FILLED ITS FINAL…..NON-CONFERENCE VACANCY…..WITH A ROAD GAME AT ALABAMA THIS SATURDAY…..

THE TOPPERS WILL FACE  THE CRIMSON TIDE AT ONE AT COLEMEN COLISEUM IN TUSCALOOSA…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/15/20

UNFORTUNATELY……DURING THE WEEK-END….THE COMMUNITY  LOST ANOTHER CITIZEN WITH CONTRIBUTING FACTORS OF COVID-19……WE HERE
AT WVLE AND WLCK SENT OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS…..YESTERDAY….THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH
DEPARTMENT REPORTED     24     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS  FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO YESTERDAY…..THERE WERE 11 CASES
SATURDAY…SIX SUNDAY…..AND SEVEN YESTERDAY….
ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    911   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   797  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   97   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    17   DEATHS…..THE CONTACT
TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   161    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE      32     PENDING TESTS WITH THE ALLEN
COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT
INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



IMMUNIZATIONS
12/15/20

FIVE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS WERE THE FIRST PEOPLE IN KENTUCKY TO RECEIVE THE  PFIZER COVID-19
VACCINE YESTERDAY…..

IN ADDITION TO U-OF-L……BAPTIST HEALTH IN LEXINGTON AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN ALSO RECEIVED THEIR FIRST SHIPMENT
OF 975 DOSES…..

FIVE FRONT-LINE MEDICAL WORKERS WERE THE FIRST TO RECEIVE THE IMMUNIZATIONS  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER……



CITY COUNCIL
12/15/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET BY “ZOOM” CONFERENCING YESTERDAY….AND CITY SUPERINTENDENT GREG COOK TALKED WITH THE COUNCIL
ABOUT THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PROTECTIVE STRUCTURE AT THE HALIFAX NATURAL GAS STATION…..WHICH SUPPLIES THE CITY WITH NATURAL
GAS……

THE COUNCIL ALSO APPOINTED CITY CLERK GAYLE DAVIS AS THE “APPLICANTS AGENT”…..TO CONTINUE WORK WITH A FEMA GRANT THAT WAS
RECEIVED IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE WHEN THERE WAS FLOODING AT THE WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT……...



SCHOOL BOARD
12/15/20

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGHT….

THE BOARD SET A DATE OF JANUARY 18TH FOR A PUBLIC HEARING ON WAYS TO IMPROVE SCHOOL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES IN THE
DISTRICT……

THE REVIEWED THE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANS AND APPROVED THE DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN…..

AND APPROVE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR A  “VOICE-OVER” PHONE SYSTEM…….



KEEN
12/15/20

83 YEAR OLD REUBEN OWEN KEEN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT  BEACH GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEINS AFTER
FIVE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT  T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL…..
MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO BEACH GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; EDNA MCFARLAND KEEN…..A SON; MICHAEL….AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; GINGER AND FRANK KEEN ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE….AND HIS SISTER; BERTHA TYREE OF INDIANA…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN  AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/15/20

U-K ATHLETIC DIRECTOR MITCH BARNHART HAS REMOVED THE “INTERIM” TAG FROM KYRA ELZY’S TEMORTY JOB TITLE…..
ELZY…..NAMED INTERIM HEAD COACH AFTER MATTHEW MITCHELL UNEXPECTEDLY RETIRED LAST MONTH…..RECEIVED THE TITLE PERMANENTLY   
AFTER GUIDING THE WILDCATS  TO A  SIX-AND-OH  START TO OPEN THE SEASON…..


TONIGHT’S  KENTUCKY/DETROIT MERCH BASKETBALL GAME HAS BEEN POSTPONED AGAIN……
THE GAME WAS TO HAVE BEEN PLAYED EARLIER…..BUT WAS POSTPONED UNTIL NIGHT……
THE TEAM WILL NOW LOOK FOR ANOTHER DATE TO PLAY……







VACCINE
12/14/20

THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF PFIZER CORONA-VIRUS VACCINES ARRIVED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY…..

IN THIS FIRST SHIPMENT…..12-THOUSAND-674 VILES ARE GOING TO 11 REGIONAL HOSPITALS…..INCLUDING THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..
AND AN ADDITIONAL 25-THOUSAND-350 ARE BEING DELIVERED TO C-V-S AND WALGREENS…..DESTINED FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES IN
KENTUCKY……



ELECTORS VOTE
12/14/20

KENTUCKY’S EIGHT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS WILL CAST THEIR VOTES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT TODAY…..AT THE CAPITAL IN A
CEREMONY HOSTED BY SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS……

THE CEREMONY IS USUALLY HELD IN THE SUPREMENT COURT OF KENTUCKY’S COURTROOM……BUT TO BETTER ACCOMMODATE SOCIAL
DISTANCING…..IT HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE KENTUCKY SENATE CHAMBER……..



COVID UPDATE
12/14/20
06:05AM

24-HUNDRED-54 NEW CASES OF  COVID-19 WERE REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY….BRING THE TOTAL TO 223-THOUSAND-104
POSITIVE CASES IN KENTUCKY…….

15 MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED…..RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 22-HUNDRED-SEVEN……

17-HUNDRED-12 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE DECLINED FOR THE 10TH  DAY TO EIGHT-POINT-52-PERCENT……



WESTERN SALARY CUTS
12/14/20

THERE’S  SOME GOOD NEWS FOR  EMPLOYEES OF WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….AT FRIDAY’S BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING IT WAS
ANNOUNCED THAT SALARY CUTS MADE DURING THE PANDEMIC ARE ENDING THIS MONTH…..AND EMPLOYEES WILL RECEIVE REIMBURSEMENT FOR
THE AMOUNT WITHHELD SINCE JULY FIRST…..

THE CUTS WERE MADE AS THE SCHOOL PREPARED FOR AN UNCERTAIN FALL SEMESTER DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS…..HOWEVER…..FALL
ENROLLMENT EXCEEDED EXPECTIONS….AND THE UNIVERSITY EXPECTS NO ADDITIONAL CUTS TO STATE FUNDING THROUGH THE END OF THE
FISCAL YEAR…..



SPORTS
12/14/20

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL TEAM WILL  FACE GEORGIA STATE….. IN THE “LENDING TREE BOWL”……ON DECEMBER 26TH IN
MOBILE-ALABAMA…..

THIS WILL BE THE TOPPER’S SEVENTH BOWL APPEARANCE IN THE LAST NINE SEASON……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/11/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     15     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS YESTERDAY..…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    866   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   747  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   103   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    16   DEATHS…..
THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   188    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE     31    PENDING TESTS WITH
THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES
NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
12/11/20

43-HUNDRED-24 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY……RAISING THE PANDEMICTOTAL TO 213-
THOUSNAD-450……
EIGHT COUNTIES HAD AT LEAST 100 CASES…..INCLUDING WARREN WITH 106…..

THERE WERE 28 MORE COVID RELATED DEATHS YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 21-HUNDRED-
46…..

17-HUNDRED-56 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED……
AT LEAST 30-THOUSAND-605 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE DECLINED FOR THE SEVENTH STRAIGHT DAY TO NINE-POINT-13  PERCENT……



FATAL-ALLEN
12/11/20

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON 31-E….IN THE ADOLPHUS AREA YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AROUND FOUR-30….. CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A LINCOLN TOWN CAR DRIVEN BY 75 YEAR OLD LUTHER TUTTLE-JUNIOR OF ADOLPHS….CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND HIT A
TOYOTA TACOMA OPERATED BY 69 YEAR OLD ROBERT DYER OF NASHVILLE…..

TUTTLE DIED AT THE SCENE….AND DYER WAS FLOWN BY AIR-EVAC TO SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER……



SPORTS
12/11/20

THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-A BOARD OF CONTROL DECIDED  YESTERDAY TO KEEP THE START OF THE HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SEASON THE SAME….
WHILE PUSHING BACK THE SWEET 16 WINDOW….

PRACTICE CAN START THIS COMING MONDAY…..DECEMBER 14TH….WITH GAMES BEGINNING JANUARY FOURTH…..
THE SWEET 16 WINDOW WAS ALSO PUSHED BACK TO MARCH 28TH THRU APRIL EIGHTH…..WITH DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS THE WEEK OF MARCH
15TH…AND REGONAL TOURNAMENT TAKING PLACE THE NEXT WEEK…..

OTHER WINTER SPORTS INCLUDING…WRESTLING…SWIMMING…BOWLING… CHEER AND DANCE….CAN ALSO START PRACTICE DECEMBER
14TH…WITH COMPETITION BEGINNING JANUARY FOURTH……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/10/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     26     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS YESTERDAY..…WHICH IS THE HIGHEST ONE DAY TOTAL
SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN…...

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    851   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   730  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   105   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    16   DEATHS…..
THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   152    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE     31    PENDING TESTS WITH
THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES
NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR  OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



FOOD FUND
12/10/20

FOUR-THOUSAND-69  APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN FILED FOR THE…..TEAM KENTUCKY FOOD AND BEVERAGE RELIEF FUND…..REQUESTING 36-POINT-
FOUR MILLION DOLLARS IN ASSISTANCE….
THE FUND CONTAINS 40-MILLION DOLLARS FOR DISTRIBUTION TO ELIGIBLE BAR AND RESTAURANT OWNERS AFFECTED BY THE PANDEMIC……

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ALSO EXTENDED A PREVIOUS EXECUTIVE ORDER PROHIBITING PRICE-GOUGING…..WHICH WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
THE DURATION OF THE STATE  OF EMERGENCY….

AND THE RESTRICTIONS IMPACTING RESTAURANTS…BARS….SOCIAL GATHERINGS…. INDOOR FITNESS AND RECREATION ENTER…VENUES….
THEATRES….PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND SCHOOLS ARE SET TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 13TH……



ADOPT A HIGHWAY ART CONTEST
12/10/20

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET’S ANNUAL….ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY ART CONTEST IS NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES FROM CHILDREN BETWEEN  
FIVE AND 18 YEARS OF AGE…..

THE CONTEST IS DIVIDED INTO THREE AGE GROUPS….AND THIS  YEAR’S  THEME  IS…..ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY FOR A LITTER FREE KENTUCKY….

WINNERS OF EACH AGE DIVISION  RECEIVE A 100-DOLLAR GIFT CARD….WHILE THE SECOND AND THIRD PLACE FINISHERS RECEIVE  50-DOLLAR GIFT
CARDS……
ADDITIONALLY….THE FIRST THRU THIRD PLACE RECIPENTS FOR ALL AGE GROUPS WILL HAVE THEIR ARTWORK FEATURED IN THE  “ADOPT-A-
HiGHWAY CALENDAR….. AND PRINTS WILL BE DISPLAYED IN THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET’S CONFERENCE CENTER IN FRANKFORT…..



SPORTS
12/10/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINDS…..
THE PATRIOTS ON THE ROAD TO L-A TO TAKE ON THE RAMS…..


IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL……
TENNESSEE PLAYS FURMAN….

AND IN MEN’S GAMES…..
THE TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GARDNER-WEBB……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/09/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     11     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS YESTERDAY..….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    825   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   723  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   86   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    16   DEATHS…..
THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   157    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE     31    PENDING TESTS WITH
THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES
NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



GET COVERED DAY
12/09/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS PROCLAIMED TOMORROW…..DECEMBER 10TH….AS “GET COVERED DAY”  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND JOINED A
BROAD COALITION OF OTHER STATES….. HEALTH GROUPS…..AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN LAUNCHING “GET COVERED 20-21”……

WHICH IS A NATIONAL EFFORT TO ENCOURAGE  MASK-WEARING…..AND TO SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WITH HEALTH
COVERAGE……



AC FARM BUREAU
12/09/20

DURING THE RECENT 101ST MEETING OF THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU…..THE ALLEN COUNTY…..YOUNG FARMER PROGRAM….. RECEIVED THE
“2020 YOUNG FARMER GOLD STAR AWARD OF EXCELLENCE….FOR ITS PARTICIPATION IN FARM BUREAU LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS…..
COMPETITIONS…..AND EDUCATIONAL OR PROMOTIONAL INITIATIVES…..

AND ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU WAS ALSO RECOGNIZED FOR ITS OUTSTANDING MEMBERSHIP AND PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENTS…..



COKE SHCOLARSHIPS
12/009/20

THREE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS…..TAYLOR HUFF, JAE MCREYNOLDS AND LAKIA SIMMONS…..HAVE BEEN NAMED
SEMIFINALIST FO THE     20-21 CLASE OF THE  “COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM…..

THE TRIO ARE AMONG  ONE-THOUSAND-609 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS SELECTED AS SEMIFINALSIST FROM A POOL OF 99-THOUSAND-403 SUBMITTED
APPLICATIONS  FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY…..

THE  “COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM”  IS THE LARGEST CORPORATGE- SPONSORED…..ACHIEVEMENT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM  IN
THE UNITED STATES…..




HOSPITAL CAPACITY
12/09/20

HOSPITALS IN MANY PARTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH ARE NEARING FULL CAPACITY….WHICH COULD MAKE IT MORE DIFFICULT FOR PEOPLE TO
RECEIVE PROPER TREATMENT….

KENTUCKY IS DIVIDED INTO 10 REGIONS  AND HOSPITAL CAPACITY FOR INPATIENT BEDS….I-C-U BEDS…..OR VENTALATORS  IS AT OR ABOVE 80-
PERCENT IN FOUR REGIONS….WHILE  I-C-U CAPACITY  IN TWO ZONES…..ONE ALONG THE TENNESSEE BORDER AND ONE IN EASTERN KENTUCKY  IS
OVE 90-PERCENT……

HOSPITALIZATOINS ARE UP ABOUT 17-PERCENT SINCE THE BEGINNING OF NOVEMBER……



SPORTS
12/09/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY TAKES ON MARSHALL….
AND LOUISVILLE PLAYS DUKE…..

IN MEN’S GAMES…..
THE LOUISVILLE/WISCONSIN GAME HAS BEEN  POSTPONED…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/08/20

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     28     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS  FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO
YESTERDAY….12 WERE SATURDAY….11 SUNDAY….AND FIVE YESTERDAY….… .ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    814   CASES  SINCE THE START OF
THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   716  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   82   REMAINING ACTIVE  
CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    16   DEATHS…..
THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING   150    CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE     33    PENDING TESTS WITH
THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES
NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



VACCINE
12/08/20

DURING HIS PRESS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED THE COMMONWEALTH IS  EXPECTING TWO ADDITIONAL
COVID-19 VACCINE SHIPMENTS BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR……

THE GOVERNOR WENT ON TO SAY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EXPECTS TO DELIVER THE SECOND BOOSTER SHOT OF THE PFIZER VACCINE TWO
WEEKS AFTER THE FIRST…..AND THE SECOND MODERNA BATCH ABOUT FOUR WEEKS LATER…..



HEALTH INSURANCE
12/08/20

THE DEADLINE FOR OPEN ENTOLLMENT IN KENTUCKY’S…..20-21 MARKET PLACE HEALTH INSURANCE  PLANS IS DECEMBER 15TH…..

COVERAGE STARTS JANUARY FIRST…..AND KENTUCKIAN  WHO WERE ENROLLED THRU THE MARKETPLACE  THIS YEAR…..AND DO NOT WANT TO
MAKE CHANGES TO THEIR PLANS….WILL BE AUSTOATICALLY RE-ENROLLED…..

MANY COUNTIES NOW OFFER  TWO OR MORE OPTIONS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE CARRIERS…..AS ANTHEM AND CARE-SOURCE HAVE EXPANDED
THEIR SERVICE AREAS TO COVER ADDITIONAL COUNTIES…..

ABOUT  80-PERCENT OF THOSE ENROLLED IN THE EXCHANGE QUALIFY FOR TAX CREDITS OR SUBSIDIES THAT REDUCE THEIR MONTHLY HEALTH
INSURANCE PREMIUMS…..AND FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY…..THE CREDITS SHOULD OFFSET ANY PREIMUM INCREASES…..SO THE COST OF HEALTH
INSURANCE IN 20-21 WILL BE ABOUT THE SAME AS THIS YEAR……







UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS
12/08/20

THE NUMBER OF UNPROCESSED UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS IN THE COMMONWEALTH IS RISING…..

ACCORDING TO THE LATEST DATA FROM THE LABOR CABINET…..KENUCKY’S BACKLOG OF UNEMPLOYMENT  CLAIMS HAS JUMPED TO JUST UNDER 88-
THOUSAND…...WHICH IS 14-PERCENT HIGHER THAT IT WAS TWO WEEKS AGO….

THE MAJORITY OF THE REMAINING  UNPROCESSED CLAIMS WERE FILED BETWEEN JUNE AND OCTOBER…...HOWEVER…..THERE ARE STILL MORE
THAN 600 UNPROCESSED CLAIMS  DATING  BACK TO MARCH……



SPORTS
12/08/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

IN TUESDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL…..
THE COWBOYS PLAY THE RAVENS……

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL….
VANDY TAKES ON EAST TENNESSEE…..

AND IN MEN’S GAMES…..
TENNESSEE TANGLES WITH COLORADO…….







PEARL HARBOR DAY
12/07/20

TODAY IS….“PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY….AND GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS DIRECTED THAT FLAGS AT ALL STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS BE
LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF IN OBSERVANCE OF THE DAY…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES….AND ORGANIZATONS THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH TO JOIN IN THIS
TRIBUTE……



KY ECONOMY
12/07/20

DESPITE TE COVID-19 PANDEMIC…..AND ITS EFFECT ON KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY….. THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP HAS RAISED ITS
ESTIMATE ON WHAT THE COMMONWEALTH’S REVENUES WILL BE OVER THE NEXT 18-MONTHS….

THE 10-MEMBER PANEL…..WHICH IS INDEPENDENT OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND CONSISTS OF ECONOMISTS…..HAS PROJECT CURRENT FISCAL
YEAR REVENUES….. WHICH ENDS JUNE 30TH…..TO  JUMP 17-MILLION DOLLARS….
AND FOR THE 20-22 FISCAL YEAR  THEY’RE PROJECTING A 53-MILLION DOLLAR INCREASE…..

THE ESTIMATE WAS COMPLETED NOT KNOWING IF CONGRESS WILL APPROVE EXTENDING THE “CARES ACT”…..OR ANOTHER FEDERAL STIMULUS
PROGRAM….OR THE AMOUNT……



COVIDA UPDATE
12/07/20

YESTERDAY….25-HUNDRED-67 NEWS CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH….RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL
TO 200-THOUSAND-632….
ONLY THREE COUNTIES REPORTED MORE THAN 100 NEW CASES….AND THE REST OF THE TOP 10 INCLUDED   WARREN…..AT SIXTH…..WITH 71…..

10 MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED….RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO TWO-THOUSAND-72…..

SUNDAY’S USUALLY SEE LOWER NUMBERS AS SOME LABS ARE CLOSED AND DON’T REPORT OVER THE WEEK END….



COVID VACCINE
12/07/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR MET VIRTUALLY FRIDAY WITH SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO BEGIN PLANNIGN FOR THE
EVENTUAL DISRIBUTION OF CORONA-VIRUS VACCINES TO THEIR EMPLOYEES….

THE COMMONWEALTH’S INITIAL SHIPMENT OF ABOUT 38-THOUSAND DOARS OF COVID-19 VACCINE IS EXPECTE THE MIDDLE OF THIS MONTH….AND
WILL DO TO HEALTH CARE WORKERS AND LONG TERM CARE RESIDENTS AND STAFF…..

AFTER THOSE GROUPS…..E-M-S WORKERS AND EDUCATORS WILL BE PRIORITIZED…..



ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU
12/07/20

RECOGNIZED FOR THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF IT WOMEN’S PROGRAM THIS YEAR….. THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU RECEIVED THE…..20-20 GOLD
STAR OF EXCELLENCE…..FROM THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU DURING THEIR ANNUAL MEETING…..

THE AWARD HONORS THE COUNTY WOMEN’S COMMITTEE FOR ITS ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN FARM BUREAU LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAMS….. STATE COMPETITIONS….AND EDUCATIONAL OR PROMOTIONAL INITIATIVES…..

MARTHA ARTERBURN CHAIRS THE “ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU WOMEN’S COMMITTEE”……



SPORTS
12/07/20

ON THE SCHEUDULE FOR TODAY….

IN MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL…..
WASHINGTON TAKES ON PITTSBURGH…..
AND THE BILLS PLAY THE 49ers…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/04/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT…..YESTERDAY….. ANNOUNCED THE LOSS OF ANOTHER ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENT TO THE CORONA-
CIRUS…..WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS…..
THE   ALLEN  HEALTH DEPARTMENT  ALSO REPORTED     22     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS   YESTERDAY….… .ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    776   
CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   675  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH
THE   85   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    16   DEATHS…..
THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 219   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE     26    PENDING TESTS WITH THE
ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT
INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



HOSPITALS
12/04/20

THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF PFIZER CORONA-VACCINE IMMUNIZATIONS WILL BE GOING TO LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES AND HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN
THE COMMONWEALTH….AND THE FIRST 11 HEALTHCARE SITES CHOSEN WERE ANNOUNCED YESTEDAY…..AND THEY INCLUDE THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN WHICH WILL BE RECEIVING 975 DOSES…..

THE SITES WERE CHOSEN BECAUSE THEY ARE LARGE ENOUGH TO HANDLE AT LEAST 975 DOSES…..WHICH IS THE SIZE OF A PFIZER SHIPMENT…..
AND THEY ALSO HAVE ULTRA-LOW-COLD STORAGE WHICH IS REQUIRED……



COVID UP DATE
12/04/20

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY HAS PASSED THE 190-THOUSAND MARK….AS 38-HUNDRED-95 NEW CASES WERE
REPORTED YESTERDAY…..RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 190-THOUSAND-601…..416  OF THE NEW CASES INVOLVED INDIVIDUAL AGE 18 AND
YOUNGER…..

34-NEWS DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY….MAKING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TWO-THOUSAND-14……

18-HUNDRED-10 REMAIN HOSPSITALIZED…..
AT LEAST 28-THOUSAND 755 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATES IS  10-POINT-ZERO-SEVEN PERCENT……

THE GOVERNOR ALSO EXTENDED THE COMMONWEALTH’S  FACE COVERING MANDATE FOR AN ADDITIONAL 30 DAYS……





SPORTS
12/04/20

THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLIN COUNTY FOR THE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..


KICK OFF IS SIX-30 SCOTTSVILLE TIME…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE….STARTING AT SIX
TONIGHT…..






ALLEN COUNTY CASES
12/03/20

THE   ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED     17     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS   YESTERDAY….… .

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    754   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   657  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   82   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    15   DEATHS…..
THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 232   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..AND THERE ARE     93    PENDING TESTS WITH THE
ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….AGAPE HEALTH….T-J HEALTH SCOTTSVILLE AND THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT
INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
12/03/20

FOR THE SECOND DAY IN A ROW…..KENTUCKY HAS SET A NEW DAILY RECORD FOR DEATHS DUE TO COVID-19…..AS 37 DEATHS WERE REPORTED
YESTERDAY….THAT BRINGS THE COMMONWEALTH TO 19-HUNDRED-80 DEATHS SINCE THE START OF THE PANDEMIC….

YESTERDAY ALSO SAW THE SIXTH MOST NEW CASES REPORTED WITH THREE-THOUSAND-601….379 OF THEM WERE AGE 18 OR YOUNGER….AND
THAT RAISES THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES TO 186-THOUSAND-765…..
IN THE 10 COUNTIES REPORTING THE MOST CASES…..WARREN WAS SIXTH WITH 103……

AT LEAST  28-THOUSAND-468 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS NINE-POINT-62 PERCENT…….



TREE AUCTION
12/03/20

THE “FRIENDS OF THE  “L-AND-N” DEPOT WILL HOLD THEIR ANNUAL…..CHRISTMAS IN SCOTTSVILLLE SLIENT CHRISTMAS TREE
AUCTION……TOMORROW AND SATURDAY AT THE WASHINGTON CENTER…..WHERE BUYERS CAN BID ON THEMED DECORATED TREES AND
DECORATONS…..
PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE RESTORATION O OF SCOTTSVILLE’S   “L AND N”  TRAIN DEPOT……

SET UP IS FROM THREE TO SEVEN THIS AFTERNOON…
PUBLIC VIEWING AND AUCTION HOURS ARE…..
TOMORROW FROM 10 TO 12NOON AND ONE TO SIX
AND SATURDAY FROM 10 TO THREE……





HABEGGER
12/03/20

86 YEAR OLD  SALOME HORST HABEGGER OF SCOTTSVILLE  PASSED AWAY TUESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT 10 AT OAKWOOD MENNONITE CHURCH WITH BURIAL  OAKWOOD CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOSEPH AND ORPHA….AND A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOANNA HOOVER AND HUSBAN LUKE…..11
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
12/03/20

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..
THE STEELERS GOT PAST THE RAVENS  19 TO 14……


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……
IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY TAKES ON KANSAS STATE……







COFFEE
12/02/20

65 YEAR OLD STANLEY  E.  COFFEE OF SCOTTSVILLE PASSED AWAY  SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. ZION CEMETERY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; DARRELL OF TENNESSEEE…..TWO DAUGHTERS  AND SON-IN-LAW; AMY AND SCOTT BERRY OF TENNESSEE AND HOPE  
ERFOURTH  OF HARTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; RONNIE AND CAROLINE AND JOHNNY AND JANET ALL OF TENNESSEE AND
RICKY AND DARLENE OF SCOTTSVILLE….. AND THREE SISTERS; ROSE COFFEE, TAMMY COFFEE AND JULIE SHERRARD ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SIX
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/01/20

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM  TRAVELS TO FRANKLIN COUNTY FRIDAY NIGHT FOR THE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME….AND THERE WILL BE A
LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS AVAILABLE DUE TO  COVID-19 GUIDANCE AND SEATING LIMINTATIONS AT WATKINS FIELD…..

EACH PATRIOT PLAY WHO   DRESSES FOR THE GAME  CAN PURCHASE…..
ON LINE ONLY…  TWO TICKETS  AT 10-DOLLARS  EACH….

NO ADDITIONAL TICKETS WILL  BE SOLD AND NO COACHES’ CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED……







APPEALS COURT
11/30/20

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT YESTERDAY…..SIDED WITH GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S ORDER TO CLOSE RELIGIOUS PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND
OTHERS IN THE STATE DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS….

THE  U-S SIXTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS IN CINCINNATI GRANTED BESHEAR’S REQUEST TO TEMPORARILY HALT A JUDGE’S RULING THAT WOULD
HAVE ALLOWED PRIVATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS TO REOPEN….

IN MAKING THE RULING……THE APPELLATE SAID THE ORDER DIDN’T SPECIFICALLY TARGET RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS…..

THOSE SCHOOLS FILED A LAWSUIT OVER THE GOVERNOR’S RESTRICTIONS….AND WERE AWARDED A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION LAST WEEK…..



COVID UPDATE
11/30/20

YESTERDAY SAW ANOTHER BIG DAY OF NEW COVID-19 CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH….AS 28-HUNDRED-THREE WERE REPORTED…..BRINGING
THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 176-THOUSAND-925……

11 MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..RAISING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO ONE-THOUSAND-806…..

SINCE SOME LABS ARE CLOSED ON THE WEEKEND….ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON…. SUCH AS POSTIVITY RATE…..TESTING FIGURES….AND THE
NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE RECOVERED WILL BE UPDATED TODAY……



RESTAURANT HELP
11/30/20

KENTUCKY RESTAURANTS AND BARS…..THAT HAVE BEEN FINANCIALLY IMPACTED BY SHUTDOWNS AND LIMINTATIONS DURING THE COVID-19
PANDEMIC…..WILL BE ABLE TO APPLY FOR THEIR SHARE OF 40-MILLION DOLLARS IN RELIEF FUNDS BEGINNING TODAY…..

A CUSTOMER SERVICE LINE WILL OPEN AT 10-30….AND AN APPLICATION PORTAL…..FOR THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE RELIEF FUND….. WILL OPEN AT
NOON…..

TO BE ELIGIBLE….A BUSINES MUST BE DEFINED  AS A BAR OR RESTAURANT…..WITH LESS THAN 50-PERCENT OF THEIR SALES  VIA DRIVE-THRU…..



HOLDER
11/30/20

89 YEAR OLD JOHN EUAL HOLDER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AT TWO……AND CAN BE VIEWED ON THE GOAD FUNERAL HOME FACE BOOK PAGE…..EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO HOSPICE OF SOUTHER KENTUCKY OR THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SARA NAPIER HOLDER…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LA;W STEPHEN AND TERI…..A DAUGHTER; MELANIE CALVER….AND A
SISTER; VAUNITA GILMORE ALL OF SCOTTSIVLLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/30/20

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINDS….
SEATTLE ON THE ROAD TO PHIDELPHIA……







RULING
11/27/20

A FEDERAL JUDGE RULED WESNESDAY THAT A PART OF GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER…..REQUIRING PRIVATE AND PUBLIC
SCHOOLS TO TOP IN-PERSON CLASSES UNTIL JANUARY…..INFRIGES ON THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS…..

U-S  DISTRICT JUDGE GREGORY VAN TATENHOVE SAID THE ORDER CANNOT APPLY TO PRIVATE….RELIGIOUS-LED SCHOOLS ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH…..BUT CAN REMAIN FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS….AND HE GRANTED A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION TO 17-PRIVATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS
THAT HAD FILED A  LAWSUIT AGAINST BESHEAR’S EMERGENCY RESTRICTION……

THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE HAS FILED AN APPEAL  TO THE SIXTH CIRCUIT COURT REQUESTING AN EMERGENCY STAY OF THE JUDGE’S
ORDER……AND THEY WILL APPEAL TO THE U-S SUPERE COURT  IF NECESSARY……



ELECTIONS
11/27/20

SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS HAS MORE SUPPORT IN HIS EFFORT TO HAVE SOME OF THE CHANGES MADE TO THE WAY ELECTIONS WERE
CONDUCTED THIS YEAR……MADE PERMANENT BY THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY NEXT YEAR…..

ADAMS SAYS THERE ARE FOUR ITEMS HE HOPES LAWMAKERS CONSIDER….AND A SURVEY OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S 120 COUNTY CLERKS
SUPPORT HIS PROPOSALS…..
79-PERCENT WANT TO KEEP IN-PERSON EARLY VOING….
92-PERCENT SUPPORT KEEPING THE “VOTING CENTERS”…..
70-PERCENT FAVOR KEEPING A  SIGNATURE “CURE” PROVESS FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS….GIVING VOTERS A CHANCE TO CORRECT ERRORS WITH
THEIR BALLOTS…..
AND 89-PERCENT SUPPORT KEEPING  THE  ABSENTEE BALLOT REQUEST PORTAL…..WHERE VOTERS CAN APPLY ON LINE AND HAVE AN ABSENTEE
BALLOT MAILED TO THEM…..




FSA ELECTIONS
11/27/20

VOTING IS NOW UNDERWAY  FOR THE  20-20….U-S-D-A  FARM SERVICE AGENCY COUNTY COMMITTEE ELECTIONS…..THRU SECEMBER SEVENTH…..

BALLOTS  HAVE BEEN MAILED TO ELIGIBLE VOTERS…..HOWEVER…..IF YOU DIDN’T RECEIVE YOUR BALLOT BY MAIL…..YOU CAN REQUEST ONE FROM  
THE ALLEN COUNTY  U-S-D-A  SERVICE CENTER……

BALLOTS MUS BE RETURNED AND POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN DECEMBER SEVENTH……AND FOR MORE INFORMATION…….CALL  TWO-THREE-
SEVEN-31-89……




NEW PLANES
11/27/20

THE KENTUCKY AIR NATIONAL GUARD IS RECEIVIGN EIGHT NEW….C-130-J SUPER HERCULES TRANSPORT PLANES FROM THE AIR FORCE….TO
REPLACE THEIR CURRENT FLEET…..

ONLY FOUR AIR NATIONAL GUARD UNITS IN THE COUNTRY WERE CHOSEN BY THE AIR FORCE…..IN A COMPETITIVE STATIONING PROCESS….TO
RECEIVE THE PLANES…..

THE  123RD AIRLIFT WING…..STATIONED IN LOUISVILLE……IS AMONG THE MOST DECORATED AIR NATIONAL GUARD UNITS IN THE COUNTRY…..



SPORTS
11/27/20

THE  PATRIOTS HOST WARREN EAST IN THE DISTRICT CHAMPSIONSHIP GAME TONIGHT…..

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE….
STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/25/21

THE   ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED     12     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS   YESTERDAY….….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    682   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   615  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   52   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    15   DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 146   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..

THERE ARE    30    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS   IN  THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



EXTENDED BENEFITS
11/25/20

EXTENDED FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS…..PUT IN PLACE DURING HIGH PERIODS OF UNEMPLOYNEMT THIS YEAR…..ARE ENDING IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…..

THE  “ENTENDED BENEFITS PROGRAM”…..WHICH IS TRIGGERED WHEN A STATE’S INSURED UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS HIGHER THANT FIVE-
PERCENT…..WILL END  THIS SATURDAY….NOVEMBER 28TH…..

NO NEW APPLICATONS WILL BE PERMITTED AFTER THAT DATE…..AND THOSE WHO FAIL TO EXHAUST THEIR BENEFITS BEFORE THEN WILL NOT
RECEIVE ANY REMAINING FUNDS……

THE  “FEDERAL EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM”…..DOES NOT AFFECT THE KENTUCKY UNEMPLOYMENT PROGRAM OR PREVENT
RESIDENTS FROM APPLYING FOR UNEMPLOYMENT THROUGH THE COMMONWEALTH…..



THANKSGIVING  CLOSINGS
11/25/20

HERE ARE YOUR THANKSGIVING CLOSINGS…..
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED TOMORROW…..
STATE AND COUNTY OFFICES, FARM BUREAU OFFICE AND ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..
HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND EXTENSION OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY….TOMORROW TRASH ROUTES WILL BE RUN MONDAY AND FRIDAY’S TRASH WILL BE COLLECTED
TUESDAY……
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE, COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE, TRANSFER STATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER CLOSED TOMORROW…..FRIDAY….AND
SATURDAY….
SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT BUS WILL NOT OPERATE  TOMORROW OR FRIDAY…..BUT WILL RUN SATURDAY FROM EIGHT TO TWO FOR SHOP SMALL
SATURDAY…….

THE CORE CLOSED TOMORROW…..
OPEN FRIDAY FROM FIVE-30 TO 4-30
AND OPEN REGULAR HOURS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY……



WOOD
11/25/20

22 YEAR OLD  LUCAS ALLEN  “LIKE”  WOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER…..A PRIVATE CELEBRATION OF LIFE
SERVICE WILL BE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE…..WITH DRIVE-THRU VISITAITON FRIDAY FROM 11 TO 12NOON AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….IN LIEU OF FLOWERS….. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS; DAVID AND HIM WOOD…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; CORI WOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ASHLEY AND JON
KOCH OF BOWLING GREEN….AND HIS PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; JOYCE WOOD OF SMITHS GRIVE….TWO NIECES ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/25/20

THE COLLEGE BASKETBALL SEASON GETS UNDERWAY TODAY…..
IN WOMEN’S GAMES…..
KENTUCKY TAKES ON   MURRAY STATE…..
AND LOUISVILLE PLAYS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI….

MEN’S GAMES FIND…..
TENESSEE TANGLES  WITH CHARLOTTE…..
KENTUCKY GOES AGAINST MOREHEAD IN THE  BLUEGRASS SHOW CASE…..
AND LOUISVILLE PLAYS EDWARDSVILLE IN THE WADE HOUSTON TIP-OFF CLASSIC…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/24/21

THE   ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED     15     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS  FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO   YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..WITH 10 CASES SATURDAY….THREE SUNDAY…..AND TWO YESTERDAY….….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    670   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   615  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   40   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    15   DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 149   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..

THERE ARE    30    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY   HAS MOVED BACK INTO THE      “RED ZONE”       FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN
PUBLIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY
HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



HART-FATAL
11/24/20

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON CUB RUN HIGHWAY IN HART COUNTY YESTERDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A 20-14 VOLKSWAGON…..DRIVEN BY 24 YEAR OLD JOHNNY MORAN THE THIRD OF LEITCHFIELD CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND
HIT A TWO-THOUSAND FREIGHTLINER…..OPEARTED BY 64 YEAR OLD BENNIE SIMS OF CLARKSON HEAD ON….

MORAN WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT CAVERNA WERE HE  WAS PRONOUCNED DECEASED….AND SIMS  WASN’T INJURED…...



TROOPER TEDDY
11/24/20

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE…..TROOPER TEDDY PROJECT SALES ARE THIS WEEK-END……

THE PROJECT…..WHICH RELIES SOLELY ON DONATIONS AND THE SALE OF BEARS…… IS DESIGNED TO DEVELOP TRUST BETWEEN OFFICERS AND
CHILDREN BY PROVIDING TEDDY BEARS TO CHILDREN IN TRAUMATIC SITUATIONS……

THE BEARS WILL GO ON SALE THANKSGIVING NIGHT AT SIX   AND WILL SELL THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEK-END FOR 15-DOLLARS…..PLUS
SHOPPING…..
OR YOU CAN  PICK UP  YOUR BEAR FOR FREE AT K-S-P HEADQUARTERS  IN FRANKFORT   OR AT ANY K-S-P  POST……



SHOCKLEY
11/24/20

87 YEAR OLD BOBBY GLEN SHOCKLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(WED) AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN LIBERTY CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA SHOCKLEY…..A DAUGHTER; DONNA JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…AND TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-
DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JOHNNY AND RENEE MADDEN OF FRANKLIN AND TIMMY MADDEN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS AND STEP-
SON-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND EDDIE VIOLETT  AND PAMELA KINSLOW ALL OF TENNESSEE…….14 STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN STEP-GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/24/20

TICKETS FOR THE PATRIOTS PLAY OFF GAME FRIDAY NIGHT ARE ON SALE…..

THIS AFTERNOON  FROM 5:30 TO 6:15, AT THE STADIUM,  FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADER PARENTS MAY PURCHASE…..

TOMORROW  FROM FOUR TO SIX…..STUDENTS AND THE COMMUNITY CAN PURCHASE TICKETS IN THE HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE…..







SCHOOLS MOVE TO PURPLE
11/23/20

IN RESPONSE TO AN EXECUTIVE ORDER  FROM GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE MOVING TO THE  “PURPLE LEVEL”
OF INSTRUCTION BEGINNING TODAY AND RUNNING UNTIL JANUARY FOURTH…..

STUDENTS THAT HAVE BEEN ATTENDING “IN-PERSON” INSTRUCTION  WILL SHIFT TO….N-CLASS-AT HOME….AND STUDENTS  PARTICIPATING IN THE  
“VIRTUAL LELAGNING ACADEMY”…..WILL CONTINUE TO DO SO……

STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN DAILY SCHEDULED ZOOM OR GOOGLE MEETS WITH THEIR TEACHERS……AND IT WILL BE IMPORTANT
FOR STUDENTS TO COMPLETE AND RETURN ASSIGNMENTS AND  TASKS AS REQUESTED….SO THEY DO NOT FALL BEHIND AND ARE NOT COUNTED
ABSENT…..



COVID UPDATE
11/23/20

YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED  THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS FOR A SUNDAY…..AT 21-
HUNDRED-94…… BRINGING THE  PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 158-THOUSAND-100…..

YESTERDAY’S CURRENT INCIDENCE RATE MAP SHOWS 117 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S 120 COUNTIES IN THE “RED ZONE”……WITH ALLEN COUNTY
BEING ONE OF THE THREE COUNTIES IN THE “ORANGE” ZONE……

FOUR NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY….BEING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO   17-HUNDRED-87…..

15-HUNDRED-33 REMAIN HOSPTIALIZED…..
AT LEAST 26-THOUSAND-156 HAVE RECOVERED….



SCHOOLS SUE
11/23/20

FOUNDATION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY IN BOWLING GREEN HAS JOINED THE LAWSUIT FILED BY A NUMBER OF   CHRISTIAN  SCHOOLS   AND ATTORNEY
GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON REGARDING THE GOVERNOR’S ORDER BANNING  IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION AT RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS…..

THE SUIT SAYS HALTING  “IN-PERSON” INSTRUCTION VIOLATES THE FIRST ADMENDMENT…..AS-WELL-AS KENTUCKY’S EQUIVALENT CONSTITUTIONAL
GUARANTEES AND THE COMMONWEALTH’S  RELIGLOUS FREEDOM ANN RESTORATION ACT…..

THE SCHOOLS SAY THEY HAVE HEAVILY INVESTED IN  COVID PRECAUTIONS….AND DONE EVERYTHING ASKED OF THE TO REMAIN OPEN FOR  “IN-
PERSON”  INSTRUCTION…..



SUPREME COURT MANDATES
11/23/20

ON FRIDAY…..IN RESPONSE TO THE RISING NUMBE OF COVID-19 CASES….THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT ISSUED NEE MANDATES   CONCERNING
LOCAL OPERATIONS……

THE NEW ORDERS……
LIMITE ENTRANCE TO JUDICIAL FACILITIES…..REQUIRES  REMOTE HEARINGS IN ALL PROCEEDINGS EXCEPT FOR EMERGENC AND TIME SENSITIVE
MATTERS…... REQUIRES REMOTE HEARING IN ALL PROCEEDINGS…..POSTPONES ALL JURY TRIALS AND SHOW CAUSE DOCKETS UNTIL FEBRUARY
FIRST…..AND REQUIRES JUDICIAL SALES TO BE CONDUCTED REMOTELY OR OUTSIDE……




SPORTS
11/23/20

THE NASHVILLE SUPER SPEEDWAY WILL HAVE A  NASCAR TRIPLE HEADER ON FATHER’S DAY WEEK END…..

A CUP SERIES RACE HAD ALREADY BEEN ANNOUNCED…..
THEN LAST WEEK…..NASCAR SAID THERE WILL ALSO BE A TRUCK RACE AND XFINITY SERIES RACE THAT WEEK END…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/20/20

THE   ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED     13X     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS   YESTERDAY….….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    650   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   594  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   41   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    15   DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 173   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..

THERE ARE    15    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”   FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL



COVID UPDATE
11/20/20

A RECORD WAS SET YESTERDA FOR NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY…..AND A NEAR RECORD COVID-19 RELATED DEATH TOLL….

A TOTAL OF 36-HUNDRED-49 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED…..WHICH INCLUDES 437 KIDS AGE 18 AND UNDER…..AND BRINGS THE PANDEMIC TOTAL
TO  148-THOUSAND-390…….
AMONG THE TOP 10 COUNTIES WITH THE HIGHEST NUMBR OF NEW CASES….. WARREN COUNTY WAS FIFTH WITH 115…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ALSO ANNOUNCED 30 NEW COVID RELATED DEATHS YESTERDAY…..RAISING TO  17-HUNDRED-40  THE NUMBER OF
KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVE TO THE VIRUS…..

25-THOUSAND-437 HAVE RECOVERED……
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS  NINE-POINT-18 PERCENT…….



NEW RESTRICTIONS
11/20/20

THE NEW RESTRICTIONS GOING INTO EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AT FIVE INCLUDE…..

NO IN-PERSON SERVICE AT RESTAURANT AND BARS
PRIVATE AND SOCIAL GATHERING LIMITED TO EIGHT PEOPLE
GYMS, FITNESS CENTERS, POOLS AND OTHER INDOOR RECREATIONAL FACILITIES LIMITED TO 33-PERCENTD CAPACITY WITH NO GROUP CLASSES
OR TEAM PRACTIVES
VENUES, EVENT SPACES AND THEATRES LIMITED TO 25 PEEOPLE….
PROFESSIONAL SERVIVCES LIMITED TO 33-PERCENT OF EMPLOYEES
AND ALL SCHOOLS IN THE COMMONWEALTH WILL MOVE TO VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION

THE NEW RESTRICTIONS  WILL BE IN EFFECT  THRU 11-59PM ON  DECEMEBR 13TH……



GUARD MOBILIZED
11/20/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS MOBILIZED 50 MEMBERS OF THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD TO HELP LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES IN RESPONSE
TO THE INFLUX OF COVID-19 CASES….

THE GUARD MEMBERS WILL BE A PART OF 10 DIFFERENT…..NON-CLINICAL SUPPORT TEAMS SPREAD THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWELTH…..WHO
WILL RESPOND TO REQUESTS  FOR HELP FROM PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICTS…..



SPORTS
11/20/20

THE PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….
.
KICK OFF IS SEVEN……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…….WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE
STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/19/20

THE COMMUNITY HAS LOST ANOTHER RESIDENT AS THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED    ANOTHER DEATH YESTERDAY…..WE
HERE AT WVLE ANE WLCK SENT OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ALSO REPORTED     SIX     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS   YESTERDAY….….
ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    637   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   592  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   30   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    15   DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 180   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    40    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”   FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



NEW RESTRICTIONS
11/19/20

SAYING…….ACTION IS UNPOPULAR, BUT INACTION IS DEADLY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUCED A NEW SERIES  OF INITITIVES YESTERDAY
TO COMBAT THE CORONA VIRUS…..
THE RESTRICTIONS GO INTO EFFECT AT FIVE TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND RUN THRU SUNDAY-DECEMBER 13 AT 11-59…..
RESTAURANTS AND BAR WILL CLOSED TO “INPERSON” SERVIE…..OUTDOOR DINING AREAS REMAIN OPEN ALONG WITH  CARRYOUT AND DELIVERY…..
PRIVATE AND SOCIAL GATHERINGS LIMITED TO UP TO EIGHT PEOPLE FROM A MAXIMUM OF TWO HOUSEHOLDS…..
GYMS, FITNESS CENTERS, POOLS AND OTHER INDOOR RECREATIONAL FACILITIES LIMITED TO 33-PERCENT CAPACITY, GROUP CLASSSES, TEAM
PRACTIVES AND COMPETITONS PROHIBITED AND MASKS MUST BE WORN….
VENUES, EVENT SPACES AND THEATRES LIMITED TO 25 PEOPLE…..THIS DOESN’T APPLY  TO CHURCH SERVICES WHICH THE GOVERNOR WILL
ADDRESS TODAY…..
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LIMITED TO 33-PERCENT OF EMPLOYEES….ALL WHO CAN SHOUILD WORK FROM HOME….AND BUSINESS THAT CAN CLOSE
TO THE PUBLIC MUST DO SO….


ALL  PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS WILL CEASED IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION….. MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS MUST REMAIN VIRTUAL  UNTIL JANUARY
FOURTH…..AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS MAY REOPEN FOR INPERSON INSTRUCTION DECEMBE SEVENTH…..

A 40-MILLION DOLLAR CARES FUND HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED TO HELP BARS AND RESTAURANTS….QUALIFYING ENTITIES WILL RECEIVE 10-
THOUSAND DOLLARS….. WITH A MAXIMUM AWARD OF 20-THOUSAND DOLLARS 1 TO HELP WITH EXPENSES….

BUSINESSES WITH AT LEAST 50-PERCENT OF THEIR SALES FROM  DRIVE-THRU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE…..




COOMER
11/19/20

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER AND REPRESENTATIVE JIM JORDAN HAVE CALLED FOR AN IMMEDIATE CONGRESSIONAL
INTESTIGATION INTO THE 20-20 ELECTION……

COOMER SAID…..THE 20-20 ELECTON WAS FULL OF CHAOS……AND CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT IS NEEDED FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE TO HAVE
FAITH AND INTEGRITY IN OUR  ELECTION PROCESS….



SPORTS
11/19/20

MEETING YESTERDAY…..THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION HAS MOVED THE START DATES  FOR HIGH SCHOOL WINTER
SPORTS TO JANUARY FOURTH…..WITH STATE TOURNAMENTS SCHEDULED FOR LATE MARCH….

PRACTICE WOULD START UP TO THREE WEEKS BEFORE THE START OF THE SEASON…..WHICH WOULD BE DECEMBER 14TH……….
AS PERTAINS TO FOOTBALL…THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-A…..DECIDED TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE PLAYOFFS…..
18 TEAM HAVE OPTED OUT OF THE PLAY OFFS….AND COMMISSIONER JULIAN TACKETT ADDED THAT IF A TEAM WITHDRAWS IN THE SEMI-FINALS OF
FINALS…. THE TEAM THEY DEFEATED IN THE PREVIOUS ROUND WOULD REPLACE THEM……
THE BOARD ALSO GAVE THE COMMISSIONER THE AUTHORITY TO REVISE CHAMPIONSHIP  DATES  IF NEEDED…..






ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/18/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED     FOUR     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS   YESTERDAY….….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    631   CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   582  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   35   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    14   DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 187   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    25    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……

ALLEN COUNTY   REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”   FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLIC…MAINTAIN
SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….
SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



NEW RESTRICTIONS
11/18/20

DURING HIS PRESS BRIEFING TODAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR  WILL ANNOUNCE NEW STEPS THE COMMONWEALTH WILL BE TAKING TO HALT
THE SPREAD OF THE CORONA VIRUS…..

THE GOVERNOR WILL MEET WITH LEGISLATIVE LEADERS THIS MORNING….. BEFORE MAKING HIS PLANS PUBLICE……WHICH HE CONTINEUS TO SAY
WILL BE DIFFERENT AND A MORE TARGETED APPROACH THAN THOSE TAKEN IN MARCH AND APRIL……

THE STEPS TO BE ANNOUNCED TODAY WILL AFFECT RESTAURANTS AND BARS…. BUT A PROGRAM TO HOPEFULL PROVIDE SOME RELIEF WILL ALSO
BE ANNOUNCED……

THE GOVERNOR HAS SAID HE DOESN’T PLAN TO MAKE A STATEWIDE CURFEW AS SOME STATES HAVE…..



COVID UPDATE
11/18/20

YESTERDAY……SAW KENTUCKY’S HIGHEST SINGLE-DAY NUMBER OF DEATHS RELATED TO THE CORONA-VIRUS…..AND THE THIRD HIGHEST DAY OF
NEW CASES….. AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORED 29-HUNDRED-31 NEW CASES YESTERDAY…..WITH 325 INVOLVIND KIDS AND 18…..AND
BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 142-THOUSAND-EIGHT……

33 NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..RAISING THE NUUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS OT 16-HUNDRED-97……

15-HUNDRED-21 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED……
25-THOUSAND-760 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE HAS RISEN TO NINE-POINT-ONE PERCENT……




HOT RODS FOOD DRIVE
11/18/20

THE BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS ARE HOLDING A NON-PERISHABLE FOOD DRIVE THIS WEEK TO BENEFIT THE  “VETERANS ALLIANCE FOOD PANTRY”
…..

THE FOOD DRIVE RUNS THRU FRIDAY…..AND NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK FROM NINE TO
FOUR EACH DAY…… AND THIS AFTERNOON   THERE WILL BE CURBSIDE PICKUP FROM FIVE TO SEVEN…..

ANYONE WHO DONATES WILL RECEIVE A FIVE-DOLLAR COUPON TO THE HOT RODS MERCHANDISE STORE AS A THANK YOU FROM THE TEAM……




SPORTS
11/18/20

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY IS SELLING FAN CUTOUTS FOR MEN’S BASKETBALL GAMES IN RUPP ARENA…..AND AT WOMEN’S BASKETBALL AND
VOLLEYBALL GAMES AND GYMNASTICS EVENTS AT MEMORIAL COLISEUM…..

PRICES START AT 50-DOLLARS…..WITH OPTIONS RANGING FROM FOUR-TO-SIX FOOT TALL CUTOUTS……AND AN UPGRADED VERSION AUTOGRAPHED
BY MEN’S COACH JOHN CALIPARI……

SIMILAR OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR WOMEN’S GAMES WITH AUTOGRAPHS BY INTERIM COACH  KYRA ELZY…..VOLLEYBALL COACH  CRAIG
SKINNER…..AND GYMNASTICS COACH TIM GARRISON…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/14/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED    NINE     NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS  FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL YESTERDAY….
THERE WAS ONE ON SATURDAY….FIVE SUNDAY….AND THREE YESTERDAY…….

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    62718  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   576  CASES  HAVE FULLY  
RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   37   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    14   DEATHS…..
ALSO THE CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 177   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    22    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……

ALLEN COUNTY CURRENTLY REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”   FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN
PUBLIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY
HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



SCHOOL BOARD
11/17/20

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGT….
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE 2019-2020 AUDIT REPORT  AND FINDINGS…. LANNIE WHITE WITH CARR-RIGGS-AND-INGRAM  PRESENTED THE AUDIT TO
THE BOARD IN A WORKING SESSION BEFORE THE MEETING…..
FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR…..ROBIN HERRINGTON…..REVIEWED THE  “NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY  REPORT   FOR LAST SCHOOL YEAR….
THAT SAW FOOD SERIVE PERSONNEL PREPARE A TOTAL   OF 862-THOUSAND-254 MEALS……
AND THE BOARD  APPROVED THE PURCHASE OF FIVE  NEW BUSES…UTILIZING THE REPLACEMENT FUNDS FROM THE  “VOLKSWAGON MITIGATION
TRUST FUNDS”  WHICH WILL PAY HALF-THE COST   FOR TWO PROPANE BUSES…..TWO DIESEL BUSES….AND A SPECIAL NEEDS BUS…..



COVID UPDATE
11/17/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 15-HUNDRED-14 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY….WHICH WAS THE
SECOND HIGHEST NUMBER OF NEW CASES FOR A MONDAY…..WHICH THAT BRINGS THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 139-THOUSAND-97……
173 OF THE NEW CASES INCLUDE CHILDREN AGE EIGHT AND YOUNGER….AND 103 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S 120 COUNTIES ARE IN THE  “RED
ZONE”…….
THREE MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY….MAKING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIUS 16-HUNDRED-64……

THE GOVERNOR WENT ON TO SAY THAT IF THE NUMBERS DON’T CHAMGE…..MORE RESTRICTION COULD BE ANNOUNCED TOMORROW….HE WENT
ON TO SAY THEY WOULD NOT LOOK LIKE THE RESTRICTION BACK IN MARCH AND APRIL….AS THEY WOULD BE MORE TARGETED…..AND HE ADDED
BAR AND RESTAURANT CAPACITIES COULD BE AFFECTED……



SPORTS
11/17/20

SIX PATRIOT  FOOTBALL PLAYERS HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR THE….20-20  ALL-SKY CONFERENCE TEAM FOR LARGE FOUR-A AND  FIVE-A
SCHOOLS……

DILLION ROOKSTOOL…..KAYDEN WHITNEY…..AND JAX COOPER ARE FRIST TEAM SELCTIONS…..
WHILE  WILL MOORE….TANNER STINSON…..AND TUCKER  TRACY ARE SECOND TEAM MEMBERS…..


THE N-C-A-A  ANNOUNED YESTERDAY THAT THIS YEAR’S   MEN’S  BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT WILL BE PLAYED IN ONE GEOGRAPIC AREA…..INSTEAD
OF BEING SPREAD OUT ACROSS THE COUNTRY……TO MITIGATE THE RISKS OF COVID-19….

CURRENLTY…..THEY’RE   IN  TALKS   WITH INDIANAPOLIS TO SERVE AS THE HOST CITY……

THERE WAS NO IMMEDIATE WORD ON THE WOMEN’S  TOURNAMENT…..WHICH RUNS CONCURRENTLY IN MARCH AND EARLY APRIL……







COVID UPDATE
11/16/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 14-HUNDRED-49 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN THE COMMONWEALTH YSTERDAY…..RAISING THE TOTAL
NUMBER OF CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO 137-THOUSAND-586……

OF THE TOP 10 COUNTIES WITH NEW CASES….WARREN WAS NINTH WITH 24……

THREE NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED….BRING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 16-HUNDRED-61,,,,,
13-HUNDRED-83 REMAIN HOSPITALIZE…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS  EIGHT-POINT-88 PERCENT…..

CURRENTLY….94 OF KENTUCKY’S 120 COUNTIES ARE CONSIDERED  “RED COUNTIES” MEANING THEY SHOULD FOLLOW THE  “RED ZONE”
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE WEEK….STARTING TODAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY REMAINS IN THE  “ORANGE ZONE” FOR NEW CASES……



HEMP APPLICATIONS
11/16/20

APPLICATIONS FOR THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE’S…..20-21 HEMP LICENSING PROGRAM….WILL START BEING ACCEPTED
TODAY….

K-D-A…..WHICH ADMINISTERS THE COMMONWEALTH’S HEMP LICENSING PROGRAM…..IS HOSTING AN ONLINE APPLICATION PORTAL ON ITS HEMP
WEBPAGE…..

GROWER APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY  MARCH 15TH…..WHILE PROCESSOR APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED YEAR ROUND…..



KY SENATE LEADERSHIP
11/16/20

THE REPUBLICAN MAJORITY IN THE KENTUCKY SENATE CHOSE THEIR LEASDERSHIP FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS FRIDAY…..ALL OF WHOM WERE
REELECTED….

SENATOR ROBERT STIVERS REMAINS PRESIDENT….PRESIDENT PRO TEM IS SENATOR DAVID GIVENS…..SENATOR DAMON THAYER IS MAJORITY
FLOOR LEADER…..SENATE  MAJORITY CAUCUS CHAIR IS  JULIE ADAMS……AND SENATE MAJORITY WHIP IS MIKE WILSON……



SPORTS
11/16/20

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM OPENS THE PLAYOFFS FRIDAY NIGHT AS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON COMES TO PATRIOT FIELD….

TODAY AND TOMORROW….FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADER PARENTS MAY PURCHASE TICKETS…..

TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY….STUDENTS AND FACULITY AND STAFF WILL BE ABLE TO PURCHASE TICKETS….

AND THURSDAY  COMMUNITY TICKETS…..IF AVAILABLE….WILL BE SOLD IN THE HIGH  OFFICE FROM  11 TO ONE…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/13/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED    10    NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    616  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   565  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   37   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    14   DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 147   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    19    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……

ALLEN COUNTY CURRENTLY REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”   FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN
PUBLIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY
HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
11/13/20

THE COMMONWEALTH…..YESTERDAY SAW THE THIRD-HIGHEST DAILY TOTAL OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS AND MORE COUNTIES HAVE
MOVED INTO THE RED ZONE……AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 23-HUNDRED-42 NEW CASES…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO
129-THOUSAND-680…..
OF THE TOP 10 COUNTIES WITH NEW CASES…..WARREN WAS FIFTH WITH 58…..

18 MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED….MAKING THE NUMBER OF KENTUKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS 16-HUNDRED-22…..

13-HUNDRED-11 REMAIN HOPITALIZED…..
23-THOUSAND-629 HAVE RECOVERED….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS NOW EIGHT-POINT-29 PERCENT….

THE NUMBER OF RED COUNTIES IS 94…..UP FROM 80 LAST THURSDAY…..MEANING MORE COUNTIES SHOULD FOLLOW THE “RED ZONE”  
RECOMMENDATIONS STARTING MONDAY……



COVID ALERT
11/13/20

THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN COUNTY CORONA-VIRUS WORK GROUP  HELD A VIRTUAL NEWS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY…..WITH AN URGENT
REQUEST FOR AREA RESIDENTS TO INCREASE THEIR COMPLIANCE TO  C-D-C AND STATE HEALTH GUIDELINES…….WITH THE MOST URGENT
MESSAGE COMING FROM THE LEADERS OF LOCAL HOSPITALS…..

THE WORK GROUP IS MADE UP OF LEADERS IN BUSINESS…..EDUCATION….AND HEALTH CARE…..



SUPREME COURT RULING
11/13/20

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT RULED UNANIMOUSLY  YESTEDAY THAT GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S EMERGENCY REGULATIONS TO SLOW THE
SPREAD OF COVID-19 ARE LEGAL…..

THE DECISION MEANS DOZENS OF EMERGENCY ORDERS FROM THE GOVERNOR….. RANGING FROM A REQUIREMENT FOR MOST KENTUCKIANS TO
WAS A MASK IN PUBLI….TO CLASS SIZES IN CHILD CARE CENTER…..WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT……



SPORTS
11/13/20

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM WAS TO HAVE  THEIR FIRST PLAY-OFF GAME TONIGHT……BUT THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-A HAS MOVED THE START OF THE
PLAY-OFF TO NEXT FRIDAY…….
WHEN THE PATRIOTS WILL HOST FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…….



AFTER CONSULTING WITH HIS FAMILY….KENTUCKY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH…..MATTHEW MITCHELL ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT
YESTERDAY……….

LAST SUMMER…..MITCHELL SUFFERED A FALL…WHICH LATER RESULTED IN SURGERY FOR A BRAIN BLEED……AN INCIDENT HE DESCRIBED AS “LIFE
ALTERING”….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/12/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED    FIVE    NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    606  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   559  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   33   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    14   DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 156   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    15    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……

ALLEN COUNTY CURRENTLY REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”   FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN
PUBLIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY
HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
11/12/20

DURING HIS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 27-HUNDRED NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..WHICH IS THE
COMMONWEALTH’S HIGHEST-EVER SINGLE DAY TOTAL….WHICH RAISES THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES TO 127-THOUSAND-344……

14  MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..BRINGING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO ONE-THOUSAND-604…..

12-HUNDRED-74  REMAIN HOSPITLIZED……
23-THOUSAND-165  HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE HAS INCREASED TO EIGHT-POINT-12 PERCENT…WHICH IS THE HIGHEST ITS BEEN SINCE MAY FIFTH……



DOLLAR GENERAL DISTRIBUTION
11/12/20

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO BUILD AN 800-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT…..COMBINATION  DRY AND D-G FRESH DISTRIBUTION
CENTER IN BLAIR- NEBRASKA…..

CONSTRUCITON IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN IN DECENBER….AND WHEN COMPLETED IN EALRY 20-22……THE DISTRIBUTION CENTER IS EXPECTED TO
CREATE  400 NEW JOBS AND WILL SERVE E MORE THAN 15-HUNDRED STORES…..

DOLLAR GENERAL OPENED ITS FIRST STORE IN NEBRASKA IN 1992…….



BRIDGE CLOSED
11/12/20

A BUSY BRIDGE BETWEEN NORTHENR KENTUCKY AND CINCINNATI WILL REMAIN CLOSED FOR SEVERL DAY TO ALL ENGINEERS TI ACCESS DAMAGE
CAUSED BY A FIREY CRASH YESTERDAY MORNING…..

THE BRENT SPENCE BRIDGE……WHICH CARRIES I-71 AND I-75 TRAFFIC ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER….WAS CLOSED AFTER TWO SEMI-TRACTOR
TRAILER RIGS CRASHED….. CAUSING ONE  OF THE TRUCKS….WHICH WAS CARRYIG POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE TO BURST INTO FLAMES…..WHICH  
CAUSED VISIBLE DAMABGE TO THE BRIDGE AND ITS CONCRETE DECKING….

OFFICIALS SAY AT BEST…..THE BRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED FOR SEVERAL DAYS….BUT MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR AN EXTENDED
CLOSURE…..



SPORTS
11/12/20

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BOY’S BASKETBALL TEAM  IS SCHEDULED TO BE AT HOME TO PLAY BARREN COUNTY……


THE TITANS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE COLTS……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/11/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED    NO    NEW CASES OF CORNA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    601  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   559  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   28   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    14   DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 156   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    19    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……

ALLEN COUNTY CURRENTLY REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”   FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN
PUBLIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY
HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
11/11/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED TWO-THOUSAND-120 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY….THE MOST EVER ON
TUESDAY AND THE FIFTH HIGHEST DAY OVER ALL…..
THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO 124-THOUSAND-646…..
OUT OF THE TOP 10-COUNTIES WITH NEW CASES….WARREN COUNTY WAS THIRD…..

14 MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..MAKING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL             15-HUNDRED-90…..

A RECORD  11-HUNDRED-89  KENTUCKIANS REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
23-THOUSAND-165 HAVE RECOVRED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE HAS RISEN TO SEVEN-POINT-68 PERCENT……



MCCONNELL
11/11/20

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL WAS ELECTED YESTERDAY TO SERVE AS THE SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER FOR THE 117TH CONGRESS……

MCCONNELL….IS THE LONGEST-SERVING SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES….AND IS  ONLY THE SECOND
KENTUCKIAN TO EVER  SERVE AS MAJORTY LEADER IN THE SENATE…..

THE FIRST…..SENATOR ALBEN BARKLEY…..LED THE DEMOCRATS FROM 1937 TO 1949…….



HUMANA TO HIRE VETERANS
11/11/20

LOUISVILLE BASED HUMANA  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT PLANS TO HIRE AN ADDITIONAL 600  MILITRAY VETERANS  AND 150 MILITARY SPOUSES
IN THE COMMONWEALTH DURING THE NEXT FOUR YEARS…..

HUMAMA  LAUNCHED A VETERAN’S INITIATIVE NEARLY A DECADE AGO….THAT HAS LED TO THE HIRING OF THOUSANDS  OF MILITRY COMMUNITY
MEMBERS FOR JOBS COMPANY-WIDE…….



SPORTS
11/11/20

THE  OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE HAS ANNOUNCED ITS MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CONFERENCE SCHEDULES FOR THE UPCOMING
SEASON….

THIS YEAR’S SCHEDULES INCREASE  CONFERENCE GAMES FROM 18 TO 20….TO HELP ADDRESS ISUES DUE THE  DELAYED START TO THE
SEASON……AS TEAMS WILL PLAY EVERY   O-V-C TEAM  ONCE AND  NINE SCHOOLS  TWICE……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/10/20

YESTERDAY……THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED THE LOSS OF TWO MORE ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENTS TO THE CORONA-
VIRUS…..WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS…….
THE ALLEN ALSO REPORTED    11    NEW CASES SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..FIVE SATURDAY….TWO SUNDAY…..AND TWO YESTERDAY…..
ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    601  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   548  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   39   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN    14   DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 161   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    22    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY CURRENTLY REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”   FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN
PUBLIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….IF YOU’RE SICK STAY
HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..





PAUL MOVES CLASS
11/10/20

SENATOR RAND PAUL MOVED A PRESENTATION AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERITY OUTDOORS YESTERDAY…..RATHER THAN PUT ON A MASK IN
COMPLIANCE WITH THE SCHOOL’S  COVID-19 POLICY….

PAUL WAS SPEAKING TO A GROUP OF ECONOMICS STUDENTS WHEN AN ADMINISTRATOR INTERRUPED  TO INFORM HIM OF THE MASK POLICY……

PAUL THEN MOVED THE CLASS OUTDOORS AND CONTINUED SPEAKING WITHOUT A MASK…..



LAFAVOR
11/10/20

69 YEAR OLD CAROLYN MAXINE LAFAVOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS
AFTERNOON (TUED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BILLY AND ANGELA MARSH AND ETHAN AND SAMARA LAFAVOR …..AND A DAUGHTER AND
SON-IN-LAW; NIKKI AND EDDIE WOODS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO BROTHER; JASON GADDIS OF OKLAHOMA AND JOHN GADDIS OF BOWLING
GREEN…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; TERI AND THUAN TRINH AND LEIGHA AND BRUCE COOK ALL OF BOWLING GREEN……THREE
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



WEAVER
11/10/20

82 YEAR OLD WAYNE WEAVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL
BE TODAY (TUES) AT 12NOON AT LIBERTY CEMETERY…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATION TO LIBERTY BAPTIST
CEMETERY FUND AND THE ALLEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; BETTY AND DANIEL ROSS OF LEXINGTON….SEVERAL NEPHEWS, NIECES, GREAT-NEPHEWS AND
GREAT-NIECES ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/20/20

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM IS SCHEDULED TO TRAVEL TO BARREN COUNTY……







CORONA UPDATE
11/09/20

WHILE KENTUCKY SAW LESS THAN 12-HUNDRED NEW  CASESS OF THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…….IT WAS STILL ENOUGH TO SET A NEW
WEEKLY RECORD….AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR EPORTED 11-HUNDRED-77 NEW CASES…..RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL WO 120-THOUSAND-
838…..

AND AGAIN……WARREN COUNTY WAS ONE OF THE TOP 10 COUNTIES IN TERMS OF NEW CASES WITH 41…..

FOUR MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED…..BRING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 15-HUNDRED-65……

AND THE COMMONWEALTH’S POSITIVITY RATE HAS RISEN TO SEVEN-POINT-24 PERCENT…..

SINCE MANY LABS DON’T WORK ON SUNDAYS…..ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING THE NUMBWR OF KENTUCKUANS WHO HAVE RECOVERED  
AND TOTAL TESTS  ADMINISTERED WEREN’T AVAILABLE……




AKIN
11/09/20

73 YEAR OLD ROSIE AKIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN SILOAM CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS
AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL H OME…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RANDY AND HELEN OF TENNESSEE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CATHERINE AND JASON
BROWN OF ADOLPHUS…..A STEP-SON; EDDIE AKIN OF FRANKLIN…..A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; VICKIE AND JAMES MANN OF
FRANKLIN…..TWO  BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; EUGENE AND PAULETTE CARTER AND TOMMY AND LADORA CARTER ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND
TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; MARY LOCKE AND DORA AND  R-B GULLEY ALL OF TENNESSEE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/09/20

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM IS SCHEDULED TO PLAY IN MONROE COUNTY…..
WHILE THE GIRL’S TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY……


THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION NOTIFIED MEMBER SCHOOLS YESTERDAY THAT THE START OF THE FOOTBALLL PLAYOFFS
WILL BE DELAYED ONE WEEK IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL SYSTEMS TIME TO REVIEW AND WORK WITH THEIR HEALTH
DEPARTMENTS TO DETERMINE THE BEST COURSE OF ACTION…..

THE FIRST ROUND OF THE PLAYOFFS WILL TAKE PLAcE THE WEEK-END OF NOVEMBE 19TH THRU 21ST…..WITH NO ADDITONAL PLANNED CHANGES IN
THE PLAYOFF STRUCTURE FOR NOW……  







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/05/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     FIVE     NEW   CASES  OF THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    578  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   514  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   42   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 12 DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 168   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    15    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY CURRENTLY REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”   FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN
PUBLIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….
IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



SUPER MAJORITY
11/05/20

WITH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SET TO MEET IN JANUARY…..FOLLOWING YESTERDAY’S ELECTION….REPUBLICANS HAVE WIDENED THEIR SUPER-
MAJORITY IN BOTH THE HOUSE AND SENATE….

THE  G-O-P  FLIPPED TWO SEATS IN THE SENATE….GIVINGING THEM 30 OF THE 38 MEMBERS…..
AND IN THE HOUSE…..THEY PICKED UP ENOUGH TO NOW HOLD 75 OF THE 100 SEATS……



SPORTS
11/05/20

THE  JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW……

AND THE PATRIOT’S FOOTBALL GAME…..SCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW NIGHT….HAS BEEN MOVED TO NIGHT……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE……STARTING
AT SIX-30 TONIGHT……







ELECTION RETURNS
11/04/20
06:05AM

YESTERDAY WAS ELECTION DAY….WHICH WAS THE FIRST WITH THE EXTENDED ABSENTTE VOTING AND 13-DAYS OF EARLY VOTING….
IN THE RACE FOR PRESIDENT……PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP RECEIVED SEVEN-THOUSAND-571 VOTES  AND JOE BIDEN ONE-THOUSAND-67…….
THE RACE  FOR THE U-S SENATE RACE SAW SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL DEFEAT AMY MCGRATH S 69-HUNDRED-31 VOTES TO 19-HUNDRED-
FIVE……
IN THE U-S REPRESENTATIVES RACE……CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER RECEIVED SEVEN-THOUSAND-783 VOTES TO JAMES RHODES’ ONE-
THOUSAND-58……
THE STATE SENATE RACE FOR THE NINTH DISTRICT SAW SENATOR DAVID GIVENS GETTING 75-HUNDRED-13  VOTES  TO BRIAN PEDIGO’S 15-
HUNDRED-62……
IN THE RACE TO FILL THE 22ND DISTRICT SEAT….SHAWN MCPHERSON RECEIVED 66-HUNDRED-27 VOTES….AND  DAVID YOUNG HAD 25-HUNDRED-
92……IN SIMPSON COUNTY MCPHERSON HAD 56-HUNDRED-19 VOTES TO YOUNG’S 29-HUNDRED-84… AND SIMPSON  COUNTY STILL HAS 100 MAIL IN
BALLOTS OUT…..
FOR THE COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE….CHRIS MCNEILL HAD 36-HUNDRED-70 VOTES TO JENNY HINES’ 25-HUNDRED-42…….
THE SOIL CONSERVATON SUPERVIRORS RACE SAW  RANDY HARSTON GETTING 47-HUNDRED-93 VOTES…..DANNY SHIPLEY 44-HUNDRED-
65……TOMMY LONG

43-HUNDRED-85…..DANNY STINSON 35-HUNDRED-76……AND LINDA  SMITH THREE-THOUSAND-43……
THREE MEMBERS OF THE ALLEN COUNTY  BOARD OF EDUCATION WERE RUNING UNOPPOSED…..AS STEPHANIE ASHBY  HAD 13-HUNDRED-30
VOTES……BILLY TURNER ONE-THOUSAND-84…..AND AL BARMAN 12-HUNDRED-19……
THE RACE TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF THE MAYOR OF SCOTTSVILLE SAW DAVID BURCH RECEIVING 11-HUNDRED-67 VOTES AND JERRY
WHITNEY 415…..
THE SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL RACE SAW  BEVERLY TRACY ANDERSON GETTING 982 VOTES…..MARK HUNTMAN 967…..KEN GOFORTH 921…..
FRANKLIN FOSTER 907…..MICHAEL MCGUIRE 868…..ROGERLYNN BUCHANNON 782…..JOHNNY BEWLEY 757…..AND MARK NETHERY  393…..
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ONE…..MARCY’S LAW WAS APPROVED FOUR-THOUSAND-547 VOTES TO 27-HUNDRED-787….
AND CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT  TWO DEALING WITH THE TERMS OF DISTRICT JUDGES AND COMMONWELATH ATTORNEYS WAS DEFEATED 47-
HUNDRED-73 VOTES TO 26-HUNDRED-79…….





ALLEN COUNTY CASES
11/03/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     13 NEWS   CASES  OF THE CORONA-VIRUS SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON….WITH FIVE
SATURDAY…. FOUR SUNDAY…..AND FOUR YESTERDAY…..…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    570  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   507  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   51   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 12 DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 172   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    32    PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY CURRENTLY REMAINS IN THE   “ORANGE ZONE”  FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN
PUBLICC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….
IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



VERNON
11/03/20

81 YEAROLD LOLLIS VERNON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE IN BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; JARRETT HARDCASTLE….A STEP-DAUGHTER; JESSICA PORTER…..A SISTER; VIRGINIA LOCKHART…..AND TWO BROTHERS;
HENRY AND JERRY…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/03/20

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE SENIOR STUDENT-ATHLETE….JAE MCREYNOLDS….IS THE SCHOOL WINNER OF THE  20-20  HEISMAN HIGH SCHOOL
SCHOLARSHIP….. PRESENTED BY ACCEPTANCE INSURANCE……

MCREYNOLDS IS AMONG  36-HUNDRED SCHOLAR/ATHLETES NATIONWIDE THAN HAVE BEEN SELECTE AS A SCHOOL WINNER…..SHE IS NOW
ELIGIBLE TO BECOME A STATE WINNER…..A  NATIONA FINALIST….OR A NATIONS  WINNER……

STATE WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED THIS WEEK…..WITH THE NATIONAL FINALISTS ANNOUCED NEXT WEEK…..AND THE OVER-ALL WINNER WILL BE
ANNOUNCED IN EARLY   DECEMBER……







CORONA UPDATE
11/02/20

KENTUCKY SAW THE MOST NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS LAST WEEK….THAN FOR ANY OTHER WEEK….SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN…..

AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 14-HUNDRED-23 NEW CASES YESTERDAY….BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 108-THOUSAND-642…….AMONG
THE 10 COUNTIES WITH THIS HIGHEST NUMBER OF NEW CASES REPORTED YESTERDAY WERE WARREN WITH 38 AND BARREN WITH 33……

FOUR NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 14-HUNDRED-
89…..

994 KENTUCKIAN  REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS SIX-POINT-14 PERCENT……



SVILLE TRANSIT
11/02/20

BEGINNING TODAY……THE SCOTTSVILLE TRANS-IT BUS WILL RUN FROM SEVEN TO FOUR……TODAY…..TOMORROW…..WEDNESDAY…..AND
FRIDAY……



ROAD CLOSINGS
11/02/20

AS YOU MAKE YOUR TRAVEL PLANS…..
KEEP IN MIND SNAKE CREEK ROAD IS CLOSED TODAY FOR A CULVERT REPLACEMENT……

AND TODAY AND TOMORROW…..LAMBERT ROAD WILL BE RESURFACED…..

AND IT’S ASKED YOU AVOID THESE AREAS……



PEDIGO
11/02/20

73 YEAR OLD JIM PEDIGO OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES)
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HME WITH BURIAL IN CRSCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR
THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME  AND HALFREY DALTON V-F-W  POST  WILL HOLD RITES TONIGHT AT SIX…..FOLLOWED BY MASONIC
RITES AD SIX-30 BY GRAHAM LODDGE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LEREASA  LYNN RATHER PEDIGO…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; CHRIS PEDIGO OF EDMONTON AND JOSEPH
AND ANGEL COSBY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CRICKET AND DON GILPIN OF EDMONTON, DR. DANA COSBY OF
BOWLING GREEN AND LINDSEY AND JONATHAN FELTY OF MISSISSIPPI…….AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATTI AND EDDIE HARBISON OF
SUMMER SHADE……12 GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/02/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINDS TAMPA BAY ON THE ROAD TO TAKE ON THE GIANTS……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY….

THE TITANS DROPPED A 31 TO 20 DECISION TO THE BENGALS……

AND CHASE ELLIOTT TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG AT THE MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY……
AND WILL JOIN JOEY LOGANO….BRAD KESLOWSKI…..AND DENNIE HAMLIN  IN NEXT WEEKS CHAMPIONSHIP RACE…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/30/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     FIVE    NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    554  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   480  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   62   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 12 DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 194   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    22   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY CURRENTLY REMAINS IN THE “RED ZONE”  FOR CASES ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN
PUBLICCMAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….



COVID UPDATE
10/30/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 18-HUNDRED-21 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY…..MAKING IT THE HIGHEST
EVER ON A THURSDAY AND THE THIRD HIGHEST SINGLE-DAY TOTAL…..THIS BRINGS THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 103-THOUSAND-305……

THERE  WERE ALSO 19 NEW DEATHS REPORTED YESTERDAY…….RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 15-HUNDRED-
24……

A TOTAL OF 969 KENTUCKIANS ARE CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED……
18-THOUSAND-277 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS SIX-POINT-ZERO-FOUR PERCENT……



NEW BG STEEL PLANT
10/30/20

A CANADIAN-OWNED STEEL PROCESSOR PLANS TO LOCATE A TUB MANUFACTUING FACILITY IN  BOWLING GREEN…….

NOVA STEEL…..WHICH PURCHASED  A 108-SQUARE FOOT BUILDING IN THE KENTUCKY TRANS PARK…..PLANS TWO ADDITIONAL EXPANSIONS IN
THREE TO FIVE YEARS….BRINGING THE TOTAL INVESTMENT TO 70-MILLION DOLLARS AND TOTAL FULL TIME JOBS TO 110………



GROUPS COMBINING
10/30/20

ORCHESTRA KENTUCKY AND THE SOUTHERN KENTUCKY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ARE UNITIING TO ENSURE THE FUTURE OF  PERFORMING
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY….

THE BOARDS OF DIRECTORS OF BOTH GROUPS UNAMIMOUSLY APPROVED THE PLAN WHICH WILL ALLOW  SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY’S TWO
LARGEST PERFORMING ARTS ORGANIZATIONS TO OVERCOME THE CHALLENGES POSED BY THE CURRENT GLOBAL PANDEMIC……AND TO ENSURE
ACCESS TO ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR FUTURE AUDIENCES….



SPORTS
10/30/20


THREE MEMBERS OF THE PATRIOT CROSS COUNTY TEAM….SENIOR  TAD KOLIN TAYLOR….FRESHMAN  TYLER STANGER…..AND FRESHMAN SARAH
DAVIS  WILL BE RUNNING IN THE STATE CROSS COUNTRY TODAY….BEING HELD  AT THE BOURBON COUNTY CROSS COUNTY COURSE IN PARIS…..


THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM WAS TO HAVE PLAYED MONROE COUNTY TONIGHT……BUT THE  GAME HAS BEEN CANCELLED AS MONROE COUNTY
HAS GONE TO ALL VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/29/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     TWO    NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    549  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   469  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   68   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 12 DEATHS…..ALSO THE
CONTACT TRACERS  ARE  FOLLOWING 196   CONTACTS IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVE CASES…..
THERE ARE    21   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
ALLEN COUNTY REMAIN IN THE “RED ZONE” ….AND  YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PUBLICC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL
DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….
IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVIDA UPDATE
10/29/20

KENTUCKY HAS NOW PASSED THE 100-THOUSAND MARK FOR CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 18-HUNDRED-
64 NEW CASES YESTERDAY RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 101-THOUSAND-494…..

14 NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY….RAISING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 15-HUNDRED-
NINE…..

927 KENTUCKIANS REMAIN HOSPIALIZED…..
18-THOUSAND-165 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS  NOOW  SIX-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…..



DEVELOPMENT PLAN
10/29/20

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAS COMPLETED THE  “DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT PLAN AND ENVIRONMENAL ASSESSMENT”  FOR THE HOUCHIN
FERRY AREA…..WITH A FINDING OF  “NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT”…..

THE COMPLETED PLAN AIMS TO RE-ESTABLISH THE HOUCHIN FERRY SITE AS A DESTINATION DEDICATED TO A VARIETY OF USER GROUPS  AND
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES….INCLUDING SAFE ACCESS TO THE RIVER…..

THE NEXT STEP FOR THE HOUCHIN FERRY SITE WILL BE TO SEEK PROJECT FUNGING TO DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT THE PLANS……



KROGER COVID TESTS
10/29/20

KROGER WILL SOON OFFER  COVID-19 RAPID ANTIBODY TESTING AT ITS PHARMACIES AND CLINICS….BECOMING THE FIRST RETAILER IN THE
COUNTRY TO DO SO…..

THE CINCINNATI-BASE  SUPERMARKET SAYS THE TESTS WILL INITIALLY ONLY BE AVAILABLE IN CALIFORNIA AND MICIGAN……BUT PLANS TO HAVE IT IN
ALL LOCATIONS BY THE END OF NOVEMBER……




SPORTS
10/29/20

THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE DECIDED TONIGHT AS  GREENWOOD  TAKES ON BOWLING GREEN…..



THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINDS…..
ATLANTA ON THE ROAD TO CAROLINA…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/27/20

UNFORTNATELY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER DEATH YESTERDAY WITH CONTRIBUTING FACTORS TO COVID-
19 YESTERDAY…..WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY……
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ALSO REPORTED     22    NEW CASE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE 15-SATURDAY….
SIX-SUNDAY….AND ONE YESTERDAY…..
ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    543  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   446  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   85   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 12 DEATHS…..
THERE ARE    22   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……
YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PULIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND
COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….
IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
10/27/20

SAYING NEARLY HALF OF KENTUCKY’S COUNTIES ARE IN THE “RED”…. GOVENOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 953 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE
COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY…..MARKING THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE DAY OF A RECORD FOR A PARTICULAR DAY OF THE WEEK…..THIS BRINGS
THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 97-THOUSAND-866…..

THREE MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY….BRING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 14-HUNDRED-80……

858 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
17-THOUSAND-881 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE HAS RISEN TO  FIVE-POINT-84 PERCENT……



PEDIGO
10/27/20

74 YEAR OLD EDNA LOUISE EATON PEDIGO OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JOHNNIE PEDIGO…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; LORETTA MANSFIELD  OF SCOTTSVILLE AND SUSAN
AND JEFF TURNER OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND TWO SISTERS; ANNIE CROWE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PATTY CARTER OF TENNESSEE…..FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN AND 10 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/27/20

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM LAST NIGHT…..AT THE FOURTH REGON TOURNAMENT…..AS THE LOST TO
RUSSELL COUNTY THREE SETS TO NONE….IN LAST NIGHT’S OTHER MATCH….GREENWOOD SHUT OUT TODD COUNTY CENTRAL THREE SETS TO
NONE….


FOLLOWING LAST SATURDAY’S….TWO-A  REGION TWO CROSS COUNTRY MEET….. THE PATRIOTS WILL HAVE THREE RUNNERS COMPETING IN THE
STATE CROSS COUNTRY MEET THIS FRIDAY….

SENIOR  TAD KOLIN TAYLOR….FRESHMAND TYLER STANGER…..AND FRESHMAN SARAH DAVIS POSTED QUALIFYING TIMES AT THE REGIONAL MEET…..
AND WILL MOVE ON TO STATE COMPETITION…….







COVID UPDATE
10/26/20

KENTUCKY SET A NEW RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF NEW  COVID-19 CASES IN A WEEK AND FOR A SUNDAY YESTERDAY….

AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED NINE-THOUSAND-335 POSITIVE CASE FOR THIS PAST WEEK…..AND ALTHOUGH SOME LABS AREN’T OPEN
ON SUNDAY…..IT WAS ALSO THE HIGHEST NUMBE OF NEW CASES REPORTED ON SUNDY WITH 14-HUNDRED-62……BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL
TO 96-THOUSAND-942…..
WARREN COUNTY HAD THE FIFTH HIGHST CASE TOTAL REPORTED YESTERDAY WITH 37…..

THERE WERE ALSO THREE MORE DEATHS…..BRINGING TO 140HUNDRED-SEVEN THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES TO
THE VIRUS…..

DURING HIS BRIETING TODAY…..THE GOVERNOR WILL BE TALKING ABOUT NEW RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNTIES IN THE RED ZONE…..WHICH ARE
THOSE WITH 25 OR MORE DAILY AVERAGE CASES PER 100-THOUSAND RESIDENTS……




FATAL-WARREN
10/26/20

FRIDAY…..STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO A FATAL  ACCIDENT ON I-65 IN WARREN COUNTY INVOLVING A PEDESTRIAN….

22 YEAR OLD BRANDI WILLIS OF ILLINOIS WAS SOUTHBOUND IN THE LEFT LAND OF TRAVLE….NEAR THE 23 MILE MARKER….WHEN A PEDESTRIAN
ENTERED THE ROADWAY INTO THE TRAVEL PATH OF WILLIS’ VEHILE AND WAS STRUCK….

THE PEDESTRIAN…..WHO DIED AT THE SCENE…..HASN’T BEEN IDENTIFIED AT THIS TIME…..



SPORTS
10/26/20

THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEY BALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT  AT RUSSELL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..AS GREENWOOD TAKES ON TODD
COUNTY CENTRAL AT FIVE-30…..THEN THE LADY PATROTS BATTLE RUSSELL COUNTY…..

TOMORROW…..LOGAN COUNTY GOES AGAINST  BARREN COUNTY AND CLINTON COUNTY TANGLES  WITH  BOWLING GREEN…..

THE SEMI-FINALS  WILL BE PLAYED WEDNESDAY…..

AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH IS SET FOR THURSDAY……


THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/23/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED   12   NEW CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    516  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   431  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   74   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 11 DEATHS…..

THERE ARE    59   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE
OF ALLEN COUNTY……

YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PULIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND
COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….



SURVEY
10/23/20

THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF RURAL HEALTH IS ASKING COMMUNITY MEMBERS LIVING AND WORKING IN 27 RURAL COUNTIES…..INCLUDING ALLEN….
TO COMPLETE A SURVEY ABOUT THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE WITH   C-P-R AND OTHER LIFE SAVING TECHNIQUES…..
THE SURVEY…..WHICH TAKE ABOUT 10-MINUTES TO COMPLETE…..CAN BE FOUND ON LINE AT…..BIT-DOT-L-Y-FORWARD SLASH 30-I-N-K-C-D-DOT-
COM….

RESULTS OF THE SURVEY WILL HELP THE OFFICE PLAN FUTURE TRAINING WHICH SEEKS TO IMMPROVE  OUT-OF-HOSPITAL SUDDEN CARDIAC
ARREST SURVIVAL RATES IN RURAL COUNTIES……



CARTER
10/23/20

19 YEAR OLD TAYLOR MARIE CARTER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE  
TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS
AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER FATHER AND STEP-MOTHER; JOHNNY AND LATONYA CARTER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HER MOTHER AND STEP-FATHER;
CRYSTAL AND JEFF BECK OF BOWLING GREEN…..FOUR BROTHERS; BLAKE CARTER AND MATTHEW HAWKS BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE AND CONNOR
TRIVETTE AND CANNAN MOONEYHAN BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN…..THREE SISTERS; ALYSON CARTER AND SARAH HAWKS BOTH OF SCOTTSIVLLE
AND ZALA MOONEYHAN OF BOWLING GREEN…..MATERAL GRANDMOTHERS; DEBORAH FLOWERS AND HUSBAND ROY AND LORA HUSTON ALL OF
FRANKLINE…..MATERNAL GRANDFATHER;ROBERT TRIVETTE AND WIFE CATHY OFTENNESSEE…..PATERNAL GRANDMOTHERS; ANNIE CARTER AND
LATRICE HOLDER BOTH OF ADOLPHUS…..AND PATERNAL GRANDFATHER; MARVIN MESKER AND WIFE LINDA OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
10/23/20

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

‘KICK OFF IS SEVEN……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..AND
99-POINT-THREE…. WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-40 TONIGHT……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/22/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED   10   NEW CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    504  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   429  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   64   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 11 DEATHS…..

THERE ARE   31   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF
ALLEN COUNTY……

YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PULIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY….AND
COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….
IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
10/22/20

KENTUCKY SAW ITS SECOND-HIGHEST NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..AND THE SESCOND-HIGHEST NUMBER OF
DEATHS…..

AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 14-HUNDRED-87 NEW POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..
OF THE NEW CASES…..186 ARE AMONG THOSE AGE 18 AND YOUNGER…. AND BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO 90-
THOUSAND-996…….

21 NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..WHICH MEANS 13-HUNDRED063 KENTUCKIANS HAVE BEEN LOST TO THE VIRUS……

794 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED…..
17-THOUSAND-534 HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS….
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS FOUR-POINT-99 PERCENT……



ARREST-WARREN & SIMPSON
10/22/21

TWO SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY MEN ARE FACING CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION CHARGES FOLLOWING THEIR ARREST BY STATE POLICE…..THE
INVESTIGATION LED TO THE EXECUTION OF SEARCH WARRANTS AT BOTH RESIDENCES…..

37 YEAR OLD BRANDON SCOTT FISH OF WARREN COUNTY IS CHARGED WITH 20-COUNTS OF DISTRIBUTION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A MINOR IN A
SEXUAL PERFORMANCE…..

AND 20 YEAR OLD DANIEL RAY ESTES OF SIMPSON COUNTY WHO’S  CHARGED WITH 10-COUNTS OF DISTRIBUTION OF MATTER POTRAYING A MINOR IN
A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE…..AND 17-COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING  A MINOR IN A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE……



SPORTS
10/22/20

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLYBALL TEAM CLAIMED THEIR FOURTH STRAIGHT…..15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP LAST NIGHT…..AS THEY
DEFEATED BARREN COUNTY THREE SETS TO NONE…..
THEY WILL NOW MOVE ON TO THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/21/20

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

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    494  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   420  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   63   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 11 DEATHS…..

THERE ARE   31   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF
ALLEN COUNTY……

YOU’RE URGED TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..WEAR A  MASK IN PULIC…MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCT….WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREGUENTLY….AND
COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES….
IF YOU’RE SICK STAY HOME FROM WORK….SCHOOL….OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IF YOU’RE HAVING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS…..



COVID UPDATE
10/21/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR YESTERDAY ANNOUNCED 13-HUNDRED-12 NEW CASES OF THE  CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..WHICH WAS THE
FOURTH HIGHEST TOTAL FOR POSITIVE NEW CASES…..
144 OF THE NEW CASES INVOLVED CHILDREN 18 AND UNDER…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 89-THOUSAND-544…….

16 MORE COVID-RELATED DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..MAKING 13-HUNDRED-42 KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES TO THE VIRUS…..

776 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED……
17-THOUSAND-402 HAVE RECOVERED…..
AND THE POSITIVITY RATE IS BACK ABOVE FIVE……AT   FIVE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…..



“AG”  TAG PROGRAM
10/21/20

DESPITE FINANCIAL ISSUES CAUSED BY THE CORONIA-VIRUS…..KENTUCKY FARMERS DONATED ALMOST 612-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THE  “AG” TAG
PROGRAM IN THE 20-20 FISCAL YEAR THAT ENDED JUNE 30TH…..ACCORDING TO AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES…..

THE VOLUNTARY DONATIONS ARE DIVIDED EQUALLY  AMONG KENTUCKY FOUR-H….. KENTUCKY F-F-A…..AND THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTUE…….

SINCE ITS INCEPTION……THE  “AG” TAG PROGRAM HAS RAISED   AMOST THREE-MILLION DOLLARS……



SKYCTC GRANT
10/21/20

CONGRESSMAN BRETT GUTHRIE WAS AT THE SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE YESTERDAY TO OFFICIALL
PRESNE THE SCHOOLS WITH A FIVE-YEAR…..ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS GRANT FROM THE  “U-S”  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION…..TO
SUPPORT STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES…..

THE GRANT WILL SERVE  120  FIRST-GENERATION…..LOW-COME STUDENTS  EACH YEAR WITH SUPPORT SERVICES INCLUDING ACADEMIC
ADVISING……TUTORING….. ACCESS TO CULTURAL ACTIVITIES….AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE…..



GOOGLE LAWSUIT
10/21/20

ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON HAS JOINED THE  “U-S” DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICT AND A MULTI-STATE COALITION OF ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN
FILING A CIVIL ANTITRUST COMPLAINT AGAINS GOOGLE……

THE COMPLAINT……SIMILAR TO THE CASE BROUGHT IN 1998 AGAINST MICROSOFT…. ALLEGES GOOGLE ENTER A SERIES OF EXCLUSIVE
AGREEMENTS TO ELIMINATE COMPETITION BY REQUIRING ITS SEARCH ENGINE TO SERVE AS THE DEFAULT OR OR EXCLUSIVE SEARCH FUNCTION
ON BILLIONS OF MOBILE DEVICES AND COMPUTERS WORLDWIDE…..



SPORTS
10/21/20

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLYBALL TOURNAMENT…..
BARREN COUNTY DEFEAED GLASGOW THREE SETS TO ONE……
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DOWNED MONROE COUNTY  THREE SETS TO ONE……


THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE CROWNED TONIGHT AS THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS ARE SEEKING THEIR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE DISTRICT 15 TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/20/20

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

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

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

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



BLUEGRASS SALE
10/20/20

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

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




ESCAPEES LOCATED
10/20/20

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

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

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



TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS
10/20/20

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

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

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



GOSNELL
10/20/20

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

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



SPORTS
10/20/20

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

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







ESCAPEES
10/19/20

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

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

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

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



PEDESTRIAN SAFETY MONTH
10/19/20

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

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



COVID VACCINE DISTRIBUTION
10/19/20

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

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

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




COVID UPDATE
10/19/20

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

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

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

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



ABORTION LAW UPHELD
10/19/20

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

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



SPORTS
10/19/20

THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM GOES GO GLASGOW…..

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/16/20

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

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

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



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
10/16/20

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

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

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



TRAVELING WALL
10/16/20

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

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



COFFEE
10/16/20

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

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



CECIL
10/16/20

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

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



SPORTS
10/16/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/15/20

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

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

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



NEW DG STORE
10/15/20

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

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

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



MAMMOTH CAVE SHARKS
10/15/20

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

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



SPORTS
10/15/20

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


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







SCHOOL REPORT CARD
10/14/20

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



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

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

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

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





COVID UPDATE
10/14/20

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

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

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



COX
10/14/20

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

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




MCPEAK
10/14/20

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

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



SPORTS
10/14/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/13/20

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

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

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



DEBATE
10/13/20

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
10/13/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
10/13/20

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







BESHEAR QUARANTINED
10/12/20

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

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

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



COVID UPDATE
10/12/20

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

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

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

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



ARRESTS
10/12/20

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

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



SPORTS
10/12/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/02/20

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

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

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



KANSAS MAN INDICTED
10/02/20

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

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



SPORTS
10/02/20

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

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







FOREST FIRE SEASON
10/01/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
10/01/20

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/30/20

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

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

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



WKU TUITION
09/30/20

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

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

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



PITCHFORD
09/30/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/30/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/29/20

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

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

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



ENROLLMENT
09/29/20

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

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

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

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



GRAND JURY TAPES
09/29/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/29/20

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

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


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

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







COVID UPDATE
09/28/20

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

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

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

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



SIGNS REMOVED
09/28/20

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

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

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

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



AC FARM BUREAU
09/28/20

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
09/28/20

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







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT
09/25/20

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

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

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

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



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/25/20

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

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

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



MURDER WARRANTS
09/25/20

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

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
09/25/20

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

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







FISCAL COURT
09/23/20

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

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



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/23/20

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

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

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



MINIX
09/23/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/23/20

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

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







SCHOOL BOARD
09/22/20

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

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



PLANNING AND ZONING
09/22/20

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



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/22/20

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

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

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



UNEMPLOYMENT
09/22/20

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

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

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



ARREST
09/22/20

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

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

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



HARRISON
09/22/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/22/20

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

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

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



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







COVID UPDATE
09/21/20

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

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

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

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



ROAD WORK
09/21/20

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

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



TAYLOR
09/21/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/21/20

THE BAZZELL SOFTBALL TEAMS TRAVELS TO BUTLERY COUNTY…..

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/17/20

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

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

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



WARREN-FATAL
09/17/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/17/20

THE PATRIOT SOCCER TEAM GOES TO RUSSELLVILLE….

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







CARTER
09/16/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/16/20

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







COVID UPDATE
09/14/20

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

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

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

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



ALLEN-FATAL
09/14/20

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

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
09/14/20

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

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



MISS ALLEN COUNTY
09/14/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/14/20

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







SCHOOL
09/08/29

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

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

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

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





CLERK FEE AUDIT
09/08/20

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

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

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



DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMAN
09/08/20

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



GREEN RIVER FERRY
09/08/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
09/08/20

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


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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/04/20

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

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

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



BARREN-FATAL
09/04/20

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

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

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



LABOR DAY CLOSINGS
09/04/20

HERE ARE YOUR LABOR DAY CLOSINGS…..

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

COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY…..

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

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

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

NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY MONDAY…..

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



SPORTS
09/04/20

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/03/20

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

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

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



MASK EXTENSION
09/03/20

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



COFFEE
09/03/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/03/20

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/02/20

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

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

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



STUDENT MASKS
09/02/20

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

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

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



WILKERSON STEPPING DOWN
09/03/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/02/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/01/20

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

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

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



MOSER
09/01/20

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

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



KINSLOW
09/01/20

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

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



BULLINGTON
09/01/20

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

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



BROCK
09/01/20

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

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



SPORTS
09/01/20

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

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







DRUG FIGHT FUNDING
08/31/20

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

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

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



COVID UPDATE
08/31/20

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

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

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



MCCONNELL HIRES SANDMAN
08/31/20

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

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



SPORTS
08/31/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/28/20

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


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



FREE WIFI
08/28/20

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

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

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



KSP RECRUITS
08/28/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/28/20

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

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/26/20

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


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



BURNLEY
08/26/20

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

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



SPORTS
08/26/20

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/25/20

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


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



COVID UPDATE
08/25/20

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

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

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



PLANNING & ZONING
08/25/20

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



EVICTION
08/25/20

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

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





SPORTS
08/25/20

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


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

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







MARTIN
08/20/20

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

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



PERKINS
08/20/20

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

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



SPEARS
08/20/20

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

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



SPORTS
08/20/20

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


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

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/19/20

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


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



SHOOTING
08/19/20

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

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

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

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE SHOOTING CONTINUES……



SHERFEY
08/19/20

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

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



SPORTS
08/19/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/17/20

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


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



COMMUNITY FUNDING
08/17/20

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

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



TRAFFIC SIGNAL CHANGE
08/18/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/18/10

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


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

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

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







NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION
08//17/20

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



FILM PRODUCTION
08/17/20

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

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

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



GREEN RIVER FERRY
08/17/20

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

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

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



OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
08/17/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING….

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/17/20

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


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

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

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







SCHOOL BOARD
08/14/20

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

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

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



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/14/20

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


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



LEE APPOINTMENT
08/14/20

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

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




SPORTS
08/14/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/13/20

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


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



COVID UPDATE
08/13/20

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

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

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

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

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



NOVEMBER ELECTION
08/13/20

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

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



WILSON
08/13/20

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



PEREA
08/13/20

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



SPORTS
08/13/20

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


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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/11/20

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


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



CITY COUNCIL
08/11/20

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

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

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




SPORTS
0811/20

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



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

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







COVID UPDATE
08/10/20

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

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

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



KEA
08/10/20

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

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



WKU COVID CASES
08/10/20

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

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



PAUL FILING
08/10/20

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

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



STRIPING
08/10/20

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
08/10/20

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

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



SPORTS
08/10/20

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







STATE FAIR RESTRICTIONS
08/07/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/07/20

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/06/20

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


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



CORONA UPDATE
08/06/20

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

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

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

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



DEPP STATUE
08/06/20

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

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

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



COMER LEGISLATION
08/06/20

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

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



FORD
08/06/20

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

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



SPORTS
08/06/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/05/20

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


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



CORONA  UPDATE
08/05/20

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

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

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



COUNTERFEIT BELTS
08/05/20

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

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



PURSUIT
08/05/20

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

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

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



WKU QUARANTINE AREAS
08/05/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/05/20


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

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


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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/04/20

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


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



CORONA UPDATE
08/04/20

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

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

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



GILL
08/04/20

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

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



MEADOR
08/04/20

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

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



SPORTS
08/04/20

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

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







CORVID UPDATE
08/03/20

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

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

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

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



FARMERS MARKET WEEK
08/03/20

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

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

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






LINCOLN BIRTHPLACE
08/03/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/03/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/30/20

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


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



CORONA UPDATE
07/30/20

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

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

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

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



NEW HS PRINCIPAL
07/30/20

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

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

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

ETHERINGTON  WILL  BEGIN HIS NEW DUTIES ON AUGUST THIRD……



GREEN
07/30/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/30/20

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

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/29/20

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


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



CORONA UPDATE
07/29/30

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

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

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




FISCAL COURT
07/29/20

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/29/20

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

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/28/20

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


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



RESTRICTIONS
07/28/20

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

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

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

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



BOUCHER RESENTENCED
07/28/20

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

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

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



FATAL-HART
07/28/20

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

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

COX DIED AT THE SCENE AND SHAVER WAS UNINJURED……



HOBDY
07/28/20

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

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





ISENBERG
07/28/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/27/20

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

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

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







CORONA MEETING
07/26/20

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

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

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




CORONA UPDATE
07/27/20

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

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

THERE WERE ALSO FOUR NEW DEATHS YESTERDAY…..

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



07/27/20
06:05AM

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

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

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



GAME DESIGN
07/27/20

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/27/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/24/20

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


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



CORONA UPDATE
07/24/20

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

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

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



RUPP NAME CHANGE
07/23/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/24/20


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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/23/20

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

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



CORONA UPDATE
07/23/20

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

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

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



WHITE HOUSE RECOMMENDATIONS
07/23/20

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

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





COVER THE CRUISER
07/23/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/23/20

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

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






ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/22/20

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

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

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



CORONA UPDATE
07/22/20

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

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

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



BEST LOOKING CRUISER
07/22/20

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

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



ATWOOD
07/22/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/22/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/21/20

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

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



CORONA UPDATE
07/21/20

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

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

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

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





SCHOOL BOARD
07/21/20

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

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



ROSS
07/21/20

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

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





SHELTON
07/21/20

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

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




SPORTS
07/21/20

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

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






CORONA UPDATE
07/20/20

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

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

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



GREEN RIVER FERRY
07/20/20

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

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

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



FISHER
07/20/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/20/A20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/17/20

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

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

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



BALLOT DRAW
07/17/20

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

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

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

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



CAMERON-BESHEAR
07/17/20

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

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

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

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



CORONA UPDATE
06/17/20

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

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



CARVER
07/17/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/17/20

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

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/16/20

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

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



CORONA UPDATE
07/15/20

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

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

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



APPEAL
07/16/20

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

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

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



STATE  MARCHING CANCELED
07/16/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/16/20


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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/15/20

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

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

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



CORONA UPDATE
07/15/20

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

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

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

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



STATUE REMOVAL
07/15/20

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

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



SCKCTC NEW PROGRAM
07/15/20

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

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

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



RICH
07/15/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/15/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/14/20

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

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



RULING
07/14/20

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

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

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



FISCAL COURT
07/14/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/14/20

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

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

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







CORONA UPDATE
07/13/20

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

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

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



NEW EDUCATION COMMISSIONER
07/13/20

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

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

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

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



MAMMOTH CAVE ROAD
07/13/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/13/20


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


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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/10/20

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

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

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



FACE MASK
07/10/20

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

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

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

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



DOLLAR GENERAL CONTRIBUTION
07/10/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/10/20

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

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



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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/09/20

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

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

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



COVID UPDATE
07/09/20

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

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

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

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



GREEN RIVER FERRY HOURS
07/09/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/09/20

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


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







KING
07/08/20

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

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



SPORTS
07/08/20

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

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

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







STATE FAIR CONCERTS
07/07/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/07/20

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

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







RULING
07/06/20

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

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

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



GREEN RIVER FERRY
07/06/20

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

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



COIN SHORTAGE
07/06/20

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

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



WATER RESCUE
07/06/20

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

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




SPORTS
07/06/20

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

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


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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/03/20

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

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

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



DUGAS FIRE WORKS
07/03/20

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

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

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



FATAL-HART
07/03/20

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

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

SWARM DIED AT THE SCENE…….



SPORTS
07/03/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/01/20

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

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

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



CORONA  UPDATE
07/01/20

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

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



UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS
07/01/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/01/20

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

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

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







PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS
07/30/20

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

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

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

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



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/30/20

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

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



COMER
06/30/20

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

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



QUARLES SUES GOVERNOR
06/30/20

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

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



SPORTS
06/30/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/29/20

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

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




NASHVILLE FACE MASKS
06/29/20

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

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

THE ORDER TOOK EFFECT AT MIDNIGHT…..



FARRIS
06/29/20

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

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



SPORTS
06/29/20

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

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


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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/25/20

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

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



BACK TO SCHOOL
06/25/20

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

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

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



DROWNING VICTIM
06/25/20

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

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



CARVER
06/25/20

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

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



MANSFIELD
06/25/20

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

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



SPORTS
06/25/20

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/24/20

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

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



ELECTION
06/24/20

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

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



FISCAL COURT
06/24/20

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

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



K-9 TRAINING
06/24/20

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

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



SPORTS
06/24/20

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

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


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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/2320

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



COVID UPDATE
06/23/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
06/23/20

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


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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/22/20

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

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



BG SCHOOLS MERGE
06/22/20

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

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

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



COVID UPDATE
06/22/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
06/22/20

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

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








GRADUATION
06/19/20

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

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



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/19/20

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

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



BOUCHER RESENTENCING
06/19/20

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

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

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



SPORTS
06/19/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/18/20

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

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



CORONA UPDATE
06/18/20

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
06/18/20

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

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/17/20

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

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



BARR’S WIFE DIES
06/17/20

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

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



BEWLEY
06/17/20

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

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



SPORTS
06/17/20

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/16/20

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

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



SCHOOL BOARD
06/16/20

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING….. SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS HAMBY DISCUSSSED A NUMBER OF PLANS FOR THE
OPENING OF SCHOOL THAT ARE BEING DISCUSSED…..AND THE BOARD APPROVED AMENDING THE SCHOOL CALENDAR…..WHICH MOVES THE
OPENING DATE FOR STUDENTS TO AUGUST 25TH……

SPORTS AND OTHER EXTRA ACTIVITIES SUCH AS MARCH BAND CAN ALSO BEGIN….AND THE BOARD APPROVED THE SUPERINTENDENT REVIEWING
OPENING PLANS  FROM VARIOUS TEAMS AND GROUPS…..AND APPROVING THEM IF THEY MEET THE GUIDELINES



MAMMOTH CAVE ROAD
06/16/20

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL TEMPORARILY CLOSE FLINT RIDGE ROAD TODAY FOR PAVEMENT PRESERVATION WORK….

THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSED FROM THE INTERSECTION WITH MAMMOTH CAVE ENTRANCE ROAD TO THE PARK RIDGE/MAMMOTH CAVE PARK ROAD
INTERSECTION……



SPORTS
06/16/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MAY NOT PLAY AT ALL THIS YEAR…..AFTER A BREAKDOWN IN TALKS BETWEEN TEAMS AND THE PLAYERS’  ASSOCIATION ON
HOW TO SPLIT UP MONEY IN THE SEASON DELAYED BY THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

YESTERDAY THE COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE NOTIFIED THE PLAYERS’ ASSOCIAION THAT IT WILL NOT PROCEED WITH A SCHEUDLE UNLESS THE
THREAT OF LEGAL ACTION BY THE UNION IS RESOLVED……







FATAL-TAYLOR
06/15/20

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING  A FATAL ACCIDENT  YESTERDAY MORNING….FOUR MILE NORTH OF CAMPBELLSVILLE….

TROOPERS WERE  ATTEMPTING  TO STOP A RECKLESS DRIVER….WHEN THE TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN CHEVY PICK UP….OPERATED  BY 76 YEAR OLD
THOMAS HUNT OF CAMPBELLSVILLE  LEFT THE ROADWAY MULTIPLE TIMES BEFORE STRICKING A TREE….



ALLEN RESURFACING
06/15/20

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  SCHEDULED TO BEGIN A PAVING PROJECT ON KENTUCKY 100 IN ALLEN COUNTY…..BETWEEN HUGHES
ROAD AND CELSER ROAD TODAY…..
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT LAND CLOSURES AND USE CAUTION…..



BOWLING GREEN RESURFACING
06/15/20

A PROJECT TO RESURFACE AND ADD A CENTER TURN LANE ON A SECTION OF SCOTTSVILLE ROAD IN BOWLING GREEN BEGAN LAST NIGHT….

THE SECTION OF TWO-31…..BETWEEN WILKINSON TRCE AND THE 31-W  BYPASS…… WILL BE RESURFACED FROM SIX EACH NIGHT TO SIX THE NEXT
MORNING…..AND THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO TAKE APPROXIMATELY TWO WEEK TO COMPLETE…..

AFTER THE ROADWAY IS RESURFACED….THE SECTION BETWEEN  SMALLHOUSE ROAD  AND WILKINSON TRACE WILL BE  RESTRIPED  TO ADD A  
CENTER  TURN LANE…..



SPORTS
06/15/20

DESPITE WEATHER DELAYS….DENNY  HAMLIN TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG AT THE  HOMESTEAD/MIAMI SPEEDWAY LAST NIGHT…. TO WIN THE  “DIXIE
VODKA-400”……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/12/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  FIVE  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  123-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 95-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 24  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  15  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



SCHOOL MEETING
06/12/20

KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND HEALTH OFFICIALS WILL BE MEETING TODAY TO DISCUSS HOW TO SAFELY REOPEN  SCHOOLS ….

OFFICIALS SAY A TIMELINE WILL  BE ESTABLISHED FOR RELEASING SAFETY PROCEDURES…..WHICH WILL INCLUDE MEASURES SUCH AS WEARING
FACE MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING…..

INTERIM EDUCATION COMMISSIONER…..KEVIN BROWN….SAID HE THINKS DISTRICT CAN BEGIN LOOKIN AT AN AUGUST START DATE FOR CLASSES…..



SPORTS
06/12/20

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM HAS A NEW HEAD COACH…..

CAMERON COOK HAS BEEN NAMED AS THE PROGRAM’S SEVEN COACH….. REPLACING  SHELBY KEEGAN WHO STEPPED ASIDE LAST MONTH AFTER
ACCEPTING A TEACHING POSITION WITH THE BOWLING GREEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/11/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED NO NEW  CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  118-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 79-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  35-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  37  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



COVID UPDATE
06/11/20

A TOTAL OF 191 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS WERE ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY DURING GOVERNOR ANDY BESHERS’ DAILY BRIEFING….

THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL TO 11-THOUSAND-883……WITH ROBERTSON COUNTY REMAINING THE ONLY ONE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S 120
COUNTIES WITHOUT A POSITIVE CASE….
BESAHER ALSO REPORTED  SEVEN NEW DEATHS…..WHICH INCLUDED THREE IN LOGAN……

A TOTAL OF 145  LONG-TERM CARE CENTERS…..SUCH AS NURING HOMES….HAVE NOW SEEN POSITIVE CASES……
THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN ARE 14-HUNDRED-38 RESIDENTS AND 694-STAFF……THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN 310
DEATHS AMONG RESIDENTS  AND THREE STAFF MEMBERS……



GLASGOW NEWSPAPER
06/11/20

THE GLASGOW DAILY-TIMES   PUBLISHED ITS LAST ADDITION TUESDAY…..AND HAS NOW CONVERTED TO “ON-LINE”  ONLY DUE TO STEEP LOSSESS IN
REVENUE CAUSED BY THE CORONA-VIRUS EPIDEMIC…..AND THE ALREADY BURDENSOME  PRINT DELIVERY COSTS….

THE PAPER HAD BEEN PUBLISHING FIVE DAYS A WEEK…..TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY…….



SPORTS
06/11/20

NASCAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT ITS BANNING THE CONFEDERATE FLAG FROM ITS RACES AND VENUES…..

CONFEDERATE  FLAGS HAVE BEEN A FAMILIAR  SIGHT AT  NASCAR RACES  OVER ITS 72-YEAR HISORY….DOTTING  THE INFIELD ATOP   RVs  OR BEING
WAVED BY FANS  IN THE STANDS…..

THE ISSUED WAS BROUGHT TO THE  FOREFRONT AS BUBBA WALLANCE…..NASCAR’S ONLY BLACK DRIVER…..CALLED  FOR THE BANISHMEN OF THE
FLAG SAYING THERE WAS NO PLACE FOR THEM IN THE SPORT……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/10/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  TWO  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  118-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 79-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 33-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  40  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



SUMMER FEEDING
06/103/20

THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM WILL BE OPEN AGAIN TODAY AT 12-SITES AROUND THE COUNTY…..EACH WEDNESDAY YOUNGSTER AGES ONE
TO18 CAN RECEIVE FIVE-DAYS WORTH OF MEALS FREE…..HOWEVER YOU NEED TO RESERVE THE MEALS BY CALLING SIX-ONE-EIGHT-31-81 OR GO
ON-LINE TO……ALLEN-DOT-K-Y-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S AND FILL OUT A FORM…..AND ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS HAMBY TELLS
NEWSWATCH THAT FUNDING HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR THE PROGRAM TO CONTINUE THRU JULY……..

FEEDING SITES AND TIMES ARE……
CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE AND ADOLPHUS FIRE DEPARTMENTS 10-30 TO 11
HIGH SCHOOL  10-30 TO 11-30
COUNTRY PLACE AND GREEN VALLEY APARTMENTS 11 TO 11-25
EAST ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT  11 TO 11-30
ALCO APARTMENTS AND THE CORE  11-45 TO 12-10
HALIFAX AND TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENTS  11-45 TO 12-15……
AND LANDMARK APARTSMENTS AND JIM MCDANIEL PARK  12-30 TO 12-55



ALSTON
06/10/20

84 YEAR OLD CHARLES NATHANIEL ALSTON DIED JUNE FOURTH…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE WILL BE A VIDEO FUNERAL TRIBUTE LED BY HIS
PASTOR AT SCOTTSVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH….THE FUNERAL CAN BE VIEWED AT…..T-W-CROW-FUNERAL-HOME-DOT-COM…..BY
CLICKING THE TRIBUTE VIDEO AT THE BOTTOM OF HIS OBITUARY PAGE…..AND WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SEVERAL MONTHS…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; GWEN ALSTON AND RICHARD HORVATH….AND A BROTHER; JAMES….A GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVES……



SPORTS
06/10/20

NASHVILLE IS MAKING A BID TO HOST THE 20-24 OR 2025 N-F-L DRAFT…..

THIS YEAR’S DRAFT WAS HELD VIRTUALLY DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS…..

CLEVELAND WILL HOST THE 20-21 N-F-L DRAFT…..WITH LAS VEGAL GETTING IT IN 20-22 TO MAKE UP FOR THE MISSED DRAFT THIS YEAR…..
AND KANSAS CITY WILL HOST THE 20-23 DRAFT……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/09/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER FIVE  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  116-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 66-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 56-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  32  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



CITY COUNCIL
06/09/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET YESTERDAY…..VIA ZOOM CONFERENCING….AND GAVE SECOND AND FINAL APPROVAL TO THE NEW CITY BUDGET
THAT BEGINS JULY FIRST…..
MATTHEW LAMB…..A RESIDENT OF THE NORTH FOURTH STREET AREA…..TALKED WITH THE COUNCIL ABOUT HIS NEIGHBORHOOD……

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN FOR FOUR DILAPIDATD PROPERTIES TO BE RAZED……
AND CITY SUPERINTENDENT GREG CARVER RREPORTED THAT THE  NEWS TWO-31 SEWER LINE PROJECT CONTINUES TO RUN  ONE TO ONE-AND-A-
HALF   MONTHS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE……



SPORTS
06/09/20

NASCAR IS RETURNING TO NASHVILLE…..AS THEY WILL HOLD A  “CUP” RACE FOR THE FIRST TIME…..NEXT SEASON

THE LAST  XFINITY AND TRUCK RACES WERE HELD AT NASHVILLE SUPER SPEEDWAY IN TWENTY-11…..

DOVER MOTORSPORTS…..WHO OWN THE NASHVILLE TRACK….IS GIVING UP ONE OF THE DOVER DATES AND MOVING IT TO MUSIC CITY……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/08/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER TWO  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  111-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 57-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 50-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE  3  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS GIVEN
OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND
SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



KENTUCKY ECONOMY REOPENING
06/07/20

MORE OF THE COMMONWEALTHS ECONOMY IS REOPENING TODAY….
HISTORICAL RRACING  FACILITIES  LIKE KENTUCKY DOWNS CAN REOPEN…..
AQUARIUMS…..OUTDOOR ATTRATIONS….LIBRARIES…..DISTILLARIES CAN REOPEN…..
HORSE SHOWS CAN BE HELD…..
AND MUSEUMS……INCLUDING THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM…..CAN REOPEN TODAY……



REPUBLICAN ONLINE CONVENTION
06/08/20

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF KENTUCKY HELD ITS FIRST EVER….ON-LINE STATE CONVENTION YESTERDAY…..WITH GOP LEADERS FROM ACROSS THE
COMONWEALTH  ELECTING DELEGATES AND ALTERNATES  TO THE 20-20 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION……AS-WELL-AS  A SLATE OF
ELECTORS FOR THE ELECTORIAL COLLEGE FOLLOWING THIS YEAR’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION……



SPORTS
06/08/20

AT THE ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY……KEVIN HARVICK TOOK THE CHECKERED FLGG…..TO WIN THE  “FOLDS OF HONOR…..QUICK TRIP 500”…..


U-K ATHLETIC DIRECTOR MITCH BARNHART SAYS KENTUCKY’S FIRST PRIORITY WILL BE SAFETY WHEN STUDENT-ATHLETES RETURN TO CAMPUS
TODAY…..

THE PHASED RETURN FOR ATHLETES BEGINS TODAY WITH THE FOOTBALL TEAM…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/07/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER ….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..AND ANOTHER DEATH…..WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY….
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUAL  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-
ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT 24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  109-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 51-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 54-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE  15   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



MILLER
06/07/20

60 YEAR OLD JIMMY EUGENE MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. ZION CEMETERY…..VISITAITON BEGINS AFTER NINE-30
TOMORROW (MON) MORNING AND THE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE LIVESTREAMED ON THE GOAD FUNERAL HOME FACEBOOK PAGE STARTING AT
TWO……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS; ROY OF BOWLING GREEN AND JERRY OF SOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;  
FRANCES KINSLOW AND DORIS AND CLESSIE LONAS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MARY AND JUNIOR BROWN OF FRANKLIN……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/05/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  THREE….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS  ARE   UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  103-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 45-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 55-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN THREE
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE 95   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



CORONA UPDATE
06/05/20

DURING HIS PRESS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED ANOTHER BIG SPIKE IN CORONA-VIRUS CASES…..WITH 295
NEW CASES BEING REPORTED…..MAKING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL 10-THOUSAND-705…..
AND EIGHT MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED…..BRINGING THAT OVERALL UMBER TO 458……

CASES HAVE NOW BEEN REPORTED IN 119 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S 120 COUNTIES…..WITH  ROBERTSON COUNTY BEING THE ONLY ONE
WITHOUT A CONFIRMED CASE…..



NASCAR
06/05/20

NASCAR HAS ANNOUNCED  THAT THE “QUAKER  STATE 400” WILL BE HELD AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY ON JULY 12TH……

RACING AT THE SPEEDWAY WILL BEGIN THURSDAY-JULY NINTH WITH THE XFINITY SERIES RUNNING THE “KENTUCKY 200”……THE NEXT NIGHT THE  
XFINITY SERIES WILL HOLD THE “ALSCO 300”…..
SATURDAY JULY 11TH……THE GANDER  R-V AND OUTDOOR TRUCK SERIES  WILL RUN THE “BUCKLE UP IN YOUR TRUCK TWO-25”……
THEN THE “CUP SERIES” CLOSES OUT THE WEEK END WITH THE “QUAKER STATE 400”  ON SUNDAY  JULY 12TH……

AND ALL  RACES WILL BE HELD WITHOUT FANS……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/04/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  THREE….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS  ARE   UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  100-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 45-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 52-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAS BEEN THREE
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE 68  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



COVID UPDATE
06/04/20

A LARGE SPIKE IN NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..AND THE COMMONWEALTH’S YOUNGEST VICTIM TO DIE WERE AMONG THE TOPICE
DISCUSSED BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..

A TOTAL OF EIGHT DEATHS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..INCLUDING A NINE-MONTH OLD INFANT FROM HOPKINS COUNTY….KENTUCKY PUBLIC
HEALTH COMMISSIONR…..DR. ROBERT STACK…..SAID WITHOUT COVID……THE CAUSE OF DEATH PROBBLY WOULD HAVE BEEN “SIDS”……450-
KENTUCKIANS HAVE NOW DIED FROM THE VIRUS……
265 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY……RAISING THAT TOTAL TO 10-THOUSAND-410…….
ROBERTSON COUNTY IS THE ONLY ONE IN KENTUCKY TO NOT REPORT A POSITIVE CASE OF CORONA-VIRUS……



PURSUITS
06/04/20

TWO PURSUITS……IN THE LAST THREE DAYS IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…..HAVE LEAD TO THE ARREST OF THREE PERSONS….

HORE CAVE POLICE CHARGED THREE LOUISVILLE MEN AFTER A HIGH-SPEED CHASE ON 31-W…..THE TRIO FROM LOUISVILLE  THREATENED A
WOMAN…..HER MOTHER….AND HER CHILD WITH A HAND GUN….TWO OF THE MEN STOLE THE WOMEN’S CAR AND THE OTHER TOOK OFF
RUNNING……THE CHASE WHICH REACHED SPEEDS OF  120 MILES-PER-HOUR ENDED IN CAVE CITY AFTER HITTING SEVERAL VEHICLES….A
TRACTOR….AND ANOTHER CAR WITH TWO OCCUPANTS INSIDE…..

GLASGOW POLCIE ARRESTED A WESTVIEW MAN AFTER HE REFUSED TO STOP….THE F-800 SERIES FORD  TRUCK LED OFFICERS THRU BARREN….
EDMONSON….HART AND METCALFE COUNTIES WHERE  IT DROVE THRU SEVERAL BACK YARDS IN A MOBILE HOME PARK AND STRUCK A DECK
ATTACHED TO ONE OF THE RESIDENCES…..THE PURSUIT ENDED AFTER TIRE DEFLATION DEVISES WERE DEPLOYED AND THE TRUCK ENDED UP IN
A DITCH…….



BASEBALL
06/04/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HAS REJECTED A  PLAYER’S PROPOSAL FOR A 114-GAME REGULAR SEASON WITH NO ADDITIONAL SALARY CUTS…..AND
WILL NOW TURN ITS ATTENTION TO A SHORTENED SLATE OF PERHAPS 50-GAMES FOR FEWER……

LAST WEEK…..OWNERS PROPOSED AN 82-GAME SCHEDULE  STARTING  IN EARLY JULY…….

THERE HASN’T BEEN A SCHEDULE AVERAGING FEWER THAN 82-GAMES PER TEAM SINCE   18-79…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/03/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ONE….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENS  IS  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT 24-
HOURS……..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 97-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 45-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 49-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…….
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE 119 PENDING TESTS…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



COPS GRANTS
06/03/20

THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IS AWARDING NEARLY  400-MILLION DOLLARS IN “COPS” GRANT FUNDING……TO  596-LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
ACROSS THE NATION….TO HIRE 27-HUNDRED-32  FULL-TIME OFFICERS…..

IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…..THE  ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  IS  RECEIVING 123-THOUSAND138 DOLLARS……
WHILE THE MORGANTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT AND SIMPSON COUNTY SEHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ARE BOTH RECEIVING 250-THOUSAND
DOLLARS……



SUMMER FEEDING
06/03/20

THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM WILL BE OPEN AGAIN TODAY AT 12-SITES AROUND THE COUNTY…..EACH WEDNESDAY YOUNGSTER AGES ONE
TO18 CAN RECEIVE FIVE-DAYS WORTH OF MEALS FREE…..

HOWEVER YOU NEED TO RESERVE THE MEALS BY CALLING SIX-ONE-EIGHT-31-81 OR GO ON-LINE TO……ALLEN-DOT-K-Y-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S AND FILL
OUT A FORM…..

FEEDING SITES AND TIMES ARE……
CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE AND ADOLPHUS FIRE DEPARTMENTS 10-30 TO 11
HIGH SCHOOL  10-30 TO 11-30
COUNTRY PLACE AND GREEN VALLEY APARTMENTS 11 TO 11-25
EAST ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT  11 TO 11-30
ALCO APARTMENTS AND THE CORE  11-45 TO 12-10
HALIFAX AND TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENTS  11-45 TO 12-15……
AND LANDMARK APARTSMENTS AND JIM MCDANIEL PARK  12-30 TO 12-44



SPORTS
06/03/20

74 YEAR OLD WES UNSELD….WHO WAS CHOSEN ONE OF THE 50-GREATEST PLAYERS IN  N-B-A HISTORY  AND LED WASHINGTON TO ITS ONLY
LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP…..DIED YESTERDAY AFTER A SERIES OF HEALTH ISSUES……

UNSELD…..WHO PLAYED HIS COLLEGE BASKETBALL AT LOUISVILLE….AND WILT CHAMBERLAIN ARE THE ONLY TWO PLAYS TO WIN…N-B-A  ROOKIE OF
THE YEAR AND M-V-P HONORS IN THE SAME SEASON…..







GRADUATION
06/02/20

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HAS  RELEASED  TENTATIVE PLAN FOR GRADUAITON ON JUNE 19TH…..HOWEVER…..KEEP IN MIND THAT
THIS PLAN IS SUBJECT TO     COVID-19 GUIDELINES AND RESTRICTIONS  THAT MANY  BE IN PLACE AALE ON THE SCHEDULED DATE…..AND AS A
RESULT…..THE PLAN MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT A MOMENT'S NOTICE.

GRADUATION ION WILL BE HELD ON THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL FIELD…..WITH AN ALTERNATE LOCATION IN PATRIOT GYM…..IN CASE OF INCLEMENT
WEATHER……

THERE WILL BE TWO CEREMONIES…..THE FIRST AT SIX WILL INCLUDE SENIORS WITH LAST NAMES BEGINNING WITH “A” AND ENDING WITH “L”…..
THEN THE SECOND CEREMEORY WILL BEGIN AT EIGHT AND INCLUDE SENIORS WITH LAST NAME BEGINNNING WITH “M” AND ENDING IN “Z”…..
ONLY THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF THE GRADUATE WILL BEPER TO ATTEND THE CEREMONY…..WHICH WILL BE LIVESTREAMED AND
BROADCAST ON WVLE……

GRADUATES  MUST CALL THE HIGH SCHOOL BY JUNE FIFTH TO CONFIRM THE NUMBER OF TICKETS NEEDED…..AND TO SPECFY IF HANDICAPED
PARKING AND OR SEATING IS NEEDED……





ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/02/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED ANOTHER EIGHT….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 96-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 44-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 49-ACTIVE CASES IN QUAANTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…….

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



CORONA UPDATE
06/02/20

KENTUCKY HAS NOW ECLIPSED THE 10-THOUSAND MARK IN THE NUMBER OF CASES OF COVID-19…..ACCORDING TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOP
PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIAL….

DR. ROBERT STACK  KENTUCKY HAD 131 NEW CASES SUNDAY WITH NO NEW DEATHS SUNDAY…..AND YESTERDAY THERE WERE 214  NEWS CASE
EIGTH NEWS DEATHS…..

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS TESTED IS NOW  236-THOUSAND-416…..

AND THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT AT LEAST  THREE-THOUSAND-232  KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



LOUISVILLE SHOOTING
06/02/20

KENTUCKY STATE POLICE WILL BE INVESTIGARTING THE SHOOTING….EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING IN LOUISVILLE…..BY POLICE AND KENTUCKY
NATIONAL GUARDS TROOPS  WHICH LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD….
DURING A PRESS CONFERENCE…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DIDN’T  MINCE WORDS ABOUT OFFICERS  NOT HAVING THEIR   “BODY CAMERAS”  
ON…..

THE TWO OFFICERS WHO FIRED THEIR WEAPONS HAVE BEEN PUT ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE…..AND LOUISVILLE POLICE CHIEF STEVE CONRAD HAS
BEEN FIRED…..



SPORTS
06/02/20

COLLEGE FOOTBALL CONFERENCES AND TELEVISION NETWORKS HAVE AGREED TO HOLD-OFF ON ANNOUNCING START  TIMES  FOR EARLY-SEASON
GAMES…..

NETWORKS GENERALLY ANNOUNCE EARLY GAME TIMES FOR THE FOOTBALL BOWLING SUBDIVISION CONFERENCES ON JUNE FIRST…..

THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN WITH A HANDFUL OF GAMES ON AUGUST 29TH……WITH  A FULL SLATE OF GAMES THE
FOLLOWING WEEK……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED ANOTHER SIX…..CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 80-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 43-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 42-ACTIVE CASES IN QUAANTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…….

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



LOUISVILLE PROTESTS
06/01/20

KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS REMAINED DEPLOYED IN LOUISVILLE FOR A SECOND CONSECUTIVE NIGHT LAST NIIGHT……GOVERNOR ANDY
BESHEAR CALLED OUT THE GUARD SATURDAY…..AS MORE THAN 400-MEMBERS ARE ON DUTY……

LOUISVILLE’S PROTESTS FOLLOWED THE RELEASE OF A NINE-ONE-ONE CALL……BY SHOOTING VICTIM  BREONNA TAYLOR’S BOYFRIEND…..MADE
MOMENTS AFTER THE 26-YEAR-OLD  E-M-T  WAS SHOT BY NARCTICS DETECTIVES   WHO KNOCKED DOWN HEAR FRONT DOOT…..NO DRUGS WERE
FOUND IN HER HOME…..



KY ECONOMY REOPENING
06/01/20

THE FIRST OF JUNE MEANS  MORE OF KENTUCKY’S ECONONY IS REOPENING……
BOWLING ALLEYS AND MOVIE THEATRES REOPEN  TODAY…..
FISHING TOURNAMENTS CAN BEGIN  ALONG WITH  LIVE AUCTIONS…..
AUTO/DIRT TRACKS AND AQUATIC CENTERS ARE ALSO OPENING…..
KENTUCKY STATE RESORT PARKS…..RECREATIONAL PARKS….LODGES AND CABINS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  FOR NORMAL BUSIESS TODAY……..

HOWVER…..BARREN RIVER STATE PARK  IS CLOSED   DUE TO ONGOING RENOVATIONS…….



SPORTS
06/01/20

AT THE BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY YESTERDAY…..BRAD KESELOWSKI WON HIS SECOND RACE IN SEVEN DAYS AS HE TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG  
IN THE “SUPER MARKET 400”……

THE XFINITY SERIES WILL BE RACING AT BRISTOL TODAY…..


ALSO TODAY…….HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS CAN BEGIN HOLDING TEAM MEETINGS…..OF 10 OR LESS…..THRU JUNE 14TH…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 74 THRU 82
05/31/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED ANOTHER NINE CONFIRMED…..POSITIVE…..CASES OF  COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY  
YESTERDAY…..….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 82-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  42-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  37-ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



CORONA UPDATE
05/31/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE 247-NEWLY CONFIRMED CORONA-VIRUS CASES  AND 13-DEATHS IN KENTTUCKY SATURDAY…..

FRIDAY’S CASES WERE ALSO HIGH….WITH 37-PECENT OF YESTERDAY’S CASES FROM LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES…..AND ANOTHER NINE-PERCENT
OF CASES WERE FROM CONGREGATE CARE SETTINGS…..MAINLY THE FEDERAL PRISON IN LEXINGTON……

65-THOUSAND-800 TESTS WERE REPORTED LAST WEEK…..
AND THREE-THOUSAND-232 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 62 THRU 67
05/29/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED ANOTHER FIVE CONFIRMED…..POSITIVE…..CASES OF  COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY  
YESTERDAY…..….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 67-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  38-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  26-ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



CORONA UPDATE
05/29/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS CONTINUES TO BE ON THE DECLINE IN KENTUCKY…..HOWEVER…..THE NUMBER OF DEATHS
ROSE YESTERDAY…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED  113-NEWS CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY FOR A TOTAL OF NINE-THOUSAND-184 IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……AND THERE WERE ALSO NINE MORE DEATHS…..RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL  TO 409…….



TAYLOR
05/29/20

53 YEAR OLD TONY TAYLOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AT 12NOON
AT FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION WILL BE TOMORROW MORNING FROM  NINE-30 TO 11-30  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; DEREK…..A  BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TIM AND CATHY…..AN UNCLE; RAY DESMON AND WIFE JOYCE…..AND AN AUNT;
OPAL HAYES ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
05/29/20

THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION BOARD OF CONTROL VOTED YESTERDAY TO ALLOW TEAM MEETINGS OF 10 OR LESS JUNE
FIRST THRU 14TH….

BEGINNING JUNE 15TH….PRACTICES CAN RESUME FOR SOME SPORTS SUCH AS GOLF AND CROSS COUNTY….ON A LIMITED BASIS…..

ALSO ON THE 15TH…..VOLLEYBALL….FOOTBALL….SOCCER…..FIELD HOCKEY AND BASKETBALL CAN START WORKOUTS AND EXERCISE IN A SMALL-
GROUP SETTINGS…..BUT CAN’T  BEGIN  PRACTICES UNTIL JUNE 29TH…….







CORONA UPDATE
05/28/20

KENTUKY HAS NOW  TOPPED NINE-THOUSAND CASES  OF CORONA-VIRUS AND REACHED 400-DEATHS…..

DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE 127-NEW CASES…..MAKING AT LEAST   NINE-THOUSAND-
77 SINCE THE FIRST CASE WAS OE ON MARCH SXITH….

THERE WERE SIX DEATHS…..BRING THAT TOTAL TO 400…..

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES……SUCH AS NURSING HOMES…..ARE STILL SEEING AN INCREASE IN CASES…..BUT YESTERDAY’S TOTAL WAS LESS
THAN IN MANY RECENT DAYS…..AS THER WERE 15-NEW CASES AMONG RESIDENTS  AND 16-INVOLVING STAFF MEMBERS…..



VOTING LAWSUIT
05/28/20

A FEDERAL LAWSUIT HAS BEEN FILED…..SEEKING TO KEEP EXPANDED ABSENTEE VOTING IN PLACE FOR THE NOVERMBER GENERAL ELECTION  AND
TO THROW OUT THE PHOTO I-D REQUIREMENT TO VOTE….

THE SUIT WAS FILE BY SEVERAL GROUPS INCLUDING THE A-C-L-U………

NAMED AS DEFENDANT ARE SECRETARY OF STATE MICHALE ADAMS…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..AND BEN CHANDLER WHO CLAIRS THE STATE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS……



ANIMAL SHELTER
05/28/20

ALLEN COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE ALLEN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL
AT LEAST MONDAY…..JUNE FIRST……



SPORTS
05/28/20

THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSION  “DATES COMMITTEE”……HAS APPROVED KEENELAND’S REQUEST TO CONDUCT A SPECTATOR-FREE….
FIVE-DAY SUMMER MEET…..WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE JULY-EIGHTH THRU 12TH…..

THE TRACK SAYS IT PLANS TO HOST  NINE OR 10 RACES EACH DAY OF THE ABBREVIATED SUMMER MEET……AND WILL FEATUE 10-GRADED STAKES
RACES…… WHICH ARE TRADITIONALLY RUN DURING   KEENELAND’S SPRING MEET…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 54-59
05/27/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED ANOTHER FIVE CASES OF  COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..AS THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING
MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS   WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-
ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 59-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..

CURRENLY 36-CASES HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARATINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 20-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…..



FISCAL COURT
05/27/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MET LAST NIGHT….USING “ZOOM CONFERENCING”….TO HOLD THEIR MEETING……
THE COURT GAVE FIRST READING TO THE FISAL YEAR 20-21 BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF NINE-POINT FIVE MILLION DOLLARS…..THE BUDGET WILL
NOW BE SENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR APPROVAL BEFORE RECEIVING SECOND READING BY THE COURT…..
JOHN BETNER……WITH BETNER COMMUNICATIONS…..TALKED WITH THE COURT ABOUT THE INSTALLATION OF NEW REPEATERS THAT WILL BE  
TAKING PLACE TODAY……

AND A STANDING ORDER WITH THE COUNTY ATTORNEY WAS APPROVED WHICH WILL HAVE FEES……IN EXCESS OF FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS……
BEING RETURNED TO THE COURT……



ARREST
05/27/20

A SCOTTSVILLE MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGEDLY SLASHING ANOTHER MAN’S NECK…..

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE SAY 31 YEAR OLD ROBERT TOMES SLASHED THE MAN’S NECK AT A RESIDENCE ON EAST WALNUT STREET….A WITNESS TO THE
STABBING GAVE AUHORITIES A DESCRIBTION OF TOMES WHO WAS LOCATED  ON WEST MAIN STREET….

HE’S BEEN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT…..WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..POSSESION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA……



SPORTS
05/27/20

IF PLAY IS RESUMED……THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE WILL ABANDON THE REST OF THE REGULAR SEASON AND GO STRAIGHT  INTO THE PLAY-
OFFS WITH 24-TEAMS INSTEAD OF 16…..

GROUPS OF 12-TEAMS…..REPRESENTING EACH OF THE TWO CONFERENCES….WILL BE LIMITED TO PLAYING IN TWO CITIES….YET TO BE
DETERMINED….

THREE WEEK TRAINING CAMPS WOULD OPEN NO EARLIER THAN JULY FIRST….AND VOLUNTARY WORKOUT COULD BEGIN IN EARLY JUNE……







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 53
05/26/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS  REPORTED  THE DEATH OF ANOTHER  ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENT YESTERDAY  FROM THE COVID-19
OUTBREAK…..WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OUT DEPEST REGRETS AND HEARTFELT SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY…..

ANOTHER CONFIRMED POSTIVE CASE OF  CORONA-VIRUS WAS ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY……THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT
AND IS IN QUARTINE AT THIS TIME…..
THE HEALT DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS…..CONTACT TRACING….. WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING
THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS A TOTAL OF 53-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..

CURRENLY 35-CASES HAVE FULL RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARATINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 15-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…..



STEWART
05/26/20

63 YEAR OLD DOUG  STEWART OF ADOLPHUS DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT MT. PLEASANT UNITED METHORIDS CHURCH CEMETERY……FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. BUT ASKED TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL
DISTANCING…..VISITATION WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING FROM NINE-30 TO 11-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JANICE STEWART…..A STEP-SON; JOSEPH SWAN…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER; RECECCA GALUNAS BOTH  OF NEW
YORK…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; BEVIN AND LISA OF ADOLPHUS; TERRY AND SHANNON OF SCOTTSIVLLE AND LEON OF CAVE CITY…..
TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; MARGARET VERNON OF NEW JERSEY AND DONNA JAMES OF NEW YORK…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; GORDON VERNON OF
WIFE BARBARA OF MURRAY…….



PRUITT
05/26/20

65 YEAR OLD  DR. RANDY  PRUITT OF LYNCHBURG-VIRGINIA DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A PRIVE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE WEDNESDAY AT
NEW BETHEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY…..

HE’S SURVIVE DBY HIS WIFE; ROSE PRUITT…..FOUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; HANNAH QUEBEDWAUX AND HUSBAND MILES SCHRISTIAN OF
OHIO,  TINA AND BEN JONE OF SCOTTSVILLE, EMILY AND LARRY MEADOR OF BOWLINGG REN AND JENNY DAVIS OF VIRGINIA…..HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW;
LOU WILLIAMS OF BOWLING GREEN….. FOUR BROTHERS ABD SISTERS-IN-LAW; GARY AND KETHY, DOUGLAS AND JEANINE, TIMOTHY AND DIANE AND
JAMES AND MARY BESS…..AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; PATTY MOSS  ALL OS WISCONSIN……SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



KEEN
05/26/20

EIGHT MONTH OLD  NOVALIE “NOVA” KEEN NOF ADOLPHUS DIEDD THURSDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONAITONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER MOTHER; HEYANNE KEEN…..HER FATHER; CODY PHELPS OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO SISTERS; MADI KEEN OF ADOLPHUS
AND MADISON LOCKHART OF LEWISBURG….A BROTHER; MASON LOCKHART OF LEWISBURG…. MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; K-C PHELPS OF
HUSBAND ANDY OF BOWLING GREEN….. AND MATERNAL GREAT-GRANDPARENTS; ALICE AND MELVIN KIMBLE OF NEW YORK………



SPORTS
05/26/20

THE “MATCH”…..IN WHICH TIGER WOODS AND PEYTON MANNING SCORED A ONE-UP WIN OVER PHIL MICKELSON AND TOM BRADY…..WAS NOT ONLY
THE MOST WATCHED GOLF MATEH IN HISTODY…..IT ALSO RAISED 20-MILLION DOLLARS FOR COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS…….

AND PROFESSIONAL GOLF RETURNS TO THE BLUEGRASS THIS WEEK…..AS THE “UNBRIDLED TOUR”  WILL  BE PLAYING  AT  “THE BULL  AT BOONES
TAVERN”  TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY……







SCHOOL BOARD
05/22/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR MAY MEETING LAST NIGHT…..USING “ZOOM” TELECONFERENCING……AND APPROVED A
REORGANIZATION OF THE CENTRAL OFFICE…..

AND THOSE FOUR DIVISIONS AR LEARNING…..OPERATIONS…..FINANCE….AND HUMAN RESOURCES….
THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED  THE TENTATIVE   2020-2021  BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF 37-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS…..
AND APPROVED THE CURENT CERTIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE  FOR THE   2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR……



ECONOMY REOPENING
05/22/20

MORE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY IS SET TO REOPEN TODAY…..

AS RESTAURANT DINING ROOMS CAN REOPEN WITH 33-PERCENT CAPACITY INSIDE AND UNLIMITED OUT DOORS…..
GROUPS OF 10 OR LESS CAN BE TOGETHE TODAY……
THE TRAVEL BAN EXPIES TODAY…..

AND THE  COMMONWEALTH’S ONLINE PORTAL…..TO REQUEST AN ABSENTTE BALLOT FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION GOES INTO OPERATON TODAY……



INFANT DROWNS
05/22/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DROWNING DEATH OF AN EIGHT-MONTH- OLD ALLEN COUNTY INFANT….

STATE POLCIE WERE CALLED…..BY ALLEN COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES…..TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE AROUND ONE-30 YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON……

AN AUTOPSY WILL BE CONDUCTED  TODAY AT THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE……AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES……



SPORTS
05/22/20

WEDNESDAY THE N-C-A-A  VOTED NOT TO  EXTEND ITS MORATORUM ON SPORTS…. WHICH EXPIRES MAY 31ST……AND YESTERDAY THE UNIVERSITY
OF LOUISVILLE RELEASED IT PHASED IN PLAN FOR ATHLETES TO RETURN TO CAMPUS…..

UOFL  ATHLETES WILL REPORT TO CAMPUS  ON MAY 27TH…..BE QUARANTINED AND UNDERGO  TESTING  FOR 14-DAYS……THEN BEGIN VOLUNTARY
ACTIVITIES ON JUNE EIGHTH……







BRITT
05/21/20

67 YEAR OLD CLOYD LEE BRITT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER NINE TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..A SPECIAL VISITATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS WILL BE HELD TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING FROM 7-30 TO NINE AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..
AND FOR MR. BRITT’S FUNERAL……THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING WILL CLOSE AT 11 TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PATRICIA HUGHES BRITT…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JONATHAN AND MELISA WOLFE OF FOUNTAIN RUN,
JEREMY AND AMANDA BRITT AND ADAM BRITT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ANDREW BRITT OF ADOLPHUS…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
BRENDA AND JAMES ARMSTRONG OF BOWLING GREEN…….THREE GRANDHILDREN, A STEP-GRANDCHILD AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..







REOPENING
05/20/20

TODAY…..WILL SEE THE REOPENING OF RETAIL BUSINESSES…..INCLUDING MALLS….. IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. BUT WITH 33-PERCENT
CAPACITY……
CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN PROPER SOCIAL DISTANCING AND  WEAR MASKS……

FUNERAL AND MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL ALSO BE ALLOWED TO RESUME TODAY….. BUT WITH THE SAME RESTRICTIONS…..



CORONA UPDATE
05/20/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR YESTERDAY ANNOUNCED 20 MORE DEATHS IN KENTUCKY .RELATED TO THE CORONA-VIRUS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S
LARGEST SINGLE-DAY TOTAL SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN…..THE GOVERNOR DID SAY THE HIGHER DEATH COUNT  WAS BASED IN  PART ON THE
TIMING OF SOME REPORTS…..
THE 20-ADDITIONAL DEATHS RAIDED KENTUCKY’S TOTAL TO AT LEAST 366 ……

BESHEAR ALSO REPORTED 164  MORE COVID-19 CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH… RAISING THE TOTAL TO MORE THAN  EIGHT-THOUSAND-60…..

AND ON A POSITIVE NOTE….28-HUNDRED-20 KENTUCKIANS  HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



HART-DEATH INVESTIGATION
05/20/20

STATE POLICE ARE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION IN HART COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH A FATAL RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE FIRE….

THE ADULT INDIVIDUAL WAS LOCATED IN A DETACHED GARAGE/BARN WHICH HAD BEEN DESTROYED  BY FIRE……THE ADJACENT RESIDENCE  WAS
UNOCCUPIED  AND NOT DAMAGED BY THE BLAZE…..

THE BODY WAS SENT TO THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE FOR IDENTIFICATION…..AND TO DETERMINE  THE MANNER AND CAUSE OF
DEATH……



SPORTS
05/20/20

NASCAR’S    “CUP SERIES”   WILL BE BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT  AT THE  DARLINGTON RACEWAY…..


DUE TO THE CORONA PANDEMIC…..HORSE RACING’S TRIPLE CROWN WILL LOOK DIFFERENT THIS YEAR…..AS THE BELMONT STAKES WILL BE RUN
BEFORE THE KENTUCKY DERBY AND PREAKNESS…. AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT A SHORTER……AS IT WILL TAKE PLACE ON JUNE 20TH…..

THE DERBY WAS MOVED TO SEPTEMBER FIFTH AND THE PREAKNESS TO OCTOBER THIRD…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 42 & 43
05/19/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED ANOTHER TW CASES OF  COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY  YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 43-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  22-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 19  ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



COVID UPDATE
05/19/20

SINCE GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DIDN’T HAVE A BRIEFING SUNDAY…..HE GAVE A TWO-DAY UPDATE YESTERDAY…..

THERE WERE 122-NEW CASES SUNDAY ALONG WITH THREE-DEATHS  AND  YESTERDAY SAW 138-NEWS CASES AND NINE DEATHS…..THAT BRINGS
THE PANDEMIC  TOTAL TO SEVEN-THOUSAND-935 CASES AND 346 DEATHS……..THE GOVERNOR ALSO REPORTED TWO MORE CHILDREN AFFECTED
BY PEDIATRIC MULTI-SYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO FOUR……

145-THOUSAND-238  INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN TESTED…..AND  27-HUNDRED-85 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



CONE
05/19/20

51 YEAR OLD BRIAN JAMES CONE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE……

HE’ SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS; MATHEW LADD OF JAPAN, ANDREW LADD OF BOWLING GREEN AND DALTON AND WESLEY CONE……HIS MOTHER;
YOLANDA QUEEN OF TENNESSEE…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; VALERIE AND JOE ARMFIELD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO STEP-BROTHRS; TONY
QUEEN OF TENNESSEE AND ROBERT QUEEN OF MISSOURI…..AND TWO STEP-SISTERS; ROBIN FUNK OF LOUISVILLE AND HOLLY JONES OF
TENNESSEE…….



SPORTS
05/19/20

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH CHOOL SENIOR FOOTBALL LINEMAN…..JORDAN MADDEN……WILL PLAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL AT CAMPBELLSVILLE
UNIVERSITY…..

MADDEN RECENTLY SIGNED WITH THE TIGERS IN  PRIVATE CEREMONY AT HIS HOME…..







KY ECONOMY REOPENING
05/18/20

THE NEXT PHASE IN THE REOPENING OF KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY IS TODAY……AS  GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND OFFICE CAN START TO “RE-OPEN”…..
HOWEVER….NO MORE THAN 50-PERCENT OF THE EMPLOYEES CAN BE IN THE BUILDING AT ONE TIME……AND NO MORE THAN 33-PERCENT
OCCUPATIONAL CAPACITY IN THE FACILITY…….

THE CITY/COUNTY COUNTY BUILDING  WILL BE REOPENING……

HOWEVER….CITY OFFICE WILL NOT “REOPEN” TO IN PERSON SERVICE……
AND THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL AFTER THE JUNE PRIMARY….AND WILL REOPEN TO “IN-SERVICE” BUSINESS JULY
SIXTH……



CORONA UPDATE
05/18/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR CANCELED HIS NORMALLY SCHEUDULED CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE FOR SATURDAY……BUT HE RELEASED A VIDO
ANNOUNCING UPDATED NUMBERS…..

HE SAID THERE WERE 244 NEW CASES…..BRING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL TO SEVEN-THOUSAND-688…..HE ALSO REPORTED TWO NEW
DEATHS…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 334……AND 27-HUNDRED-68 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED……

THE GOVERNOR’S NEXT UPDATE WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON AT FOUR LOCAL TIME………….



CROLEY
05/18/20

52 YEAR OLD ROY KEITH CROLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 10 AT
HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..

A SPECIAL VISITATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS WILL BE WEDNESDAY MORNING  FROM NINE TO 11….AND VISITATION FOR GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE
WEDNESDAY FROM 12NOON TO EIGHT……AND THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION PRIOR TO THE FUNERAL SERVVICE……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CHRISTY PETTY CROLEY…..A SON; JACK…..TWO DAUGHTERS; MACY AND ALEX…..HIS MOTHER; GRETA DEAN BALL
CROLEY….TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; ROBERTA  CROLEY AND CINDY FOSTER…..AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; JUDY PETTY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
05/18/20

FOLLOWING A 10-WEEK  LAY-OFF DUE TO THE CORONIA-VIRUS…..NASCAR RETURNED TO THE TRACK YESTERDAY AT THE DARLINGTON  SPEEDWAY….
WITH EMPTY STANDS….AS   KEVIN HARVICK WON THE  400-MILE RACE……

THE “CUP SERIES”  WILL   RACE AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT DARLINGTON…..WHICH IS  HOSTING THREE EVENTS IN FOUR DAYS BEFORE SHIFTING
TO CHARLOTTE…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 38 & 39
05/15/20

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS  ANOTHER CONFIRMED  TWO MORE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN
COUNTY….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 39-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  20-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 18-ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



CORONA UPDATE
05/15/20

DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 199-NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..MAKING THE TOTAL
IN KENTUCKY SEVEN-THOUSAND-225……AND ONLY TWO DEATHS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC  TOTAL TO 328…..

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES CONTINUE TO SEE A RISE IN CASES…..AS THERE WERE 20-NEW CASES INVOLVING RRESIDENTS AND SIX STAFF……
THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES NOW STANDS AT 941 RESIDENTS…..380-STAFF…..AND 191 DEATHS….WITH ALL BUT TWO INVOLVING RESIDENTS…..
POSITIVE TESTS HAVE NOW BEEN FOUND AT 90-FACILITIES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……





SIKES
05/15/20

75 YEAR OLD LARRY JAY SIKES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AT 12-30
AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETRY….THE FAMILY REQUESTS THAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS ATTENDING THE SERVICE MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING……
A DRIVE-THRU WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) FROM 11 TO 12-30….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS SOF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO YOUTH BASKETBALL…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LINDA JACKSON SIKES…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; TODD AND MISSY, TYLER AND STEPHANIE AND  JAY
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER;  KATIE BAUGHMAN  OF LOUISVILLE……AND A SISTER; MELBA RICHARDSON OF GLASGOW……SIX
GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/15/20

NASCAR RETURNS TO THE TRACK SUNDAY AT THE DARLINGTON RACEWAY….AS A RANDOM DRAW WILL DETERMINE THE STARTING LINE UP FOR
SUNDAY’S CUP RACE…..

THE FIELD WILL ALSO BE FROZEN DURING THE LAP-30 OMPETITION CAUTION AND ALLOWED TO PIT TWO SEPARATE TIMES…….TO GIVE TEAMS TIME
TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS AS THEY WILL NOT HAVE ANY PRACTICE OR QUALIFYING BEFORE THE RACE…….







SITE BASED ELECTION
05/14/20

THE ANNUAL ELECTION FOR PARENT REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE……SCHOOL-BASED DECISION MAKING COUNCILS  OR “SITE BASED COUNCILS”  AT
ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS……ARE BEING CONDUCTED ON-LINE THIS YEAR…..

THE VOTING WINDOW…..FOR THOSE PARENTS AND GUARDIANS WHO REGISTERED TO VOTE……IS NOW OPEN THRU MAY 19TH……

PARENT REPRESENTATIVES WILL   SERVE  A ONE YER TERM  BEGINNING  JULY FIRST AND ENDING  JUNE 30TH  OF 20-21……



CORONA  UPDATE
05/14/20

THE NUMBER  OF POSITIVE CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY  HAS TOPPED SEVEN-THOUSAND…..AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED
227-NEW CASES YESTERDAY….MAKING THE TOTAL AT LEAST SEVEN-THOUSAND-80…..FIVE MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED BRINGING THE
PANDEMI TOTAL TO 326…..

THE BOWLING GREEN AREA HAS BECOME THE NEW HOT SPOT IN THE COMMONWELTH…..AS WARREN COUNTY HAD  72 OF YESTERDAY’S NEW CASES
AND 708 SINCE MARCH…..AND 13 OF WARREN COUNTY’S NEW CASES INCLUDED  CHILDREN  12 AND UNDER…..KENTUCKY PUBLIC HEALTH
COMMISSIONER….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO REPORTED A POSITIVE NUMBER YESTERDAY…..AS  TWO-THOUSAND-649  KENTUCKIANS HAVE NOW RECOVERED AFTER BEING
DIAGNOSED WITH COVIA-19……



WOOD
05/14/20

85 YEAR OLD PAUL LOUIS WOOD-SENIOR OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED WEDNESDAY AT MONREO COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER…..PRIVATE FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE HELD WITH BURIAL IN WHITE OAK CEMETERY…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS  DONATIONS ARE SUGGESTED TO WHITE OAK RIDGE
CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; PAUL-JUNIOR AND JUNE AND WILLIAM AND CHRIS…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW; MARIA WOOD, SONYA AND TIM GANN AND ANGIE AND RONNIE MORGAN ALL OF TENNESSEE……TWO BROTHERS; BOBBY OF GAMALIEL AND
JACKIE OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO SISTERS; LVERN CAIN AND ESTELL VEACH BOTH OF TENNESSEE…..12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 24 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN……



DOOLIN
05/14/20

90 YEAR OLD GLADYS CHERRY DOOLIN OF PORTLAND DIED TUESDAY AT OAK HILL ASSISTED LIVING IN PORTLAND……PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AT RIPPY CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; REGINA AND HOWARD BROWN AND JENNIFER AND MARK JONES ALL OF TENNESSEE…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



BERRY
05/14/20

72 YEAR OLD STELLA LOUISE BERRY OF ADOLPHUS DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES
WILL BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON…..AND THERE WILL BE A DRIVE-THRU FROM ONE TO ONE-45 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME……EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; CHARLES BERRY…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DEWAYNE AND BRENDA AND JEFF AND REBECCA
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GLEN AND DIANE OF TENNESSEE……THREE DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; CONNIE DUFFER OF TENNESSEE, SHELIA AND
DAVID HARRISON OF BOWLING GREEN AND LILY WARD OF ADOLPHUS……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; JOYCE FARLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..21
GRANDCHILDREN AND 27 GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/14/20

THE N-F-L  IS EXTENDING   ITS VIRTUAL OFF-SEASON WORKOUTS THROUGH THE END OF MAY……

COACHING AND TRAINING STAFFS HAVE WORKED WITH PLAYERS BY CONDUCTING CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION  AND ON-FIELD ACTIVITIES THROUGH
DIGITAL  APPLICATIONS INSTEAD OF AT TEAM FACILITIES…..WHICH HAVE BEEN CLOSED SINCE LATE MARCH……THE VIRTUAL MEETINGS  CAN BE
HELD  FOUR-HOURS PER DAY….FOUR DAYS PER WEEK…….

AND  ALL 32-TEAM MUST SUBMIT PLANS FOR REOPENING THEIR FACILITIES TO THE LEAGUE BY TOMORROW…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 35
05/12/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS  ANOTHER CONFIRMED  THREE CASES  OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 35-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  12-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 22 ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



CORONA UPDATE
05/13/20

DURING HIS CORONA VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 191 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…..INCLUIDNG 71 NEW CASES IN WARREN COUNTY….AS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES HAVE NOW REACHED SIX-THOUSAND-
853……
AND 10-MORE PEOPLE HAVE DIED…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 321…..
A SECOND…..16 YEAR OLD  KENTUCKY YOUTH HAS BEEN HOSPITALIZED DUE TO AN INFLAMMATORY ILLNESS RELATED TO THE CORONA-VIRUS….. A
10 YEAR OLD WAS REPORTED HOSPITLIZED MONDAY…..

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS TESTED IS 110-THOUSAND-609…..
AND 25-HUNDRED-46 HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



MED CENTER HEALTH
05/13/20

MED CENER HEALTH HAS CONFIRMED  95-EMPLOYEES HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN IN MARCH…..

NEARLY 38-HUNDRED WORK FOR MED CENTER HEALTH…..AND 38-EMPLOYEES THAT TESTED POSITIVE HAVE RETURNED  TO WORK…..

MED CENTER HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THE NUMBERS ARE NOT SURPRIZING…..GIVEN THE COMMUNITY-LEVEL SPREAD OF THE VIRUS AND THE SIZE
OF THEIR WORKFORCE…..



GM REOPENING
05/13/20

GENERAL MOTORS HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO REOPEN SOME OF ITS MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS ON MAY 18TH……BUT THE CORVETTE PLANT
IN BOWLING GREEN WON’T REOPEN UNTIL MAY 26TH….AND WILL DO SO SLOWLY….

DEMAND FOR THE 20-20 CORVETTE WAS EXPECTED TO BE HIGH AS  G-M UNVEILED A REVOLUNTIONARY…..MID-ENGINE DESIGN……
AND THE ADDED A SECOND SHIFT AT THE PLANT WHICH INCREASED EMPLOYMENT FROM 900 TO AROUND 14-HUNDRED……



HEALTH CARE REOPENING
05/13/20

THE THIRD PHASE OF THE REOPENING OF THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY IN THE COMMONWEALTH BEGINS TODAY……
AS IT ALLOWS HOSPITALS AND CARE FACILITIES TO BEGIN PERFORMING NON-EMERGENCY SURGERIES AND PROCEDURES AT 50-PERCENT OF
THEIR  PRE-COVID-19 PATIENT VOLUMNE…..



SPORTS
05/13/20

THE FIELD IS SET FOR THE 20-20……SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC…..TO BE PLAYED AT ALLEN COUINTY HIGH SCHOOL IN LATE
DECEMBER…….

THE EIGHT GIRLS TEAMS IN THIS YEARS TOUNAMENT ARE FRANKLIN COUNTY….. SOUTH OLDHAM…..BARDSTOWN…..CORIN…..CRITTENDEN
COUNTY…..LOGAN COUNTY…..WARREN CENTRAL…..AND THE HOST LADY PATRIOTS….

PLANS ARE UNDER WAY FOR A BOYS TOURNAMENT AS WELL…..BUT THE TEAMS AND FORMAT HAVE YET TO BE ANNOUNCED……







LOTTERY SALES DOWN
05/12/20

LOTTERY TICKET SALES IN THE COMMONWEALTH  HAVE TAKEN A NOSEDIVE DURING THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

MEGA MILLIONS  AND POWERBALL JACKPOT SALES ARE DOWN NEARLY 50-PERCENT…..OR JUST OVER NINE-MILLION DOLLARS….AND TOTAL SALES
ARE DOWN 11-MILLION WHEN COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…..

LAST YEAR…….THE LOTTERY GAVE 126-THOUSAND KENTUCKY STUDENTS   MORE THAN 250-MILLION DOLLARS FOR THEIR COLLEGE EXPENSES

AND DESITE  SALES BEING DOWN….LOTTERY OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL STILL HONOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO SEND THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS TO
COLLEGE THROUGH ITS PROCEEDS…..



CORONA UPDATE
05/12/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID A 10-YEAR-OLD HAS BECOME THE FIRST KENTUCKY CHILD TO
GO ON A VENTILATOR  DUE TO HIS IMMUNE SYSTEM BEING OVERSTRESSED BY THE CORONA-VIRUS….

SUNDAY  SAW 141 NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS AND THREE DEATHS…..AND YESTERDAY 105 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED AND FOUR MORE
DEATHS….. BESHEAR SAID BOTH DAYS NUMBERS WERE BELOW WHAT THEY HAD BEEN SEEING SINCE MAY LABS DON’T REPORT  OVER THE WEEK-
END…..AND THEY EXPECT THE NUMBERS TO CATCH BACK UP TODAY AND TOMORROW…..

104-THOUSAND-ONE KENTUCKANS HAVE BEEN TESTED…..AND 23-HUNDRED-35 HAVE RECOVED FROM THE VIRUS……



CHINA INVESTIGATION
05/12/20

ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HE HAS JOINED AN 18-STATE COALITION CALLING ON CONGRESS TO
INVESTIGATE THE COMMUNIST CHINESE GOVERNMENT’S ROLE IN THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY GENERAL ALAN WILSON IS LEADING THE EFFORT……



DEATH INVESTIGATION
05/12/20

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO THE DEATH OF A MAN WHO JUMPED OVER A FENCE LAST NIGHT   AND INTO THE RIVER THAT FLOWS INTO LOST
RIVER CAVE…..

AN AUTOPSY WILL BE CONDUCTED TODAY……AS AUTHORITIES HAVENT’ RELEASED ANY  FURTHER INFORMATION……



SHORT
05/12/20

27 YEAR OLD KALEB DANIEL SHORT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY IN BOWLING GREEN……THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR FUNERAL SERVICES
AND A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE….

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO WARREN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OR SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY
RESCUE SQUAD…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; NATHAN…..AND HIS MOTHER; KERRI SHORT BOTH OF ARIZONA…..HIS FATHER; DANNY SHORT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; TRILBY BROWN AND HUSBAND CHARLES……AND PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; LINDA SHORT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
05/12/20


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL OWNERS HAVE APPROVED A PLAN…..THAT WILL BE SUBMITTED TO THE PLAYERS UNION TODAY…..THAT WILL OPEN THE 20-
20 SEASON AROUND THE FOURTH OF JULY…..

THE PROPOSAL  WOULD RESRICT THE SCHEDULE TO ABOUT   82-GAMES…..WITH TEAMS PRIMARILY PLAYING REGONAL OPPONENTS…..REGARDLESS
OF THE LEAGUE……
AND TO EVEN THE PLAYING FIELD…..THE NATIONAL LEAGUE IS EXPECTED TO ADOPT THE DESIGNATED HITTER RULE……







ALLEN COUNTY FIRST DEATH
05/08/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT ALLEN COUNTY HAS SEEN ITS FIRST DEATH FROM THE CORONIA-VIRUS
IN THE PAST 24-HOURS…..

AND THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  IS ALSO REPORTING TWO NEW CASES  OF CORONA-VIRUS IN THE COUNTY……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 31-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE  COVID-19  OUTBREAK…..
NINE CASES ARE FULLY RECOVED…..
WITH THE REMAINING 21  IN QUARANTINE  AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



SCHOOL REOPENING
05/08/20

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS ASKING  SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO BE FLEXABLE AS THE CONSIDER PLANS FOR THE START OF THE
NEXT SCHOOL YEAR DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY…..

LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE PLANNING FOR MULTIPLE SITUATIONS THAT COULD OCCUR BEFORE AND AFTER THE START OF THE 20-20-21
SCHOOL YEAR…….AS KENTUCKY EDUCATION OFFICIALS WANT DISTRICTS TO CONSIDER THREE POSSIBILITIES  FOR WHEN THE SCHOOL YEAR
MIGHT START…..

PERHAPS AS  EARLY AS LATE  JULY…..
OR A TRADITIONAL START….
OR A LATER START….PERHAPS  AFTER LABOR DAY



REOPENING DATES
05/08/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR RELEASED A TENTATIVE TIMETABLE YESTERDAY FOR MORE SECTIONS OF KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY TO REOPEN…..

TO START “HEALTHY AT WORK PHASE TWO”…….RRESTAURANTS  WILL BE ABLE TO REOPEN  TO LIMTIED INSIDE CAPACITY ON MAY 22ND…THAT WILL
BE 33-PERCENT PLUS THEY CAN DO UNLIMITED OUTDOOR SEATING……THE  GOVERNOR HAD BEEN POINTING TOWARD JUNE FOR REOPENING
RESTAURANTS…..BUT HE SAID MOVING IT TO MAY 22ND WILL ALLOW THEM TO BE OPEN FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND…..

THE NEXT  IS JUNE FIRST AND WILL INCLUDE MOVIE THEATRES AND FITNESS CENTERS…..
ON JUNE 11TH……PUBLIC AND PRIVATE  CAMPGROUNDS WILL BE ABLE TO REOPEN…….
AND JUNE 15TH IS HIS GOAL TO  HAVE A SAFE PLACE  FOR CHILDCARE AND YOUTH SPORTS……



CORONA UPDATE
05/08/20

DURING HIS  DAILY CORONIA-VIRUS BRIEFING YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED THERE WERE 208-NEW CASES OF COVID-
19…..BRINGING  THE TOTAL TO SIX-THOUSAND-129…..
THERE WERE ALSO 11 MORE DEATHS…..EIGHT OF WHICH OCCURRED AT LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES…..MAKING 294 SINCE THE PANDEMIC
BEGAN…..

BESHEAR  ALSO ANNOUNCED   THE CORONA-VIRUS  TESTING PROGRAM WILL BE GREATLY EXPANDED AS “FIRST CARE CLINICS”  CAN NOW  PROVIDE  
COVID-19 TESTS AT 13-LOCATIONS   ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……SEVEN  DAYS A WEEK….AND AT NO COST TO EMPLOYEES OR THEIR
EMPLOYERS……



KY UNEMPLOYMENT
05/08/20

ABOUT 80-THOUSAND KENTUCKY RESIDENTS APPLIED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS LAST WEEK…..WHICH WAS DOWN  11-THOUSAND FROM THE
PRIOR WEEK…..

THE NUMBER OF LAID-OFF KENTUCKY WORKERS SEEKING JOBLESS ASSISTANCE IN THE PAST SEVEN WEEKS IS APPROACHING 700-THOUSAND…..
OR ABOUT ONE-THIRD OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CIVILIAN WORKFORCE……



SPORTS
05/08/20

THE DATE FOR…..TIGER-PHIL TWO….HAS BEEN SET FOR MAY 24TH AT MEDALIST GOLF CLUB IN FLORIDA……

PHIL MICKELSON AND TIGER WOODS FIRST MET IN TWENTY-18 WITH MICKELSON TAKING HOME THE TROPHY……

AND THIS  TIME THEY WILL BE JOINED BY TOM BRADY AND PAYTON MANNING IN THE  “CHAMPIONS FOR CHARITY”  EVENT…..AS WOODS AND MANNING
WILL TAKE ON MICKELSON AND BRADY







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 28-29
05/07/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER  TWO  CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY AS OF THIS MORNING…..….

THE PATIENTS ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24-
HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 29-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENTLY  NINE-CASES  HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 20 CASES     IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……



HUNGER INITIATIVE
05/07/20

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER……DR. RYAN QUARLES…..HAS ANNOUNCED THE DONATION  OF MORE THAN  560-THOUSAND EGGS FROM
“CAL-MAINE FOODS” TO FEEDING KENTUCKY……AS PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICT’S  HUNGER INITIATIVE…..

FEEDING KENTUCKY’S  SEVEN MEMBER FOOD BANK SERVE ALL 120- COUNTIES IN WITH COMMONWEALTH IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A NETWORK OF
OVER 800 LOCAN FOOD PANTRIES AND SHELTER…..THAT REACH ONE-IN-SEVEN KENTUCKIANS EACH YEAR…..

IN  20-19…..MEMBERS DISTRIBUTED 86-MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD AND GROCERY PRODUCTS…..WHICH WAS ENOUGH TO SUPPLY 72-MILLION MEALS
FOR THOSE IN NEED……



SPORTS
05/07/20

CHURCHILL DOWNS WILL OPEN STABLES AT THE TRACK AND TRAINING CENTERS IN PHASES BEGINNING MONDAY…..

THE OPENING OF THE STABLES…..WHICH HAVE BEEN CLOSED SINCE THE END OF DECEMBER FOR WINTER RENOVATIONS…..HAS BEEN DELAYED
SEVERAL TIMES…..

RACING WILL BEGIN AFTER TRACK OFFICIALS EVALUATE ITS INCOMING HORSE POPULATON AND LOAD-IN PROCEDURES…..AND WILL BE FREE OF
SPECTATORS UNTIL HEALTH OFFICIALS APPROVE THEIR RETURN……







REOPENING
05/06/20

AS THE COMMONWEALTH PREPARES TO REOPEN THE ECONOMY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC……THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS

PARTNERING WITH THE BESHEAR ADMINISTRATION TO MAKE MASKS AND HAND SANITIZER AVAILABLE TO THOSE BUSINESSES THAT NEED THEM…..

MASKS CAN BE ORDERED  ON LINE AT…..K-Y-CHAMBER-DOT-COM-FORWARD SLASH-MASK-ORDER-FORM…..

AND  HAND SANITIZER IS AVAILABLE FROM THE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS ASSOCIATION AT……K-Y-HAND-SANITIZER-DOT-COM……





MEDICAL REOPENING
05/06/20

THE PHASED IN REOPENING OF MEDICAL FACILITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH CONTINUES TODAY WITH “PHASE TWO”……WHICH WILL ALLOW
OUTPATIENT SURGERY…..AND AMBULATORY  AND INVASIVE PROCEDURES TO RESUME…..

PHASE THREE OF THE REOPEING WILL BE NEXT WEDNEDAY…..MAY 13TH…..AND PHASE FOUR BEGINS  MAY 27TH…..

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE REOPENING……GO ONLINE TO…..
K-Y-COVID-19-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……..



CORONA UPDATE
05/06/20

KENTUCKY REPORTED THE HIGHEST SINGLE DAY TOTAL OF NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY WITH 625…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC
TOTAL TO FIVE-THOUSAND-822…..HOWEVER…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR WENT ON TO SAY 309 OF THOSE CASES WERE FROM THE GREEN RIVER
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY…..
14 NEW DEATHS WERE ALRO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD WITH 16 NEW CASES INVOLVING RESIDENTS…..10 STAFF MAMEBRS…..AND 13 MORE
DEATHS…..



TEACHER HONORED
05/06/20

IN  CONJUNCTION WITH TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK…..WESTERN KENTUCKY HAS ANNOUNCED THE INAUGURAL WINNERS OF THE “W-K-U
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION  AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES’   DISTINGUISHED  EDUCATOR AWARDS….WHICH CELEBRATE THE INDIVIDUAL AND
SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS  EDUCATORS  MAKE TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION……

AND RECEIVING THE “SECONDARY AWARD”…..WAS JEREMY BYRN FROM ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…….



HERRINGTON
05/06/20

76 YEAR OLD MARY WEST HERRINGTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD  TOMORROW (THURS) AT UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY…..DRIVE-THRU VISITATION WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) FROM 12NOON TO ONE-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND IT’S ASKED THAT ATENDEES REMAIN IN THEIR VEHICLES…..EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY FUND OR THE CHARITY OF YOUR CHOICE…..
SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; HOWARD HERRINGTON…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CLINT AND SHERRY WEST AND ERIC WEST ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE….TYLER AND KATE WEST OF BOWLING GREEN AND AARON AND REBECCA WEST OF TENNESSEE……TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS AND
STEP-SONS-IN-LAW; TERRI AND BRUCE STANLEY AND CATHY AND GARY BARNES ALL OF FRANKLIN….. FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; WILL
AND BRENDA HUNTSMAN OF ALVATON, EDWARD AND BEVERLY HUNTSMAN OF SMITHS GROVE, HAROLD HUNTSMAN OF WOODBURN AND RICKIE AND
KIM HUNTSMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; MARTHA AND KENNETH MORRISON OF FRANKIFORT, AND BRENDA
AND PHILLIP ARTERBURN AND LENDA AND JACKIE SMITH ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN, THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND
THREE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/06/20

KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION COMMISSIONER JULIAN TACKETT SAYS HE IS PREPARING FOR HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUSES TO BE
SHUT DOWN UNTIL AUGUST FIRST….AND HAVING OR NOT SPORTS THIS FALL IS A TOSS UP RIGHT NOW…..

BECAUSE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……THERE WAS NO CONCLUSION TO THE GIRLS AND BOYS   SWEET-16   AND ALL SPRING SPORTS   WERE
CANCELLED….







CORONA UPDATE
05/05/20

DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTEDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 163-NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY…..BRINGING
THE TOTAL TO FIVE-THOUSAND-245….AS-WELL-AS EIGHT ADDITIONAL DEATHS….MAKING 261 KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES SINCE THE
PANDEMIC BEGAN….

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES HAVE NOW SEEN 812 CASES OF COVID-19 AMONG RRESIDENTS……321-STAFF MEMBERS…..AND 139-DEATHS…..WITH
ALL BUT TWO BEING RRESIDENTS…..

MEDICAL AND NURSING SCHOOL STUDENTS HAE VOLUNTEERED THEIR SERVICES TO HELP STAFF MEMBERS AT LONG-TERM CARE CENTERS  AND
PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISISONER…..DR. ROBERT STACK…..SAYS 40 OR MORE REMAIN DEPLOYED AT DIFFERENT FACILITIES……



TRAVEL BAN UNCONSTITUTIONAL
05/05/20

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS RULED THAT GOVERNOR ANY BESHEAR’S RESTRICTION ON TRAVEL AMID THE PANDEMIC IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL….BUT
JUDGE WILLIAM BERTELSMAN SIDED WITH THE GOVERNOR ON HIS BAN OF MASS GATHERING  IN A RULING ISSUED YESTERDAY….

BESHEAR SAID LAST NIGHT THAT HE WAS AWARE OF THE RULING AND WAS WILLING TO AMEND THE TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS……AS BERTELSMAN
WROTE IN A FOOTNOTE THAT  “MINOR AMENDMENTS TO THE REGULATIONS MIGHT ALLEVIATE THE PROBLEMS”



GAS LINE EXPLOSION
05/05/20

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS ARE INVESTIGATION A GAS PIPELINE EXPLOSION…..AND RESULTING FIRE…..IN FLEMING COUNTY YESTERDAY  
AFTERNOON…..

THE PIPLE LINE EXPLOSION WAS THREE MILES OUTSIDE HILLSBORO AND NO INJURIES OR DAMAGE WERE REPORTED…..

THE PIPELINE BELONGS TO TEXAS EASTERN……



SPORTS
05/05/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL IS EXPLORING VAROUS OPTIONS THAT COULD ALLOW THE SEASON TO START IF THE MEDICAL SITUATION
ALLOWS……INCLUDING A PLAN IN WHICH THE 30-TEAMS MIGHT BE SPLIT INTO THREE REGIONAL DIVISIONS…..WITH TH TEAM BEING RESTRICTED TO
PLAY WITHIN THEIR REGION…..

IF USED…..THE PLAN WOULD BREAK UP THE TRADITIONAL ALIGNMENT OF THE AMERICAN AND NATIONAL LEAGUES……AND WOULD CUT TRAVEL
DURING THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 19
05/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY TODAY….

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTCT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 19-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENTLY  SIX-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 13 IN QUARATINE AT HOME……



CORONA UPDATE
05/04/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR RETURNED TO HOLDING HIS DAILY PRESS BREIFING ON THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..AFTER TAKING THE FIRST
DAY OFF SINCE EARLY MARCH ON SATURDAY……

HE ANNOUNCED  THERE WERE 173-NEW CASES REPORTED ON SATURDAY AND ANOTERH 80-YESERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO  AT
LEAST            FIVE-THOUSAND-130…..THERE WERE FIVE NEW DEATHS  REPORTED ON SATURDAY AND NONE YESTERDAY…..

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD…..WITH 43-NEW RESIDENT CASES REPORTED THIS WEEKEND…..NINE STAFF MEMBERS…..
AND FOUR RESIDENT DEATHS…..

BESHEAR SAID HE HAS SEVERAL GOALS FOR THIS WEEK…..WITH THE FIRST BEING TO GET ALL THE GUIDANCE UP FOR BUSINESSES THAT START MAY
11…..
AND PHASE TWO OF RELAXING HEALTHCARE RESTRICTIONS…..



BRADD LOAN PROGRAM
05/04/20

THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT HAS STARTED A MICO-LOAN PROGRAM TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-
10…..

UTILIZING ITS EXISTING ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION REVOLVING LOAN FUND……THE BRADD BOARD OF DIRECTORS  EXECUTIVE
COUNCIL HAS APPROVED THE ALLOCATION OF 100-THOSUAND DOLLARS IN FUNDING TO BE SET ASIDE FOR MICRO-LOANS RANGING   FROM  FIVE-TO
25-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR MEETING SHORT-TEM WORKING CAPITAL NEEDS…..

THE LOAN APPLICATION  CAN BE FOUND ON LINE AT…..BRADD-DOT-ORG……OR CALL TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-23-81……



FEDERAL APPEALS COURT
05/04/20

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT ON SATURDAY DECLINED TO BLOCK GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S TEMPORARY BAN ON MASS GATHERINGS FROM
APPLYING TO “IN-PERSON” RELIGION SERVICES….

THE RULING CAME SOON AFTER MARYVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH ASKED THE SIXTH  U-S CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS FOR AN EMERGENCY ORDER
STOPPING BESHEAR’S MASS GATHERING BAN FROM BEING ENFORCED AGAINST RELIGIOU SERVICES…..

THE THREE JUDGE PANEL CLEARED  THE WAY FOR THE CHURCH TO HOLD  “DRIVE-IN” WORSHIP SERVICES WHILE ADHERING TO PUBLIC HEALTH
REQUIREMENTS…..

BESHEAR RECENTLY ANNOIUNCED THAT PLACES OF WORSHIP IN THE COMMONWEALTH WILL BE ABLE TO ONCE AGAIN HOLD “IN-PEOSN” SERVICES
STARTING MAY 20TH…….AS PART OF A BROADER PLAN TO GRADUALLY REOPEN KENUCKY’S ECONOMY…..



BARREN RIVER SEARCH
05/04/20

THE SEARCH FOR A MAN WHO JUMPED OFF THE COLLEGE STREET PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE……OVER BARREN  RIVER…..WAS CALLED OFF YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON DUE TO THE WEATHER….

REPORTEDLY TWO PEOPLE  JUMPED OFF THE BRIDGE FRIDAY AFTERNOON….ONE PERSON SWAM TO SHORE…..BUT THE OTHER PERSON NEVER
RESURFACED……



PLANE CRASH
05/04/20

THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION IS INVESTIGATING THE CRASH OF A         DE-HAVILLAND  BI-PLANE  AT THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN
COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT SATURDAY MORNING…..

THE PILOT WAS UNINJURED IN THE CRASH WHICH HAPPENED AT THE END OF RUNWAY-THREE…..



SPORTS
05/04/20

THE  NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE IS PLANNING TO PLAY A FULL SEASON…. THOUGH IT’S UNCERTAIN RIGHT NOW WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE….

AN  N-F-L SPOKESPERSON SAID THAT THE 20-20 SCHEUDLE WAS INTENED FOR RELASE AFTER THE DRAFT…..AND  IT’S PLANNED  FOR RELEASE  BY
THE END OF THIS WEEK….WITH THE KICK-OFF  GAME THURSDAY-SEPTEMBER 10TH AND CONCLUDING WITH THE SUPER BOWL ON  FEBRUARY-
SEVETH  IN TAMPA……

BUT THE LEAGUE IS PLANNING SEVERL CONTINGENCIES BECAUSE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..THAT COULD LEAD TO  EVERYTHING FROM
A DELAYED START TO A  LATE-WINTER SUPER BOWL……







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 18
05/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY TODAY….

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTCT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 18-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  SIX-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 12 IN QUARATINE AT HOME……



KY BUDGET SHORTFALL
05/01/20

A NEW REPORT FROM THE KENTUCKY BUDGET DIRECTOR’S OFFICE SHOWS A POTENTIAL GENERAL FUND REVENUE  SHORTFALL OF   319-TO-496
MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE 20-20 FISCAL YEAR THAT   ENDS JUNE 30TH….

WHILE GENERAL FUND REVENUE GROWTH WAS  THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT THROUGH THE FIRST  THREE QUARTERS OF THE FISCAL YEAR…..
FOURTH QUARTER GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS ARE ESTIMATED TO RANGE FROM 18-POINT-TWO TO 23-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT LESS THAT FOURTH
QUARTER RECEIPTS IN FISCAL YEAR 20-19…..

GENERAL FUND REVENUES IN THE FIRST HALF OF FISCAL YEAR -21 ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO FALL ANOTHER 10-POINT-FIVE TO 17-POINT-TWO
PERCENT……

THE ROAD FUND REVENUE  SHORTFALL IS PROJECT TO RANGE  FROM   116-TO-195 MILLION DOLLARS…..REFLECTING A  SEVEN-POINT-FIVE TO 12-
POINT-FIVE PERCENT  REVENUE SHORTFALL COMPARED TO THE OFFCIAL ESTIMATE…..AS ROAD FUND RECEIPTS ARE ESTIMATED TO RANGE FROM  
36-POINT-EIGHT TO 55-POINT-TWO PERENT LESS THAN THE PRIOR YEAR……



CORONA UPDATE
05/01/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE 174 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 AND FIVE
MORE DEATHS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….BRINGING  THE TOTAL CASES TO FOUR-THOUSAND-708 AND 240 DEATHS SINCE THE START OF THE
PANDEMIC……

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD WITH 74 FACILITIES ACCOUNTING FOR JUST OVER HALF OF THE DEATHS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….

YESTERDAY…..LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES REPORTED  24-NEW CASES   AMONG RESIDENTS…..FIVE STAFF MEMBERS….AND TWO RESIDENTS  
DIED…..
THAT BRINGS THOSE TOTALS TO 727 RESIDENTS…..307 STAFF….AND 122 DEATHS…. 121 OF WHICH WERE RESIDENTS……



UNEMPLOYMENT
05/01/20

NEARLY 91-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS APPLIED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS LAST WEEK…..WHICH WAS ACTUALLY DOWN 13-THOUSAND  FROM
THE PRIOR WEEK…..
AS THE RANKS OF LAID-OFF KENTUCKY WORKERS SEEKING JOBLESS ASSISANCE  IN THE PAST SIX-WEEKS HAS SWELLED TO NEARLY  600-
THOUSAND…..WHICH IS ABOUT  30-PERCENT  OF  THE COMMONWEALTH’S CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE……



NEW JUSTICE
05/02/20

J-CHRISTOPHER MCNEILL WILL BE SWORN IN TODAY AS THE NEWEST KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE…..

MCNEILL WAS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR TO SERVE THE FIRST  APPELLATE DISTRICT…..DIVISION  ONE…..WHICH INCLUDES ALLEN….BUTLER…..
LOGAN…. SIMPSON…..AND TODD COUNTIES…..

MCNEILL SUCCEEDS JUSTICE CHRISTOPHER  NICKELL WHO WAS ELECTED  TO THE SUPREME COURT IN NOVEMBER…………



SOUTH WARREN TESTING
05/02/20

REGISTRATION IS BACK OPEN FOR  DRIVE-THRU…..CORONA VIRUS TESTING AT SOUTH WARREN HIGH SCHOOL NEXT WEEK…..

HOWEVER…..TO BE TESTED….YOU MUST GO ON-LINE TO THE  “KROGER HEALTH WEBSITE” TO REGISTER FOR A TIME SLOT……

ANYONE NEEDING HELP TO PRE-REGISTER ON-LINE  CAN CALL…..EIGHT-EIGHT-EIGHT-EIGHT-FIVE-TWO-25-67…….



SPORTS
05/01/20

THIS YEAR’S LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES HAS BEEN CANCELLED…..AS OFFICIALS SAID IT WOULD  BE IMPOSSIBLE TO HOLD THE EVENT AMID ON-
GOING RESTRICTIONS ON LARGE GATHERINGS  AND TRAVEL…..

THE LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES HAS BEEN HELD EVERY AUGUST SINCE 1947…… AND HAD NEVER BEEN CANCELED BEFORE……







KENTUCKY REOPENING
04/30/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..YESTERDAY….. UNVEILED THE MOST SPECIFIC TIMELINE YET FOR REOPENING KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY……
THE FIRST PHASE BEGINS MAY 11TH WITH MANUFACTURING….CONSTRUCTION…. VEHICLE AND BOAT DEALERSHIPS….. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
WITH 50-PEECENT CAPACITY…..HORSE RACING WITH NO FANS AND PET GROOMING AND BOARDING…..
PHASE ONE CONTINEUS MAY 20TH WITH RETAIL BUSINESSES REOPENING  AND HOUSES  OF WORSHIP  MAY RESUME “IN-PERSON” SERVICES”  WITH
A LIMITED CAPACITY…..
PHASE ONE CONCLUDES ON MAY 25TH BY ALLOWING 10-PERSON SOCIAL GATHERINGS…..BARBERS…..SALONS….COSMETOLOTY BUSINESSES AND
SIMILAR SERVICES TO REOPEN…..
THE GOVERNOR DID SAY ALL ASPECTS OF PHASE ONE ARE “SUBJECT TO PAUSE”…..

RESTAURANTS…..DAYCARES….PUBLIC POOLS….AND SUMMER CAMPS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN PHASE ONE…..ALTHOUGH THE GOVERNOR DID SAY
THEY ARE WORKING TO SEE OF DAYCARES WILL OPEN SOMETIME IN JUNE…..

AND NO TIMETABLE WAS GIVEN AS TO WHEN THE SECOND PHASE WILL BEGIN……



HEALTHY AT HOME
04/30/20

A NEW STUDY RELEASED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY INDICATES GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S…….”HEALTHY AT HOME” SOCIAL DISTANCING
EFFORTS…..HAVE HAS A MAJOR EFFECT ON REDUCING THE NUMBER OF CORONA-VIRUS CASES IN KENTUCKY…..

ACCORDING TO THE STUDY……CONFIRMED    COVID-19 CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH WOULD HAVE REACHED NEARLY  45-THOUSAND  BY APRIL
25TH  WITHOUT ANY  IMPOSED SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES…..RATHER THAN THE  43-HUNDRED-75 AS OF APRIL 28TH……

IN OTHER WORDS…..THE RESTRICTIONS HAVE PREVENTED MORE THAN 90-PERCENT OF CONFIRMED CASES THAT WOULD HAVE OTHERWISE
OCCURRED…….AND HAVE SAVED APPROXIMATELY TWO-THOUSAND LIVES……



CORONA UPDATE
04/30/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY….GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED   184-NEW CASES OF  COVID-19 IN THE
COMMONWWELTH….. ALONG WITH 10-MORE DEATHS……

THAT BRINGS THE PANDEMIC TOTLS TO AT LEAST  FOUR-THOUSAND-539 CASES AND 235 DEATHS……

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES…..SUCH AS NURSING HOMES…..CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD BY THE CORONA-VIRUS…..AS THERE HAVE NOW BEEN  703
CASES INVOLVING RESIDENTS…..302-STAFF CASES…..AND 119 RESIDENT DEATHS….ALONG WITH ONE STAFF MEMBER WHO DIED FROM THE
DISEASE…..



DAVIS
04/30/20

59 YEAR OLD DARLENE KAY DAVIS OF FRANKLIN…..AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..DIED TUESDAY AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON NURSING AND
REHAB….. THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICES AS CREMATION WAS CHOSEN……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND BRADLEY LINDQUIST OF SCOTTSVILLE…….A BROTHER; RANDY MCINTOSH…..A
SISTER; MARSHA  MURPHY…..TWO STEP-SISTERS; DONNA MCCOMICK  AND JEWELL SULLIVAN…..AND AN ADOPTED  SISTER; DEBBIE CHAPMAN ALL OF
INDIANA…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



HURT
04/30/20

95 YEAR OLD REV. CECIL HURT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE
HELD TOMORROW (FRI) AT MT. UNION GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONSS TO ST.
JUDE’S…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  DON OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ROGER AND WAYNETTE OF OHIO…..A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ANN
DURRETT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; MARIE LAWSON OF WASHINGTON…..TWO HALF-BROTHERS;  DENVER AND DAVID HURT BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A HALF-SISTER; GLADA HASTINGS AND HUSBAND; ALBERT OF TENNESSEE……SIX GRANDCHILDREN, FIVE GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN  AND A GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/30/20

THE “BASEBALL HALL OF FAME”  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT HAS CANCELED THE  JULY 26TH INDUCTION CEREMONY BECAUSE OF THE
CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC……

INSTEAD  .THE CLASS WILL BE INCLUDED IN NEXT YEAR’S INDUCTION FESTIVIES….. ON  JULY 25TH…..ALONG WITH ANY ADDITIONAL  NEW CHOICES…..







CORONA UPDATE
04/29/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 29-NEW CASES IN WARREN COUNTY…..PLACING  
BOWLING IN THE TOP-10 LOCATIONS FOR CORONA-VIRUS GROWTH…..

THE GOVERNOR ANNOUNCED A TOTAL OF 230-NEW CASSES YESTERDAY….. BRINGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S  TOTAL TO FOUR-THOUSAND-375
CASES…..        12-MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED MAKING   224 SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN……

METCALFE AND OWEN COUNTIES HAD THEIR FIRST CASES REPORTED……MEANING THE NUMBER OF COUNTIES WITHOUT A CASE   IS NOW EIGHT…..

LONG-TERM CARE  FACILITIES  CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD WITH 65-NEW CASES AMONG RESIDENTS…….10-STAFF MEMBERS…..AND THREE
DEATHS……  



CHURCH BAN
04/29/20

DURING A PRESS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY…..KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON CALLED UPON GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR TO
REOPEN CHURCHS TO “IN-PERSON” SERVICES OR FACE LEGAL ACTION…..

CAMERON SAID HE SEES THE BAN AS A VIOLATON OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT…..AS IT PERTAINS TO FREEDOM OF RELIGION…..CAMERON WENT ON
THE SAY THAT HE WASN’T ADVOCATING FOR AN IMMEDIATE RESUPMTION OF “IN-PERSON”  SERVICES….AND HE FELT RELIGION LEADERS WOULD
FOLLOW GUIDANCE FROM HEALTH EXPERTS…..

ON MARCH 19TH…..BESHEAR ISSUED AN ORDER BANNING ALL MASS GATHERINGS  IN AN EFFORT TO HALT THE SPREAD OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..



FISCAL COURT
04/29/30

ALLEN FISCAL COURT  HELD  A…..VIRTUAL “SKYPE” MEETING LAST NIGHT…..AND APPROVED USING AN  88-THOUSAND-500 DOLLAR HOMELAND
SECURITY GRANT TO  PURCHASE NEW REPEATERS FOR THE NINE-ONE-ONE SYSTEM……

THE COURT ALSO APPROVED A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT JUST OVER  ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN MUNICIPAL ROAD AID FUNDS FROM THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTATON CABINET……



MITCHELL
04/29/20
06:05AM

41 YEAR OLD BRIAN MICHAEL MITCHELL OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE
HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; HUNTER AND AUSTIN BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO DAUGHTERS; ALLY AND ASHTON MITCHELL BOTH OF
TENNESSEE…..HIS FATHER; MIKE MITCHELL AND WIFE; BLANCA OF SCOTTSVILLE……HIS MOTHER; BOBBIE CALDWELL AND HUSBAND BILLY OF
ADOLPHUS…..AND A SISTER; HEATHER CENTERS OF SCOTTSVILLE………..



STEPHENS
04/29/20

52 YEAR OLD ANGELA LEIGH STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT CENTENNIAL MEDICAL CENTER…..PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
HELD AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND IN LIEU OF FLOWER…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATONS TO HOPE LODGE IN
NASHVILLE…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RICKY STEPHENS…..A SON; CODY OF BOWLING GREEN…..HER FATHER; JAMES COOK AND WIFE SANDY OF
BOWLING GREEN…..HER MOTHER; MARCELLA PERKINS  OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CINDY AND NATHAN FARLEY OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JENNIFER AND TODD MISENER OF OKLAHOMA…..AND A STEP-BROTHER AND STEP-SISTER-IN-LAW; MICHAEL AND KATHY LYLE OF
BOWLING GREEN….A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…….



SPORTS
04/29/20

THE  20-20 MIDWEST ALL-STAR GAME…..THAT WAS TO HAVE BEEN PLAYED AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK….HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO  COVID-
19…..

BOWLING GEEN WILL HOST THE EVENT IN JUNE OF NEXT YEAR……AND ANY TICKET PURCHASED  FOR  THIS YEAR’S ALL-STAR GAME AND ITS
RELATED EVENTS….WILL BE HONORED IN  20-21….

THE HOT RODS ARE ALSO OFFERING A REFUND OPTION……







ALLEN COUNTY COVID 13TH CASE
04/28/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION RREQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NECT 24-
HOURS……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW  HAS A TOTAL OF 13-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE   START OF THE   COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENTLY…..FIVE CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING EIGHT IN QUARANTINE AT HOME……



CORONA UPDATE
04/28/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……
GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUCNED  87-NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY…..ALONG WITH FIVE ADDITIONAL DEATHS…..THE
COMMONWALTH HAS NOW SEEN AT LEAST FOUR-THOUSAND-146  CASES AND 213 DEATHS….

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES…..SUCH AS  NURSING HOMES….CONTINUE TO BE DEAVASTATED BY THE VIRUS……NINE NEW CASES INVOLVING
RESIDENTS  WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..FOUR TO STAFF MEMBERS…..AND THREE RESIDENT DEATHS…..

BESHEAR ALSO SAID ALL OUTSTANDIG UNEMPLOYMENT  CLAIMS…..FILED  IN MARCH….. WILL BE PROCESSED  BY THE END OF THE WEEK…….



HEALTH CARE REOPENING
04/28/20

SPEAKING AT GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S DAILY CORONA-VIRU BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISSIOER DR. STEVEN STACK
ANNOUNCED THE SCHEDULE FOR PHASED HEALTHCARE REOPENING IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

PHASE ONE WHICH STARTED YESTERDAY…..ALLOWS  FOR ALL OUTPATIENT SERVICES…..
PHASE TWO WILL BEGIN MAY SIXTH AND WILL ALLOW OUTPATIENT SURGERY……
PHASE THREE BEGINS MAY 13TH…..WITH SOME IN-PATIENT SURGERIES RESUMING……
AND A LARGER NUMBER OF IN-PATIENT SURGERIES WILL BE ALLOWED DURING PHASE FOUR….WHICH STARTS MAY 27TH…..

GOVERNOR BESHEAR ALSO ANNOUNCED THE GRADUAL REOPENING OF BUSINESSES STARTING MAY 11TH…….WHEN IT WILL BE MANDATORY FOR
EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS TO WEAR MASKS AT BUSINESSES….
AND THE GOVERNOR SAID  ALL KENTUCKIANS SHOULD BEGINNING WEARING MASKES BEFORE   MAY 11TH…….



US ATTORNEY
04/28/20

THE SECOND FULL-TIME ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY…..ASSIGNED TO THE NEWLY STAFFED BOWLING GREEN OFFICE…..WAS SWORN IN
YESTERDAY…..

WARREN COUNTY NATIVE MARK  YURCHISIN  JOINS BRANCH CHIEF…..MADISON SEWELL……WHO IS THE FIRST EVER…..FULL-TIME ASSISTANT  
UNITED STATED ATTORNEY BASED IN BOWLING GREEN…..



FISCAL COURT
04/28/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT WILL MEET TONIHT…..AT SIX…..WITH A CIRTUAL MEETING ON SKYPE…….

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN THE MEETING……CONTACT THE JUDGE EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE FOR ACCESS SET-UP…….



WEST
04/28/20

74 YEAR OLD WILMA DEE WEST OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT COMMONWEALTH REGIONAL SPECIALITY HOSPITAL……PRIVATE GRAVESIDE
SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..AND A  “DRIVE-THRU”  WILL BE HELD FROM ONE TO TWO THIS AFTERNOON AT
GOAD FUNERAL HOME……AND IT’S ASKED THAT YOU REMAIN IN YOUR VEHICLES….
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO HIGHLAND GENERAL BAPTIST VHUECH…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JUNIOR AND PAT BRAY OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GLEN AND PAM WEST OF BOWLING GREEN…..
A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KIM ND TIMMY DUKE OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; PAM AND DONALD CARMON
AND LISA AILOR ALL OF TENNESSEE…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BUCK AND KAREN CORNWELL AND MIKEY CORNWELL…….AND A
SISTER; PANSY POWELL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TILLEY
04/28/20

70 YEAR OLD RALPH EUGENE TILLEY DIED THURSDAY AT SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER……PRIVATE SERVICES AND BURIAL AT CRESCENT
HILL CEMETERY WILL BE HELD….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; KIM TILLEY…..AND STEP-DAUGHTER; TIFFANY WILLIS BOTH OF TENNESSEE…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/28/20

ONE PROFESSIONAL SPORT WAS BACK IN BUSINESS  LAST WEEK-END….AS THE PROFESIONAL  BULL RIDERS TOUR  HELD AN EVENT IN GUTHRIE-
OKLAHOMA…..AS TOP BULL RIDERS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY COMPETED IN FRONT OF EMPTY STANDS…...BUT FOR A TELEVISION AUDIENCE…..
AND THEY MAY HAVE SET THE TEMPLATE FOR ALL OTHER MAJOR SPORTS TO  FOLLOW….







CORONA UPDATE
04/27/20

KENTUCKY NOW  HAS MORE THAN FOUR-THOUSAND CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS….. GOVENOR ANDY BESHEAR MADE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT DURING
HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..

THE GOVERNOR  SAID THERE WERE  202 NEW CASES……MAKING THE TOTAL FOUR-THOUSAND-74……THREE MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO
REPORTED…..THE LOWEST NUMBER IN SEVERAL DAYS……BRINGING  THAT TOTAL TO 208……

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES…..SUCH AS NURSING HOMES….HAD ONE OF THE LOWEST NUMBERS OF NEW CASES FOR SEVERAL DAYS
YESTERDAY….. WITH EIGHT NEW CASES AMONG RESIDENTS…..SEVEN  STAFF MAMBERS….AND ONE NEW DEATH….
BESHEAR DID NOTE PART OF THE REASON FOR LOWER NUMBERS  IS THAT SOME LABS DON’T REPORT ON SUNDAYS……



HEALTH REOPENING
04/27/20

THE COMMONWEALTH IS PARTIALLY LIFTING SOME OF THE CORONA-VIRUS RESTRCTIONS ON HEALTH CARE TODAY……AS REGUALR MEDICAL
SERVICES IN CEATAIN SETTING WILL RESUME TODAY IN HEALTHCARE CLINICS AND MEDICAL OFFICES……

SOME OF THE SERVICES RESUMING ARE OUTPATIENT HOSPITAL SERVICES….. PHYSICAL THERAPPY AND CHIROPRATIC SERVICES…..AND
OPTOMETRISTS AND DENTAL OFFICES……

TRADITIONAL WAITING ROOMS WILL BE ELIMINATED IN FAVOR OF ALTERNATIVES SUCHH AS A PARKING LOT LOBBY WHERE YOU WAIT IN YOUR
VEHICLE FOR A TEXT MESSAGE TELLING YOU TO COME IN…..AND MAINTAINING SOCIAL DISTANCING…..

PROVIDERS AND STAFF WILL HAVE TO WEAT MASKS…..AND ALL OTHERS ENTERING THE FACILITIES WILL ALSO HAVE TO WEAR MASKS…..WHICH
LIKELY HAVE TO BE PROVIDED BY THE OFFICE……



TESTING SITES
04/27/20

11-DRIVE THRU TESTING SITES…..FOR ANY ONE…..WILL BE OPEN IN THE COMMONWEALTH THIS WEEK…..INCLUDING ONE AT SOUTHWARREN HIGH
SCHOL…..


THE SOUTH WARREN SITE WAS TO HAVE PROVIDED TESTS TUESDAY THRU THURSDAY……WITH OFFICIALS HOPING TO TEST 300 PEOPLE A DAY……

THAT TESTING SITE   AT SOUTH WARREN HAS BEEN EXTENDED THRU FRIDAY AND INTO NEXT WEEK……AS ALL TESTING APPOINTMENTS FOR THIS
WEEK ARE FULL……




SPORTS
04/27/20

APPARENTLY THIS WEEK END’S……N-F-L DRAFT  WAS A HIT ON TELEVISION…..AS  IT AVERAGED A RECORD EIGHT-POINT-FOUR MILLION VIEWERS
OVER THE THREE DAYS…..BEATING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF  SIX-POINT-TWO MILLION SET LAST YEAR…..

THE  DRAFT WAS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT LIVE SPORTING EVENT SINCE THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC GROUND EVERYTHING  TO A HALT……







ALLEN COUNTY NINTH CASE
04/24/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERONS
WHO MAY HAV BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT  24-
HOURS……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF NINE-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…….
CURRENTLY FOUR CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE….. WITH THE REMAINING FIVE IN QUARATINE AT HOME……



ALLEN  MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT
04/24/20

THE CORONA-VIRUS HAD A BIG EFFECT ON ALLEN COUNTY’S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN MARCH…..ACCORDING TO THE  KENTUCKY CENTER FOR
STATISTICS…...AS THE JOBLESS RATE  ROSE FROM  THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN FEBRUARY…..TO FIVE-POINT-THREE   PERCENT IN
MARCH……AND THIS MARCH’S  UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE  FOUR-POINT-FIVE  PERCENT  RECORDED IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…….JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM FIVE-POINT THREE PERCENT   IN ALLEN, LOGAN AND
WARREN COUNTIES…..TO SEVEN-POINT-FOUR PERCENT   IN HART COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH……UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ROSE  IN  117-COUNTIES…..FELL IN ONE…..AND STAYED THE SAME IN TWO…..
OLDHAM COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 18-POINT-ONE PERCENT……







TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUNDS
04/23/20

ACCORDING TO ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON…..KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED ALMOST 113-MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE ANNUAL  
SETTLEMENT PAYMENT FROM THE TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT  AGREEMENT…..

THE FUNDS SUPPORT IMPORTANT PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……INCLUDING AGRICULTURAL  DIVERSIFICATION INITIATIVES…..
AND HEALTH AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS…..

SINCE BEING SIGNED   IN 1998…..KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED MORE THAN TWO-POINT-TWO BILLION DOLLARS FROM TOBACCO
MANUFACTURERS……WHO AGREED TO CONTINUING MAKING PAYMENTS AS LONG AS THE PARTICIPATING MANUFACTURERS SELL CIGARETTES….



CRIME STOPPERES
04/23/20

SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS IS SEEKING YOUR  HELP IN FINDING AN ALLEN COUNTY WOMAN WHOSE BEEN MISSING SINCE  TWO-
TOUSAND….

23 YEAR OLD PEGGY SUE ASHLEY WAS LAST SEEN AT TWO O’CLOCK IN THE MORNING….ON JULY  29TH….TWO-THOUSAND….GETTING INTO A TRUCK
AT THE   A-O SMITH PLANT……

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE AND THE F-B-I HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING LEADS SINCE THEN….. AND DO HAVE A PERSON OF INTEREST…..HOWEVER…..ANY
DETAILS THAT SOMEONE MAY KNOW COULD ASSIST IN A  RESOLUTION OF THE CASE…..

CONTACT  CRIME STOPPERS AT….SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE CLUE…..OR EIGHT-SIX-SIX-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-CLUE…… OR ONLINE AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE-
DOT-COM……  



CITY COUNCIL
04/23/20

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING……IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING THIS AFTERNOON AT ONE….FOR
COMMENTS AND DISCUSSION  TO NAME THE NEW BRIDGE IN SCOTTSVILLE OVER BAYS FORK CREEK ON OLD GALLATIN ROAD IN HONOR OF FORMER
MAYOR ROB CLINE…..

ANY PERSON WANTIN TO PARTICPE IN THE MEETING WILL NEED TO LOG-ON TO THE “ZOOM MEETING” I-D….878-624-0890……WITH PASSWORD:  
511362……..



CORONA UPDATE
04/23/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT AN EXPANDED TESTING PROGRAM FOR THE CORONA-VIRUS WILL BE AVAILABLE
STARTING MONDAY……
AND SOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES WILL BEGIN AGAIN AT HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CARE CLINICS…..

BEGINNING MONDAY……IN-PERSON DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY…..NON-URGENT EMERGENT CARE……PRE-ANESTHESIA TESTING…..AND AMBULATORY
VISITS WILL BE ALLOW…..

NEW  DRIVE-THRU TESTING SITES WILL OPEN NEXT WEEK…. INCLUDING ONE AT SOUTH WARREN HIGH SCHOOL……AND THE EXPANDED TESTING
PROGRAM WILL BE AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ANNOUCNED 196 NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS AND 14-MORE DEATHS…..BRINGING THE TOTALS TO 33-HUNDRED-73  AND 185-
RESPECTIVELY……



VIRUS DRUG
04/23/20

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE RESEARCHERS SAY THEY HAVE DEVELOPED A TECHNOLOGY THAT IS BELIEVED TO BLOCK THE CORONA-VIRUS FROM
INFECTING HUMAN CELLS….

U-OF-L  IS SEEKING TO FAST-TRACK DEVELOPMENT……INCLUDING APPLICATION TO THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR APPROVAL TO
START TREATING PATIENTS SERIOUSLY AFFECTED WITH  COVID-19…….



SPORTS
04/23/20

THE N-F-L  DRAFT BEGINS TODAY AND RUNS THRU SATURDAY…..AND FOR THE FIRST TIME THE DRAFT WILL BE HELD IN A COMPLETELY VIRTUAL
FORMAT DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

THIS YEAR’S EVENT WAS ORIGINALLY SSET TO TAKE PLACE  IN LAS VEGAS….BUT THE LEAGUE WAS FORCED TO SHIFT ITS PLAN……AND ALL   32-
TEAMS WILL BE OPERATING  FROM THEIR HOMES…….







VOTER REGISTRATION
04/22/20

KENTUCKY VOTER REGISTRATON SAW AN INCREASE OF JUST OVER 500 IN MARCH…..AND WITH COUNTY CLERKS OFFICES CLOSED TO  “IN-PERSON”  
VISITS….. SECRETRY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS IS URGING PEOPLE TO REGISTER ONLINE AND HAS EXTENDED THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE TO
MAY 26TH…..

MAY 26TH WAS THE ORIGINAL DATE FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION……BUT GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR  ON THE   RECOMMENDATION  OF ADAMS…..
MOVED THE PRIMARY ELECTION TO   JUNE 23RD  WHICH IS PERMISSIABLE UNDER KENTUCKY LAW…..

AS OF MARCH 31ST …..THERE WERE  THREE-POINT-FOUR MILLION REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THE COMMONWEALTH….WHICH WAS  A  “POINT-ZERO-
ONE”  PERCENT INCREASE FROM  FEBRUARY  29TH……..



NKU FREEZES TUTITION
04/22/20

WHILE SOME UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES IN THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE ANNOUNCED SPENDING CUTS AND LAYOFFS……YESTERDAY…..
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERISTY SAID THEY WILL HAVE A TUITION FREEZE FOR THE FALL      20-20  AND SPRING 20-21 SEMESTERS…..

UNDERGRADUATE….IN-STATE TUITION….WILL REMAIN  T AT 413-DOLLARS PER CREDIT HOUR…. TOTALING 99-HUNDRED-12 DOLLARS  ANNUALLY
FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS……

IN ADDITION TO FREEZING TUITION…….THE UNIVERSITY WILL ALSO KEEP PARKING FEES ON CAMPUS AT THE SAME RATE…….



ALLEN COUNTY EIGHTH CASE
04/22/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL…..AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24
HOURS……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS A TOTAL OF EIGHT CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..

PATIENTS ONE THRU FOUR ARE  OUT OF QUARANTINE AND DOING WELL…..
ONE PATIENT IS OUT OF THE HOSPITAL  AND IN HOME QUARANTINE….
AND THREE PATIENTS REMAIN IN HOME QUARANTINE…….



CORONA UPDATE
04/22/20

KENTUCKY RECORDED ITS HIGHEST  ONE-DAY DEATH TOLL FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY……BUT GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID
DESPITE  A SPIKE IN CASES AND DEATHS…..IT LOOKS LIKE THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS “LIKELY PLATEAUED……

BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 177-NEW CASES AND 17-MORE DEATHES…..BRINGING THE TOTALS   TO 31-HUNDRED-92  AND 171-RESPECTIVELY……..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ANNOUNCED THE LAUCNCH  OF……HEALTHY AT WORK…..A NEW INITIATIVE TO HELP KENUCKY BUSINESSES REOPEN
SAFELY…..

“HEALTHY AT WORK……IS A PHASED APPROACH TO REOPENING THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY……AND IS BASED ON CRITERIA SET BY PUBLIC
HEALTH EXPERTS AND ADVICE FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS……



BURNETTE
04/22/20

64 YEAR OLD DAVID EARL BURNETTE OF LEBANON DIED SUNDAY AT SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER…..A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL
BE HELD AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..WITH A CELEBRATION OF LIFE TO BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE
THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE BRIDGE MINISTRY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS; KENNETH AND RACHEL BURNETTE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; DOUG OF LOUISANA…..AND A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; SHELLY AND BILLY PHILLIPS OF FLORIDA……



SPORTS
04/22/20

ON THE HEELS OF THE CLOSE OF ALL KENTUCKY SCHOOLS TO  “IN-PERSON” INSTRUCTION FOR THE REST OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR…..

YESTERDAY…..THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION BOARD OF CONTROL APPROVED A RECOMMENDATON FROM COMMISSIONER
JULIAN TACKETT THAT THE  20-20 STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS WILL NOT BE RESUMED…..AND ALL SPRING SPORTS  PRACTICES AND
TOURNAMENTS  BE CANELLED   FOR THE      20-19-20 SCHOOL YEAR……







ALLEN 2019 UNEMPLOYMENT
04/21/20

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…….THE YEARLY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM THREE-POINT-
EIGHT PERCENT IN TWENTY-18……TO FOUR-POINT-TWO  PERCENT IN TWENTY-19……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LAST YEAR…..JOBLES RATES RANGED  FROM THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT  IN METCALFE AND
WARREN COUNTIES…..TO FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  FELL IN 62 COUNTIES…..ROSE  IN 39….. AND REMAINED THE  SAME IN 19…….
WOODFORD COUNTY HAS THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE   AT THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT……
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED KENTUCKY’S HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 11-PERCENT.......



CORONA VIRUS
04/21/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 102  NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY….
BUT ADDED THAT NUMBER IS “ARTIFICIALLY” LOW SINCE MANY LABS ARE CLOSED ON SUNDAY….. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CONFIRMED CASES IN THE
COMMONWEALTH NOW TOTALS THREE-THOUSNAD-50…..
THE GOVERNOR ALSO ANNOUNCED SIX MORE DEATHS…..BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO 154……AND  ALSO SAID THERE WILL BE A WREATH LAYING
CEREMONY IN THE CAPITAL ROTONDA TODAY……BY TH STATE POLICE HONOR GUARD…..TO HONOR THOSE KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE DIED FROM
THE VIRUS….



SCHOOL BOARD
04/21/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEET ON “ZOOM” LAST NIGHT….AND SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS HAMBY TALKED ABOUT THE
COMMONWEALTH’S DECISION THAT THERE WILL BE NO MONE “IN-PERSON” CLASSROOM INSTRUCITON FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR……

KENTUCKY REQUIRES 22 CREDITS TO GRADUATION AND ALLEN COUNTY REQUIRES 27…..THE BOARD APPROVED WAIVING GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS TO REDUCE  THE NUMBER OF CREDITS REQUIRED TO 25…..

THE SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR THIS YEAR WAS AMENDED TO MAKE MAY 12TH THE FINAL DAY OF INSTRUCTION FOR STUDENTS SINCE THE REQUIRED
NUMBER OF HOURS OF INSTRUCTION WILL BE MET ON THAT DATE…..
A CHANGE IN THE PAYROLL SCHEDULE WAS ALSO APPROVED TO MOVE TO  TWO-PAY-PERIODS A MONTH……BEGINNING NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…..
AND THE BOARD WAS INFORMED THAT SINCE THE STUDENTS HAVE BEEN OUT…..THE DISTRICT HAS SERVED 122-THOUSAND-545 MEALS……..



WESTERN GRADUATION
04/21/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT DEGREE CONFERRAL WILL TAKE PLACE  “VIRTUALLY”  IN MAY TO ALLOW SENIORS TO
GRADUATE ON TIME…..

THE CLASS OFF 20-20 WILL THEN COME BACK TO WESTERN FOR COMMENCEMENT ACTIVITIES TO BE HELD THIS FALL…..WHICH ARE TENTATIVE
PLANNED FOR THE WEEK-END OF SEPTEMBER 19TH……WHICH IS ALSO PARENT AND FAMILY WEEK-END ON THE HILL…..

GRADUATES CAN ALSO CHOOSE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DECEMBER 20-20 AND MAY 20-21 CEREMONIES………..



SPORTS
04/21/20

THERE MAY NOT BE ANY GAMES ON THE FIELD…..BUT THE BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS ARE BRINGING  “BASEBALL”  TO FANS WITH THE HELP OT
“TWITCH”…..WHICH IS A STREAMING SERVICE THAT ALLOWS VIDEO GAME PLAYERS TO LIVE STREAM THEIR GAMEPLAY FOR OTHERS TO VIEW…..  







CORONA UPDATE
04/20/20

KENTUCKY HAD IT HIGHEST SINGLE DAY NUMBER OF CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS REPORTED YESTERDAY  WITH 293……BRINGING THE TOTAL TO
AT LEAST 29-HUNDRED-60…….AND GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ALSO REPORTED FOUR MORE DEATHS……BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO 148……

THE GOVERNOR SAID THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS  EVER HOSPITALIZED DUE TO THE VIRUS IS  ONE-THOUSAND-11….WITH THE CURRENT FIGURE
AT 265…..
THE TOTAL NUMBER OF RECOVERED NOW STANDS AT  11-HUNDRED-22…..

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES…..SUCH AS NURSING HOMES……CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD WITH 46  NEW CASES YESTERDAY……



REOPENING
04/20/20

FRIDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DISCUSSED HIS SEVEN BENCHMARKS THAT THE COMMONWEALTH MUST MEET IN ORDER TO START
REOPENING KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY…..WHILE KEEPING KENTUCKIANS SAFE FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

THE GOVERNOR’S PLAN REFLECTS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ANNOUNCED BY THE WHITE HOUSE  THURSDAY…..INCLUDING INCREASED
TESTING  AND  A 14-DAY DECREASE IN CASES  OF THE CORONA-VIRUE AS A THRESHOLD TO BEGIN OPENING BUSINESSES BACK UP…..



SUIT DENIED
04/20/20

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS DENIED A KENTUCKY CHURCH’S BID TO BLOCK ENFORCEMENT OF THE GOVERNOR’S RESTRICTIONS ON FAITH-BASED
GATERINGS DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

DISRICT JUDGE DAVID HALE REJECTED A MOTION FOR A RESTRAINING ORDER  SOUGHT BY MARYVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH NEAR LOUISVILLE…..

THE CHURCH ARGUED THE ORDER INFRINGED ON THE CONGREGATION’S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS…..
BUT HALE RULED  THE GOVERNOR’S ORDER BANS ALL MASS GATHERINGS AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST RELIGION…..HALE ALSO NOTED
THAT OTHER FORMS OF GROUP WORSHIP ARE PERMITTED…..INCLUDING DRIVE-IN AND ONLINE SERVICES……



SCHNEIDER
04/20/20

86 YEAR OLD ALDENE HEIBERT SCHNEIDER OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED FRIDAY AT N-H-C HEALTH CARE IN GLASGOW……THERE WILL BE A PRIVATE
FUNERAL SERVICE WITH BURIAL IN FLORIDA……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; RITA AND GREG EICHER OF FOUNTAIN RUN AND JAN AND RANDY DIRKS OF SOUTH
CAROLINA….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LA;W JOYCE AND VIRGIL FUNK OF KANSAS….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RON AND MARILYN
HEIBERT OF KANSAS…….11 GRANDCHILDREN AND 16 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/20/20

IN A CONFERENCE CALL WITH VICE-PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE…..THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE NATION’S MAJOR FOOTBALL CONFERENCES
STRESSED THAT COLLEGE SPORTS CANNOT RETURN FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS SHUTDOWN  UNTIL CAMPUSES HAVE REOPENED……

THE 10 COMMISSIONERS…..ALONG WITH THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR OF   NOTRE DAME….. COMPRIZE THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF MANAGEMENT
COMMITTEE……







NON-PROFITS  HIT
04/17/20

IT ISN’T JUST BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE STRUGGLING FINANCIALLY RIGHT NOW…..AS NONPROFITS TRYING TO ACCOMPLISH GOOD
THINGS FOR PEOPLE ARE ALSO FARING POORLY…..

THE KENTUCKY NONPROFIT NETWORK SAYS 92-PERCENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S  NONPROFITS ARE ALREADY EXPERIENCING DISRUPTIONS IN
PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DUE TO COVID-19…….



SPORTS
04/17/20

THE P-G-A  TOUR LAID  OUT AN AMBITIOUS PLAN YESTERDAY TO RESUME ITS SEASON IN THE SECOND WEEK OF JUNE……BUT FANS WILL BE KEPT
AWAY FOR AT LEAST A MONTH……

THE TOUR  WILL BEGIN  JUNE EIGHTH THRU 14TH  WITH THE CHARLES SCHWAB CHALLENGE   IN FORTH WORTH-TEXAS……HOWEVER…..THE
RETURN DEPENDS ON GOLF GETTING THE “GREEN LIGHT”  FROM GOVERNMENT AND HEALTH OFFICIALS….

GOLF IS THE FIRST SPORT TO ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR A RESTART……AS IT IS DIFFERENT FROM OTHER SPORTS……AS THEY PLAY OUTSIDE OVER
SOME 400-ACRES……






COMER
04/16/20

JOIN US TOMORROW MORNING....FRIDAY  AT SEVEN-35…..AS FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER WILL BE JOINING US VIA TELEPHONE….
TO DISCUSS THE CORONA-VIRUS AND OTHER TOPICS…..



CORONA UPDATE
04/16/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S NIGHTLY CORONA BRIEFING WAS NEARLY DROWNED OUT LAST NIGHT BY  PROTESTERS WANTING TO “REOPEN
KENTUCKY” NOW……

THE GOVERNOR REPORTED 88-NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS   AND SEVEN MORE DETHS……WHICH RAISED KENTUCKY’S  DEATH TOLL TO 122……

BESHEAR SAID THE COMMONWEALTH IS MOVING TO A NEW SYSTEM OF TRACKING CASES……SO ALTHOUGH THEY REPORTED 88-NEW
CASES……BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 22-HUNDRED-91…….THERE WILL LIKELY BE ANOTHER 50 ADDED TO THE LIST…….



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
04/16/20

ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION YESTERDAY….. LAWMAKERS OVERRODE  LINE-ITEM VETOS THAT GOVERNOR ANDY
BESHEAR  HAD MADE TO THE ONE-YEAR EXECUTIVE BRANCH BUDGET……AS-WELL-AS TO OTHER BUDGET AND REVENUE BILLS…..

BESHER’S VETOS DIDN’T REMOVE ANY SPECIFIC APPROPRIATIONS……BUT HE SAID THE LANGUAGE WOULD  “LIMIT HIS FLEXIBILITY” TO RESPOND TO
THE CORONA-VIRUS CRISIS OR WOULD “HAMPER THE NORMAL ACTIVITIES” OF STATE GOVERNMENT……



BESHEAR SUED
04/16/20

THREE KENTUCKIANS…..WHO ATTENDED AN EASTER SERVICE IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY  AGAINST THE COMMONWEALTH’S   PROHIBITION  OF MASS
GATHERINGS….. HAVE FIELD A FEDERAL LAWSUIT ALLEGING GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S CORONA-VIRUS MEASURES VIOLATE THEIR
CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS…..

STATE POLICE PLACED NOTICES ON CARS IN THE CHURCH PARKING LOT….. ORDERING THE CHURCHGOERS TO SELF-QUARANTINE FOR 14-
DAYS……



MARR
04/16/20

35 YEAR OLD JEREMY SCOTT MARR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..A PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE
HELD AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK HILL CEMETERY IN BROWNSVILLE….. AND EXPRESSIONS  OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JOANNA MARR…..TWO SONS; CALEB CANTRELL AND DYLLAN MARR BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN…..FOUR DAUGHTERS;
DESTIN MARR OF BOWLING GREEN AND EMMA  MARR, CHLOE MATHIS AND MAKENZIE MATHIS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER;
EVA MARR OF OAKLAND…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW BROCK AND TARAH OF SMITHS GROVE…..A SISTER; DANA MARR OF GEORGIA……AND A
STEP-BROTHER AND STEP-SISTER-IN-LAW; ZACH AND MCKENZY CHAFFIN OF ROCKFIELD……



ADEN
04/16/20

84 YEAR OLD  ELVIN HAROLD “JOHN” ADEN DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON NURSING AND REHAB CENTER…..A PRIVATE SERVICE
WILL BE HELD…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY FRIENDS; TIMOTHY AND PATTY JOHNSON…….



SPORTS
04/16/20

LOS ANGELES RAMS CENTER BRIAN ALLEN IS THE FIRST KNOWN ACTIVE  “N-F-L” PLAYER TO CONTACT THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

ALLEN WAS UNDERGOING REHABILITATION FOR A KNEE INJURY WHEN HE BEGAN TO FEEL THE SYMPTOMS…..

THE 24 YEAR OLD IS BEING TREATED AND IS RECOVERING WELL……







CORONA UPDATE
04/14/20

YESTERDAY DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR  SAID  KENTUCKY HAS TOPPED TWO-THOUSAND CASES OF
THE CORONA-VIRUS….WITH MORE THAN 100-DEATHS…..

87-NEW CASES WERE REPORTED BRINGING THE TOTAL TO TWO-THOUSAND-48……AND THE SEVEN DEATHS REPORTED PUSHED THAT TOTAL TO
104…..

THE FIRST DAY OF FREE…..DRIVE-THRU TESTING CONDUCTED BY KROGER…..WAS HELD YESTERDAY IN FRANKFORT WITH 97-PEOPLE BEING
TESTED……
A SECOND KROGER DRIVE-THRU TESTING FACILITY WILL OPEN TOMORROW IN KENTON COUNTY WITH A GOAL OF TESTING  250-INDIVIDUALS  
ADAY……



04/14/20
06:05AM

LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TODAY TO CONSIDER OVERRIDING VETOS MADE BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR……TOMORROW  IS THE FINAL
DAY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CAN MEET FOR THIS SESSION……

THE GOVERNOR HAS VETOED FIVE BILLS AND ALSO USED THE LINE-ITEM VETO ON THE BUDGET……



BISHOP
04/14/20

73 YEAR OLD BILLY BISHOP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY……A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT BETHANY CHUCH OF CHRIST
CEMETRY…. WITH A CELEBRTION OF LIFE TO BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; STACY AND KIM OF FRANKLIN AND CHRIS……A GRANDCHILD, TWO GREAT-GRANDHILDREN
AND A STEP-GRANCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
04/14/20

THE N-F-L  AND  ITS PLAYERS UNION HAVE AGREED TO CONDUCT…..VIRTUAL   OFFSEASON WORKOUT PROGRAMS  DUE TO THE COVID-19
PANDEMIC…..UNTIL EVERY TEAM IS PERMITTTED TO OPEN ITS FACILITIES…..

THE THREE-WEEK “VIRTUAL OFFSEASON  STARTS APRIL  20TH FOR TEAMS WITH NEW HEAD COACH AND APRIL  27TH FOR THE OTHER…..AND RUNS
THRU MAY 15TH……

TEAMS WITH A NEW HEAD COACH HAVE THE OPTION TO GO FOUR WEEKS…..AND A TEAM CAN’T  BEGIN ITS  VIRTUAL PROGRAM AFTER APRIL 27TH……







CORONA UPDATE
04/13/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS UP DATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY  BESHEAR REPORTED  134-NEW CASES OF THE COVIA-19
VIRUS…ALONG WITH THREE MORE DEATHS….BRINGING  THE TOTAL TO  19-HUNDRED-63 CASES  AND 97-WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES…..THE
GOVERNOR SAID ADAIR COUNTY WAS THE HARDEST HIT WITH 35-NEW CASES….

BESHEAR ALSO SAID A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH KROGER….TO DO  DRIVE-THRU  CORONA=VIRUS TESTING FOR UP TO 20-THOUSAND INDIVIDUALS…..
WILL BEGIN TODAY   IN FRANKFORT……KROGR HOPES TO HVE ANOTHER TESTING LOCATION OPEN THIS WEEK AND TWO MORE NEXT WEEK…..

THE INITIAL TEST WILL BE LIMITED TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS……FIRST RESPONDERS…..INDIVIDUALS 65 AND OLDER…..AND THOSE WITH A
CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITION……



UOFL FURLOUGHS
04/13/20

THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE WILL FURLOUGH SOME EMPLOYEES….AS-WELL-AS IMPLEMENT  HIRING FREEZES AND PAY CUTS…..BECAUSE OF THE
IMPACT OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

THE EMAIL SENT TO STAFF AND STUDENTS   DIDN’T SAY HOW  MANY EMPLOYEES WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE FURLOUGHS  .OR HOW LONW THEY
MIGHT LAST…..

SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY LOWER TUITION   RATES FOR SUMMER CLASSES….THE CANCELLATION OF  THE N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT….AND A
GOVERNMENT-ORDERED HALT ON OPTIONAL  MEDICAL PROCEDURES ALL  CONTRIBUTED TO A FINANCIAL DRAIN ON THE UNIVERSITY……



MEETINGS
04/13/20

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

SCOTTSIVLLE CITY COUNCIL HAS CANCELED THEIR MEETING FOR TONIGHT….

ALLEN FISCAL COURT WILL MEET TOMORROW MORNING BY “SKYPE”

AND THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUB MEETING SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY MORNING HAS BEEN
CANCELED…..



SPORTS
04/12/20

DALE EARNHARDT-JUNIOR…..JEFF BURTON….AND CARL  EDWARDS ARE AMONG THE NOMINEES FOR   NASCAR’S NEXT HALL OF FAME CLASS UNDER
A REVAMPED VOTING PROCEDURE….

THE NEW PROCESS SPLITS THE NOMINEES INTO TWO BALLOTS…..MODERN CANDIDATES AND PIONEER CANDIDATES……

TWO NOMINEES FROM THE 10-MODERN CANDIDATES WILL BE ELECTED…..ALONG WITH ONE ENTRY FROM THE FIVE-CANDIATE PIONEER
CATEGORY…..







ALLEN COUNTY 5TH CASE
04/10/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED PRESUMPTIVE POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY……

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24-
HOURS……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS FIVE CASES REPORTED AT THIS TIME……





CORONA UPDATE
04/10/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 134-NEWS CASE OF COVID-19 WITH SIX DEATHS….AND
HE ALSO EXPRESSSED CONCERN OVER RISING NUMBERS IN NURSING CARE FACILITIES…..

BESHEAR SAID THE TOTALS ARE NOW 14-HUNDRED-52 CASES AFTER WEEDING OUT DUPLICATE CASES AND THOSE WHO ACTUALLY LIVE OUT OF
STATE….BUT WERE TESTED HERE……THE PANDEMIC HAS NOW CLAIMED  77-LIVES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…




SPORTS
04/10/20

THE KENTUCKY/INDIANA  SENIOR ALL-STAR BASKETBAL SERIES HAS BEEN CANCELED BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC….

THE SENIOR GAMES WERE SCHEDULE FOR JUNE FIFTH IN GEORGETOWN AND JUNE SIXTH IN INDIANAPOLIS…….THE JUNIOR ALL-STAR GAME
SCHEDULED FOR JUNE FIRST HAS BEEN CANCELED…..

THE MR AND MISS BASKETBALL CEREMONEY HAS ALSO BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 28TH……





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CORONA UPDATE
04/09/20

DURING HIS DAILY BREIFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 204 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY…..BRINGING
THE COMMONWEALTH’S OFFICIAL TOTAL TO 13-HUNDRED-46…….AND EIGHT MORE PEOPLE HAVE DIED BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO 73…….…..

BESHEAR SAID WORK CONTINUES ON ESTABLISHING A FIELD HOSPITAL AT THE KENTUCKY  FAIR AND EXPOSITION CENTER  IN LOUISVILLE….WHERE
THEY HOPE TO HAVE  250-ACTIVE  BEDS IN ABOUT TWO WEEKS…..

AND ACCORDING  TO KENTUCKY PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISSIONER  DR. STEVEN STACK…..KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE PARK IS PREPARING TO
HOUSE HEALTH CARE WORKERS ON A LIMITED SCALE…..







SHOPPING RESTRICTIONS
04/07/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ISSUED  A NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER YESTERDAY TO LIMIT SHOPPING TO ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD…..STEPPING UP
EFFORTS TO ENFORCE SOCIAL DISTANCING….

THE NEW ORDER MOSTLY LIMITS SHOPPING TO ONE PERSON-PER HOUSES HOLD….. IT DOES HOWEVER…..INCLUDE EXCEPTIONS FOR PEOPLE WHO
HAVE CHILDREN OR OTHERS WHO NEED SUPERVISION…..
THE ORDER ALSO CRACKS DOWN ON DOOR-TO-DOOR SALES…..



CORONA UPDATE
04/08/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 147-NEW CASES BRINGING KENTUCKY’S TOTAL TO 11-
HUNDRED-49…… SEVEN MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED….BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO 65…..

YESTERDAY WAS THE HIGHEST DAILY NUMBER OF NEW CASES REPORTED…..BUT THE THREE DAY TOTAL TREND WAS LOWER THAN THE PREVIOUS
THREE DAY TREND…..

THE GOVERNOR SAID HE WAS CONCERNED ABOUT WHERE CASES ARE SHOWING UP……HE SAID THERE  WERE  55-CASES IN 21-NURSING HOME
FACILITIES…..THE GREEN RIVER CORRECTONAL COMPLEX HAS 14 CASES…..AND WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL 13……



ADMISSIONS
04/08/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IS ALLOWING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS TO SELF-REPORT THEIR  G-P-A TO KEEP THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS ON
TRACK…..

THIS WILL ALLOW WESTERN TO GRANT A “CONDITIONAL ADMISSION” TO STUDENTS….WHILE  GIVING THEM FOUR MONTHS TO ATTAIN THEIR OFFICIAL
TRNSCRIPT…….
NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS  MAY ALSO SELF REPORT THEIR G-P-A  WHILE SEEKIGN THEIR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT…..

THE STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OFFICE WILL USE THE INFORMATION TO ISSUE ESTIMATED SCHOLARSUP AWARDS……

STUDENTS WHO PROVIDE THEIR SELF-REPORTED  G-P-A….WILL HAVE UNTIL AUGUST FIRST TO PROVIDE AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT AND BE FULLY
ADMITTED TO WESTERN……



PAUL VOLUNTEERING
04/08/20

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS RECOVERED FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS  AND IS NOW VOLUNTEERING AT GREENVIEW  REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN BOWLING
GREEN…..WHILE THE SENATE IS ON A BREAK…..

PAUL…..WHO  IS AN EYE SURGEON……WORKED IN EMERGENCY ROOMS EARLY IN HS CAREER  AS A PHYSICIAN…….



SPORTS
04/08/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HAS CONFIRMED  IT IS CONSIDERING A SCENARIO IN WHICH ALL 30-TEAMS WOULD PLAY GAMES IN ARIZONA…..AT CHASE
FIELD…..AND MULTIPLE SPRING TRAINING SITES…….ONCE THE PUBLIC HEALTH SITUATION HAS IMPROVED TO THE POINT THAT IT’S SAFE TO DO
SO……







CORONA UPDATE
04/07/20

THE NUMBER OF CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY  NOW STANDS AT ONE-THOUSAND-EIGHT….AND 14 MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED
YESTERDAY FOR A TOTAL OF  59….. AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR GAVE HIS DAILY UPDATE ON THE VIRUS….

YESTERDAY’S UPDATE CAME ONE  MONTH SINCE THE COMMONWEALTH’S  FIRST POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ASKED KENTUCKIANS FOR DONATIONS OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPEMT…..INCLUIDNG MASKS……GOWNS…..AND
GLOVES……
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL…EIGHT-THREE-THREE-FOUR-FOUR-EIGHT-37-73…….



MOSES
04/07/20

58 YEAR OLD BARRY LYNN MOSES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…CREMATION WAS CHOSEN AND A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE
HELD AT A  LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TINA MOSES…..A SON. STEVEN HAMER….AND A DAUGHTER; DEBRA MOSES ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…….A BROTHER AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANK AND LINDA OF INDIANA…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND ROGER KILMAN OF ILLINOIS AND SHEILA
AND MIKE METCALFE OF OHIO……



MAHANEY
04/07/20

90 YEAR OLD CLARA MAHANEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL BE
HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; RANDY…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND NORMAN CARTER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR BROTHERS
AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; MURL WIX, HAROLD AND JOYCE WIX, DANNY AND LINDA WIX AND KENNETH AND SHELIA WIX ALL OF TENNESSEE……AND TWO
SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; CASSIE TURNER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ANN AND LOUIS WOLFE OF TENNESSEE……. THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND
SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/07/20

N-F-L COMMISSIONER ROGER GOODELL TOLD THE 32-TEAMS YESTERDAY THAT THE DRAFT WILL TAKE PLACE APRIL 23RD THU 25TH……BUT WILL BE
CONDUCTED IN A VIRTUAL FORMAT WITH TEAM PERSONNEL WORKING  FROM THEIR HOMES…..

THE DRAFT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEUDLED TO BE HELD IN LAS VAGAS…..BUT THE     N-F-L CANCELED ALL PUBLIC  EVENTS   LAST MONTH AS A
SAFEGUARD AGAINST THE CORONA-VIRUS……







CORONA UPDATE
04/06/20

IN HIS DAILY CORONA VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID  THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY  
FELL…WITH 38 NEW CASES  …..BRINGING THE TOTAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO   955……
FIVE NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..MAKING IT 45-DURNG THE PADEMIC….. THE AGES OF THOSE WHO DIED RANGED FROM  54 TO 90…..

BESHEAR ALSO SAID MORE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS HAD BEEN DEPLOYED ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……THE 334 GUARD MEMBERS ARE
DOING EVERYTHINF FROM HELPING  AT HOSPITALS TO HELPING AT FOOD BANKS……..THE GOVERNOR  WENT ON TO SAY  MORE GUARD MEMBERS
WILL BE ACTIVATED AS THE PANDEMIC CONTINUES…..



UK FIELD HOSPITAL
04/06/20

A 400-BED FIELD HOSPITAL WILL BE SET UP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY AS HEALTH OFFICIALS PREPARE FOR A POTENTIAL SURGE OF  
CORONA-VIRUS…..

THE GOAL IS TO HAVE THE  MAKESHIFT HOSPITAL  READY IN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS AT NUTTER  FIELD HOUSE…..THE FOOTBALL PRACTICE FACILITY
ON THE LEXINGTON CAMPUS…..





FOURTH  ALLEN COUNTY CASE
04/04/20

THIS MORNING, ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR SCOTT WILLIAMS HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAD
CONFIRMED  THE  FOURTH PRESUMPTIVE POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY……

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS…..AND ACCORDING TO NEW
GUIDELINES THE AGE OF GENDER OF THE PATIENT CAN’T BE RELEASED…..





THIRD ALLEN COUNTY CASE
04/04/20

ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR SCOTT WILLIAMS HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAD CONFIRMED
ANOTHER PRESUMPTIVE POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY……

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS…..AND ACCORDING TO NEW
GUIDELINES THE AGE OF GENDER OF THE PATIENT CAN’T BE RELEASED…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS THREE CASES REPORTED AT THIS TIME……



MEALS
04/04/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS DELIVERING MEALS TO STUDENTS WHILE SCHOOL IS OUT……

WITH  “SPRING BREAK” BEING NEXT WEEK…..YESTERDAY THE SCHOOOL DELIVERED SIX MEALS TO EACH CHILD FOR A TOTAL OF 36-THOUSAND-656
MEAL BEING DELIVERED……

SINCE MARCH 16TH…….THE DISTRICT HAS DELIVERED 82-THOUSAND-713 MEALS……

THE DELIVERY WILL RESUME FOLLOWING “SPRING BREAK”……..



CARTER
04/04/20

84 YEAR OLD INEZ CARTER OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (FRI) AT HER RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME
WITH PRIVATE BURIAL IN CARTER’S TABERNACLE CEMETERY…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONAITONS TO CARTER’S
TABERNACLE CEMETERY FUND…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LEION CARTER…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; CATHY SANDERS OF ADOLPHUS AND SANDI AND TONY
GRAVES OF FRANKLIN……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; DONALD AND BECKY CARTER OF FLORIDA…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
BONNIE AND BOB LAWSON OF OHIO……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/04/20

THE W-N-B-A  HAS POSTPONED THE START OF ITS 20-20 SEASON……WHICH WAS SCHEDULED  TO BEGIN MAY 15TH…….AND THERE IS NO TIMELINE
TO START THE SEASON….…..

HOWEVER……THE  W-N-B-A  WILL STILL HOLD A VITUAL DRAFT ON APRI 17TH….WITH THE PROSPECTS PARTICIPATING REMOTELY…….







PRIMARY ELECTION
04/02/20

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS PASSED…..AND SENT TO GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR FOR HIS SIGNATURE….LEGISLATION THAT WOULD GRANT THE
GOVERNOR….. SECREATRY OF STATE…..AND STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITY IN THE CONDUCT OF THE  20-20  PRIMARY
ELECTION  NOW SET FOR JUNE 23RD…..

CURRENT  KENTUCKY  LAW PERMITS THE GOVERNOR AND SECRETARY OF STATE TO CHANGE THE TIME OR PLACE…..BUT NOT THE “MANNER” OF AN
ELECTION…..

THE NEW LEGISLATION  WOULD ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO DEVELOP A PRIMARY ELECTION PROCEDURE  MORE OPEN TO
ABSENTEE VOTING….. WHICH MAY BE NECESSARY IF THE CURRENT PANDEMIC CONTINUES…..

SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS RULED OUT ANY MOVE TO A UNIVERSIAL “VOTE-BY-MAIL” SYSTEM……BUT ASSURED LAWMAKERS THAT EVEN
WITH EXPANDED ABSENTEE VOTING…..THEY WOULD STILL REQUIRE PEOPLE TO APPLY FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT…..WITH SOME SORT OF
VERIFYING INFORMATION…..BEFORE THEY WOULD BE MAILED A BALLOT……



CORONA UPDATE
04/02/20

93-NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS  AND TWO-DEATHES WERE REPORTED IN KENUCKY YESTERDAY BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DURING HIS
DAILY BREIFING…..BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES TO 680 AND THE COMMONWEALTH’S DEATH TOTAL TO A LEAST 20……
THE DEATHS WERE A 76 YEAR-OLD HOPKINS COUNTY MAN AND A 60 YEAR-OLD DAVIESS COUNTY WOMAN…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO WARNED OF SCAMS ABOUT TESTING AND TESTING KITS…… THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS  OF  “POP-UP”  DRIVE-THRU  SITES IN
HAZARD AND LOUISVILLE CHARGING 250-DOLLARS  CASH FOR A TEST….

ALSO SAID 70-MEMBERS  OF THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD WILL BE DEPLOYED TO HELP WITH FOOD BANKS IN E’TOWN…..LEXINGTON……AND
LOUISVILLE…..



PRIMARY ELECTION
04/02/20

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS PASSED…..AND SENT TO GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR FOR HIS SIGNATURE….LEGISLATION THAT WOULD GRANT THE
GOVERNOR….. SECREATRY OF STATE…..AND STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITY IN THE CONDUCT OF THE  20-20  PRIMARY
ELECTION  NOW SET FOR JUNE 23RD…..

CURRENT  KENTUCKY  LAW PERMITS THE GOVERNOR AND SECRETARY OF STATE TO CHANGE THE TIME OR PLACE…..BUT NOT THE “MANNER” OF AN
ELECTION…..

THE NEW LEGISLATION  WOULD ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO DEVELOP A PRIMARY ELECTION PROCEDURE  MORE OPEN TO
ABSENTEE VOTING….. WHICH MAY BE NECESSARY IF THE CURRENT PANDEMIC CONTINUES…..

SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS RULED OUT ANY MOVE TO A UNIVERSIAL “VOTE-BY-MAIL” SYSTEM……BUT ASSURED LAWMAKERS THAT EVEN
WITH EXPANDED ABSENTEE VOTING…..THEY WOULD STILL REQUIRE PEOPLE TO APPLY FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT…..WITH SOME SORT OF
VERIFYING INFORMATION…..BEFORE THEY WOULD BE MAILED A BALLOT……



NEW BUDGET
04/02/20

SOCIAL  DISTANCING WAS OBSERVED IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY YESTERDAY…… AS LAWMAKERS PASSED A SLIMMED-DOWN……ONE-YEAR  
BUDGET WITHOUT PAY RAISES FOR TEACHERS OR INCREASED EDUCATION FUNDING…..NORMALLY A TWO-YEAR BUDGET  IS APPROVED…..

THE NEW SPENDING PLAN  REFLECTS KENTUCKY TAX COLECTIONS THAT ARE EXPECTED TO   PLUMMET WITH MANY BUSINESSES ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH CLOSED OR SLIMMED DOWN TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……..

THE NEW BUDGET WILL RUN THRU JUNE 30TH……20-21………



SPORTS
04/02/20

THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME HAS ANNOUNCED ITS 20-20 CLASS OF INDUCTEES…..A GROUP THAT INCLUDES 10-
PLAYERS AND THREE COACHES….

ONE OF THE PLAYERS CHOSEN IS CLARENCE GLOVER…..FROM HORSE CAVE…..WHO PLAYED HIS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL AT CAVERNA……THEN  
WENT ON TO PLAY COLLEGE BALL AT WESTERN AND IN THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION……

AN INDUCTION CELEBRATION IS SET  FOR   JULY  11TH  IN ELIZABETHTOWN…….







MEAL DELIVERY
04/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS BEEN DELIVERING MEALS TO STUDENTS HOMES EACH DAY……AND WITH NEXT WEEK BEING “SPRING
BREAK”…..THE SCHEDULE IS BEING ADJUSTED…..

STUDENTS WERE DELIVERED TWO MEALS TODAY AS THERE WILL BE NO MEAL DELIVERTY TOMORROW……

THEN FRIDAY…..SIX MEALS WILL BE DELIVERED TO EACH STUDENT FOR THE SPRING BREAK WEEK……



CENSUS
04/01/20

IN THE MIDST OF THE CORONIA-VIRUS PANDEMIC……WE  MAY HAVE FORGOTTON  THAT THE…….20-20 CENSUS IS UNDERWAY…..

YOU SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED YOUR CENSUS FORM  AND AS WE…..“STAY AT HOME TO STAY HEALTHLY…..THIS WOULD BE A GREATED TIME TO
SUBMITT YOUR CENSUS INFORMATION  ON-LINE…….

ACCORDING TO THE  LATEST INFORNATION  FROM  THE CENSUS BURUEAU..... JUST OVER 26-PERCENT OF   ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENTS  HAVE
SUBMITTED THEIR INFORMATION  AND  24-PERCENT OF SCOTTSVILLE RESIDENTS HAVE DONE SO…….

THE RESPONSE RATE FOR KENTUCKY IS 28-POINT-THREE PERCENT…..WHICH IS SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN THE NATIONAL RATE OF 28-POINT-ONE
PERCENT…..

AND IN THE FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT…….THE RESPONSE RATE IS 30-PERCENT…….



OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
04/01/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER INVOLVED…..FATAL SHOOTING…..IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY….

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES ATTEMPTED TO STOP A RECKLESS DRIVER  ON KENTUCKY-90….THE PURSUIT ENDED WHEN THE
DRIVER CRASHED INTO A DITCH…..

THE DRIVER…..WHO WAS ARMED WITH A KNIFE…..THEN CONFRONTED DEPUTIES IN AN AGGRESSIVE MANNER…..AND THAT’S WHEN SHOTS WERE
FIRED AND HE SUSTAINED  FATAL INJURIES…..



CORONOA UPDATE
04/01/20

THE COMMONWEALTH HAD ITS WORSE DAY OF THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC YESTERDAY WITH 114 NEW CASES AND SEVEN DEATHS…..WHICH
BRINGS THE TOTALS TO 591 POSITIVE TESTS AND 17-DEATHS……

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAD THE ANNOUNCEMENT DURING HIS DAILY UPDATE YESTERDAY…….AND SAID ALL OF THOSE WHO DIED WERE
ELDERLY AND HAD UNDERLYING MEDICAL PROBLEMS…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ANNOUNCED ADDITIONAL STEP BEING TAKEN…..
CHILD-CARE OPTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN PROVIDED TO FIRST RESPONDERS AND HEALTH CARE WORKERS ARE BEING EXPANDED TO GROCERY
STORE WORKERS……

AND THE GOVERNOR SIGNED  AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ALLOWING LOCAL….. COUNTY….  AND  STATE GOVERNMENTS TO HIRE BACK  POLICE.….
FIREFIGHTERS….. E-M-S AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS WHO HAVE RETIRED WITH NO PENALITY TO THEIR RETIREMENT……



KY BUDGET
04/01/20

THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETURNS TO FRANKFORT TODAY TO TAKE UP A NEW BUDGET FOR THE COMMONWEALTH……AND IN A RARE
MOVE PROMPTED BY THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC……BUDGET NEGOTIATORS  WILL PRESENT  LAWMAKERS WITH ON A ONE-YEAR SPENDING
PLANT THAT HOLDS THE LINE ON THE MAIN   “K-12”  SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA……LAWMAKERS TRADITIONALL PASS A TWO-YEAR BUDGET…..BUT
ECONOMIC DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE VIRUS NECESSITATED THE UNPRECEDENTED MOVE TO A ONE YEAR BUDGET…..

THE BUDGET DOESN’T INCLUDE A PAY RAISE FOR TEACHERS WHICH GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAD PUSHED FOR…..

PASSING A ONE YEAR SPENDING PLAN ENABLES LAWMAKERS TO MEET THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL DUTY OF PASSING A BUDGET……AS THEY PREPARE
FOR A SHARP DOWNTURN IN TAX COLLECTIONS AS MANY BUSINESSES HAVE CLOSED OR SCALED BACK OPERATIONS……



SPORTS
04/01/20

THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  HAS SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY REGUALR SEASONS AND POSTSEASONS FOR BASEBALL…..SOFTBALL…..TENNIS…..AND
TRACK AND FIELD…..

IN ADDITION…..THE BOYS AND GIRLS  “SWEET 16” REMAINS SUSPENDED…..

ALSO…..NO PRACTICE IS PERMITTED BY ATHLETES ON A CURRENT SEASON ROSTER OR WHO HAS PRACTIVED AT ANY TIME DURING THE 2019-20  
SCHOOL YEAR……
AND NO COACHING IS PERMITTED BY ANY COACH…….PAID OR UNPAID……







CORONA UPDATE
03/31/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE 42-NEW CASES…..BRINGING THE
COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL TO 480……YESTERDAY’S NEW POSITIVES INCLUDED TWO FROM A NURSING HOME IN CAMPBELL COUNTY……A PATIENT
AND STAFF MEMBER….WHICH ARE THE FIRST FROM A LONG-CARE  NURSING  FACILITY  IN KENTUCKY…..
TWO NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..ONE IN SIMPSON COUNTY AND ONE IN KENTON…..

GOVERNOR BESHEAR ALSO ANNOUNCED HE SIGNED A NEW EXECUTIVER ORDER TO DIRECT KENTUCKIANS TO NOT TRAVEL TO THE STATES….
EXCEPT FOR A FEW EXCEPTIONS  INCLUDING FOR YOUR JOB…..TO GO TO THE GROCERY STORE…..A MEDICAL CARE…..MEDICINE OR OTHER
SUPPLIES AND NECESSITIES…..TO CARE FOR A LOVED ONE….OR A COURT REQUIRES YOU TO TRAVEL…..

IF YOU DO TRAVEL TO ANOTHER STATE FOR ANY OTHER REASON….THE  ORDER REQUIRES YOU TO SELF-QUARANTINE FOR 14-DAYS WHEN YOU
RETURN TO THE COMMONWEALTH…….



DOLLAR GENERAL DISCOUNT
03/31/20

DOLLAR GENERAL IS NOW PROVIDING ALL MEDICAL PERSONNEL……FIRST RESPONDERS…..AND ACTIVATED NATIONAL GUARDSMEN WITH A 10-
DISCOUNT ON QUALIFYING PURCHASES…..

THE  DISCOUNT WILL BE OFFERED THRU APRIL 30TH…….BUT MAY BE EXTENDED BASED ON THE STATUS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC…..

DOLLAR GENERAL STORES ARE ALSO DEDICATING THE FIRST HOUR EACH  MORNING TO SENIOR SHOPPERS .WITH THE GOAL OF  PROVIDING AT-
RISK SHOPPERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHOP FOR ESSENTIAL ITEMS IN A LESS CROWDED ENVIRONMENT……
STORES ARE ALSO CLOSING  ONE HOUR EARLY TO CLEAN AND RE-STOCK SHELVES……AS-WELL-AS FOR EMPLOYEES’ SAFETY AND WELL-BEING…….



JOHNSON
03/31/20

81 YEAROLD KATHLEEN GARRETT JOHNSON OF GLASGOW DIED YESTERDAY (MON)…..PRIVATE SERVICES WILL BE HELD……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SHERRY AND TIM WHEELER…. AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GREG AND TORIE ALL OF
FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND EVELYN GARRETT OF TEXAS…..FIVE GRANDCHILDRREN ANDA GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/31/20

THE  N-C-A-A  HAS VOTED TO ALLOW  SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE SPRING-SPORT  STUDENT-ATHLETES AN ADDITIONAL SEASON OF COMPETITION…..AND
AN EXTENSION OF THEIR PERIOD OF ELIGIBILTY……

FINANCIAL AID RULES HAVE ALSO BEEN ADJUSTED TO ALLOW TEAMS TO CARRY MORE MEMBERS ON SCHOLARSHIP TO ACCOUNT FOR INCOMING
RECRUITS AND STUDENT-ATHLETES WHO HAD BEEN IN THEIR LAST YEAR OF ELIGIBILITY WHO DECIDE TO STAY……







CORONA UPDATE
03/30/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR YESTERDAY REPORTED 45 NEWLY  CONFIRMED CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY……BRINING THE TOTAL TO
439……BUT YESTERDAY’S NUMBER OFD NEW CASSES WAS THE LOWEST NUMBER IN FOUR DAYS AND LESS THAN HALF OF THE 92-NEW CASES
REPORTED ON SATURDAY……


THE GOVERNOR ALSO PRESSED KENTUCKIANS TO REMAIN VIGILANT ABOUT SOCIAL DISTANCING AMID REPORTS OF CROWDING AT GOLF
COURSES…..BASKETBALL COURTS…..AND HOME IMPROVEMENT STORES……..

WHILE HE DIDN’T ANNOUCE ANY MORE RESTRICTIONS……HE ONCE AGAIN CAUTION PEOPLE LIVING ALONG THE BORDER WITH TENNESSEE AGAINST
GOING TO BUSINESS TYPES THERE THAT ARE CLOSED IN KENTUCKY……



STATE  BUDGET
03/30/20

AS HOUSE AND SENATE BUDGET NEGOTIATORS  ARE CRFTING A FINAL TWO-YEAR SPENDING PLAN……KENTUCKY HOUSE SPEAKER DAVID OSBORNE
SAYS ECONOMIC DAMAGE FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS E WILL FORCE LAWMAKERS TO SCALE BACK STATE SPENDING PLANS…..

HE’S  FORECASTING AN AUSTORE STATE BUDGET…..AND SAID THAT PROPOSED PAY RAISES  FOR TEACHERS AND STATE EMPLOYEES ARE NOW
UNLIKELY……

HE ALSO SAID INCREASES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH’S MAIN FUNDING FORMULAT FOR…… “K” THRU 12TH GRADE SCHOOLS…..ARE NOW IN
JEOPARDY…….



SUPREME COURT
03/30/20

AS SOCIAL DISTANCING BECOMES EVEN MORE CRITICAL DURING THE PANDEMIC…… THE KENTUCKY JUDICIAL BRANCH CONTINUES TO MAKE
CHANGES THAT WILL ENSURE ACCESS TO THE COURTS…..WHILE PROTECTING THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF COURT PERSONNEL AND THE
PUBLIC…..

AS CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MINTON-JUNIOR  HAS ANNOUNCED NEW AMENDMENTS TO THE SUPREME COURT ORDER  RESTRICTING IN-PERSON COURT
PROVEEDING……
THE AMENDMENTS EXTEND THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ORDER THRU APRIL 24TH……
TEMPORARY CHILD SUPPORT AND IN-CUSTODY JUVENILE DETENTIONHEARINGS ARE BEING ADDED TO THE LIST OF “EMERGENCY OR TIME-
SENSITIVE MATTERS”….

AND THE NEW AMENDMENTS ALLOWS  JUDGES TO USE TELEPHONIC OR VIDEO TECHNOLOGY TO HEAR SEVERL MATTERS……



SPORTS
03/30/20

THE FINAL DEADLINE TO NOMINATE HORSES  FOR THE “TRIPLE CROWN” SERIES….. WHICH WAS TODAY…… IS BEING EXTENDED INDEFINITELY
BECAUSE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……

A TOTAL OF 347 HORSES WERE NOMINATED DURING THE EARLY PHASE THAT CLOSED  JANUARY   25TH…..

THE KENTUCKY DERBY HAS BEEN MOVED FROM  MAY SECOND TO SEPTEMBER FIFTH…….WHILE MAYLAND AND NEW YORK RACING OFFICIALS ARE
CONTINUING DISCUSSIONS TO DECIDE WHEN THE PREAKNESS AND BELMONT STAKES WILL BE RUN……







HARTMAN
03/27/20

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORE……LEAH HARTMAN…..HAS BEEN ACCEPTED TO THE GATTON ACADMEY OF MATHEMATICS
AND SCIENCE LOCATED ON THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY CAMPUS…..

HARTMAN WILL START THIS FALL AT GATTON WITH DUAL ENROLLMENT STATUS…..AS A JUNIOR AT  AC/S  AND A STUDENT AT WESTERN……

SHE’S FINISH HIGH SCHOOL WHILE EARNING BETWEEN   60 AND 72 COLLEGE HOURS……



KET SCHEDULE
03/27/20

KENTUCKY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION  IS CHANGING  ITS DAYTIME  LINEUP TO HELP STUDENTS WITH AT-HOME LEARNING……

BEGINNING MONDAY….NORMAL  PROGRAMMING ON WEEK-DAYS…..FROM SEVEN TO FIVE WILL BE REPLACED  WITH A SPECIAL LINEUP SPECIFIC TO
AT-HOME LEARNING FOR CHILDREN FROM PRESCHOOL THROUGH 12TH GRADE……

THE PROGRAM LINEUP WILL CATER TO PRESCHOOL THRU THIRD GRADE FROM SEVEN TO NINE…..FOURTH THRU EIGHTH GRADE FROM NINE TO
THREE…..AND TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM THREE TO FIVE……



CORONA
03/27/20

KENTUCKY SAW A ONE-DAY RECORD FOR NEW CASES OF CORONA- VIRUS YESTERDAY WITH 50…..BRINGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL  TO AT
LEAST 248…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR MADE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING…..THE GOVERNOR ALSO SAID KENTUCKY  HAD ITS FIRST
CASE OF SOMEONE TESTING POSITIVE IN A NURSING HOME…..A 90-YEAR-OLD MAN IN PERRY COUNTY  WHO WAS REMOVED  FROM THE FACILITY…….
BUT IT WAS LATER REVEALED HE HAD TESTED POSITIVE……

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ALSO REACTIVATING THE EXPIRED  LICENSES  OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT…….



KY UNEMPLOYMENT
03/27/20

WHILE KENTUCKY IS EXPECTED TO SEE A MASSIVE SPIKE IN UNEMPLOYMENT FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH……FIGURES RELEASED BY THE KENTUCKY
CENTER FOR STATISTICS  THE JOBLESS RATE DROPPED FOR FEBRUARY…….

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  FEBRUARY  20-20  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS  FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN  ONE-TENTH OF A
PERCENTAGE POINT FROM JANUARY……AND WAS UNCHANGED FROM MARCH   20-19…….



HIGDON
03/27/20

60 YEAR OLD TAYLOR HIGDON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY……PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE HELD TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT 2-30 WITH PRIVATE BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; SKEETER HIGDON AND SCOOTER HIDGON…..A BROTHER; FRANK…..AND FOUR SISTERS; BETTY HIGDON, RUTH
DOOLIN, LOU PERRY AND SUE MEADOR ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/27/20

THE N-C-A-A  WILL DISTRIBUTE  225-MILLION DOLLARS TO ITS DIVISION-ONE MEMBERS IN JUNE……

HOWEVER…..THAT’S 375-MILLION LESS THAN HAD BEEN BUDGETED THIS YEAR BECAUSE  THE CORONA-VIRUS OUTBREAK  FORCED  THE
CANCELLATION  OF THE MEN’S BASKETBALL  TOURNAMENT…….







COVID-19 TESTING
03/26/20

ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR SCOTT WILLIAMS HAS SHARED SOME  INFORMATION  WITH NEWSWATCH  FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS
WHO ARE TESTED FOR COVID-19…….

IF YOU ARE TESTED FOR COVID-19….YOU SHOULD SELF-QUARANTINE UNTIL YOU RECEIVE YOUR TEST RESULTS…..UNLESS YOU ARE A HEALTH
CARE WORKER, THEN CONSULT WITH YOUR ORGANIZATION……THE SELF-QUARANTINE WILL PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS WHILE YOU’RE
AWATING YOUR TEST RESULTS…..
ALSO WAIT FOR YOUR MEDICAL PROVIDER  TO CALLL YOU WITH THE RESULTS…… AND KEEP IN MIND THIS MAY TAKE A FEW DAYS……
IF YOU ARE POSITIVE FOR COVID-19…..YOUR RESULTS  WILL BE SHARED WITH THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT….WHO WILL CONTACT YOU TO GIVE
DIRECTIONS ON ISOLATIONS PROCEDURES AND THE NEXT STEPS……

AND JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER REMINDS RESIDENTS THAT THERE SHOULD BE NO GATHERINGS OF ANY KIND…..AND DURING THE
COMMONWEALTH’S “STATE OF EMERGENCY”…..GATHERING IS AGAINST THE LAW AND IS A CLASS “A”  MISDEMEANOR……



CORONA UPDATE
03/26/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..SAID THERE WERE 35-NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY…..
HOWEVER….THAT NUMBER WAS DOWN FROM TUESDAY…..

A  FIFTH DEATH FROM THE VIRUS WAS ALSO REPORTED……A 75-YEAR OLD MAN FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY WHO HAD OTHER HEALTH ISSUES……

THE GOVERNOR URGED KENTUCKIANS TO CONTINUE TO STAY AT HOME AND SAID THE NEXT TWO-TO-THREE WEEKS ARE CRITICAL…..

HE ALSO SAID SOME REQUIRMENTS HAVE BEEN RELAXED SO INDIVIDUALS CAN FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT…….INDEPENDENT CONTACTORS….SMALL
BUSINESS OWNERS…..SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS……COSMETOLOGISTS…..AND ANYONE WHO HAD TO LEAVE THEIR JOB BECAUSE OF QUARANTINE
AND NO PAID LEAVE NOW QUALIFIES FOR UNEMPLOYMENT…..



INFORMATION SOURCES
03/26/19

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS ESTABLISHED TWO SOURCES FOR RESIDENTS TO OBTAIN  INFORMATION ON THE CORONA-VIRUS AND HAVE THEIR
QUESTIONS  ANSWERED…..

THE  COVID-19 HOTLINE NUMBER IS……800-SEVEN-TWO-TWO-57-25……..

AND YOU CAN ALSO GO ON-LINE TO…..K-Y-DOT-COVID-19-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……

LOCALLY……MAYOR DAVID BURCH AND JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER  HAVE CREATED A NEW FACEBOOK PAGE……A-C-S-U-ALLEN
COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE UNITED…..WHERE YOU’LL FIND LOCAL INFORMATION…..

INFORMATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACE BOOK PAGE



SCHOOL MEALS
03/26/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT CONTINUES TO PROVIDE MEALS TO STUDENTS AS THEY REMAIN AT HOME DURING THE COVID-19  
PANDEMIC……

SEVERAL MEAL SITES ARE SET UP AND EACH MORING AT 10……SCHOOL BUSES LOADED  WITH MEALS MAKE DELIVERIES TO HOMES…AS SOME 45-
HUNDRED MEALS  WERE DISTRIBUTED  YESTERDAY……

WHEN THE BUSES RUN TODAY…….STUDENTS WILL BE GIVEN MEALS FOR TWO DAYS AS THERE WILL BE NO MEAL DELIVERY TOMORROW…….

IT TAKES 105 PEOPLE ADAY  TO MAKE THE DELIVERIES……AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP…..CALL RICK FISHER  AT….SIX-ONE-EIGHT-32-64……



SPORTS
03/26/20

THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON WAS TO OPEN TODAY……BUT  WITH OPENING DAY DELAYED TO AT LEAST  MID-MAY…..30 GAMES WILL BE
AIRED ACROSS DIGITAL PLATFORMS TODAY……

M-L-B WILL AIR ONE MEMORABLE GAME FOR EACH FRANCHISE ON ITS…..YOU-TUBE….. TWITTER…..AND FACEBOOK PAGES…..

AND ALL GAMES WILL BE STREAMED ON….M-L-B-DOT-COM……..




J-M SMUCKER
03/25/20

THE J-M MUCKER COMPANY HAS ANNOUNCED A SERIES OF MEASURES TO SUPPORT ITS EMPLOYEES AND COMMUNITIES AS THEY DEAL WITH THE
IMPACT OF  “COVID-19”……IN ADDITION TO IMPLEMENTING EXTENSIVE SANITATION  MEASURES AND TEMPERATURE SCREENINGS……THE COMPANY
HAS ESTABLISHED OTHER MESURES INCLUDING:
MAXIMIZING PRODUCTION AT ITS FACILITIES…….
PROVIDING UP TO 12-WEEKS OF FULL PAY AND BENEFITS FOR EMPLOYEES WHOSE MANUFACTURING OR DISTRIBUTION FACILITY IS CLOSED DUE TO
THE “COVID-19” SITUATION…..
PAID SICK LEAVE FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO MUST MISS WORK TO CARE FOR INDEPENDENTS OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS WHO TEST POSITIVE FOR THE
CORNOA-VIRUS…..
AND PAYING 100-PERCENT OF “COVID-19” TESTING……



CORONA UPDATE
03/25/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID DURING HIS CORONA  UPDATE YESTERDAY….THAT THE COMMONWEALTH HAD 39-NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS….
THE LARGEST SINGLE DAY SO FAR…..BRINGING KENTUCKY’S TOTAL TO AT LEAST 163…..

BESHEAR ALSO ANNNOUNCES THAT EFFECT AT EIGHT’O’CLOCK TOMORROW NIGHT…..ALL “NON-LIFE SUSTAINING BUSINESSES” WILL CLOSE TO IN-
PERSON TRAFFIC……

AN EXECUTIVE ORDER….TO BE ISSUED TODAY…..WILL OUTLINE THE DETAILS…. BUT THE GOVERNOR DID SAY BUSINESSES EXEMPTED FROM HIS
ORDER OF A FEW DAYS AGO WILL REMAIN SSO…..
THOSE INCLUDED GROCERY STORES…..PHARMACIES AND DRUG STORES….. BANKS…..GAS STATIONS…..AUTO REPAIR AND PARTS BUSINESSES…..
MEDIA….. AGRICULTURE-RELATED BUSINESSES AND LIQUOR STORES…..



ALLEN CORONA CASE
03/25/20

ALLEN COUNTY STILL HAS ONLY ONE CONFIRMED CASE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…. INVOLVING A 24-YEAR OLD FEMALE…..WHO IS CURRENTLY
RECOVERING…..

AUTHORITIES SAY ALL OF THE INDIVIDUALS SHE HAD BEEN IN CONTACT WITH HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED…….  



MCDOWELL
03/25/20

60 YEAR OLD MARK ANTHONY MCDOWELL OF JAMESTOWN DIED MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……AND NO SERVICES ARE SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; ETHAN LAFAVOR OF SCOTTSVILLE…….HIS MOTHER; JANICE BLANFORD…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; RHONDA
AND TIM BRAWNER ALL OF  TENNESSEE…..SEVEN  BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; BOR AND YVONNE BLANDORD OF TEXAS, JIM BLANDFORD OF
INDIANA, DAVID AND HEATHER BLANFORD OF FLORIDA AND KEVIN, JENNY BLANFORD AND SCOTT AND TRISH BLANFORD ALL OF TENNESSEE,
PATRICK ND CARRIE BLANFORD OF KENTUCKY AND DAVID SIMPSON OF INDIANA………..



WILSON
03/25/20

81 YEAR OLD CHARLENE DREW WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT CEDAR CROSS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; CHARLOTTE AND STEVE WHITE OF NORTH CAROLINA AND MARILYN DE MATTEO OF
TENNESSEE…….A STEP-SON AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; LARRY AND BECKY WILSON OF CARROLLTON….. TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
03/25/20

THE TOKYO OLYMPICS WERE POSTPONED YESTERDAY UNTIL 20-21…..

THE  “I-O-C”   SAID THE GAMES WILL BE HELD NO LATER THAT THE SUMMER OF 20-21……BUT THEY WILL STILL BE CALLED THE 20-20 TOKYO
OLYMPICS……







FISCAL COURT
03/24/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS TONIGHT……THE MEETING WAS TO HAVE BEEN HELD AT THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT……BUT IS BEING
MOVED BACK TO THE FISCAL COURT MEETING ROOM  IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……

BECAUSE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……THE PUBLIC WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE MEETING…..
BUT IT WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED ON THE ALLEN COUNTY ACTION NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE…..
AND CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…….WLCK…..STARTING AROUND SEVEN……



CORONA UPDATE
03/24/20

DURING HIS AFTERNOON BREIFING YESTERDAY……
GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID KENTUCKY HAS SEEN ITS FOURTH DEATH FROM THE CORONA VIRUS AND THERE ARE NOW AT LEAST 124
CONFIRMED CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..THE LATEST DEATH WAS AN 82 YEAR OLD WOMAN IN LEXINGTON WHO HAD UNDERLYING HEALTH
CONDITIONS……

WITH NATIONAL HEALTH EXPERTS WARNING OF A SPIKE IN THE NUMBER OF POSITIVE  CORONA-VIRUS TESTS…..KENTUCKY IS STEPPING UP
SECURITY AT HEALTH CARE  FACILITIES….WHICH HAS READY BEGUN…..AND INCLUDES LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SOME NATIONAL GUARD TO MAKE
SURE ANY CASES OF PUBLIC CONCERN OR PANIC DON’T GET SERIOUS…..AND TO INSURE THE SAFETY OF PATIENTS AND HEALTH CARE
WORKERS…..



SHOCKLEY
03/24/20

64 YEAR OLD RICKY SHOCKLEY OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE
WILL BE HELD FOR FAMILY ONLY…….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPRESSIONS…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE  DAUGHTERS;  MISTY GRAVES AND TERRY JACKSON OF FOUNTAIN RUN AND BEVERLY WARREN OF EDMONTON…..AND
TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; SHORTY AND JULIE SHOCKLEY OF TENNESSEE AND WILLIAM SHOCKLEY OF FLORIDA…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN
AND NINE GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



BUCHANON
03/24/70

75 YEAR OLD BETTIE LOU BUCHANON DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……A PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL
BE HELD FOR FAMILY ONLY……AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE ALLEN OR WARREN COUNTY HUMANE
SOCIETIES OR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; FREDA AND MICHAEL HUBBARD OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-
LAW; CONNIE AND JAMES WOODARD OF TENNESSEE…..TWO GRANDCHIDLREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/24/20

THERE’S HOPE…..FOR AT LEAST NOW…..THAT THE P-G-A TOUR WILL STILL COME TO THE BLUEGRASS IN JULY…..

THE BARBASOL CHAMPSIONSHIP…..SCHEUDLED FOR JULY 16TH THRU 19TH AT KEENE TRACE GOLF CLUB IN NICHOLASVILLE…..HAS YET TO BE
POSTPONED OR CANCELED……

THE MASTERS  AND P-G-A CHAMPIONSHIP HAVE BEEN POSTPONED…..THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP WAS CANCELED…..AND NO DECISION HAS BEEN
MADE ON THE  U-S OPEN…..AS THE P-G-A TOUR HASN’T MADE ANY DECISIONS ON TOURNAMENTS BEYOND MAY 21ST…..







COVID UPDATE
03/23/20

IN HIS SUNDAY NIGHT COVID-19 BRAFING…..GOVERNOR ANDY BRESHSERA SAID THE COMMONWEALTH NOW HAS 103 POSITIVE CASE OF CORONA
VIRUS…..BESHEAR SAID HE BELIEVED OVER TWO-THOUSAND  TESTS HAD BEEN ADMINISTEREDTO DATE…..AND THE AVERAGE AGE OF POSITIVE
CASES WAS           53-POINT-THREE…..THE COMMONWEALTH ALSO NOW HAS TWO NEW LABS UP AND TESTING PATIENTS…..…..
THE GOVERNER ALSO ANNOUINCED THAT  NON-ESSENTIAL RETAIL BUSINESSES WILL CLOSE TONIGHT AT EIGHT…….BUSINESSES AFFERCT BY  THE
CLOSURE ARE ENTERTAINMENT…..SPORTING GOODS….CLOTHING AND SHOE STORES….BOOK STORES….JEWELRY…..FLORISTS…..FURNITURE AND
AUTO DEALERS….WHILE PEOPLE CAN’T GO INTO THE STORES….THEY CAN ORDER ON LINE FOR CURBSIDE SERVICE OR DELIVERS…..
NOT AFFECTED BY THE CLOSURE ARE GROCERY STORES….PHARMACIES AND DRUG STORES…..GAS STATIONS…..AUTO REPAIR…..PARTS STORES
AND LIQUOR STORES….AND THE GOVERNOR WENT ON TO SAY THAT NO MATTER WHAT RESTRICTIN ARE PUT IN PLACE….RESIDENTS WILL ALWAYS
BE ABLE TO GO TO THE GROCERY STORS…..SO DO NOT HOARD FOOD…..
AND IT’S   NOW  MANDARY  FOR  MEDICAL FACILITIESTO CEASE ELECTIVE OR NON-ESSENTIAL PROCEDURES…..



PAUL TESTS POSITIVE
03/23/20

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE CORONA-VIRUS….

PAUL  SAID HE HAS NOT HAD ANY SYMPTOMS AND WAS TESTED OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION DUE TO HIS EXTENSIVE TRAVEL AND
EVENTS…….

HE  ATTENDED A  FUNDRAISER  IN LOUISVILLE ON MARCH SEVENTH…..WHICH WAS ATTENDED  BY A WOMAN WHO LATER TESTED POSTIVE FOR THE
VIRUS……



ALLEN COUNTY COVID-19
03/23/20

ALLEN  COUNTY HAS RECORDED ITS FIRST CONFIRMED  POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE…..

ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR…..DAVID WILLIAMS…..TELLS NEWSWATCH THE PATIENT IS A 24-YEAR OLD FEMALE…..

WILLIAMS WENT ON TO EMPHASIZE THAT IF ANYONE GETS A CALL FROM THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT……TO ANSWER IT…….THEY’RE IN
THE PROCESS OF NOTIFYING THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE……OR MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE PATIENT……



SPORTS
03/23/20


THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE  IS GOING TO TAKE  UP TO FOUR WEEKS TO CONSIDER POSTPOING THE TOKYO OLYMPICS…..

THE I-O-C  IS PLANNING MEETINGS WITH JAPANESE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES…..GLOBAL SPORTS OFFICIALS…..BROADCASTERS….AND SPONSORS……

THE GAMES ARE SCHEUDLED TO START JULY 24TH…….AND THE  I-O-C SAYS CANCELING THE GAMES IS NOT UNDER CONSIDERATION……







ALLEN COUNTY CORONA CASES
03/22/90

ALLEN COUNTY HAS ITS FIRST CONFRIMED  CASE  OF CORONAVIRUS.  A 24 YEAR OLD FEMALE WHO'S QUARANTENED.







CORONA UPDATE
03/21/20

WARREN COUNTY HAS ITS THIRD CONFIRMED CASE OF THE CORONA VIRUS….THE 73 YEAR OLD MAN IS BEING TREATED AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
BOWLING GREEN….

DURING HIS AFTERNOON UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THE COMMONWEALTH NOW HAS 63 POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-
19…..BESIDES WARREN…..OTHER NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN ANDERSON….. CALLOWAY…..FAYETTE …..HARDIN…..
HENDERSON……AND OLDHAM…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ASKED SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS TO CONTINUE THEIR BAN ON “IN-PERSON” CLASSES UNTIL AT LEAST APRIL  20TH……

AND FOLLOWING THE LEAD OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT…..THE COMMONWEALTH HAS EXTENDED THE TAX FILING DEADLINE TO JULY 15TH…….







NCLASS@HOME
03/20/20

IN ACCORDANCE WITH A REQUEST FROM GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS HAMBY HAS INFORMED
NEWSWATCH THAT ALLEN COUNTY IS EXTENDING “NCLASS@HOME”  THRU FRIDAY-APRIL 17TH…..

MORE INFORMATION ON CONTINUING  “NCLASS@HOME” WILL BE FORTHCOMING NEXT WEEK…..

ALSO……..TODAY  WAS THE FIRST DAY OF DELIVERING MEALS TO STUDENTS HOMES…..AND THREE-THOUSAND MEALS WERE GIVEN OUT…..ANY
CHILD IN THE COUNTY……AGES ONE TO 18……MAY RECEIVE THE MEALS……

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ALSO SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH THIS COMMUNITY PROJECT……..



CORONA UPDATE
03/20/20

IN HIS CORONA VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THE COMMONWEALTH NOW HAS 47 POSITIVE CORONA VIRUS
CASES…..A SECOND DEATH……AND A SECOND CHILD HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19…..

THE SECOND DEATH WAS A 64 YEAR OLD MAN FROM  JEFFERSON COUNTY WHO HAD A  NUMBER OF OTHER FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTED TO HIS
DEATH……AND THE SECOND CHILD THAT TESTED POSITIVE IS A SIX YEAR  OLD FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY……

THE GOVERNER WENT ON TO SAY THERE HASN’T BEEN ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 19…..WHO TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE DISEASE….ADMITTED
INTO THE I-C-U…….



ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT
03/20/20

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM FOUR-PERCENT IN
DECEMBER TO FOUR-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN JANAURY……WHICH IS ALSO ABOVE THE FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT RECORDED IN JANUARY OF
LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT….JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM  FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT  IN WARREN COUNTY……TO
SIX-POINT-SIX PERECENT  IN HART COUNTY……

AROUND  THE COMMONWEALTH……UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ROSE  IN 94 COUNTIES…..FELL IN  21……AND STAYED THE SAME IN FIVE…..

OLDHAM COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT   THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT  14-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…….



KY FUNERALS
03/20/20

KENTUCKY FUNERAL HOMES ARE STAYING OPEN DURING THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..BUT THE WAY BUSINESS IS DONE MUST CHANGE…..
ACCORDING TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCAION OF EKNCY…..

FOLLOWING A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDATIONS……VIEWINGS AND FUNERALS  SHOULD INCLUDE ONLY IMMEDIATE FAMILY…..WITH A
LARGER MEMORIAL SERVICE  DELAYED UNTIL AFTER THE CORONA VIRUS HAS PASSED……



SPORTS
03/20/20

THE OLYMPIC FLAME ARRIVED IN JAPAN FROM GREECE YESTERDAY AND WAS GREETED INN A SCALED-DOWN CEREMONY……

THE GAMES ARE SCHEDULED  TO OPEN JULY 24TH……







MEAL DELIVERY
03/19/20

FOR THE PAST WEEK……ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN DELIVERING  MEALS TO VARIOUS FEEDING SITES……AND BEGINNING TOMORROW  
MORNING AROUND 10…..THEY WILL BEGIN DELIVERING MEALS TO STUDENTS HOMES……

IF YOUR CHILD DOESN’T RIDE A BUS IN THE AFTERNOON…..THEN YOU MAY STILL PICK UP FOOD  FROM ONE OF THE SUMMER  FEEDNG SITES OR
FLAG THE BUS DOWN AS IT APPROACHES YOUR HOME…….

ALSO ANY CHILD IN THE COUNTY BETWEEN THE AGES OF ONE TO 18…..REGARDLESS IF THEY ARE A CURRENT STUDENT……..IS ELIGIBLE TO
RECEIVE THE MEALS……



EMERGENCY ORDER
03/19/20

THIS MORNING……IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……ALLEN COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER AND SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR DAVID BURCH
SIGNED EXECUTIVE ORDERS DECLARING A LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY……

THE EXECUTIVE ORDERS DECLARING A LOCAL STATE O EMERGENCY ARE NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE……



CORONA UPDATE
03/19/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE NINE NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS……INCLUDING
THE FIRST CONFIRMED CASE IN WARREN COUNTY…..BRINGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS TO 35……

THE WARREN COUNTY CASE IS A 73 YEAR OLD MAN WHO’S BEING TREATED AT GREENVIEW HOSPTIAL…..

THE OTHER NEW CASES WERE REPORTED IN…..BOURBON….KENTON….. FAYETTE….CLARK….AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES  WITH ONE OF THE
JEFFERSON COUNTY CASES BEING AN  EIGHT-MONTH-OLD…..



MEADOWS
03/19/20

88 YEAR OLD GERTRUDE MEADOWS  OF LOUISVILLE DIED TUESDAY IN LOUISVILLE….. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE FOUNTAIN RUN NATIVE WILL BE
SATURDAY AT 12NOON AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WHITE OAK CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 SATURDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….

SHE’S SURVIVED BYA SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; THOMAS AND SHIRLEY…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; ELIZABETH AND GARY REXROAT…..AND
TWO SISTERS; BRENDA  DYER AND SUSIE WHITE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRAND-CHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



MEDLEY
03/19/20

75 YEAR OLD MURAL THOMAS MEDLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..PRIVATE GRADESIDE
SERVICES WILL BE HELD TOMORROW (FRI)  ON THE FAMILY FARM IN ALLEN COUNTY…….ONLINE CONDOLENCES CAN BE MADE AT……HARWOOD-
STRODE-FUNERAL-HOME-DOT-COM…..AND MEMORIAL ARE SUGGESTED TO HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND VANESSA OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;
KRISTINE AND JOSHUA JUDGE OF WEST VIRGINIA, CINDY AND ALAN WISELY OF VIRGINIA AND JENNIFER AND RUSS HURD OF BOWLING GREEN…..
FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/19/20

NASCAR HAS SUSPENDED ITS SEASON……UNTIL MAY…..AS PART OF THE C-D-C’s RECOMMENDATIONS TO POSTONE GATHERINGS FOR THE NEXT
EIGHT WEEKS BECAUSE OF THE   COVID-19  PANDEMIC…..

THE SERIES PLANS TO RETURN TO THE TRACK AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY…..INN VIRGINIA…….ON MAY NINTH……







DOLLAR GENERAL SHOPPING
03/17/20

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO DEDICATE THE FIRST HOUR OF EACH SHOPPING DAY TO SENIOR SHOPPERS…..

DOLLAR GENERAL IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGING THE FIRST OUR OF EACH DAY BE DEDICATED TO  SENIOR SHOPPS…..WHO ARE ONE OF THE MOST
VULNERABLE GROUPS TO THE  CORONIA-VIRUS…..
OTHER SHOPPERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PLAN THEIR SHOPPING TRIPS AROUND THIS WINDOW….

ALSO…..ALL DOLLAR GENERAL STORES PLAN TO CLOSE ONE HOUR EARLIER THAN THE CURRENT CLOSING TIMES TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES TIME TO
CLEAN AND RE-STOCK SHELVES…….



INFORMATION SOURCES
03/17/19

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS ESTABLISHED TWO SOURCES FOR RESIDENTS TO OBTAIN  INFORMATON ON THE CORONA-VIRUS AND HAVE THEIR
QUESTIONS ASKED…..

THE  COVID-19 HOTLINE NUMBER IS……800-SEVEN-TWO-TWO-57-25……..

AND YOU CAN ALSO GO ON-LINE TO…..K-Y-DOT-COVID-19-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……




FOOD SITES
03/17/20


BEGINNING TODAY……THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE DELIVERING BREAKFAST AND LUNCH…..FOR STUDENTS…..TO VARIOUS
SITES……

BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED FROM 7-30 TO 9-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND FROM 7-30 TO 8-30 AT THE CORE…..

THEN LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AT THE…..
HIGH SCHOOL FROM 10-30 TO 11-30…..COUNTY PLACE APARTMENTS AND THE HOUSING AUTHORITY FROM 11 TO 11-25…..ALCO APARTMENTS FROM
11-35 TO 12NOON…..THE CORE FROM 11-45 TO 121-30…….JIM MCDANIEL PARK FROM 12NOON TO 12-25……AND LANDMARK APARTMENTS FORM 12-
10 TO-12-30….

AGAIN…..IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO ONE OF THE SITES…..CALL  SIX-ONE-EIGHT-32-64 TO HAVE THE MEALS DELIVERED…..



CORONA UPDATE
03/17/20

FOUR NEW  CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY….BRINGING THE TOTAL IN KENTUCKY TO 25…..
ONE DEATH HAS BEEN REPORTED……THE 66 YEAR OLD BOURBON COUNTY  MAN ALSO HAD A NUMBER OF OTHER HEALTH ISSUES…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ALSO SAID  CHILD CARE CENTERS WILL CLOSE  AT THE END OF THE BUSINESS DAY ON FRIDAY……

AND THE MAY PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE POSTPONED FROM MAY 19TH TO JUNE 23RD……



CLOSURES
03/17/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS CLOSED THRU APRIL FIFTH AND THEY PLAN ON REOPENING ON MONDAY….APRIL SIXTH…..
DURING THIS TIME IT’S ASK THAT YOU NOT RETURN ANY LIBRARY MATERIALS  UNTIL THEY REOPEN…..ALSO THERE WILL BE NO CHARGE FOR
OVERDUE MATERIALS AND  ITEMS…..AND THEY WILL AUTOMATICLLY RENEW ANY ITEMS CHECKED OUT……..

THE ALLEN COUNTY DISTRICT OFFICE LOBBY WILL BE CLOSED TODAY THRU APRIL FIRST……BILLS MAY BE PAID AT THE DRIVE THRU WINDOW…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM  IS CLOSED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK……







KROGER HOURS
03/16/20

KROGER HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT CONCERNING A CHANGE IN STORE HOURS IN THEIR BOWLING GREEN AND HOPKINSVILLE STORES…..

EFFECTIVE YESTERDAY…..THESE LOCATIONS HAVE TEMPORARILY SHIFTED THEIR SERVICE HOURS FROM SIX IN THE MORNING TO 10 AT NIGHT……



COURT RESTRICTIONS
03/16/20

THE KNTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS ISSUED RESTRICTIONS TO THE COMMONWELAHT’S COURT SYSTEM IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS….

THE HIGH COURT ISSUED AN ORDER TO BE IMPLEMENTED FROM TODAY UNTIL APRIL 10TH…..TO POSTPONE AND RESCHEUDLE CIVIL PROCEEDINGS
THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……..

IN-PERSON HEARINGS WILL  ALSO BE SEVERELY LIMITED FOR CRIMINAL CASES….. WITH THE EXECPTION OF EMERGENCY HEARINGS…..DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE HEARINGS…..AND EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS………

SHOW CAUSE HEARINGS FOR FINES AND COURT COSTS ALREADY SCHEUDULED BETWEEN TODAY AND APRIL 10TH WILL BE PUSHED OUT 60-
DAYS………..

THE ORDER IS ALSO DELAYING JURY DUTY……



KY CORNONA VIRUS UPDATE
03/16/20

GOVERNOR ANY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THREE MORE POSITIVE CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY….BRINGING THE TOTAL TO
21….

THE LATEST CASES CONFIRMED WERE TWO MORE IN JEFFERSON COUNTY AND THE FIRST CASE IN CLARK COUNTY……THE CORONA-VIRUS IS NOW
HAD CASES IN SEVEN COUNTIES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..WITH SIX IN HARRIOSN COUNTY  BEING THE MOST IN ANY SINGLE AREA….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO SAID HE HAS TESTED NEGATIVE….AFTER COMIN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO WAS POSITIVE FOR THE VIRUS WHILE
ATTENDING A LARGE EVENT IN LOUISVILLE EARLIES THIS MONTH……





SPORTS
03/16/20

FORMER LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY BASKETBALL COACH….RICK PITINO…..IS THE NEW BASKETBALL COACH AT IONA COLLEGE……PITINO
REPLACES  TIM CLUEES WHO RESIGNED FRIDAY FOR  HEALTH REASONS…..

PITINO HAS AN OVER-ALL COLLEGE RECORD OF   770 AND  271….
AND HE WAS THE FIRST COACH TO TAKE THREE DIFFERENCE SCHOOLS TO THE       N-C-A-A FINAL FOUR…..WINNING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT
LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY…….AND HE ALSO WENT TO THE FINAL FOUR WITH PROVIDENCE……







WKU COVID UPDATE
03/12/20

IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19  PANDEMIC……WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY WILL EXTEND SPRING BREAK AND TRANSITION FROM A
CLASSROOM STYLE SETTING…..

W-K-U WILL EXTEND SPRING BREAK THROUGH MARCH 22ND….AS RESIDENTAL HALLS WILL REMAIN OPEN THRU MARCH 15TH AS PLANNED…..

AND WESTERN WILL TRANSITION FROM FACE-TO-FACE CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION TO ANOTHER FORMAT THRU APRIL FIFTH…..



SPORTS
03/12/20

THE ARENAS PLAYING HOST TO THE S-E-C AND A-C-C CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS WILL BE MOSTLY EMPTY THE REST OF THE WEEK AS THE GAMES
WILL BE LAYED WITH OUT FANS…..

AND THE N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..WHICH STARTS NEXT WEEK…..WILL ALSO BE PLAYED WITHOUT FANS IN ATTENDANCE…..

A PRESS CONFERENCE WAS HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL YESERDAY TO INTRODUCE JOSE RAMIREZ AS THE NEW VARSITY
SOCCER COACH AND WILLIAMD DEL RIO AS THE ASSISTANT COACH







CORONA UPDATE
03/11/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED LAST NIGHT  THAT KENTUCKY’S TOTAL NUMBER OF CORONA VIRUS CASES  HAS GROWN TO EIGHT…..THE
TWO NEW CASES ARE BOTH PEOPLE  FROM HARRISON COUNTY WHERE THE FIRST CASE WAS CONFIRMED….
KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY  THEY HAVE  RECEIVED  RESULTS OF 54 CASES…..WITH 46 OF THOSE BEING NEGATIVE……18 OF THE 20 RESULTS
RECEIVED YESTERDAY WERE NEGATIVE…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S NURING HOMES ARE RESTRICTING VISTORS BEGINNING TODAY TO COMBAT THE CORONA VIRUS FROM SPREADING TO A
VULNERABLE POPULATION……

THE BESHEAR ADMINISTRATION HAS ALSO ISSUED…..VERY STRONG GUIDANCE….. FOR PRIVATE RUN FACILITIES……AND CAL TURNER REHAB AND
SPECIALITY CARE IS RESTRICTING VISITATION STARTING TODAY…….



SPORTS
03/11/20

SENIOR PATRIOT BASKETBALL PLAYER CHARLIE CALVERT HAS BEEN NAMED TO THE 22-MEMBER….TOM LEACH ALL RESILIENT TEAM…..

THE RECOGNITION HONORS STUDENT-ATHLETES FROM  KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOLS WHO HAD TO OVERCOME ADVERSITY TO PARTICIPATE….AND OR
EXCELL IN SPORTS IN THE PAST CALENDAR YEAR……


AND THE GIRL’S SWEET 16 BEGINS TODAY AS…..
IN TODAY’S OPENING ROUND….
RYLE PLAYS LETCHER COUNTY AND E’TOWN GOES AGAINST BULLITT EAST…..

AND YOU CAN HEAR THE TOURNAMENT ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…….STARTING AT 10-45 THIS MORNING…….







CORONA VIRUS
03/10/20

AT A PRESS CONFERENCE LAST NIGHT…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID TWO MORE PEOPLE HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE CORONA-VIRUS IN
KENTUCKY…… BRINGING THE TOTAL TO SIX……

THE LATEST CASES ARE IN FAYETTE AND HARRISON COUNTIES……AS HARRISON COUNTY NOW HAS THRE CASES…..FAYETEE COUNTY HAS TWO
PEOPLE BEING THREATED  AND ONE IN JEFFERSON COUNTY…..
THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN HAS TESTED ONE PERSON FOR THE VIRUS……AND THE TEST RESULT WAS NEGATIVE…..

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH…..STATE OPERATIONS CENTER IS OPERATING AT LEVEL ONE…..WHICH IS THE HIGHEST
CACTIVATION LEVEL…..
AND THERE’S A NEW HOTLINE FOR KENTUCKIANS TO CALL WITH  CONERNS AND QUESTIONS  ABOUT THE  VIRUS…..AND THAT NUMBER IS……ONE-
800-SEVEN-TWO-TWO-57-25



WHITE
03/10/20

67 YEAR OLD JERRY WAYNE WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..GRVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE
AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PAM WHITE……FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JOSHUA AND CHRISTINE AND JUSTIN  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE,
ZACHARY AND JENNIFER AND MATTHEW AND JACQUELINE ALL OF BOWLING GREEN AND BRIAN OF ILLINOIS….. THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW; SHANNON AND NICK WHITE OF BOWLING GREEN AND MEGAN AND KEVEN WHITE AND KELLIE MILLER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. THREE
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; TIM AND CHERYL RICE AND TERRY RICE ALL OF MISSOURI AND DENNIS RICE OF KANSAS…..AND A SISTER; TAMMY
RICE OF MISSOURI…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



WILLIAMS
03/10/20

93 YEAR OLD ALMA PHILLIPS WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; NORMA AND CARROL WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; PAULINE NORBY OF
MINNESOTA……AND TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; MILDRED PHILLIPS AND ARTHEMA CARTER BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/10/20

THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED TONIGHT AS BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON WARREN CENTRAL…..


THE PREDATORS ARE IN MONTREAL TO TAKE ON THE CANADIENS……







TIME OFF
03/06/20

IN THE MIDST OF A BAD FLU SEASON….AND THE GROWING THREAT OF THE CORONAVIRUS…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS CALLED ON
EMPLOYERS TO OFFER PAID SICK LEAVE IF THE DON’T ALREADY…..

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR ECONOMIC POLICY…..THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ONE OF THE WORST STATE’S IN THE NATION WHEN IT
COMES TO OFFERING PAID SICK LEAVE…..IN PART…..BECAUSE IT HAS SO MANY LOW-WAGE JOBS……



ESCAPEE CAPTURED
03/06/20

AN ESCAPEE FROM A HART COUNTY JAIL WORK DETAIL HAS BEEN LOCATED AND TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BY STATE POLICE….

JERRY BRITT WAS CHARGED WITH ESCAPE AND THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING-AUTO……



KY CORONAVIRUS
03/0620

KENTUCKY IS TESTING A HANDFULL OF PATIENTS FOR THE CORONAVIRUS…..BUT THERE ARE NO CONFIRMED CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAYS OFFICIALS HAVE TESTED SEVEN LOW-RISK INDIVIDUALS FOR THE VIRUS…..FOUR TESTED NEGATIVE AND THREE
RESULTS ARE PENDING……
THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH  NOW  HAS THE CAPABILITY TO TEST FOR THE VIRUS AND CAN GET RESULTS IN THE SAME DAY OR
THE NEXT DAY…..

MEANWHLE….TENNESSEE HAS CONFIRMED ITS FIRST CASE OF THE VIRUS…..THE PATIENT IS AN ADULT MALE LIVING IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY WHO
RECENTLY TRAVELD OUT OF THE STATE…..THE INDIVIDUAL IS ISOLATED AT HOME WITH MILD SYMPTOMS…..



MUTTER NOT GUILTY
03/06/20

AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..

JACKIE MUTTER HAD BEEN CHARGED WITH THE JANUARY TWENTY-17 SHOOTING DEATH OF 38 YEAR OLD WENDELL JACKSON….

MUTTER CLAIMED HE SHOT JACKSON IN  SELF-DEFENSE AND THEY JURY AGREED……



RIGSBY
03/06/20

37 YEAR OLD JEFFERY BRYANT  “JEFF”  RIGSBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FEBRUARY 19TH AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE
SERVICE  WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (SAT) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS FATHER; TOM AND WIFE DEBBIE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HIS MOTHER; CINDY RIETKERK AND HUSBAND KIPP OF FLORIDA……A
BROTHER; ZACH OF BOWLING GREEN…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SAMANTHA AND JOEY SMITH OF GLASGOW……A STEP-BROTHER; SEAN
RIETKERK OF MICHIGAN…..MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; DEANIE VOYLES OF LEWISPORT…..AND PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; EDNA RIGSBY OF
BOWLING GREEN…..



SPORTS
03/06/20

THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL  TOURNAMENT CONTINUES AT DIDDLE ARENA AS……
RUSSELL COUNTY GOES AGAINST BOWLING GREEN,,,,,
AND LOGAN COUNTY TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY……







CAMPGROUNDS TO OPEN
03/05/20

KENTUCKY STATE PARK CAMPGROUNDS ARE PREPARING TO OPEN LATER THIS MONTH…..

THE CAMPING SEASON OFFICIALY STARTS MARCH 13TH AT ALL 30-KENTUCKY STATE PARK CAMPGOUNDS…..THAT FEATUE ABOUT 23-HUNDRED
CAMPING SITES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…….

ALL STATE PARK CAMPGROUNDS HAVE WATER AND ELECTRIC  SERVICE  WITH DUMP STATIONS OR SEWER HOOKUPS…..ALONG WITH PICNIC TABLES
AND FIRE RINGS  AT EACH IMPROVED SITE AND BATHHOUSES…..PRIMITIVE SITES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE…..



VOTING RIGHTS
03/05/20

MORE THAN 152-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS NOW HAVE A CONVENIENT WAY TO FIND OUT IF THEIR VOTING RIGHTS HAVE BEEN RESTORED….

YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR  ANDY BESHEAR  UNVEILED A WEBSITE…..CIVIL-RIGHTS-RESTORE-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…….TO HELP KENTUCKIANS  
DETERMINE IF THEY QUALIFY……

ON HIS THIRD  DAY IN OFFICE……BESHEAR SIGNED AN ORDER RESTORING   THE RIGHTS TO VOTE AND HOLD PUBLIC OFFICE TO KENTUCKIANS WHO
WERE CONVICTED OF MOST  NON-VIOLENT FELONIES AND WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR SENTENCES……



ESCAPEE
03/05/20

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A SCOTTSVILLE MAN WHO ESCAPED FROM A HART COUNTY JAIL WORK DETAIL YESTERDAY…..

37 YEAR OLD JERRY BRITT TOOK A  TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN….GOLD LINCOLN NAVIGATOR IN THE BLUEGRASS AVENUE AREA IN HART COUNTY…..THE
VEHICLE  WAS LATER LOCATED  IN THE SHANTY HOLLOW AREA OF WARREN COUNTY…..
BRITT IS A WHITE MALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND HAZEL EYES…..HE’S FIVE-FEET 11-INCLES TALL AND WEIGHT 175-POUNDS……AND WAS WEARING  
BLUE JEANS….BLACK HOODIE AND CAMOUFLAGE HAT…..

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION  ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF JERRY BRITT IS ASKED TO CONTACT  STATE POLICE  AT TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-
EIGHT-TWO-20-10….OR BY TEXT A TIP VIA THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE  APP……



SPORTS
03/05/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE STARS……







UNCLAIMED PROPERTY
03/04/20

DURING THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24TH….THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY DIVISION OF THE KENTUCKY STATE TREASURER’S OFFICE  RETURNED  ONE-
POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS TO KENTUCKIANS…..
THIS IS THE FIRST MILLION DOLLAR PAYMENT OF THE YEAR…..AND SINCE TAKING OFFICE IN TWENTY-16…..TREASURER  ALLISON BALL HAS
RETURNED 93-MILLION DOLLARS IN UNCLAIMED PROPERTY TO KENTUCKIANS…..

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY GENERALLY CONSISTS OF PAYROOL CHECKS….UNCLAIMED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES….OLD LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES…..
STOCKS…..OR VENDOR CHECKS…..

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT UNCLAIMED PROPERTY….GO ONLINE TO…..TREASURY-DOT-K-Y-DOTGOV……



SEVERE WEATHER WEEK
03/04/20

THIS IS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN KENTUCKY…..AND A STATEWIDE TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS SCHEUDLED FOR TODAY……

THE DRILL WILL BE AT NINE-OH-SEVEN CENTRAL TIME THIS MORNING…..AS OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN WILL SOUND…..WEATHER ALERT RADIOS
WILL ACTIVATE…..AND TEVEVISION AND RADIO STATIONS WILL BROADCAST THE ALERT…..ALONG WITH MOBILE DEVISES…..

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER….YOU CAN GO TO THE KENTUCKY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WEBSITE
AT…..K-Y-E-M-DOT-K-Y-DOT COM……



PURSUIT-FOUNTAIN RUN
03/04/20

STATE POLICE ATTEMPTED TO STOP A VEHICLE ON MAIN STREET IN FOUNTAIN RUN WHEN IT SPEED AWAY…..

THE PURSUIT CAME INTO ALLEN COUNTY AND TURNED ONTO CELSOR ROAD….. WHERE THE VEHICLE  DROVE THROUGH A CLOSED GATE AND INTO
AN OPEN FIELD….THE CAR THEN WENT THROUGH A FENCE AND DOWN AN EMBANKMENT WHERE IT BECAME STUCK…..

THE DRIVER…..26 YEAR OLD AARON COLES OF FOUNTAIN RUN  WAS FOUND TRYING TO HIDE UNDER  A LOG….HE WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED
WITH  WANTON ENDANGERMENT-POLICE OFFICER, FLEEING OR EVADING, RESISTING ARREST AND A NUMBER OF  TRAFFIC OFFENSES…..



SPORTS
03/04/20

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE PATROTS LAST NIGHT…..AT THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..AS THE DROPPED AT 78 TO 46 DECISION
TO BOWLING GREEN…..


IN LAST NIGHT’S OTHER GAME….
IT WAS LOGAN COUNTY 79 AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY 58……







SCHOOL BREAKFAST WEEK
03/03/20

NATIONAL SCHOOL BREAKFAST WEEK IS BEING OBSERVED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT…..

THE “NATONAL SCHOOL BREAKFAST WEEK CAMPAIGN….A YEARLY PROGRAM LAUNCED IN 1989…..IS CENTERED ON A NATIONAL THEME OF  “OUT OF
THIS WORLD”  TO REMIND THE ENTIRE SCHOOL COMMUNITY THAT SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROVIDES A HEALTHY AND ENERGIZING START TO THE DAY
FOR STUDENTS…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SERVES   OVER  19-HUNDRED BREAKFAST MEALS DAILY THROUGH THE FEDERALLY FUNDED SCHOOL
BREAKFAST PROGRAM….. WHICH PROVIDES BREAKFAST AND LUNCH IN ALL ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS AT NO COST TO STUDENTS…..



MADISONVILLE REAL I-D OFFICE
03/03/20

A REGIONAL….REAL-I-D OFFICE HAS OPENED IN MADISIONVILLE…..AND THE NEW HOPKINS COUNTY OFFICE CAN SERVE ALL KENTUCKIANS
REGARDLESS OF WHERE THEY LIVE…….

LIKE  MADISONVILLE…..THE “REAL I-D”  OFFICE AT THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HEADQUARTERS IN FRANKFORT IS A REGIONAL
APPLICATION SITE…..
WHILE THE OFFICES IN PADUCAH…..SOMERSET….AND BOWLING GREEN ARE CURRENTLY SERVING THE COUNTIES WHERE THEY ARE LOCATED…..
BUT WILL SERVE THE REGION ONCE WORKSTATION CAPACITY EXPANDS……



DOLLAR GENERAL AWARD
03/02/20

FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN AROW…..DOLLAR GENERAL HAS EARNED  “TRAINING MAGAZINE’S”  TOP HONOR  FOR  ITS  “20-20  TOP  ONE-HUNDRED-25”

IN ADDITION TO THE COMPANY’S SECOND YEAR OF EARNING THE MAGAZINE’S TOP TRAINING HONOR…..THIS  IS  DOLALR GENERAL’S  THIRD YEAR
AMONG THE PRESTIGIOU LIST’S  TOP FIVE HONOREES AND THE NINTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR TO BE NAMED TO THE  TOP  ONE-25 LIST……

IN ADDITION TO “TRAINING”…..DOLLAR GENERAL WAS RECOGNIZED ON  “FORTUNE”  MAGAZINE’S   20-20 WORLD’S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES…..AND
NAMED AS “MASS MARKET RETAILERS”   20-20 RETAILER OF THE YEAR…..




LEGAL FOOD FRENZY
03/02/20

THE…..20-20 LEGAL FOOD FRENZY…..KICKED OFF FRIDAY…..

ACCORDING TO ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON……THE FOOD FRENZY  IS A STATEWIDE COMPETITION  THAT CHALLENGES  THE
COMMONWEALTH’S LEGAL COMMUNITY TO RAISE RESOURCES FOR HUNGER RELIEF…..

THE GOAL OF THIS YEAR’S CAMPAIGN IS TO COLLECT  800-THOUSAND POUNDS OF FOOD OR 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS BEFORE MARCH 14TH…..
WITH THE PROCEES GOING TO “FEEDING KENTUCKY”….WHICH IS A STATEWIDE FOOD BANK NETWORK THAT DISTRIBUTES 72-MILLION MEALS
ANNUALLY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH 800-LOCAL CHARITABLE FEEDING ORGANIZATIONS IN ALL 120 COUNTIES…..



MULTI-VEHICLE FATAL
03/02/20

STATE POLICE SAY A MUTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT FRIDAY AFTERNOON  IN THE AUSTIN COMMUNITY OF BARREN COUNTY…..ON AUSTIN/TRACY ROAD…..
CLAIMED A LIFE…..
A VEHICLE DRIVEN NBY 57 YEAR OLD TAMMY GOSNELL OF AUSTIN…..STRUCK THE REAR OF ANOTHER VEHICLE   OPERATED BY 18 YEAR OLD ZAYNE
BARNHARDT OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..……
GOSNELL THEN  PASSED BARNHARDT….HITTING THE PASSENG SIDE AND CROSSING THE CENTER LINE AND STRIKING A GOOSNECK TRAILER BEING
TOWED BY  62 YEAR OLD DAVID STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE……

GOSELL DIED AT THE SCENE…..AND A PASSENGER IN THE BARNHARDT VEHICLE….37 YEAR OLD CASSANDRA BARNHARDT  WAS TRANSPORTED TO   
T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL…..



SPORTS
03/02/20

THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT CONTINUES…..
AS LOGAN COUNTY TAKES ON METCALFE COUNTY…..
AND BARREN  COUNTY PLAYS WARREN EAST……


THE PREDATORS  ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE OILERS…..







BRIDGE CLOSURE
02/28/20

AS YOU BEGIN TO MAKE YOUR PLANS FOR NEXT WEEK…..KEEP IN MIND THAT A BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT  WILL CREATE A LONG-TERM ROAD
CLOSURE ON KENTUCKY FIVE-85…..AT MILE POINT EIGHT-POINT-THREE….AT  THE ALLEN/SIMPSON COUNTY LINE…..

THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSED BEGINNING  MONDAY .AND WILL BE CLOSED FOR APPROXIMALTEY 60-DAYS…..AND KEEP IN MIND THAT THE DETOUR WILL
ADD EXTRA TRAVEL TIME TO YOUR DESTINATION……

THE BRIDGE IS BEING  REHABILITATED AND UPGRADED TO ELIMINATE  WEIGHT RETRICTIONS……




NEW TRACK
02/28/20

A NEW TRACK IS COMING TO THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM’S MOTORSPORTS PARK…..

THE NEW….OFF-ROADING OBSTACLE COURSE…..WILL BE FOR OFF-ROAD VEHICLES SUCH AS TRUCKS….JEEPS….AND S-U-Vs…..

AS THE VENUE WILL CATER TO DRIVERS OF DIFFERENT LEVELS…..AND WILL INCLUDE A MUD PIT….LOG CRAWL…..SAND PIT…..AND MORE……



WARREN COUNTY NEW PLANT
02/27/20

126-NEW JOBS WILL BE COMING TO WARREN COUNTY AS CROWN CORK AND SEAL   U-S-A   WILL INVEST 148-MILLION DOLLARS TO   CONSTRUCT A  
327-THOUSAND-SQUARE FOOT FACILITY IN THE KENTUCKY TRANSPARK……

CROWN CORK AND SEAL PRODUCES METAL BEVERAGE CANS…..PROMOTIONAL PACKAGING….AND FOOD AND CONSUMER GOODS ENCLOSURES…..



HORSE  CAVE PLANT EXPANSION
02/28/20

A TOTAL OF 140 NEWS JOBS WILL BE COMING TO HART COUNTY DUE TO AN EXPANSION OF THE  T-MARZETTE COMPANY FACILITY IN HORSE CAVE…..

THE SALAD  DRESSING PRODUCER PLANS TO EXPAND ITS PLANT WITH A 93-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT……

THE 185-THOUSAND-SQUARE-FOOT EXPANSON WILL  ALLOW FOR ADDITIONAL MANUFACTURING SPACE…..AS-WELL-AS  THE PURCHASE OF NEW
EQUIPMENT FOR INCREADSE  DRESSING AND SAUCE PRODUCTION……



TAXING BILL
02/28/20

A KENTUCKY HOUSE PANEL HAS APPROVED A PROPOSAL AIMED AT GIVING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS MORE LATITUDE IN GENERATING TAX REVENUE TO
KEEP UP WITH DEMANDS FOR SERVICES…..

THE PROPOSED CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT NOW HEADS TO THE FULL HOUSE…..



SPORTS
02/28/20

TONIGHT…..THE BOY’S 15TH DISTRICT CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..AS THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON
BARREN COUNTY……

TIP OFF IS SIX……AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..
AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


PATRIOT SENIOR GOLFER BRYSON BONDS WILL CONTINUE HIS PLAYING CAREER FOLLOWING GRADUATION…..
AS YESTERDAY HE SIGNED HIS LETTER OF INTENT TO PLAY COLLEGE GOLF  AT BRESIA UNIVERSITY IN OWENSBORO……







NEW MESONET STATION
02/27/20

THE KENTUCKY MESNONET…..AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..IS GOING TO ADD A NEW STATION IN WAYNE COUNTY…..

THE MESONET WILL PROVIDE HALF OF THE FUNDING TO INSTALL THE STATION….. AND WAYNE COUNTY FISCAL COURT WILL PROVIDE THE OTHER
HALF…..AS-WELL-AS ANNUAL FUNDING FOR SITE MAINTENANCE….

THE MESONET…..WHICH COLLECTS REAL-TIME  WEATHER DATA EVERY FIVE-MINUTES……24-HOURS A DAY….. IS THE COMMONWEALTH’S OFFICIAL
SOUCRCE FOR WEATHER AND CLIMATE DATA…..

THE FIRST STATION WAS  INSTALLED  IN MAY TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN…..AND  BY THE END OF THIS YEAR…..THE MESONET EXPECTS TO HAVE AT
LEAST  75-STATIONS OPERATING…..COVERNING OVER HALF OF KENTUCKY’S COUNTIES…..



PHONE SCAMS
02/27/20

THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THERE ARE TWO NEW PHONE SCAMS THAT HAVE BEEN REPORTED…

IN ONE….THE SCAMMER SAYS THE INDIVIDUAL LEFT A CREDIT CARD IN THE STORE AND THEY NEED THEM TO VERIFY THE CARD NUMBER…..

IN THE OTHER….THE SCAMMER IMPERSONATES A POLICE OFFICER WHO  SAYS THE INDIVIDUALS INFORMATION  WAS COMPROMISED…..AND THEY
NEED TO TRANSFER THE INDIVIDUAL  TO “HOMELAND SECURITY”….WHERE THEY ARE ASKED FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION….

IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE CALLS….HANG UP…AND NEVER GIVE OUT PERSONAL INFORMATION  OVER THE PHONE…..



COSBY
02/26/20

73 YEAR OLD BARBARA ANN COSBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT 11 AT   T-W CROW  AND SON   FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND INA ELMORE AND JESSE AND BENITA ELMORE…..HER MOTHER; JEAN FROST…..
AND A SISTER; JANET WALLIN…..SIX GRANDCHIDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/27/20

AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..
BARREN COUNTY PLAYS  GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSHP GAME……

TIP OFF IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..
AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE FLAMES….. .







FISCAL COURT
02/26/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE RESCUE SQUAD BUILDING LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING….
THE COURT APPROVED A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING ONE-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN RURAL AND MUNICIPAL ROAD AID FROM THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTARION CABINET FOR BLACK TOPPING,…..THE ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN-UP WEEK WAS SET FOR MARCH 21ST  THRU THE 28TH……AND THE
FINAL SATURDAY WILL BE A “COUNTY WIDE CLEAN UP DAY”……

A GRANT HAS BEEN RECEIVED FROM THE COMMONWEALTH FOR THE WIDENING OF JOHNSON ROAD…..FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLARS WAS APPROVED
FOR A NEW COUNTY “LOGO” AND WEB-SITE…..AND JOE CORNWELL WAS REAPPOINTED TO THE FOUNTAIN RUN WATER DISTRICT BOARD…….



REMAINS IDENTIFIED
02/26/20

REMAINS OF A FEMALE…..FOUND IN RURAL PULASKI COUNTY  NEAR NANCY IN 1995….HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THOSE OF A MISSING ALLEN COUNTY
WOMAN….

CHRISTIE YORK WITCHER WAS LAST SEEN IN JULY 1993……THERE WAS NO IDENTIFYING INFORMATION NEAR THE REMAINS AND DETAILS OF THE
CASE HAD BEEN PLACED INTO THE NATONAL MISSING AND UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS SYSTEM… AND A SAMPLE OF THE FEMALE’S  D-N-A  WAS ALSO
PROVIDED FOR COMPARISON IN THE “COMBINED D-N-A  INDEXED SYSTEM”  RUN BY THE   F-B-I……

THE INVESTIGATION INTO WITCHERS DISAPPEARANCE AND DEATH ARE STILL ACTIVE……AND ONGOING…..BY THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFFS
DEPARTMENT AND PULASKI COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…….







FLU CASES DOWN
02/25/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES IN KENTUCKY IS DOWN….ABOUT 18-HUNDRED NEW CASES WERE REPORTED LAST WEEK…..WHICH WAS DOWN FROM
ABOUT 21-HUNDRED THE WEEK BEFORE….

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FLU CASES FOR THE SEASON…..IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. IS APPROACHING 20-THOUSAND  WITH 66  DEATHS FROM FLU-
RELATED COMPLICATONS…..

SO FAR THIS YEAR……THERE HAVE BEEN 331 CONFIRMED FLU CASES IN ALLEN COUNTY…..



JURY POOL
02/25/20

SENATE BILL  “ONE-32”……WHICH  WOULD ADD PEOPLE WITH  STATE-ISSUED PERSONAL IDENTIFICAION CARDS……TO A POOL OF POTENTIAL
JURORS…..PASSED THE KENTUCKY SENATE  ON A 35-TO-NOTHING VOTE YESTERDAY……

AND  SENATE BILL TWO WHICH WOULD  PROVIDE A FREE   STATE-ISSUED   “I-D CARD” FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 AND DO NOT HAVE A
VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE……CURRENTLY THE  “I-D”   COSTS  30-DOLLARS….

THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS COMPLIES A LIST OF PROSPECTIVE JURORS DRWAN FROM PEOPLE WITH DRIVER’S LICENSES…..TAX
ROLLS FROM INDIVIDUAL RETURNS……AND VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS……







DISTRICTED DRIVING
02/24/20

ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION….. KENTUCKY RANKS IN THE TOP FIVE IN THE COUNTRY FOR THE MOST
DISTRICTED DRIVES…..

STATE POLICE SAY THEY ARE SEEING MORE AND MORE INSTANCES OF PEOPLE TEXTING…..ANSWERING MESSAGES….AND EVEN WATCHING
PROGRAMS ON I-PADS WHILE DRIVING…..

THEY GO ON TO SAY THAT IF YOU ARE AT FAULT IN A COLLISION…..BECAUSE YOU WERE TEXING AND DRIVING……YOU CAN LEGALLY BE HELD LIABLE
FOR THE ACCIDENT…….



FATAL-BARREN
02/24/20

A THREE- VEHICLE ACCIDENT YESTERDAY MORNING IN BARREN COUNTY…..ON HAPPY VALLEY ROAD NEAR HARRY KING ROAD…..CLAIMED A LIFE….

STATE POLCIE SAY 73 YEAR OLD  MARY JOHNSON HIT A VEHICLE DRIVERN  BY 60 YEAR OLD DEBORAH CUNDARI WHILE SHE WAS ATTEMPTING TO
MAKE A TURN….. JOHNSON’S VEHICLE THEN TRAVELED INTO ONCOMING TRAFFIC WHERE IT WAS HIT BY A THIRD CAR….

JOHNSON DIED AT THE SCENE….WHILE CUNDARI WAS TAKEN TO T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..



REMAINS FOUND
02/24/20

SUSPECTED HUMAN REMAINS WERE LOCATED IN A FIELD NEAR THE 11-HUNDRED BLOCK OF NORTH NELSON ROAD IN HART COUNTY YESTERDAY…..

STATE POLICE SAY THE REMAINS ARE UNIDENTIFIABLE AT THIS TIME  AND WILL BE TAKEN TO THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE FOR
EXAMINATION…..



SPORTS
02/24/20

THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE  HIGH SCHOOL…..

AS THE BARREN COUNTY GIRLS PLAY MONROE COUNTY AT SIX…..
AND THEN THE TROJANS TAKE ON THE HORNETS AT SEVEN-30……

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-
THREE…..WVLE…. STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







SULLIVAN
02/20/20

37 YEAR OLD MALISSA SHAWN HOOTEN SULLIVAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION METHODIST CEMETERY….. VISITAION BEGINS AFTER 11 SATURDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JESSE ALLEN SULLIVAN…..A DAUGHTER; REGAN SULLIVAN….A STEP-DAUGHTER; JESSICA SULLIVAN…..HER  
MOTHER; DONNA BARNES….AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; BRANDI AND JOE SULLIVAN  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; NATHAN AND DEBORA SULLIVAN OF FOUNTAIN RUN……A STEP-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…..



SPORTS
02/20/20

THE PATRIOTS GO TO RUSSELLVILLE FOR A BOYS DOUBLEHEADER…..







HART INMATE
02/19/20

AUTHORITIES ARE SEARCHING  FOR  AN INMATE THAT ESCAPED FROM THE HART COUNTY JAIL…..

THE ESCAPEE IS 30 YEAR OLD DARRON WREN OF CAVE CITY…..WREN IS A WHITE MALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND HAZEL EYES…..HE’S APPROXIMATELY
FIVE-FEET NINE-INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 135 POUNDS……
WHEN LAST SEEN HE WAS WEARING BLUE JEANS  AND A  WHITE HOODED SWEATSHIRT…..

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF DARRON WREN IS ASKED TO CONTACT STATE POLICE……



ROBBERY-EDMONSON
02/19/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN ARMED ROBBERT THAT OCCURRED SATURDAY MORNING AT THE “Z-MART” STORE IN THE SWEEDEN
COMMUNITY IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

JUST BEFOE FIVE….A MALE SUBJECT BRANDISHING A HANDGUN ENGTERED THE STORE AND DEMANDED……

HE’S DESCRIBED AS  FIVE-FEET TO FIVE-FEET-TWO INCHES  TALL….AND WAS WEARING BLACK CLOTHING AND BLACK MASK AND GLOVES…..



COOPER
02/19/20

28 YEAR OLD CORY REED COOPER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY IN LOUISVILLE…. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT
GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE HEALING PLACE…. AND FOR MR. COOPER’S FUNERAL CITY
OFFICES WILL CLOSE AT NOON FRIDAY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER; JOHANNA HOBDY AND HUSBAND; TIM……AND HIS FATHER; CHAD COOPER AND WIFE VICKI  ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS; GARRETT COOPER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MATT HOBDY OF GLASGOW….A SISTER; ABIGAIL COOPER OF
SCOTTSVILLE……AND HIS MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS; JOHN AND BEVERLY ADAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE…….



SPORTS
02/19/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL….AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 50 TO 40
DECISION TO THE LADY DRAGONS…..


AND THE PATRIOTS LOST TO THE DRAGONS 75 TO 41……







CITY COUNCIL
02/17/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS IN SPECIAL SESSION THIS MORNING AT 10….. ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE APPROVING  THE FLEET
MANAGEMENT PROGRAM…. ACCEPTING PROPOSALS…..AND AWARDING THE CONTRACT TO A VENDOR…..



UK TRUSTREES
02/17/20


KENTUCKY SENATE PRESIDENT ROBERT STIVERS SAID FRIDAY THAT FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S LAST FOUR APPOINTMENTS TO THE
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY BOARD OF TRUSTEES WERE OUT OF COMPLIANCE WITH STATE LAW….

STIVERS SAID THE SENATE WILL BE UNABLE TO CONFIRM REPUBLICANS  BEVIN APPOINTED LATE LAST YEAR BECAUSE IT WOULD IMPROPERLY
THROW OFF THE POLITICAL MAKEUP OF THE BOARD…..

ACCORDING TO KENTUCKY LAW…..UNIVERSITY BOARD APPOINTMENTS BY THE GOVERNOR MUST REFLECT PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION OF
THE TWO LEADING POLITICAL PARTIES BASED ON THE COMMONWEALTH’S VOTER REGISTRAITON……

DEMOCRATS CURRENTLY OUTNUMBER REPUBLICANS IN KENTUCKY…..AND BEVIN’S APPOINTMENT OF THREE REPUBLICANS AND ONE DEMOCRAT
WOULD MAKE THE POLITICAL BALANCE OF THE BOARD 10 REPUBLICANS AND SEVEN DEMCRATS…..



TUITION DISCOUNT
02/17/20

BEGINNING THIS FALL…..THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT CHATTANOOGA WILL OFFER DISCOUNTED TUITION TO STUDENTS FROM KENTUCKY AND
EIGHT OTHER STATES….

UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS SAY THE GOAL OF THE NEW “REGIONAL TUTION PROGRAM IS TO ATRACT AND RETAIN DIVERSE TALENT IN THE AREA…..AS-
WELL-AS REACH ENROLLMENT GOALS….

UNDER THE NEW PROGRAM…..”REGIONAL STUDENTS” WOULD PAY ABOUT 18-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR…..INSTEAD OF ABOUT 26-THOUSAND AS
OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS…..




SPORTS
02/17/20

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY DEFEATED MISSISSIPPI STATE  73 TO 62…..
AND LOUISVILLE DOWNED NOTRE DAME 82 TO 49…..

THE PREDATORS BEAT THE BLUES TWO TO ONE……

AND RAIN FORCED POSTPONEMENT OF THE DAYTONA 500 YESTERDAY…..THE GREAT AMERICAN RACE WILL BE RUN TODAY……







BACKPACK PROGRAM
02/14/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY FAMILY RECOURCE AND YOUTH SERVICE CENTERS HAVE RECEIVED  A 500-DOLLAR DONATION FROM THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM
BUREAU FOUNDATION….THAT WILL BE USED TO HELP PURCHASE FOOD ITEMS FOR THE CENTER’S   “BACKPACK PROGRAM”…..

THE “BACKPACK PROGRAM”  FILLS BACKPACKS  WITH FOOD STAPLES FOR STUDENTS FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES TO TAKE HOME FOR THE WEEK-
END….. THE STUDENT THEN RETURNS THE BACKPACK ON MONDAY FOR RE-USED THE FOLLOWING WEEK-END…..

THE DONATION WAS MADE IN RECOGNITION OF FOOD CHECK-OUT DAY….WHICH WAS FEBRUARY FIFTH….. WHICH IS THE DAY  IN THE YEAR THAT THE
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD HAS EARNED ENOUGH INCOME TO PAY A FULL YEAR’S GROCERY BILL…….



FRIENDS GRANT
02/14/20

THE FRIENDS OF MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAVE RECEIVED A SIX-THOUSAND DOLLAR STATE FARM  “GOOD NEIGHBOR CITIZENSHIP
EDUCATION GRANT”…..

THE FUNDS WILL BE USED TO PARTNER WITH THE MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT….TO PROMOTE
TEACHE DEVELOPMENT THROUGHT A FREE OVER-NIGHT TEACH WORKSHOP IN THE PARK JULY  NINTH AND TENTH…..

THE WORKSHOP  WILL INCLUDE TWO FULL DAYS OF LESSONS….AS-WELL-AS TEACHING METHODS……AS PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN THE
IMPORTANCE OF WATER IN A KARST ECOSYSTEM…..



SMOTHERMAN
02/14/20

76 YEAR OLD FORREST LEE  “SMOKEY”  SMOTHERMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT NEW LIFE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP CHURCH…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
MONDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY BARBARA CHAPMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEFFERY OF BOWLING GREEN AND TIMMY AND
SHEILA OF HARDINSBURG…..A DAUGHTER; MEGAN GRIFFIN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; DEBBIE AND RONNIE
DONOVAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TERRY AND CHRISTA OF AUBURN…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SHEILA
ARMSTRONG OF RUSSELLVILLE AND JUDY AND MERVIN PEARSON OF DUNMOR…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; JUNIOR FULLER OF RUSSELLVILLE…….10
GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/14/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND PICKED UP TWO WINS OVER METCALFE COUNTY…..AS THE LADY PATROTS BEAT
THE LADY HORNETS 53 TO 49……

AND IT TOOK TWO OVERTIME FOR THE PATRIOTS TO GET PAST THE HORNETS 89 TO 78……







REVENUE UP
02/12/20

THERE’S GOOD NEWS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH’S  FINANCES……AS BOTH THE GENERAL FUND AND ROAD FUND SHOWED HEALTHY INCREASES IN
JANUARY….. WHEN COMPARED TO A YEAR AGO…..

ACCORDING TO BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN HICKS…..GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS  GREW NINE-POINT-TWO PERCENT INJANURY WHEN COMPARED TO A
YEAR AGO……WHILE  THE ROAD FUND INCREASED  FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..

THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE CALLS FROM  ONE-POINT-SIX PERCENT GROWTH IN REVENUES OVER  FISCAL YEAR-19 TOTALS……WHICH MEANS
COLLECTIONS FOR THE REMAINDER O THE YEAR CAN   FALL  ONE-POINT-ONE PERCENT AND STILL MEET THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE……



FORT KNOX
02/2/20
06:05AM

FORT KNOX HAS BEEN SELECTED TO BE THE  HOME OF THE NEW…..”U-S” ARMY FIFTH CORPS HEADQUARTERS…..

THE “FIFTH” CORP HEADQUARTERS WILL CONSIST OF APPROXIMATLEY 635 SOLDIERS….OF WHICH  200 WILL SUPPORT AN OPERATIONAL COMMAND
POST IN EUROPE ON A ROTATIONAL BASIS……

THE CORPS HEADQUARTERS IS PROJECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL BY THIS FALL……



VETS RIDES
02/12/20

THE FOURTH MONDAY OF THE MONTH……A  “V-F-W”  SERVICE OFFICER IS AT THE HALFREY/DALTON  POST TO ASSIST VETERANS AND THEIR
DEPENDENTS…..AND NOW FREE RIDES ON…..“SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT”…..ARE AVAILBLE FOR VETERANS THAT DAY……



SPORTS
02/12/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL IS CONSIDERING EXPANDING THE PLAYOFFS TO NEARLY HALF THE TEAMS…..AND ALLOWING HIGHER-SEEDED WILD-CARD
TEAMS TO CHOSE THEIR OPPONENTS……

UNDER THE PROPOSAL….THE PLAOFFS WOULD GOT FROM THE CURRENT 10 TEAMS TO 14……WITH FOUR WILD CARD TEAMS IN EACH LEAGE…..UP
FROM TWO…..







FATAL ACCIDENTS
02/10/20

AN  ACCIDENT FRIDAY NIGHT IN ROBERTSON COUNTY-TENNESSEE…..INVOLVING TWO SEMI-TRUCKS AND A NISSAN VERSA…..CLAIMED THE LIVES  OF
THREE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY RESIDENTS…..
THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS THE VICTIMS WERE 53 YEAR OLD SHIRLEY POSEY AND 53 YEAR OLD ROBIN COFER BOTH OF BOWLING
GREEN AND 58 YEAR OLD MICHAEL POSEY OF RUSSELLVILLE….ALL THREE WERE IN THE NISSAN…..

THEN EARLIER FRIDAY ON SOUTH BOUND I-65…AS EXIT SIX…..A PICK UP DRIVEN  BY 46 YEAR OLD BRIAN LOWE OF BOWLING GREEN WAS HEADED
SOUTH ON I-65 ACROSS THE OVERPASS OF KENTUCKY-100  AT EXIT SIX……WHEN HIS TRUCK LEFT THE ROADWAY…..WENT DOWN THE
EMBANKMENT….FLIPPED ONTO THE ENTRANCE RAMP OF I-5….. AND HIT A PARKED TRACTOR TRAILER…..



SPORTS
02/10/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW….. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP
KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS ARE IN VANCOUVER TO TAKE ON THE CANUCKS….







TYPHOID FEVER
02/07/20

A STUDENT AT BRIARWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HAS BEEN CONFIRMED AS HAVING A CASSE OF TPOID FEVER….

ACCORDING TO THE C-D-C…..THE STUDENT HAS “SALMONELLA TYPHI”….WHICH IS SPREAD THRU CONTAMINAITON OF FOOD OR WATER….AND
THROUGH PERSON-TO-PERSON CONTACT….AND IS A TREATABLE ILLNESS…..

SCHOOL OFFICIALS ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO STREE THE IMPORTANCE  OF GOOD HAND WASHING TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE INFECTION…..

ONLY ABOUT   350 PEOPLE  IN THE  “U-S” ARE DIAGNOSED WITH THE ILLNESS EVERY YEAR…….



GARDNER
02/06/20

73 YEAR OLD PEGGY STAMPS GARDNER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY  AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUUKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT TWO  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
11 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; WESLEY AND TANIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; REX STAMPS
AND PHIL AND ROSE STAMPS ALL OF INDIANA AND RANDY AND KAY STAMPS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD AND GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVE……



RUSH
02/06/20

61 YEAR OLD CONNIE SUE RUSH OF CAPE CORAL-FLORIDA DIED JANUARY 24TH AT GULF COAST HOSPTIAL IN FT. MYERS-FLORIDA….FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT)   AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERLA HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (SAT)  MORNING AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RALPH “POPS” RUSH…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEREMY AND SHANNON O’DAY OF INDIANA AND
DANIEL RUSH OF FLORIDA…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RACHEL AND MICHAEL TURNAGE OF FLORIDA……FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-
LAW; CARL AND MARIE MANUEL, JASON MANUEL, MATHEW AND TRISHA MANUEL AND ROBERT AND BRANDY MANUEL…..AND TWO SISTERS; ROBIN
CHILDS AND MARGARET  FALL ALL  OF INDIAIA……11 GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/07/20

THE PATROT AND LADY P BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T
MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT
FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……..







DOLLAR GENERAL HIRING
02/06/20

DOLLAR GENERAL PLANS TO CREATE MORE THAN EIGHT-THOUSAND POSITIONS IN FISCAL YEAR 20-20 THROUGH ANTICIPATED STORE AND
DISTRIBUTION CENTER GROWTH……

IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS…..DOLLAR GENERAL  HAS ADDED APPROXIMATELY            35-THOUSAND  NEW JOBS…..GROWING FROM  105-THOUSAND
EMPLOYEES IN  TWENTY-15…..TO MORE THAN 143-THOUSAND CURRENT  EMPLOYEES…..

DOLLAR GENERAL WAS RECENTLY NAMES AS  “MASS MARKET RETAILER’S”….. RETAILER OF THE YEAR…..AND IS LISTED AMONG “FORTUNE    
MAGAZINE’S”  20-20 LIST OF THE WORLD’S MOST ADMIRED COMPANY……



PROSECUTORS OFFICE
02/06/20



FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF KENTUCKY…..THERE IS NOW A FULL-TIME FEDERAL PROSECUTORS’ IN BOWLING GREEN…..

AS UNITED STATE ATTORNEY RUSSELL COLEMEN….LAW ENFORCEMENT…..AND COMMUNITY LEADERS HELD THE RIBBON CUTTING AT THE FEDERAL
COURTHOUSE YESTERDAY…..

THE NEW OFFICE WILL EXPEDITE FEDERAL CASES AND FOSTER A CLOSER WORKING RELATIONSHIP WITH STATE….LOCAL….AND FEDERAL LAW
ENFORCEMENT…..





PROCK
02/06/20

79 YEAR OLD PATRICIA LAW PROCK OF LAFAYETTE  DIED TUESDAY AT SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL HOME LAFAYETTE CHAPEL WITH BURIAL IN HAYSVILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND MONESSA AND SHANE AND MONICA  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDEN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/06/20

THE LADY PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY TEAMS GO TO BOWLING GREEN……
AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  PLAY AT MONROE COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS ARE IN CALGARY TO TAKE ON THE FLAMES……







LOBBYING EXPENSES
02/05/20

IT WAS A RECORD YEAR FOR LOBBYING EXPENSES….DURING THE 20-19 SHORT SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY……AS JUST OVER
22-MILLION DOLLARS WAS SPENT…..THE PREVIOUS RECORD FOR A SHORT SESSION WAS SET IN  20-17 AT JUST VOER 30-MILLON DOLLARS…..

SPENDING DURING LAST YEARS SHORT SESSION ALMOST MATCHED THE TOTAL FOR THE 20-18 LONG SESSION WHICH TOTALED JUST OVER   23-
MILLION DOLLARS BEING SPENT ON  LOBBYING….

AGAIN THE TOP TWO SPENDING LOBBYING ORGANIZATIONS WERE THE   KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND  “ALTRIA”   WHICH INCLUDES
PHILIP MORRIS AND          “ U-S”   SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY…..



COAL PLANT SHUT DOWN
02/05/20

THE TENNESSEE VALLY AUTHORITY HAS SHUT DOWN ITS LAST COAL-FIRED UNIT AT THE PARADISE PLANT IN WESTERN KENTUCKY….

UNIT-THREE…..WHICH WAS THE LAST UNIT BURNING COAL AT THE MASSIVE POWER PLANT….. BEGAN OPERATING  IN 1970  WITH A GENERATING
CAPACITY OF ONE-THOUAND-80 MEGAWATS……

IN 20-19…..TVA’s BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTED TO RETIRE THE UNIT……THE OTHER TWO COAL-FIREED UNITS  AT PARADISE WERE RETIRED  IN
TWENTY-17…..



VISITING PROFESSOR
02/04/20

SEAN WARD…..W-K-U INSTRUCTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS…..HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS THE DUGAS FAMILY VISITING PROFESSOR  FOR 2020-2021…….
AS PART OF THE EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIP  ASSOCIATED WITH DUGA COMMUNITY PARK…..

WARD WILL INCORPORATE REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE INTO THE EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AT WESTERN…..AS
THEY WORK TOWARD DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS PLANS ALONG WITH MARKETING….. PUBLIC RELATIONS…..AND ADVERTISING FOR THE
PARK…..

THE DUGAS  COMMUNITY PARK AND DUGAS FAMILY VISITING PROFESSORSHIP WERE DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH W-K-U FROM A GENEROUS
CONTRIBUTION FROM THE DUGAS FAMILY IN TWENTY-16…..



BASKETBALL
02/05/20


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT….AS THE LADY PATRIOTS DOWNED THE LADY WILDCAST 46 TO 35……


AND THE PATRIOTS DOWNED THE WILDCATS 56 TO 55….







2020 CORVETTE
02/04/20

THE FIRST 20-20 CORVETTE HAS ROLLED OFF THE ASSEMBLY LINE AT THE GENERAL MOTORS PLAY IN BOWLING GREEN….

THE NEW CORVETTE…..THE FIRST OF ITS  KIND WITH A MID-ENGINE…..WILL HAVE A BASE PRICE  OF ABOUT 60-THOUSAND DOLLARS……

THE FIRST SHIPMENT TO DEALERS WILL HAPPEN LATER THIS MONTH OR IN MARCH…….



HEALTH DEPARTMENTS
02/04/20

AS HEALTH DEPARTMENTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH FACE PENSION CHALLENGE THAT COULD FORCE MANY OF THE TO CUT SERVICES OR
CLOSE THEIR DOORS…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHERS’ TWO-YEAR BUDGET PROPOSAL OFFERS THEM A BIT OF A REPRIEVE…..

BESHEAR’S PROPOSL WOULD GIVE THE DEPARTMENTS ABOUT 16-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS EACH YEAR  AS A WAY TO FREEZE THEIR EMPLOYER
CONTRIBUTION RATE AT 67-POINT-41 PERCENT OF PAYROLL…..

THEIR CURRENT IS  49-POINT-FOUR PERCENT….BUT IS SET TO JUMP  TO 83-POINT-43 PERCENT ON JULY FIRST….

IN A SPECIAL SESSION LAST SUMMER…...LAWMAKERS GAVE HEALTH DEPARTMENTS…..REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES….AND QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL
AGENCIES THE CHOICE OF STAYING IN THE KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND PAYING THE FULL OBLIGATIONS OR LEAVING THE SYSTEM…..
EITHER BY PAYING A LUMP SUM OR BUYING THEIR WAY OUT OVER TIME…..
SO FAR…..NO DEPARTMENT HAS  LEFT THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM….



CARVER
02/04/20

90 YEAR OLD TESSIE MARY D. “TECK’  MEADOR CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AT
12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN BANDY GRAVEYARD…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWOTHIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ROGER AND KATHY MEADOR, JIMMY MEADOR AND RICHARD AND RACHEL MEADOR ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND ROBERT AND DENISE MEADOR OF GLASGOW…..THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CLESSIE MEADOR AND DARLENE AND
RICKY COFFEE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MARGIE AND KENNETH BARNES OF TENNESSEE….TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; CLESSIE AND
DORIS LONAS AND JESSIE LONAS…..AND A SISTER; BESSIE TINSLEY…..24 GRANDCHILDREN, 47 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND 14 GREAT-GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/04/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT  HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT
TO PATRIOT GYM KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE……STARTING
AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….







INDIANA TECH
01/31/20

OFFICIALS FROM INDIANA TECH CUT THE RIBBON ON THEIR NEW BOWLING GREEN FACILITY YESTERDAY….WHICH IS THE THIRD CAMPUE IN
KENTUCKY AND THE 18TH AROUND THE REGION…...

THE NEW REGIONAL CAMPUS…..LOCATED AT STADIUM PARK PLAZA…..IS A FOUR-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT FACILITY THAT FEATURES OFFICE….
CLASSROOM….AND TUTORING SPACE….
45 CAREER-ORIENTED DEGREE PROGRAMS ARE BEING OFFERED…..AS COURSES LAST SIX-WEEKS…..

INDIANA TECH’S  OTHER  TWO CAMPUSES IN THE COMMONWEALTH ARE LOCATED IN LOUISVILLE AND FORT WRIGHT……



SHOCKLEY
01/31/20

97 YEAR OLD ADELL SHOCKLEY OF KETTERING-OHIO……AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..DIED WEDNESDAY AT MIAMI VALLEY HOSPTIAL SOUTH IN
CENTERVILLE-OHIO…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW BETHEL BAPTIST
CHURCH CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; CONNIE  ROWE OF OHIO…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ODIS AND SHERRY OF SHEPHERDSVILLE…..AND A
SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANCES WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/31/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CLINTON COUNTY……

TIP  OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……






ORGAN DONORS
01/30/20

THE KENTUCKY ORGAN DONOR AFFILIATES HAD ITS HIGHEST NUMBER OF ORGAN DONORS LAST YEAR…..AS THEY HAD 137 ORGAN DONORS…..
WHICH  RESULTED IN 416 ORGANS BEING TRANSPLANTED…..

ADDITIONALLY….THERE WERE  A  RECORD-BREAKING 523 TISSUE DONORS…..WHICH WAS A 42-PERCENT INCREASE   OVER 20-18…..

AND THE KENTUCKY LIONS EYE BANK HAD   734 CORNEA DONORS…..WHICH RESULTED  IN 11-HUNDRED-42 CORNAL TRANSPLANTS IN  TWENTY-
19……..



HOUSE BILL ONE
01/30/20

THE KENTUCKY HOUSE IS TAKING UP LEGISLATION AIMED AT SHIFTING MORE PEOPLE OFF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND INTO  THE WORKFORCE….

HOUSE BILL ONE  SEEKS TO RESOLVE SITUATIONS THAT DISCOURAGE SOME PEOPLE FROM WORKING LONGER HOURS……OR GETTING BETTER-
PAYING JOBS……BECAUSE THEY CAN THEN LOSE PUBLIC BENEFITS……



FORSHEE
01/30/20

68 YEAROLD ROGER FORSHEE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE IN BOWLING GREEN…..MEMORIAL  SERVICES WILL BE  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GILBERT FUNERAL HOME IN FRANKLIN…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SATURDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME….
AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY BE MADE TO HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…...

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; REGINA FORSHEE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CAYCE AND PHILIP MADISON OF PADUCAH…THREE STEP SONS
AND STEP-DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND CHARITIE COOK OF ADOLPHUS, JEFFERY AND BECKY COOK OF ALVATON AND PHILLIP AND JORDAN
HAYES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; LINDA GREGORY OF FRANKLIN…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/30/20

THE PAIRINGS FOR THE 15TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT….TO BE PLAYED FEBRUARY  EIGHTH AT BARREN COUNT HIGH SCHOOL….HAVE
BEEN ANNOUNCED….

IN THE BOY’S TOURNAMENT….
MONROE COUNTY PLAYS GLASGOW…..THEN THE PATRIOTS  TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……

AND IN THE GIRL’S TOURNAMENT…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS FACE BARREN COUNTY….AND GLASGOW GOES AGAINST MONROE COUNTY…….







FISCAL COURT
01/29/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MET LAST NIGHT…..AND APPROVED A PROPOSAL FROM THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE TO HELP FUND THE NEW SEWER LINE
EXPANSION…..

DUE TO NOT HAVING A VENDOR TO PURCHASE THE ITEMS…..THE COURT VOTED TO SUSPEND THE RECYCLING OF PLASTICS…..WITH NO ONE TO
PURCHASE PLASTICS…. IT’S  BEING TAKEN TO THE GLASGOW LAND FILL…..
THE COURT WENT INTO A BRIEF CLOSED SESSSION TO DISCUSS THE PURCHASE OF LAND WITH NO ACTION BEING TAKEN…..



CITY SPECIAL
01/29/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECISL SESSION YESTERDAY….AND APPROVED REFINANCING THE LOAN FOR THE HIGHWAY TWO-31 GAS LINE
PROJECT…..WITH EDMONTON STATE BANK……

AFTER HEARING A PRESENTATION FROM “ENTERPRIZE”…..THE COUNCIL APPROVED GOING TO A FLEET MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR CITY VEHICLES AND
AUTHORIZED THE MAYOR TO ADVERTISE FOR  “REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS”……



BESHEAR BUDGET
01/29/20

CALLING IT AN EDUCATION FIRST BUDGET…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR PRESENTED HIS SPENDING PLAN FOR THE COMMONWEALTH  FOR THE
NEXT TWO YEARS…..TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAST NIGHT…..

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MORE THAN A DECADE…..A  GOVERNOR’S PROPOSED BUDGET CONTAINS NO SPENDING CUTS AND FULLY FUNDS THE
PUBLIC PENSION PLANS….

BESHEAR ANTICIPATES JUST OVER 24-POINT-FIVE BILLON DOLLARS IN TOTAL INCOME…..FROM  ALL SOURCES….FOR THE BIENNIUM THAT RUNS
FROM JJULY FIRST 20-20 TO  JUNE 30TH  20-22……



SPORTS
01/29/20

THE GREENWOOD GATORS PAID A VISIT TO PATRIOT GYM LAST NIGHT AND TOOK TWO WINS……


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN WASHINGTON TO TAKE ON THE CAPITALS…..







VA CENTER
01/28/20

A CENTER FOR VETERANS  IN BOWLING GREEN TOOK ANOTHER STEP TOWARD BECOMING A REALITY YESTERDAY…..AS THE KENTUCKY HOUSE  
VOTED  90-TO-NOTHING   TO   APPROPRIATE TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE DESIGN AND PRECONSTRUCTION COSTS OF THE
FACILITY….

IF THE CENTER IS BUILT……IT WILL BE LOCATED IN THE KENTUCKY TRANS-PARK….. AND WILL BE ONLY THE FOURTH VETERANS CENTER IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……



CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING
01/28/20

COLD WEATHER IS PROMPTING THE DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH TO REMIND KENTUCKIANS TO TAKE STEPS IN ORDER TO PREVENT CARBON
MONOXIDE POISONING….

IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING SENDS MORE THAT 200 PEOPLE PER YEAR TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM……AND AN
AVRAGE OF 17-KENTUCKIANS DIE EVERY YEAR FROM ININTENTIONAL CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING…..

SINCE  TWENTY-11…..KENTUCKY LAW HAS REQUIRED  “C-O” DETECTORS IN NEWLY CONSTRUCTED ONE AND TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS…..
TOWNHOMES LESS THAN THREE STORIES…..APARTMENT BUILDINGS…..DORMITORIES…..ADULT/CHILD CARE FACILITIES……AND ASSISTED LIVING
FACILITIES WHICH CONTAIN A FUEL-BURNING-APPLINCE OR AN ATTACHED GARAGE……



SPORTS
01/28/20

THE PATROTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON GREEWOO….. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO
PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION OF SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE….STARTING AT
FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







SALES TAX INCREASE
01/24/20

A BILL BEING CONSIDERED BY THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY WOULD RASIE THE COMMONWELTH’S  SALES TAX FROM SIX-PERCENT TO EIGHT-
PERCENT STARTING   IN  JANUARY  20-21…..

IF APPROVED….THIS WOULD BE  THE FIRST SALES TAX INCREASE  SINCE 1990…..

THE BILL WOULD ALSO RAISE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX TO SIX-PERCENT AND MOTOR VEHICLE USAGE TAX UP TO EIGHT-PERCENT…..



COMMISSIONER SURVEY
01/24/20

KENTUCKY EDUCATION OFFICIALS ARE ENCOURAGING RESIDENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS TO PARTICIPATE IN A SURVEY ON THE QUALITIES THAT THE
COMMONWEALTH’S NEXT EDUCATION COMMISSIONER SHOULD POSSESS…..

THE ON-LINE SURVEY OPENED THIS WEEK AND WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH FEBRUARU SIXTH….THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS ALSO
SEEKING AN EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM TO HELP FIND THE NEXT COMMISSIONER….WHICH THEY HOPE TO NAME BY JULY FIRST……



COACH ARRESTED
01/24/20

AN INVESTIGATION BY THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S….CYBER CRIMES UNIT…..HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF THE BOWLING GREEN JUNIOR
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL HEAD COACH…..

28 YEAR OLD LAVANCE ANDERSON WAS ARRESTED YESTERDAY AT PARKER-BENNETT-CURRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  WHERE HE ALSO WORKS AS
AN INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT…. HE’S CHARGED  WITH ONE COUNT OF PROHIBITED USE OF AN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEM TO
PROCURE A MINOR    TO ENGAGE IN SEXUAL OR OTHER PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES…..

THE INVESTIGATION WAS INITIATED AFTER HE CONTACTED AN UNDERCOVER DETECTIVE….ON LINE…..WHO WAS  POSING AS A MINOR…..



SPORTS
01/24/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY….. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BU IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE
TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND    99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50
THIS AFTERNOON…….







HEMP PRODUCTION
01/22/20

KENTUCKY  COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE…..RYAN QUARLES….SAYS HIS DEPARTMENT WILL USE THIS YEAR TO TRANSITION FROM A HEMP
RESERCH PILOT PROGRAM TO A COMMECIAL HEMP PROGRAM…..

THE TWENTY-18  FARM BILL REMOVED HEMP FROM THE FEDERAL LIST OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES……AND GAVE THE STATES  AN OPTION TO
OPERATE HEMP PROGRAMS UNDER THE STATE  PILOT PROVISIONS  OF THE    TWENTY-14 FARM ILL FOR THE 20-20 GROWING YEAR…….

QUARLES SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH WILL OPERATE  KENTUCKY’S  HEMP PROGRAM FOR ANOTHER YEAR AS A PILOT PROGRAM……AND USE THE
EXTENSION TO CONTINUE DISCUSSIONS WITH KEY STAKEHOLDERS AND THE U-S-D-A…..



BARREN GUN RESOLUTION
01/22/20

BARREN FISCAL COURT HAS UNANIMOUSLY  PASS A RESOLUTION   AFFIRMING ITS SUPPORT FOR THE RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS……

THE RESOLUTION ALSO SAYS THE COUNTY WILL DENOUNCE ANY LAWS BELIEVED TO INFRIGE ON THE SECOND AMENDMENT…..

HOWEVER……THE RESOLUTION DOES NOT MAKE BARREN COUNTY A “SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY”……



HOSPITAL CLOSING
01/22/20

AN EASTERN KENTUCKY HOSPITAL…..AND SEVERAL OF ITS CARE SITES…… WILL BE CLOSING LATER THIS YEAR….

BON SECOURS HEALTH SYSTEM WILL END ACUTE AND OUTPATIENT CARE IN THE ASHLAND AND TRI-STATE COMMUNITIES BY THE END OF
SEPTEMBER…..LEADING TO THE CLOSURE OF “OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL……SEVERAL  SYSTEM OWNED CARE SITES AND ITS PHYSICIANS
NETWORK WILL ALSO CLOSE……

CURRENTLY THE HOSPITAL HAS ONE-THOUSANDS  EMPLOYEES……



SPORTS
01/22/20

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT……AND DROPPED A 57 TO 47 DECISION TO EDMONSON COUNTY……


THE GIRL’S  ALL “A” STATE TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AT EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….
AS   GLASGOW PLAYS WILLIAMSBURG…….







DOLLAR GENERAL AWARD
01/21/20

MASS MARKET RETAILER MAGAZINE HAS NAMED DOLLAR GENERAL AS ITS….. 20-19 RETAILER OF THE YEAR…..IN RECONGITION OF THE COMPANY’S
ONGOING SUCCESS IN GROWING ITS STORE BASE….SALES…..AND PROFITS…..

DURING 20-19……DOLLAR GENERAL NOT ONLY CELEBRATED ITS 80TH ANNIVERSARY……BUT ALSO OPENED  ITS 16-THOUSANDTH STORE….

CURRENTLY……DOLLAR GENRNAL HAS 143-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES ACROSS 44-STATES…..IN 16-THOUSAND-100 STORES……17-TRADITIONAL  AND
FOUR D-G FRESH DISTRIUTION CENTERS….AND AT THE STORE SUPPORT CENTER……




WESTMORELAND SHOOTING
01/21/20

THERE WAS AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN WESTMORELAND YESTERDAY….. AS WESTMORELAND POLICE GOT INTO A PURSUIT WITH A VEHICLE
THAT WAS TAKEN IN KENTUCKY…..

WHEN THE OFFICER GOT THE VEHICLE STOPPPED…..THE DRIVER GOT OUT WITH WHAT APPEARED TO BE A HAND-GUN AND THEY EXCHANGED
SHOTS…THE SUSPECT  RAN FROM THE SCENE AND WAS LATER LOCATED  DOWN A CREEK…..

THERE WERE NO INJURIES FROM THE SHOOTING…..BUT THE SUSPSECT WAS TREATED AFTER BEING IN THE COLD WATER…..



SCHOOL BOARD
01/21/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE YEAR LAST NIGHT……AND JUSTIN MARSH WAS ELECTED CHAIRMAN
AND .AL BARMAN WAS REELECTED VICE-CHAIRMAN…..THE BOARD WILL CONTINUE MEETING THE THIRD MONDAY AT SIX WITH A WORKING SESSION AT
FIVE…..

FIRST APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO THE SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR NEXT YEAR WHICH SHOWS THE FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS BEING AUGUST SIXTH…..
THE FISCAL YEAR 21 “DRAFT BUDGET” WAS APPROVED….WHICH IS A “ROLL OVER” OF THIS YEAR’S BUDGET…..
AND THREE BIDS WERE RECEIVED FOR THE DISTRICT-WIDE SECURITY PROJECT…. BUT ANY ANCTION WAS TABLED AS THE BOARD SEEKS MORE
INFORMATION ON THE BIDS…….



BREAK IN HELP
01/21/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A SUSPECT IN CONNECTION WITH MULTIPLE VEHICLE BREAK-INS
THAT HAPPENED  SUNDAY NIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING….IN THE BOWLING GREEN ROAD/GUY BROWN ROAD AREA….

RESIDENTS  IN THE AREA  ARE BEING ASKED TO  CHECK……IF THEY HAVE THEM….. SECURITY CAMERAS….RING CAMERAS…..OR ANY TYPLE OF
CAMERA THEY MAY HAVE…..

AUTHORITIES SAY THESE BREAK-INS SERVE AS A REMINDER TO ALWAYS LOCK YOUR VEHICLE AND KEEP VALUABLE ELSEWHERE……






BRIDGES
01/21/20

80 YEAR OLD JOYCE FAYE BRIDGES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW BETHEL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE
THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; P-J AND HEATHER OF WOODBURN……A SISTER; FRANCES WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO
SISTERS-IN-LAW; LINDA BRIDGE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND DIANA BRIDGES OF PENNSYLVANIA….. SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……..



SPORTS
01/21/20

THE LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON EDMONSON  COUNTY IN A GIRL’S DOUBLE HEADER…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARISTY GAME ON SOUTERN GOSPLE  12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-50 TONIGHT…….







GOVERNOR ELECTIONS
01/20/20

A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO MOVE KENTUCKY’S ELECTIONS FOR GOVERNOR AND OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS TO EVEN-
NUMBERED YEARS STARTING IN TWENTY-28….. TO COINCIDE WITH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS……HAS WON APPROVAL  IN THE KENTUCKY  SENATE….

THE BILLS SPONSOR…..SENATOR CHRISTIAN MCDANIEL…..SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH WOULD SAVE THREE-POINT-FIVE MILLION  DOLLARS…..AND
THE COUNTIES WOULD SAVE 13-PIONT-FIVE MILLION  BY MOVING THE ELECTIONS TO EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS…..

THE BILL WOUND NOT EXTEND THE CURRENT TERM OF ANYONE IN OFFICE…..BUT IF THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT IS APPROVED….IT WOULD
PUT THE QUESTION ON THE BALLOT THIS FALL…..AND DURING THE TRANSITION WINNERS OF THE TWENTY-23 ELECTION WOULD GET A FIVE YEAR
TERM……



SCHOOL BOARD SUIT
01/20/20

THE BLUEGRASS INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY SOLUTIONS IS PARTNERING WITH RECENLY OUSTED MEMBERS OF THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF
EDUCATION WHO ARE SUING OVER THEIR REMOVAL….

ATTORNEYS FOR THE BOARD MEMBERS HAVE WITHDRAWN THEIR ORIGINAL CIRCUIT COURT LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE GOVERNOR…..AND HAVE
FILED A CASE IN FEDERAL COURT…..

THE FORMER STAFFERS WERE REMOVED FROM OFFICE BY AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ISUED BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ON HIS FIRST DAY IN
OFFICE…..



WILSON
01/20/20

71 YEAR OLD BARBARA LOU WILSON OF ADOLPHUS DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITAITON BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; DALE WILSON…..A SON; SHAWN OF LIBERTY….. A DAUGHER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRIDGET AND JODY GARRISON OF
TENNESSEE…..FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; LARRY AND LINDA GLOVER, RUEL AND JULIE GLOVER AND JACK AND VINCENT GLOVER ALL OF
RUSSELL SPRINGS AND KENNY AND TAMMY GLOVER OF NANCY……AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; LINDA AND KEN ROBERTS OF DUNNVILLE…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TAYLOR
01/20/20

54 YEAR OLD FRANK E. TAYLOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; BRANDON AND DEREK  OF SCOTTSVILLE….THEIR MOTHER;  LORINDA TAYLOR ALL OS COTTSVILLE…..THREE
BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; ANDY OF BOWLING GREEN, JERRY OF SCOTTSVILLE AND VERLIN AND TANA OF ADOLPHUS…..AND A SISTER; PAMELA
TAYLOR OF BOWLING GREEN……



SPORTS
01/20/20

THE  LADY PATRIOTS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO BUTLER COUNTY FOR A VARSITY/J-V DOUBLEHEADER…..…..
AND THE PATRIOT FREAHMAN AND JUNIOR VARISTY TEAMS  GO TO LOGAN COUNTY…..







MARKETBASKET
01/17/20

THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU  MARKETBASKET  SURVEY…..FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER OF LAST YEAR…..FOUND PRICE FLUCTUATIONS FOR MOST
FOOD ITEMS AND A SLIGHT INCREASE IN THE OVERALL COST OF FOOD FOR THE YEAR….

THE MARKETBASKET SURVEY….WHICH IS TAKEN FOUR TIMES A YEAR….SURVEYS THE COST OF 40-BASIC FOOD ITEMS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH
AND THEN AVERAGES THE NUMBERS……

IN TWENTY-19…..THE AVERAGE OVERALL COST OF FOOD IN KENTUCKY INCREASED THREE OF THE FOUR QUARTERS TO END WITH AN AVERAGE OF
118-DOLLARS AND 74-CENTS……
AND DESPITE SLIGHT OVERALL INCREASES IN RECENT YEARS….THE AVERAGE MARKETBASKET PRICE IS STILL LOWER THAN THE COSTS SEEN FROM
20-14 THRU 20-16……



SELECTIVE SERVICE SCAM
01/17/19

THE  KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD IS ADDRESSING RECENTLY RAISED QUESTIONS AND RUMORS ABOUT  THE MILITARY’S SELECTIVE SERVICE
SYSTEM…..COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS THE DRAFT…..

THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS THAT TEXT MESSAGES ARE BEING SENT CLAIMING THAT   A  DRAFT HAS BEGUN OR IS IMMINENT…..THE KENTUCKY
NATIONAL GUARD ADVISES THAT THESE TEXT MESSAGE ARE NOT BE SENT BY THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM OR ANY OTHER FEDERAL AGENCY…..
AND THERE IS NO MILITARY DRAFT..…..

BY LAW……18-TO-25 YEAR OLD MALES MUST REGISTER WITH THE SELECTIVE SERVICE  SYSTEM…..



FLU CASES
01/17/20

THE NUMBER OF CONFIRMED FLU CASES CONTINUES TO RISE IN KENTUCKY….. LEADING SOME HOSPITALS  TO ISSUE RESTRICTIONS TO VISITORS….

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH….22-HUNDRED-18 NEW CASES WERE REPORTE DURING THE PERIOD   
DECEMBER  29TH THRU JANUARY FOURTH…..WHICH BRINGS THE NUMBER OF CONFIRMED CASES THIS FLU SEAON TO EIGHT-THOUSAND-106….
THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN 14-DEATHS ATTRIBUTED TO THE FLU…..

BARREN COUNTY HAS REPORTED THE FIFTH HIGHEST NUMBER OF FLU CASES WITH 343……
THE C-D-C HAS KENTKCY IN THE…..WIDESPREAD CATEGORY FOR FLU…..WHICH IS THE HIGH EST CATEGORY…..



MLK CLOSINGS
01/17/20

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER KING-JUNIOR HOLIDAY……

THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW  AND MONDAY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY…..
FEDERAL OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY……
ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY…..
CITY FFICES CLOSED MONDAY  AND  MONDAY’S TRASH WILL BE PICKED TUESDAY……
NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY MONDAY…..
AND THE CORE WILL BE OPEN  MONDAY……



SPORTS
01/17/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WESTMORELAND…. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..







AC SCHOOLS CLOSED
01/16/20

DUE TO HIGH ABSENTEEISM  BECAUSE OF ILLNESS….ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED TODAY AND TOMORROW….AND THESE DAYS WILL BE  
“N-CLASS AT HOME DAYS ONE AND TWO”…..

SCHOOLS WILL ALSO BE CLOSED MONDAY FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER   KING-JUNIOR  HOLIDAY…SO CLASSES WILL RESUME TUESDAY…..JANUARY
21ST….

ALL HOME BALL GAMES SCHEUDLED FOR TODAY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED TO ALLOW CUSTODIANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEEP CLEAN THE
BUILDINGS AND COMMON AREAS…..

THE MEDICAL CENTER CLINIC LOCATED AT THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL REMAIN OPEN TODAY AND TOMORROW FROM  SEVEN-30 TO FOUR-30 EACH
DAY…..IF YOU NEED ACCES TO THOSE SERVICES…..YOU WILL NEED TO ENTER THE BUILDING THRU THE BALLGAME ENTRANCE…..DOOR  NUMBER-
33……



GLASGOW PLANT CLOSING
01/16/20

A COMMERCIAL PRINTING COMPANY THAT IS ONE OF THE LARGEST EMPLOYERS IN BARREN COUNTY HAS CONFIRMED IT’S CLOSING THREE OF ITS
FACILITIES…. INCLUDING ITS PLANT IN GLASGOW….THAT WAS OPERATED AT  R-R DONNELLEY UNTIL TWENTY-16…..

CHICAGO  BASED    L-S-C  COMMUNICAITONS  IS  THE SECOND LARGEST MANUFACTURER IN BARREN COUNTY…..AND AS  R-R DONNELLEY IT WAS
THE LARGEST……

LAYOFFS WILL BE MADE GRADUALLY AHEAD OF ITS COMPLETE CLOSURE THIS SUMMER…..
L-S-C  IS ALSO CLOSING  PLANTS IN ILLINOIS AND VIRGINIA ASPART OF AN EFFORT TO REDUCE COSTS…….



SPORTS
01/16/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……
THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE DUCKS….







STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
01/15/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR STRESSED HIS DESIRE TO WORK TOGETHER WITH LAWMAKERS…..TO IMPROVE THE COMMONWEALTH….AS HE
DELIVERED HIS FIRST “STATE OF THE COMMONWLETH” ADDRESS TO A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAST NIGHT…..

BESHEAR PROMISED TO SUPPORT FULLY FUNDING  KENTUCKY’S PUBLIC PENSION OBLIGATIONS….AND CALLED ON LAWMAKERS TO ENSURE THAT
NO ONE CAN LOSE HEALTH CARE COVERAGE BECAUSE OF A PRE-EXISTING CONDITION…..



SPORTS
01/15/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON AND SPLIT WITH THE WILDCATS…..

AS THE PATRIOTS DROPPED AT 47 TO 41 DECISION…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DEFEATED THE LADY WILDCATS 59 TO 34……

THE NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS WILL BE FRIDAY WHEN THEY GO TO WESTMORELAND…….







REVENUE DROPS
01/13/20

ACCORDING TO THE STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR’S OFFICE….THE COMMONWEALTH’S REVENUE DROPPED LAST MONTH…..WHEN COMPARED TO A
YEAR AGO…..BUT REMAINS HIGHER OVERALL FOR THE FISCAL YEAR….

WHEN COMPARED TO DECEMBER TWENTY-18…..THE DECEMBER  20-19  GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS WERE DOWN   FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..
HOWEVER…..GENERAL FUND REVENUES ARE UP TWO-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR WHICH ENDS  JUNE
30TH……

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN HICKS SAYS THE DECLINE IN GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS WAS DUE TO THE TIMING OF HE RECEIPT OF INDIVIDUAL
INCOME WITHHOLDING COLLECTIONS…..

THE OFFICIAL  20-20 FISCAL YEAR GENERAL FUND REVENUE FORECAST…..WHICH WAS REVIEND IN DECEMBER…..CALLS FOR A ONE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT GROWN….. WHICH MEANS REVENUES WOULD NEED TO GROW  SIX-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FOR THE LAST SIX MONTHS OF THE
FISCAL YEAR TO MEET THE ESTIMATE……



MEDICAID CONTRACTS
01/13/20

THE BESHEAR ADMINISTRATION HAS ISSUED A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS…..FOR MEDICAID MANAGED CARE CONTRACTS …..AFTER THE GOVERNOR
CANCELED CONTRACTS AWARDED BY FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…..

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION DROPPED  “PASSPORT HEALTH”  IN AWARDING EIGHT-BILLON DOLLARS  ANNUALLY IN MEDICAD CONTRACTS  TO
AETNA…..HUMANA….. WELLCARE….UNITED HEALTH CARE….AND MOLINA HEALTH CARE…..

THE ADMINISTRATION HOPES TO AWARD NEW CONTRACTS IN THE SPRING……



VAPING DEATH
01/13/20

FRIDAY…..KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THE COMMONWEALTH’S FIRST PROBABLE VAPING-RELATED DEATH…..INVOLVING A 20-YEAR
OLD MAN…..

A “PROBABLE”  CASE MEANS THE PERSON HAS A LUNG INJURY BELIEVED CASUED BY VAPING…..BUT MAY HAVE OTHER HEALTH ISSUES SUCH AS  
“FLU”  OR  “C-O-P-D”…..

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS HAD 48-REPORTS OF POSSIBLE VAPING-RELATED ILLNESS…..INCLUDING 13-PROBABLE CASES…..SEVEN CONFIRMED….
AND 15-PENDING…..
11-WERE DETERMINED NOT TO BE RELATED  TO VAPING….AND TWO WERE RESIDENTS OF OTHER STATES TREATED IN KENTUCKY……



SPORTS
01/13/20

THE PATRIOT FRESHAM AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE SWIM TEAM IS IN GLASGOW FOR A DUAL MEET…..







ELECTION FILING
01/11/20

YESTERDAY WAS THE FILING DEADLING FOR THE 20-20 ELECTIONS…..

CURRENT 22ND DISTRICT STATE REPRSENTATIVE WILSON STONE IS NOT RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION AND FIVE INDIVIDUALS HAVE FILED TO RUN
FOR THE SEAT…..
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATED ARE SHAWN MCPHERSON AND TIM MILLER FROM SCOTTSILLE AND NATHAN BRACE AND BRIAN “TIGER” GANN OF
FRANKLIN…..DAVID YOUNG FROM SCOTTSVILLE IS THE ONLY DEMOCRATIC…….ON THE MAY 19TH PRIMARY ELECTION  THE FOUR REPUBLICAN
CANDIDATES WILL BE ON THE BALLOT……..
IN SCOTTSVILLE CITY RACES…..
MAYOR DAVID BURCH AND JERRY WHITNEY HAVE FILED….
FILING  FOR CITY COUNCIL WERE INCUMBANTS…..
FRANKLIN FOSTER…..MICHAEL MCGUIRE…..KEN GOFORTH…..DR. MARK HUNTAMAN…..BEVERY TRACY ANDERSON….AND ROGERLYNNE BUCHANON
BRIDDEN…..ALSO FILING WERE FORMER COUNCIL MEMBER   JOHNNY BEWLEY AND MARK NETHERY-SENIOR…..
AND NEITHER THE  MAYORS RACE OR CITY COUNCIL RACE WILL APPEAR ON THE MAY PRIMARY BALLOT.







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT
01/10/20

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY REMAINED STEADY AT  THREE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT FROM OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER…..HOWEVER…..LAST NOVEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT
RECORDED IN NOVEMBER 20-18…….

IN THE BARREN RIER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM  THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT  IN MONROE
COUNTY….TO FIVE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT IN HART COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES   ROSE IN 95-COUNTIES….FELL IN 18  AND REMAINED THE SAME IN SEVEN……
FAYETTE AND OLDHAM COUNTIES RECORDED THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAS THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE   AT  12-PONT-SEVEN PERCENT……



EAGLE WATCH
01/10/20

THE KENTUCKY TOURISM…ARTS….AND HERITGE  CABINET HAS ANNOUNCED THE DATES FOR THIS YEARS   “EAGLE WATCH WEEKENDS”  AT
KENTUCKY STATE PARKS….

THE TOURS WILL BE  JANUARY  24TH AND 25TH AT LAKE BARKELY STATE RESORT PARK…..JANUARY 31ST THRU FEBRUARY SECOND AT KENLAKE
STATE RESORT PARK…..AND FEBRUARY SEVENTH THRU NINTH AT KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE RESORT PARK……

EACH PARK IS OFFERING OVERNIGHT PACKAGES THAT INCLUDE TOUR TICKETS AND LODGING…..THE THREE HOUR TOURS TO SEE THE BALD
EAGLES ARE CONDUCT ON A YACHT THAT HAS A HEATED CABIN…..
AND EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS ARE PROVIDED ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS……



TEACHER OF THE YEAR
01/09/2020

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SAYS NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 20-21 KENTUCKY TEACHER AWARDS…..

NOMINATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY BY VISITING THE…..20-21 TEACHER OF THE YEAR WEBSITE  AT…..KENTUCKY-T-O-Y-DOT-COM…..

THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS  IS FEBRUARY 15TH…..AND ANY FULL-TIME PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..WITH AT LEAST
THRREE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE…..  IS ELIGBLE FOR THE AWARDS…..

THE EDUCATOR NAMED “TEACHER OF THE YEAR” WILL RECEIVE A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR CASH PRIZE AND WILL REPRESENT THE COMMONWEALTH
IN THE NATIONAL TEACHSEROF THE YEAR COMPETITION……



NEW POST FACILITY
01/09/20

STATE POLICE  HAVE OPENED A NEW FACILITY IN ELIZABETHTOWN TO HOUSE POST-FOUR…..AS-WELL-AS  A TRAINING FACILITY……

THE 62-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT BUILDING  ALSO INCLUDES AN EVIDENCE STORAGE AREA THAT CAN BE USED BY MULTIPLE POSTS……

A BUILDING AND LAND ALREADY OWNED BY THE COMMONWEALTH WERE RENOVATED FOR THE NEW FACILITY…….



WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT
01/09/20

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILIP SHEPHERD HAS DISMISSED A “WHISTLEBLOWER” COMPLAINT…..AGAINST THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH
COMMISSION  FROM A FORMER HOUSE REPUBLICAN STAFFER…..WHO ALLEGED SHE WAS RETALIATED AGAINST FOR SHEDDING LIGHT ON A SEXUAL
HARASSMENT SETTLEMENT INVOLVING THE FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER IN TWENTY-17

IN HIS RULING…..SHEPHERD SAID THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE THAT DAISY OLIVO WAS FIRED BECAUSE OF HER DISCLOSURE……AND SHEPHERD
WENT ON TO SAY  SHEY  APPROPRIATELY REPORTED THE EXISTENCE OF THE SETTLEMENT……



HURT
01/09/20

75 YEAR OLD OTIS  “O-J”  HURT-JUNIOR OF FOUNTIN RUN DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLONG GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETRY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERL HOME AND AFTER NINE SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BECK HURT……A DAUGHTER ABD SON-IN-LAW; ; JOGEANA  AND GREG JONES OF FOUNTAIN RUN……AND TWO SONS
AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; LEE AND TANYA OF BOWLING GREEN AND NICHOLAS AND AMANDA OF ADOLPHUS…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CONNER
01/09/20

89 YEAR OLD DORAL GLEN CONNER DIED MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-
W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HOLLAND MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS
AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME………..

HE’ SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS; TERESA HOEFLER OF GEORGIA AND JANET CONNER OF MONTANNA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
01/09/20

THE LADY PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBLL TEAM TRAVELS TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE SWIM TEAM IS ALSO ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY….
AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNOR VARISTY BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY….


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE BLACKHAWKS…..







PAUL
01/08/20

SENATOR RAND PAUL IS CO-SPONSORING A RESOLUTION THAT WOULD UPDATE THE  “U-S” SENATE’S RULES ON HANDLING IMPEACHMENT….

THE RESOLUTION REGARDS ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT…..AS EXHIBITED BEFORE THE SENATE…..IF THE HOUSE FAILED TO SEND THE ARTICLES
WITHIN 25-CALENDAR DAYS OF ADOPTING THEM…..
THIS WOULD ALLOW ANY SENATOR  TO INTRODUCE A MOTION TO DISMISS THE ARTICLES  “WITH PREJUDICE”…….FOR FAILURE BY THE HOUSE TO
PROSECUTE SUCH ARTICLES……



CNN SETTLES
01/08/20

C-N-N HAS  SETTLED A LAWSUIT WITH A KENTUCKY TEEN…..WHO CLAIMED MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS FALSELY LABELED HIM AS A RACIST…..FOLLOWING
A WELL-PUBLICIZED ENCOUNTER WITH A NATIVE AMERICAN AT THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL LAST  YEAR….

THE NETWORK….AND NICHOLAS SANDMAN’S ATTORNEY  CONFIRMED THE SETTLEMENT…..BUT GAVE NO DETAILS…..

THE COVINGTON CATHOLIC  HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT  SUED….C-N-N, THE WASHINGTON POST AND N-B-C UNIVERSAL…..FOR HOW HE WAS
CHARACTERIZED IN THE INCIDENT…..
THE CASES AGAINST  THE POST AND  N-B-C  CONTINUE……



BUSTER
01/08/20

52 YEAR OLD BILLIE JOE BUSTER OF GLASGOW DIED FRIDAY AT N-H-C  HEALTH CARE IN GLASGOW…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (WED)
AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAROLD BUSTER OF LOUISVILLE, JAMES AND ALMA BUSTER OF AUSTIN, TOMMY BUSTER
AND AMANDA STACY OF FRANKLIN AND  BOBBY ESTERLY AND BOYD AND LEEANN ESTERLY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE AUNTS, TWO UNCLES, FIVE
NIECES AND SEVEN NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/08/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS  WERE AT OME LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED BOTH GAMES TO GLASGOW……AS THE LADYPATO LOST  58 TO 24……

AND THE PATRIOTS WERE DEFEATED BY THE SCOTTIEW 61 TO 42…..

NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS WILL BE FRIDAY…….







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
01/07/20

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS WILL CONVENE IN FRANKFORT TODAY FOR A 60-DAY SESSION THAT WILL STRETCH INTO MID-APRIL…..WITH THE BUDGET
BEING THE MOST PRESSING ISSUE……

THE MAKE-UP  OF THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH WILL BRING SOME CHALLENGES TO THE SESSION…..AS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN KENTUCKY’S MODERN
HISTORY……THERE IS A REPUBLICAN MAJORITY IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE….WITH A DEMOCRAT IN THE GOVERNOR’S SEAT……



KY DOWN UNDER
01/07/20

KENTUCKY DOWN UNDER ADVENTURE ZOO IN HORSE CAVE IS PITCHING IN TO HELP THE  AUSTRALIA ZOON AMID THE WILDFIRES THAT HAVE
RAVAGED THE COUNTRY…..

KENTUCKY DOWN UNDER OFFICIALS SAY HALF OF THEIR PROCEEDS IN JANUARY WILL BE DONATED TO THE XOO IN AUSTRIAL TO HELP SUPPORT
THEIR EFFORTS TO CARE AND TREAT ANIMALS IMPACTED BY THE WILDFIRES….

KENTUCKY DOWN UNDER IS OPEN FROM NINE TO FOUR DAILY…….



HARSTON
01/07/20

76 YEAR OLD CAROL FAYE CENTERS HARSTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE IN BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICE WILL
BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
THREE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO GIDEON’S INTERNATIONAL…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JOHN HARSTON…..A SON, CHRIS OF TENNESSEE……TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAWW; KATHERINE AND
JERRY MARSH OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LINDA AND JERRY HUGHES OF GEORGIA….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RICHARD AND DONNA
CENTERS OF SCOTTSVILLE……





SPORTS
01/07/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW….. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……BYT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO
PATRIOT GYM KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK….. AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-
50 THIS AFTERNOON……







ARREST
01/06/20

FRIDAY AFTERNOON……ACTING ON A TIP…….SCOTTSVILLE “K-NINE”  OFFICER TREVER THOMPSON ALONG WITH MEMBERS OF THE POLICE
DEPARTMENT, ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT  AT FIVE-10 PIPE
ROAD…..DURING THE SEARCH  AN INDOOR MARIJUANA  GROW,  APROXIMATELY  THREE-POINT-FIVE GRAMS OF METH, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, A HAND
GUN AND A  A FOUR-WHEELER STOLEN  IN WARREN COUNTY WERE LOCATED…..39 YEAR OLD NATALIE PLUMLEE AND 29 YEAR OLD DYLAN MARCUM
WERE CHARGED  WITH CULTIVATING MARIJUANA-FIVE PLANTS OR MORE, P OSSESSION OF A FIREARM  BY A CONVICTED  FELON, POSSESSION OF
DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH….. AND ALL OF THE CHARGES
WERE ENHANCED…..
A  TRAFFIC STOP BY OFFICER THOMPSON RESULTED  IN ANGELIQUE NICOLE FROMAN OF 36-ZERO-ONE  EAST NEW ROE ROAD BEING CHARGED WITH
FAILURE TO PRODUCE AN INSURANCE  CARD AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA…..
AT ANOTHER TRAFFIC STOP…..JUSTN PHILLIPS OF ONE-ZERO-NINE NORTH SECOND WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING ON A  D-U-I SUSPENDED LICENSE
AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA……
AND 30 YEAR OLD MICHAEL NEAL OF BRADFORDSVILLE-KENTUCKY WAS ARRESTED BY OFFICER GLEN HOWARD ON A METCALFE COUNTY
INDICTMENT WARRANT CHARGING POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE -METH, POSSESSION OF DRUG  PARAPHERNALIA  AND POSSESSION
OF MARIJUANA…..



LITERACY APPLICATIONS
01/06/20

THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION HAS OPENED GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR PROGRAMS AIMED AT ENHANCING ADULT…..FAMILY…..AND
SUMMER  LITERACY PROGRAMS IN THE COMMUNITIES THAT DOLLAR GENERAL SERVES…..

SCHOOLS…..LIBARIES……AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS WITHIN A 15-MILE RADIUS OF A DOLLAR GENERAL STORE…..DISTRIBUTION CENTER….OR
THE CORPORATE OFFICE ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY…..THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FEBRUAY  20TH AND GRANT RECIPIENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON
MAY 14TH……

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO ONLINE TO…..D-G-LITERACY-DOT-ORG…….



SENATE CANDIDATE
01/06/20

KENTUCKY STATE REPRESENTATIVE CHARLES BOOKER HAS JOINED A CROWDED FIELD CHALLENGING  SENTAOR MITCH MCCONNELL IN THIS YEAR’
S ELECTION…..

BOOKER JOINS SIX OTHER DEMOCRATS IN THE PRIMARY….AS-WELL-AS FIVE REPUBLICAN WHO HAVE FILED  TO CHALLENGE MCONNELL….WHO  IS
THE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER AND  IS SEEKING A SEVENTH TERM……




CRISIS “HEAP” PROGRAM
01/06/20

COMMUNITY ACTION OF SOUTHER KENTUCKY WILL BEGIN THE “CRISIS” PORTION OF THE ……..LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM  
TODAY…..AS APPLICATIONS WILL BE TAKEN AT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE…..LOCATED AT 25 J-L TURNER PLACE….ON A FIRST
COME…..FIRST SERVED BASIS UNTIL FEDERAL FUNDS ARE EXHAUSTED…..

“LI-HEAP”  ASSISTS HOUSEHOLDS THAT ARE IN A HOME HEATING CRISIS…..AND CLIENTS WILL NEED TO BRING…..
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR PERMANENT RESIDENT  CARD FOR EACH HOUSEHOLD  MEMBER…..
PROOF OF ALL HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS INCOME FOR THE PRECEEDING  MONTH…..
A DISCONNECT OR LATE NOTIC FROM YOUR UTILITY COMPANY…...STAEMENT FROM YOUR LANDLORD  IF HEATING EXPENSES ARE INCLUDED IN YOUR
RENT…..OR A STATEMENT FROM THE UTILITY COMPANY IF YOU PARTCIPAT IN A PRE-PAY ELECTRIC PROGRAM…..
AND VENDOR INFORMATION….INCLUDING ACCOUNT NUMBER AND NAME ON THE ACCOUNT…..FOR YOUR MAIN HEATING FUEL  AS-WELL-AS
ELECTRIC…..



BARREN RIVER RESCUE
01/06/20

THE WARREN COUNTY RESCUE TEAM AND BOWLING GREEN FIRE DEPARTMENT PULLED TWO STRANDED BOATERS FROM THE BARREN RIVER LAST
NIGHT….AFTER THEY BECAM STRANDED WHEN THE BOAT’S ENGINE GAVE OUT….

THE BOATERS GOT OUT OF THE BOAT TO TRY AND RESTRAT THE ENGINE….WITH NO LUCK…..AND GOT BACK INTO THE BOAT TO WAIT FOR RESCUE
PERSONNEL TO FIND THEM…..

THEY WERE LOCATED ABOUT A MILE FROM THE BOAT RAMP……



HOGAN
01/06/20

102 YEAR OLD BALLARD HOGAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MARRELL AND LINDA AND RAYBURN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A BROTHER; BUFORD…..AND
TWO SISTERS; THELMA BLANTON AND DOROTHY CONNER ALL OF CHALYBEATE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDEN, 16 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, NINE GREAT-
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/06/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS GO TO WARREN CENTRAL TO TAKE ON THE DRAGONS IN THE TWO-“A” CHAMPIONSHIPS
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK…..AND          
99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..







CERTIFIED TEACHER
01/03/20

A SCIENCE TEACHER AT THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL IS THE DISTRICT’S NEWEST “NATIONAL BOARD CERTFIED TEACHER”……

SHELBY FISHER LEARNED  IN EARLY DECEMBER THAT SHE IS ONE OF THE  218- KENTUCKY EDUCATORS THAT ACHIEVED  “ N-B-C-T”  STATUS FOR
THE TWENTY-18-19 CANDIDATE CYCLE…..

FISHER GRADUATED FROM  ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOLS IN 20-10….. SHE  ATTENDED WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY WHERE
SHE OBTAINED HER BACHELOR DEGREE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION…..
AND IN 20-17….FISHER RECEIVED HER MASTERS DEGREE IN TEACHER LEADERSHIP FROM WESTERN…..WITH AN ENDORSEMENT IN GIFTED
EDUCATION……



AG ASKS FBI TO INVESTIGATE
01/03/20

KENTUCKY’S NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL HAS ASKED THE F-B-I TO INVESTIGATE A FLURRY OF PARDONS BY FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….

ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON SENT A LETTER TO REPRESENTATIVES CHRIS HARRIS AND MORGAN  MCGARVEY ….IN RESPONSE TO THEIR
REQUEST FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR OR BIPARTISAN SPECIAL PROSECUTING TEAM TO INVESTIGATED THE PARDONS…..
IN HIS FINAL DAYS IN OFFICE…..BEVIN ISSUED HUNDREDS OF PARDONS….WHICH INCLUDED A CONVICTED MURDERER AND CHILD RAPIST…..

THE PARDONS HAVE ALSO ATTRACTED THE ATTENTION OF RUSSELL COLEMEN….. THE  “U-S” ATTORNEY FOR KENTUCKY’S WESTERN DISTRICT……



SMITH
01/03/20

48 YEAR OLD DENIS SMITH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEING AFTER TWO TOMORROW
(SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER MOTHER; LAVECE MOORE SMITH….AND AN UNCLE; WILLIAM SMITH BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO GREAT-AUNTS AND
COUSINS ALSO SURVIVE….



SPORTS
01/03/20

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL GAMES FIND…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON GOING TO RUSSELLVILLE…..

IN GIRLS GAMES……
BOWLING GREEN PLAYS AT BARDSTOWN,  BUTLER COUNTY ENTERTAINS WARREN CENTRAL,  HART COUNT IS AT HOME TO PLAY GREEN COUNTY,
LOGAN COUNTY TRAVELS TO TODD COUNTY CENTRAL  AND METCALFE COUNTY IS ON THE ROAD TO SOUTH WARREN……

BOY/GIRL DOUBLEHEADERS HAVE…..
BARREN COUNTY GOING TO GLASGOW, CLINTON COUNTY PLAYS AT CUMBERLAND COUNTY AND MONROE COUNTY  GOES TO RUSSELL COUNTY……







SIMPSON WELCOME CENTER
01/02/20

THE SIMPSON COUNTY WELCOME CENTER…..LOCATED AT THE “ZERO” MILE MARKER ON I-65……..IS CLOSED AND WILL BE DEMOLISHED FOR
CONSTRUCTION  OF A NEW FAICLTY WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED   IN THE FALL OF 20-20…..

BUILT IN 1974…..THE CENTER HASN’T RECEIVED ANY MAJOR UPGRADES IN OVER FOUR-DECADES……AND IT HAS REQUIRED FREQUENT MINOR  
REPAIRS AND MAINTENCE……

THE NEW CENTER   WILL BRING IT IN A-D-A COMPLIANCE…..INCREASE  SAFETY FEATURES…..ADD MORE RESTROOMS…...AND IMPROVE VENDING
AMENITIES….. HIGH MAST LIGHTING FOR RAMPS AND PARKING AREAS WILL BE ADDED….AS-WELL-AS MORE COMMERCIAL TRUCK PARKING……

HE NEW SIMPSON COUNTY WELCOME CENTER WILL BE SIMILAR TO THE REST AREAS IN HART COUNTY AND WILL FEATURE HORSE STATUES…..
FENCES…..IMPROVED SIGNAGE…..AND T-V SCREENS IN THE LOBBY TO SHOWCASE  MANY OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOURIST ATTRACTIONS…..



TEACHERS
01/02/19

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHER’S ADMINISTRATION IS REVERSING A DECISION BY THE PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATION…..NOW SAYING THAT MORE THAN ONE-
THOUSAND PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS DID NOT BREAK THE LAW WHEN THE PARTICIPATED IN PROTESTS THAT SHUT DOWN SOME SCHOOLS…

A  LETTER FROM LABOR CABINET SECERETAY LARRY ROBERST CONCLUDES THAT THE TEACHERS  WERE NOT ENGAGED IN AN ILLEGAL WORK
STOPPAGE…..ALTHOUGH SOME SCHOOLS HAD TO CLOSE   FROM A LACK OF PERSONNEL……

ROBERTS SAYS THE TEACHERS WERE EXERCISING THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS…..AND THERE WAS NO “STRIKE” OR “WORK STOPPAGE”……



BEVIN PARDONS
01/02/20

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL…..THE  “U-S” ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR KENTUCKY’S WESTERN DISTRICT SAYS IT IS LOOKING INTO
WHETHER FEDERAL CHARGES CAN BE BROUGHT AGAINST SOME OFFENDERS PARDONED BY FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……

DURING HIS LAST DAYS IN OFFICE……BEVIN PARDONED SEVERAL VIOLENT OFFENERS…..INCLUDING CONVICTED MURDERERS AND CHILD
RAPOSITS…..

U-S ATTORNEY RUSSELL COLEMEN SAYS HE IS  CONCERNED ABOUT THE “RISK TO THE PUBLIC”…….HOWEVER…..HE GOES ON TO SAY STATUTES OF
LIMINTATIONS AND DOUBLE JEOPARDY WOULD NEED TO BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT WHEN DECIDING WHETHER TO PROSECUTE AN OFFENDER…..



EDMONSON FATAL FIRE
01/02/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A FATAL RESIDENTIAL FIRE IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

SEVERAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED TO THE BLAZE ON WILLIAM SIMMON ROAD YESTERDAY MORNING….WHERE 66 YEAR OOL WARREN
KESSINGER OF BOWLING GREEN WAS FOUND DEAD IN THE BURNT RESIDENCE……

NO FOUL PLAY IS SUSPECTED AT THIS TIME AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES……



SMITH
01/01/20

66 YEAR OLD PORTER WAYNE SMITH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW  AFTERNOON (FRI) AT TWO AT GOAD
FUNERAL HOMWI WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL  
HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KATHY STINSON SMITH….. DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KRISTY AND BOBBY BURCHETT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND PEGGY,  KENNETH,  JACKIE AND LENDA AND PHILLIP ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND REX AND SUZANNE OF
AUBURN….AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CHRISTINE AND DARRELL THOMAS, MARTHA SMITH, BARBARA AND BILLY CALDWELL AND
LARECEA AND TIMMY KEEN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…… FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/02/20

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY IS ON THE ROAD TO SOUTH CAROLINA…..
LOUISVILLE GOES TO CLEMSON…….
AND THE LADY TOPPERS PLAY AT NORTH TEXAS…..

MEN’S GAMES HAVE……
THE TOPPERS HOSTING NORTH TEXAS……

AND IN MENS/WOMSN DOUBLEHEADERS…..
MOREHEAD IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON JACKSONVILLE…..
EASTERN KENTUCKY ENTERTAINS TENNESSEE TECH……
AND MURRAY STATE IS AT HOME TO PLAY U-T MARTIN……






BUSINESS COURT
12/30/19

A PILOT PROJECT BEGINS JANUARY FIRST  IN JEFFERSON COUNTY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH’S FIRST  “BUSINESS COURT”  DOCKET……

THE DOCKET WILL PROVIDE SPECIALIZED ATTENTION FOR COMPLEX CIVIL COMMERCIAL CASES……IMPROVE COURT EFFICIENCY FOR ALL
LITIGANTS…..AND CREATE A MORE  ATTRACTIVE FORUM FOR DOING BUSINESS…..

THE “BUSINESS COURT” DOCKET IS PART OF THE SUPREME COURT’S CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM INITIATIVE…….



CROP INSURANCE FRAUD
12/30/19

ANOTHER CENTRAL KENTUCKY FARMER HAS PLEADED GUILTY IN A CROP INSURANCE FRAUD SCHEME…..

ACCORDING TO THE HEARLD-LEADER……DANIEL ARVIN PLEADED GUILTY TO A CONSPIRACY CHARGE AFTER ADMITTING HE CLAIMED DAMAGE TO HIS
TOBACCO CROP……AND THEN SOLD THOUSANDS OF POUNDS OF LEAF UNDER HIS MOTHER’S NAME……

ARVIN FACES UP TO FIVE-YEARS IN PRISON…….



ESCAPEE CAPTURED
12/30/19

AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED CUSTODY LAST THURSDAY WAS CAPTURED BY BOWLING GREEN POLCIE SATURDAY…..

19 YEAR OLD KEVIN ALLEN OF BOWLING GREEN WAS LOCATED AT FOUR-45 GLEN LILY ROAD…..
ALLEN ATTEMPTED TO EVADE POLCIE USING A BICYCLE AND THEN LED OFFICERS ON A FOOT PURSUIT IN PEDIGO PARK BEFORE BEING
APPREHENDED……



NEW YEARS CLOSINGS
12/30/19

HERE ARE YOUR NEW YEARS CLOSINGS…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW AND CLOSED WEDNESDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSING AT  FIVE TOMORROW AFTERNOON  AND CLOSED WEDNESDAY…..

COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW  AND WEDNESDAY……

TRANSFER STATON, ANIMAL SHELTER AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TOMORROW  AND WEDNESDAY…….

SVILLE TRANS-IT WILL NOT OPERATE  TOMORROW  OR WEDNESDAY….

CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW  AND WEDNESDAY…..TOMORROW’S  TRASH WILL BE PICKED UP THURSDAY    AND  WEDNESDAY’S  TRASH WILL
BE COLLECTED FRIDAY…..

FEDERAL OFFICES & POST OFFICE  CLOSED WEDNESDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY….

CORE OPEN….
TOMORROW   FROM 5-30AM TO 4-30PM
WEDNESDAY  FROM 8AM TO 4-30PM





BROWN
12/30/19

82 YEAR OLD LOUISE “WEEZIE” BROWN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT ALIVE HOSPICE IN NASHVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; VICKY AND SAM TAYLOR AND CARLA PERDUE ALL OF TENNESSEE…..THREE
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/30/19

THE LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON RUSSELL COUNTY IN A GIRL’S DOUBLEHEADER……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WLVE…..
STARTING ARUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON…….


LOUISVILLE TAKES ON MISSISSIPPL STATE IN THE MUSIC CITY BOWL…..
AND THE TOPPERS BATTLE WESTERN MICHIGAN IN THE  FIRST RESPONDERS BOWL…….







FISCAL COURT
12/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT HELD THEIR FINAL MEETING OF THE YEAR YESTERDAY AFTERNOON……
A NEW POSITION OF…..“MECHANIC/LABORER”…..HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED IN THE ROAD DEPARTMENT AND THE COURT APPROVED HIRING RICKY
MARR TO FILL THE POSITION…..

JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER INFORMED THE COURT THAT 13-RRESUMES HAD BEEN RECEIVED FOR THE…..”RECEPTIONIST/EXECUTIVE
ASSISTANT”  PSOITON IN HIS OFFICE….
FIVE INDIVIDUALS WERE INTERVIEWED…..THAT NUMBER WAS REDUCED TO TWO WHO WERE INTERVIEW AGAIN…..AND THE COURT APPROVED
HIRING    AYLEE LOVELL TO FILL THE POSITION…..



KY LEGISLATOR ILL
12/27/19

KENTUCKY HOUSE MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER JOHN CARNEY…..FROM TAYLOR COUNTY…..IS IN AN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT BATTLING WHAT HIS FAMILY
SAYS WAS A SUDDEN ILLNESS….

CARNEY IS BEING TREATED FOR A SEVERE CASE OF PANCREATITIS AND INFECTION AT NORTON HOSPITAL IN LOUISVILLE…..

REPORTEDLY….HE GOT SICK WHILE EATING LUNCH SUNDAY……AND WAS TAKEN  TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM MONDAY……



PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE
12/27/19

BREAKS-INTERSTATE PARK…..WHICH  IS LOCATED ON THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA  BORDER…..WANTS TO BUILD THE LONGEST PEDESTRIAN
SWINGING BRIDGE IN NORTH  AMERICA….

THE 725-FOOT BRIDGE WOULD CROSS THE RUSSEL FORK RIVER  AND CONNECT THE VIRGINAI AND KENTUCKY SIDES OF THE PARK……

A  VIRGINIA   COALFIELD ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY GRANT OF UP TO  433-THOUSAND DOLLARS WOULD HELP FUND THE BRIDGE……
THE PARK HAS AN ADDITIONAL 326-THOUSAND DOLLARS EARMARKED FOR THE BRIDGE CONSTRUCITON WHICH IS SET TO START IN 20-20 AND END
IN  20-21……



TAYLOR
12/27/19

70 YEAR OLD DELLA MAE TAYLOR OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS
AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; PAUL AND KATHI TAYLOR OF MICHIGAN…..A SISTER; BETTY MCCOY OF PHELPS…..AND A SISTER-
IN-LAW; SHIRLEY TAYLOR OF OHIO….FOUR NEPHEWS, A NIECE AND SEVERAL GREAT-NIECES AND GREAT NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/27/19

THE SOUTHCENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC TIPS OFF THIS AFTERNOON  AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL….

AT THREE-30…….CRITTENDEN COUNTY TANGLES WITH GRAYSON COUNTY….
THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON BULLITT CENTRAL AT FIVE-30…..

AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-
THREE…..WVLE….. STARTING AT FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……







BEVIN INVESTIGATION
12/26/19

THE F-B-I IS INVESTIGATING FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WHO CONTROVERSIALLY ISSUED MORE THAN 400-PARDONS IN THE WEEKS AFTER HE
LOST HIS REELECTION BID….

AMONG THOSE WHO WERE GRANTED CLEMENCY WAS PATRICK BAKER….WHO HAD SERVED TWO YEARS OF A 19-YEAR SENTENCE  FOR KILLING A
MAN DURING A HOME INVASION…..
AND MICAH SCHOETTE WHO WAS SENTENCED LAST YEAR TO 23-YEARS IN PRISON FO MULTIPLE SEXUAL OFFENCES INVOLVING CHILDREN…..

REPORTEDLY…..BAKER’S FAMILY  DONATED 25-THOUSAND  DOLLARS TO BEVINS REELECTION CAMPAIGN…..



CORVETTE MUSEUM RENOVATION
12/26/19

THE PERFORMANCE GALLERY EXHIBIT…..AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM…..IS GETTING A NEW LOOK…..

THE GALLERY EXHIBIT ORGINALLY HOUSED AN INTERACTIVE PIT CREW GAME AND AN EDUCATIONAL DRIVING SIMULATOR……..
AND OVER THE COMING MONTHS…..THE GOAL IS TO DISPLAY EVEN MORE INTERACTIVE ELEMENTS……INCLUDING PROJECTIONS BEHIND EACH OF
THE DISPLAY CARS AND TOUCH SCREEN KIOSKS……

THE PERFORMANCE GALLERY IS EXPECTED TO REOPEN IN LATE MARCH……



CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS
12/26/19

HERE’S ONE LAST REMINDER FROM THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY THAT IF YOU
CITY TRASH ROUTE WAS TO HAVE BEEN RUN TUESDAY IT WILL BE PICKED UP TODAY……
AND IF YOUR CITY TRASH WAS TO HAVE BEEN COLLECTED YESTERDAY…..IT WILL BE RUN TOMORROW……



SPORTS
12/26/19

THE SOUTHCENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC TIPS OFF TOMORROW AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL….
AND FOR THE SECOND  CONSECUTIVE YEAR….AND THE SECOND TIME SINCE 1983….. ONLY FOUR GIRLS TEAMS WILL PARTICIPATE IN THIS YEARS
TOURNAMENT…..

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT THREE-30…….
CRITTENDEN COUNTY TANGLES WITH GRAYSON COUNTY….
THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON BULLITT CENTRAL AT FIVE-30…..

THE TOURNAMENT RUNS THRU SUNDAY AFTERNOON……..







ESCAPEE FOUND
12/24/19

AN ESCAPEE FROM THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL WAS LOCATED IN MT. VERNON-ILLINOIS YESTERDAY….

36 YEAR OLD MICHALE LANE  OF BOWLING GREEN WALK AWAY FROM A WORK RELEASE PROERN ON DECEMBER 17TH….

NO OTHER DETAILS  ABOUT LANE’S  CAPTURE WERE RELEASED BY STATE POLICE……



MEADOR
12/24/19

87 YEAR OLD SUE ALDERSON MEADOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN  MT. PLEASANT METHODIST CHURCH CEMETRY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; STEPHEN AND JOANNE OF FOUNTAIN AND DWIGHT AND ROBIN OF ADOLPHUS…..FIVE
GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……







NEW MINORITY LEADER
12/23/19

KENTUCKY HOUSE DEMOCRATS  HAVE MADE  HISTORY BY SELECTING REPRESSENTATIVE JONI JENKINS AS THEIR TOP-RANKING LEADER….AS
JENKINS BECOMES  THE FIRST WOMAN TO SERVE AS THE PARTY’S FLOOR LEADER IN THE CHAMBER….

JENKINS…..WHO SUCCEEDS ROCKY ADKINS…..HAD SERVED AS MINORITY WHIP….A ROLE THAT WILL BE FILLED BY REPRESENTATIVE ANGIE
HATTON……



REFUGEES
12/23/19

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS TURNED DOWN AN OFFER FROM THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION  TO HALT REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT…..

IN A LETTER BESHEAR WROTE    “U-S”  SECRETARY  OF STATE MIKE POMPEO……THE GOVERNOR SAID THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS ACCEPTED
REFUGEES  FOR MORE THAN THREE-DECADES…..AND IN SEVERAL CITIES…..REFUGEES HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE WORKFORCE AND KENTUCKY’
S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT….

ABOUT HALF OF THE STATES  HAVE CONSENTED TO KEEP ACCEPTING REFUGEES…. AND NO STATES SO FAR HAVE SAID THEY PLAN TO STOP
ACCEPTING REFUGEES UNDER TRUMP’S ORDER…..



CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS
12/23/19

HERE ARE YOUR CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS…..
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY…..
HEALTH DEPARTMENT, TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER AND PUBLIC LIBRATY CLOSED TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY……
THE CORE CLOSED TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY…..TOMORROW’S TRASH WILL BE PICKED UP THURSDAY AND WEDNESDAY’S TRASH WILL BE
COLLECTED FRIDAY…..
SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT WILL NOT RUN TOMORROW OR WEDNEDAY…….

FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED WEDNESDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..



SPORTS
12/23/19

THE PATRIOTS CONTINUE PLAY AT FOUR THIS AFTERNOON…..IN THE WARREN EAST HOLIDAY HOOPS CLASSIC…..


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO “SMASHVILLE” TO TAKE ON THE COYOTES……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
12/20/10

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  NOVEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS FOUR-POINT-FOUR
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP SLIGHLY FROM THE FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT RECORDED IN OCTOBER…..

AND THIS NOVEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO UP ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE  POINT FORM LAST NOVEMBER’S   FOUR-POINT-THREE
PERCENT…..

ALSO IN NOVEMBER……THE  “U-S”  JOBLESS RATE WAS THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT….WHICH  WAS DOWN ONE-TENTH  OF A PERCENTAGE POINT
FROM OCTOBER……



CRAM THE CRUISER
12/20/19

KENTUCKY STATE POLICE RAISED MORE THAN 236-TONS OF FOOD…..TO HELP FAMILIES IN NEED…..DURING ITS 10TH ANNUAL “CRAM THE CRUISER”
FOOD DRIVE…..

THROUGHOUT THE YEARS…..STATE POLICE SAY THE CAMPAIGN  HAS TURNED INTO A FRIENDLY COMPETITION  AMONG  K-S-P  POSTS……AND THIS
YEAR  POST-16 IN OWENSBORO TOOK TOP HONORS  WITH A TOTAL OF 61-THOUSAND POUNDS OF FOOD COLLECTED…..

SINCE IT BEGININGS   IN TWENTY-10……”CRAM THE CRUISER”  HAS CONTRIBUTED NEARLY   TWO-MILLION  POUNDS OF FOOD TO SHELTERS…..FOOD
BANKS…..AND CHURCHES THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……



KY GROUND BEEF
12/20/19

KENTUCKY CATTLEMEN’S GROUND BEEF RECENTLY MARKED  A HUGE MILESTONE FOR KENTUCKY FARMERS BY HITTING ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN
TOTAL FARM GATE SALES….

THE 80/20 GROUND BEEF IS PROVIDED  BY   111-FARM  IN 44-COUNTIES…..WHICH HAVE SOLD  OVER  587-THOUSAND POUNDS OF GROUND BEEF
SINCE SALES BEGAN IN    MARCH OF LAST YEAR….

THE KENTUCKY CATTLEMEN’S  GROUND BEEF IS AVAILABLE AT KROGER STORRES IN KENTUCKY…..SOUTHERN INDIANA…..AND TENNESSEE…….
KENTUCKY SCHOOLS…..THE  K-F-C  YUM CENTER……AND THE KENTUCKY FAIR AND EXPOSITION CENTER



SPORTS
12/20/19

THE PATRIOTS  AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT AS BARREN
COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN  
GOSPEL  12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-50 TONIGHT……







MARIJUANA BILL
12/18/19

A KENTUCKY LAW MAKER HAS PRE-FILED A BILL TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND USE THE REVENUES FROM TAXES TO FUND
THE COMMONWEALTH’S RETIREMENT SYSTEM….

THE BILL…..WOULD ALLOW ADULTS  21 AND OLDER TO USE MARIJUANA……AND IT WOULD ALLOW 75-PERCENT OF THE LICENSE AND WHOLESALE
TAX FEES TO GO TO THE KENTUCKY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM  AND  25-PERCENT TO THE KENTUCKY TEACHERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM……..

THERE WOULD BE FOUR TYPES OF LICENSES……CULTIVATOR…..PROCESSOR….. TESTER…..AND RETAILER  AND EACH LICENSE WOULD HAVE TO
BE RENEWED ANNUALLY……



NEW VOTING PORTAL
12/18/19

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE HAS ANNOUNCED A NEW “VOTING PORTAL”  THAT WILL ALLOW KENTUCKIAN’S  IN THE ARMED
FORCES AND TRAVELING ABROAD TO VOTE…..

IN TWENTY-13……KENTUCKY PASSED ITS FIRST EVER  “MILITARY HERO’S VOTING BILL”…..WHICH FUNDED ONLINE VOTING FOR MILITARY AND
OVESEAS VOTERS…..
NOW….THE  NEW  “VOTING PORTAL”   WILL ASSURE  THEIR VOTES WILL BE RECEIVED EVEN IF FEDERAL FUNDING CHANGES IN THE FUTURE…….



FILINGS
12/18/19

ANOTHER ALLEN COUNTY RERSIDENT HAS FILED TO RUN FOR THE 22ND DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES RACE…..

AS DAVID YOUNG HAS FILED TO RUN FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION…….

CURRENT REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE IS NOT SEEKING RE-ELECTION……



SPORTS
12/18/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT AND SPLIT WITH WARREN EAST…..AS THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 58 TO 31
DECISION TO THE LADY RAIDERS…..

AND THE PATRIOTS PULLED OUT A 65 TO 62 WIN…



ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS DEFEATED THE ISLANDERS  EIGHT TO THREE….







ANDERSON
12/17/19

68 YEAR OLD LONNIE K. ANDERSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION  OR
SERVICE AS CREMATION WAS CHOSEN…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JEANA OWENS ANDERSON……TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEREMY AND HACKEE TABOR AND JACOB
TABOR ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER; SAM ANDERSON OF GLASGOW….. A STEP-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…..



BANDY
12/17/19

57 YEAR OLD KENNY BAND OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A
LATER DATE…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAKE TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; KENNETH SLOAN…..AND A DAUGHTER; KANDI JO SLOAN BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS; NICK AND JEFF
BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MARK OF SOUTH CAROLINA…..AND A SISTER; MICKEY PATRICK OF SCOTTSVILLE…….



TURNER
12/17/19

66 YEAR OLD JOHNNY TURNER OF TOMPKINSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT MONROE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(WED) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON
(TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DAVID AND HOLLY AND TERRY AND CAROLYN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; JOE AND SHIRLEY OF TENNESSEE…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; JUDY TURNER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..10 GRANDCHILDREN AND 12 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
12/17/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO WARREN EAST……
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







HOME SALES
12/13/19

FOURTH QUARTER HOME SALES IN KENTUCKY BEGAN WITH A STRONG OCTOBER…. AS  YEAR-TO-DATE  SALES ARE UP ALMOST FIVE-PERCENT  OVER
THE TWENTY-18 TOTAL…..

THE MEDIAN HOME PRICE IN THE COMMONWEALTH   WAS ALSO UP  EIGHT-POINT-THREE PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR…..AT 175-THOUSAND-500
DOLLARS…..

DAYS ON THE MARKET WERE  101….WHICH WAS A SIX-PERCENT INCREASE OVER LAST OCTOBER’S   95 DAYS……

AND THE INVENTORY SLIPPED SLIGHTLY TO   FOUR-POINT-THREE MONTHS…..



EDUCATION COMMISSIONER RESIGNS
12/13/19

KENTUCKY’S EDUCATION COMMISSIONER SUBMITTED HIS RESIGNATION YESTERDY….. HANDING NEW GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR WHAT HE
WANTED…..AS HE RESHAPES THE TOP LEVELS OF MANAGEMENT IN THE EDUCATION SYSTEM…..

TUESDAY…ON HIS FIRST DAY IN OFFICE….BESHEAR DISBANDED THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION .AND THEN RE-CREATED   IT WITH 11 NEW
MEMEBRS….

THE 10-FORMER BOARD MEMBERS  HAVE FILED SUIT TO BLOCK THEIR REMOVAL…..BUT STATE JUDDGES HAVE REFUSED TO TEMPORARILY BLOCK
BESHEAR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER…..



DOLLAR GENERAL
12/13/19

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS ANNOUNCED THE AVAILABILITY OF APPROXIMATLEY  20-C-B-D PRODUCTS…..AT 11-HUNDRED STORES IN KENTUCKY AND
TENNESSEE…..AND BY SPRING OF NEXT YEAR  THEY  PLAN TO EXPAND THE PRODUCTS’ AVAILABILITY TO SEVEN MORE STATES…..

THE C-B-D  ASSORTMENT IS LIMITED TO TOPICAL COSMETIC PRODUCTS…..AND  DOLLAR GENERAL CURRENLY HAS NO PLANS TO PROVIDE
INGESTIBLE OR EDIBLE   C-B-D  MERCHANDISE…….



SPORTS
12/13/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO CELEBRATE HOMECOMING AS CUMBERLAND COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE……WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……






RIPPY
12/12/19

80 YEAR OLD NOAH M. RIPPY-JUNIOR OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OLD MACEDONIA CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS
AFTERNOON  (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..GRAHAM LODGE WILL HOLD MASONIC RITES TOMORROW NIGHT (FRI) AT SEVEN AT THE FUNERAL
HOME AND ALL MASTER MASONS WISHING TO PARTICIPATE SHOULD  MEET AT THE LODGE AT SIX-30…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ALMA TAYLOR RIPPY…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; TIMMY AND SANDRA, CHRISTOPHER AND PEGGY AND
KEVIN AND VALERIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JERRY AND MELISSA OF OHIO…….A DAUGHER AND SON-IN-LAW; DEBRA AND DAVID LINDSEY OF
SCOTTSVILLE……A STEP-DAUGHTER; LEE ANN BLANKENSHIP AND HUSBAND BERRY……TWO STEP-SONS; ROBBIE  TAYLOR AND MARK TAYLOR AND
WIFE PAM…..AND A SON-IN-LAW; RALPH WHITLOW ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JARVIS AND CAROLYN  OF ADOLPHUS…..
AND FOUR SISTERS; GRACIE HESSON, BETTY HARPER AND DIANE ISABEL ALL OF ADOLPHUS AND MARY OAKES OF SCOTTSVILLE…….12
GRANDCHILDREN, SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  AND THREE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
12/12/19


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD….

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK…..AND 99-POINT THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE  SABRES…..







BESHEAR SWORE IN
12/10/19

AS  IS CUSTOMARY IN THE COMMONWEALTH……TO  ENSURE CONTINUITY IN STATE GOVERNMENT…..ANDY BESHEAR WAS SWORN IN AS KENTUKY’S  
63RD  GOVERNOR JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT IN THE GOVERNOR’S MANSION…..

BESHEAR FOLLOWS  IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HIS FATHER STEVE BESHEAR…… WHO SERVED TWO TERMS AS GOVERNOR….AS THEY BECOME THE
FIRST “FATHER-SON” TO SERVE AS  GOVERNORS OF KENTUCKY…..

A FULL DAY OF PUBLIC ACTIVITIES IS ON TAP FOR TODAY…..AND FOR TODAY’S INAGURATION…..STATE OFFICES INCLUDING THE ALLEN COUNTY P-V-A
OFFICE ARE CLOSED TODAY……



ARREST
12/10/19

THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT  84 CARVER DRIVE IN  SCOTTSVILLE  YESTERDAY…..

SEIZED WERE 10-GRAMS OF SUSPECTED METH…..SUSPECTED MARIJUANA….DIGITAL SCALES…..DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….AND MULTIPLE
FIREARMS….

39 YEAR OLD DUSTIN RICHARDS WAS ARRESTED AND LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, POSSESSON OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA…..AND ALL THE CHARGES WERE
“ENHANCED” DUE TO THE PRESENCE OF THE FIREARMS…..…..



HUNTSMAN
12/10/19

89 YEAR OLD CLYTIE PETTY HUNTMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TOMORROW (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; BOBBY PETTY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SHERRY AND JAMES CENTER OF ADOLPHUS…..
FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/10/19

THE PATRIOTS OPEN THE HOME PORTION OF THE SEASON TONIGHT……AS ADAIR COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM  FOR THE TWO “A”
CHAMPIONSHIPS…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL                  12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….







AC FARM BUREAU AWARDS
12/09/19

AT THE RECENT V100TH MEETING OF THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU…..THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU WAS NAMED “TOP COUNTY” FOR DISTRICT
FOUR…..AS THE AWARD RECOGNIZES THE COUNTY THAT BEST COMPLETES THE MANY PROGRAMS PROMOTED AT THE STATE LEVEL…..

MARTHA ARTERBURN EARNED THE “GOLD STAR AWARD” FOR THE WORK OF HER COMMITTEE TO PROMOTE “AG” EDUCATION IN THE PRIMARY
CENTER….AS-WELL-AS HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR ALL THE COUNTY…..
JOE YOUNG-JUNIOR EARNED  A  “GOLD STAR AWARD”  FOR HIS COMMITTEE’S WORK PROMOTING  AND ENCOURAGING  YOUNG  FARMERS IN THE
COUNTY…..

AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WOMEN’S COMMITTEE ALSO RECEIVED A “GOLDF STAR” AWARD…..



KCTCS PRESIDENT RETIRING
12/09/19

THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM IS GOING TO LOOKING FOR A NEW PRESIDENT….

FRIDAY…..DURING THE BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING……PRESIDNET JAY BOX ANNOIUNCED HE WOUILD BE LEAVING AT THE END OF THE FISCAL
YEAR…WHICH IS JUNE 30TH…..

BOX WAS NAMED THE SECOND PRESIDENT OF K-C-T-CS IN NOVEMBR…..20-14…..

A NATIONAL SEARCH WILL BEGIN AND BOX’S  SUCCESSOR IS EXPECTED TO BE NAMED IN EARLY FALL OF 20-20……



STINSON
12/09/19

67 YEAR OLD JIMMY STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVIES WILL BE TOMORROW
(TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING
(MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ROBBIE STINSON…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BILL AND TONYA PATTERSON……A DAUGHTER; RENAY
PATTERSON…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND PATRICIA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
MARTHA HARRISON AND PATTY JO WEBB BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE AND SHIRLEY AND BUDDY ADAMSON OF ADOLPHUS….12 GREATCHILDREN AND 10
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/09/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY  TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW…..
AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  HOST RUSSELL COUNTY…..


BOWL SELECTIONS WERE ANNOUONCED YESTERDAY…..

KENTUCKY WILL TAKE ON VIRGINIA TECH IN THE “BELK BOWL”…..
LOUISVILLE GOES AGAINST MISSISSIPPI STATE IN THE “MUSIC CITY BOWL”…..
AND THE TOPPERS TANGLE WITH  WESTERN MICHIGN IN THE “FIRST RESPONDERS BOWL”…..







FARM INCOME
12/06/19

ACCORDING TO AGRICULTURAL ECOMOMISTS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY….INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNCENTAINTY  LOOMS OVER THE
COMMONWEALTH’S FARM ECONOMY…..WHICH WAS ABLE TO MAINTAIN STABLE INCOME LEVELS WITH A BOOST FROM GOVERNMENT RELIEF
PAYMENTS WHICH ARE EXPECTED TO TOTAL ABOUT 240-MILLION DOLLARS THIS YEAR…..

THIS YEAR STATEWIDE FARM CASH RECEIPTS ARE PROJECTED TO  BE  FIVE-POINT-NINE BILLION DOLLARS…..WHICH EQUALS THE PAST TWO
YEARS…..BUT IS WELL BELOW THE SIX-POINT-FIVE BILLION LEVEL IN TWENTY-14……

KENTUCK’S NET CASH INCOME……THE AMOUNT LEFT AFTER FARMER’S EXPENSES…..IS  EXPECTED TO EXCEED  ONE-POINT-EIGHT BILLION
DOLLARS WHICH IS UP SLIGHTLY FROM LAST YEAR……




DUI AWARDS
12/06/19

THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY HAS HONORED  MORE THAN 200-LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS…..FROM MORE THAN 180-AGENCIES
ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH….FOR THEIR EFFORTS TO TARGET IMPAIRD DRIVERS…..

AMONG THOSE HONORED  WERE OFFICER TREVER THOMPSON WITH THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND SERGEANT BRANDON LOVETT
WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..

LAST YEAR IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..THERE WERE FOUR-THOUSAND-742 CRASHES RELATED TO IMPAIRED DRIVING…..RESULTING IN 24-
HUNDRED-15 INJURIES AND 124 DEATHS……





SPORTS
12/06/19

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL COACH SCOTT SATTERFIELD HAS BEEN NAMED THE A-C-C COACH OF THE YEAR……

IN HIS FIRST SEASON…..SATTERFIELD TURNED THE  “U OF  L”  FOOTBALL PROGRAM AROUND MUCH SOONER THANT EXPECTED….LEADING THE
CARDINALS TO A SEVEN AND FIVE RECORD AND A BOWL TRIP….







SNAP CHANGES
12/05/19

THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE  HAS ANNOIUNCED NEW RULES FOR THE…..“SNAP” PROGRAM……TO MOVE MORE RECIPIENTS
TOWARDS “SELF-SUFFICIENCY”…..

TO GO INTO EFFECT APRIL FIRST…..THE CHANGE  WILL LIMIT THE ABILITY OF STATES  TO EXEMPT WORK-ELIGIBLE ADULTS  FROM HAVING TO OBTAIN
STEADY EMPLOYMENT IN ORDER TO RECEIVE BENEFITS…..

IT’S ESTIMATED THE CHANGE WILL REMOVE 40-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS FROM THE “SNAP”   ROLLS IF THEY CAN’T FIND  WORK…..



OPEN RECORDS REQUESTS
12/05/19

GOVERNOR-ELECT ANDY BESHEAR SAYS ALL EXECUTIVE BRANCH STATE AGENCIES WILL ACCEPT REQUESTS FOR PUBLIC RECORDS  VIA  E-MAIL  
UNDER HIS ADMINISTRATION……

BESHEAR SAYS THE MOVE IS TO MAKE IT EARIER FOR KENTUCKIANS AND THE MEDIA TO INTERACT WITH THE GOVERNMENT……



KY WESLEYAN BREAK RECORD
12/05/19

KENTUCKY WESLEYAN COLLGE HAS IT MOST SUCCESSFUL….SINGLE DAY OF GIVING IN SCHOOL HISTORY……ON “GIVING TUESDAY”  AS THE
COLLEGE RAISE JUST UNDER 212-THOUSAND DOLALRS….A 35-PERCENT INCREASE FROM LAST YEAR…..

THE TOTAL INCLUDED 291 GIFTS FROM DONORS IN 23-STATES…..AND 51-GIFTS OF ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE……



MOTHER CHARGED WITH MURDER
12/05/19

THE MOTHER OF A 20-MONTH-OLD EDMONSON COUNTY CHILD…..WHO DIED AFTER SHE DROVE HER VEHICLE  ARROUND  A  “ROAD CLOSED” SIGN
INTO A FLOODED CREEK……HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER….

28 YEAR OLD ALEXANDRA RICHARDSON AND HER SEVEN YEAR OLD SON WERE ABLE TO GET OUT OF THE VEHICLE…..SEARCHERS FOUND THE
TODDLER IN THE WATER AND HE WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN AND LATER FLOWN TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER
WHERE HE DIED….

A SEARCH WARRANT FOR RICHARDSON’S  MEDICAL RECORDS CONFIRMED THE PRESENCE OF METH AND MARIJUANA IN HER BLOOD AT THE TIME
SHE ARRIVED AT THE HOSPITAL…..



SPORTS
12/05/19

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR  VARSITY  BASKETBALL TEAMS TRAVEL TO BOWLING GREEN……

AND THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  HOST LOGAN COUNTY…….







STUDENT LOAN BILL
12/04/19

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS INTRODUCED LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ALLOW STUDENTS TO DIP INTO RETIREMENT   ACCOUNTS TO HELP PAY FOR
COLLEGE….AND MAKE MONTHLY DEBT PAYMENTS…..

UNDER HIS BILL…..INDIVIDUALS COULD TAKE UP TO 52-HUNDRED-50 DOLLARS….TAX AND PENALITY FREE…..FROM THEIR  “FOUR-OH-ONE-K”  OR   “I-
R-A”  EACH YEAR…. AND THEIR PARENTS COULD DIVERT THOUSANDS MORE….

CURRENTLY…..AMERICANS OWE ABOUT  ONE ONE-POINT-FIVE TRILLION DOLLARS IN STUDENT LOANS……



CHILD SALE
12/04/19

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE CHARGED THREE PEOPLE IN THE SALE AND PURCHASE OF AN INFANT….

ACTING ON A TIP FROM OFFICIALS AT PARKER/BENNETT/CURRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL…OFFICERS WENT TO A RESIDENCE ON WEST 10TH….WHERE
A WOMEN SAID  SHE GAVE THE BABY AWAY…..
OFFICERS THEN FOUND THE COUPLE WHO TOOK THE CHILD AND THEY SAID THEY PAID TWO-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE INFANT….

45 YEAROLD JOSE PASCUAL…..31 YEAR OLD  MARIA DOMINGO-PEREZ….AND 37 YEAR OLD CATARINA FELIPE  ARE  CHARGED  WITH THE SALE OR
PURCHASE  OF A CHILD FOR ADOPTION…..
DOMINGO-PEREZ…..WHO IS ACCUSED OF SELLING THE INFANT….HAS   FIVE OTHER CHILDREN WHO HAVE BEEN PLACE IN PROTECTIVE CUSTODY……



SPORTS
12/04/19

THE LADY PATRIOTS OPENED THE SEASON LAST NIGHT AT WARREN CENTRAL AND DROPPED A 62 TO 43 DECISION TO THE LADY SPARTANS….
.
THE PATRIOTS ALSO LOST TO THE SPARTANS 87 TO 68…….







GANN FILES
12/03/19

CURRENT  22ND DISTRICT STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE  WHO REPRESENTS  ALLEN…..SIMPSON…..AND A PORTION OF WARREN
COUNTIES…..HAS ANNOUNCED THAT HE WILL NOT SEEK REELECTION NEXT YEAR……

AND A CHECK WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE  FINDS REPUBLICAN BRIAN “TIGER” GANN OF FRANKLIN HAS FILED TO RUN FOR THE
SEAT……



BESHEAR APPOINTMENTS
12/03/19

GOVERNOR ELECT ANDY BESHEAR HAS APPOINTED A GLASGOW NATIVE AND A FORMER RIVAL TO FILL POSITIONS IN HIS ADMINISTRATION…..
JIM GRAY WILL SERVE AS TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY……WHLE REPRESENTATIVE ROCKY ADKINS WILL SERVE AS BESHEAR’S SENOR ADVISOR…..

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR-ELECT  JACQUELINE COLEMAN WILL SERVE AS SECRETARY OF THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
CABINET…..

HE ALSO SELECTED COLONEL HALDANE LAMBERT TO LEAD THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD AS ADJUTANT GENERAL…..
AND RETIRED LIEUTENANT COLONEL KEITH JACKSON WILL BE VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER……



BARREN FATAL
12/03/19

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN BARREN COUNTY……YESTEDAY MORNING NEAR THE SIX-THOUSAND BLOCK OF NEW BOWLING
GREEN ROAD…..CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A GLASGOW TEEN…..

REPORTEDLY….A TWO-THOUSAND=FIVE MERCURY S-U-V DRIVEN BY 19 YEAR OLD JACIE SMITH OF PARK CITY AND A TWO-THOUSAND-THREE  FORD
PICKUP OPERATED BY 35 YEAR OLD BRANDON SMITH OF GLASOGW MADE CONTACT NEAR THE CENTER LINE…..
JACIE SMITH SWERVED HER VEHICLE WHICH WENT DOWN AN EMBANKMENT AND STRUCK A TREE…..BRANDON SMITH WAS ABLE TO STOP HIS
VEHICLE ON THE SHOULDER…..
JACIE SMITH  AND A ONE YEAR OLD PASSENGER WE TRANSPORTED TO  T-J SAMSON WHERE SMITH  SUCCUMBED TO HER INJURIES….
BRANDON SMITH WAS ALSO TREATED AT THE HOSPITAL FOR MINOR INJURIES AND HIS PASSENGER WASN’T INJURED……





HENSON
12/03/19

80 YEAR OLD ANNA LEE HENSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING
AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT
THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; SUSAN BROADY  OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO NICES, A NEPHEW,A GRANDCHILD AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/03/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS OPEN THE SEASON TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO SOUTH WARREN….
.
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







VETERANS DONATIONS
12/02/19

WITH TEMPERATURS FALLING AND WINTER QUICKLY APPROACHING…..THE VETERANS AFFAIRS CLINIC IN BOWLING GREEN IS ASKING FOR
DONATIONS THAT WILL BE GIVE TO VETERANS IN NEED……TO KEEP THEM WARM AND FED THROUGH THE WINTER MONTHS….

HATS…..SCARVES….GLOVES…THICK WINTER COATS ARE ALL NEEDED…..ALONG WITH  NON-PERISHABLE READY-TO-EAT FOOD DONATIONS…..….

ITEMS CAN BE DROPPED OFF TUESDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS…..FROM 10 TO TWO…..AT THE  “V-A”  CLINIC LOCATED ON FAIVIEW AVENUE……



KY SCHOOL DISTRICT SUING
12/02/19

A KENTUCKY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS VOTED TO SUE ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE COMPANIES FOR CREATING WHAT IT SAYS IS AN…..EPIDEMIC OF
NICOTINE  ADDICTION…..AFFECTING STUDENT HEALTH AND SCHOOL LEAGNING INVIRONMENTS….

THE BULLIT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION  PLANS TO SUE  JUUL  AND OTHER INDUSTRY MANUFACTURERS……DISTRIBUTORS…..AND
RETAILERS…..

JUUL…..WHICH CONTROLS ABOUT TWO-THIRDS OF THE NATIONS  E-CIGARETTE MARKET…..VACES SEPARATE INVESTIGATIONS BY CONGRESS AND
FEDERAL REGULATORS……



KY HEMP SUMMIT
12/02/19

A KENTUCKY HEMP SUMMIT WILL BE HELD THIS WEDNESDAY……DECEMBER FOURTH….AT THE KENTUCKY EPOSITION CENTER IN LOUISVILLE…..

HOSTED BY THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE….THE SUMMIT WILL PROVIDE  THOSE IN ATTENDANCE WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO
LEARN MORE ABOUT HEMP PRODUCTION……KENTUCKY’S PLANS FOR 20-20…..AND THE NEW ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS……

A TRADE SHOW WILL ALSO BE PART OF THE ACTVITIES……



SEARS
12/01/19

84 YEAR OLD MARY ELLA SHIPLEY SEARS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JAMES SEARS……A SON; JEFF SHIPLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GAUGHTER; TONI WHITE OF INDIANA…..A BROTHER
AND SISTER-IN-LAW; WILLIE AND BERNICE SHIPLEY…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; JEAN SHIPLEY ALL OF CALIFORNIA…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND 19
GREAT-GRANDCHIDLREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/02/19

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS PLAY AT GREENWOOD…..







NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
11/29/19

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICES WILL PROVIDE CONSULTANTS TO HELP CREATE EIGHT LOCAL PARKS AND RECREATION AND CONSERVATON AREAS
IN….. ALABAMA…. MISSISSIPPI…..SOUTH CAROLINA…..FLORIDA…..AND KENTUCKY …..

TWO PROJECTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR THE PROGRAM…..ONE WILL CREATE  AN  “OHIO RIVER RECREATION TRAIL…..
AND THE OTHER WILL CREATE A TRAIL ALONG THE PATH THAT NATURALIST JOHN MUIR TOOK THROUGH KENTUCKY DURING HIS WALK TO THE GULF
OF MEXICO…..



COPPER THEFTS
11/29/19

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET IS ASKING  RESIDENTS TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THIEVES STEALING COPPER FROM  K-Y-T-C  
LIGHTING AROUND THE DISTRICT THREE AREA…..

THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS OF COPPER WIRING  WAS RECENTLY TAKEN IN WARREN COUNTY……WHICH CREATES  A SAFETY ISSUE FOR
MOTORISTS…..AS IT TAKES TIME TO GET THE WIRING REPLACED AND THE LIGHTS TURNED BACK ON……

THE COMMUNITY IS ASKED TO CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY IS THEY SEE ANY  SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY……ESPECIALLY AT
NIGHT NEAR LIGHTING AREAS ON ROADWAYS…..
AND LOCAL RECYCLING BUSINESSES ARE ALSO BEING ASKED TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ANYONE TRYIN TO SELL POSSIBLE  STOLEN COPPER
WIRING……



MEDICAID CONTRACTS
11/29/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR MEDICAID SERVICES HAS AWARDED NEW CONTRACTS TO FIVE MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS……TO BEGIN
NEXT JULY……. BUT TWO CURRENT PROVIDERS……ANTHEM KENTUCKY AND PASSPORT HEALTH ARE BEING REPLACED…….

BOTH WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO MEDICAID MEMBERS THROUGH THE EXISTING CONTRACT TERMS WHICH EXPORES JUNE 30TH……

MOLINA AND UNITED HEALTHCARE ARE  REPLACING ANTHEM AND  PASSPORT……



SPORTS
11/29/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

LOUISVILLE DEFEATED TEXAS-ARLINGTON  76 TO 67……

IN THE N-F-L……..
NEW ORLEANS BEAT ATLANTA  28 TO 18…..
AND THE BEARS GOT PAST THE LIONS  24 TO 20……







FISCAL COURT
11/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE ADOLPHUS FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING AND CONDUCTED MOSTLY ROUTINE
BUSINESS….
FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO THE FIRST BUDGET AMENDMENT  OF THE FISCAL YEAR…..
AND SHERIFF JEFF COOKE SAID THE THREE NEW VEHICLES FOR HIS DEPARTMENT WERE IN PADUCAH HAVE SPOTLIGHTS INSTALLED….

THE COURT HELD A SHORT CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS PERSONNAL….AND UPON RETURNING TO OPEN SESSION…..ANNOUNCED THAT TWO
EMPLOYEES WITH THE ROAD DEPARTMENT HAD RESIGNED AND ONE EMPLOYEE AT THE TRANSFER STATION HAD BEEN TERMINATED…..



911 COMMITTEE
11/27/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY……NINE-ONE-ONE….ADVISORY COMMITTEE MET YESTERDAY…..

JOHN BETNER  UPDATED THE COMMITTEE ON HIS WORK WITH THE RADIO SYSTEM…. ALL RADIOS HAVE NOW BEEN GONE THRU WITH NEEDED WORK
DONE ON EACH ONE…..AND PRE-AMPS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE REPEATERS….
THE NEXT STEP IS AT THE MT. UNION SITE WHERE TWO MORE ANTENNAS WILL BE INSTALLED SO THE AGENCIES WON’T BE WORKING OFF OF ONE
ANTENNA…..
A MADIE CALVERT WAS INTRODUCES AT THE NEW….NINE-ONE—ONE SUPERVISOR…..
LONG TIME SUPERVISOR RANDY STOVALL WILL BE STAYING WITH NINE-ONE-ONE……



SPORTS
11/27/19

THE PREDATORS ARE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS…..







POST ELECTION AUDIT
11/25/19

SIX KENTUCKY COUNTIES WERE DRAWN AT RANDOM FRIDAY TO UNDERGO POST-ELECTION AUDITS…..

BY LAW…..THE ATTORNEY GENRAL’S OFFICE IS RQUIRED TO CONDUCT POSTELECTION AUDITS    IN NO FEWER THAN  FIVE-PERCENT  OF THE
COMMONWEALTH’S COUNTIES FOLLOWING EACH PRIMARY  AND GENERAL ELECTION……AND FOR THE NOVEMBER ELECTION…..BOYLE….
GALLATIN…. HENDERSON…. KENTON….OLDHAM….AND POWELL COUNTIES HAVE BEEN SELECTED…..

DURING THE NOVEMBER ELECTION CYCLE…..THE ELECTIONN LAW VIOLATIONS HOTLINE RECEIVED   164-ELECTION CALLS FROM 56-COUNTIES……
AND BY LAW……THE OFFICE CAN’T PROVIDE DETAILS REGARDING SPECIFIC COMPLAINTS OR POSSIBLE PENDING INVESTIGATIONS…..



KY HOUSE TERMS
11/25/19

A KENTUCKY STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THAT WOULD INCREASE THE TERM OF HOUSE MEMBERS
FROM TWO TO FOUR YEAR…..WHICH WOULD MAKE IT THE SAME AS THE KENUCKY SENATE…

IF APPROVED BY THE HOUSE AND SENATE DURING THE UPCOMING GENERAL ASSEMBLEY SESSION……THE PROPOSAL WOULD BE PLACED ON THE
20-20 NOVEMBER BALLOT…..

HOUSE MEMBERS IN EVEN-NUMBED DISTRICT WOULD RECEIVE FOUR-YEAT TERMS IN 20-22…..WHILE ELECTIONS IN ODD-NUMBERED DISTRICT
WOULD BE FOR ONLY TWO YEARS…..WITH THE LATTER  SERVING FOUR-YEAR TERMS STARTING WITH THE 20-24 ELECTION…..



GLASGOW NATIVE APPOINTED
11/25/19

GOVERNOR ELECT ANDY BESHEAR HAS APPOINTED A GLASGOW NATIVE TO SERVE AS GENERAL COUNCIL FOR THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE….

LA TASHA BUCKNER…..A 1992 GRADUATE OF GLASGOW HIGH  SCHOOLS….IS A FORMER PROCECUTOR AND SERVED AS ASSISTANT DEPUTY
ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE CIVIL DIVISION……

BESHEAR TAKES OFFICE DECEMBER 10TH…..



SPORTS
11/25/19

THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE BLUES…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT
11/22/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE SLIGHTLY FROM THREE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER TO THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERECENT IN OCTOBER…..WHICH IS ALSO SLIGHTLY ABOVE LAST OCTOBER’S THREE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM THREE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN MONROE COUNTY TO
FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT IN METCALFE COUNTY….

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FELL IN 85 COUNTIES….. ROSE IN 24…..AND SAYE THE SAME IN 11…..
FAYETTE AND OLDHAM COUNTIES RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATES AT TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 10-POINT-NINE PERCENT……



SPORTS
11/22/19

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE…..

IN CLASS ONE  “A”…..RUSSELLVILLE PLAYS CRITTENDEN COUNTY…..
CLASS TWO “A”…..FINDS EDMONSON COUNTY TAKING ON MAYFIELD…..
IN CLASS  THREE “A”…..TAYLOR COUNTY GOES AGAINST PADUCAH TILGHMAN…..
CLASS FOUR “A”…..FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH MADISONVILLE NORTH HOPKINS…..
AND IN CLASS FIVE  “A”…..BOWLING GREEN PLAYS SOUTH OLDHAM…..







HEMP LICENSING
11/21/19

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  HEMP LICENSING PROGRAM FOR 20-20 IS UNDERWAY…..

GROWER APPLICATONS MUST BE SUBMITTED  BY MARCH 15TH OF NEXT YEAR….. PROCESSOR APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED YEAR-ROUND…..
AND FOR THE FIRST TIME THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF AGRICULTURE  IS HOSTING AN ONLINE APPLICATION PORTAL ON ITS  HEMP WEBPAGE……

IN 20-19….KENTUCKY’S HEMP INDUSTRY HAD NEARLY  ONE-THOUSAND GROWERS AND AN  INFLUX  OF PROCESSORS…….



FINAL C-7 STINGRAY DELIVERED
11/21/19

THE FINAL…..“C-7”  FRONT ENGINE STINGRAY TO BE PRDUCED…..WAS DELIVERED TO THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MESUSM YESTERDAY….

WITH PRODUCTION OF THE EIGHTH GENERATION……THEY’RE  MOVING TO A MID-ENGINE VEHICLE……SO THIS IS THE END OF A 66-YEAR ERA…..

THIS FINAL  “C-7”  HAS A WHITE EXTERIOR AND RED INTERIOR  TO HONOR THE FIRST 300-CORVETTES PRODUCED IN 1953…….AS THEY WERE ALL
WHITE WITH RED INTERIOR…….



METCALFE TEACHER
11/21/19

A METCALFE COUNTY KINDERGARTEN TEACHER WILL BE RETURING TO THE WHITEHOUSE NEXT WEEK TO HELP DECORATE THE WHITE HOUSE FOR
CHRISTMAS….

JAY WHITE MADE THE TRIP LAST YEAR WHEN THE  “PATRIOTI THEME”  WAS CHOSEN BY THE FIRST LADY……..HOWEVER…..THIS YEAR’S THEME  HAS
NOT YET BEEN ANNOUNCED……



SPORTS
11/21/19

THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO HARTFORD FOR A DUAL MEET WITH OHIO COUNTY…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO SCRIMMAGE HART COUNTY….

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE CANUCKS……







REAL ID
11/20/19

A KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION OFFICIAL SAY THE COMMONWEALTH PLANS TO SET UP 12-REGIONAL OFFICES TO ISSUE SPECIAL DRIVER’S
LICENSES THAT WILL BE NEEDED IN LESS THAT A YEAR TO BOARD DOMESTIC  AIRLINE FLIGHTS…..AS KENTUCKY FACES AN OCTOBER  FIRST  20-20  
FEDERAL DEADLINE  TO START ISSUING  I “REAL I-D” DRIVERS LICENSES…..

VEHICLE REGULATION COMMISSIONER……MATT HENDERSON……SAYS THEY WOULD EVENTUALLY LIKE TO HAVE   28 TO 30 REGIONAL OFFICES  
WHICH WOULD COST ABOUT 16-MILLION DOLLARS TO OPERAE…..
THE LICENSES WILL COST   24-DOLLARS FOR   FOUR YEARS AND 48-DOLLARS FOR EIGHT YEARS  WHICH WOULD HELP DEFAY THE EXPENSES……



ROAD FUNDING
11/20/19

THE “MILEAGE-BASE TRANSPORTATION FUNDING TAKS FORCE”  HAS MADE THEIR RECOMMENDAITONS  TO STATE LAWMAKERS…..

MEETING OVER THE LAST YEAR…..THE TASK FORCE LOOKED INTO ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO PAY FOR HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION  AND MAINTENANCE
PROJECTS…. OTHER  THAN THE CURRENT GAS TAX……

CO-CHAIRMAN…..SENATOR JIMMY HIGDON….SAID THEY FOUND ISSUES WITH MILAGE-BASED FUNDING…..USING A  G-P-S AND THIRD-PARTY VENDOR
TO DETERMINE WHAT A DRIVER WOULD PAY…….
HOWEVER…..HE DID SAY SEXPECT TO SEE FEES FOR ELECTRIC VEHILCES WHICH CURRENTLY PAY NOTHING….THE TASK FORCE NOTED THAT
TENNESSE CHARGES ELECTRIC CAR OWNERS 200-DOLLAS A  YEAR AND HYBRID OWNERS 100-DOLLARS…..



SPORTS
11/20/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL……
EASTERN KENTUCKY  HOSTS MIAMI UNIVERSITY…….
AND LINDSEY WILSON IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON TALLADEGA  COLLEGE…..

MEN’S GAMES HAVE…..
MORELEAD ON THE ROAD TO MISSOURI…..
CENTRE GOES TO TRANSY……
AND LOUISVILLE ENTERTAINS U-S-C  UPSTATE……







SCHOOL BOARD
11/19/19

AT LAST NIGHT ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING…..THE BOARD APPROVED A MODIFICAION TO THE …….N-CLASS-AT-HOME…..HIGH
SCHOOL MODEL…..

FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR…..ROBIN HERRINGTON….PRESENTED THE NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REPORT FOR LAST YEAR……AS THEY
SERVED….
327-THOUSAND-622 BREAKFASTS AND 427-THOUSAND-929 LUNCHES….
WHILE THE SUMMER MEALS PROGRM SERVED….
27-HUNDRED-62 BREAKFASTS ND 67-HUNDRED-52 LUNHES……
THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED  THE HIRING OF BOYS AND GIRLS VARISTY HEAD COACHES AND ASSISTANTS AND ARCHERY COACHES…..



PLANNING
11/19/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S  PLANNING AND ZONING MEETING…..APUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD CONCERNIGN A PROPOSAL FROM  “AT&T”  TO CONSTRUCT A NEW
CELL TOWN  AT 18-65 PLEASANT FIELD CHURCH ROAD…….ROBERT GRANT, THE ATTORNEY REPRESENTING  “AT&T” TOLD THE COMMISSION THAT
THE NEW CELL TOWER  HAS BEEN  PLANNED SINCE 9/11.
THIS AREA IN ALLEN COUNTY IS EXPERIENCES  LOW COVERAGE….SO “AT&T”  WANTS TO HELP THE SITUATION BY FOCUSING ON GETTING MORE
COVERAGE TO THEM.
EMERGENY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR GARY PETTY EXPRESSED HIS SUPPORT OF THE TOWER…..AND ALSO ASKED IF   AN EXTRA ANTENNA  COULD BE
ADDED SO THAT EMERGENCIES CALLED-IN  THAT AREA CAN HAVE A BROADER RANGE OF COVERAGE.
FOLLOWING TESTIMONY THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE PLAN…..



SPORTS
11/19/19

THE PREDATORS ARE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON WINNIPEG…..







CAVE TOURS CLOSE
11/18/19

BEGINNING TODAY…..THE GRAND AVENUE AND WILD CAVE TOURS AT MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED…….AND THE
MAMMOTH CAVE ACCESSIBLE TOUR WILL BE LIMITED TO WEEKENDS ONLY DURING THE FIRST PHASE OF A CAVE TRAIL REHABILITATION PROJECT…….

THE TRAIL WORK WILL IMPROVE  THE WALKING PATH…..STAIRS….. HANDRAILS….. SEATING AND RESOURCE ISSUES ALONG THE APPROXIMATELY
TWO MILES OF CAVE TRAIL THAT RUNS FROM THE SNOWBALL ROOM TO THE GRAND CENTRAL STATION……

THE ENTIRE PROJECT IS SCHEDULED TO TAKE   18-TO-20 MONTHS TO COMPLETE….. BUT THE REMAINDER OF THE CAVE TOURS IN THE PARK WILL
BE OPEN TO VISITORS AS USUAL……



BARREN FATAL
11/18/19

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN CAVE CITY SATURDAY NIGHT CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE PASSENGER CAR…..DRIVEN BY 27 YEAR OLD JACOB RIGGS OF MUNFORDVILLE WAS TRAVELING ON
MAMMOTH CAVE STREET….WHEN HIS VEHICLE RAN ONTO THE SOULDER…HE OVER-CORRECTED  CAUSING IT  TO SPIN INTO THE PATH OF A TWO-
THOUSAND-EIGHT TAHOE OPERATED BY 28 YEAR OLD ASHLEY VANCE  OF CANMER…..

RIGGS…..WHO WAS UNRESTRAINED…..DIED AT THE SCENE….
VANCE AND HER PASSENGER  WERE TAKEN  TO T-J SAMSON FOR TREATMENT OF MINOR INJURIES……



RAILROAD PROJECT
11/18/19

A RAIROAD PROJECT WILL TEMPORARILY CLOSE KENTKCY -70…..AT THE RAILROAD TRACK IN CAVE CITY……
THE CLOSURRE  IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN TODAY AND WILL LAST FOR TWO DAYS……

A SIGNED DETOUR USING 31-W AND KENTUYCKY-90 WILL BE IN PLACE……



SPORTS
11/18/19

A  FEDERAL JUDGE HAS DISMISSED A LAWSUIT BY THE OWNERS OF….MAXIMUM SECURITY…..SEEKING TO CHALLENGE THE DECISION TO DISQUALIFY
THEIR HORSE AS WINNER OF THE KENTUCKY DERBY…..

THE OWNERS…..GARY AND MARY WEST…..WANTED  THE COURT TO REVERSE THE STEWARDS’ DECISION  AND FIND THAT THEIR DECISION VIOLATED
THE COUPLES CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS TO DUE   PROCESS…….







GREEN RIVER FERRY
11/15/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY VEHICLE RAMP IMPROVEMENT PROJECT…..IN MAMMOTH CAVE NAITONAL PARK….HAS BEEN EXTENDED BEYOUND THE
ORIGINAL COMPLETION DATE OF TODAY DUE TO SEVERAL DELAYS…..

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY  WILL REMAIN CLOSED FROM THE NORTH SIDE OF THE GREEN RIVER…..BEGINNING JUST SOUTH OF MAPLE SPRINGS
CAMPGROUND……TO THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE RIVER AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE GREEN RIVER FERRY PARKINGLOT…..

THE FERRY AREA…..HOWEVER…..WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR HIKERS  AND RIVER PADDLERS ……



SPORTS
11/15/19

THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLLIN/SIMPSON…..KICK OFF IS SEVEN….. BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE
THE ACTION ON SOUTHEN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT THEEE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-40 TONIGHT……






COMBS
11/14/19

18 YEAR OLD ROBERT BRAEDEN PATTON COMBS OF CHALYBEATE DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON  AT TWO AT  
PLEASANT UNION UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI)
AFTERNON AT PATTON FUNERAL HOME BROWNSVILLE CHAPEL…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS CAN  BE MADE TO THE BRAEDEN
COMBS MEMORIAL SCHOLARHIP FUND AT THE BANK OF EDMONSON COUNTY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS ; ALISON AND JAY HOLLAND OF CHALYBEATE AND ROBERT SHANNON AND HEATHER COMBS OF RICHMOND….
SIBILINGS;  WHITLEY COMBS AND MIA HOLLND…GRANDPARENTS; JERRY AND MARILYN PATTON OF BROWNSVILLE, DANNY AND JOY HOLLAND OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND STEPHANIE WELLS OF RICHMOND……



SPORTS
11/14/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
IN MEN’S COLLEGE BSKETBALL…..
CENTRE TRAVELS TO WABASH…..
AND MOREHEAD IS ON THE ROAD TO PRESBYTERIAN…..

WOMEN’S GAMES FIND……
LOUISVILLE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CENTRAL MICHIGAN……


AND  IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL…..
THE STEELERS  GO TO CLEVELAND TO PLAY THE BROWNS……







MESONET SITE
11/13/19

THE KENTUCKY MESONIT AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERISTY HAS SELECTED A SITE FOR A NEW STATION IN NICHOLAS COUNTY…..THE COUNTY’S
FIRST STATION WAS INSTALLED IN MARCH 20-10…..BUT WAS CLOSED IN SEPTEMBER OF THIS YEAR…..

THE NEW SITE WILL BE LOCATED  NEAR CARLISLE AND IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL IN THE SPRING OF  20-20……

THE MESSONET STATIONS…..COLLECT  REAL-TIME WEATHER DATA…..AND TRANSMIT IT  TO THE MESONET OPERATIONS CENTER AT WESTERN…..
CURRENTLY THE KENTUCKY MESSONET  HAS 71-STATONS  LOCATED  IN 68-COUNTIES……



CITY COUNCIL
11/13/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS MORNING….ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE REGULAR REPORTS…..AND THIS MORNING’S
CITY COUNCIL MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND 10……..



BOUCHER APPEAL
11/13/19

THE MAN WHO WAS CONVICTED OF ATTACKING SENATOR RAND PAUL IN HIS YARD…. IS ASKING THE  U-S SUPREME COURT TO HEAR HIS CASE…..
AFTER AN APPELLATE COURT VACATED HIS 30-DAY JAIL SENTENCE AND SUGGESTED  IT WAS TOO LENIENT…..

THE TRIAL COURT SENTENCED RENE  BOUCHER TO 30-DAYS IN PRISON….A FINE OF 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS….AND 100 HOURS OF COMMUNITY
SERVICE  AFTER HE PLEADED GUILT TO ATTACKING PAUL IN  20-17…..
IN SEPTEMBER…..THE COURT OF APPEALS  VACATED THE SENTENCE AND SENT THE CASE BACK TO FEDERAL COURT FOR RESENTENCING…..

IN HIS FILING…..BOUCHER’S  ATTORNEY SAID  THE GOVERNMENT  IS GETTING A…. MULLIGAN…..BECAUSE THE VICTIM IS A  U-S   SENATOR….



SPORTS
11/13/19

IN MEN’S GAMES….
LOUISVILLE ENTERTAINS INDIANA STATE…..

WOMEN’S  GAMES HAVE…..
GEORGETOWN GOING TO MIDWAY…..
MURRAY STATE PLAYS AT MISSISSIPPI VALLEY……
KENTUCKY  HOSTS STETSON……
AND THE LADY TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BELMONT……







PAUL ON ELECTION
11/11/19

SENATOR  RAND PAUL SAYS MATT BEVIN’S RECENT ELECTION PERFORMANCE  HAD MORE TO DO WITH VOTERS’ DISPLEASURE WITH KENTUCKY’S  G-
O-P GOVERNOR THAT THEIR ATTITUDES ABOUT REPUBLICANS IN GENERAL…..

BEVIN HAD A RUNNING FUED WITH TEACHERS WHO OPPOSED HIS EFFORTS TO REVAMP THE COMMONWEALTH UNDERFUNDED PUBLIC PENSION
SYSTSM…..

BEVIN HAS RESUSED TO CONCEDE THE GOVERNORS RACE…..IN WHICH HE TRAILS DEMOCRAT ANDY BESHEAR BY MORE THAN FIVE-THOUSAND
VOTES….AND HAS REQUESTED A RECANVASS WHICH IS SET FOR NOVEMBER 14TH…..



BUTLER-FATAL
11/11/19

A TWO-VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN BUTLER COUNTY YESTERDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY  A TWENTY-15 FORD PICK UP…..OPERATED BY 72 YEAR OLD PAUL HENSLEY OF HAZARED…..CROSSED THE CENTER LINE ON  
REEDYVILLE ROAD  AND  STRUCK A TWO-THOUSNAD FIVE FORD PICK UP…..DRIVEN  BY 18 YEAER OLD ROBERT  COMBS  OF SMITHS GROVE HEAD-
ON……

COMBS DIED AT THE SCENE AND HENSLEY WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  HOSPITAL……



VETERANS DAY
11/11/19

CONTINUING A TRADITION STARTED WHILE HE WAS STILL IN OFFICE….FORMER SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR ROB CLINE AND WIFE LINDA WILL THEIR
ANNUAL VETERANS LUNCHEON….FOR ALL VETERAND AND ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL….. TODAY AT 11 AT THE WASHINGTON CENTER…..

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THE HALFREY/DALTON….POST 57-12 OF THE V-F-W…..TO THEIR ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AND OPEN HOUSE
TONIGHT AT SXI AT THE POST HOME LOCATED ON THE OLD GLASGOW ROAD….THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER WILL BE RETIRED   ARMY COLONEL JIM
HUGGINS…….



SPORTS
11/11/19

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINDS……
THE SEAHAWKS ON THE ROAD TO SAN FRANCISCO TO TAKE ON THE 49ers……







ELECTON RETURNS
11/06/19



YESTERDAY WAS ELECTION DAY……AND IN ALLEN COUNTY 35-PERCENT OF THE VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS WHICH   WAS UP FROM THE LAST
GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION WHEN 24-PERCENT OF ALLEN COUNTY VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…..

IN THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR….
MATT BEVIN RECEIVED THREE-THOUSAND-564 VOTES…..ANDY BESHEAR 16-HUNDRED-49 VOTES…..AND JOHN HICKS  96 VOTES….
THE SECRETARY OF STATE’ SREACE SAW….
MCHALE ADAMS DEFEAT HEATHER FRENCH HENRY  38-HUNDRED-58 VOTES TO       13-HUNDRED 66…..
IN THE ATTORNEY GENERALS RACE…..
IT WAS DANIEL CAMERON THREE-THOUSAND- 946 VOTES TO GREG STUMBO’S             12-HUNDRED-82 VOTES……
IN THE RACE FOR AUDITOR…..
MIKE HARMON RECEIVED  38-HUNDRED-41VOTES…..SHERI DONAHUE 11-HUNDRE-99 VOTES…..AND KYLE HUGENBERG  12…..


THE STATE’TREASURER’S RACE SAW…..
ALLISON BALL RECEIVE FOUR-THOUSAND-80 VOTES…..TO MICHAEL  BOWMAN’S       11-HUNDRED-24-VOTES…..
FOR THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE…..
RYAN QUARLES  HAD 39-HUNDRED-56 VOTES…..ROBERT CONWAY 11-HUNDRED-19
AND JOSH GILPIN 117 VOTES……
IN THE RACE TO FILL THE FIRST DISTRICT SEAT ON THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT…..
WHITNEY WESTERFIELD DEFEATED CHRISTOPHER NICKELL ONE-THOUSAND-877 VOTES TO ONE-THOUSAND-543…..

AND RUNNING UNOPPOSED FOR THE FIFTH DISTRICT MAGISTRATE SEAT….
ANTHONY THOMPSON RECEIVED  723 VOTES…..



MCPEARK
11/06/19

74 YEAR OLD  DONALD “CHOPPER” MCPEAK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY 9TUES) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 11 FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; LONNIE OF LOUISVILLE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DONNA AND JOE WOOD  OF ADOLPHUS…..A BROTHER  AND
SISTER-IN-LAW;  DENNIS AND MARCELLA OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOYCE AND JEFF LOVINO OF FLORIDA AND
BARBARA SIMONS, JUDY BESSINGER AND NANCY WOOD ALL OF TENNESSEE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/06/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..
IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY BEAT MOUNT ST. MARY’S 67 TO 44….
AND LOUISVILLE DOWNED THE LADY TOPPERS  75 TO 56…..

IN MEN’S GAMES IT WAS…..
KENTUCKY 69 AND MICHIGAN STATE 62……







SPORTS
11/05/19

AT THE STATE CROSS COUNTRY MEET THIS PAST SATURDAY…..
AC/S EIGHTH GRADER…..JAMES TYLER STANGER…..PLACED 16TH IN THE FIELD OF 251 RUNNERS
WHILE AC/S JUNIOR  TAD KOLTON TAYLOR  WAS   62ND…..

SUNDAY…..THE ALL-STATE TEAMS WERE ANNOUNCED…..STANGER WAS SELECTED TO THE TEAM  AND IS  THE ONLY EIGHTHE GRADER TO MAKE THE
ALL-STATE TEAM…..







HEAP
11/04/19

COMMUNITY ACTION OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY’S….LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANT PROGRAM…..BEGINS TODAY….
APPLICATIONS ARE TAKEN BY THE FIRST LETTER OF THE LAST NAME OF THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE HOLD…..
AND TODAY…..THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WITH THE LETTER “A” MAY APPLY…..
TOMORROW IS A STAFF DAY…..
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY…..THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WITH THE LETTER “B” MAY APPLY…..
AND FRIDAY….THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WIT THE LETTER “C” MAY APPLY……
APPLICATIONS ARE TAKE AT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE AT 25  J-L TURNER PLACE…….TO APPLY….YOU MUST BRING PROOF OF
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD FOR EACH HOUSEHOLD MEMBER……. PROOF OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME FOR THE
PREVIOUS MONTH…..MOST CURRENT HEATING BILL OR STATEMENT FROM YOUR LANDLORD IF HEATING EXPENSES IS  INCLUDED IN RENT……AND
VENDER INFORMATION  FOR YOUR MAIN HEATING FUEL AS WELL AS ELECTRIC…..



ROAD WORK
11/04/19

ROAD WORK CONTINUES ON THREE PROJECT IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE BRIDGE AT THE INTER-SECTION OF OLD GALLATIN ROAD AND OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC…..HOWEVER….CREWS WLL BE
WORKING ON FINISHING ITEMS INCLUDING SHOULDER ROCK THIS WEEK…..AND TRAFFIC MAY BE DOWN TO ONE LANE…..

ON BROWNS FORD ROAD…..FROM KENTUCKY 100 TO KENTUCKY 18-55…..CREWS MAY BE PRESENT CONSTRUCTING EDGE LINE RUMBLE STRIPS
FOR THE RESURFACINGT PROJECT…..

AND ON OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD…FROM THE TENNESSE STATE LINE TO THE BRIDGE OVER ROUGH CREEK…..CREWS WILL BE PRESENT PLACING
ASPHALT SURFACE…..





KEEN
11/04/19

76 YEAR OLD RUTH RIPPY KEEN OF ADOLPHUS DIED FRIDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON T ONE-
30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETRY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY  A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JEWELL AND JERRY JONES OF FRANKLIN…..TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAZEL PARKER AND
HUSBAND WAYNE AND MARGIE LONG AND HUSBAND GROVER…..AND A BROTER-IN-LAW; ARLIE KEEN ALL OF ADOLPHUS…..



SPORTS
11/04/19

THE PREDATORS ARE IN DETRIOT TO TAKE ON THE RED WINGS…..


FLORIDA STATE HAS FIRED HEAD FOOTBALL COACH WILLIE TAGGART….WHO WAS NINE AND 12 IN PARTS OF TWO SEASONS……

ACCORDING TO REPORTS……KENTUCKY COACH MARK STOOPS IS ONE OF THOSE BEING CONSIDERED AS TAGGART’S REPLACEMENT…..







SUPREME COURT RULING
11/01/19

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS SIDED WITH A LEXINGTON PRINT SHOP  OWNER….THAT REFUSED TO PRINT T-SHIRT FOR THE CITY’S PRIDE
FESTIVAL…..

IN THEIR RULING….THE HIGH COURT SAID THE WRONG PARTY FIELD THE SUIT…..MAKING IT ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE  TO DETERMINE WHO WAS
DISCRIMINATED AGAINST…..



SUPREME COURT RULING
11/01/19

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS SIDED WITH A LEXINGTON PRINT SHOP  OWNER….THAT REFUSED TO PRINT T-SHIRT FOR THE CITY’S PRIDE
FESTIVAL…..

IN THEIR RULING….THE HIGH COURT SAID THE WRONG PARTY FIELD THE SUIT…..MAKING IT ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE  TO DETERMINE WHO WAS
DISCRIMINATED AGAINST…..



MASSEY
11/01/19

75 YEAR OLD JERRY LEE MASSEY OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..AND THERE WILL NE NO VISITATION OR SERVICE AS
CREMATION WAS CHOSEN….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ALICE MASSEY…..FOUR SONS;  AARON, MARK, DONALD AND ALEX  ALL OF OHIO…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW;  CHRISTINE AND GREG FUNK OF ADOLPHUS AND PATARICIA AND TOM ELLISON AND ELIZABETH MASSEY ALL OF OHIO…..32 GRANDCHILDREN
AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



ENGLAND
11/01/19

71 YEAR OLD GENE ENGLAND OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED OCTOBER 11TH…..AND A CELEBRATION  OF LIFE WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT THE BAR AT 3-M FARMS AT 224 HARPER ROAD……



MASON
11/01/19

64 YEAR OLD MICHELE MASON OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..A MEMORIAL MASS WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11
AT HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC CHURCH…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE CHURCH…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; EDDIE MASON…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JUSTIN AND ABIGAIL MORRELLL OF LEXINGTON,
GARRETT MORRELL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MICHAEL MASON OF LOUISVILLE……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KARA AND DAVID UNDERWOOD OF
LOUISVILLE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANK AND MARY VACCARO OF FLORIDA…..A SISTER; JANET BERGER OF TEXAS…..AND A SISTER-IN-
LAW; NANCY MASON OF TENNESSEE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
11/01/19

THE PATRIOTS CELEBRATE SENIOR NIGHT AS MONROE COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT  FIELD……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT…..







POACHERS ARRESTED
10/31/19

THREE BOWLING GGREEN MEN HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH NUMEROUS FISH AND WILDLIFE-RELATED VIOLATIONS IN ALLEN COUNTY……

FOLLOWING A TIP FROM A CONCERNED LANDOWNER AND USING A “TRAIL CAMERA”….JACKSON FOUND A RACOON….TWO HEN TURKEYS…..FOUR
DUCKS…. AND NINE SQUIRRELS HD BEEN HARVESTED…..

26  YEAR OLD Oo  REH, 43 YEAR OLD PLU REH AND 49 YEAR OLD JAY REH  WERE ALL CHARGED  WITH  ENTRY ON LAND TO SHOOT, HUNT, FISH OR
TRAP WITH OUT CONSENT…..TWO COUNTS OF ILLEGAL TAKING OR PURSUIT OF DEER OR WILD  TURKEY…..FOUR COUNTS  OF ILLEGAL TAKING OF A
MIGRATORY BIRD…..AND HUNTING WITHOUT A LICENSE…….
IN ADDITION…..PLU REH WAS CHARGED WITH HUNTING UNDER THE INFLUENCE….. AND Oo REH ALSO HAD AN OUTSTANDING  WARRANT FROM  20-
15 FOR FISH AND WILDLIFE CHARGES IN BUTLER COUNTY…..



BOUBON PRODUCTION
10/31/19

BOURBON PRODUCTION FLOWED AT A RECORD PACE IN KENTUCKY LAST YEAR…..

THE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’ ACCOCIATION SAY DISTILLERS FILLED MORE THAN  TWO-POINT-ONE MILLION BARRELS OF BOURBON  IN TWENTY-18…..
AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  INVENTORY OF AGING SPIRITS REACHED NINE-POINT-ONE  MILLION  BARRELS  WHICH ARE BOTH  MODERN-ERA  
RECORDS…..

ITS  THE HIGHEST INVENTORY IN THE 52-YEARS THAT RRECORDS HAVE BEEN KEPT…..AND IT’S THE ONLY TIME SINCE 1967 THAT KENTUCKY
DISTILLERS FILLED MORE THAN TWO-MILLION BARRELS……



HALLOWEEN
10/31/19


IT’S HALLOWEEN AND TRICK-OR-TREATERS WILL BE OUT TONIGHT……

IT’S ASKED THAT ALL TRICK-OR-TREATING BE COMPLETED BY SEVEN TONIGHT…..
AND KEEP IN MIND THAT A COLD FRONT WILL BE PUSHING THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND TEMPERATURES WILL BE FALLING INTO THE 30s….WITH
SRONG WINDS THAT WILL MAKE IT FEEL EVER  COLDER…..



NEW TROOPERS
10/31/19

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS  TWO NEW TROOPERS….
CODY EDWARDS AND BEN HUBBARD…..BOTH OF GLASGOW….WERE AMONG THE 48-CADETS TO GRADUATE FROM THE TRAINING ACADEMY ON
OCTOBER 25TH…..

FIELD TRAINING OFFICER WILL SUPERVISE THE NEW TROOPERS FOR 12-WEEKS BEFORE WORKING THEIR ASSIGNED AREAS…….



CREWS
10/31/19

85 YEAR OLD DORIS BEA CREWS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER EIGHT SATURDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO “READS AND FEEDS”……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; FRANK CREWS….. SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MITCH AND AMY….AND A DAUGHTER; CORTNI CREWS ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE     TWO GRANDCHILDREN ND FIVE GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/31/19

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN  FOOTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN….







TAXES
10/30/19

TWENTY-19 ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS ARE NOW PAYABLE….AND IF YOU WANT TO RECEIVE THE TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT…..THEY NEED
TO BE PAID BY FRIIDAY….……

TAX BILLS PAID BY FRIDAY   WILL RECEIVE  A TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT….
THEN  STARTING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER SECOND…..THE FACE VALUE OF THE BILL WILL BE DUE…..



KY REVENUE TO GROW
10/30/19

THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP  SAYS A PRELIMINARTY ESTIMATE SHOWS A SLIGHT GROWTH IN STATE REVENUE FOR  THE NEXT TWO
YEARS…..

THE GROUP PROJECTS GENERAL FUND REVENUE TO REACH NEALTY 11-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLARS…..A POINT-EIGHT PERCENT GROWTH  
INCREASE FOR  THE 20-20 FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30TH……
THE  GROUP ANTICIPTES A TWO-PERCENT INCREASE IN 20-21…..FOLLOWED BY A ONE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT INCREASE IN THE 20-22 FISCAL
YER…..

KENTUCKY’S ROAD FUND IS FORECAST TO BRING IN MORE THAN ONE-POINT-56 BILLION DOLALRS FOR FISCAL YEAR 20-20…..WHICH WOULE BE A
POINT-TWO PERCENT DECREASE FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR…..THAT GROWTH COULD DOUBLE IN TO-21 WITH A POINT-FOUR PERCENT…..
FOLLOWED BY A ONE-POINT-TWO PERCENT INCREASE IN 20-22……

IT WILL BE MID TO LATE JANUARY BEFORE THE GOVERNOR ELECTED IN NOVEMBE PRESENTS HIS SPENDING PLAN TO LAWMAKERS……



DEBATE
10/30/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER…..ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR…..HELD THEIR FINAL DEBATE LAST NIGHT AT
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….

THE SERIES OF DEBATES EXPOSED NOT ONLY THEIR  DIFFERENCES ON KEY ISSUES….. BUT ALSO  THEIR MUTUAL ANIMOSITY…….



SPORTS
10/30/19

IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..
SOUTH WARREN TAKES ON CLINTON COUNTY…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY PLAYS GREENWOOD……


THE  N-C-A-A HAS TAKEN A MAJOR STEP TOWARD ALLOWING COLLEGE ATHLETES  TO CASH IN ON THEIR FAME….AS THEY HAVE  VOTED TO PERMIT
THEM TO….BENEFIT FROM THE USE OF THEIR NAME….IMAGE….AND LIKENESS…..

NOW THEY MUST FIGURE OUT HOW TO ALLOW THEM TO PROFIT…..WHILE STILL MAINTAINING  RULES REGARDING AMATEURISM……







SCARECROW WINNERS
10/29/19

THE END OF OCTOBER MEANS THE  “INVASION OF THE SCARECROWS” IS COMING TO AND END FOR THIS YEAR……AND THE WINNERS OF THE
SCARECROW CONTEST HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED….

SCARIEST…..FIRST PLACE TRUE GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP CHURCH…..
MOST  CREATIVE…..FIRST PLACE  A-J TREE SERVICE……SECONDN PLACE SOUTHERN STATES…..
CUTEST…..FIRST PLACE EDMONTON STATE BANK…..SECOND PLACE  MED CENTER HEALTH……
FUNNIEST…..GIRL SCOUT TROOP FIVE-83…..SECOND PLACE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT…..
BEST PHOTO-OP…..FIRST PLACE FARMERS NATIONAL BANK….SECOND PLACE DOLLAR GENERAL…..
AND BEST OF SHOW…..J-M  SMUCKER……



NEW MESONET OFFICES
10/29/19

THE KENTUCKY MESONET OFFICES HAVE MOVED FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S  MAIN CAMPUS….TO THE  W-K-U CENTER FOR
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT….

THE NEW LOCATON OFFERS DOUBLE THE SPACE…..AS-WELL-AS  A LAB AND STORAGE ROOM….

THE KENTUCKY MESONET…..WHICH COLLETS DATA ON WEATHER  AND CLIMATE  .IS EXPANDING AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..AS THERE ARE
CURRENTLY                71-MONITORING STATIONS AND THE PLAN IS TO ADD NINE MORE…..



CHANDLER
10/29/19

59 YEAR OLD MICHAEL WAYNE CHANDLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TODAY (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TAMMY CHANDLER…..HIS MOTHER; BENITA CHANDLER….. A SON; LOGAN…..AND  A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-AW; ABBEY
AND ZACH PARDUE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DONOVAN HAGAN OF BOWLING GREEN AND JERRETT
AND TIFFANY WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; LACY AND MIKE HOUCHENS OF GLASGOW…..TWO STEP-
GRANDCHILDRENN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
10/29/19

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM LAST NIGHT…..AT THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
AS THEY  WERE SHUT OUT BY SOUTH WARREN  THREE TO NOTHING….
AND CLINTON COUNTY DOWNED TODD COUNTY CENTRAL THREE TO NOTHING…..


TWO PATRIOT CROSS RUNNERS HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE STATE MEET THIS WEEK-END…..BY FINISHING IN THE TOP 17 AT THE REGIONAL MEET….
JAMES TYLER  STANGER  PLACED NINTH IN THE FIELD WHILE TAD KOLTON TAYLOR WAS 17TH IN THE FIELD OF 92 RUNNERS……







UNITED WAY GRANTS
10/24/19

UNITED WAY OF SOUHERN KENTUCKY IS PROVIDING  OVER  55-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN  FLEXIBLE SUPPORT GRANTS…..WHICH  ARE DESIGNED TO
MEET THE NEEDS IN THE COMMUNITY THAT WOULD NOT QUALIFY OR BE SUITABLE FOR THE ANNUAL ALLOCATIONS PROCESS…..

THESE GRANTS ARE INTENDED TO BE A ONE-TIME  REQUEST FOR A PARTICULAR NEED…..AND NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE
REGUALAR ALLOCATIONS PROGESS…..

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WILL RECEIVE  SIX-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE PURCHASE OF CHROMEBOOKS FOR USE BY NINE
CLASSROOMS…..

THERE WERE  A TOTAL OF 20-APPLICATIONS ….SEEKING MORE THAN  143-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



BEVIN PRIORITIES
10/24/19

SPEAKING TO A MEETING OF COUNTY OFFICIALS YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN LAID OUT HIS TOP PROPRITE IF VOTERS GIVE HIM A SECOND
TERM…..

THE GOVERNOR VOWED TO SHORE UP PUBLIC PENSIONS……MODERNIZE THE COMMONWEALTH’S TAX CODE……IMPROVE ADOPTION AND FOSTER
CARE SYSTEMS…..AND REPAIR ROAD AND BRIDGES…..



SALMON
10/24/19

73 YEAROLD WAYNE SALMON OF HOLLAND  DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AT 12NOON  AT OF GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SANDIE SALMON…..FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JAMES AND NICOLE OF FRANKLIN, KENNY OF BOWLING GREEN
AND JEFFERY, PHILLIP AND KURTIS ALL OF HOLLAND…..TWO DAUGHTERS; SARA BOATRIGHT OF FRANKLIN AND ROSA SALMON OF HOLLAND…..A
SISTER; PATRICIA BANTON OF INDIANA… AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; ROBERT CAMPBELL AND WIFE INGRID OF TENNESSEE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN
ASLSO SURVIVE….



SPORTS
10/24/19

THE PATROT FRESHAMN FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE WILD…..







MADDEN SENTENCING
10/23/19

IT WAS A LONG…..EMOTIONAL DAY IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..AS FINAL SENTENCING WAS HELD FOR TIMOTHY MADDEN WHO HAD
PLEAD GUILTY TO THE MURDER AND DEATH OF GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOEMBER 20-15……AND ALSO ENTERED AN ALFORD PLEA TO THE CHARGES OF
RAPE AND KIDNAPPING….
THE COMMONWEALTH  CALLED SEVERAL STATE TROOOPERS WHO WERE INVOLVED WITH THE INVESTIGATION   AND  THE   “D-N-A ”  FORENSIC  
SPECIALIST FROM THE STATE CRIME LAB……

HOWEVER……EVEN THOUGHT MADDEN HAD PLEAD GUILTY, HIS ATTORNEY TOM GRIFFITHS READ A STATEMENT FROM MADDEN IN WHICH HE
CONTINUED TO PROCLAIM  HIS INNOCENSE AND SAID THERE WOULD NOT BE JUSTICE  UNTILL HE WAS RELEASED AND THE RESPONSIBLE
PERSONWAS CHARGED…..MADDEN CLAIMS  THE STATE POLCIE WANTED TO PLACE THE BAME ON HIM AND PLANTED EVIDENCE……



THE FINAL PERSON TO SPEAK  WAS GABBIES MOTHER…..AMY DOOLIN…..AND DURING HER EMOTIONAL “VICTIM INPACT STATEMENT”…..MADDEN WAS  
TALKING TO HIS ATTORNEY’S WHICH ANGERED BRIAN DOOLIN WHO SAID THEY HAD BEEN WAITING  FOUR YEARS  AND HE COULD  GIVE THEM THREE
MINUTES OF RESPECT….

OFFICERS HAD TO RESTRAIN DOOLIN  AND AT THAT POINT  JUDGE JANET CROCKER   CALLED FOR A RECESS AND HAD BOTH FAMILIES TAKEN FROM
THE COURT ROOM…..
UPON RETURING TO OPEN COURT……JUDGE CROCKER  SAID IT WAS A PAINFUL DAY FOR BOTH FAMILIES…..HAVING TO HEAR THE TESTIMONY…..AND
SHE ALSO SAID THE DAY WAS ABOUT T GABBIE DOOLIN….AND SHE WAS ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMONWEALTH AND
SENTENCED MADDEN TO LIFE IN PROSON WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE…..

MADDEN WILL BE MOVED  TO  THE MAXIMUM SECUTITY PRISON IN EDDYVILLE  WITHIN THE NEXT 45-DAYS……







FISCAL COURT
10/23/19

THERE WAS A GOOD CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT AS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER TWO TO
HOLD THEIR MEETING….
GREG COPLEY WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY…..CENTER FOR APPLIED ENERGY RESOURCE…..TALKED WITH THE COURT ABOUT A PROGRAM  
IN THE  KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT…..TO RENOVATE FACILITES TO MAKE THEM MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT…….

COPLEY WENT ON TO SAY ONCE A PROPOSAL  IS ACCEPTED……THAT IT’S NOT A CONTRACT AND  IT  CAN BE NEGOTIATED WITH THE COMPANY….AND
THE PROPOSED ENERGY SAVINGS ARE GUARENTEED…..
CURRENTLY…..THE TRANSFER STATION IS LOOSING ABOUT 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS  A YEAR…..AND THE COURT APPROVED A SLIDING INCREASE
IN THE DUMPING  FEE…..BEING JANUARY FIRST THE FEE   WILL GO UP TO 55-DOLLARS A TON….BUT WILL REMAIN AT 45-DOLLARS FOR THE CITY OF
SCOTTSVILLE….THEN FOR FISCAL YEAR 20-21 THE FEE WILL INCREASE TO   55-DOLLARS  A TON  FOR EVERYONE….AND INCREASE TO 60-DOLLARS A
TONE  IN FISCAL YEAR 20-22……..



MADDEN SENTENCING
10/23/19

THE SENTENCING PHASE IN THE CASE OF TIMOTHY MADDEN BEGINS THIS MORNING IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT….

IN AUGUST…..MADDEN PLEAD GUILTY TO  THE   MURDER AND KIDNAPPING  OF SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOBLIN IN NOVEMBER 2O-15…..AND   ALSO
ENTERED AN ALFORD PLEA TO THE RAPE AND SODOMY CHARGES…..

THE SENTENCING PHASE OF THE CASE IS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW…….



SPORTS
10/23/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS SHUT OUT GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME THREE TO NOTHING….
AC/S WILL NOW MOVE ON TO THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..


THE  ASSOCIATED PRESS HAS RELEASED ITS MEN’S PRESEASON COLLEGE BASKETBALL POLL  WHICH FINDS  LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY   BOTH
RANKED IN THE TOP FIVE…..

MICHIGAN STATE IS NUMBR ONE……WITH KENTUCKY SECOND….KANSAS THIRD…. DUKE IS FOURTH….AND LOUISVILLE IS FIFTH……







FISCAL COURT
10/22/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBE TWO TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..BEGINNING AROUND SEVEN…..



LESTER
10/22/19

60 YEAR OLD JERRY LYNN LESTER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..CREMATION WAS
CHOSEN AND THER WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; TRAVIS…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CASEY AND ADAM GOODWIN AND KAMMIE AND PATRICK THROCKMORTON
ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND  SHERLENE  DAVIS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



BERLIN
1022/19

48 YEAROLD CONNIE ANN BERLIN OF WESTMORELAND DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..CREMATION WAS  CHOSEN AND
HERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICE…. AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FOR OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; JOSH MORRIS OF TENNESSEE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CARYSTAL AND ROBERT HANOVER OF ADOLPHUS…….
SIX BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLIE AND BETTY SWALEF AND  RAYMOND AND CHRISTOPHER SWALEF ALL OF FLORIDA, ARNIE AND
DARLENE SWALEF OF INDIANA, MIKE AND MAUDIE CALLADO OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RONALD AND BETTY SWALEF OF VIRGINIA……THREE SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; JENNIFER AND EDDIE CARDWELL AND BOBBI AND GARY ERICKSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RINI SWALEF OF EUROPE……AND
JASON PRESLEY OF WESTMORELAND…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



STOTT
10/22/19

69 YEAR OLD BRENDA LEE STOTT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CROWN HIL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE FRIDAY AFTERNOON
AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; RONNIE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW;  PHILLIP STOVALL  AND DAVID AND CONNIE
STOVALL ALL OF INDIANA AND RICHARD AND SHEI KIRK OF FRANKLIN……TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LA;W BETTY AND WYMAN STOVALL OF
INDIANA AND LAUR AND WAYNE CATER OF TENNESSEE…..AND A  SISTER-IN-LAW; CAROLYN MCDANIELS OF NORTH CAROLINA…..A GRANDCHILD AND
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
10/22/19

IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP  MATCH  AT THE 15TH DISTRICT  VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…. THE LADY PATRIOTS  TAKE ON GLASGOW AT 6 TONIGHT…..







TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS
10/21/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY FAMILY RESOURCE YOUTH SERVICE CENTERS    AND THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE  FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE…..ARE
PARTNERING FOR THE EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR FOR THE “TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS” PROGRAM…..

PARENTS AND GUARDIANS WHO NEED ASSISTANCE WITH THEIR CHILD’S CHRISTMAS MUST REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM  MUST REGISTER THIS
WEEK….BETWEEN MONDAY AND FRIDAY  FROM   NINE AND FIVE EACH DAY   AT THE ATHLETIC COMPLEX LOCATED BEHIND THE HIGH SCHOOL……

TO REGISTER……YOU WILL NEED TO BRING A COPY OF EACH OF EACH CHILD’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR SOCIAL SECURITY CARD…..PROOF OF
RESIDENCEY IN ALLEN COUNTY….AND PROOF OF INCOME……

THE PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN UP TO THE AGE OF 18…..PROVIDED THE 18-YEAR OLDS ARE STILL ENROLLED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY
SCHOOL DISTRICT……



DISASTER DECLARATION
10/21/19

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES  WANTTS  THE  U-S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE  TO ISSUE A DISASTER DECLARATION
FOR PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH SUFFERING FROM  EXTREME  HEAT AND DROUGHT….

QUARLES SENT THE REQUEST TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE’S  FARM  SERVICE AGENCY…..SAYING THE DECLARATION WOULD ALLO
FFECTED FARMERS TO APPLY FOR EMERGENCY  F-S-A  LOANS TO HELP RECOVER FROM THE ONGOING DROUGHT….

AS OF TWO WEEKS AGO…..109 OF KENTUCKY’S 120 COUNTIES WERE UNDER A BURN BAN……BUT AS OF SATURDAY……ONLY 17 COUNTY BURN BNS
REMAINED IN EFFECT……



SCHOOL BOARD
10/21/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEET IN SPECIAL SESSION FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND APPROVED A MEMORANDUN OF UNDERSTANDING
WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS……

THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED   THE HIGH SCHOOL APPLYING FOR  A “21ST CENTURY LEARNING CENTER GRANT”….AND APPROVED TWO  “K-S-B-A:  
FIRST DEGREE SCHOLARHOP NOMINEES  BEFORE GOING INTO   CLOSED SESSION  TO CONDUCT   A STUDENT HEARING……



SPORTS
10/21/19

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW….

AND THE DISTRICT 15TH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT AT PATRIOT GYM….
AS THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY   AT SIX….
THEN GLASGOW AND MONROE COUNTY PLAY THE SECOND MATCH…..

THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AT 6…..







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
10/18/19

ACCORDING TO  THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE REMAINED UNCHANGED  AT FOUR-
POINT-FOUR PERCENT FROM AUGUST TO SEPTEMBER…..

HOWEVER…..THIS SEPTEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS UP  ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM THE FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT
RECORDED IN SEPTEMBER  OF LAST YEAR….
SINCE SEPTEMBER OF LASAT YEAR….KENTUCKY HAS ADDED 26-THOUSAND-200 JOBS…..FOR A GROWTH RATE   OF ONE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT…..

ALSO IN SEPTEMBER…..THE  “U-S”  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  WAS THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN  TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE
POINT FROM AUGUST……



DEER-VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
10/17/19

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET IS WARNING MOTORISTS ABOUT THE START OF…… “FALL”  DEER-VEHICLE COLLISON SEASON….AS
KENTUCKY  IS RANKED 15TH IN THE NATION FOR CRASHES INVOLVING DEER…..

THE MOVEMENT OF DEER INCREASES  IN OCTOBER AS THE DAYS GET SHORTER AND THE EVENINGS COOLER…..

OCTOBER…..NOVEMBER….AND DECEMBER ACCOUNT FOR ABOUT HALF OF THE DEER/VEICLE COLLISIONS