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ASSAULT
12/18/18

JUST BEFORE FIVE THIS MORNING…..THE NINE-ONE-ONE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER RECEIVED A  CALL FROM THE 300-BLOCK  
OF NORTH SIXTH STREET….THE CALLER WAS  A FEMALE WHO WAS HAVING DIFFICULTY BREATHING AND COMMUNICATING WITH
THE NINE-ONE-ONE OPERATOR….

E-M-S WAS DISPATCHED TO THE SCENE AND AFTER THEIR ARRIVAL….THEY DETERMINED THE FEMALE CALLER HAD BEEN
SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AND REQUESTED SCOTTSVILLE POLICE……
THE  52-YEAR OLD VICTIM WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE WHERE SHE WAS TREATED AND
RELEASED……

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES AND NO OTHER INFORMATION IS BEING RELEASED AT THIS TIME……



ACT SCORES
10/18/18

MORE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS….IN THE CLASS OF TWENTY-18……MET STATE COLLEGE READINESS BENCHMARKS
AS MEASURED ON THE A-C-T……

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SAYS   57-PERCENT  OF TWENTY-18 GRADUATES MET THE BENCHMARK  IN
ENGLISH  COMPARED WITH 56-PERCNT IN TWENTY-17…..44-PERCENT MET THE BENCHMARK IN MATH  WHICH WAS UP FROM  42-
PERCENE THE PREVIOUS YEAR……AND FOR READING  53-PERCENT MET THE BENCHMARK COMPARED WITH   51-PERCENT IN  
TWENTY-17…….

THE BENCHMARK REPRESENTS MINIMUM SCORES REQUIRED TO GUARANTEE STUDENTS INTO CREDIT-BEARING COURSES AT
KENTUCKY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES WITHOUT NEEDING ADDITIONAL WORK……



SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
10/18/18

THE C-D-C SAYS KENTUCKY IS ONE OF THE 29 STATES TO BE HIT BY A STRRAIN-RESISTENT SALMONELLA…..THAT IS FOUND IN
RAW CHICKEN PRODUCTS….

92 PEOPLE HAVE BECOME SICK NATIONWIDE WITH 21 GOING TO THE HOSPITAL…. AND THE SOURCE OF THE CHICKEN IS STILL
UNKNOWN…..

THE SYMPTOMS….WHICH CAN OCCURE 12-TO-72 HOURS AFTER EXPOSURE…. INCLUDE STOMACH PAIN….CRAMPS….
DIARRHEA…..AND FEVER…..



BLUEGRASS HALL OF FAME
10/18/18

THE NEW…..15-MILLION DOLLAR…..BLUEGRASS HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM  IS OPENING THIS WEEK IN OWENSBORO…..

HALL OF FAME MEMBERS WILL BE PERFORMING AT AN INVITATION ONLY EVENT TONIGHT….
SAM BUSH IS PERFORMING AT A SOLD OUT CONCERT TOMORROW….
AND A FREE CONCERT  WILL  TAKE PLACE  ON THE OUTDOOR STAGE SATURDAY…….



MCGUIRE
10/18/18

78 YEAR OLD MARTHA “JEANIE” SMITH MCGUIRE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND
SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; WAYNE MCGURIE…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRO STEPHEN AND NANCY….AND A
DAUGHTER; LAURA BETH MCGUIRE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GRANDDHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
10/18/18

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


THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE CROWNED TONIGHT AS GREENWOOD PLAYS SOUTH WARREN……


TONIGHT AT DIDDLE ARENA……
THE TOPPER AND LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAMS WILL HAVE “HILLTOPPER HYSTERIA”……..







MARSY’S LAW APPEAL
10/17/18

A STATE SENATOR HAS APPEALED A JUDGE’S RULING NOT TO CERTIFY RESULTS  OF A CONSTITUTIONAL REFERNDUM  ON NEXT
MONTH’S BALLOT DEALING WITH MARSY’S LAW….

MONDAY…..FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE RULED THE QUESTION ON THE BALLOT IT MISLEADING…..IT’S TOO
LATE TO REMOVE THE QUESTION FROM THE BALLOT….SO HE ORDER ELECTION OFFICIALS  NOT TO  “CERTIFY”  THE RESULTS….

SENATOR WHITNEY WESTERFIELD…..WAS JOINED BY REPRESENTATIVE JOE FISHER AND THE NONPROFIT “MARSY’S LAW FOR
KENTUCKY…..IN FILING THE APPEAL YESTERDAY…..



FORMER SENATOR  DIES
10/17/18

FORMER KENTUCKY    “U-S” SENATOR WALTER “DEE” HUDDLESTON HAS DIED AT THE AGE OF 92….

THE DEMOCRAT SERVED  TWO TERMS IN THE  “U-S”  SENATE BEFORE LOSING TO THEN JEFFERSON COUNTY JUDGE-EXECUTIVE
MITCH MCCONNELL IN 1984…..

HUDDLESTON….WHO DIED AT HIS SON’S HOME…..WAS BORN IN BURKSVILLE……



PURSUIT
10/17/18

A WARREN COUNTY MAN IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES FOLLOWING A PURSUIT THAT ENDED IN ALLEN COUINTY….

THE WARREN COUNTY SHEIRFF’S  DEPARTMENT   ATTEMPED TO STOP A 1993  F-150 PICK-UP PULLING A UTILITY TRAILER  .FOR
NO TRAILER  LIGHTS…..THE ENSUING PURSUIT CROSSED INTO   ALLEN COUNTY ON CEMETERY ROAD….
THE DRIVER…..49 YEAR OLD  DAVID SEARS-JUNIOR OF BOWLING GREEN THEN TURNED ONTO  CHERRY ROAD WHERE HE FLED
ON FOOT…..
HE  WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY NEAR A WOODLINE AND CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF FLEEING AND EVADING…..WANTON
ENDANGERMENT….RECKLESS DRIVIGN…AND NO TAIL LAMPS…..
SEARS WAS ALSO SERVED A PROBATION VIOLATION WARRANT…..



SPORTS
10/17/18

AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE DEFEATED BY SOUTH WARREN THREE SETS TO NONE…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY DOWNED CLINTON COUNTY……

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







STONE ILL
10/16/18

STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE HAS BEEN HOSPITALIZED FOLLOWING WHAT HE DESCRIBED AS  
A……SPELL……WHILE TEACHING SUNDAY SCHOOL AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST…..TESTING LATER IN THE DAY
REVEALD STONE HAS A BRAIN TUMER…..….

STONE….WHO IS RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION….SAYS HE DOESN’T PLAN ON ALTERING HIS CAMPAIGN PLANS……ALTHOUGH  
SURGERY TO REMOVE THE TUMER MAY LEAVE HIM INCAPACITATED FOR AWHILE…..

SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT….STONE….A DEMOCRAT…..HAS REPRESENTED  THE 22ND DISTRICT  WHICH IS COMPOSED  OF
ALLEN….SIMPSON…..AND A PART OF WARREN COUNTIES....
THIS  YEAR HE’S  RUNNING AGAINST   REPUBLICAN  BRIAN “TIGER” GANN  OF FRANKLIN……



MARCY’S LAW
10/16/18

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE HAS ORDERED  ELECTION OFFICIALS IN  KENTUCKY  NOT CERTIFY THE RESULTS
OF AN UPCOMING REFEREDUM ON WHETHER TO CHANGE THE COMMONWEALTH’S CONSTITUTION TO GUARANTEE THE RIGHTS
OF CRIME VICTIMS…..

IN HIS RULING…..WINGATE SAID THE BALLOT QUESTON  ISN’T WORDED SUFFICIENTLY TO INFORM  RESIDENTS  OF WHAT THEY’
RE  VOTING ON…..

THE QUESTON WILL STILL BE ON THE BALLOTT AND VOTERS WILL STILL CAST THEIR BALLOTS……ELECTION OFFICIALS CAN
COUNT THEM….BUT THE JUDGE HAS ORDERED OFFICIALS  NOT TO “CERTIFY”   THE RESULTS UNTIAL AFTER APPELLATE
COURTS HAVE RULED…..



WANTED INDIVIDUAL
10/16/18

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A WANTED MAN…..
OFFICERS SAY 32 YEAR OLD JOSHUA DANIEL SCOTTS SHOULD NOT BE APPROACHED… BUT IF YOU SEE HIM……CALL NINE-ONE-
ONE IMMEDIATELY….
SCOTT  IS A WHILE MALE…..FIVE-FEET 11-INCHES TALL….HE WEIGHS 175-POUNDS AND HAS MULTIPLE TATTOS……
AND A PICTURE OF SCOTT IS AVAILABLE ON THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE……



SPORTS
10/16/18

AT THE FOURTH REGION A VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEING PLAYED A FRANKLIN/SIMPSON HIGH SCHOOL….…..

LOGAN COUNTY BATTLE  RUSSELL COUNTY…..
THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN…..







ABORTON CLINIC
10/12/18

KENTUCKY’S   ONLY ABORTIION CLINIC…..PLANNED PARENT HOOD…..AND THE A-C-L-U   ARE ASKING FOR ALMOST ONE-POINT-
FIVE MILLON DOLLARS IN LEGAL COSTS ROM THE COMMONWEALTH……AFTER WINNING A FEDERAL CASE OVER THE CLINIC’S
EXISTANCE…..

U-S DISTRICT JUDGE  GREG STIVER RULED  LAST MONTH  THAT REQUIRING ABORTION CLINICS TO HAVE A WRITTEN
AGREEMENT WITH AN AMBULANCE SERVICE AND HOSPITAL…FOR EMERGENCIES…..WAS MEDICALLY UNNECESSARY AND AN
UNCONSTITUTIONAL BARRIER TO WOMEN SEEKING ABORTIONS……



SIXTH CONGRESSIONAL RACE
10/12/18

KENTUCKY’S HEATED SIXTH CONGRESSION RACE   WILL BE RECEIVING MORE NATIONAL ATTENTON TODAY AND TOMORROW…..

AS FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT  JOE BIDEN WILL BE IN OWNGSVLLE TODAY IN SUPPORT OF DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER  AMY
MCGRATH…..
AND  PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL PAY A VISIT TO RICHMOND TOMORRW IN SUPPORT OF INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN ANDY
BARR……



SPORTS
10/12/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM CLAIMED THE 15TH DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP LAST NIGHT……WITH A THREE TO NOTHING
WIN ONVER GLASGOW…..

THEY WILL BEGIN PLAY IN THE REGIONAL TOURNAMENT ON MONDAY……


THE PATRIOTS  RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT……AS WARREN EAST PAYS A VISIT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..

TONIGHT IS A “PINK OUT”  WITH KICK OFF  AT  SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATROT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL
HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE……STARTING AT SIX-30…….


PATRIOT GOLFER OWEN STAMPER HAS BEEN SELECTED  SECOND TEAM ALL-STATE BY GOLF HOUSE KENTUCKY  AND THE
KENTUCKY GOLF COACHES ASSOCIATION…..

ALL-STATE GOLF  FIRST AND SECOND TEAM SELECTON ARE BASED ON POINTS EARNED IN HIGH SCHOOL INVITATONAL
TOURNAMENTS…..REGIONAL TOURNAMENT…....AND THE STATE TOURNAMENT…..

STAMPER FINISHED THE SEASON WITH  460 POINTS……19TH ON THE OVER-ALL LIST……







REVENUES UP
10/11/18

ACCORDING TO NEW FIGURES RELEASED YESTERDAY……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  REVENUES CONTINUE TO OUT PERFORM  
ESTIMATES…..

GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS ROSE   FOUR-POINT-FOUR  PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER…. COMPARED TO SEPTEMBER OF LAST
YEAR…..WHICH  IS  AN INCREASE OF NEARLY 45-MILLION DOLLARS……

THROUGH THE  FIRST QUARTER OF THE   FISCAL YEAR…..WHICH BEGAN JULY FIRST….THE GENERAL FUND  HAS  GROWN  
FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT……

THE GAINS WERE BROAD-BASED ACCORDING TO STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON……WHO CREDITS LEGISLATION
PASSED BY LAWMAKERS EARLIER THIS YEAR…...AS SALES AND USE  AND CIGARETTE TAXES  CONTINUE TO PERFORM
STRONGLY…..WHILE  INCOME TAXES HAVE BEEN SOFT……



REGULATIONS WAIVED
10/11/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATON CABINET  HAS WAIVED CERTAIN COMMERCIAL MOTOR CARRIER REGULATIONS FOR
OPERATORS INVOLVED  IN RELIEF EFFORTS FROM HURRICANE MICHAEL….

THE EMERGENCY DECLARATION  PROVIDES TEMPORARY REGULATORY RELIEF FOR CREWS HEADING TO THE AFFECTED AREAS
TO DELIVER  GOODS…..RESTORE UTILITIES…..AND REMOVE DEBRIS……

THE ORDER EXEMPS A DRIVERS HOURS OF SERVIVCE LIMINTATION AND WEIGH STATON STOPPAGE…..SUSPENDS
REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS…..AND WAIVES PERMIT FEES FOR OVERWIGHT AND OVER-DEMENSITONAL VEHICLES…..AS ALL
OTHER REQUIREMENTS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT…..

COMMERCIAL DRIVERS MUST CARRY A COPY OF THE ORDER…..WHICH EXPIRES  NOVEMERB 10TH……IN THE CAB OF THEIR
VEHICLE…..



ARREST-ALLEN
10/11/18

AN UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN   ON   CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
CHARGES…..

STATE POLICE   SAY MARK SCOBY OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS DISCUSSING THE SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN ONLINE…..A SEARCH
WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AND THE EQUIPMENT USED TO COMMIT THE CRIME WAS LOCATED….

SCOBY IS CHARGED WITH 20 COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A  SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR……



POLICE OFFICER SHOT
10/11/18

AN OWENSBORO POLICE OFFICER IS RECOVERING AFTER BEING SHOT BY A HOMEOWNER….

STATE POLICE SAY 23 YEAR OLD ZACHARY MORRIS WAS RESPONDING  TO REPORTS OF A SUSPECIOUS PERSON IN AN ALLEY….
THE SEARCH FOR THE SUSPECT WAS NEAR A HOMEOWNER’S PROPERTY WHO MISTOOK  THE OFFICER FOR A PROWLER  AND
SHOT….STRICKING THE OFFICER’S PROTECTIVE VEST AND FRAGMENTS  STRUCK HIS ABDOMEN……

THE HOMEOWNER WAS QUESTION AND RELEASED AND CHARGED HAVE BEEN FILED…..



FARM FATAL
10/11/18

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN ACCIDENT IN TODD COUNTY THAT INVOLVED A FARM  TRACTOR…..

REPORTEDLY A TWO-THOUSAD-SIX BUICK RENDEZVOUR STRUCK THE REAR….OUTER TIRE OF THE TRACTOR…..SENDING IT
INTO A DITCH…..

THE OPERATOR OF THE TRACTOR…..69 YEAR OLD ADEN COBLENTZ DIED AT THE SCENE……

STATE POLICE REMIND  DRIVERS THAT THIS IS HARVEST SEASON….AND FARM EQUIPMENT WILL BE ON THE ROADWAYS……



SPORTS
10/11/18

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

THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO SOUTH WARREN……

AND THE LADY PATROT VOLLEYBALL TEAM TAKES ON  GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSIP MATCH OF THE 15TH DISTRICT
VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…….


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON WINNIPEG……







HOME SALES
10/10/18

HOMES SALES IN KENTUCKY FOLLOWED THE NATIONAL TREND BY RISING IN AUGUST AND REACHING 54-HUNDRED-85
TRANSACTIONS……WHICH WAS A FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT INCREASE OVER   AUGUST OF LAST YEAR…..AND THE SECOND
HIGHEST MONTHLY SALES FOR THE COMMONWEALTH SINCE  JUNE TWENTY-17……

HOME PRICES  ALSO REBOUNDED IN AUGUST BY THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT TO A MEDIAN PRICE OF  134-THOUSAND-440  
DOLLARS AFTER DECREASING IN JULY….AND ARE ALSO UP FROM AUGUST OF LAST YEAR…..

KENTUCKY’S HOUSING INVENTORY ALSO FELL FROM THREE-POINT-82 MONTHS IN  IN JULY….TO A THREE-POINT 56 MONTH
SUPPLY IN AUGUST…..WHICH IS DOWN  SEVEN-POINT-THREE PERCENT FROM AUGUST TWENY-17……

AND DAYS ON THE MARKET ROSE FROM A RECORD LOW OF 95 IN JULY…..TO 104 DAYS IN AUGUST……WHICH IS DOWN  11-
POINT-NINE PERCENT FROM AUGUST OF ALST YEAR AND IS ALSO DOWN NINE-PERCENT FOR THE YEAR……



MARSY’S LAW
10/10/18

A KENTUCKY JUDGE SAYS HE WILL RULE IN THE NEXT 10-DAYS WHETHER A REFERENDUM TO CHANGE THE COMMONWEALTH’S
CONSTITUITION CAN CONTINUE….

EARLIER THIS YEAR…..THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGREED TO LET VOTERS DECIDE WHEHER TO CHANGE KENTUCKY’S
CONSTITUTION  GIVE VICTIMS THE SAME RIGHTS AS PEOPLE ACCUSED OF CRIMES IN THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM……
THE EFFORT….KNOWN AS   “MARSY’S LAW”….IS NAMED AFTER A CALIFORNIA COLLEGE WHO WAS MURDERED  IN THE 1980s……

THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS   SAYS VOTERS CAN’T UNDERSTAND WHAT THE AMENDMENT
DOES BECAUSE THE QUESTON POSED ON THE BALLOT DOESN’T TELL THEM……

THE COMMONWEALTH IS ONE OF SIX STATES WITH QUESTIONS LIKE THIS ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT…..



NEW RACING FACILITY
10/10/18

THE OWNERS OF KENTUCKY DOWNS IN FRANKLIN HAVE FILED AN APPLICATON WITH THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING
COMMISSION  TO EXPAND ITS FACILITY IN SIMPSON COUNTY AND BUILD AN NEW ONE NEAR FORT CAMPBELL….

KENTUCKY DOWNS WANT TO DOUBLE THE SIZE OF ITS MAIN BUILDING IN FRANKLIN AND BUILD A NEW INDOOR EQUESTRAIN
COMPLEX THAT WOULD INCLUDE NEW R-V AND TRAILER PARKING……

THE NEW 45-MILLION DOLLAR  FACILITY…..TO BE CALLED  OAK GROVES MEADOWS……WOULD BE BUILT ON 80-ACRES OF LAND
AND WOULD HOST RACING ON 15 DAYS FROM OCTOBER 11TH TO NOVEMBER 10TH NEXT YEAR……



SEARCH EFFORT
10/10/18

OFFICIALS ARE SEARCHING FOR A MAN THEY BELIEVED DROWNED  AT LAKE CUMBERLAND  YESERDAY…..

THE 61 YEAR OLD WAS SWIMMING NEAR HIS HOUSEBOAT…..NEAR WOLF CREEK DAM…...WHEN HE WENT UNDER THE WATER
AND NEVER CAME BACK UP……



SPORTS
10/10/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S TIP OFF EVENT  FOR TOPPER AND LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL…..HILLTOPPER  HYSTERIA….
WILL BE THURSDAY-OCTOBER 18TH AT SIX-30…..

PARKIING AND ADMISSION ARE FREE FOR THE EVEN IN DIDDLE ARENA…..WHICH FEATURES TWO NEW   STATE-OF-THE-
ART……HIGH-DEFINITION VIDEO AND  A NEW SOUND SYSTEM….……

THE TOPPERS WENT  27 AND 11 LAST YEAR…….WHILE THE LADY TOPPERS HAD RECORD OF   24-AND-NINE……







CITY COUNCIL
10/09/18

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE HAS BEEN AWARDED A FEDERAL GRANT TO ESTABLISH A BUS ROUTE……AND AT LAST NIGHT’S CITY
COUNCIL MEETING…..CITY CLERK GAYLE DAVIS TOLD THE COUNCIL THE BUS HAS BEEN ORDERED……
          
WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR GREG COOK UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE NEW SEWER LINE ON VETERANS
MEMORIAL HIGHWAY…..THE THREE NEEDED EASEMENTS HAVE BEEN PURCHASED AND THE ENGINEERS ARE MAKING THE FINAL
CHANGES TO THE PLANS…..ONCE COMPLETED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY THEY WILL BE SENT TO FRANKFORT……

THE COUNCIL AGAIN DISCUSSED ROAD BLOCKS ON THE SQUARE AND APPROVED A MOTION THAT NO MORE WILL BE
SCHEDULED….AFTER JANUARY FIRST….UNTIL NEW GUIDELINES CAN BE ESTABLISHED……



ARREST
10/09/18

FOLLOWING AN INVESTIGATION THAT BEGAN IN ALLEN COUNTY IN EARLY OCTOBER…STATE POLICE ARREST TWO ALLEN
COUNTY RRESIDENTS YESTERDAY…….

20 YEAR OLD SHIANNE DAVENPORT AND 20 YEAR OLD NICHOLAS MESKER….BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE….WERE CHARGED WITH
CRIMINAL ABUSE   WITH A VICTIM BEING UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE….

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT……ALLEN COUNTY SERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND  ALLEN COUNTY CABINET FOR HEALTH
AND FAMILY SERVICES WORKED WITH THE INVESTIGATION……



DEAD MAN ON TRAIN
10/09/18

A  “C-S-X”  TRAIN WAS STOPPED NEAR BONNIEVILLE YESTERDAY AFTER STATE POLICE WERE NOTIFIED BY THE CONDUCTOR  
THERE WAS A DECEASED MAN ON TOP OF THE LOCOMOTIVE….

APPARENTLY   THE 28 YEAR OLD MAN  WAS STRUCK IN THE HEAD….BY A LOW HANGING POWER LINE NEAR PARK CITY…..WHILE
STANDING ON TOP OF THE TRAIN…..

STATE POLICE SAY THREE HOMELESS PEOPLE HAD ILLEGALLY JUMPED ON THE TRAIN   NEAR NASHVILLE……..



FATAL-METCALFE
10/09/18

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT SIX MILES EAST OF EDMONTON SATURDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..
STATE POLICE SAY  71 YEAR OLD ROBERT COATES OF EDMONTON WAS TRAVELING ON KENTUCKY FOUR-96 IN A 1995 LOG
TRUCK…..WHEN HE CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK A TWENTY-12 CHRSYLER  OPERATED  BY 38 YEAR OLD AARON
PETRANEK OF EDMONTON……
PETRANEK DIED AT THE SCENE…..HIS TWO PASSENGER WERE TAKEN   TO T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL  AND COATES WAS  FLOWN  
TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER……



SPORTS
10/09/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM BEGINS PLAY IN THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT TONIGHT AS THEY TAKE ON BARREN
COUNTY AT FIVE-30…..
THEN MONROE COUNTY GOES AGAINST GLASGOW  AT SEVEN….
AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP  IS  THURSDAY NIGHT AT SIX…….



THE PREDATORS OPEN THE HOME PORTION OF THE SEASON TONGIGHT…..AS THEY RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE
ON CALGARY…….







FALL CLEAN WEEK[
10/08/18

THE COMMONWEALTH’S ANNUAL…..FALL CLEANUP ALONG KENTUCKY’S ROADWAYS…..IS THIS WEEK….

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET AND THEIR EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTORS  SPEND 200-THOUSAND HOURS
REMOVING  96-THOUSAND BAGS OF HIGHWAY LITTER EACH YEAR…..

AND TO ASSIST THOSE EFFORTS…..IN 1988….THE CABINET ESTABLISHED THE  “ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY PROGRAM”   TO REDUCE
ROADSIDE LITTER……AND TODAY THE ORGANIZATON HAS NEARLY   700-GROUPS AND VOLUNEERS WHO  REMOVE THOUSANDS
OF BAGS OF LITTER FROM APPROXIMATLEY 14-HUNDRED MILES OF ROADSIDE……

ANY GROUP CAN ADOPT A TWO MILE SECTION OF HIGHWAY FOR TWO YEARS…….



TEACHERS DEMONSTRATE
10/08/18

IN THE LATEST DEMONSTRATON AGAINST  LAWMAKERS WHO BACK  A CONTENTIOUS PUBLIC PENSON LAW……TEACHERS AND
STATE WORKERS DROVE  MOVING TRUCKS TO THE KENTUCKY STATE CAPITOL SATURDAY……AND VOWED TO OUST SOME  
LAWMAKERS IN NOVEMBNER…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER….14  U-HAUL AND BUDGET TRUCKS  DROVE TO THE CAPITOL…..WITH APPROXIMATELY
100 PEOPLE ATTENDING THE….VOTE ‘EM OUT…MOVE ‘EM OUT RALLY……SPONSORED BY THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC PENSION
COALITION…….



BESHEAR FUND RAISING
10/08/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  SAYS HIS CAMPAIGN  FOR GOVERNOR HAS RAISED   NEARLY  700-THOUSAND DOLLARS   
SINCE JULY NINTH…..AND THAT TOTAL DOES INCLUDE A 20-THOUSAND DOLLAR LOAN FROM BESHEAR…..

BESHEAR  HOPES TO CHALLENGE GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……WHO ANNOUNCED IN AUGUST HE WOULD SEEK A SECOND
TERM…..

HOWEVER….HE COULD FACE SEVERAL PRIMARY OPPONENTS WHO HAVE CRITICIZED HIM FOR STARTING HIS CAMPAIGN TOO
EARLY……DISTRACTING VOTERS FROM THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS…..




THREAT
10/08/18

FOR THE SECON TIME IN THE PAST SEVERAL WEEKS….BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A  THREAT AT THE HENKEL
FACILITY YESTERDAY MORNING….AS EMPLOYEES WERE BACK AT WORK YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….

IN EARLY SEPTEMBER……AUTHORITIES RESPONDED TO A POSSIBLE BOMB THREAT AT HENKEL…..



MEETINGS
10/08/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

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

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



SPORTS
10/08/18

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







CONNER
10/08/18

89 YEAR OLD CARTLON CONNER OF ALVATON DIES YESTERDAY (SUN) AT BOWLING GREEN NURSING AND REHAB… FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT 1 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS THIS (MON) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY 1 DAUGHTER… NANCY CONNER OF TENNESSEE… SEVERAL NIECES, NEPHEWS, GREAT NIECES AND GREAT
NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…

FROST
10/07/18

66 YEAR OLD PHILLIP GORDON “TOOTIE” FROST OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON (SUN) AT 2 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLESANT CEMETERY…
VISITATION BEGINS THIS (SUN) MORNING AT 10 AT THE FUNERAL HOME.. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE… GLORIA FROST… 1 SON… JESSIE DEWAYNE FROST… 1 BROTHER AND SISTER IN LAW… HAROLD
AND LIBBY FROST ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE… 1 SISTER… DIXIE WILLIAMS OF BOWLING GREEN… 5 GRANCHILDEN ALSO SURVIVE…


ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
09/28/18

ACCORDING TO THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET….THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  
FELL FROM FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN JULY TO THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN AUGUST……AND THIS AUGUST’S JOBLESS
RATE IS ALSO BELOW THE FOUR-PERCENT RECORDED LAST AUGUST……

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH….JOLESS RATES FELL IN 115 COUNTIES….ROSE IN THREE…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN
TWO….
BOONE….CAMPBELL…AND WOODFORD COUNTIES  RECORDED THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATES AT  THREE-POINT-ONE
PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT  11-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…..



JONES SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT
09/28/18

A  FORMER ALLEN COUNTY ACCOUNTANT HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT FOR WIRE FRAUD AND FILING
FRAUDULENT FEDERAL TAX REUENS….

ACCORDING TO THE PLEA AGREEMENT….STEPHEN C. JONES  DIVERTED 766-THOUSAND-349 DOLLARS FROM HIS EMPLOYER’S
BAK ACCOU TO HIS PEOSNAL ACCOUNT AND HE ALSO DIDN’T REPOR THE FUNDS AS “INCOME” ON HIS TAX RETURNS….
JONES WAS SENTENCED TO 24 MONTHS IN PRISON…..THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….AND HE WAS ORDERD TO PAY
COMPLETE RESTITUTION…..



DETTMAN PLEA
09/28/18

A FORMER WESTERN KENTUCKYUNIVERSITY PROFESSOR HAS  PLEADED GUILTY IN FEDERAL OUT TO DEFRAUDING THE
UNIVERSITY ….

ACCORDING TO THE PLEA AGREEMENT…..52 YEAR OLD MATTHEW DETTMAN DIVERTED PAYMENTS TO THE ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT….TOTALING 236-THOUSAND DOLALRS…..FOR HIS OWEN PERSONAL USE….

DETTMAN  FACES UP TO 20-YEARS IN PRISON…..A FINE TO 250-THOUSAND DOLALRS….AND THREE YEARS OF SUPERVIED
RELEASE…..
HE MUST ALSO PAY RESTITUTION IN THE AMOUNT OF 236-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THE UNIVERSITY…..



EVANS
09/28/18

84 YEAR OLD ROBERT DALE EVANS OF PEKIN-ILLINOIS   DIED MONDAY AT GRAHAM HOSPITAL IN CANTON-ILLINOIS…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY MORNING AT 10-30  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH  BURIAL IN WOODS CEMETERY WITH MILITARY
HONORS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE-30 SUNDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BRUCE ANDTRACY OF MICHIGAN AND TROY OF ILLINOIS…..A BROTHER
AND SISTER-IN-LAW; MICHAEL AND PEGGY OF ILLINOIS…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; NORMA AND WESLEY
STEIN OF CALIFORNIA AND SANDRA AND RON SHULTS AND SHERRY EVANS ALL OF ILLINOIS…..11 GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



CHERRY
09/28/18

69 YEAR OLD DALLAS JUNIOR CHERRY OF SCOTTSVILLED DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION
METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM ON DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; VIRGINIA HISER OF GLASGOW AND JEANETTE AND JERRY KIRBY OF
ALVATON…….



SPORTS
09/28/18

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

KICK-OFF IS SEVEN……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP TO FRANKLIN…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……..







KENTUCKY TAXES
09/27/18

A NEW STUDY SHOWS KENTUCKY’S  BUSINESS TAX ENVIRONMENT HAD THE GREATEST  IMPROVEMENT IN THE NATION…..

THE COMMONWEALTH  RANKED 23RD THIS YEAR IN THE…..20-19 STATE BUSINESS TAX CLIMATE INDEX PUBLISHED BY THE TAX
FOUNDATION…….A 16-SPOT IMPROVEMENT  OVER LAST YEAR…..

KENTUCKY WENT TO A SINGLE RATE INDIVIDUAL AND CORPORATE INCOME TAX….. ELIMINATING SOME BUSINESS TAX
CREDITS…….THE COMMONWEALTH  ALSO EXPANDED THE   SALES TAX BASE AND BEGAND PHASING OUT INVENTORY TAX
CREDITS…..OR TAXES ON INVENTORY HELD IN KENTUCKY BY BUSINESSES…..

ACCORDING TO THE REPORT…..KENTUCKY ACTUALLY IMPROVED ITS TAX STRUCTURE WHILE INCREASING COLLECTIONS…..
WHICH IS A REVENUE POSITIVE REFORM……



ARREST
09/27/18

TUESDAY…..DETECTIVES WITH THE BARREN RIVER DRUG  TASK  FORCE….ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT .AND
SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT EXECUTED A  SEARCH WARRANT AT SIX-33  MT. CARMEL  CHRUCH ROAD….IN REFERENCE
TO AN ASSAULT AND DRUG INVESTIGATIONS……

LOCATED WERE 310-GRAMS OF CRYSTAL METH WITH A STREET VALUE OF 31-THOUSAND DOLLARS, HANDGUNS,  DIGITAL
SCALES AND OVER  FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLARS  CASH……
38 YEAR OLD KYLE CALVERT WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTNACE-METH,  POSSESSION OF A
HANDGUN BY A CONVICTED FELON, POSSESION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA,  ASSAULT, KIDNAPPING, TERRORISTIC
THREATENING AND WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..
AND 36 YEAR OLD TANESHA HAGGARD CALVERT WAS CHARGED  WITH ASSAULT……
BOTH WERE LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION  CENTER…..



URBER SETTLEMENT
09/27/18

KENTUCKY IS GETTING OVER A HALF-MILLION DOLLARS  FROM A SETTLEMENT WITH UBER….

IT’S PART OF AN AGRMENT  BETWEEN  ALL  50-STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA  AND THE RIDE-SHARING OVER A   
TWENTY-16…..NATIONWIDE DATA BREACH…..THAT EXPOSED LICENSE INFORMATION OF   600-THOUAND OF ITS DRIVERS……
IN THE COMMONWEALTH….OVER   25-HUNDRED  UBER DRIVERS WERE AFFECTED…..

THE 664-THOUSAND DOLLARS WILL BE PLACED INTO  KENTUCKY’S GENERAL FUND FOR LAWMAKERS TO APPROPRIATE DURING
THE 20-20 LEGISLATIVE  BUDGET SESSION……



SPORTS
09/27/18

YESTERDAY…..AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL….GREG DUNN WAS INTRODUCTED AT THE EIGHT HEAD COACH
OF THE  LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM…..
DUNN…..A FORMER HEAD COACH AT PORTLAND-TENNESSEE AND GREEWOOD….. WAS ALSO PRINCIPAL AT GREENWODD AND
AC/S…..
FORMER LADY PATRIOT AND UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL PLAYER…. SHELBY HARPER…..WAS ALSO INTRODUCED
AS A NEW ASSISTANT COACH……


THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS IN THE REGIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT…..
THE CROSS COUNTY TEAMS  RUN AT BARREN COUNTY…..
THE SOCCER  TEAM GOES TO RUSSELLVILLE….
AND THE FRESHMAN  FOOTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO GREENWOOD……







FISCAL COURT
09/26/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE MEADOR FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE COURT
APPROVED A  RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT FUNDING FROM THE…..“ECONOMIC  REGONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM”’..
W HICH WILL BE FUNDED BY SIX-PERCENT  OF WHAT  “T-V-A ‘  PAYS IN-LIEU OF TAXES…..

AND SHERIFF JEFF  COOKE TOLD THE COURT THAT HIS DEPARTMENT HAS OBTAINED FUNDING TO PURCHASE A NEW  “K-
NINE……



TEST SCORES
09/26/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF EDUCATION  HAS RELEASED  THE TWENTY-17-TWENTY-18   STUDENT ASSESSMENT RESULTS  
FOR THE  SECOND YEAR OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD…..AND ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS CURRICULUM SUPERVISOR  CHAD
COOOPER  TELLS NEWSWATCH  THEY WERE PLEASED WITH ALLEN COUNTY’S RESULTS……
    
THE COMMONWEALTH IS IN THE PROCESS OF PHASING IN A NEW ACCOUNTABILTY SYUSTEM…...WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO BE
FULLY IMPLEMENT THIS SCHOOL YEAR…...AND THE NEW TEST CONFOMS TO REQUIREMENTS OF THE  FEDERAL  “EVERY
STUDENT SUCCEDDS ACT” AND KENTUCKY SENATE BILL-ONE….
WHEN FULLY IMPLEMENTED…..SCHOOL AND DISTRICT PERFORMANCE WILL BE CLASSIFIED USING A FIVE-STAR RATING
SYSTEM……



MADDEN
09/26/18

TIMOTHY MADDEN WAS BACK IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY  AFTERNOON FOR A  PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE….
REGARDING THE STATUS OF THE DISCOVERY MATERIALS REQUESTED BY MADDEN’S  ATTORNEY TOM GRIFFITHS AND SETTING A
START DATE FOR THE TRIAL….
GRIFFITHS STATED THAT HE HAD RECEIVED THE MAJORITY OF THE REQUESTED RECORDS AND WOULD NEED TIME TO REVIEW
THEM TO PREPARE AN ADEQUATE DEFENSE….
NO PRETRIAL MOTIONS WERE RULED ON DURING TODAY’S PROCEEDINGS….JUDGE JANET CROCKER SET A DEADLINE FOR ANY
SUPPLEMENTS TO ANY PRETRIAL MOTIONS PREVIOUSLY MADE BY TRAVIS LOCK OR ANY NEW MOTIONS TO BE FILED BY
NOVEMBER 16TH……ANOTHER PRETRIAL CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD FRIDAY DECEMBER 14TH AT 9:00 AM……



SPORTS
09/26/18

THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE HAS FINED KENTUCKY  100-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR VIOLATING ITS   POLCY ON ACCESS
TO THE COMPETITION AREA…..FOLLOWING THE WILDCATS VICTORY OVER   MISSISSIPPI STATE SATURDAY…..

THE SCHOOL WAS FINED FOR A SECOND OFFENSE….ITS FIRST SINCE A TWENTY-14 FOOTBALL  GAME…..AS FANS GATHERED IN
THE SOUTH END ZONE OF KROGER FIELD TO CELEBRATE THE VICTORY……







NEWS LICENSES
09/25/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET……YESTERDAY…..RELEASED THE NEW LOOK FOR  LICENSES THAT WILL BE
AVAILABEL TO RESIDENTS NEXT YEAR…..
THE LICENSES ARE DESIGNED TO BE TOUGHER TO FORGE…..AND THEY COMPLY WITH FEDERAL ‘REAL I-D” STANDARDS WHICH
REQUIRE  STATES TO OBTAIN MORE PAPERWORK FROM DRIVERS TO PROVE RESIDENCE…..

KENTUCKIANS WILL BE ABLE TO SELECT STANDARD OR TRAVEL LICENESE…..THE TRAVEL LICENSE OFFERS THE SAME
BENEFITS OF A STANDARD DRIVER’S LICENSE…..WITH THE BONUS OF BEING ACCEPTED AT AIRPORT SECURITY CHECKPOINTS
AND MILITARY BASES……
LICENSES INITIALLY WILL BE GOOD FOR  FOUR  OR EIGHT YEARS…..THE NEW EIGHT-YEAR STANDARD DRIVER’S LIVENSE WILL
BE   43-DOLLARS AND THE NEW EIGHT YEAR TRAVEL I-S WILL BE 48…..THE TRAVEL “PERSONAL  I-D” FOR THOSE WITHOU A
DRIVERS LICENSE WILL BE 28-DOLLARS…..AND FOUR YEAR LICENSES WILL BE HALF THAT COST….

THEN BEGINNING IN   TWENTY-23….ONLY EIGHT YEAR LICENSES WILL BE AVAILABLE……



NAPIER
09/25/18

77 YEAR OLD SUE CAROL NAPIER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11 AT  T-W  CROW AND  SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; THOMAS NAPIER….A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LWA TIM AND LISA….AND A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; BONNIE AND BILLY THACKER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD
ALSO SURVIVE…..



ATWOOD
09/24/18

89 YEAR OLD ORA ATWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE  DIED SUNDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNEAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOEM…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; RUSSELL OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATTY RENEAU AND BARBARA
AND GERALD RASCOE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…..



SPORTS
09/25/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO WESTMORELAND….

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS MONROE COUNTY FOR SENIOR NIGHT…..
THE SOCCER TEAM TRAVELS TO BARREN COUNTY….

AND THE BOY’S REGIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THURSDAY…….


THE PREDATORS HAVE THEIR FINAL PRE-SEASON GAME TONIGHT AT THEY HOST CAROLINA……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
09/24/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVEMOPMENT CABINET…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN THE
COMMONWEALTH  ROSE FROM FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN JULY TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN AUGUST…..
HOWEVER…..THIS AUGUST’S JOBLESS RATE IS   A-HALF-OF-A-PERCENT BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN
AUTUST OF LAST YEAR……

KENTUCKY IS HAVING MORE INDIVIDUALS ENTERING THE LABOR FORCE AND GETTING JOBS….HOWEVER…..THE GROWTH IN
BOTH THE LABOR FORCE AND EMPLOYMENT HAVE SLOWED AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S LABOR MARKET TIGHTENS……GROWTH
IN THE NUMBER OF JOBS REPORTED BY EMPLOYERS  ALSO SLOWED AND DECLINED IN AUGUST……

THE “U-S JOBLESS RATE IN AUGUST REMAINED UNCHANGED FROM THE THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT THAT WAS RECORDED IN
AUSUGT……




ROAD WORK IN ALLEN
09/24/18

THIS WEEK…..THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION  WILL CONTINUE WORK   ON THE KENTUCKY-98  
REALIGNMENT PROJECT IN THE DURHAM SPRINGS AREA…..THE MAJORITY OF THE WORK WILL STILL TAKE PLACE OFF THE
ROADWAY AND HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON TRAFFIC…..
STEWART ROAD HAS RE-OPENED AND MOTORISTS SHOULD BE AWARD THAT A STOP SIGN  IS IN PLACE ON STEWARD ROAD
WHERE THE NEW ALIGNMENT OF KENTYCKY-98 CROSSES STEWART ROAD….

ON KENTUCKY  FIVE-85…..GOLD CITY ROAD…..CREWS WIL BE WORKING ON PIPE REPLACEMENTS IN PREPARATION FOR A
RESURFAING JOB FROM THE ALLEN/SIMPSON COUNTY LINE  TO KENTUCKY  13-32…….



STAMPS
09/24/18

65 YEAR OLD DEBBIE STAMPS OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND FORMERLY OF AUBURN….. DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT SUMMERS-KIRBY AND SANDERS FUNERAL HOME IN
RUSSELLVILLE WITH BURIAL IN NEW HOPE CEMETERY IN SCOTTSVILLE…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (TUES)   
AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….. AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES….

SHES SURVIVED BY ERNIE MCMILLIN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; TRENT AND KESHIA OF ADAIRVILLE…..
TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; RONDA MARTIN OF ARIZONA AND JESSICA AND JON ARTERBURN OF SCOTTSVILLE… TWO
SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; GAYLE AND MIKE HOWARD OF AUBURN AND MELANIE AND DAN DOUGLAS OF LEWISBURG…..
NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/24/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM PLAYS AT WARREN CENTRAL……
THE JUNIOR VARISTY FOOTBALL TEAM HOSTS BOWLING GREEN…..

ANSD THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM   TAKES PART  IN THE REGION FOUR TOURNAMENT   AT THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY  
CLUB  IN TOMPKINSVILLE….







SUPREME COURT HEARING
09/21/18

IT WAS A SHORT HEARING FOR THE KENTUCKY SUPREMEN COURT YESTERDAY AS THEY HEARD AGRUMENT OVER THE
COMMONWEALTH’S NEE PENSION  LAW…..

ATTORNEYS FOR GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR EACH HAD 20-MINUTES TO SUMERIZE
THEIR SIDE OF THE CASE….AS THEY ARGUED OVER WHETHER LEGISLATORS VIOLATED THE  KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION BY
RUSHING THE BILL TO PASSAGE IN A MATTER OF HORUS THIS SPRING….

JUSTICES DID NOT RULE ON SENATE BILL ONE-51 YESTERDAY….BUT ONE JUSTICE INDICATED HE HAS A MORE “LITERAL”
INTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION……




HORSE CAVE SUED
09/21/18

A BARREN COUNTY MAN HAS FILED A LAWSUIT IN FEDERAL COURT  AGAISNT THE CITY OF HORSE CAVE AND ITS POLICE
DEPARTMENT…..THE CIVIL SUIT ALLEGES OFFICER TRIED TO COERCE HIMS INTO ORCHESTRATING A DRUG DEAL……

TRAVIS BRANSTETTER OF GLASGOW IS ALSO SUING FORMER HORSE CAVE POLICE CHIEF SEAN HENRY AND OFFICERS LARRY
DALE MARTIN AND JAMES ROBERTS….

BRANSTETTER ALLEGES HE WAS UNLAWFULLYU DETAIND AND ARRESTED AT A ROADBLOCK IN AUGUST OF LAST YEAR……AND
WAS TOLD HE WAS BEING CHARGED WITH D-U-I EVEN THOUGH OFFICERS DIDN’T PERFORM ANY FIELD SOBERITY TESTS…..
BRANSTETTER FURTHER ALLEGES THAT OFFICERS TOLD HIM HE WOULDN’T BE ARRESTED IF HE SET UP A DRUG PURCHASE
WITH A THIRD PARTY…..



TRAVELING WALL
09/21/18

THE VIETMAN MEMORIAL WALL REPLICA IS IN TOMPKINSVILLE THRU THE WEEK-END…AT TOMPKINSVILLE CITY PARK…...

THE EXHIBIT IS OPEN…..TO THE PUBLIC  24-HOURS A DAY…..UNTIL SUNDAY…..
THEN THE CLOSING CEREMONY WILL BE HELD AT SEVEN SUNDAY NIGHT……



PUBLIC LANDS DAY
09/21/18

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL ;PARK IS CELEBRATING  PUBLIC LANDS DAY THIS WEEK-END……

THE PARK WILL OFFER FREE DISCOVERTY TOURS TOMORROW…..
THE SELF-GUIDED TOURS WILL BE OFFERED AT 10 AND THREE…..PARTICIPANTS NEED TO PICK UP THEIR TICKETS IN THE
VISITORS CENTER FOR THE TOUR….WHICH BEGINS AT THE HISTORIC ENTRANCE…..

SUDNAY…..MAMMOTH CAVE WILL HOLD ITS  “4TH ANNUAL MAMMOTH-ON”….. AMERICA’S ONLY  CAVE WALK….TRIAL HIKE….AND
BICYCLE TRIATHLON STARTING AT EIGHT AT THE PARK LODGE…..



SPORTS
09/21/18

THE PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO CELEBRATE HOMECOMING…..AS THEY TAKE ON GRAYSON COUNTY…..

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……



THE PREDATORS ARE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TONIGHT FOR A PRESEASON GAME AGAINST TAMPA BAY…..







STONE APOLOGIES
09/20/18

22ND DISTRICT STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE HAS APOLOGIZED FOR USING TAXPAYER MONEY TO CAMPAIGN FOR
VOTES….

STONE….A DEMOCRAT….. USED PUBLIC MONDAY TO MAIL A SURVEY TO RESIDENTS IN HIS DISTRICT ASKING THEM ABOUT
VARIOUS  ISSUES THAT COULD COME BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NEXT  YEAR……AND THE SURVEY INCLUDED THE LINE
“I REQUEST YOUR VOTE AND SUPPORT”……..
STATE G-O-P  OFFICIALS….WHO  SAY THAT  VIOLATES STATE ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS…..YESTERDAY FILED
COMPLAINTS WITH THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION AND THE KENTUCKY REGISTRY OF ELECTON FINANCE
YESTERDAY……
IN A NEWS RELEASE…..STONE SAID THE SENTENCE WAS A MISTAKE AND PROMISED TO “QUICKLY TAKE STEPS TO RECTIFY THE
SITUATION”…..

STONE…..WHO HAS BEEN IN THE HOUSE SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-NINE…..FACES REPUBLICAN BRIAN “TIGER” GANN IN
NOVEMBNER……



FEDERAL MOGAL SETTLEMENT
09/20/18

FEDERAL MOGUL AND INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE  COMPANY HAVE SETTLED CLAIMS  WITH MORE THAN 300-PEOPLE…..WHO
ALLEGED THE COMPANIES THAT OWNED THE FEDERAL-MOGUL PLANT IN SCOTTSVILLE…...ALLOW WASTE FROM MATERIALS
MANUFACTURED AT THE FACILITY TO CONTAMINATE THE SURROUNDING ENVIRONMENT…..

IN FEDERAL COURT…..JUDGE JOSEPH  MCKINLEY DISMISSED THE PERSONAL INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE CLAIMS….
BROUGHT BY THE PLAINTIFFS….WHO HAD REACHED A SETTLEMENT WITH THE OWNERS OF THE FACILITY WHERE BRAKE PADS
WERE ONCE MADE…..

THE CLASS ACTON LAWSUIT…..CLAIMED PROPERTY OWNERS WITHIN A TWO-AND-A HALF-MILES RADIUS OF THE FACILITY WERE
EXPOSED TO THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF POLLUTANTS FOUND IN DRUM OF  WASE SOLVENTS AND TOXIC SLUDGE THAT HAD
BEEN BURIED UNDER A BUILDING AT THE FACILITY AND IN THE SCOTTSVILLE CITY LANDFILL……DATING BACK TO THE 1970s…..
WHEN THE PLANT MANUFACTURED  METAL HARDWARE FOR CURTAINS AND DRAPERIES……



FRATERNITY CLOSED
09/20/18

THE ALPHA TAU OMEGA FRATERNITY IS CLOSING ITS UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY CHAPTER  FOLLOWING AN INTERNAL
INVESTIGATION INTO A FATAL ACCIDENT SATURDAY…….

SUSPEND U-K STUDENT AND A-T-O PLEDGE JACOB HEIL…WHO WAS DRINKING BEFORE THE CRASH  THAT KILLED  A FOUR YEAR
OLD BOY.....TOLD AUTHORITIES HE LEFT A TAILGATE BEFORE HIS ARREST…..

U-K OFFICIALS SAY THE FRATERNITY COLLECTED MONEY FROM MEMBERS FOR AN UNREGISTERED TAILGATE…..WHERE
ALCOHOL WAS SERVED TO MINORS AND PLEDGES WERE FORCED TO SERVE ALCOHOL TO OTHERS…..

THE UNIVERSITY WHICH OWNS THE PROPERTY WHERE THE CHAPTER IS LOCATED WILL WORK WITH STUDENTS TO FIND
OTHER HOUSING ARRANGEMENTS…..



HOME SCHOOLING REPORT
09/20/18

A NEW REPORT ON HOME SCHOOLING IN THE COMMONWEALTH  FINDS  HOME SCHOOLING IS INCREASING ACROSS THE NATION
AND AT A FASTER RATE IN KENTUKCY……

IN TWENTY-17……AN ESTIMATE   THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT WERE  HOME SCHOOLED NATIONWIDE…..WHILE THE NUMBER
IN THE COMMONWEAL WAS   THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT…….OR MORE THAN 26-THOUSAND-500 STUDENTS…..

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CONSIDERS HOME SCHOOLS TO BE PRIVATE…..UNACCREDITED SCHOOLS…..
OPERATED BY A PARENT OF GUARDIAN….. AND THEY ALSO FEAR  SOME FAMILIES ARE REPORTING THEIR CHILDREN HOME
SCHOOLED…..BUT ARE NOT TRULY OPERATING A HOME SCHOOL……



SPORTS
09/20/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY WARREN EAST…..

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM   PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……
THE SOCCER TEAM TAKES ON MONROE COUNTY  AT THE SCOTTIE CLASSIC…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS AT   HOME TO TAKE ON GLAGOW….. AND TONIGHT HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AT
“PACK THE STANDS NIGHT”…..
PLAY WILL START AT FIVE-30 WITH THE FRESHMAN…..WHICH WILL BE FOLLOWED BY JUNIOR VARSITY ACTION……AND THE
VARSITY MATCH……

ALL AC/S STUDENT WILL BE ADMITTED FREE TO THE GAME…...AND FANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO  WEAR RED…..….







FLU CAMPAIGN
09/19/18

THE FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY KENTUCKY HAS ANNOUNCED A STATEWIDE FLU PREVENTION CAMPAIGN…..WHICH  IS AIMED
AT PREVENTING AN EPIDEMIC-LEVEL FLU SEASON  LIKE LAST YEAR……WHEN MORE THAN 10-THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE
INFECTED……

THE…..FOCUS ON FLU CAMPAIGN……IS URGING KENTUKIANS TO GET  VACCINATED ON KENTUCKY FLU SHOT DAY…..WHICH IS
SEPTEMBER 26TH…..OR BY THE END OF OCTOBER……

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY WANT TO SEE VACCINATIONS INCREASE…..AS TYPICALLY ONLY  38-PERCENT OF ADULTS AND   44-
PERCENT OF CHILDREN GET A FLU SHOT……



FATAL
09/19/18

A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT  ON BALDOCK  ROAD LAST NIGHT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A  BOWLING GREEN MAN…..

THE WARREN COUNTY SHEIRFF’S DEPARTMENT SAYS  20 YEAR OLD BRANDON BROWN   WAS THE ONLY PERSON IN THE
VEHICLE AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT……



UK STUDENT SUSPENDED
09/19/18

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HAS SUSPENDED A STUDENT  ACCUSED OF CAUSING THE DEATH OF A FOUR YEAR OLD
CHILD….

18 YEAR OLD JACOB HEIL AND THE FRATERNITY HE PLEDGED….ALPHA TAU OMEGA….. HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED PENDING
INVESTIGATION…..


HEIL….. IS ACCUSED OF BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE WHEN HE HIT THE CHILD SATURDAY NEAR KROGER
FIELD……REPORTEDLY HEIL SAID HE WAS LEAVING A TAILGATING PARTY WHERE HE SAYS HE DRANK TWO BEERS SEVERAL
HOURS BEFORE…..

REPORTEDLY…..HEIL HAD A BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL OF  “POINT-ZERO-FIVE-ONE”….. WHICH IS OVER THE LIMIT FOR INDIVIDUALS
YOUNGER THAN 21…….



RUSSELL COUNTY MAN GUILTY
09/19/18

A FEDERAL JURY HAS CONVICTED A RUSSELL COUNTY MAN GUILTY IN A CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CASE…..

54 YEAR OLD ROBERT HELTON WAS FOUND GUILTY ON FIVE COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING  A SEXUAL
PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR AND FIVE COUNTS OF DISTRIBUTION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A
MINOR…..



SPORTS
09/19/18

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY IS INVITING TEACHERS TO SATURDAYS GAME AT KROGER FIELD…..

AS PART OF THE…..EXTRA YARD FOR TEACHERS CAMPAIGN…..U-K FOOTBALL  IS INVITING TEACHER TO PURCHASE TICKETS AT A
DISCOUNT PRICE OF  26-DOLLARS……

MOST LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED FOR THEIR TEACHERS TO HAVE ACCESS TO THE OFFER…….







PLANNING & ZONING
09/17/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD
CONCERNING A REQUEST BY GARTH MIDDAUGH TO HAVE A ZONE CHANGE FOR TWO LOTS LOCATED AT SIX-14 EAST LOCUST
STREET FROM AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL BUSINESS TO MULTI-FAMILY…. THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE ZONE
CHANGE…..

I-M-I REQUESTED A VARIANCE TO REDUCE ROAD FRONTAGE REQUIREMENTS LOCATED AT THREE-12  SOUTH  3RD STREET….
THE ROAD WILL BE GATED AND WILL BE USED AS AN ACCESS POINT BY A-C-F-S….THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE ZONE
CHANGE…..
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL BE  OCTOBER 22ND AT 7:00 PM



PLANNING & ZONING
09/17/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD
CONCERNING A REQUEST BY GARTH MIDDAUGH TO HAVE A ZONE CHANGE FOR TWO LOTS LOCATED AT SIX-14 EAST LOCUST
STREET FROM AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL BUSINESS TO MULTI-FAMILY…. THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE ZONE
CHANGE…..

I-M-I REQUESTED A VARIANCE TO REDUCE ROAD FRONTAGE REQUIREMENTS LOCATED AT THREE-12  SOUTH  3RD STREET….
THE ROAD WILL BE GATED AND WILL BE USED AS AN ACCESS POINT BY A-C-F-S….THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE ZONE
CHANGE…..
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL BE  OCTOBER 22ND AT 7:00 PM



SPORTS
09/18/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST……

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM ENTERTAINS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……
AND THE LADY PATROT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO WARREN EAST…..


THE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM  WON THEIR FIRST GAME AS THEY BEAT MONROE COUNTY  THREE TO TWO…..







PRIMARY CENTER GRANT
09/17/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY PRIMARY  CENTER HAS RECEIVED A……38-HUNDRED-98 DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION
GRANT…..THAT WILL BE USED TO   HELP THE 900-SUDENTS AT THE SCHOOL ENHANCE THEIR READING SKILLS…..

THE GRANT WILL BE USED TO PURCHASE THE…..READING “A” TO “Z” PROGRAM….. WHICH WILL SUPPLEMENT THE CURRENT
READING PROGRAM CALLED…..BEING A READER…….

THE NEW PROGRAM PROVIDES ADDITIONAL MATERIALS FOR TEACHER TO USE TO TEACH READING…..AND SINCE THE NEW
PROGRAM IS DIGITAL THE 65-TEACHERS IN THE BUILDING CAN USE THE PROGRAM AS NEEDED……



MEDICAL TEAM
09/17/18

A MEDICAL TEAM FROM THE COMMONWEALTH LEFT YESTERDAY TO ASSIST  VICTIMS IMPACTED BY HURRICANE FLORENCE….

THE TEAM……CONSISTING OF NINE REGISTERED NURSES AND TWO ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF MEMBERS…..WILL TRAVEL TO
SHELTERS TO PROVIDE BASIC HEALTH SERVICES FOR PEOPLE IN STABLE CONDITION…..BUT WHO HAVE A CHRONIC CONDITION
THAT NEEDS SPECIAL ATTENTION…..

THE TEAM  WILL BE GONE FOR TWO WEEKS…..



GRIMES INVESTIGATON
09/17/18

THE KENTUCKY PERSONNEL BOARD HAS VOTED TO INVESTIGATE  SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES’ USE OF
THE COMMONWEALTH’S VOTER REGISTRATION DATABASE….

KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS EXECUTIE DIRECTOR  JARED DEARING ASKED THE BAORD OF INVESTIGATE…..HE SAID
GRIMES AND HER OFFICE   HAVE BEEN USING  THE  DATEBASE TO LOOK UP THE POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION OF CURRENT
AND POTENTIAL  EMPLOYEES…..



FANN
09/17/18

76 YEAR OLD PATRICIA ANN “PAT”  FANN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TODAY (MON) AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 10 WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

SHE’S SURVIVE BY HER HUSBAND; JERRY FANN…..AND THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JERRY ROBERT AND  HELEN
AND JERRY CALVIN AND CANDISE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GARY AND JENNIFER OF TENNESSEE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN
AND 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/17/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM  PLAYS AT RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM  HOSTS CLINTON COUNTY…..
THE SOCCER TEAM GOES TO MONROE COUNTY……
AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WESTMORELAND…..







WHITLOW
9/15/18

66 YEAR OLD JOHN WAYNE WHITLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT 3 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (SUN) MORNING AT 10 AT THE
FUNERAL HOME… IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OPF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES…

HE IS SURIVED BY 1 SON… DAMON WHITLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE… 3 DAUGHTERS… TIFFANY MURPHY AND ERIN WHITLOW BOTH
OF INDANA… AND NIKOLE AMATEAU OF CALIFORNIA… HIS FATHER… ERNEST PRESTON WHITLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE… 3
BROTHERS AND 2 SISTERS IN LAW… BANNY AND BEVERLY WHITLOW OF INDIANA… JOE WHITLOW… AND MIKE AND KANEAL
WHITLOW ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE… 12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 1 GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…


BAND FESTIVAL
09/14/18

THE PATROT MARCHING BAND WILL HOST THE…..PATRIOT MARCHING INVITATIONAL TOMORROW…..AT PATROT STADIUM……

15-BANDS WILL BE TAKING PART WITH COMPETITION BEGINNING AT THREE-45…. THE FOLLOWING A  BREATK  AT FIVE-45…..
COMPETITION WILL CONTINUE….

THE PATRIOT BAND WILL PERFORM AT SEVEN-45  AND THE AWEDS PROGRAM WILL START AT EIGHT….

THE  PATRIOT MARCHING INVITATIONAL MARKS THE FIRST TIME IN OVER 20-YEARS THE BAND HAS HOSTED A REGULAR SEASON
FESTIVAL…..THE SCHOOL HAS HOSTED K-M-E-A STATE REGIONAL QUARTERFINALS AND SEMIFINAL EVENTS…..



PAUL SUIT
09/14/18

THE ATTORNEY  FOR SENATOR RAND PAUL’S  NEIGHBOR   HAS APPEALED A COURT ORDER FOR HIS CLIENT TO STAY AWAY
FROM PAUL AND HIS FMAILY WHILE A LAWSUIT IS PENDING…..

JUDGE TYLER GILL ISSUED A TEMPORARY INJUNCTION AGAINST  RENEE  BOUCHER…..WHO SPENT 30 DAYS IN JAIL…..ON A
FEDERAL CHARGE OF ASSAULTING A CONGRESSMAN OUTSIDE OF HIM HOME LAST FALL……

PAUL SUED BOUCHER IN STATE COURT FOR DAMAGES RELATED TO THE ASSAULT…. AND BOUCHER FILED A COUNTERCLAIM
ALLEGING YARD WASTE BY PAUL CONSTITUTED A PRIVATE NUISANCE…..



QUARLES ELECTED
09/14/18

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES HAS BEEN ELECTED TO A TOP POSITION  IN THE NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE…..

QUARLES WAS  SELECTED SECOND VICE-PRESIDNET DURING THE GROUPS ANNUAL MEETING……
AND HE BECOMES THE FIRST KENTUCKY  “AG”  COMMISSIONER TO HOLD OFFICE  IN THE ASSOCIATION  SINCE   BILLY RAY SMITH  
IN THE EARLY TWO-THOUSANDS……



SPORTS
09/14/18

THE PATROTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT TO LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE TO TAKE ON PULASKI COUNTY……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSEL 12-
50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT THREE…… WVLE…. STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT……







WARREN PLANT EXPANDING
09/12/18

PRECISON STRIP INCORPORATED…..A METAL PROCESSING COMPANY LOCATED IN SCOTTYS INDUSTRIAL PARK IN BOWLING
GREEN…...IS GOING TO DOUBLE  ITS ORIGINAL PLANNED INVESTMENT IN WARREN COUNTY TO 32-MILLON DOLLARS THAT WILL
CREATE 31 FULL-TIME BOBS……

THE  CURRENT FACILITY WILL BE DOUBLED WITH AN 80-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT ADDITION…..FOR A SECOND
LINE……PRECISON  STRIPS OPENED IN BOWLING GREEN AND CURRENTLY EMPLOYEES 14 PEOPLE…..



FATAL-WARREN
09/13/18

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

39 YEAR OLD ELIZE J. PRATER OF JEFFERSONVILLE WAS SOUTHBOUND  IN THE RIGHT LANE….WHEN THE VEHICLE THEY WERE
FOLLOWING  CAME TO A SUDDEN STOP…..PRATER SWERVED  TO AVOID A COLLISON….CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO LEAVE THE
ROADWAY…..GO UP AN EARTH EMBANKMENT…..AND OVERTURN SEVERAL TIMES….

A PASSENGER…..59 YEAR OLD ELIZE T. PRATER  FROM MT STERLING….WHO WAS RESTRAINED WITH THE PASSSENGER SEAT IN
A RECLINED POSITION .WAS EJECTED….
HE WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN WHERE HE LATER DIED…..AND THE DRIVER WAS TREATED AND
RELEASED….



HAGAN
09/13/18

59 YEAR OLD TERESA ELLEN BROWN HAGAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT COMMONWEALTH  REGIONAL SPECIALITY
HOSPITAL……AND A   MEMORIAL SERVCIE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; STEVEN HAGAN…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; MARIAH AND SARAH ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A
SON; BEJAMIN OF LOUISVILLE….TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; TAMARA AND RICHARD TERRY OF HORSE CAVE AND
TOMIA AND FRANCIS SMITH OF NEW YORK…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW;  SANFORD AND DAISY BROWN OF CAVE
CITY……AND DONNA PEARSON OF TENNESSEE…..



SPORTS
09/13/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY DRAKES CREEK…..
THE  FOOTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS BARREN COUNTY……
AND THE SOCCER TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW….

THE PATRIOT GOLF  TEAM  HOSTS GLASEOW…..WHILE THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE DIAMOND HILLS GOLF
COURSE TO TAKE ON WARRN EAST…….
THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM  HOSTS BARREN COUNTY……
THE SOCCER TEAM PLAYS AT GLASGOW…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO BARREN COUNTY…….



EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  HAS ADDED BEACH VOLLEYBALL TO ITS  15 OTHER VARSITY SPORTS…..

ACCORDING TO THE N-C-A-A…..BEACH VOLLEYBALL IS THE FASTEST GROWING SPORT IN  N-C-A-A  SPORTS HISTORY…..

THE SEASON BEGINS  MARCH FIRST  WITH THE CHAMPIONSHIPS  BEING HELD THE FIRST WEEK IN MAY……







DIRECTOR STEPPING DOWN
09/12/18

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE   BOWLING GREEN AREA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU  HAS ANNOUNCED  HER
RETIREMENT……

VICKI FITCH HAS SERVED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE LAST  13-YEARS…. AFTER SPENDING  14-YEARS AS MARKETING
DIRECTOR……

HER RETIREMENT IS EFFECTIVE DECEMBER FIRST…..AND THE SEARCH FOR HER REPLACEMENT WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY……



GOLDEN ALERT
09/12/18

A GOLDEN ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR A MISSING GLASGOW MAN…..

50 YEAR OLD JEFFERY  DUGARD WAS LAST SEEN YESTERDAY MORNING IN THE SHALIMAR DRIVE AREA…..

DUGARD IS SIX FEET TALL….WEIGHS 200-POUNDS….AND HAS BLUE EYES AND GREY HAIR…..WHEN LAST SEEN HE WAS
WEARING BROWN NIKI TENNIS SHOES….KHAKI SHORTS….AND A WHITE T-SHIRT…..

ANYONE WITH  INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF  JEFFERY  DUGARD IS ASKED TO CONTACT GLASGOW POLICE   AT
TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-651-51-51…….



DEPUTY SHOT
09/12/18

STATE POLICE SAY A SCOTT COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY  WAS SHOT AND THE SUSPECT KILLED…..LAST NIGHT……AT A REST
AREA  ON  I-75 NEAR GEORGETOWN…..

AS THE DEPUTY APPROACHED A CAR……THE DRIVER GOT OUT AND SHOT THE DEPUTY…..GUNFIRE WAS EXCHANGED AND THE
SUSPECT WAS KILLED…..



LAW
09/12/18

80 YEAR OLD NANCY CHARLINE BULOCK  LONG OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL  BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT WHITE PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL  IN ALLEN COUNTY  MEMORIAL
GARDENS……VISITATION  WILL BE FROM THREE TO EIGHT TOMORROW  (THURS) AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBABND; TOMMY LONG…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JULIE AND DAVID DINWIDDIE OF
SCOTTSVILLE……TWO STEP-GRANDSONS ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
09/12/18

ONE OF THE BIGGEST SPONSOR’S IN NASCAR IS LEAVING AT THE END OF THE SEASON…..

LOWE’S IS ENDING IT SPONSORSHIP OF SEVEN-TIME CHAMPION JIMMIE JOHNSON’S CAR AT THE END OF TWENY-18……

LOWE’S…..WHO  TEAMED WITH HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS  AND JOHNSON IN TWO-THOUSAND-ONE…..SAID THE DECISION TO
LEAVE THE SPROT WAS SIMPLY BUSINESS…..







TAKING BACK
09/10/18

THE FIRST MEETING IN THE…….TAKING BACK OUR COMMUNITY-PART TWO…..WILL BE TONIGHT AT SEVEN AT THE EAST ALLEN
FIRE DEPARTMENT…..

SPONSORED BY THE FAITH COALITION…..ASAP-BOARD….ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..AND BARREN RIVER DRUG
TASK FORCE…..OFFICERS WILL BE WORKING WITH RESIDENTS TO ADDRESS THE DRUG ISSUES IN OUR COMMUNITY……

DETECTIVES WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTONS…..AND  IF YOU HAVE USUED MEDICATIONS  YOU CAN
BRING THOSE FOR PROPOSAL DISPOSAL…..



FORMER PROFESSOR CHARGED
09/10/18

A FORMER WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR IS FACING A FEDERAL CHARGE OF WIRE FRAUD…..

MATT DETTMAN WAS PLACED ON UNPAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE  IN OCTOBER  TWENTY-17  AND HE RESIGNED  IN DECEMEBR
OF  LAST….

DETTMAN…..WHO HAD BEEN AT WESTERN SINCE 1992……IS CHARGED IN CONNCETION WITH THE TESTING OF CONCRETE AND
SOIL SAMPLES FOR LOCAL COMPANIES WHICH WERE PERFORMED BY THE W-K-U ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT…..
IT’S ALLEGED DETTMAN DIVERTED PAYMENTS FOR THOSE TESTS TO ACCOUNTS UNDER HIS CONTROL AND FOR HIS PERSONAL
USE…..



BOMB THREAT
09/10/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE  WERE CALLED  TO THE  HENKEL CORPORATON….LOCATED AT THREE-85 SOUTHWOOED COURT
SATURDAY…..TO A POSSIBLE BOMB THREAT….

STATE POLICE CANINE UNITS ALSO  RESPONDED…..

AUTHORITIES CLEARED THE SCENE…….AS EMPLOYEES  WERE ASKED NOT TO COME TO WORK SATURDAY……



MEETINGS
09/10/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK……

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

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

THURSDAY NIGTH AT SIX-30 THE LIONS CLUB MMETS AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET THURSDAY
NIGHT AT 7…….



SPORTS
09/10/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTABALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN TODAY…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS GO TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB FOR THE DISTRICT  GOLF  
TOURNAMENT…..
THE  LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL  TEAM ENTERTAINS WESTMORELAND….
AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY   FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..



YESTERDAY WAS THE FIRST SUNDAY OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE THIS SEASON……
AND AFTER LAST YEAR WHEN MORE THAN 200 PLAYERS   TOOK PARTK IN SOME SORT OF PROTEST…..FEWER THAN 10 DID
YESTERDAY…..WITH ONLY TWO TAKING A KNEE WHILE THE “NATIONAL ANTHEM”   PLAYED……







HENSLEY
9/10/18

82 YEAR OLD JAMES JIM HENSLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN… FUNERAL
ARRANGMENTS ARE INCOMPLETE AT THIS TIME BUT WILL BE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF GOAD FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE… FAYE CREEK HENSLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE… 4 DAUGHTERS AND 2 SON-IN-LAWS… VICKIE KAY
SIMDON OF HOPKINSVILLE… PEGGY AND RALPH HARRIS OF BOWLING GREEN… DEBBIE AND PAUL ATWOOD… AND VALERIE
WOLFE… 2 SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW… MICHAEL AND VANESSA CREEK … AND GREG AND MICHELLE CREEK ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…3 BROTHERS… GALE HENSLEY… CHARLES HENSELY BOTH OF TENESSEE…. AND RODNEY PERKINS OF
MICHIGAN…2 SISTERS AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW… JAN LOOMIS OF MURRAY… AND SHELIA AND DAVID LARROW OF VERMONT… 15
GRANDCHILDREN AND 15 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…


ULSH
9/9/18

81 YEAR OLD CAROL GRAVES ULSH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED THURSDAY AT HER RESIDENCE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT SCOTTSVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY… EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE MUSIC MINISTRY OF SCOTTSVILLE FIRST
UNITED MTHODIST CHURCH OR GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL….

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND.. NEIL ULSH… HER DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW… LYCRECIA AND REED PERRY… HER
DAUGHTER-IN-LAW… DARLA GRAVES ALL OF SCOTTVILLE… HER STEP DAUGHTER… KIM EDWARDS… HER STEP SON… NEIL
BOYD ULSH BOTH OF TENNESSEE… FOUR GRANDCHILDREN…. TWO STEP GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….



POST ELECTION AUDIT
09/07/18

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE HAS RELEASED THE RESULTS OF THE POSTELECTON AUDITS FOR THE TWENTY-
18  MAY PRIMARY….WHICH  FOUND NO POTENTIAL CRIMINAL ACTIVITY…..

KENTUCKY LAW REQUIRES THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE TO CONDUCT POSTELECTON AUDITS   IN NO FEWER  THAN  
FIVE-PERCNT OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S COUNTIES FOLLOING  EACH PRIMARY ANDS GENERAL ELECTION…..

AND BULLITT….JESSAMINE….OWEN….POWELL….ROWAN…..AND SCOTT COUNTIES WERE SELETED IN A RANDOM DRAWING……



FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
09/07/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ORDERED ALL FLAGS FLOWN….AT STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS….BE LOWERED  TO HALF-STAFF
TODAY TO HONOR CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER TAYLOR GALVIN WHO WAS KILLED IN IRAQ….

THE 34 YEAR OLD FORT CAMPBELL SOLDIER DIED AUGUST 30TH AFTER HIS HELICOPTER  CRASHED…..

AND THE GOVERNOR ENCOURAGES ANYONE WHO FLIES A FLAG TO LOWER IT TODAY IN HOMOR OF CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER
GALVIN……



CARTER
09/07/18

54 YEAR OLD RICHARD ALLEN “RICHIE” CARTER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THIS
AFTERNOON (FRI) AT FIVE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK FOREST NUMBER TWO CEMETERY…. VISITAION BEGINS
AFTER  NINE THIS MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSION OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS
FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HELEN JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS IN LAW; PEGGY AND MIKE BLANKENSHIP
OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PATTY AND DALE SPEAKMAN OF OHIO….AND TIMMY AND CHRIS WATSON AND SHANE AND TRAVIS
JOHNSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
09/07/18

THE PARIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO GLASGOW TO TAKE ON THE SCOTTIES……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50……WLCK….AND 99-POINT THREE…. WVLE…. STARTING AT SIX-30…….







BG MAN PLEDS GUILTY
09/06/18

A BOWLING GREEN  MAN  HAS PLEAD GUILTY TO CHARGES OF KNOWINGLY DISTRIBUTING  OXYMOREPHONE  AND POSSESSION  
OF  FIREARMS WHILE AN UNLAWFUL USER OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE……

THE PLEA  AGEEMENT DOES NOT HOLD 30 YEAR OLD DAMIR ZLATOVIC CRIMINALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF 21 YEAR
OLD KILOISHA HOLLEY WHO DIED FROM MULTIPLE DRUG INTOXICATON…..AND RECOMMENDS  A 10-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE…

THE U-S MARSHALLS SERVICE   WILL DETIIN   ZLATOVIC UNTIL HIS SENTENCING  ON DECEMBER FOURTH…..



WILSON
09/06/18

94 YEAR OLD VERTIE MAE HUNTSMAN WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION CHAPEL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SATURDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; TWYLA AND MORRIS GARMON AND TERESA AND RONNIE WILLIAMS
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND  FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN   ALSO SURVIVE……



STUART
09/05/18

87 YEAR OLD JULIA LEE BLACKWELL STUART OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER EXTENDED CARE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT  11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME  WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT
HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW  AFTERNOON  (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EASTERN
STAR SERVICES WILL BE HELD  TOMORROW NIGHT (FRI) 1 AT SEVEN-30  AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED  BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BETH AND TODD CROWE….AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;
RANDY AND ELEANOR OF FLORIDA  AND GREG AND  KIM OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
09/06/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BARREN COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT CROSS COUNTY TEAMS  RUN IN THE BARREN COUNTY INVITATIONAL…..
THE PATIORT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS HOST MONROE COUNTY……
THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON EDMONSON COUNTY…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS SOUTH WARREN….







GRIMES COMPLAINT
09/05/18

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF KENTUCKY HAS FILED AN ETHICS COMPLAINT AGAINST DEMOCRATIC  SECRETARY OF STATE
ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES…..

THE COMPLAINT SAYS GRIMES IS NOT COMPLYING  WITH  A TWENTY-10  EXECUTIVE BRANCH COMMISION RULING THAT THE
SECRETARY OF STATE DOESN’T  HAVE ACCESS TO THE STATEWIDE VOTER REGISTRATION DATABASE…..WHICH RAISES
CONCERNS ABOUT THE SECURITY OF THE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS…..

LAST WEKK……THE KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS REAFFIRMED GRIMES’ ACCESS TO THE DATABASE…..
GRMES SAYS SHE NEEDS ACCESS TO THE DATABASE FOR HER JOB AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF ELECTION
OFFICER……AND CALLED PREVIOUS COMPLAINTS AGAINST HER POLITICALLY MOTIVATED…..



TUITION CUT
09/05/18

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY  THAT BEGINNING NEXT FALL….TUITION WILL BE CUT  57-
PECENT   MAKING IT 98-HUNDRED-75 DOLLARS A YEAR INSTEAD  OF 23-THOUSAD…….THE PRICE DROP….. HOWEVER..….DOESN’
T INCLUDE   ONLINE AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS…
ADDING IN  ROOM AND BOARD…..THE ANNUAL COST WILL BE JUST OVER  19-THOUSAND DOLLARS INSTEAD  OF 32-
THOUSAND…..

UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT  LARRY COCKRUM  SAID HE DOESN’T EXPECTS THE TUITION CUT TO HAVE A MINIMAL IMPACT ON THE
BUDGET AS STUDENT ENROLLMENT WAS RISED TO 12-THOUSAND STUDENTS…..UP FROM 92-HUNDRED A YEAR AGO…..

THE UNIVERSITY PLANS TO ADD AN EXTRA  300-STUDENTS PER YEAR…..AND TO RETAIN  70-PERCENT OF ITS
UNDERGRADUAGTE STUDENTS FOR FIVE YEARS……



TODDLER SHOT
09/05/18

YESTERDAY MORNING…..THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE…..AN AMISH HOME ON
BUCK CREEK ROAD….IN REFERENCE TO AN ACCIDENTIAL SHOOTING….

DETECTIVES  DETERMINED A TWO-YEAR-OLD WAS SHOT BY A JUVENILE SIBLING….. WHILE THE SIBLING WAS HANDLING A
LOADED RIFLE……THE CHILDREN HAD BEEN SENT UPSTAIRS TO GET SOME ITEMS FOR THEIR PARENTS PRIOR TO THE
SHOOTING……

THE TWO-YEAR-OLD DIED AT THE SCENE……



HEALTH CAMPAIGN
09/05/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH HAS LAUNCHED ANOTHER PHASE OF THEIR CAMPAIGN TO HELP PEOPLE
WHO WANT TO GIVE UP TOBACCO…..

THIS NEW PHASE INCLUDES BROADCAST…..PRINT….AND  DIGITAL ADS…..IT ALSO FEATURES  OUTREACH TO MEDICAL
PROVIDERS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVES AIMED AT   BOOSTING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE CAMPAIGN….

THE CAMPAIGN ALREADY OFFERS A FREE TOBACCO QUIT-LINE…..AT 800-QUIT-NOW…..WHICH PROVIDES  FREE COUNSELING
AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WANTING TO STOP SMOKING OR USING OTHER TOBACCL PRODUCTS……

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS THE NATION’S SECOND-HIGHEST SMOKING RATE…..WITH 24-POINT-SIX PERCENT OF KENTUCKY’S
RESIDENTS REPORTING DAILY USE OF TOBACCO…..AND MORE THAN EIGHT-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS DIE EACH YEAT DUE TO
TOBACCO-RELATED DISEASES……



SPORTS
09/05/18

THE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW……



THIS WEEK’S CLASS FOUR-“A” HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLL FINDS BLAZER MOVING UP TO FIRST AS  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON
DROPS TO SECOND…..LOGAN COUNTY IS THIRD…..THE PATRIOTS ARE SEVENTH…..AND WARREN EAST ALSO RECEIVED
VOTES……







KY HOME SALE RISE
09/04/18

HOME SALES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH  ROSE IN JULY…..FOR ONLY THE SECOND TIME THIS YEAR…..REACHING FIVE-THOUSAND-
42 TRANSACTONS  WHICH WAS A ONE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT OVER JULY TWENTY-17……FOR THE YEAR…. HOWEVER…..HOME
SALES  IN KENTUCKY ARE TRAILING TWENTY-17  BY ALMOST TWO-PERCENT…..

WHILE SALES  WERE UP…..HOME PRICES FELL BY FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN JULY……TO A MEDIAN OF   133-THOUSAND-
814 DOLLARS….WHICH IS DOWN FROM   140-THOUSAND-514  DOLLARS  LAST JULY…..

ALSO IN JULY…..KENTUCKY’S HOUSNG INVENTORY SLIPPED TWO-POINT-ONE PERCENT…. AFTER SEEING THE FIRST ANNUAL
INCREASE IN JUNE…..



CHILD CARE
09/04/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH HAS PAID TWO-POINT-SIX MILLION
DOLLARS   TO RELATIVES TAKING CARE OF CHILDREN IN STATE CUSTODY SINCE NOVEMBER TO COMPLY WITH A FEDERAL
COURT RULING……

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT RULED LAST YEAR KENTUCKY HAD TO PAY RELATIVES CARING FOR CHILDREN IN STATE
CUSTODY……JUST AS THEY DO FOSTER PARENTS…..

TO QUALIFY…..CHILDREN MUST HAVE BEEN IN STATE CUSTORY AND RELATIVES CAN’T HAVE PERMANENT CUSTODY……



ELDER LUNDERGAN INDICTED
09/04/18

THE FATHER  OF KENTUCKY SECRETARY  OF STATE AND  FORMER U-S SENATE CANDIDATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES…..HAS
BEEN INDICTED  ON CHARGED HE ILLEGALLY USED HIS COMPANY TO PAY FOR CONSULTANTS AND VENDOR FOR HER
CAMPAIGN AND THEN LIED ABOUT IT…..

A  FEDERAL GRAND JURY  INDICTED 71 YEAR OLD JERRY LUNDERGAN FRIDAY…..AND HE FACES  10-COUNTS THAT INCLUDE
UNLAWFUL CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS….. FALSE STATEMENTS….AND FALSIFYING RECORDS……

LUNDERGAN…..WHO  IS A FORMER DEMOCRATIC STATE LAWMAKER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC
PARTY……HAS CLOSE TIES TO BILL AND HILLARY CLINTON WHO CAM TO CAMPAIGN FOR GRIMES DURING HER FAILED TWENTY-
14 BID TO UNSEAT SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL…..

66 YEAR OLD DALE EMMONS….A POLITICAL CONSULTANT ON THE CAMPAIGN…..WAS ALSO INDICTED…..



I-65 RESURFACING
09/04/18

MOTRORISTS ARE BEING REMINDED THAT A MAJOR RESURFACING PROJECT BEGINS TONIGHT ON I-65…..FROM MILE MARKERS  
35 TO 44…..

ALL SIX LINES OF THE INTER-STATE ARE BEING REPAVED FROM THE OAKLAND AREA TO THE CUMEBRLAND PARK WAY…..

THE WORK IS BEIING DONE FROM  SEVEN AT NIGHT TO SEVEN THE NEXT MORNING…. AND THE INTER-STATE WILL BE REDUCED
TO ONE LANE DURING THE HOURS THE WORK IS BEING DONE……

LAW ENFORCMENT WILL BE ON SITE FOR THE DURATION OF THE PROJECT AND MOTORISTS WILL NEED TO SLOW DOWN AND
PARY ATTENTION…..

THE REPAVING PROJECT IS SCHEDULED TO BE COMPLETED BY NOVEMBER……



SPORTS
09/04/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..
WHILE  THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  GO TO THE DIAMOND CAVERNS GOLF COURT TO PLAY  WARREN EAST…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..







CLARK
08/31/18

77 YEAR OLD NORMAN W. CLARK OF INDIANAPOLIS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY
HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KAY CLARK…..A SON; CLAYTON OF BOWLING GREEN…..A DAUGHTER;  HOLLY DAVIS OF ARIZONA…..
TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JOE AND JOANN BRIDGES OF SCOTTSVILLE AND BILLY WITCHER OF SOUTH  CAROLINA…..
AND FIVE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; SHARON AND GOBEL SIMONS OF TENNESSEE, JO AVA CHERRY OF SCOTTSVILLE,
VICKIE AND ROGER STICE OF ALVATON; PAM TUTTLE OF GLASGOW AND CAROLYN AND TOM PICHON OF ILLINOIS…………



WOOD
08/31/18

39 YEAR OLD BILLY BEDFORD WOOD-JUNIOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNEDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……AND A MEMORIAL
SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KERRI WOOD…..A SON; BILLY…..AND A  DAUGHTER; ALEXZANDRIA  ALL OF MICHIGAN…..TWO
SISTERS;  LISA WOOD AND EMILY WHITE BOTH OF TENNESSEE……TWO STEP-BROTHERS; TERRY AND DANNY VAUGHN…..AND
TWO STEP-SISTERS; TAMMY AND TINA VAUGHN ALL OF FRANKLIN…….



SPORTS
08/31/18

THE PATROTS WILL BE HOME TONIGHT…..FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON….. AS GREENWOOD COMES TO PATROT FIELD FOR
THE “HALL OF FAME” GAME…..

AT HALF TIME…..GARRY DEWITT….LUCIAN GRAVES….DON MEADOR AND RICK STARKS WILL BE INDUCTED INTO THE ALLEN
COUTY/SCOTTSVILLE ATHLETIC  HALL OF FAME…..

KICK OFF FOR THE GAME IS SEVEN……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT FIELD….KYLE  HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE  ACTION
ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE……WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……


AND THE TOPPERS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WISCONSIN……







COUNTY TRAFFIC SCHOOLS
08/30/18

ACCORDING TO STATE AUDITOR MIKE HARMON…..KENTUCKY’S COUNTY ATTORNEYS HAVE GENERATED MORE  THAN THREE-
POINT-FIVE MILLION  DOLLARS  FOR THEIR  OFFICES…..OPERATING TRAFFIC PROGRAMS INDEPENDENT OF STATE TRAFFIC
SCHOOLS……

AS OF FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-17……92 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S   120 COUNTY ATTORNEYS OPERATE SOME TYPLE OF TRAFFI
SCHOOL AUTHORISED BY THE….. COUNTY ATTORNEY TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM  OR “CATS”….

THE AVERAGE COUNTY ATTORNY FEE  CHARGED TO ENROLL IN A LOCAL TRAFFIC SCHOOL IS JUST OVER   95-DOLLARS…..WITH
BARREN COUNTY NOT HAVING  A FEE……WHILE TRIGG COUNTY HAS THE HIGHEST FEE AT  137-DOLLARS…..

TRADITIONAL STATE TRAFFIC SCHOOLS CAN BE DONE ON-LINE AT A COST OF 39-DOLLARS…..OR BY ATTENDDING A FOUR-HOUR
CLASS IN PERSON FOR 15-DOLLARS……



VETERANS CENTERS
08/30/18

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE SAYS FOUR  VETERANS CENTERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH WILL BE POLLING
PLACES IN FUTURE ELECTIONS…..

THE  CENTERS   LOCATED  IN HANSON…..HAZARD…..RADCLIFF…. AND WILMORE HOUSE HUNDREDS OF MILITARY VETERANS  
WHO NEED LONG-TERM CARE…..

THE  THOMPSON-HOOD VETERANS CENTER IN JESSAMINE COUNTY IS ALREADY A POLLING PLACE……



ACCIDENT
08/30/18

AN ACCIDENT AT THE RAILROAD TRACKS NEAR WESTERN’S CAMPUS LAST NIGHT…. RESULTED IN MINOR INJURIES……BUT
SNARLED TRAFFIC….KNOCKED OUT POWER….AND SHUT DOWN THE TRACFFIC LIGHT….

BOWLING GREEN POLICE   SAY A MINI-VAN WAS TURNING  ONTO OLD MORGANTOWN ROAD  AND PULLED IN THE PATH OF AN      S-
U-V….WHICH LEFT THE ROADWAYORD…. STRUCK A UTILITY POLE…. AND BURST INTO FLAMES…..



SPORTS
08/31/18

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

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS AT BOWLING GREEN…..
THE LADY PATRIOT   VOLLETY BALL TEAM GOES TO WESTMORELAND….
THE CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS  RUN AT BARREN COUNTY…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY DAVIESS COUNTY….


IN N-F-L PRE-SEAOSN FOOTBALL…..

THE TITANS HOST THE VIKINGS…..







FISCAL COURT
08/29/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE HALIFAX DIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING….

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO ADVERTISE  FOR A FULL BODY SCANNER FOR THE DETENTION CENTER…..THE PURCHASE WILL BE
FUNDED THRU “KACO”  WITH THE COUNTY AND DENTENTION  CENTER  SPLITTING THE MONTHLY PAYMENT…..
‘FOLLOWING A PRESENTATION BY THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT CONCERNING THE COST AND USE OF A NEW K-NINE……AND
WITH THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAYING THEY WOULD FIND THE FUNDS…..THE COURT APPROVED  THEM PROCEEDING WITH
THE PROCESS OF OBTAINING  A NEW  K-NNE…..

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN   FOR THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING TO BE POWER WASHED ON THREE SIDES….WITH THE CITY PAYING 40-
PERCNT OF THE   64-HUNDRED-32 DOLLAR COST…..

AND DEBBIE LINDSEY AND SUSAN WIMPEE WERE APPOINTED TO  THE LIBRARY BOARD…..AND STEVE OSBORNE WAS
REAPPOINTED TO THE BOARD……



DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY
08/29/18

THE DOLLAR LITERACY FOUNDATON HAS AWARDED  MORE THAN THREE-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS  IN YOUTH  LITERACY
GRANTS…..TO 915 SCHOOLS AND NONPROFIT  ORGANIZATIONS….IN THE  44-STATES DOLLAR GENERAL SERVES…..

TO DATE…..THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION HAS AWARDED  OVER 159-MILLION DOLLARS TO SCHOOLS…...
LIBRARIES….….AND LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS AS PART OF ITS COMMITMENT TO INCREASE LITERACY SKILLS FOR INDIVIDUALS
OF ALL AGES……

EACH YEAR THE DOLLAR GENERAL  LITERACY FOUNDATION AWARDS FUNDS TO ORGANIZATONS LOCATED WITHIN A 20-MILES
RADIUS OF A DOLLAR GENERAL STORE OR DISTRIBUTION……AND APPLICATIONS FOR THE NEXT GRANT FUNDING WILL BE
AVAILABLE JANUARY SECOND…..



STATE ELECTION BOARD
08/29/18

MEETING IN SPECIAL SESSION YESTERDAY…..THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS UNANIMOUSLY VOTED TO REAFFIRM THE
SECRETAY OF STATE’S  ROLE  AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF ELECTON OFFICER…...FOLLOWING ALLEGATONS SHE ABUSED
HER AUTHORITY FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES…..

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  JARED DEARING HAD SENT A LEER TO BOARD MEMBERS ON MONDAY…. ACCUSING ALISON LUNDERGAN
GRIMES……OF MISUSING THE VOTER REGISTRAITON DATA BASE AND ORDING STAFF NOT TO COMPLY WITH A FEDERAL COURT
ORDER……

REPUBLICAN  PARTY OF KENTUCKY CHAIRMAN MAC BROWN HAS CALLED FOR A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION……



JEFFERSON SCHOOL TAKE OVER
08/29/18

ON A FOUR-TO-THREE VOTE…..THE JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HAS APPROVED A SETTLEMENT TO AVOID THE
COMMONWEALTH TAKING OVER THE SYSTEM……

ACCORDING TO THE  COURIER-JOURNAL….THE DISTRICT AGREED TO  CREATE AND STAFF AND INDEPENDENT OFFICE TO
INVESTIGATE ANY COMPLAINTS RELATED TO THE DISTRICT…..IT IT WOULD HAVE TO UNDERGO A NEW MANAGEMENT AUDIT…..
NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER  15TH-2020…..AFTER WHICH THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION COUINTY AGAIN RECOMMEND A
TAKE OVER……

THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MUST STILL ISSUE A FINAL ORDER DISMISSING THE CASE……



SPORTS
08/29/18

THE MED CENTER HEALTH 10-K  IS SET FOR OCTOEBR 13TH……AND THERE WILL BE SOME CHANGES FOR THIS YEAR’ EVENT…..

AS THE  “FUN WALK: IS BEING EXTENDED ABOUT   TWO-TENTHS  OF A MILE AND WILL BE A THREE-K…..

THERE ARE ALSO NEW START TIMES FOR THIS YEAR’S EVENT….
THE FIVE-K RUN AND WALK WILL START AT  SEVEN-30…..WITH THE FUN WALK AND   10-K  WHEELCHAIR RACE TO FOLLOW…..AND
THE 10-K CLASSIC WILL BEGIN AT EIGHT-15……







I-65 CONSTRUCTION
08/28/18

MOTORISTS TRAVELING ON I-65  IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET DISTRICT THREE
BOWLING GREE OFFICE…..MAY HAVE NOTICED  A LOT OF ORANGE CONSTRUCTION BARRELS SETUP ALONG THE
SHOULDER……IN PREPARATION FOR A MAJOR  RESURFACING  PROJECT I IN BARREN…….EDMONSON…..AND WARREN
COUNTIES…..

THE ACTUAL RESURFACING OF THE ROADWAY   IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER FOURTH……
AS THE PROJECT WILL RESURFACE THE ENTIRE INTER-STATE  IN BOTH DIRECTIONS…..BETWEEN MILE MAKER 35 AND MILE
MAKER 44…..AND THE PAVING WILL BE DONE FROM SEVEN AT NIGHT UNTIL SEVEN EACH MORNING……



PENSION SYSTEM EARNINGS
08/28/18

THERE’S SOME GOOD NEWS FOR ONE OF THE WORST-FUNDED PENSION SYSTEMS IN THE COUNTRTY……AS INVESTMENTS IN
KENTUCKY’  WORKER PENSIONS  EARNED MORE THAN  ONE-POINT-FOUR-BILLION DOLLLARS IN FISCAL YEAT  TWENTY-18….

THE   KENTCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS SAYS ITS TOTAL ASSETS INCRESED TO 17-POINT-FOUR BILLION DOLALRS AT THE END OF
THE FIXL EYR……

ACCORDING TO THE MOST NUMBERS FROM THE PENSION OFFICE…..THE COMMONWEALTH  WAS ABOUT 27-BILLION DOLLARS
SHORT OF WHAT IT NEES TO PAY RETIREMENT BENEFITS OVER THE NEXT 30 YEARS…..HOWEVER…..THAT NUMBER DOESN’T
INCLUDE THE FISCAL YEAR-END RESULTS……



STATE ELECTONS BOARD
08/28/18

A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE KENTUCKY ELECTIONS   BOARD HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR TODAY……AFTER ITS EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR  CALLED FOR AN ETHICS PROBE AND ACCUSED THE SECRETARY OF STATE OF ABUSING HER AUTHORITY OVER THE
COMMONWEALTH’S ELECTON SYSTEM……

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR…JARED DEARING…..SUBMITTED A LETTER YESTERDAY THAT SAYS SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON
LUNDERGAN GRIMES…..WHO CHAIRS THE BOARD…..HAS WEAKENED  “CHECKS AND BALANCES”  IN KENTUCKY’S ELECTION
SYSTEM….

GRIMES’  OFFICE ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING THE COMPLAINT IS “BASELESS” AND “LACKS A BASIC UNDERSTANDING” OF HER
DUTIES……



SPORTS
08/28/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS BARREN COUNTY…..
WHILE THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW…..

THE PATRIOT  GOLF  TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE  ON GREENWOOD……
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM   PLAYS AT GLASGOW…..


THE FIRST ASSOCIATED PRESS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLLS ARE OUT……
AND IN CLASS FOUR “A”……FRANKLIN/SIMPSON IS NUMBER ONE AND THE PATROTS ARE EIGHTH…..
CLASS ONE “A”……FINDS BEECHWOOD NUMBER ONE AND CAMPBELLSVILLE IS SEVENTH…..
IN  CLASS TWO “A”…..MAYFIELD HOLDS DOWN THE TOP SPOT….WITH GLASGOW  FOURTH AND TODD COUNTY CENTRAL ALSO
RECEIVED VOTES…..
CLASS THREE “A”……FINDS BOYLE COUNTY NUMBER ONE…..CASEY COUNTY  IS NINTH AND EDMONSON COUNTY ALSO
RECEIVED VOTES…..

CLASS FIVE “A”……HAS  COVINGTON CATHOLIC HOLDING DOWN THE TOP SPOT WITH BOWLING GREEN AND SOUTH WARREN
TIED FOR SECOND…..

AND IN CLASS SIX “A”…..LOUISVILE MALE IS NUMBER ONE…..







BEVIN TO SEEK REELECTON
08/27/18

SPEAKING TO THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF KENTUCY’S  LINCOLIN DAY DINNER SATURDAY NIGHT……GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN
SAID HE IS RUNNING FOR                   RE-ELECTION  IN  TWENTY-19……

BEVIN……WHO  HASN’T  FILED PAPERWORK YET TO MAKE IT OFFICIAL…..SAID THAT WILL COME LATER…..
HE ALSO HASN’T INDICATED IF   LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON WOULD BE HIS RUNNING MATE AGAIN…….



CHAO CHOSEN
08/27/18

“U-S”   SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION ELAINE  CHAO….IS ONE OF 16 WOMEN SELECT BY  THE POPULAT LIFESTYLE
WEBSITE…..MY DOMAINE…..FOR THEIR INFLUENCE AND IMPACT ON  “U-S” HISTORY……

THE ONLY ONE ON THE LIST LIVING IN KENTUCKY…….CHAO BECAME THE FIRST ASIAM AMERICAN WOMAN TO SERVE IN THE
PRESIDENTIAL CABINET WHEN SHE WAS APPOINTED AS SECRETARY OF LABOR IN TWO-THOUSAND-ONE UNDER PRESIDENT
GEORGE W. BUSH……

THE 63 YEAR OLD CHAO IS THE WIFE OF SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL…..



CORVETTE MUSEUM FILM HONORED
08/27/18

THE NATONAL  CORVETTE  MUSEUM’S  FILM ON THE HISTORY OF THE CORVETTE…. WHICH LOOPS DAILY IN THE MUSEUM’S  
CHEVROLET  THEATRE….HAS RECEIVED A “BRONZE TELLY AWARD”  IN THE CATEGORY OF NO-BROADAST GENERAL
AUTOMOTIVE……

THE 13-MINUTE FILM TRAVES THE CORVETT’S DEVELOPMENT  FROM THE FIRST ONE IN 1953….TO TODAY’S SEVENTH
GENERATION   COREVETTE…

THE “TELLY AWARDS”  WERE INTRODUCED  IN 1979 TO HONOR EXCELLENCE IN VIDEO AND TELEVISION  ACROSS ALL
SCREENS…..
THIS YEAR’S COMPETITION RECEIVED 112-THOUSAND ENTRIES FROM ALL 50-STATES AND FIVE COUNTRIES……



SPORTS
08/27/18

THE PATRIOT SOCCER TEAM TRAVELS TO RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY  FOOTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN…..


BEGINNG WITH THE UPCOMING BASKETBALL SEASON…..THE N-C-A-A WILL NO  LONGER USE THE “RATING PERCENTAGE INDEX”
…..OR R-P-I….AND INSTEAD WILL USE IT OWN EVALUATION TOOL TO SELECT TEAMS FOR THE N-C-A-A  TOURNAMENT…..

THE  N-C-A-A  EVALUATON TOOL WILL RELY ON  GAME RESULTS…..STRENGTH  OF SCHEUDLE…..GAME LOCATION…..SCORING
MARGIN…..NET OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE EFFICIENTY…..AND QUALITY OF WINS AND LOSSES…..

NET  RANKINGS WILL BE RELEASED IN LATE NOVEMBER OR EARLY DECEMBER AND WILL BE UPDATED THROUGH SELECTION
SUNDAY…..







KOUNS
8/25/18

4 YEAR OLD MADDISON LESLEY LESHAY KOUNS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED THURSDAY AT MONROE CARELL JR. CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL AT VANDERBILT… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT 4 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…
VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW MORNING AFTER 11 AT THE FUNERAL HOME… AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE
FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER FATHER… MICHAEL KOUNS… HER MOTHER… CIERRA KOUNS… MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS… PAUL
AND ELIZABETH DAVIS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE… PATERNAL GRANDFATHER…. SAMUEL MICHAEL KOUNS JR. OF MARYLAND…
PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER AND STEP-GRANDFATHER… CELINA AND BOB THOMAS OF GEORGIA… PATERNAL GREAT-
GRANDPARENTS… ROSEMARIE AND CARVEL KREISEL… 2 UNCLES AND 1 AUNT… JOSHUA AND MEGAN DAVIS… AND DUSTIN
DAVIS ALL OF SCOTTVILLE… SEVERAL AUNTS, UNCLES AND COUSINS ALSO SURVIVE….


ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
08/24/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION   AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT   RATE IN
ALLEN COUNTY REMAINED STEADY AT FOUR-POINT-TWO  PERCENT FROM JUNE TO JULY……AND THIS JULY’S JOBLESS RATE IS
ALSO BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT  RECORDED IN JULY OF LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM   FOUR-POINT-TWO  PERCENT
IN ALLEN AND SIMPSON COUNTIES TO  FIVE-POINT-EIGHT PERCNT IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

FROM JULY TWENTY-17 TO JULY TWENTY-18…….JOBELSS RATE FELL IN 110 COUNIES AND ROSE IN  10………..
WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT 13-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT……



ARREST
08/24/18

A BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING CHARGES  IN THE SEXUAL  ABUSE OF TWO LITTLE GIRLS…..

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARRESTED  26 YEAR OLD LADANIEL  BROWN WEDNESDDAY….. OFFICERS SAY BROWN ADMITTED TO
ENGAGING IN ORAL SEX WITH A  FIVE-YEAR-OLD GIRLS TWICE  AND A FOUR-YEAR-OLD ONCE….

BROWN IS CHARGED WITH SODOMY AND SEXUAL ABUSE…..



GUILTY PLEA
08/24/18

A RUSSELLVILLE MAN HAS PLEAD GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO BEING A FELON POSSESSON AN UNREGISTERD SAWED-OFF
SHOTGUN… AND POSSESSION  OF AN UNREGISTERRF  MODIFIED FIREARM…....

44 YEAR OLD TRACY BASKERVILLE FACES UP TO 15-YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON…A 500-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE…AND FIVE-
YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE…..

SENTENCING IS SET FOR  NOVEMEBR 15TH…….



SPORTS
0824/18

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO BARREN COUNTY……
KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL    
12-50…..WLCK…..AND LOVE-FM…..        99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM……BEGINNING AT SIX-30……







NATIONAL MOTTO
08/23/18

UNDER A BILL PRE-FILED FOR THE TWENTY-19 GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..KENTUCKY’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS WOULD BE REQUIRED
TO POST THE NATIONAL  MOTTO…..IN GOD WE TRUST…. INSIDE THEIR BUILDINGS…..

THE BILL WOULD REQUIRE   ELEMENTARY…..MIDDLE…..AND HIGH SCHOOLS TO DISPLAY  THE  “IN GOD WE TRUST”  MOTTO IN A
PROMINENT LOCATION SUCH AS A SCHOOL ENTRY WAY…..CAFEERIA…….OR COMMON AREA……

LAWS REQUIRING THE DISPLAY OF…….IN GOD WE TRUST  IN SCHOOLS ARE ALREADY ON THE BOOKS I N OTHER STATES
INCLUDING TENNESSEE…...AND IF APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY……LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS WOULD BE REQUIRED
TO IMPLEMENT THE MEASURE STARTING IN THE   TWENTY-19-20  SCHOOL YEAR…..



US BANK ROBBED
08/23/18

THE U-S BANK BRANCH ON  LAIN AVENUE IN BOWLING GREEN WAS ROBBED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….

THERE WAS NO ONE ELSE IN THEN BANK WHEN AUTHORITIES SAY A LONE WHILE MALE  PASSED  A NOTE  DEMANDING  CASH…..
AFTER  TELLERS COMPLIED HE LEFT ON FOOT….…..

THE SUSPECT…..BELIEVED  TO BE IN HIS EARLY 30s…. WAS WEARING A  GRAY/DARK  GREEN BUTTON UP SHIRT  WITH A WHITE
UNDERSHIRT…HE HAD A BEARD…. MUSTACHE…. BROWN HAIR….AND WAS WEARING GLASSES….

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THIS INCIDENT IS ASKED TO CALL SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS AT
SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE……



BRANHAM
08/23/18

83 YEAR OLD THOMAS CLAY BRAHAM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT HARDWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER TWO TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO THE NEW SALEM
MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OR NORTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GORDON AND RITA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-
DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  KEVIN AND WENDY CALVERT  AND BOBBY CALVERT ALL OF INDIANA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN, FOUR STEP-
GRANDCHILDREN, FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……..



SPORTS
0823/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT MONROE COUNTY…..
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM ALSO GOES TO MONROE COUINTY….
AND THE MIDDLE SCOL SOCCER  TEAM TRAVELS TO RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT AND LADY  PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS  HOST LOGAN COUNTY AND RUSSELLVILLE….


OHIO STATE HAS RELEASED DOZENS OF DOCUMENTS…..AND A 23-PAGE INDEPENDENT SUMMARY OF FINDINDS…..…RELATED
TO HEAD FOOTBALL COACH URBAN MEYER’S  HANDLING OF A DOMESTIC ABUSE ALLEGATION AGAINST  FORMER BUCKEYES
ASSISTANT ZACH SMITH……

THE UNIVERSITY ALSO ANNOUNCED MEYER WILL BE SUSPENDED FOR THE FIRST THREE GAMES OF THE SEASON AND WILL
FORFEIT SIX WEEKS OF PAY…..







TRUMP NOMINATION
08/22/18

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP HAS NOMINATED THE PRESIDENT  OF THE KENTUCKY COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION  
FOR A POSITION IN HIS ADMINISTRATION…..

BOB KING HAS BEEN PICKED TO BE THE NEW ASSISTANT SECRETARY  FOR POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION  AT THE
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATON…..

KING  WHO HAS BEEN PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL SINCE  TWO-THOUSAND-NINE…. HAD PLANNED TO RETIRE IN JUNE…..BUT
THE COUNCIL ASKED HIM TO STAY ON UNTIL THEY COULD FIND A REPLACEMENT…..



HAYS
08/22/18

81 YEAR OLD WESLEY HAYS OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME …..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; HOWARD OF OREGON…..AND A SISTER; ELAINE WALKER OF ARIZONA……



CALVERT
08/22/18

89 YEAR OLD WILLIE  K.  “JUNIOR”  CALVERT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEFFERY AND DENISE  OF ADOLPHUS…..AND A  DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;
ANGELA AND CHARLIE HARPER OF TENNESSEE…….THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/22/18

BEGINNING WITH THE UPCOMING FOOTBALL  SEASON…..WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  WILL ALLOW ONLY APPROVED  
CLEAR TOTES….PLASTIC ZIP LOCK BAGS….AND SMALL CLUTCHES AND PURSES  INTO HOUCHENS/ SMITH  STADIUM……

THE N-F-L IMPLEMENTED A SIMILAR POLICY   IN TWENTY-13…….AND THE  S-E-C  ADOPTED THE POLICY  LAST  SEASON……







STATE ELECTION BOARD
08/20/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS WILL MEET  THIS WEEK TO DISCUSS AN ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OPINON THAT
SAYS  IT’S  “OK”  FOR POLL WORKERS TO POST LISTS OF CERTIFIED-WRITE IN CANDIDATES IN VOTING PRECINTS….

THE OPINION  SAY POLL WORKERS  AREONT REQUIRED TO POST THE LIST…...BUT IF THEY DID  IT WOULDN’T VIOLATE THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  BAN ON ELECTIONEERING……

THE OPINION WENT ON TO SAY THE   STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS HAS THE AUTHORITY TO SAY WHAT IS AND IS NOT
ELECTIONEERING…..AND RECOMMENDED THEY COME UP WITH RULES ABOUT POSTING LISTS OF CANDIDATES……



ROBERTS
08/20/18

65 YEAR OLD PEGGY JANE BRITT ROBERTS OF SPARTA-TENNESSEE….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..DIED SATURDAY AT
COOKEVILLE REGONAL MEDICAL CENTER IN COOKEVILLE-TENNESSEE…..VISITATION FOR THE  SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE
TODAY (MON)  FROM 11 TO 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH GRAVESIDE SERVICVES THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT ONE AT
MITCHELLVILLE CEMETERY NEAR PORTLAND-TENNESSEE….. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS
FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……        

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; VICKIE RENEE JONES NORRIS….AND A STEP-SON; LEE ROBERTS BOTH OF
TENNESSEEE……A STEP-DAUGHTER; CASSANDRA CANTRELL OF BOWLING GREEN……AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-
LAW; JAMES AND SUE BRITT OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JERRY AND BECKY WRIGHTSMAN OF INDIANA…….SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND
TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



DENNIS
8/19/18

90 YEAR OLD JACK DENNIS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(TUES)  AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 10  TOMORROW (TUES)  MORNING AT THE
FUNERAL HOME… AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE… PATRICIA DENNIS OF SCOTTSVILLE… 2 SONS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW… JEFFERY AND BRENNAN
DENNIS OF BOWLING GREEN.. AND DAVID AND TERESA DENNIS OF FOUNTAIN RUN… 2 DAUGHTERS AND SONS IN LAW… SHEILA
AND DALE BARBELLA OF FLORDIA… AND ANN AND TRAVIS LANGMAN OF THE STONY POINT COMMUNITY… 2 STEP SONS… JON
BAXTER OF INDIANA… AND SAMUEL BAXTER… 1 STEP DAUGHTER AND STEP SON IN LAW… MARY AND TOMMY BRUCE ALL OF
CENTRAL CITY… 14 GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….



SPORTS
08/20/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY SOUTH WARREN…..
WHILE THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE PATRIOT   GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE GLASOW  COUNTRY  CLUB TO PLAY THE SCOTTIES…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS WAREN CENTRAL…..

AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM   PLAYS AT WARREN EAST…..


THE BREEDER’S CUP HAS CHOSEN  SANTA ANITA……KEENELAND…..AND DEL MAR TO HOST ITS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FORM  
TWENTY-19 TO TWENTY-21…..

SANTA ANITA WILL HOST THE SEASON ENDING EVENT FOR A RECORD  10TH TIME….. WHILE  KEENELAND AND DEL MAR WILL
HOST THE RACES FOR THE SECOND TIME EACH….AFTER DEBUTING AS VENUES  IN TWENTY-15 AND TWENTY-17…..

CHURCHILL DOWNS WILL HOST THE BREEDERS  CUP THIS NOVEMBER……







MADDEN FORMER ATTORNEY RESPONDS
08/17/18

THE FORMER ATTORNEY FOR TIMOTHY MADDEN…..TRAVIS LOCK….HAS RESPONDED TO A COURT ORDER TO TURN  OVER CASE
FILES TO MADDENS NEW PUBLIC DEFENDER…TOM GFIFFITHS…..

IN HIS RESPONSE…..LOCK SAID HAS NEVER REFUSED TO TURN THE INFORMATION OVER TO THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF
PUBLIC ADVOCACY….. BUT HAD NEVER BEEN GIVEN  INSTRUCTIONS  ON HOW THEY WOULD LIKE THE FILES DELIVERED…..
LOCK WENT ON TO SAY HE DID FORWARD 386 E-MAILS RELATED TO THE CASE AND A 16-GIGA BIT FLASH DRIVE CONTAINING HE
ENTIRE FILE FOR MADDEN….
AND LOCK SAID EVEN IF GRIFFITHS HAD RECEIVED THE INFORMATION BEFORE THE JULY 31ST COURT DATE…..HE WOULD NOT
HAVE BEEN ABLE TO SET A TRIAL DATE…. NOR WOUILD ANY SUBSTITUTE ATTORNEY IN THE CASE…..



WRITE-IN CANDIDATES
08/17/18

AN OPINION FROM THE KENUCKY ATTORNEY GENREL’S OFFICE SAYS  IT IS OK  FOR ELECTION  OFFICIALS TO POST A LIST OF
CERTIFIED   “WRITE-IN” CANDIDATES AT POLLING PLACES….

IN THE COMMONWEALTH….VOTES ONLY COUNT FRO “WRITE-IN” CANDIDATES IF THEY HAVE FILED A LETTER OF INTENT…...BY
THE FOURTH FRIDAY IN OCTOBER….. WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE OR THE COUNTY CLERK……

ELECTION OFFICIALS HAVE TRAINED POLL WORKERS TO NOT POST THE LIST OF CERTIFIED “WRITE-IN” CANDIDATES FOR FEAR
IT WOULD VIOLATE THE COMMONWEALTH’S BAN ELECTIONING….
BUT  THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS POSTING THE LIST WOULD NOT BREAK THE LAW BECAUSE THE LISTS WOULD
NOT ADVOCATE PEOPLE TO VOTE FOR OR AGAINST A CANDIDATE……



SPORTS
08/17/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  GOES TO OWENSBORO APOLLO TO PLAY IN THE “APOLLO SUMMER SLAM DOWN”…….


THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON GETS UNDERWAY TONIGHT….

AS BARREN COUNTY IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON CASEY COUNTY,  CAVERNA ENTERTAINS EDMONSON COUNTY,  
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TRAVELS TO E’TOWN,  HART COUNTY  PLAYS AT TAYLOR COUNTY,  SOUTH WARREN GOES TO
HOPKINSVILLE, TODD COUNTY CENTRAL IS ON HE ROAD TO BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY AND  WARREN EAST TRAVELS TO
PORTLAND-TENNESSEE…..

AT THE SCOTTIE BOWLING…..
MONROE COUNTY TAKES ON TRIGG COUNTY
AND THE GLASGOW  PLAYS  RUSSELLVILLE….







BEVIN DEFENDS PENSION LAW
08/16/18

SPEAKING TO A CONFERENCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN LOUISVILLE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR MATT SAID  THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  COUNTIES WILL BE “SCREWED”  FINANCIALLY IF THE  KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT INVALIDATES A NEW
LAW MAKING CHANGES TO THE STRUGGLING PENSON SYSTESM…..

BEVING WARNED THAT FEW COUNTIES WILL BE ABLE TO AFFORD THE HIGHER PENSON COSTA  WITHOUT THE CHANGES
INCLUDED  IN THE PENSION REFORM LAW……



SOLDIER REMAINS RETURNED
08/16/18

THE REMAINS OF A CLINTON COUNTY SOLDIER…..WHO WENT MISSING DURING THE KOREN WAR…..AVE BEEN RETURNED TO
CLINTON COUNTY…..

P-F-C  JOE  STANTON ELMORE DIED AT THE AGE OF 20 ON DECEMBR SECOND 1950…..

VISITATION WILL BE HELD TOMORROW AT THE ALBANY  UNTIED CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE  .WITH  FUNERAL SERVICES TO BE
HELD SATURDAY…..ELMORE  WILL BE BURIED AT A FAMILY DAY IN ALBANY……



HART FATAL
08/16/18

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT  ON SOUTH DIXIE  HIGHWAY IN HART COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY  A TWENTY-16  DODGE PASSENGER  CAR DRIVEN BY 18 YEAR OLD HAILEY WILSON OF MUNFORDVILLE
CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK A 1992 G-M-C PICK-UP  OPERATED  BY 50 YEAR OLD MICHAEL RIGGS OF
MUNFORDVILLE……
FOLLOWING  THE COLLISION…RIGG’S VEHICLE   LEFT THE ROADWAY AND CAUGHT FIRE…..
RIGGS DIED AT THE SCENE  AND WILSON WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL…….



FORMER DEPUTY PLEADS GUILTY
08/16/18

A FORMER MONROE COUNTY DEPTY HAS PLEAD GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO WIRE FRAUD CHARGES….

UNDER THE PLEA  AGREEMENT…..LARRY DALE MARTIN WILL SERVE THREE YEARS PROBATON AND PAY 75-HUNDRED DOLLARS
RESTITUTION…..

MARTIN PLEADED GUILTY TO SELLING SURPLUS MILITARY PROPERTY OBTAINED  FROM A DEFENSE DEPARTMENT PROGRAM……



SPORTS
08/16/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS GLASGOW…..
AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MOSS…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF  TEAMS HOST WARREN EAST…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM  TRAVELS TO EDMONSON COUNTY…..







LOTTERY SALES
08/15/18

THE KENTUCKY LOTTERY HAS ANNOUNCED RECORD TICKET SALES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR THAT ENDED JUNE 30TH……

THE LOTTERY RECORDED SALES OF ONE-POINT-ZERO-FOUR BILLION DOLLARS LAST YEAR…..WHICH  IS   FOUR-PERCENT
MORE THAN THE PREVIOUS YEAR’S SALES….. AND THE LOTERY ALSO GAVE   253-MILLION DOLLARS  TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S
GENERAL  FUND WHICH IS ALSO  A RECORD AMOUNT….

SCRATCH-OFF TICKETS WERE ONCE AGAIN  THE LARGEST INDIVIDUAL GAME CATEGORY…..FINISHING THE FISCAL YEAR AT JUST
OVER  613-MILLION DOLLARS….. WHICH WAS UP FROM NINE-POINT-THREE  MILLION  IN TWENTY-17…..

AND MEGA MILLIONS HAD THE LARGEST PERCENTAGE INCREASE OF ANY KENTUCKY LOTTERY GAME…...RISING  NEARLY   37-
PERCENT  FROM 10-POINT-SEVEN MILLION TO  39-POINT-EIGHT MILLION……LOTTERY OFFICIALS SAY SEVERAL LARGE JACKPOTS
DURING THE YEAR SUPRRED THE INCREASE……



ETHICS CHANGES
08/15/18

THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION IS URGING LAWMAKERS TO UPDATE THE COMMONWEALTH’S…..LEGISLATIVE  
ETHICS LAW…..TO FILL A VOID IN THE FIGHT AGAISNT SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN  CASES AT THE STATE CAPITAL…..

THE COMMISSION IS RECOMMENDING THE LAW BE REVISED TO SPECIFICALLY PROHIBIT  WORKPLACE HARASSMENT BY
LAWMAKERS AGAINST  THEIR STAFF….AS THE CURRENT LAW DOESN’T INCLUDE SUCH LANGUAGE…..

COMMISSION MEMBERS  SAY THE CHANGE WOULD  REMOVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT WHETHER THEY HAVE JURISDICTION TO
INVESTIGATE SEXUAL HARASSMENT ALLEGATONS AGAINST LAWMAKERS……



CATALYTIC CONVERTERS STOLEN
08/15/18

STATE POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WHO REMOVED EIGHT CATALTIC CONVERTERS FROM A BOWLING GREEN CAR
DEALERSHIP….

THE CONVERTERS……VALUED AT 22-HUNDRED DOLLARS EACH….WERE TAKEN OFF CARS AT LARRY HARPER AUTO SALES ON
PORTER PIKE….

THE SUSPECT IS A  WHITE……HEAVY SET MALE…..WHO WAS DRIVING A DARK-COLORED VEHICE…..
A ONE-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD IS BEING OFFERED FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF THE INDIVIDUAL……




SPORTS
08/15/18

THE LADY TOPPER SOCCER TEAM HAS BEEN PICKED TO FINISH NINTH IN THE PRE-SEASON……C-U-S-A……COACHES POLL….

RICE AND NORTH TEXAS…..WHO HAVE COMBINED TO WIN EVERY REGUALR SEASON TITLE SINCE  TWENTY-14…..ARE TABBED
FIRST AND SECOND…..
AND THEY’RE FOLLOWED BY CARLOTTE…..OLD DOMINION…..AND FLORIDA ATLANTIC……







CITY COUNCIL
08/14/18

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO SETTING THE TWENTY-18 TAX RATE…..
AND THE COUNCIL VOTED UNANAMOUSLY TO TAKE THE COMPENSATING RATE….
APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO PURCHASE THREE  EASEMENTS  FOR NEW SEWER PUMP STATIONS ON VETERANS MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY….
AND THE COUNCIL WAS INFORMED THE CITY HAD  BEEN AWARDED  A RURAL AREA PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION GRANT   WHICH
WILL ESTABLISH A PUBLIC BUS SERVICE IN SCOTTSVILLE…. THE CITY  IS RECEIVING  55-THOUSAND DOLLARS  FOR THE
PURCHASE  OF THE VEHICLE…..10-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ADMINISTRATION….    47-THOUSND-887 DOLLARS FOR
OPERATING EXPENSES AND 576 DOLLARS FOR TRAINING EXPENSES…..



TWO CHARGED WITH MURDER
08/14/18

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED  TWO INDIVIDUALS  IN THE DEATH OF 19 YEAR OLD DAMAIN COOK OF FRANKLIN  WHO WAS
ASSAUTLED LAST WEEK AND LATER DIED OF HIS INJURIES AT SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER.......

23 YEAR OLD JORDAN ALFORD  OF TENNESSEE AND 52 YEAR OLD AMIE ALFORD OF FRANKLIN HAVE BOTH BEEN CHARGED WITH
MURDER……



WARREN STAND OFF
08/14/18

A STAND OFF ON NORTH GRAHAM STREET IN BOWLING GREEN YESTERDAY  ENDED PEACEFLLY   WITH THE ARREST OF
ABOLWIN GREENMAN…..

31 YEAR OLD JESSE LILLARD WAS INTOXICATED AND TOLD DEPUTIES FROM THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..
BY PHONE…..HE WOULD ENGAGE IN A SHOOTOUT…..

LILLARD….WHO  FINNALY WALKED OUT PEACEFULLY….WAS ARRESTED  AND LODGED IN THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL
JAIL……



SPORTS
08/14/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY GOLF TEAMS  TRAVEL TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTY CLUB TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLYBALL TEAM    IS AT HOME TO TANGLE WITH WARREN EAST….







DOCTOR SENTENCED
08/13/18

A  SIMPSON COUNTY  DOCTOR  HAS BEEN SENTENCWD TO  50-MONTHS IN PRISON…..WITH NO CNANCE FOR PAROLE….ON 15-
COUNTS OF  ILLEGAL DISTRIBUTION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES BY WAY OF PRESCRIBING OPIATE PAIN MEDICATIONS
OUTSIDE OF THE COURSE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL PRACTICE AND WITHOUT A LEGITIMATE MEDICAL PURPOSE…..

DR. ROY REYNOLDS…..WHO THE JUDGE DESCRIBED AS A “DRUG DEALWE  WITH A MEDICAL LICENSE…..WAS PRACTICNG IN
FRANKLIN AT THE TIME OF HIS ILLEGAL ACTIVITY……



MAN FOUND GUILTY
08/13/18

A FEDERAL JURY HAS CONVICTED A  COLUMBIA MAN OF RIPPING OFF INVESTORS BY LYING ABOUT POTENTIAL PROFITS FROM
OIL AND GAS WELLS….

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADET….62 YEAR OLD  RONNIE RODGERS  WAS CONVITED OF CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT  MAIL
FRAUD….WIRE FRIED….AND SECURITIES FRAUD…..

REGULATORS HAD PREVIOUSLY ORDERED RODGER  TO STOP SELLING INVESTMENT I OIL AND GAS WELLS…..BUT HE KEPT
DOING IT….SETTING UP  “SHELL” COMPANIES SOLICITING MONEY FROM  INVESTORS IN ADAIR…..CLINTONM…..PULASKI….AND
WARERN COUNTIES…..WHERE RODGERS SOLD A TOTAL OF 10-MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF INVESTMENTS…..



MEETINGS
08/13/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND HALF-WAY LODGE  AND THE BEEKEEPERS BOTH
MEET A T7……

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

THURSDAY MORNING  AT 7:30 THE CHAMEBR OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUBS MEETS, THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUPS MEETS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR  AND THE HALFRY/DALTON V-F-W  POST MEETS
THURSDAY NIGHT  AT 6…….



SPORTS
08/13/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BOWLING  GREEN TO TAKE ON DRAKES CREEK….

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  GO TO THE ROLLING HILLS GOLF COURSE  TO PLAY LOGAN COUNTY…..

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



SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS HAS ANNOUNCED THAT NASCAR FANS WILL RECEIVE A TICKET CREDIT IF A RACE AT ONE OF ITS
EIGHT TRACKS……INCLUDING THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY….IS POSTPONED AND THE TICKET HOLDER CAN’T ATTEND THE
RESCHEDULED DATE….

THE CREDIT MUST BE USED  WITHIN ONE CALENDAR YEAR….OR AT THE SAME EVET THE NEXT YEAR…..…







CHRISTY STILL WANTED
08/10/18

AUTHORITIES ARE STILL LOOKING FOR SHAWN CHRISTY….WHO MADE THREATS TO PRESIDENT TRUMP AND MEDAL OF HONOR
RECIPIENT DAKOTA MEYER…..AND THEY BELIEVE HE’S STILL IN THE COMMONWEALTH ACCORDING  TO SURVEILLANCE VIDEO….

MYER’S BROTHER….TIMOTHY GILLIAM WHO LIVES IN ADAIR COUNTY….CAME HOME LAST NIGHT AND FOUND HIS FRONT DOOR  
HAD BEEN KICKED-IN…..FOOD WAS STOLEN FROM THE REFRIGFERATOR…..AND A GREEN TWO-THOUSAND-ONE  GRAND
CHEROKEE WITH A BLACK HOOD WAS MISSING FROM THE GARAGE…..

GILLIAM SHOWED TROOPERS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO…..AND K-S-P  BELIEVES THE SUSPECT IN THE VIDEO IS CHRISTY…….



THREE OFFICERS HONORED
08/10/18

THREE AREA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS…..INCLUDING A SCOTTSVILLE POLICE OFFICER….HAVE BEEN HONORED FOR
THEIR SEATBELT ENFORCEMENT…..

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE OFFICER  TREVOR THOMPSON RECEIVED THE TWENTY-18….. GOVERNOR’S  OCCUPANT PROTECTION
AWARD……FOR ISSUING THE MOST SEAT BELT CITATONS DURING THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY….CLICK IT OR
TICKET CAMPAIGN…..

AND WARREN COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF WAYNE MAYFIELD AND GLASGOW POLICE OFFICER NICK HOUCHENS  WERE ALSO
HONORED FOR THEIR SEAT BELT ENFORCEMENT……



SCOUT CELEBRATION
08/10/18

THE 24TH ANNUAL BARREN RIVER LAKE SCOUT CELEBRATON IS THIS WEEK-END AT THE TAILWATER CAMPGROUND….WHICH
WILL BE CLOSED TO OTHER PUBLIC CAMPING THIS WEEK-END FOR THE EVFENT….

THE OPENING CAMPFIRE IS TONIGHT…..…..

TOMORROW WHICH IS THE MAIN PUBLIC EVENT WILL BEGIN WITH A PATRIOTIC FLAG RAISING AT SEVEN-45……ACTIVITES WILL
RUN FROM EIGHT UNTIL NOON WHEN THE CAMPFIRE COOK OFF CHALLENGE WILL BE HELD…..THEN ACTIEIS REUSME AT ONE…..

SUNDAY BEGINS WITH THE FLAG RAISING AT SEVEN-45……A RELIGIOUS SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT EIGHT-45….AND THEN
SCOUTS WILL BEGIN BREAKING CAMP AND DEPART…..



SPORTS
08/10/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO MIKE  BUCHANON PARK FOR THE SOUTH  WARREN TOURNAMENT…..


AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM WILL HOST A KIDS CAMP TOMORROW…..FROM EIGHT UNTIL 11-30…..IN PATRIOT
GYM…..
THE CAMP IS OPEN TO STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THRU SEVENTH GRADE…..
THE FEE IS 20-DOLLARS  AND  REGISTRATION WILL BE HELD TOMORROW MORNING BEFORE CAMP BEGINS…


WESTERN KENTUCKY’S….FAN FEST….RETURNS TO DIDDLE ARENA TOMORROW FROM  11-TO-ONE….

WITH THE TOPPER FOOTBALL…..SOCCER….AND VOLLEYBALL TEAMS PARTICIPATING…..

THERE WILL BE AUTOGRAPH AND INTERACTIVE STATIONS…..
AND THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM WILL SCRIMMAGE FROM  12 TO ONE…..







SCHOOL BEGINS
08/09/18

IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL IN  THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TODAY…..AS SOME THREE-THOUSAND STUDENTS WILL BE
RETURNING TO THE CLASSROOM FOLLOWING THE SUMMER VACATION…..
FALL BREAK WILL BE OCTOBER FIRST THRU FIFTH……SCHOOL WILL BE OUT FOR THANKSGIVING NOVEMBER 21ST THRU THE  
23RD……CHRISTMAS BREAK RUNS DECEMBER 17TH THRU JANUARY FIRST…..SPRING BREAK IS SCHEDULED  FOR APRIL FIRST
THRU FIFTH…..AND AS OF NOW….THE LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS THIS SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE  MAY 23RD……..



PAUL DELIVERS LETTER
08/09/18

YESTERDAY……SENATOR RAND PAUL PERSONNALLY DELIVERED A LETTER TO RUSSIAN PRESIDENT  VADIMIR PUTIN  ON
BEHALF OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP….. ACCORDING TO PAUL…..THE LETTER EMPHASIZED THE IMPORTANCE OF FURTHER
ENGAGEMENT IN VARIOUS AREAS…..

COMPARING HIS SOLO TRIP TO RUSSIA TO THAT OF FORMER PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN’S DURING THE COLD WAR…..PAUL
MET WITH FORMER  SOVIET LEADER MIKHAIL GORBACHEV ON TUESDAY……



GOVERNOR WILL PAY
08/09/18

WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR JIM JUSTICE SAY COAL COMPANIES LINKED  TO HIME WILL PAY THE COMMONWEALTH MILLIONS OF
DOLLARS OWED IN BACK TAXES…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..MORE THAN TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS IS OWED TO AT LEAST FIVE KENTUCKY
COUNTIES….

HOWEVER…..JUSTICE SAYS HE HAS TRANSFERRED CONTROL OF THE COMPANIES TO HIS CHILDREN AND COULDN’T SAY HOW
THEY  ARE WORKING TO PAY OFF THE DEBT……



SPORTS
08/09/18

THE PATROT GOLF TEAM TAKES ON EDMONSON COUNTY AT THE PARK MAMMOTH GOLF COURSE…….

THE TITANS TRAVEL TO GREEN BAY…….

KENTUCKY CONTINUES THEIR BAHAMAS TRIP AS THE TAKE ON SAN LORENZE DE ALMAGRO TONIGHT…....…….







RITE AID STORES CLOSING
08/08/18

TWO SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY RITE AID STORES ARE CLOSING…..

ONE RITE-AID STORE IN BOWLING GREEN AND ANOTHER IN GLASGOW WILL CLOSE THEIR PHARMACIES BY THE END OF THE
MONTH……WITH STORE LIQUIDATIONS AND CLOSURES TO FOLLOW…..AS WALGREENS PURCHASED ALL RITE-AID STORES IN
SEPTEMBER OF LAST YEAR…..

THE RITE-AID STORE ON NASHVILLE ROAD IN BOWLING  GREEN WILL CLOSE ITS PHARMACY AUGUST 20TH AND PRESCRIPTIONS
WILL BE MOVED TO THE WALGREEN STORE ACROSS THE STREET….THE STORE WILL THEN REMAIN OPEN FOR TWO WEEKS FOR
A FINAL SALE….
AND THE GLASGOW  PHARMACY WILL CLOSE  IS PHARMACY AUGUST 28TH WITH PRESCRIPTONS BEING AVAILABLE  AT THE
WALGREEN STORE ON WEST MAIN…. WITH THE STORE  REMAINING OPEN FOR TWO WEEK S  FOR A FINAL SALE…..



PAUL RUSSIAN MEETING
08/08/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS MET WITH FORMER RUSSIAN PRESIDENT MIKHAIL GORBACHEV IN HIS CONTINUING EFFORTS TO
DECREASE ESCALATING TENSIONS BETWEEN THE   U-S AND RUSSIA…..

PAUL SAID THEY DISCUSSED A NUMBER OF TOPICE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT WAS GREATLEY
DISCUSSED…..



POLAND
08/06/18

66 YEAR OLD MIKE REED  POLAND OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..
VISITATON BEGINS AFTER 11 FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TINA BROOKS POLAND……AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DERIC AND SARAH AND
MICHAEL AND KENDRA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; HANNAH POLAND OF BOWLING GREEN……THREE BROTHERS;
DONALD OF JAMESTOWN, GARY OF FLORIDA AND BOBBY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS; CAROLINE BUNCH OF BOWLING
GREEN AND ANNIE CROWE OF TENNESSEE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….…..



SPORTS
08/08/18

THE TWENTY-18  CLASS TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE  ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HALL OF FAME HAS BEEN
SELECTED….

THIS YEAR’S CLASS INCLUDES  FORMER  AC/S   PATRIOT  COACH GARY DEWITT…. PATRIOT BASKETBALL PLAYER  LUCIAN
GRAVES…..SPORTS WRITERR DON MEADOR….AND SCOTTSVILLE POINTER STAR  RICK STARKS…..

THE FOUR WILL BE FORMALLY INDICTED  AT HALF-TIME OF THE PATRIOTS OPENING HOME GAME ON  FRIDAY….AUGUST  31ST…..

PRIOR TO THE SEVEN O’CLOCK KICK OFF……A RECEPTON WILL BE HELD IN THE NORTH END  OF PATROT STADIUM STARTING
AT SIX…..







MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL
08/07/18

A KENTUCKY PANEL….ESTABLISHED TO REVIEW MEDIAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS BEFORE LAWSUITS CAN BE FIELD…..IS SEVERLY
BACKLOGGED…..

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL…….ONLY 11-PERCENT OF 531 CLAIMS HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED TO THE MEDICAL REVIEW
PANALL…..

AND FINDINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED IN JUST THREE-PERCENT  OF CASES….WITH ANOTHER   FIVE-PERCENT  HAVE BEEN
WITHDRAWN….SETTLED….OR DISMISSED…..



WANTED MAN
08/07/18

ACCORDING TO THE ADAIR COUNTY VOICE……F-B-I AGENTS AND U-S MARSHALLS HAVE BEEN SEARCHING  IN ADAIR COUNTY
FOR A PENNSYLVNIA  MAN WHO MADE THREATS AGAINST PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AND MEDALOF HONOR RECIPIENT
DAKOTA MEYER….

IN JUNE…..SHAWN RICHARD CHRISTY MADE THREATS ON FACE BOOK AGAINST THE PRESIDENT AND AN ARREST WARRANT WAS
ISSUED…..

SATURDAY…..AUTHORITIES  LOCATED  A CAR NEAR MYERS’  HOME IN ADAIR COUNTY THAT CHRISTY HAD STOLEN…..AND
AUTHORITES SAY CHRISTY MAY HAVE SEVERAL STOLEN HANDGUNS IN HIS POSSESSION…..



SPORTS
08/07/18

THE PATRIOT  AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  TRAVEL TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB FOR THE MONROE COUNTY
INVITATIOANLLLL

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


NORTH CAROLINA  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY  THAT  13-PLAYERS WILL MISS SEVERAL GAMES….AT THE  BEGINNING  OF THE
SEASON……FOR SELLING TEAM-ISSUED SHOES….

THE SALE IS A SECONDARY N-C-A-A  RULES VIOLATION…..AS THE PLAYERS WILL SIT OUT AT LEAST A THIRD OF THE SEASON……







FOSTER CHOSEN
08/06/18

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR….RACHEL FOSTER…..HAS BEEN SELECTED AT ALLEN COUNTY’S   47TH
DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMAN…..

SATURDAY NIGHT’S EVENT  MARKED THE CONCLUSION OF A SUMMER OF PREPARATION AND PRACTIVE  FOR FOSTER…..AND
SENIORS BRIANNA BRADY….. MORGAN MEANS….AND ZAIDE-JADE PINSON….

MEANS WAS SELECTED AS FIRST ALTERNATE AN PINSON WAS NAMED SECOND ALTERNATE….

FOSTER WILL REPRESENT ALLEN COUNTY AT THE…..TWENTY-19 KENTUCKY DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN PROGRAM…..IN
JANUARY IN LEXINGTON……



OPEN HOUSE
08/06/18

THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HOLD EIGHTH GRADE ORIENTATION AND OPEN HOUSE  THIS AFTENOON
BEGINNING AT FIV.E….



MEETINGS
08/06/18

ON THE MEETING  CALENDAR THIS WEEK…

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT SIX-30 AND THE SADDLE CLUB AND GRAHAM
LODGE BOTH NEET AT 7……

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

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



SPORTS
08/06/18

THE LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO THE GLASGOW COUNTY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE GLASGOW INVITATIONAL……


THE KENTUCKY MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM  BEGINS AN EIGHT-DAY…..FOUR-GAME TRIP TO THE BAHAMAS TODAY….

THEY WILL PLAY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY…..HAVE AN OFF DAY FRIDAY…AND PLAY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY…..

ALL GAMES WILL BE PLAYED AT THE ATLANTIS IMPERIAL ARENA……







RICHARDS HONORED
08/03/18

A  RETIRING   KENTUCKY STATE LAWMAKER  HAS BEEN NAMED ONE OF THE  20 MOST EFFECTIVE LEGISLATORS IN THE
COUNTRY  BY FISCAL-NOTE….A WASHINGTON D-C  BASED TECH START-UP…..WHICH ANNUALLY CREATES A LIST OF THE TOP
STATE LEGISLATORS USING ITS UNIQUE DATA  ANALYTICS SOFTWARE……

REPRESENTATIVE JODY RICHARD WAS NAMED THE THIRD-MOST PRODUCTIVE STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN THE NATIONS…..
HAVING SPONSORED   11-HUNDRED-10 BILLS WITH A 57-PERSENT PASSING RATE…...SINCE HE ENTERED THE KENTUCKY
HOUSE IN 1976…….WHERE HE SERVED AS SPEAKER FROM  1995 TO TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT……

THE GROUP ALSO IDENTIFIED RICHARDS’ TOP POLICY ISSUES AS EDUCATION…. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION…..AND
SPORTS AND RECREATION……



FANCY FARM
08/03/18

THE FALL CAMPAIGN SEASON IN KENTUCKY KICKS OFF TOMORROW WITH THE ANNUAL “FANCY FARM PICNIC”….WHICH HAS
BEEN HELD SINCE 1880   AT ST. JEROME’S CHURCHIN WESTERN KENTUCKY……
FACNEY FARM HAS A POPULATION OF   458….BUT THAT NUMBER WILL L GROW TO  10-THOUSAND TOMORROW….

ORGANIZERS ALTERNATE BETWEEN REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC EMCEES FOR THE POLITICAL STUMP SPEAKING…..AND
THIS YEAR REPUBLICAN AGRICULTURE COMMISSONER RYAN QUARLES HAS THOSE DUTIES…..

WITH AT LEAST 34 CURRENT AND FORMER EDUCATORS ON THE BALLOT IN NOVEMBER…..TEACHERS ARE ALSO PLANNING  ON
LAUNCHING THEIR FALL OFFESIVE  ON THE MID-TERM ELECTONS TOMORROW…..
AS LEADERS OF THE GROUP……HASH-TAG  ONE-20  STRONG…..ARE EXPECTING AS MANY AS   200 TO ATTEND FANCY FARM……



ACCIDENT-HART
08/03/18

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON NORTH JACKSON HIGHWAY….NEAR THE GREEN RIVER BRIDGE IN HART COUNTY…..INJURED
TWO PERSONS….

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO-THOUSND-SEVEN  FORD PASSENGER CAR DRIVEN BY 40 YEAR OLD CRYSTAL STINES OF
GREENSBURG CROSSED THE CENTER LINE….AND HIT A TWENTY-15 TOYOTA PRIUS OPERATED   BY 58 YEAR OLD SALLY
HOWLETT OF OHIO……

E-M-S AND AIR-EVAC TRANSPORTED BOTH DRIVERS FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT……



SPORTS
08/03/18

GLEN JACOBS……BETTER KNOWN  AS  W-W-E’s “KANE”….WAS ELECTED MAYOR OF KNOX COUNTY TENNEESSEE YESTERDAY…..

AFTER WINNING THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY EARLIER THIS YEAR…..JACOBS WHO HAS WORKED FOR THE W-W-E  FOR OVER 20
YEARS….EASLY DEFEATED TO  DEFEAT HIS DEMOCRATIC OPPONENT TO WIN THE  COUNTY’S TOP POLITICAL OFFICE……



ACCORDING TO  E-S-P-N…..A  ONE-ON-ONE GOLF SHOWDOWN BETWEEN TIGER WOODS AND PHIL MICKELSON WILL TAKE
PLACE   AROUND  THANKSGIVING  AT A COURSE IN LAS VEGAS….

IT’S  RUMORED   10-MILLION DOLLARS WILL BE UP FOR GRABS…..AS BOTH SIDES HAVE BE IN TALKS   FOR AWHILE…..FOR A
“WINNER TAKE ALL“  MATCH…..







SOLDIER REMAINS IDENTIFIED
08/02/18

A KENTUCKY SOLDIER…..WHO WENT MISSING IN 1950 DURING THE KOREAN WAR…. HAS  BEEN IDENTIFIED BY HIS REMAINS……

P-F-C  JOE STANTON ELMORE  WAS  20 WHEN HE DIED    DECEMBER SECOND-1950  IN NORTH KOREA…..HIS REMAINS WHICH
ARE BEING RETURNED TO HIS FAMILY IN BOWLING GREEN….. WERE AMONG THOSE OF DOZENS OF PRESUMED U-S WAR DEAD
THAT WERE RECENTLY HANDED OVER BY NORTH KOREA…..

SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS  ARE NOT YET COMPLETE….BUT GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN WILL ORDER FLAGS LOWERED TO  HALF-
SFAFF IN HONOR  OF  P-F-C ELMORE ON THE DATE OF HIS INTERMENT…..AND ENCOURAES INDIDUALS…..BUSINESSES….
ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO JOIN IN THE TRIBUTE……




FOOD HUNGER  RATE
08/02/18

ACCORDING TO A  REPORT  FROM THE FOOD RESEARCH AND ACTION CENTER….. KENTUCKY RANKED 12TH IN THE NATION FOR
FOOD HARDSHIP…..WITH MORE THAN ONE-IN-SIX  HOUSEHOLDS REPORTING THEY HAD TROUBLE PUTTING FOOD ON THE
TABLE…..

NATIONALLY…..THE REPORT FOUND THAT AFTER SEVERAL YEARS OF DECLINE….. THE FOOD HARDSHIP RATE FOR ALL
HOUSEHOLDS INCREASED FROM 15-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN TWENTY-16 TO 15-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN TWENTY-17…..
AND THE FOOD HARDSHIP RATE FOR HOUSEHOLDS WITH CHILDREN IS ONE-POINT-THREE TIMES HIGHER THAN FOR
HOUSEHOLDS WITHOUT CHILDREN……

IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..THE FOOD HARDSHIP RATE IN HOUSEHOLDS WITH CHILDREN IS 18-POINT-SIX PERCENT COMPARED
TO THE NATIONAL RATE OF 16-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT……

AND THE  SOUTHEAST REGION OF THE COUNTY…..IN WHICH KENTUCKY IS INCLUDED……HAD THE SECOND-HIGHEST FOOD
HARDSHIP RATE LAST YEAR…. BEHIND THE SOUTHWEST….AT 17-POINT-ONE PERCENT……



BACK GROUND CHECKS
08/02/18

A NEW KENTUCKY LAW…..PASSED IN TWENTY-17……EXPANDS BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR THOSE WANTING TO WORK IN THE
COMMONWEALTH’S SCHOOL SYSTEMS……BUT IT’S CAUSING HEADACHES……

THE NEW LAW REQUIRES NEW HIRES  WHO  FALL IN THE CATEGORIES OF EMPLOYEES……STUDENT
TEACHERS……CONTRACTORS…..AND VOLUNTEERS…. TO TURN IN A LETTER FROM THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY
SERVICES  ASSURING THEY ARE NOT ON THE LIST OF SUBSTANTIATED REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT……THIS IS IN
ADDITION TO THE CURRENT STATUTE REQUIRING A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK……

THE CONFUSION COMES FROM DECIDING  WHICH NEW HIRES ARE CONSIDERED CONTRACTORS……A SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS  SAYS THEY BELIEVE THE LAW MEANS THOSE WORKING DIRECTLY
WITH CHILDREN……..AND NOT PLUMBERS OR  LANDSCAPERS……



SPORTS
08/02/18

FORMER LADY PATRIOT  AND UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL PLAYER…..SHELBY HARPER……IS JOINING THE LADY
PATRIOT BASKETBALL STAFF…..

HARPER IS  THE LADY PATRIOTS FIFTH ALL-TIME SCORER AND SECOND IN ASSISTS AND STEALS…..

AFTER TURNING DOWN THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY COLLEGE BALL ON SCHOLARSHIP AT SEVERAL SMALLER   N-C-A-A  OR  N-A-I-
A  SCHOOLS….SHE ELECTED TO WALK-ON AT LOUISVILLE WHERE SHE WORKED HER WAY INTO THE STARTING LINE-UP DURING
HER FIRST SEASON AND EARNED A SCHOLARSHIP…..



THE PATRIOT  GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE  CROSSWINDS  GOLF COURSE  FOR THE SOUTH WARREN INVITATIONAL……

AND THE LADY PATRIOTS VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN FOR A SCRIMMAGE……







MADDEN
07/31/18

TIMOTHY MADDEN WAS BACK IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY S AFTERNOON FOR A  PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE….
REGARDING THE STATUS OF THE DISCOVERY MATERIALS REQUEST BY MADDEN’S NEW ATTORNEY TOM GRIFFITHS AND SETTING
A START DATE FOR THE TRIAL….
GRIFFITHS  TOLD JUDGE JANET CROCKER   HE HADN’T   RECEIVED ANY OF THE PREVIOUSLY REQUESTED MATERIALS FROM
MADENS’S PREVIOUS ATTORNEY TRAVIS LOCK…… AND NEEDS THOSE TO PREPARE AN ADEQUATE DEFENSE….
JUDGE   CROCKER SET A DEADLINE FOR  LOCK TO TURNOVER ALL HIS FILES PERTAINING TO THE MADDEN CASE  WITHIN THE
NEXT 15 DAYS….
ANOTHER STATUS HEARING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 25 AT 1:30……

MADDEN IS CHARGED WITH MURDER…..RAPE…..AND KIDNAPPING IN THE NOVEMBER TWENTY-15 DEATH OF SEVEN YEAR OLD
GABBIE DOOLIN……



ASHLAND LEAVING KENTUCKY
08/01/18

AFTER BEING LOCATED IN KENTUCKY FOR NEARLY A CENTURY….ASHLAND INCORPORATED  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY IT’S  
MOVING IT HEADQUARTERS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH TO WILMINGTON-DELAWARE…..

THE 58-PERSON  LEXINGTON OFFICE WILL CLOSE DECEMBER 31ST   TWENTY-19….. SOME POSITIONS WILL BE ELIMINATED…..
OTHERS WILL BE RELOCATED TO OHO OR DELAWARE…..AND SOME EMPLOYEES WILL BE ALLOWED TO WORK REMOTELY…..
WHILE THE COVINGTON OFFICE….WITH 48 EMPLOYESSS…..WILL BE MOVED TO WILMINGTON…..

ASHLAND’S LARGEST MANUFACTUIRNG PLANT IN CALVERT CITY….EMPLOYEES  515 INDIVIDUALS….AND THE COMPANY SAID THE
HOPE TO KEEP A PRESENCE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..



APARTMENT COLLAPSE
08/01/18

SOME RESIDENTS OF A LEXINGTON APARTMENT COMPLEX WERE FORCED FROM THE HOMES LAST NIGHT…..WHEN THE BRICK  
VENEER OF A BUILDING COLLAPSE ON ONE WALL….

THE BUILDING WAS USED FOR STORAGE  AND SOME APARTMETN ARE ATTACHED TO THE BUILDING……SO TENANTS WERE
FORCED TO LEAVE FOR THE NIGHT WHILE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE BUILDING WAS ASSESSED……



SPORTS
08/01/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM WILL BE AT HOME TO SCRIMMAGE GREENWOOD…..


THE LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAM WILL BE PLAYING IN THE….VANCOUVER SHOWCASE…. NOVEMBER 22ND THRU THE
24TH…..

THE LADY TOPPERS  ARE ONE OF FIVE CONFIRMED TEAMS INCLUDING….SOUTH CAROLINA….OREGON STATE….GONZAGA….AND
DRAKE……..

THREE OTHER TEAMS HAVE YET TO BE ANNOUNCED…..







PAUL SUPPORTS NOMINATION
07/31/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS ANNOUNCED HE WILL SUPPORT JUDGE BRETT KAVANAUGH’S  APPOINTMENT  TO THE SUPREME
COURT….

PAUL HAD WARNED PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AGAINST CHOOSING THE APPELLAGTE JUDGE…..SAYING HE PREFERRED
OTHER POTENTIAL PICKS HE VIEWED AS MORE CONSERVATIVE…..

BUT AFTER MEETING WITH KAVANAUGH LAST WEEK…...AND REVIEWING HIS RECORD…...PAUL SAID  HE DECIDED TO SUPPORT
HIS NOMINATION……



SCAM WARNING
07/31/18

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A NEW SCAM WARNING…. AFTER A MOBILE DEOSIT SCAM COST ONE
KENTUCKIAN                          10-THOUSAND DOLLARS……

THE FRANKLIN COUNTY RESIDENT PROVIDED HER BANK ACCOUNT  INFORMATION…. ONLINE…..TO WHAT APPEARED TO BE A
LEGITIMATE BANK…..SHE WAS DEPOSITING A  10-THOUSAND DOLLAR PERSONAL LOAN AND THE   “LENDER”  CLAIMED THERE
WAS AN ISSUE WITH THE DEPOSIT AND THE MONEY NEEDED TO BE  RETURNED AND REISSUED……
AFTER SENDING THE MONEY BACK…..USING AN UNTRACEABLE METHOD OF  PAYMENT……THE VICTIM’S BANK DETECTED THE
LOAN CHECK WAS COUNTERFEIT AND THE VICTIM WAS STUCK REPAYING THE BANK……

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE REMINDS RESIDENTS THAT UNTIL THE BANK CONFIRMS THAT FUNDS FROM A CHECK YOU
DEPOSITED HAVE CLEARED….YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE  FOR ANY FUNDS WITHDRAWN AGAINST THAT  CHECK……



MEDICAL SCHOOL CLASS
07/31/18

THE FIRST CLASS AT THE NEW…..U-K COLLEGE OF MEDICINE BOWLING GREEN CAMPUES…..HAS ARRIVED…..

THE 30-MEMBER CLASS…..WHICH INCLUDES SEVEN WESTERN GRADUATES….BEGAN A WEEK LONG ORIENTATION  
YESTERDAY……

THERE WILL BE A “WHITE COAT” CEREMONY IN VAN METER HALL FRIDAY TO RECOGNIZE THE STUDENTS STARTING MEDICAL
SCHOOL….AND CLASSES BEGIN MONDAY…..



SPORTS
07/31/18

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE GATOR INVITATIONAL……..


FORMER LOUISVILLE COACH RICK PITINO SAYS HE WILL  “LAY ALL HIS CARDS ON THE TABLE”  WHEN HIS NEW BOOK TITLED…..
PITINO-MY STORY……COMES OUT SEPTEMBER FOURTH……

PITINO SAYS THE BOOK COVERS EVERYTHING FROM HIS TIME COACHING THE NEW YORK KNICKS AND BOSTON CELTICS…..TO
HIS TRIUMPHANT AND TROUBLED CAREER IN THE N-C-A-A……







MEDICAID COPAYS
07/30/18

FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK…..THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION HAS REVERSED THEMSELVE ON A CONTROVERSIAL CHANGE
OT EH COMMONWLETH MEDID ROGRM…

OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL SUSPEND PATIENT COPAYS OF ONE-TO-50- DOLLARS….THAT WERE ENACTED JULY FIRST….ON
AUGUST FIREST….

THE COPAYS CAUGHT HEALTH PROVIDERS BY SURPRISE AND CAUSED ALARM AMONG PATIENTS WHO DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT OR
UNDERSTAND THE CHANGES…..

LAST WEEK…..KENTUCKY MEDICAID OFFICIALS THE RESTORATION OF DENTAL AND VISION BENEFITS THAT HAD BEEN CUT OFF
JULY FIRST TO SOME 400-THOUSAND RESIDENTS…..
THAT MOVE WAS MADE AFTER A FEDERAL JUDGE DENIED CHANGES TO THE  COMMONWEALTH’S  MEDICAID PROGRAM……



US BANK
07/30/18

U-S BANK IS CLOSING  ITS  HOME MORTAGE CALL CENTER IN BOWLING  GREEN AND MOVING THE OPERATION TO THE MUCH
LARGER CALL CENTER IN OWENSBORO……

THE MOVE WILL AFFECT ABOUT 100 EMPLOYEES….AS SOME WILL REMAIN IN BOWLING GREEN AND WORK FROM HOME……AND  
OHTERS WILL GO TO THE OWENSBORO FACILITY…..

THE BOWLING GREEN  CALL CENTER WILL CEASE OPERATIONS  BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER…….



RIDE MALFUNCTION
07/30/18

A  WATER RIDE AT KENTUCKY KINGDOM REMAINS CLOSED….AFTER A BOT BECAMGE STUCK STAURDAY……LEADING TO THE
EVACUAO OF 13 PEOR ON BOARD….

THE BOAT…..WHICH IS PART OF THE  “MILE HIGH FALL”  SHOOT-THE-CHUTE WATER RIDE…..WAS HEADED BACK TO THE STATION
SATURDAY NIGHT WHEN IT GOT LODGED ALONG THE SIDE OF A WATER-FILLE TROUGH….

IT TOOK PARK OFICIALS   ABOUT  10-MINUTES TO GET VERY ONE OFF THE BOAT…..
FIVE WENT TO THE PARK’S HEALTH CENTER…..ONE DECLINED TREATMENT……TWO WERE TREATED FOR MINOR INJURIES…..
AND TWO OTHERS REQUESTED TRANSPORT TO THE HOSPITAL……



4 YEAR OLD DROWNS
07/30/18

A FOUR YEAR-OLD  GIRL  DROWN SATURDAY AT THE PENNYRILE FOREST STATE RESORT PAKR NEAR HOPKINSVILLE….

A PARK RANGER TRIED TO REVIVE THE GIRL BY DOING C-P-R…..BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL…….

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE INCIDENT  IS CONTINUING……



SPORTS
07/30/18

THE HOT RODS HAVE REACHED AN AGREEMENT WITH THE WARRN COUNTY DOWNTOWN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY   THAT WILL KEEP THEM AT BOWLING GREN BALL PARK UNTIL TWENTY-30…..AND WOULD ALSO SEE THE TEAM SOLD
TO JACK BLACKSTOCK….A NEW YORK BUSINESS MAN WHO HAS TIES TO BOWLING GREEN……AND FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS
HAS BEEN A MINORITY OWNER OF THE TEAM….

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AND MAJOR  LEAGUE BASEBALL  MOST APPROVE THE AGREEMENT…….







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
07/27/18

ACCORDING TO THE  KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM THREE-
POINT-THREE PERCENT IN MAY  TO FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN JUNE…..HOWEVER…..THIS JUNE’S JOBLESS RATE IS STILL
BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT RECORDED IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM ALLEN COUNTY’S FOUR-POINT-TWO  
PECENT….TO FIVE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

BETWEEN JUNE TWENTY-17 AND JUNE TWENTY-18…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  FELL IN 115 COUNTIES AND ROSE IN FIVE…….
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE  AT THREE-POINT-SIX OERCENT….
AMD MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE COMMONWEALTH’S HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT  AT 14-POINT-NINE PERCENT……



TAX FREE WEEK END
07/27/18

TENNESSEE’S  13TH ANNUAL “TAX FREE WEEK-END IS UNDERWAY AND RUNS UNTIL MIDNIGHT SUNDAY…..

SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT ARE TAX FREE INCLUDE CLOTHING COSTING LESS THAN 100-DOLLARS……SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR
LESS THE 100-DOLLARS….AND COMPUTERS UNDER  15-HUNDRED DOLLARS……



KSP CRUISER TOPS
07/27/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE HAS LOCKED UP THE AWARD FOR THE NATION’S BEST LOOKING POLICE CRUISER…..

THE CONTEST  WAS SO COMPETTIVE…..IT CAME DOWN TO A TIE….ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF STATE
TROOPERS WHO SPONSORED THE CONTEST……

K-S-P AND THE GEORGIA STATE  PATROL  EACH RECEIVED 29-THOUSAND- 900 LIKES ON FACE BOOKS…..BUT KENTUCKY  HAD
19-HUNDRED  “LOVES”….TO 13-HUNDRED FOR GEORGIA……



GUILTY PLEA
07/27/18

AN ADAIR COUNTY MAN HAS PLED GUILTY TO 296 FELONY CHARGES RELATED TO  CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND CHILD SEXUAL
ABUSE……

46 YEAR OLD WILLIAM BRYANT OF COLUMBIA APPEARED IN ADAIR CIRCUIT COURT AND PLEAD  GULTY  TO ONE COUNT  OF
HUMAN TRAFFICKING…..45-COUNTS OF SODOMY….AND 250 COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL
PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR……

SENTENCING IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER  25TH……



WEAPONS CHARGES
07/27/18

A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN LOUISVILLE HAS RETUREND 20-FELONY INDICTMENTS…. CHARGING 23 INDIVIDUALS WITH
MULTIPLE COUNTS OF FIREARMS VIOLATIONS AND POSSESSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SCHEDULED DRUGS……

THE CHARGES CONTINUE TO BE DEVELOPED THRU  THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE’S…..PROJECT SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS
INITIATIVE…..

IN MARCH…21-INDICTMENTS WERE RETURNED AGAINST  23-INDIVIDUALS….AND IN MAY  THE GRAND JURY RETURNED  14-
INDICTMENTS AGAINST 16-INDIVVIDUALS…..



SPORTS
07/27/18

THE PATRIOT   GOLF TEAM OPEN THEIR SEASON….AS  THEY TRAVEL TO THE LONDON COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE SOUTH
LAUREL INVITATIONAL…….


WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S……FAN FEST….WILL BE  SATURDAY, AUGUST 11TH….FROM 11 TO ONE…..IN DIDDLE
ARENA….

THE TOPPER FOOTBALL….SOCCER….AND VOLLEYBALL TEAMS WILL BE TAKING PART…

“FAN FEST” WILL BE HIGHLIGHTED  BY AUTOGRAPH  AND INTERACTIVE STATIONS…. INFLATABLES…..FACE PAINTING…….
BALLOON ARTISTS…..AND MORE…….







HEALTH INSURANCE
07/26/18

A NEW STUDY SAYS HAVING A STATE-BASED…..INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATE IN PLACE NEXT YEAR…...WOULD
GREATLY BENEFIT THE COMMONWEALTH……

CONGRESS HAS ELIMINATED THE INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATE CONTAINED IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT  
EFFECTIVE IN  TWENTY-19……AND THE STUDY BY  THE URBAN INSTITUTE AND COMMONWEALTH FUND…..SAYS ENDING THE
INDIVIDUAL MANDATE WILL LEAD TO AN EXPLOSION OF UNCOMPENSATED HEALTH CARE COSTS FOR STATE GOVERNMENTS…..
HOSPITALS…..AND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS…..

THE STUDY GOES ON TO SAY UNCOMPENSATED  CARE IN KENTUCKY…..THE DEMAND FOR CARE FROM INDIVIDUALS WHO DO
NOT HAVE INSURANCE COVERAGE…..WOULD DECREASE BY ABOUT 171-MILLION DOLLARS  NEXT YEAR IN THE COMMONWEALTH
IF AN  INDIVIDUAL  MANDATE WAS ADOPTED……
KENTUCKY SAW THE SECOND-HIGHEST GAIN IN SURANCE COVERAGE FOLLOWING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AFFORDABLE
CARE ACT….INCLUDING THE EXPANSON OF THE MEDICAID PROGRAM……



BEVIN UNPOPULAR
07/26/18

ACCORDING TO   THE “MORNING CONSULT”…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN IS AMONG THE LEAST POPULAR GOVERNORS  IN THE
NATION….WITH THE   FOURTH HIGHEST DISAPROVAL RATING  AT 57-PERCENT…..

REPUBLICAN OKLAHOMA  GOVERNOR   MARY FALLIN  HAS THE HIGHEST DISAPROVAL RATE AT  74-PERCENT……..DEMOCRATIC
CONNECTICUT GOVERNOR DAN MALLOY HAS A 71-PERCNT DISAPPROVAL  RATING…..WHILE REPUBLICAN ILLINOIS GOVERNOR
BRUCE RAUNER  IS  AT 60-PERCENT…….

BEVINS’S APPROVAL RATING ALSO RANKS  FOURTH LOWEST AT 29-PERCENT…..

THE 15 MOST POPULAR GOVERNORS ARE ALL REPUBLICANS…….AS MASSACHUSETTS  GOVERNOR  CHARLIE BAKER LEADS ALL
WITH A 69-PERCENT APPROVAL RATING…..



MAMMOTH CAVE TRAIL
07/26/18

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAS UPGRADED A TRAIL TO INCREASE ACCESSIBILITY TO DISABLED VISITORS….

THE  “ECHO RIVER SPRING TRAIL”  WAS RECENTLY REOPENED  FOLLOWING A ONE-POINT-ONE MILLION  DOLLAR
RENOVATION……
THE TRAIL…..WHICH WAS A GRAVEL FOOTPATH…..IS NOW AN EIGHT-FOOR-WIDE CONCERT AND WOOD PATH…..AND NEW SIGNS
WERE  INSTALLED  IN BRAILLE FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED……

MAMMOTH CAVE IS ON OF NINE NATONAL PARKS…..AROUND THE COUNTRY…..THAT RECEIVED FEDERAL FUNDING  TO DESIGN  
AND BUILD  PROJECTS  LIKE THESE…..



SPORTS
07/26/18

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT TRIPLE CROWN WINNER….JUSTIFY…..IS RETIRING….

THE UNDEFEATED THREE-YEAR-OLD HAD  HOPED TO FINISH HIS CAREER AT THE BREEDER’S CUP AT CHURCHHILL DOWNS  IN
NOVEMBER…..BUT TRAINER  BOB BAFFER SAID HE   HAD SOME  “FILLING”  IN HIS ANKLE  AND HE’S NOT RESPONDING QUICK
ENOUGH FOR A FALL CAMPAIGN…..







FISCAL COURT
07/25/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TAVELED TO THE STONY POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING……
THE COUNTY ATTORNEY HAS MOVED HER OFFICE TO THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……AND THE COURT APPROVED PUTTING  
THE 800-DOLLARS A MONTH THE COUNTY HAD BEEN PAYING IN RENT….IN  THE OFFICE’S OPERATONS BUDGET….AS COUNTY
ATTORNY HALLYE ARTERBURN TALKED WITH THE COURT ABOUT DECLINING REVENUE  SOURCES……

THE COURT ALSO ACCEPTED THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  TWENTY-17 TAX SETTLEMENT…..SUBJECT TO AUDIT……



NEW METCALFE PRINCIPAL
07/25/18

METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS A NEW PRINCIPAL…..

CLINT GRAHAM  WAS INTRODUCED YESERDAY…..SINCE TWENTY-15 HE HAS SERVED AS ASSISANT PRINCIPAL AT GREEN
COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..AND BEFORE THAT HE WAS A TEACHER AND COACH AT TAYLOR COUNTY SCHOOLS…..

GRAHAM REPLACES KELLY BELL WHO RETIRED EARLIER THIS YEAR…..



NEW METCALFE PRINCIPAL
07/25/18

METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS A NEW PRINCIPAL…..

CLINT GRAHAM  WAS INTRODUCED YESERDAY…..SINCE TWENTY-15 HE HAS SERVED AS ASSISANT PRINCIPAL AT GREEN
COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..AND BEFORE THAT HE WAS A TEACHER AND COACH AT TAYLOR COUNTY SCHOOLS…..

GRAHAM REPLACES KELLY BELL WHO RETIRED EARLIER THIS YEAR…..



MOVE OVER LAW
07/25/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE IS JOINING STATE POLICE  IN  FIVE OTHER STATES IN FOCUSING ON ENFORCEMENT  OF THE…..
MOVE OVER LAW….

THE LAW  REQUIRES DRIVERS APPROACHING ANY VEHICLE WITH FLASHING OR ROTATING LIGHTS…..THAT ARE PARKED ON THE
ROADSIDE….TO MOVE OVER TO AN ADJACENT LANE……OR SLOW DOWN IF THAT ISN’T  POSSIBEL……

WITHIN THE LAST 30-DAYS….A FULLY MARKED   K-S-P CRUSIER FROM  POST THREE…..WAS PARKED ON THE SHOULDER OF I-65
WITH ITS T BLUE LIGHTS ON….. THE TROOPER WAS ASSISTING A STRANDED MOTORISTS….WHEN THE CRUISER WAS
SIDESWIPED BY A PASSING MOTORISTS…..

“MOVE OVER”  SIGNS ARE UP ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH TO REMIND DRIVERS THE LAW REQUIRES THEM TO SLOW AND   
USE CAUTION  WHEN THEY SEE A LAW ENFORCEMTN OR EMERGENCY VEHICLE STOPPED ON THE ALONGISE THE ROAD…. WITH
ITS LIGHTS FLASHING…..



SPORTS
07/25/18

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE MEDIA MEMBERS HAVE PICKED CLEMSON TO WIN THEIR DIVISIONAL AND LEAGUE TITLES….AS
THEY RECEIVED 139 FIRST-PLACE VOTES OUT OF 148…..MEDIA MEMBERS ALSO  PICKED LOUISVILLE TO FINISH FIFTH  IN THE
ATLANTIC DIVISION…..

IN THE ATLANTIC DIVISION…..
CLEMSON IS FIRST….WITH FLORIDA STATE SECOND…N-C STATE THIRD….BOSTON COLLEGE FOURTH AND LOUISVILLE FIFTH…..
THEN COMES WAKE FOREST  AND SYRACUSE…..

WHILE IN THE COSTAL DIVISION…..
MIAMI IS ON TOP….WITH VIRGINIA SECOND…..GEORGIA TECH THIRD…..DUKE FOURTH….AND PITT IS FIFTH…..
THEN COMES NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA……







SPORTS
07/24/18

JOCKEY  VICTOR  ESPINOZA…..WHO GUIDED AMERICAN PHAROAH TO THE TRIPLE CROWN IN TWENTY-15……WAS INJURED
SUNDAY WHEN THE HORSE HE WAS RIDING AT DEL MAR RACETRACK IN CALIFORNIA COLLAPSED DURING TRAINING…..AND
DIED FROM AN APPARENT HEART ATTACK…..

THE 46 YEAR OLD ESPINOZA SUFFERED A FRACTURED VERTEBRA IN HIS NECK  AND A  “STINGER” TO HIS LEFT SHOUOLDER
AND ARM…..BUT IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY……







KENTUCKY INCOME
07/23/18

A NEW REPORT FROM THE…..ECONOMIC POLICY INSTITUTE…..SHOWS THE AVERAGE INCOME OF THE TOP ONE PERCENT OF
KENTUCKIANS  IS MORE THAN 18-POINT-FOUR  TIMES GREATER  THAN THE AVERAGE  INCOME OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S
RESIDENTS…..

INCOME FOR THE WEALTHEST ONE-PERCENT OF EARNERS IN KENTUCKY  WAS MORE THAN  719-THOUSAND-12  DOLLARS  IN
TWENTY-15…..COMPARED  TO AN AVERAGE INCOME OF ALMOST  39-THOUSAND-900  DOLLARS FOR ALL OTHER
KENTUCKIANS……

FROM TWO-THOUSAND-NINE TO TWENTY-15…..THE TOP ONE PERCENT INCOME GREW  23-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..WHILE
EVERONE  ELSE’S INCOME GREW ONLY SEVEN-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..

MCCRACKEN COUNTY HAS   THE HIGHEST TOP TO BOTTOM RATIO   WITH THE WEALTHIEST ONE PERCENT EARNING  ONE-POINT-
FIVE MILLON DOLLARS ON AVERAGE….. AND EVERYONE ELSE MAKING  39-THOUSAND-357 DOLLARS…….



DAY OF CARING
07/23/18

ACTIVITIES FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL….UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY “DAY OF CARING”…..IN ALLEN COUNTY BEGIN THIS
AFTERNOON……

“FEEDING FAITH” SOUP KITCHEN WILL BE OPEN FROM FIVE TO SIX THIS AFTERNOON AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH….AND
REGISTRATIONS FOR THE DOLLY PARTON IMAGINATION LIBRARY WILL ALSO BE TAKEN…….



TORNADOS CONFIRMED
07/23/18

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  HAS  CONFIRMED  TWO TORNADOES DURING SEVERE WEATHER  THAT HIT THE
COMMONWEALTH  FRIDAY……

AND  “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO STRUCK  HART COUNTY…..AND AN  “E-F-ZERO” TORNADO HIT  METCALFE COUNTY…..

IN ADDTTION TO STRONG WINDS…..THERE WERE MULTIPLE REPORTS OF HAIL….. RANGING FROM THE SIZE OF QUARTERS IN
LOUISVILLE TO THE SIZE OF SOFTBALLS IN TOMPKINSVILLE……



PEDESTRAIN FATAL
07/23/18

FRIDAY AFTERNOON THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  RESPONDED TO THE EIGHT-THOUSAND BLOCK OF NEW
BOWLING GREEN ROAD…..TO A VEHICLE VERSES PEDESTRIAN  ACCIEENT…..

54 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY DICK OF COLUMBIA  SAID HE SAW SOMEONE STANDING ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD ..AT A MAIL BOX…..AND
AS HE GOT CLOSER….THEY  STARTED ACROSS THE ROAD…..DICK BLEW HIS HORN AND MOVED PARTIALLY OFF THE ROADWAY
TO AVOID THE INDIVIDUAL…..BUT THEY CONTINUED ACROSS THE ROAD STRIKING THE DRIVERS SIDE OF THE TRUCK……

DICK WASN’T INJURED…..AND 73 YEAR OLD BARBARA GOODALL OF SMITHS GROVE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE BY
THE  BARREN COUNTY CORONORS OFFICE…..



SPORTS
07223/18

DEFENDING NATIONAL CHAMPION….ALABAMA….HAS BEEN PICKED TO WIN THE S-E-C FOOTBALL LCHAMPIONSHIP THIS
SEASON….RECEVING 193 VOTES AT THE S-E-C MEDIA DAYS…..

IN THE  EASTERN DIVISION……
KENTUCKY RECEIVED ONE FIRST PLACE VOTE AND WAS CHOSEN TO FINISH FIFTH…..
GEORGIA HOLDS DOWN THE TOP SPOT…..WITH SOUTH CAROLINA SECOND….. AND FLORIDA IS THIRD…...FOLLOWED BY
MISSOURI……KENTUCKY….TENNESSEE….AND VANDERBILT….

THE S-E-C WAST FINDS ALABAMA FIRST  WITH AUBURN SECOND…..THEN COMES MISSISSIPPI STATE…..TEXAS  “A AND M”…..           
L-S-U…..OLE  MISS…..AND ARKANSAS……






KY UNEMPLOYMENT UP
07/20/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR  STATISTICS……THE COMMONWEALTH’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  ROSE SLIGHTLY  
FROM FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN MAY….TO FOUR-POINT-TWO  PERCENT IN JUNE…..

THE JUNE JOBLESS RATE….HOWEVER…… WAS DOWN    NINE-TENTHS OF A PERCENT FROM THE FIVE-POINT-ONE  PECENT
THAT WAS RECORDED  IN JUNE OF LAST  YEAR…..

AFTER FALLING TO A LOW  OF FOUR-PERCENT  IN MARCH AND APRIL….KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT INCREASED IN BOTH MAY
AND JUNE AS MORE PEOPLE ENTERED THE WORKFORCE  AND LOOKING FOR WORK…..RATHER THAN A DECLINE IN THE
NUMBER OF PEOPLE EMPLOYED……

NATIONWIDE……THE JOBLESS RATE IN JUNE  ROSE  TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENT…..FROM THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN
MAY TO FOUR-PERCENT IN JUNE……



BENEFITS RESTORED
07/20/18

THE COMMONWEALTH IS BEGINNING THE PROCESS TO REINSTATE DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE  FOR SOME 500-THOUSAND
MEDICAID D BENEFICIARIES….

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION HAD CUT  THE VISION AND DENTAL BENEFITS….AS-WELL-AS NON-EMERGENCY  TRANSPORTATION
SERVICES  JULY FIRST…..AFTER A FEDERAL JUDGE IN WASHINGTON STRUCK DOWN THE COMMONWEALTH’S PLAN TO REQUIRE
SOME MEDICAID RECIPIENT TO WORK OR VOLUNTEER IN ORDER TO CONTINUE RECEIVING BENEFITS…..

THE ADMINISTRATION HAD HOPED FOR A QUICK REAPPROVAL  OF THE PROGRAM TO BEGIN AUGUST FIRST….HOWEVER…..THAT’
S NOT GOING TO HAPPEN….SO THE BENEFITS ARE BEING RESTORED TO AVOID A PROLONGED GAP…..

A SYSTEM IS ALSO BEING PUT IN PLACE THAT WILL ALLOW PAYMENT OF CLAIMS INCURRED BY ANY ELIGIBLE MEDICAID
BENEFICIARY  FOR DENTAL…..VISION….AND NONEMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INCURRED DURING JULY……



HEPATITIS OUTBREAK
07/20/18

KENTUCKY’S CURRENT….HEPATITIS “A” OUTBREAK…..IS NOW THE  LARGEST IN THE NATION  WITH ONE-THOUSAND-94 CASES….
SPREAD OVER  65 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S 120 COUNTIES….THAT HAS RESULTED IN  EIGHT DEATHS…..

HEALTH OFFICIAL  STRESS THE VIRUS IN THIS OUTBREAK IS PASSED….. PERSON-TO PERSON…..AND REMAINS CENTERED
PRIMARILY AMOUNG THOSE WHO USE ILLEGAL DRUGS AND THE HOMELESS…..HOWEVER….ABOUT 10-PERCENT OF THE CASES
DO NOT FALL INTO EITHER OF THOSE GROUPS…..

RESIDENT   IN ANY OF THE AFFECTED COUNTIES ARE URGED TO GET  IMMUNIZED….. THE ALSO  RERMIND EVERYONE TO
PRACTICE GOOD HAND HYGIENE….. PARTICULARLY  AFTER USING THE RESTROOM AND BEFORE EATING OR PREPARING
FOOD……



DEPP APPOINTED COMMISSIONER
07/20/18

A GLASGOW NATIVE HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS THE COMMISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKPLACE STANDARDS…..…..

DWAYNE DEPP…..IS AN 18-YEAR VETERAN OF THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE….HE RETIRED IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE  AND
AFTER THAT….HE  SERVED ON THE KENTUCKY PAROLE BOARD  .AND  WAS MOST RECENTLY ACTING DIRECTOR OF
ENFORCEMENT AT THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL……

THE DEPARTMENT OF  WORKPLACE STANDARDS ENFORCES KENTUCKY’S OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH LAWS…..WAGE
AND HOUR LAWS….AND CHILD LABOR LAWS…..



SALAZAR
07/20/18

88 YEAR OLD JUANITA SALAZAR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT MAGNOLIA VILLAGE IN BOWLING
GREEN……FUNERAL SERVCICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME….AND VISITATION WILL BE
AFTER 12-30 SUNDAY AF THE FUNERAL  HOME….
THE BODY WILL THEN BE TAKE TO SPOKANE-WASHINGTON FOR SERVICES AND BURIAL…….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY  
MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATION TO ST. JUDE CHILDREN’ HOSPITAL……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; TERESA AND RALPH TOWNSEND OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO SONS AND
DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; KENNETH AND RUTH LITTLE AND ALAN AND JANET LITLE ALL OF ARIZONA……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-
LAW; LARRY AND HEATHER POTTER OF OREGON….AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW LUCRETIA AND JOHN CARLSON OF
IDAHO…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND 14 GREAT-GRANDCHIDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/20/18

FINANCING TERMS ARE NOW IN PLACE  SO CONSTRUCTION CAN BEGIN ON A NEW  11-THOUSAND-300  SEAT STADIUM FOR THE
LOUISVLLE CITY F-C SOCCER TEAM…..

FIFTH-THIRD BANK WILL EAD THE SYNDICATION OF THE 55-MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY….WITH NO PUBLIC MONEY INVOLVED IN
THE CONSTRUCTION……

WORK ON THE DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN NEXT MONTH WITH A TARGETED OPENING DATE IN MARCH  20-20…….







COMER ASSIGNMENT
07/19/18

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER HAS BEEN CHOSEN TO SERVE ON THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ASSIGNED TO
NEGOTIATE  THE FINAL VERSION OF THE NEW FARM BILL….

THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT IS A PLUM ROLE FOR COMER….WHO IS STILL IN IS FIRST FULL TERM  IN THE
HOUSE…..

THE COMMITEEE WILL WORK OUT DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE HOUSE AND SENATE VERSION OF THE FARM BILL…..
AND COMER SAYS HE’LL ALSO BE A BIG ADVOCATE FOR INCLUDING LANGUAGE IN THE FARM BILL TO LEGALIZE HEMP……THE
COMMONWEALTH HAS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF HEMP’S COMEBACK……AND COMER HAS BEEN A BIG ADVOCATE SINCE HE
WAS KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER……



STATE POLICE CRUISER
07/19/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE IS ASKING FOR YOUR HELP AS  THEY ARE COMPETING WITH OTHER  STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCIES  AROUND THE COUNTRY….FOR THE  “TWENTY-19 BEST LOOKING CRUISER CONTEST”……

THE  “AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF STATE TROOPERS” IS HAVING IS TWENTY-19 BEST LOKING CRUSIER CONTEST…..AND THE
WINNING PHOTO   WILL BE FEATURED ON THE COVER AND PREMIER JANUARY POSITION ON THE ASSOCIATION’S TWENTY-19
WALL CALENDAR……

K-S-P’s  ENTRY FEATURES ONE OF ITS NEWEST  DODGE CHARGER CRUISERS IN FRONT OF THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING…..

TO VOTE VISIT THE   “A-A-S-T”  FACEBOOK PAGE AT……FACEBOOK-DOT-COM-FORWARD SLASH-P-G-FORWARD SLASH-STATE
TROOPERS-FORWARD SLASH-PHOTOS….VOTING IS OPER UNTIL FOUR ON JULY 25TH….
AND THE COMPETITION IS TOUGH AS LAST YEAR’S WINNER COLLECTED                    25-THOUSAND-242 VOTES…..



FAYETTE TAX INCREASE
07/19/18

THE FAYETTE COUNTY  BOARD OF EDUCATION HAS APPROVED A TAX INCREASE IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE SECURITY
UPGRADES AT SCHOOLS….

THE TAX IS PROJECTD TO FUND 13-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS  SCHOOL SECURITY UPGRADES……AS PROPERTY OWNERS  
WILL PAY AN ADDITIONAL  FIVE-CENTS PER 100-DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY VALUE…….

THE 10-POINT PLAN INCLUDES PLACING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AT  EVERY SCHOOL…..HIRING MORE MENTAL HEALTH
WORKERS…...AND  FACILITY ENHANCEMES TO PROVIDE MORE SECURITY…..INCLUDING ADDING METAL DETECTORS IN EVERY
MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL……



BARREN DROWNING
07/19/18

THE INVESTIGATION INTO A DROWNING AT BARREN RIVER LAKE CONTINUES….

FISH AND WILD LIFE OFFICERS RESPONED  TO  A NINE-ONE-ONE CALL MONDAY… AND FOUND THE BODY OF 50 YEAR OLD
ANGELA DUNAGAN NEAR THE NARROWS MARINA…..

REPORTEDLY…..DUNAGAN WAS ON THE LAKE  WITH ANOTHER PERSON  WHEN THE INCIDENT OCCURRED……



SPORTS
07/19/18

THE  BIGGEST NAMES ON THE  P-G-A TOUR  WILL BE PLAYING IN THE BRITISH OPEN THIS WEEK-END….WHEN A NON-MAJOR
TOUR EVENT TEES  OFF IN NICHOLASVILLE TODAY…..

THE BARBASOL CHAMPIONSHIP IS BEING PLAYED  AT THE KEENTRACE GOLF CLUB…. LOCATED JUST SOUTH OF LECINGTON…..

AND  BRITTANY LINCICOME WILL  BECOME ONLY THE FIFTH WOMAN IN HISTORY TO PLAY IN A  P-G-A TOUR EVENT….
LINCICOME….ONE OF THE LONGEST HITTERS IN WOMEN’S GOLF…. IS AN EIGHT TIME WINNER ON THE L-P-G-A TOUR….WHICH
INCLUDES TWO MAJOR TITLES…..







FRANKLIN PIG FARM
07/18/18

THE  U-S BRANCH OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST  MEAT PRODUCER…..J-B-S-U-S-A….HAS SUSPENDED SHIPMENTS FROM A  
SIMPSON COUNTY PIG FARM  AFTER UNDERCOVER VIDEO SHOWED WORKERS HITTING…..KICKING…..AND THROWING PIGS…..

THE COLORAD-BASED  COMPANY  SAID IT MADE THE DECISION  BASED ON AN INITIAL REVIEW OF THE  “MERCY FOR ANIMALS
VIDEO”  TAKE AT A TOSH FARMS SITE…..AND THEY WILL INVESTIGATE THE ALLEGATONS….MERCY FOR ANINALS CHOSE THE
FARM AT RANDOM…..

TENNESSEE-BASED TOSH  FARMS  SAID SEVERAL  ACTIONS SHOWN IN THE VIDEO VIOLATE ITS POLICY  AND IT WILL RE-TRAIN ITS
STAFF IMMEDIATELY…..THEY ALSO SAID  A VETERINARIAN  FOUND NO PROBLEMS AT THE FARM YESTERDAY……



TROOPERS HONORED
07/18/18

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS ANNOUNCED ITS TROOPER AND DETECTIVE OF THE YEAR….

TROOPER DANIEL PRIDDY IS THE TROOPER OF THE YEAR…..AN EDMONSON COUNTY NATIVE….PRIDDY IS A 14-YEAR VETERAN
WITH STATE POLCIE AND HAS SERVED AT POST THREE FOR THREE YEARS….

AND DETECTIVE  JOE GREGORY  IS THE DETECTIVE OF THE YEAR…..A LOGAN COUNTY NATÏVE….GREGORY  IS A 13-VETERAN  
WITH STATE  POLICE AND HAS BEEN ASSIGNED TO THE BOWLING GREEN POST   FOR A YEAR-AND-A-HALF…..



SPORTS
07/18/18

IT WAS A SLUG FEST AT LAST NIGHT’S ALL-STAR GAME…..AS A TOTAL OF 10 HOME RUNS WERE HIT……AND THE AMERICAN
LEAGUE  OUTLASTED THE NATIONAL LEAGUE  EIGHT TO SIX IN 10 INNINGS…..

THE WIN WAS THE SIXTH IN A ROW  FOR THE AMERICAN LEAGUE….AND THE 18TH WIN IN THE LAST 22 ALL-STAR GAMES…..

AND THE ASTROS  ALEX  BREGMAN WAS NAMED  M-V-P…….


THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSION HAS APPROVED THE SALE OF ELLIS PARK  IN HENDERSON….TO SARATOGA
CASINO AND HOSPITALITY GROUP….WHICH PURCHASED  A 30-PERCENT STAKE IN THE HENDERSON TRACK  IN TWENTY-12….

THE TRACK’S PRIMARY OWNER…….RON GEARY…..PURCHASED ELLIS PARK FROM CHURCHILL DOWNS INCORPORATED IN TWO-
THOUSAND-SIX……







CHAMBER INITIATIVE
07/17/17

BY SEPTEMBER…..THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PLANS TO COMPLETE SET-UP  OF A STATEWIDE INITIATIVE THAT
TAKES AIM AT A  PROBLEM EXPERIENCED BY EMPLOYEERS ACROSS THE ECONOMIC SPECTRUM…….FILLING OPEN JOBS AND
RETAINING EMPLOYEES……

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ONE OF THREE  STATES CHOSEN BY THE  U-S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION  AND W-K
KELLOGG FOUNDATION TO CREATE SO-CALLED……TALENT PIPELINE MANAGEMENT ACADEMIES WHICH ARE AIMED AT
RESHAPING  EDUCATON AROUND CAREERS AND JOBS BASED ON WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED……

AS PART OF THE INITIATIVE……THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER’S WORKFORCE CENTER WILL CREATE AT LEAST 20 FIELD-SPECIFIC
ADADEMIES OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS…..

IN ADDITION TO KENTUCKY…..THE OTHER  TWO STATES CHOSEN ARE MICHIGAN  AND TENNESSEE……



CAPITOL OFFICES DAMAGED
07/17/18

SOME OFFICES IN THE KENTUCKY STATE CAPITOL SUFFERED WATER DAMAGE OVER THE WEEK-END…..DUE TO A
MALFUNCTIONING  DRINKING FOUNTAIN ON THE THIRD FLOOD…..

THE PROBLEM WAS DISCOVERED  SUNDAY NIGHT BY A SECUTIRY OFFICIER WHO NOTICED THE SPIGOT STUCK IN THE ON
POSITION……HE TURNED IT OFF AND CONTACTED THE DEPARTMENT FOR FACILITIES AND SUPPORT SERVICES….

THER WAS A SMALL AMOUNT OF PUDDLING…..BUT NOTING TO INDICATE WATER DAMAGE BELOW…..ABD THE FULL EXTENT OF
THE DAMAGE WASN’T NOTICED  UNTIL FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR OFFICES WERE OPENED YESERDAY……

INITIAL  ASSESSMENTS INDICATE SOME  WOOD PANELING….CARPET….CEILING TILE…..AND LIGHT FIXTURES WILL NEED TO BE
REPAIRED…..



GUILTY PLEA
07/17/18

A HART COUNTY MAN HAS PLEAD  GUILTY IN FEDERAL  COURT TO PLACING GLASSS SHARDS INTO SHIPMENTS OF STYROFOAM
CUPS SENT TO FAST-FOOD RESTAURANTS……

44 YEAR OLD WAYLON HORTON OF MUNFORDVILLE….WAS ARRESTED IN TWENTY-16 AND CHARGED WITH TAMPERING WITH
CONSUMER PRODUCTS  AFTER DART CORPORATION CONTACTED AUTHORITIES ABOUT POSSIBLE PRODUCT TAMPERING…..
INVOLVING HORTON….. WHILE  HE WAS EMPLOYED BY THE DART PLANT IN HORSE CAVE…..

THE GLASS PIECES WERE  FOUND IN THREE DIFFERENT RESTAURANTS IN OHIO….. INDIANA……AND KENTUCKY……



ARREST
07/17/18

FRIDAY……STATE POLICE FROM THE COLUMBIA POST WENT TO A RESIDENCE  ON BILLY SPARKS ROAD IN METCALFE COUNTY….
IN AN ATTEMPT TO EXECUTE AN ARREST WARRANT…..

CONSENT TO EARTH THE RESIDENCE WAS GIVEN……WHICH RESULTED IN A MARIJUANA GRINDED,  SMALL  PLASTIC BAGS
CONTAINING A CRYSTAL LIKE SUBSTANCE AND OTHER DRUG PARAPHERNALIA WERE LOCATED…..

19 YEAR OLD NCHOLAS WILLIAMS OF EDMONTON WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……



PETTY
07/17/18

77 YEAR OLD BILLY PETTY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED JULY 11TH AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..MEMORIAL
SERVIVCES WILL  BE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE LAURA TURNER CHAPEL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH
BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SUNDAY AT THE CHAPEL…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER-IN-LAW; JUDY PETTY OF INDIANA….THREE NEPHEWS, FIVE NIECES AND SEVERAL GREAT-NIECES
AND GREAT-NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
07/17/18

THE 89TH ALL-STAR GAME WILL BE PLAYED TONIGHT AT NATIONALS PARK IN WASHINGTON  D-C….

THE NATIONAL LEAGUE AND AMERICAN LEAGUE HAVE EACH WON 43 GAMES…WITH TWO GAMES ENDING IN A TIE…….


THE LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAM WILL PLAY 16….REGUALR SEASON…. CONFERENCE GAMES  DURING THE TWENTY-18-19
SEASON….

UNDER FIRST YEAR COACH GREG COLLINS…..THE TWO-TIME DEFENDING  C-U-S-A TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS…..WILL BEGIN
LEAGU PLAY IN DIDDLE ARREAN ON JANUARY  THRID….AND WILL HOST MIDDLE TENNESSE MARCH SEVENTH IN THE REGUALR
SEASON FINALE…….

THE 20-19   CONFERENCE  U-S-A  TOURNAMENT WILL ONCE AGAIN BE HELD AT THE FORD CENTER…..IN FRISCO-TEXAS…..
MARCH 13TH  THRU THE 16TH……







WHEAT
7/15/18

92 YEAR OLD ARNOLD WHEAT OF SCOTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE… FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT 2 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HICKORY HILL CEMETERY…
VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (MON) MORNING AT 11 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY 1 SON, TERRY GRAVES OF LONDON… 2 SISTES AND BROTHERS IN LAW… JEAN AND JAMES WHITNEY… AND
ARDIS AND CARL SUMMERS ALL OF FLORDIA… 1 GRANDSON AND SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…


GRAHAM
07/14/18

66 YEAR OLD BONNIE BEE GRAHAM OF TENNESSEE DIED YESTERDAY (FRI) AT THE MERCY HOME IN TENNESSEE… FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION METHODIST
CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT 12 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER MOTHER… IRENE GRAHAM OF TENNESSEE… 3 BROTHERS… BRADLEY GRAHAM OF NORTH
CAROLINA… ANDREW GRAHAM AND WAYNE GRAHAM BOTH OF TENNESSEE…. 4 SISTERS… AUDREY JORDAN OF TEXAS…. APRIL
BARNES… ARLEEN THOMPSON BOTH OF NORTH CAROLINA… AND VALERIE HANNETT OF SCOTTSVILLE… SEVERAL NIECES AND
NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE….



NEW LAWS
07/13/18

MOST OF THE LAWS APPROVED DURING THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S TWENTY-18 SESSION WILL GO INTO EFFECT
TOMORROW….

AMONG OTHER THINGS…..THAT MEANS DRIVERS WILL BE REQUIRED  TO LEAVE AT LEAST  THREE-FEET OF SPACE BETWEEN
THEIR VEHICLE AND  CYCLISTS  THEY PASS……CHILDREN UUNDER THE  AGE OF 17 WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO GET MARRIED…..
PENALITIES WILL GET TOUGHER FOR THOSE WHO POST SEXUALLY EXPLICIT IMAGES ONLINE WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE
PERSON DEPICTED….AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO PASS A FINANCIAL LITERACY COURSE BEFOR
GRADUATING……

THE  KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION SPECIFIES THAT NEW LAWS TAKE EFFECT 90-DAYS  AFTER THE ADJOURNMENT OF THE
LEGISLATURE  UNLESS  THEY HAVE A SPECIAL EFFECTIVE DATE…….ARE GENERAL APPROPRIATONS MEASURES……OR
INCLUDE AN EMERGENCY  CLAUSE THAT MAKES THEM EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON BECOMING LAW……



ARREST-METCALFE
07/13/18

TROOPERS FROM THE COLUMBIA POST OF THE STATE POLICE AND METCALFE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SERVED A
SEARCH WARRANT AT A RESIDENCE 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SUMMER SHADE… WHERE THE LOCATED MARIJUANA….. METH….
DIGITAL SCALES…..AND AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF CASH…..

32 YEAR OLD CHRISTY JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE AND 49 YEAR OLD BRYAN MCCUE AND 43 YEAR OLD THOMAS STONE BOTH OF
SUMMER SHADE  WERE CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED
SUBSANCE, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……

JONES WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH HINDERING PROSECUTION OR  APPREHENSION…….



SPORTS
07/13/18

TRYOUTS AND PRACTICE FOR STUDENT/ATHLETES INTERESTED IN RUNNING CROSS COUNTY FOR ALLEN/COUNTY
SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL  WILL START MONDAY….

STUDENTS FROM THE SEVENTH THRU  12TH GRADES MAY TRY OUT FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL TEAM…..AND ACCORDING TO
COACH  PAUL SPERAS  TRYOUTS  WILL BEGIN AT SIX MONDAY MORNING……RUNNERS SHOULD MEET IN FRONT OF THE CAREET
AND TECHNICAL CENTER…...AND TRYOUTS WILL LAST ABOUT 90-MINUTES  EACH MORNING….

PROSPECTIVE  RUNNERS MUST COMPLETE A   K-H-S-DOUBLE-A   PHYSICAL  FORM AND HAVE IT ON FILE TO PARTICIPATE……



THE NASCAR TRIPLE-HEADER WEEK-END CONTINUES AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY TONIGHT WITH THE XFINITY SERIES….
ALSCO 300……

AND TWO BOWLING GREEN RESIDENTS WILL PLAY AN IMPORTANT PART IN THE RACE…..
AS LARRY BAILERY…..CHARIMAN OF THE BOWLING GREEN AREA CONVENTION AND   VISITORS  BUREAU….HAS BEEN SELECTED
GRAND MARSHALL……
AND ROB BARNETT…..MANAGER OF THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN  COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT….WILL SERVE AS THE RACE’S
HONORARY STARTER……







WESTERN ROTC
07/12/18

THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP WITH ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE…..WESTERN KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY
IS BRINGING   THEIR  R-O-T-C  PROGRAM TO THE HARDIN COUNTY AREA…..

BEGINNING THE FALL…..ANY  E-C-T-C  OR  WESTERN  STUDENT CAN REGISTER  FOR  MILITARY ONE-ZERO-ONE…..WHICH IS AN
INTRODUCTORY COURSE THAT TEACHES MOUNTAINEERING OPERATIONS AND LEADERSHIP……
THE COURSE…..WHICH WILL MEET EACH FRIDAY FROM NINE TO 11……IS OPEN TO ANY MAJOR AND HIS MO REGISTRATION
RESTRICTIONS…..

ACCORDING TO  WESTERN  .R-O-T-C  RECRUITING OPERATIONS OFFICER….. BRANDON SMITH……THE COURSE CAN  OPEN UP
100-PERCENT TUITION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS WHO PLAN TO ADVANCE IN THE PROGRAM AT WESTERN’
S MAIN CAMPUS IN BOWLING GREEN……



SCHNATTER STEPS DOWN
07/12/18

PAPA JOHN’S FOUNDER JOHNN SCHNATTER  HAS RESIGNED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE COMPANY….AND HIS STEPPED DOWN FROM
THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BOARD OF TRUSTEES…..AFTER USING A RACIAL  SLUR  DURING  A CONFERNENC CALL….

REPORTEDLY SCHNATTER  MADE THE COMMENT DURING A CONFERENCE CALL WHEN HE DISCRIBED THE PUBLIC SCRUTINY
HE RECEIVED FOLLOWING HIS STATEMENT ON   N-F-L NATIONAL ANTHEM PROTESTS HURTING HIS SALES…..AND HE BROUGHT
UP HOW HE WOULD  DISTANCE HIMSELF FROM RACIST ONLINE GROUPS…….



BESHEAR DONATIONS
07/12/18

NOW THAT ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR…..HE IS FACING INCREASED SCRUTINY OVER HIS
TWENTY-15 CAMPAIGN  FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL…..WHICH RECEIVED DONATIONS FROM TIM LONGMYER…..HIS FORMER
CHEIEF DEPUTY  WHO IS  IN FEDERAL PRISION FOR ACCEPTING BRIBES AND KICKBACKS AND FUNNELING SOME OF THAT
MONETY TO DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATETS……

BESHEAR HAS  SAID HE WOULD DONATE ALL OF THOSE FUNDS TO CHARITY….BUT HASN’T DONE TO YET…..SAYING HE IS
WAITING FOR STATE CAMPAIGN FINANCE OFFICIALS TO COMPLETE AN AUDIT OF HIS TWENTY-15 CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT……



BOUCHER MOTION
07/12/18

THE ATTORNEY FOR THE MAN WHO TACKLED SENATOR  RAND PAUL AT THIS HOME LAST NOVEMBER…..WHILE HE WAS DOING
YARD WORK….HAS FILED A MOTION ARGUING THE GOVERNMENT HAS NO LEGAL RIGHT TO APPEAL HIS CLIENT’S 30-DAY
SENTENCE….

IN THE MOTION…..RENE BOUCHER’S ATTORNEY ARGUES THE FEDERAL GOVEERNMENT WAIVED ITS RIGHT TO APPEAL…..AND
AGREED THAT ANY SENTENCE IMPOSED BY THE JUDGE WOULD BE APPROPRIATE……

PROSECUTORS HAD SOUGHT A   21-MONTH SENTENCE FOR BOUCHER…...WHO PLEADED GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF
CONGRESS……



SPORTS
07/12/18

AN ORIENTATON MEETING  FOR ANY STUDENT/ATHLETE FROM THE  JAMES E. BAZZELL  MIDDLE SCHOOL AND ALLEN
COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCOLL….. INTERESTED IN PLAYING FOR THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM…...WILL BE HELD TONIGHT AT
SEVEN AT THE SCOTTSVILLE COUNTY CLUB…..

ACCORDING TO COACH  SCOTT STAMPER…...EACH PERSPECTIVE  GOLFER MUST HAVE A LEAST ONE PARENT OR GUARTDIAN  
AT THE MEETING…..

PATROT GOLF TEAM TRYOUTS WILL BEGIN MONDAY MORNING AT SEVEN…..AND THE TEAM WILL OPEN THE SEASON  JULY
27TH……







CAREMARK FINED
07/11/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE  HAS  ISSUED A ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLAR CIVIL PENALITY AGAINST
PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGER…. CAREMARK  P–C-S…..FOR VIOLATIONS RELATED TO REIMBURSEMENTS TO PHARMACISTS…..
AND THE AGENCY ALSO PLACED THEIR LICENSE ON PROBATION FOR A YEAR……

AN ORDER FROM THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT CITES  454 VIOLATIONS RELATED TO REIMBURSEMENT CLAIM DENIALS THAT
WERE ISSUED TO KENTUCKY PHARMACISTS……AND 38 MORE VIOLATIONS WHERE CAREMARK PROVIDED  “INACCURATE OR
INCONSISTENT”  INFORMATION……

CAREMARK  P-S-C HEALTH…..IS ONE OF TWO    C-V-S CAREMARK SUBSIDIARIES LICENSED TO OPERATE AS A PHARMACY
BENEFIT MANAGER IN THE COMMONWEALTH……



POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN
07/11/18

THE  “POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN”  RALLIED IN FRANKFORT AGAIN YESTERDAY…. WHICH WAS THE FIRST DEMONSTRATION
SINCE A JUDGE RULED THAT CAPITOL POLICE  BROKE THE LAW BY DENYING THE PROTESTORS  ENTRY TO THE STATEHOUSE….
WHEN ONLY TWO PROTESTEER AT A TIME WERE PERMITTED INSIDE THE CAPTIAL…..
BUT YESTERDAY THE WHOLE GROUP WAS ALLOWED IN AND THEY WENT STRAIGHT TO GOVERNOR MATT BEVINS OFFICE  TO
OPPOESE CUTS IN DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE FOR NEARLY 500-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS ON MEDICAID…..

HOWEVER…..THEY WERE MET BY TWO STATE TROOPERS  WHO INFORMED THEM THE GOVERNOR WAS ONLY TAKING
APPOINTMENTS  AND THEY LEFT TOOTHBROCHES AT THE OFFICE AS A SYMBOLIC PROTEST OF THE CUTS……

THE GROUP ALSO WENT TO THE CAPITOL ANNEX TO LEAVE MESSAGES WITH REPRESENTATIVES WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT IN
SESSION……



ACCIDENT-HART
07/11/18

STATE POLICE INVESTIGARWS  AN ACCIDENT ON  I-65 YESTERDAY MORNING…. NEAR THE 71 MILER MARKER….THAT INJURED
TWO PERSONS….

TROOPERS SAY A VEHICLE DRIVEN BY 22 YEAR OLD TAYLOR BOILING OF ARKANSAS STRUCK A  TWENTY-12  NISSAN OPERATED
BY 60 YEAR OLD NITA MILLER OF ELIZABETHTOWN IN THE REAR…..
MILLERS’S   CAR  CROSSED  MULTIPLE LANES OF TRAFFIC….HIT A CONCRETE BARRIER WALL…..THEN CROSSED  BACK OVER
THE ROADWAY AND CAME TO  REST AGAINST AN EARTH EMBANKMENT…...BOILING’S  VEHICLE STRUCK AN EARTH EMBANKMENT
WHICH CAUSED IT TO OVERTURN MULTIPLE TIMES BEFORE COMING TO REST AGAINST A TREE…..

BOILING WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL…..AND MILLER WAS TRANSPORTED BY E-M-S TO HARDIN
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL……



FARM BUREAU OFFICE CLOSED
07/11/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW MORNING SO THE STAFF CAN ATTEND A MEETING….

THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ONE…..AND FOR EMERGENCY SERVICE CALL  TWO-THREE-SEVEN-
ZERO-ONE-NINE-THREE…..



SPORTS
07/11/18

A GROUP OF FORMER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL PLAYERS  ARE PLANNING TO SUE THE  N-C-A-A  OVER ITS
DECISION TO VACATE 123 WINS…. STEMMINNG FROM THE SCHOOLS’S ESCORT SCANDAL……..

LUKE HANCOCK TOLD A LOUISVILLE RADIO STATION THAT THE PLAYERS ARE…..FED UP….WITH THE N-C-A-A’s  DECISION WHICH
ALSO RESULTED IN THE VACATION OF THE TEAM’S   20-13 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP……

LOUISVILLE MUST ALSO  RETURN 600-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CONFERENCE REVENUE  FROM THE TWENTY-12 THRU TWENTY-
15   N-C-A-A TOURNAMENTS……







CITY COUNCIL
07/10/18

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT  AND DISCUSSED A PROPOSAL FOR THE CITY TO SIGN A CONTRACT TO HIRE A
BUILDING INSPECTOR…..CARLY FUDGE, WHO IS  LEVEL ONE ISNPECTOR,  CURRENTLY SERVES IN THAT CAPACITY  WITH NO
CONTRA CT AND THE PLANNING COMMISSION PROPOSED HIRING JOSEPH PERRY AS BUILDING INSPECTOR…..HE IS A LEVEL
TWO INSPECTOR WHICH MEANS HE CAN DO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL INSPECTIONS….
THE PLANNING COMMISSION TOLD THE COUNCIL THEY DO NOT RECEIVE THE PAPER WORK THEY NEED  AND THE
COMPENSATION RATE HAS CHANGED FROM A 70-30 SPLIT TO  10-90….APPARENTLY FUDGE SIGNED A CONTRACT WITH THE
COUNTY FOR  THE 10-90 RATE AND THAT HAS CARRIED OVER TO THE CITY…..
COUNCIL MEMBERS MICHAEL MCGUIRE AND DR. MARK HUNTSMAN SAID THEY HAD RECEIVED CALLS  FROM CONTRACTORS
ASKING THAT FUDGE REMAIN BUILDING INSPECTOR….
ANY ACTION WAS TABLED UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING TO GATHER MORE INFORMATION AND TALK WITH FUDGE ABOUT GETTING
NECESSARY PAPERWORK TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING OFFICE AND RETURNING THE CONPENSATION SPLIT TO 70-30……
THE COUNCIL ALSO APPOINTED DIANA WHEAT  AND DELORES RICE TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION…..



BEVIN REACTION
07/10/18

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HE IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR IN TWENTY-
19……AND IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG FOR CURRENT GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN, WHO HAS NOT SAID IF HE IS RUNNING FOR RE-
ELECTION,   TO RESPOND….

BEVIN TWEETED THAT BESHEAR WOULD  OFFER VOTERS FOUR MORE YEARS OF CORRUPTION AND SELF-DEALING……AND HE
INCLUDED  A NEWS ARTICLE ABOUT TOM LONGMYER  WHO IS SERVING A 70-MONTH PRISON SENTENCE FOR A KICK SCHEME
INVOLVING THE COMMONWEALTH’S  EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN…..LONGMYER  SERVED AS PERSONNEL SECRETARY
DURING STEVE BESHER’S GUBERNATORIAL ADMINISTRATION  BEFORE MOVING TO MOVING TO ANDY BESHEAR’S OFFICE WHEN
HE WAS ELECTED ATTORNEY GENERAL……

AUTHORITIES HAVE NEVER ACCUSED THE BESHEARS OF KNOWING ABOUT LONGMEYER’S ILLEGAL ACTINS…..



FATAL-WARREN
07/10/18

A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON I-65…..AT THE SOUTHBOUND  36-MILE MARKER IN WARREN COUNTYYESTERDAY MORNING….
CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A TENNESSEE MAN…..

STATE POLCIE SAY A TWO-THOUSNAD OUTBACK…..DRIVEN BY 83 YEAR OLD JAMES WILLIAMS FROM MCMINNVILLE…..LEFT THE
ROADWAY…..WENT DOWN AN EARTH EMBANKMENT AND STRUCK A TREE…

THE VEHICLE CAUGHT FIRE AFTER STRIKING THE TREE…..AND WILLIAMS DIED AT THE SCENE……



SPORTS
07/10/18

THE U-K FOOTBALL TEAM  KICKS OFF THE SEASON IN LESS THAN TWO MONTHS…. BUT OFFICIALS SAY SEASON TICKET SALES
ARE RUNNING BEHIND LAST YEAR…..

ABOUT 28-THOUSAND SEASON TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD…..WHICH IS DOWN FROM 32-THOUSAND THIS TIME LAST YEAR……

THAT’S A 10-PERCENT DROP FROM A YEAR AGO FOR A TEAM THAT RETURNS 17 STARTERS AND HAS ADVANCED TO TWO
STRAIGHT BOWL GAMES……







BESHEAR TO ANNOUNCE RUN
07/09/18

ACCORDING TO REPORTS…..KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  WILL ANNOUNCE TODAY THAT HE WILL RUN FOR
GOVERNOR IN TWENTY-19….. AND HIS RUNNING MATE WILL BE JACQUELINE COLEMAN…..AN ASSISTANT  HIGH SCHOOL
PRINCIPAL AND POLITICAL RECRUITER…..

BESHEAR WILL BE THE FIRST DEMOCAT TO OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCE HE IS RUNNING AGAINST GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…...WHO
HAS YET TO SAY IF HE WILL RUN FOR RE-ELETION…..

BESHEAR HAS A SERIES OF SPEAKING EVENTS SCHEDULED ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH TODAY AND TOMORROW IN ORDER
TO MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING THE FUTURE OF KENTUCKY……

HIS FIRST STOP  TODAY WILL BE AT THE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSEUM IN LOUISVILLE…...AFTER THAT HE HEADS TO
LEXINGTON…..PIKEVILLE….AND ASHLAND…..
AND TOMORROW  BESHEAR  IS SCHEDULE TO BE  IN  OWENSBORO…..PADUCAH….. AND BOWLING GREEN……



MCCONELL CONFRONTED
07/09/18

SATURDAY IN LOUISVILLE…..SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL WAS CONFRONTED BY A GROUP OF PROTESTERS…..ABOUT THE
TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S IMMIGRATION POLICY…..AS HE WAS LEA VING A RESTAURANT…..

CHANTING….ABOLICE  ICE….THE IMPROMTU PROTEST TOOK PLACE NEAR WHERE HUNDREDS PROTESTED THE GOVERNMENT’
S  NOW-ENDED FAMILY SEPARATION POLICY……

MCCONNELL’S DINING CAMPANION……KENTUCKY POLITICIAN JOHATHAN SHELL…..CHARACTERIZED THE PROTESTING GROUP
AS “SMALL” AND “EXTREMIST”……



HEALTH INSURANCE
07/09/18

SOME KENTUCKY CUSTOMERS WHO GET INSURANCE THROUGH THE FEDERAL HEALTH EXCHANGE….WILL EVEN SOME
COMPETITION AMONG INSURANE PROVIDERS….BECAUSE ANTHEM  IS INCREASING THE NUMBER OF COUNTIES IN WHICH IT IS
OFFERING PLANS……

HEALTH INSURERS HAVE FILED  WITH THE COMMONWEALTH…..THEIR PRELIMINARY RATE REQUESTS FOR  TWENTY-19…..WITH
ANTHEM REQUESTING AN AVERAGE INCREASE OF THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT OVER  13-PLANS…..AND CARESOURE IS
PROPOSING AN AVERAGE  19-POINT-FOUR PERCENT HIKE FOR ITS 12 PLANS……

THE KENTUCKY INSURANCE COMMISSION WILL REVIEW THE REQUESTS AND ARE EXPECTED TO FINALIZE ANY RATE CHANGES
BY LATE AUGUST……WITH OPEN ROLLMENT FOR TWENTY-19 BEGINNING AUGUST FIRST……

THE RATES AFFECT   ABOUT  77-THOUSAND-500  KENTUCKIANS WHO GET INSURANCE THROUGH   THE AFFORDABLE CARE
ACT……



MURDER ARREST
07/09/18

A SCOTTSVILLE MAN IS DEAD AND A GLASOGW MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER FOLLOWING AN INDICENT EARLY
YESTERDAY MORNING ON LICK BRANCH ROAD IN BARREN COUNTY…..

STATE POLICE WERE CALLED AFTER THE BODY OF 40 YEAR OLD KEVIN MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS FOUND LYING ON THE
SIDE OF THE ROADWAY WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND…..

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THERE HAD BEEN AN ALTERCATION BETWEEN  MILLER AND  52 YEAR OLD BOBBY CONATSER OF
GLASGOW…..WHICH CONCLUDED WITH CONATSER FIRING A SHOTGUN…..STRIKING  MILLER IN THE BACK….

CONATSER WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER  AND LODGED IN THE BARREN COUNTY JAIL……



FISHERMEN RESCUED
07/09/18

SATURDAY NIGHT……TWO FISHERMEN WERE RESCUED FROM THE BARREN RIVER IN BOWLING GRWEN WHEN THEIR  BOAT
BECAME CAUGHT IN THE CURRENT AND EVENTUALLY STUCK ON A ROCK UNDER THE  COLLEGE STREET BRIDGE…..

IT TOOK ABOUT AN HOUR TO GET THEM OUT OF THE WATER….. AND NO ONE WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT……



JOHNSON
07/09/18

96 YEAR OLD FLOYD HOWARD JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED THURSDAY AT HOPE HOSPICE IN LEHIGH-FLORIDA…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL
DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ST. JUDE’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; POLLEY SEDAHL OF FLORIDA…..AND A SON; TED JOHNSON OF TENNESSEE…..TWO
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……….



SPORTS
07/09/18

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL…..TOP  WESTERN  KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL RECRUIT CHARLES BASSEY’S  
LEGAL GUARDIAN…..IS ABOUT TO BECOME AN ASSISTANT COACH ON THE TOPPER STAFF AT A SALARY OF 200-THOUSAND-FOUR
DOLLARS……;

THE HIRE…..WHICH  WAS SUBMITTED ON JUNE 28TH…..IS STILL AWAITING APPROVAL FROM THE BOARD OF REGENTS….

THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF  HENNSSY AURIANTAL’S  HIRING ENDS MONTHS OF SPECULATION  THAT HE WOULD BE JOINING
BASSEY IN BOWLING……







SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES
07/06/18

THE TWENTY-18-19 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BEGIN AUGUST NINTH FOR STUDENTS IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOOL DISTRICT…..
AND TO HELP STUDENTS AND PARENTS PREPARE FOR THE RETURN TO THE CLASS ROOM…..EACH SCHOOL WIL HAVE OPEN
HOUSE AND ORIENTATION  EVENTS BEGINNING LATER THIS MONTH…..

THE PRIMARY CENTER WILL HAVE OPEN HOUSE FOR  KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS MONDAY-JULY 30TH BEGINNING AT THREE…..
THE OPEN HOUSE FOR PRESCHOOL….FIRST….SECOND…AND  THIRD GRADE STUDENT WILL BE FROM FOUR TO SIX  ON JULY  
31ST……
THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER WILL HOLD OPEN HOUSE FOR ALL STUDENTS TUESDAY-JULY 31ST FROM FIVE TO SEVEN…..
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HAVE SEVENTH GRADE ORIENTATION AND OPEN HOUSE ON THURSDAY-AUGUST SECOND
BEGINNING AT FIVE…..AND EIGHTH GRADE ORIENTATON AND OPEN HOUSE WILL BE MONDAY-AUGUST SIXTH AT FIVE…..
AND THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HAVE OPEN HOUSE FOR ALL STUDENTS THURSDAY AUGUST SECON FRO FORU TO SIX…..AND
FRESHMAN ORIENTATION  AND PARENT MEETING WILL BE AT FIVE……



NATCHER UPGRADES
07/06/18

THE MODERNIZATON UPGRADES TO TURN THE NATCHER PARKWAY INTO AN INTERSTATE-65  SPUR ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
MONDAY…..AND MAJOR TRAFFIC IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED UNTIL THE END OF THE YEAR….

THE NATCHER PARKWAY WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE IN BOTH DIRECTIONS BETWEEN EXIT-SIX….NASHVILLE ROAD  AND EXIT
SEVEN….RUSSELLVILLE ROAD….
MOTORISTS NEED TO BE AWARE THE NORTHBOUND ENTRANCE TO NATCHER PARKWAY  AT NASHVILLE ROAD  AND THE
SOUTHBOUND ENTRANCE RAMP AT RUSSELLVILLE ROAD  BE A STOP CONDITION…..MOTORISTS  WILL HAVE TO STOP ON THE
ENTRANCE RAMP BEFORE ENTERING THE PARKWAY WHICH IS A MAJOR CHANGE……
THE SPEED ZONE  IN THE AREA WILL ALSO BE REDUCED  TO 55 MILES-PER-HOUR AND WIDE LOADS WILL BE RESTRICTED…..

MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO ALL A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF EXTRA TRAVEL TIME OR SEEK AND ALTERNATE ROUTE……



BALL HAS FIRST CHILD
07/06/18

THE YOUNGEST FEMALE STATEWIDE OFFICE HOLDER  IN THE COUNTRY…. HAS NOW BECOME  THE FIRST KENTUCKY
CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER TO GIVE BIRTH WHILE IN OFFICE……

TREASURER   ALLISON BALL WELCOMED A BABY BOY ON TUESDAY…..THE FIRST CHILD FOR  BALL AND HUSBAND  “ASA” …….



SPORTS
07/06/18

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT  THE NASCAR MONSTER ENERGY SERIES….“QUACKER STATE 400”  WHICH IS RUN
ANNUALLY AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY….. WILL NOW BE SPONSORED BY WALMAT……

THE RACE WILL BE JULY 14TH AS PART OF THE NASCAR TRIPLE HEADER WEEK-END……







HEAT ADVISORY
07/05/18

THERE IS A HEAT ADVISORY  IN EFFECT UNTIL EIGHT TO NIGHT….

TEMPERATURES   RISING INTO THE MID 90s….COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMDITY WILL RESULT IN PEAK HEAT INDEX  VALUES
BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON….

THIS WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASE RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS ESPECIALLY FOR THE   VERY YOUNG…..THE ELDERLY….
THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING…AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES……

BE SURE AND DRINK PLENTY OF  FLUIDS….TAKE LOTS OF  BREAKD…..AND KNOW THE SIGNS OF EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE……

AND BE SURE YOUR PETS AND LIVESTOCK  HAVE PLENTY OF WATER  AND SHADE TO GET OUT OF THE SUN………



MISSING PERSON
07/05/18

STATE POLICE FROM THE COLUMBIA POST ARE ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE IN ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE A MISSING MAN…..

39 YEAR OLD SHANE WRIGHT OF LEBANON WAS LAST SEEN WHEN HE CHECKED HIMSTLF OUT OF   EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL….
IN LEXINGTN….ON JUNE SECOND….

WRIGHT  IS A WHITE MALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND BLUE EYES….HE’S  FIVE-FEET 10-INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 286-POUNDS…

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF SHANE WRIGHT IS ASKED TO CONTACT STATE POLICE  AT 800-TWO-
TWO-TWO-55-55 OR YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY…….



ACCIDENT-FATAL
07/05/18

A TWO VEHICLE  ACCIDENT ON HAPPY VALLEY ROAD…..JUST OUTSIDE OF CAVE CITY TUESDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

ACCORDING TO THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT……MARK DETWEILER OF MUNFORDVILLE LOST CONTROL OF
HIS VEHICLE  DO TO  WATER PONDING ON THE ROADWAY….AND IT CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK A VEHICLE
DRIVEN  BY 51 YEAR OLD JOHN GOAD OF GLASGOW….
JOHN GOAD DIED AT THE SCENE AND HIS PASSENRER….LAURA GOAD….ALONG WITH DETWEILER WERE FLOWN  TO
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL…..



SPORTS
07/05/18

DEFENDING CHAMPION…..JOEY  “JAWS”  CHESTNUT…..DOWNED A RECORD 74 HOT DOGS AND BUNS YESTERDAY TO TAKE
HOME HIS 11TH TITAL AT THE ANNUAL NATHAN’S FAMOUR JULY FOURTH HOT DOG EATING CONTEST……

IN WINNING THE “MUSTARD BELT”  YESTERDAY….CHESNUT  BROKE HIS OWN RECORD OF 72  WHICH HE SET LAST YEAR……

AND  MIKI SUDO  CLAIMED THE WOMEN’S TITLE  BY DOWNING  37 HOT DODS AND BUNS……







DENTAL AND VISION CUT
07/03/18

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION SAYS DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE IS BEING CUT FOR NEALRY HALF-A-MILLION KENTUCKIANS
DUE TO A RULING THAT  REJECTED THE COMMONWEALTH’S MEDICAID OVERHAUL PLAN…..

THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES  CALLED THE CUTS AN….. UNFORTUNATE CONSEQUENCE….OF FRIDAY’S
RULING…..AND A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE CABINET SAID IT HAD BEEN MADE CLEAR THE DENTAL AND VISION  BENEFITS
DEPENDED ON THE MEDICAID CHANGES…..AND  THE RULING MEANS THERE IS NO LONGER A “LEGAL MECHANISM” IN PLACE TO
PAY FOR DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE…..

KENTUCKY WAS THE FIRST  STATE TO GET PERMISSION TO IMPOSE WORK REQUIREMENTS ON MEDICAID…..AND THE JUDGE
RULED THE COMMONWEALTH CAN’T REQUIRE POOR PEOPLE TO GET JOBS TO KEEP THEIR MEDICAID BENEFITS…..



POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN
07/03/18

THE “POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN”  RECENTLY  HELD  PROTESTS AT THE  KENTUCKY STATE CAPITAL AND  ACCESS TO THE
BUILDING WAS LIMITED TO TWO PROTESTORS AT A TIME……

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED AN OPINIO THAT STATE POLICE AND THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
CABINET VIOLATED THE LAW AND FAILED TO DEVELOP A NEW PROCEDURE THAT WAS PROPERLY VETTED…..

AND OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DO NOT CARRY THE FORCE OF LAW…..



PAUL FAMILY THREATENED
07/03/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS CONFIRMED THAT CAPITOL POLICE HAVE ARRESTED  A MEN WHO THREATENED TO KILL HIM AND  HIS
FAMILY….

DURING AN INTERVIEW WITH MEDIA…..PAUL SAID THE MAN THREATENED TO “CHOP” UP HIS FAMILY WITH AN AX……



GLASGOW BANK ROBBERY
07/03/18

THE GLASGOW POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN IDENTIFYING THE INDIVIDUAL WHO ROBBED THE EDMONTON
STATE BANK SUNDAY NIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY MORNING….

THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS A   TALL  SLENDER INDIVIDUAL  WHO WAS DRIVING A U-HAUL VAN WHICH APPEARS TO HAVE
BEEN STOLEN…..
ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL…..TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-15……



CITY FOURTH CELEBRATION
07/03/18

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE WILL HAVE THEIR ANNUAL…….FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION…….TOMORROW ON DUMONT HILL……

MAYOR ROB CLINE TELLS NEWSWATCH THAT CITY EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN WORKING FOR WEEKS TO MAKE TOMORROW’S FREE
CELEBRATON THE BEST EVER……

ACTIVITIES BEGING AT FOUR TOMORROW AFTERNOON WITH FREE FOOD….AS LONG AS IT LASTS….AND THE FIREWORKS  WILL
BEGIN AT DARK……



4TH OF JULY CLOSINGS
07/03/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY……

COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW……
POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY ALL CLOSED TOMORROW…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND TOMORROW’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP THURSDAY THE FIFTH…..

AND THE CORE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30…….



KERNEY
07/03/18

71 YEAROLD WILLIAM JOE KERNY OF HOLLAND DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. AND THERE WILL BE HO VISITATION OR
SERVICE AT THIS TIME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LASHELIA ROARK KERNEY…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DANIEL KERNEY OF GEORGIA  
AND DAVID AND TINA BURTON OF GLASGOW…….TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; LORIE AND GEORGE ARRINGTON OF
GEORGIA AND KIMBERLY BURTON TO TENNESSEE…..A BROTHER; MARSHALL OF GLASGOW…..AND THREE SISTERS; DIANE
RAMOS AND VICKY ZIMMERMAN BOTH OF CALIFORNIA AND JUDY WOOD OF GLASGOW…….SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



ADLER
07/03/18

83 YEAR OLD FRITZ ADLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  SUNDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CEDAR CROSS CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE
FORM OF DONATIONS TO ST. JUDE’S OR THE CHARITY OF YOUR CHOICE……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ANN STRODE ADLER……A SON; TIM…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; DEBBIE AND
JAMES WALDEN AND DIANE AND NEAL COLE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; WALTER OF GERMANY…..AND A SISTER; HEDY
LEVKULICH OF OHIO……FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/03/18

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE DIRECTORS OF ATHLETICS  HAS FINALIZED THE STANDINGS FOR THE TWWNTY-17-
18  DIRECTORS CUP…..AND WESTERN FINISHED TIED FOR 152ND…..

THE DIRECTORS CUP HONORS FOUR ALL-SPORTS CHAMPONS IN THE IN THE             N-C-A-A DIVISION  ONE, TWO  AND THREE
AND THE N-A-I-A….AS EACH INSTITUTION IS AWARDED POINTS IN A PRE-DETERMINED NUMBER OF SPORTS FOR MEN AND
WOMEN…..

STANFORD CLAIMED THIS YEAR’S TITLE WITH  14-HUNDRED-42 POINTS…..
KENTUCKY  WAS  17TH….LOUISVILLE  30TH…..MURRAY STATE  129TH…..AND EASTERN KENTCUKY  130TH…….







SENATE PASSES FARM BILL
06/29/18

THE  U-S SENATE YESTERDAY PASSED THE NEW FARM BILL WHICH INCLUDES SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL’S…..HEMP
FARMING ACT….WHICH WOULD   LEGALIZE INDUSTRIAL HEMP AND REMOVE IT FROM THE LIST OF FEDERALLY CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCES…..

THE BILL  ALSO GIVES STATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME THE PRIMARY REGULATORS OF HEMP PRODUCTION……IT
ALLOWS HEMP RESEARCHERS TO APPLY FOR COMPETITIVE FEDERAL GRANTS…..AND MAKES HEMP FARMERS ELIGIBLE TO
APPLY FOR CROP INSURANCE…..

A CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MADE UP OF MEMBERS OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE WILL NOW RECONCILE BOTH VERSIONS OF
THE BILL…..



HEMPATITUS OUTBREAK
06/29/18

STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED THAT THE “HEPATITIS-A” OUTBREAK IN THE COMMONWEALTH IS THE
WORST IN THE COUNTRY…

AT LEAST 969 INDIVIDUALS HAVE CONTRACTED THE DISEASE WHICH HAS RESUTLED IN SIX DEATHS…..WITH THREE OF THOSE
IN JEFFERSON COUNTY….WHERE 482 CASES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED…..

IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…..WARREN  COUNTY HAS REPORTED 13 CASES…… WITH ONE EACH  IN ALLEN…….
BARREN……BUTLER…..AND  EDMONSON COUNTIES……



HEALTH CARE FRAUD
06/29/18

10 HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..INCLUDING A CAVE CITY DOCTOR……ARE FACING FEDERAL CHARGES
AS PART OF A NATONAL HEALTH CARE FRAUD  INVESTIGATION…….
DR. CHANDRA REDDY HAS PLEAD NOT GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT  TO TWO COUNTS OF  CONSPIRING TO COMMIT HEALTH CARE
FRAUD AND ONE COUNT EACH OF CONSPIRING TO MAKE FALSE STATEMENTS RELATING TO HEALTH CARE MATTERS AND
CONMSPIRING TO ILLEGALLY USE A DRUG ENFORCEMTN ADMINISTRATION REGISTRATION NUMBE ISSUED TO ANOTHER
PERSON……
REDDY’S WIFE IS ALSO CHARGED  WITH TWO COUNTS OF CONSPIRING TO COMMIT HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND ON COUNT  OF
CONSPIRING TO MAKE FALSE STATEMENTS RELATING TO HEALTH CARE……
THE COUPLE IS ACCUED OF BILLING MEDICARE UN DR. REDDY’S NATIONAL PROVIDER IDENTIFIER FOR SERVICES PERFORMED
BY NURSE PRACTITIONERS WHILE REDDY WAS OUT OF THE OFFICE…..KNOWING MEDICARE REIMBURSES AT A HIGHER RATE
FOR SERVICES PERFORMED BY A DOCTOR INSTEAD OF A NURSE……REDDY IS ALSO ACCUSED OF PRE-SIGNING CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE PRESCTIPTIONS FOR HIS NURSE PRACTIONERS TO USE WHILE HE WAS AWAY…..
ITS ALSO ALLEGED THEY COVERED UP FRAUDULENT BILLING BY ALTERING PATIENT RECORDS…..



SPORTS
06/29/18

THE LEXINGTON CENTER BOARD HAS AWARDED A  241-MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT FOR THE RENOVATION OF RUPP ARENA  
AND THE LEXINGTON CENTER…..

THE WORK WHICH WILL BEGIN IN JULY IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY TWENTY-21……AND DURING CONSTRUCTION RUPP
WILL CONTINUE TO HOST KENTUCKY MEN’S  BASKETBALL GAMES…..AS-WELL-AS  CONCERTS AND EVENTS……

THE CONVENTION CENTER WILL BE REPLACED IN TWO PHASES……SO ABOUT HALF OF ITS SPACE  CAN CONTINUE TO BE USED
DURING CONSTRUCTION…..







NEW KY SALES TAX
06/28/18

STARTING SUNDAY……KENTUCKIANS WILL START PAYING A SIX-PERCENT SALES TAX ON  SERVICES  THAT HAVEN’T  BEEN
TAXED BEFORE….THANKS TO A NEW LAW PASSED BY THE TWENTY-18  GENERAL ASSEMBLY……
THINGS LIKE CAR REPAIRS…..TANNING BED VISITS….SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY SERVICES AND GYM MEMBERSHIPS….
INCLUDING THE CORE IN SCOTTSVILLE…..WILL JUMP SIX-PERCENT……AND .NON-PROFITS WILL ALSO HAVE TO ADD AN
ADDITIONAL SIX-PERCENT FOR ADMISSION TO CULTURAL AND ATHLETIC EVENTS……
NON-PROFITS HAVEN’T  BEEN TAXED IN THE PAST…..BUT A KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT RULING SAYS THE KENTUCKY
CONSTITUTION DOESN’T EXEMPT                 NON-PROFITS FROM STATE SALES AND USE TAXES…..

HOUSE AND SENATE LEADERS SAY THE NEVER INTENDED TO TAX NON-PROFITS…. SAYING THE LAW IS BEING MISINTERPRETED
BY THE FINANCE CABINET….. HOWEVER……RICHARD DODSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF SALES AND EEXCISE
TAXES……SAID THE NEW LAW  AND THE COURT DECISION  LEFT THEM NO CHOICE……
ALSO SUNDAY…..SMOKERS WILL A TAX INCREASE ON CIGARETTES  FROM 60-CENTS A PACK TO   A  DOLLAR-10 A PACK…..



KENTUCKY HEALTH
06/28/18

KENTUCKY HEALTH…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S   NEW PROGRAM  FOR CERTAIN ABLE-BODIED ADULTS  WHO RECEIVE  MEDICAID
BENEFITS……BEGINS THIS SUNDAY  JULY FIRST….

THE   “NEW .PATH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT REQUIREMENT”   MEANS SOME MEDICAID RECIPIENTS  WILL NEED TO COMPLETE   
80-HOURS  OF EMPLOYMENT…. EDUCATION  OR TRAINING….VOLUNTEERING….OR  CAREGIING  PER MONTH TO KEEP THEIR
BENEFITS…..

SEVERAL STATE AGENCIES ARE WORKING TO MAKE THE TRANSITION AS SMOOTH AS POSSIBLE FOR THOSE RECIPIENTS  WHO
ARE ENCOURGED TO VISIT THE KENTUCKY HEALTH WEB-SITE  AT…….KENTUCKY-HEALTH-DOT-KY-Y-DOT-GOV…..TO LEARN
MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM……



SCAM ALERT
06/28/18

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE  HAS ISSUED A SCAM ALERT TO WARN  KENTUCKIANS ABOUT A PHONE SCAM…..
WERE  THE CON-ARTIST CLAIM TO BE FEDERAL SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATON OFFICIALS CALLING TO NOTIFY THE VICTIM
THAT THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER HAS BEEN STOLEN……

THE ALERT WAS ISSUED AFTER A JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENT PAID 600- DOLLARS TO RECEIVE A NEW SOCIAL SECURITY
CARD AND NUMBER….

RESIDENTS ARE AGAIN URGED TO NEVER GIVE OUT PERSONAL INFORMATION OVER THE PHONE…..ESPECIALLY TO SOMEONE
YOU DON’T KNOW…..
IF YOU GET A CALL FROM A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL…..HANG UP AND CALL THAT AGENCY…..
NEVER TRUST A “COLD” CALLER…..
AND DON’T USE UNTRACEABLE METHODIS OF PAYMENTS……..



BOUCHER FILES SUIT
06/28/18

MONDAY……SENATOR RAND PAUL FILED A CIVIL SUIT AGAINST HIS NEIGHBOUR…. RENE BOUCHER…..WHO HAS PLED GUILTY
TO ATTACKING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS WHEN HE TACKLED PAUL IN HIS YARD LAST NOVEMEBR…..

BOUCHER’S   ATTORNEY HAS NOW FILED A MOTION TO DISMISS PART OF PAUL’ SUIT…..AND HAS ALSO FILED A COUNTER SUIT
CLAIMING PAUL SHOULD OWE COMPENSATION  TO  BOUCHER….WHO IS SEEKING ALL COMPENSAORY AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES
PERMITTED BY LAW…..CITING INTENTIONAL ACTIONS BY THE PAUL FAMILY…...

BOUCHE  CLAIMS THE PAULS WERE IN VIOLATON OF THE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION’S  BY-LAWS  BY REPEATEDLY PILING UP
“UNSLIGHTLY” DEBRIS…..TREE LIMBS…..MOUNDS OF TRASH…..AND OTHER WASTE NEAR BOUCHER’S PROPERTY……

THE SUIT ALSO NAMES PAUL’S WIFE AND THE RIVERGREEN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION…….



SUMMER NIGHT
06/28/18

THE HEART OF SCOTTSVILLE’S NEXT…..SUMMER NIGHT……WILL BE TONIGHT ON THE SQUARE……

SUMMER NIGHT WILL BE FROM FIVE TO EIGHT IN THE LIBRARY QUADRANT OF THE SQUARE……



SPORTS
06/28/18

TRIPLE CROWN TRAINER BOB BAFFERT  WHO WON HIS SECOND TRIPLE CROWN THIS YEAR…..AND TRINITY FOOTBALL COACH
BOB BEATTY  WHO LEAD TRINITY   TO  ITS 13TH STATE TITLE IN 18 YEARS THIS SEASON…. HEAD THIS YEAR’S CLASS OF
INDUCTEES INTO THE KENTUCKY ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME…..

JOINING THEN ARE FORMER KENTUCKY  AND N-F-L LINEMAN SAM BALL……LONG TIME N-B-A  COACH BERNIE BICKERSTAFF…..
MOTORCYCLE RACER   NICKY HAYDEN….AND HORSE OWNERS   KEN AND SARAH RAMSEY……

THE INDUCTEES WILL BE HONORED ON AUGUST 22ND AT THE MUHAMMAND ALI CENTER……







FISCAL COURT
06/27/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THEY
CONDUCTED MOSTLY ROUTINE BUSINESS….
FINAL APPROVE WAS GIVEN  TO THE TWENTY-18-19…..AND THE TWENTY-18-19 SALARIES WERE ALSO APPROVED…..

THE COURT APPOINTED BRIAN MILLER TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION…. REPLACING JOY BOMAR WHOSE TERM IS
EXPIRING……
AND THE COURT APPROVED THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT PROCEEDING WITH A     75-THOUSAND DOLLAR COPS  GRANT FOR
DRUG PREVENTION…..THE GRANT WILL AMONG OTHER THINGS  FUND TRAINING…..HELP PURSHIP EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
AND   CONDUCT COMMUINTY MEETING……
SHERIFF JEFF COOKE ALSO INFORMED THE COURT A DEPUTY HIS SUBMITTED HIS RESIGNATION AND THEY HAVE BEGUN THE
HIRING PROCESS……AND THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAS ALSO BEGUN THE SEARCH FOR A NEW K-NINE……



MESONET APP
06/27/18

THE KENTUCKY MESONET SYSTEM  NOW HAS AN…..”APP”  FOR YOUR CELL PHONE…. THAT WILL BRING YOU REAL TIME
WEATHER INFORMATION…..

THE MESONET…..A NETWORK  OF AUTOMATED WEATHER AND CLIMINATE MONITORING STATIONS…..WAS DEVELOPED BY THE
KENTUCKY CLIMINATE CENTER AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY AND THE  NEW   “APP”  IS ANOTHER STEP TO INCREASE
THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES WEATHER INFORMATION THAT IS UPDATED EVERY FIVE MINUTES…..24
HOURS A DAY……

THE NUMBER OF MESONET STATIONS IS STILL ON THE INCREASE IN COUNTIES YET TO HAVE ONE……AS-WELLL-AS  SOME
COUNTIES WHO ARE REQUESTING ADDITIONAL STATIONS……

THE MESONET  “APP”  CAN BE ACCESSSED AT THE SYSTEM’S WEBSITE…..OR THROUGH THE VARIOUS “APP’ STORES…….



OFFICER SHOOTING
06/27/18

EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE RECEIVED A CALL FROM THE  E’TOWN  POST
REQUESTING ASSISTANCE IN A PURSUIT THAT WAS ENTERING HART COUNTY…..

THE PURSUIT ENERED NORTHERN  HART COUNTY WHERE IT  TURNED AND BEGAN TO TRAVEL IN THE DIRECTION OF AN
INVOLVED TROOPER….WHO FIRED MULTIPLE SHOTS FROM HIS SERVICE WEAPON…..STRIKING THE VEHICLE AND ENDING THE
PURSUIT NEAR BONNIEVILLE……

THE DRIVER……24 YEAR OLD TERRY SHEETS OF INDIANA…..WAS TREATED AT THE SCENE AND CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF
OFFENSES INCLUDING  ATTEMPTED MURDER-POLICE OFFICER,  FOUR COUNTS OF  WANTON ENDANGERMENT  AND TWO
COUNTS OF FLEEING OR EVADING…..
A PASSENGER….25 YEAR OLD RIKKIE PARKER ALSO OF INDIAN  WHO WASN’T INJURED…...WAS ARRESTED  ON AN
OUTSTANDING INDIANA WARRANT……



ARREST
06/27/18

A BARREN COUNTY MAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER MARIJUANA PLANTS WERE FOUND GROWING ON HIS PROPERTY…..

DETECTIVES WITH THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE WENT TO 34-12 HISEVILLE/BEAR WALLOW ROAD IN CAVE CITY…..
WHERE 70 YEAR OLD JIMMY EDWARDS GAVE CONSENT TO SEARCH THE PRPOERTY…..
DETECTIVES LOCAKED A QUARTER POUND OF PROCESSED MARIJUANA DRYING IN AN OUT BUILDING……89 MARIJUANA PLANTS
GROWING AT THE EDGE OF A CORNFIELD  AND FOUR MORE IN A GARDON……..A HANDGUN AND CASH WERE ALSO LOVATED……

EDWARDS WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION AND CULTIVATION OF MARIJUANA…… WA HE WITH OEOR AOD DIR OF
MARAIJUNA……



BONDS
06/27/18

83 YEAR OLD MAVERINE BONDS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS  OF SYMPATHY MAY
TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE GIDEONS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JIMMIE AND REGINA, JERRY AND SHARON AND TIM AND ANGEL ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE……A DAUGHTER; JELETA BONDS OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAROLD AND
BRENDA BROWN AND FREDDY AND JANNICE BROWN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND 23 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……….



SPORTS
06/27/18

THE DAYS OF A DOUBLE ELIMINTION STATE FASTPITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT KENTUCKY IS  A THING OF THE PAST……AS THE
KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION  SAYS THE TOURNAMENT WILL GO TO A SINGLE ELIMINATION FORMAT NEXT
SEASON…….BUT THE TYPE OF FORMANT HASN’T BEEN ANNOUNCED…..

ALSO THIS YEAR’S STATE TOURNAMENT WAS THE FINAL YEAR OF THE ASSOCIATION’S CONTRACT WITH
OWENSBORO……LEAVING THE FUTURE SITE OF THE TOURNAMENT UP FOR CONSIDERATON……







PAUL FILES SUIT
06/26/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL IS SUING HIS NEIGHBOR…..RENE BOUCHER….. WHO ADMITTED TO TACKLING PAUL  AS HE MOWED HIS
YARD LAST NOVEMBER…..

BOUCHER…..WHO SAID HIS ACTIONS WERE BROUGHT ON BY PAUL CONTINUALLY STACKING YARD DEBRIS NEAR THEIR
PROPERTY LINE…..HAS PLEAD GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS…..AND HE WAS SENTENCED  TO 30-DAYS IN
JAIL AND FINE 10-THOUSAND  DOLLARS…..

PAUL IS SEEKING DAMAGES FOR PAIN AND SUFFERING……HE’S ALSO ASKING FOR AN INJUNCTION TO KEEP BOUCHER AWAY
FROM HIS FAMILEY…..AND THAT BOUCHER PAY COURT COSTS AND INTEREST…..



MEDAL OF HONOR
06/26/18

IN WASHINGTON TODAY…..PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL POSTHUMOUSLY AWARD A KENTUCKY THE MEDAL OF HONOR…..

FIRST LIEUTENANT GARLIN CONNER’S WIDOW AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS WILL ATTEND THE CEREMONY…..FOR THE
CLINTON COUNTY NATIVE WHO WAS THE SECOND-MOST DECORATED AMERICAN SERVICE MAN, FROM WORLD WAR TWO….
BEHIND  AUDIE MURPHY…….



ARREST-METCALFE
06/26/18

A ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP  BY STATE POLICE…..ON KNOB LICK ROAD IN METCALFE COUNTY….LED TO A DRUG ARREST…..

CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE WAS GIVEN  AND A SMALL PLASTIC BAG…. CONTAINING A WHITE POWER SUBSTANCE
BELIVED TO BE MTEHAMPHETAMINE….. WAS LOCATED IN THE ASH TRAY……
THE DRIVER…..44 YEAR OLD STEPHEN TENNANT OF BURKESVILLE WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE,
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTNACE-METH  AND POSSESSION  OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….
AND THE  PASSENGTER…..43 YEAR OLD TAMMY THOMAS  OF TENNESSEE WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……



SPORTS
06/26/18

FORMER RAPTORS COACH…..DWANE CASEY…..HAS BEEN N-B-A COACH OF THE YEAR….HOWEVER…..CASEY WAS FIED BY
TORONO LAST MONTH AND SINCE HAS BEEN BECOME COACH OF THE DETROIT  PISTONS….

CASEY LED THE RAPTORS TO THE NUMBER ONE SEED IN THE EAST FOR THE FIRST IME IN FRANCHISE HISTORY……AND
TORONTO WON A TEAM RECORD 59 GAMES…..

CASEY ALSO COACHED THE EAST  IN THE ALL-STAR GAME FOR THE FIRST TIME……







WKU BUDGET
06/25/18

FRIDAY…….THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS APPROVED A 388-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLAR
BUDGET FOR TWENTY-18-19…..THAT INCLUDES A SIX-PERCENT REDUCTION   FROM THE CURRENT  BUDGET…….

THE BUDGET ENCOMPASSES A  27-MILLION DOLLAR BALANCING STRATEGY THAT INCLUDED THE ELIMINATION OF 149-
POSITIONS…..72  OF WHICH WERE FILLED….. CAMPUS BUDGETS HAVE BEEN REDUCED BY ALMOST 19-MILLION DOLLARS…. AND
ADDITIONAL EIGHT-MILLION DOLLARS WILL NEED TO BE FOUND…..
THE BUDGET ALSO INCLUDES A TUITION AND FEE  SCHEDULE THAT INCREASES MOST RATES BY FOUR-PERCENT…..
HOWEVER…..THERE WILL BE NO INCREASE FOR KENTUCKY RESIDENTS ENROLLING IN EDUCATONAL LEADERSHIP…..NURSE
PRACTITIONER….OR PHYSICAL THERAPY PROGRAMS……AND EDUCATORS  IN THE PRIMARY THRU  12TH GRADES WILL SEE A 30-
PERCENT DISCOUNT IN GRADUATE TUITION……

THE BUDGET ALSO INCLUDES A FOUR-PERCENT SALARY INCREASE POOL TO BE ALLOCATED IN JANUARY…….



NEW TROOPERS
06/25/18

THE RANKS OF THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE GREW  FRIDAY….AS 42 CADETS  GRADUATED OF THE STATE POLICE ACADEMY IN
FRANKFORT……THE 96TH CLASS HAD  75 MEMBERS WHEN IT BEGAN JANUARY SEVENTH……BUT DURING TRAINING WHICH
INCLUDED MORE THAN ONE-THOUSAND HOURS OF CLASSROOM AND FIELD STUDY…..33 RESIGNED……


THE STATE POLICE IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A CADET CLASS THAT IS TENTATIVELY SCHEUDULED TO BEING IN
APRIL OF NEXT YEAR…..MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON-LINE AT…..KENTUCKY-STATE-POLICE-DOT-ORG….. AND THE
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS AUGHST 23RD…….



VOTER VERIFICATION
06/25/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS  HAS MAILED ADDRESS VERIFICATION CARDS TO ABOUT 600-THOUSAND
REGISTERED VOTERS WHO HAVEN’T  VOTED OR MADE ANY CHANGES  TO THEIR VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION IN THE  
PAST FOUR YEARS…..

VOTERS WHO RECEIVE  THE CARDS ARE STILL ELIGIBLE TO  VOTE  AND THEY DON’T NEED TO DO ANYTING IF THE POSTCARD
CONTIANS THEIR CORRECT ADDRESS….
A PERSON WHO RECEIVES A CARD  FOR A PREVIOUS OCCUPANT OF THE RESIDENCE SHOULD  MARK IT…..RETURN TO
SENDER……AND  PLACE IT BACK IN THE MAIL…..

IF THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS RECEIVES UNDELIVERABLE CARDS FROM THE MAILING……ANOTHER POSTCARD WILL BE
MAILED AS REQUIRED BY LAW…..IF A VOTER DOESN’T RESPOND TO THE SECOND MAILING……THEN A WAITING PERIOD OF TWO
FEDERAL ELECTIONS BEGINS TO SEE IF THE VOTER CASTS A BALLOT OR UPDATES THEIR INFORMATION DURING THAT TIME……



BOURBON WAREHOUSE COLLAPSES
06/25/18

FRIDAY  IN  BARDSTOWN……A LARGE SECTION OF A BOURBON STORAGE WAREHOUSE……CONTAINING NINE-THOUSAND
BARRELS OF AGING BOURBON COLLAPSED…..

THE WAREHOUSE CONTAINED ABOUT 20-THOUSAND  BARRELS…..ABOUT HALF OF THE STRUCTURE IS STILL STANDING…..AND
NO ONE WAS IN THE BUILDING AT THE TIME OF COLLAPSE…..

THE BARTON DISTILLERY…..WHICH WAS FOUNDED IN 1879…… CONTAINS  29 STORAGE WAREHOUSES  AND 22 OTHER
BUILDINGS……



ROAD WORK-WARREN
06/25/18

AS YOU MAKE TRAVEL PLANS…..KEEP IN MIND THAT A SECTION OF KENTUCKY EIGHT-84……THREE SPRINGS ROAD IN WARREN
COUNTY….WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE STARTING TODAY….

AS THE BRIDGE  OVER THE NATCHER PARKWAY  WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE AND TRAFFIC WILL BE CONTROLLED  BY A
TEMPORARY SIGNAL FOR SEVERL WEEKS….SO CREWS CAN MILL AND REPLACE THE BRIDGE DECK SURFACE……

THE PROJECT IS NEAR A HEAVY RESIDENTIAL AREA AND DRIVERS NEED TO PLAN FOR TRAFFIC DELAYS……



STINSON
06/25/18

84 YEAR OLD ELDER JOE TOM STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN RED HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY
TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO RED HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRO. KENNIE JOE AND SHARON OF THE RED HILL COMMUNITY…..A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DONNA AND GARY PETTY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS; LAVELLE LAND OF BOWLING
GREEN AND WANDA PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO
SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
06/25/18

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

THE CARDINALS BEAT THE BREWERS EIGHT TO TWO…..
IT WAS THE REDS EIGHT AND THE CUBS SIX…..
THE BRAVES DOWNED TO ORIOLES SEVEN TO THREE…..
THE HOT RODS DEFEATED LAKE COUNTY  EIGH TO THREE…..


AND AT THE SONOMA RACEWAY…..MARTIN TRUEX-JUNIOR TOOK THE CHECKED FLAG TO WIN THE  “TOYOTA/SAVE MART 300” AND
PICK UP HIS THIRD WIN OF THE SEASON……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
06/22/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE SLIGHTLY
FROM THREE-POINT-TWO  PERCENT IN APRIL  TO THREE-POINT-THREE  PERCENT IN MAY……HOWEVER….THIS MAY’S JOBLESS
RATE WAS WELL  BELOW  THE FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED  IN MAY  OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT  RATES RANGED  FROM  THREE-POINT-THREE  
PERCENT IN ALLEN AND WARREN COUNTIES….TO FOUR-POINT-NINE  PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY….

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 117 COUNTIES….ROSE IN TWO….AND REMAINED  THE SAME IN   
NONE….

WOODFORD COUNTY  RECORDED THE LOWEST  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT TWO-POINT-NNE PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  A T 12-PERCENT…….



FORMER BG POLICE TRAINEE ARRESTED
06/22/18

AN INDIVIDUAL WHO WAS TRAINING  TO BEOCME A BOWLING GREEN POLICE OFFICER……HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MAKING
THREATS AGAINST THE PRESIDENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA…..…..

37 YEAR OLD ANDRESW LONG RYAN OF GREEBRIER-TENNESSEE HAS BEEN INDICTED  BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY ON TWO
COUNTS OF MAKING THREATS AGAINST THE PRESIDENT ON  MAY 28TH AND  29TH…..

RYAN WAS HIRED BY THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT IN  JUNE TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……HE COMPLETED BASIC
TRAINING AT THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY IN OCTOBER TWO-THOUSAND FIVE…..AND THEN WENT INTO THE  BOWLING
POLICE DEPARTMENT FIELD TRAINING PROGRAM…WHERE HE WAS UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A TRAIN
OFFICER……RYAN FAILED TO COMPLETE THE FIELD TRAINING PROGRAN AND RESIGNED IN FEBRUARY-TWO-THOUSAND-
FIVE……

IF COVICTED…..RYAN FACES UP TO  10-YEARS IN PRISON…….



SPORTS
06/22/18

THE HOT RODS WILL CELEBRATE THEIR TWO-MILLONTH  FAN  TOMORROW   NIGHT AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK AS THE
HOST THE LAKE CITY CAPTAINS….

THE FESTIVITIVES WILL FEATURE  A TEAM CARD GIVEAWAY….AND MONEY MACHINE WITH  ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS CASH…..
AND A  APPEARANCE BY THE  “ZOOPERSTARS”  WHO WERE FEATUERD ON AMERICA’S GOT TALENT…..

IN ADDITION….THE HOT RODS WILL HAVE A SPECIAL CARD IN ONE OF THE TEAM CARD SETS DESIGNATIN THAT FANE AS THE
TWO-MILLIONTH IN FRANCHISE HISTORY…..AND THAT LUCKY FAN WILL WIN A HOT RODS PRIZE PACK….WHICH INCLUDES TWO
SEASON TICKETS FOR THE REST O F THE SEASON…..A CUSTON LOUISVILLE SLUGGER BAT DESIGNATING THEM AT THE TWO-
MILLIONTH FAN….A TEAM JERSEY….AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALLS FROM THE  TWO-THOUSAND-NINE AND TWENTY-18 TEAMS…..
100-DOLLARS TO THE TEAM STORE…..AND A HOT RODS SWAG PACK……







PENSION BILL
06/21/18

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD STRUCK DOWN  KENTUCKY’S CONTROVERSIAL NEW PUBLIC PENSION LAW
YESTERDAY…..SAYING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FAILED TO ENACT THE LAW  IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE
KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION……
SHEPHERD  SAID   THE LEGISLATURE FAILED TO GIVE THE BILL THREE READINGS ON THREE SEARATE DAYS IN EACH CHAMBER
AS THE LAW REQUIRES…….
AND  AS  THE    BILL APPROPRIATES MONEY…..IT  NEEDED SUPPORT OF A MAJORITY OF ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE TO
PASS…..
HOWEVER THE PENSION  BILL WAS APPROVED WITH ONLY 49-VOTES…..WHICH IS TWO SHY OF A CONSTITUTIONAL MAJORITY IN
THE 100-MEMBER CHAMBER…….

IT’S EXPECTED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S OFFICE WILL APPEAL THE RULING……



GROCE
06/21/18

64 YEAR OLD EANIS D. GROCE DIED  YESTERDAY (WED)  AT THE  MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE
FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; KRISTIE AND EDDIE INSCOE OF RUSSELLVILLE AND MIRANDA AND
HEATH CONNOR AND MITZI GREEN ALL OF TENNESSEE…..FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; WAVEL, HOLLIS AND JUDY,
TROY AND NATALIE AND NOEL AND CONNIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND THREE SISTERS;  MONNIE ARMS OF BURKESVILLE,
WONZIE STRODE OF GAMALIEL AND TIVA DODSON OF TENNESSEE……AND HIS CAREGIVER; REGENIA WITCHER OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE………



WADE
06/21/18

57 YEAR OLD RANDY WADE OF WOODBURN DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(FRI) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…… VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MATT AND SAMARA AND PATRICK ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLES AND JUDY OF BOWLING GREEN AND GARRY AND CHRISTIE AND DALE AND RONDA
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
06/221/18

AS THE FOOTBALL SEASON DRAWS CLOSER…..WESTERN  KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT ALL   HILLTOPPER
HOME GAMES WILL BE PLAYED AT NIGHT WITH KICK OFF AT SIX-30…..

CONFERENCE U-S-A  HAS ALSO   CONFIRMED THAT  11 OF THE TOPPERS  12-REGUALR SEASON GAMES WILL BE ON THE
NATIONAL BROADCAST SCHEDULE….
AND  AS PART OF A NEW AGREEMENT….FOUR GAMES WILL  AIR ON THE E-S-P-N NETWORKS……

THE TOPPERS OPEN THE SEASON AT WISCONSIN AUGUST 31ST…….







DEMOCRTIC VOTER DROP
06/20/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY  STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS…..THE NUMBR OF  REGISTERED DEMOCRATIC VOTERS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH  HAS  DROPPED BELOW 50-PERCENT  FOR THE FIRST TIEME…….
REGISTRATION  STATISTICS ON THE WEBSITE GO BACK TO 1982…..AND ANY RECORDS BEFORE THAT ARE PAPER…..BUT
CONSIDERING KENTUCKY’S HISTORY THE DROP IS PROBABLY CORRECT……

CURRENTLY THE COMMONWEALTH HAS THREE-POINT-THREE MILLION REGISTERED VOTERS WITH   49-POINT-93  PERCENT
BEING DEMOCRATS…..IN 1982 MORE THAN 68-PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS WERW DEMOCRATIC……BUT SINCE THEN
THEIR REGISTRATION ROLLS HAVE GROWN BY 35-PERCENT….WHILE REPUBLICAN ROLLS HAVE INCREASED 168-POINT-TWO
PERCENT

HOWEVER….THE LARGEST REGISTRATION GROWTH HAVE BEEN THOSE REGISTERED AS…..OTHERS…..WHICH INCLUDES
INDEPENDENTS AND THIRD PARTIES…..WHILE “OTHERS”   ACCOUNTS FOR JUST EIGHT-POINT-SIX PERCENT OF REGISTERED
VOTERS…..THEIR NUMBERS HAVE INCREASED 382-PERCENT SINCE  1982……



OPIOID INVESTMENTS
06/20/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHER  WANTS THE COMMONWEALTH TO STOP INVESTING TAXPAYER DOLLARS  AND RETIREMENT
CONTRIBUTIONS IN COMPANIES THAT HAVE PROFITED FROM THE  OPIOID CRISIS……

BESHEAR HAS SENT LETTERS  TO THE KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS  AND THE KENTUCKY TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT
SYSTEM  URGING THEM TO STOP INVESTING FUNDS IN THE SIX OPIOID MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS THAT HIS OFFICE
IS SUING FOR HELPING FUEL THE COMMONWEALTH’S DRUG ABUSE……

FIVE DRUG MAKERS AND THE WALGREENS PHARMACY CHAIN ARE BEING SUED…AND BESHEAR SAYS IT APPEARS THAT  
KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEM  INVESTMENTS IN THE SIX COMPANIES TOTALS  NEARLY 38-MILLION DOLALRS…..AND THE
TEACHER RETIRMENT SYSTEM OWNS MORE THAN A MILLION SHARES BETWEEN  THE SIX COMPANIES……..



MAMMOTH CAVE PROGRAM
06/20/18

TONIGHT…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK IS  HOSTING  “AN EVENING WITH THE STARS”…..

THE PROGRAM BEGINS AT NINE AT THE VISITORS CENTER….WHERE PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW
JUPITER AND ITS MOONS THROUGH TELESCOPES PROVIDED BY THE PARK……

IN THE EVENT OF HEAVILY CLOUDED SKIES…..A  PROGRM WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE NEARBY  AMPHITHEATER…..
AND IN CASE OF SEVERE WEATHER OR HEAVY RAIN THE PROGRAM MAY BE CANCELLED……



WEST
06/20/18

84 YEAR OLD DAVID BRANTLEY WEST OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
SCOTTSVILLE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL
IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFE THREE-30 THIS AFTERNOON……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILMA WEST…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; GLEN AND PAM WEST AND JUNIOR AND PAT
BRAY OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;  PAMELA AND DONALD CAMON AND LISA AILOR ALL OF
TENNESSEE AND KIM AND TIMMY DUKE OF SCOTTSVILLE……11 GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/20/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS TAKE ON THE PHILLIES IN PHILDELPHIA…..
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY   THE TIGERS……
AND THE BRAVES ARE IN TORONTO TO TAKE ON THE BLUEJAYS……







MADDEN HEARING
06/19/18

IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT THIS AFTERNOON…..A STATUS CONFERENCE HAS HELD FOR TIMMOTHY MADDEN WHO’S CHARGED
WITH THE MURDER….SODOMY….. KIDNAPPING…. AND  RAPE  OF SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-
15……

JUDGE JANET CROCKER HAD APPROVED A MOTION BY MADDEN’S ATTORNEY…. TRAVIS LOCKE….ASKING DOOLIN BE DECLARED
INDIGENT AND A PUBLIC DEFENDER BE APPOINTED….
AT TODAY’S HEARING…..TOM GRIFFITH WHO WAS APPOINTED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADVOCACY….RECEIVED
ALL OF THE “DISCOVERY”  FROM THE COMMONWEALTH….AND THE ORDER  APPOINTING  GRIFFITH  ALSO DIRECTS LOCKE TO
CONTINUE PROVIDING WHAT  ASSISTANCE HE CAN…..
JUDGE  CROCKER   SAID SHE HOPED THE CASE WASN’T  STARTING  FROM “SQUARE ONE”  AS THE CAPITAL TRIAL DIVISION HAS
BEEN MONITORING THE CASE….WHCIH WAS SET FOR THE TRIAL TO BEGIN JULY 23RD…..THAT DATE WILL NOW BE
CONTINUED…..BUT THE TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN HARDIN COUNTY….
A STATUS REVIEW  IS SET FOR JULY 31ST AT ONE-30  AND A NEW TRIAL DATE WILL BE DISCUSSED AT THIS TIME……



SCHOOL BOARD
06/19/18

IT WAS MOSTLY ROUTINE BUSINESS FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AT THEIR MEETING LAST NIGHT……
ILLNESS WAS A CONTINUING PROBLEM  FOR THE JUST COMPLOETE SCHOOL YEAR…. AS ATTENDANCE  FOR THE DISTRICT  WAS
93-POINT-83 PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN FROM 94-POINT-42 PERCENT FOR THE TWENTY-16-17 SCHOOL YEAR……
IN AN EFFORT TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS FOR THE DISTRICT….THE BOARD APPROVED  
EMERGENCY SUBSTITUTE CERTIFICATON FOR 50-CERTIFIED SUBSTITUTES FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..
THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMEN PROVIDES  FIVE NURSES  FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT…..AND  THE HEALTH
DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR AN INCREASE IN THEIR FEE FROM 78-THOUSAND DOLLARS  TO 100-THOUSAND….A DISCUSSION
WAS HELD  AND ANY DECISION WAS  TABLED UNTIL A LATER MEETING…..
AND THE BOARD  APPROVED  MOVING THE JULY MEETING FROM THE  16TH TO THE JULY 23RD…….



PLANNING & ZONING
06/18/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD
CONCERNING THE CONTINUANCE OF THE APRIL 16TH MEETING REGARDING THE APPLICATION FROM DEVELOPER CHAD
HARSTON TO DIVIDE PROPERTY ON RIVERBEND ROAD  INTO 10-SEPARATE LOTS WITH ROAD FRONTAGE…PREVIOUSLY LAND
OWNER STEVE HOLDER SHARED CONCERNS THAT PART OF THE LAND INCLUDED IN THE PROPOSAL WAS  ACTUALLY
HIS…AFTER MEETING WITH AN INDEPEDENT SURVEYOR  IT WAS DETERMINED THE PART OF THE LAND IN QUESTION DID IN FACT
BELONG TO  HARSTON AND THE BOARD  UNINIMOUSLY APPROVED  HIS  APPLICATION…..DEVELOPMENT PARTNER FOR
CORNERSTONE POINT SUBDIVIDISION BEN HANSBOROUGH APPEARED BEFORE THE BOARD TO DISCUSS REQUIREMENTS FOR
PLANS TO DEVELOP A 50-TRACT SUBDIVISION LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF KAREN SIMPSON AND ALLEN SPRINGS ROADS…..
THE COMMISION TABLED  MAKING A DECISION UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING…..
SHAWN MCPHERSON ALSO APPEARED BEFORE THE BOARD TO DISCUSS REZONING OF A PROPERTY HE OWNS ON  BOWLING
GREEN ROAD FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A POSSIBLE FOUR-PLEX….REQUIREMENTS FOR BUILDING WERE DISCUSSED AND THE
COMMISSION  TABLED  THE MATTER UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING…..
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL BE TUESDAY JUNE 26TH AT 6:00 PM TO DISCUSS THE
BUDGET FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR…..



GOODRUM
06/19/18

84 YEAR OLD LEONA TUCKER GOODRUM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL……FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ROBERT’S TABERNACLE
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MIKE AND JUDY OF SCOTTSVILLE….A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; GLENNA
AND CHARLES SANDERS OF CAMPBELLSVILLE…..AN AUNT; EUNICE LAMBERT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A NEPHEW; JEFF BROWN
OF GLASGOW…….THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
06/19/18

THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM WILL HOST A THREE-DAY…..COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE  CAMP…..TOMORRW THRU  
FRIDAY…....

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

THE CAMP WILL RUN FROM  EIGHT UNTIL NOON EACH DAY  WITH A  FEE OF               40-DOLLARS  PER CAMPER  AND
HOUSEHOLDS WITH MORE THAN ONE CAMPER WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT…….AND   SIGN UPS WILL BE TAKEN TOMORROW…..

CAMPERS  WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPTION OF FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH THRU THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM……







PAUL’S ATTACKER SENTENCED
06/18/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL’S  NEIGHBOR……WHO ATTACKED HIM WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK BACK IN NOVEMBER ……HAS
BEEN SENTENCED TO  30-DAYS IN PRISON…..

IN HANDING DOWN THE SENTENCE…..SPECIAL  U-S DISTRICT JUDGE MARIANNE BATTANI SAID THE ATTACK WAS A DISPUTE
BETWEEN NEIGHBORS….AND ISOLATED INCIDENT……NOT MOTIVATED BY POLITICS……

PAUL…..WHO  SUFFERED BROKEN RIBS IN THE ATTACK……SAID HE THOUGHT THE 21-MONTHS IN PRISON SOUGHT BY
PROSECUTORS WOULD HAVE BEEN THE APPROPRIATE PUNISHMENT…..

60 YEAR OLD RENE BOUCHE HAD PLED GUILTY  IN MARCH TO  ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS……



TODD JUDGE EXECUTIVE APPOINTED
06/18/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS APPOINTED DEMOCRAT MICHAEL TODD  MANSFIELD…. TO FILL THE OPEN JUDGE EXECUTIVES
SEAT IN TODD COUNTY…..

MANSFIELD….WHO WON THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY RACE IN MAY AND HAS NO GENERAL ELECTION OPPONENT IN
NOVEMBER……WAS APPOINTED TO FILL OUT THE TERM OF FORMER JUDGE-EXECUTIVE DARYL GREENFIELD WHO RESIGNED
EARLIER THIS YEAR……



MEETINGS
06/18/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING
COMMISSION AND GRAHAM LODGGE BOTH MEET AT 7……


THURSDAY MORNING AT 7-30 THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS, THE ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP
MEETS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4, HALFREY/DALTON  V-F-W  POST 57-12  MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6 AND THE JAYCEES
MEET AT 7…….



SPORTS
06/18/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY   MEN’S  HEAD GOLF  COACH….55 YEAR OLD PHILLIP HATCHETT…..WAS KILLED EARLY
YESTERDAY MORNING AFTER  BEING STRUCK BY A VEHICLE  WHILE RIDING HIS BICYCLE WITH A GROUP OF CYCLISTS……

HATCHETT….A 1985 WESTERN GRADUATE……HAD LEAD A RESURGE OF THE MEN’S GOLF PROGRAM SINCE TAKING OVER IN  20-
10…..







MEDICAID SUIT
06/15/18

A  U-S DISTRICT JUDGE  IN WASHINGTON  WILL HEAR ARGUMENTS  TODAY  IN THE CASE AGAINST THE COMMONWEALTH’S
SWEEPING MEDICAID CHANGES……A GROUP OF 16 RESIDENTS FILED THE SUIT IN JANUARY…..ARGUING GOVERNOR MATT
BEVIN’S CHANGES TO THE PROGRAM ARE ILLEGAL……

THE CHANGES…..WHICH ARE TO TAKE EFECT JULY FIRST…..WILL MAKE MANY MEDICAID ENROLLES WORK….VOLUNTEER….OR
DO OTHER ACTIVITIES FOR 80-HOURS A MONTH IN ORDER TO KEEP HEALTH COVERAGE…..
OTHER CHANGES INCLDUE LIMITING ACCESS TO DENTAL AND VISIION SERVICES FOR SOME…..MAKING OTHER ENROLLES PAY
PREMIMUMS AND INSTALLING LOCK-OUT PERIODS FOR NOT MAKING THOSE PAYMENTS…..



PENSION BILL SUIT
06/15/18

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION  IS TAKING A NEW APPROACH IN THE PENSION BATTLE LAWSUIT WITH ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY
BESHEAR….

A 40-PAGE AMENDED PETITION  WAS FILED YESTERDAY…..ASKING THE JUDGE IN THE CASE TO DISCREDIT SOME OF BESHEAR’S
ARGUMENT…..
THE LANGUAGE IN TH EPETITION CENTERS ON THE ONGOING DEBATE ABOUT WHETHER A BILL NEEDS TO BE READ THREE
TIMES IN FULL…..AND ALOUD….FOR IT TO BE PASSED INTO LAW IN KENTUCKY…….



BARLOW
06/15/18

80 YEAR OLD DICKIE BARLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY  AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……FUNERAL  
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND PATRICIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; JACKIE GLASSER OF
TENNESSEE…..A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…….……



SPORTS
06/15/18

THE N-C-A-A….DIVISION ONE COUNCIL….HAS APPROVED CHANGES THAT  EASE RULES ON ATHLETE TRANSFERS….

EFFECTIVE  OCTOBER  15TH…..COLLEGE ATHLETES WILL NO LONGER NEED PERMISSION FROM THEIR COACH OR SCHOOL TO
TRANSFER AND RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL…..HOWEVER…..CONFERENCES COULD STILL RESTRICT
ATHLETES FROM TRANSFERRING WITHIN THE LEAGUE….

AND THE COUNCIL ALSO DECIDED THAT  “D-ONE”  FOOTBALL PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO PLAY IN UP TO FOUR GAMES IN A
SEASON WITHOUT LOSING A YEAR OF ELIGIBILITY IF THEY CAN NO LONGER PLAY BECAUSE OF INJURIES OR “OTHER FACTORS”







CAPITAL PROTEST
06/14/18

THE “POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN”  SAYS IT BEING DENIED ITS RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH AFTER THE KENTUCKY CAPITOL   PUT A
NEW POLICY IN PLACE REGARDING PROTESTERS ENTERING THE BUILDING……
ACCORDING THE  POLICY…..TWO  PROTESTERS CAN ENTER AT A TIME   AND WHEN THEY COME OUT TWO MORE MAY ENTER……

STATE POLICE SAY THE POLICY WAS  PUT IN PLACE  .NOT BECAUSE OF THE GROUPS MESSAGE……BUT BECAUSE OF WHAT
THEY SAY WERE UNLAWFUL ACTS BY PROTESTERS……WHICH INCLUDED BLOCKING TRAFFIC….TAMPERING  WITH PROPERTY
INSIDE THE CAPITOL…..DRAWING ON THE PORCH AND SIDEWALK AT THE GOVERNOR’ MANSION…..AND REFUSING TO LEAVE
AFTER CAPITOL HOURS…..

STATE POLICE  ALSO SAID…..SAY OTHER  PROTEST GROUPS  OBTAINED  PERMITS TO PROTEST INSIDE THE CAPITOL…..BUT THE
“POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN” DIDN’T…..



COIN FLIP
06/14/18

THE WINNER OF A  DEMOCRATIC MAGISTRATES  RACE IN THE MAY PRIMARY  IN LOGAN COUNTY   HAS BEEN DETERMINED BY THE
FLIP OF A  COIN….

PIECES OF PAPER READING HEADS AND TAILS WERE PUT INTO DIFFERENT ENVELOPES AND THE CANDIDATES CHOSE ONE…..
THE COIN WAS FLIPPED AND IT LANDED ON TAILS…..

WHEN THE ENVELOPES WERE OPENED….BOYCE COLES  HAD TAILS   AND  HE WILL MOVE ON TO THE NOVEMBER GENERAL
ELECTION…….



SPORTS
06/14/18

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY STUDENTS WILL NOT LONGER HAVE TO TAKE PART IN TICKET LOTTERIES   FOR FOOTBALL AND MEN’
S BASKETBALL GAMES….AND THEY WILL ALSO NOT HAVE TO KEEP UP WITH PAPER TICKETS FOR ATHLETIC EVENTS…..

U-K  ATHLETICS IS IMPLEMENTING….MOBILE STUDENT TICKETING…..FOR FOOTBALL AND MEN’S BASKETBALL GAMES……

STUDENTS  WILL BE ABLE TO PURCHASE AND USE THEIR TICKETS  WITH THE…..        U-K ATHLETICS  “APP”……

A VARIETY OF SEASON AND SINGLE-GAME PACKAGES WILL BE AVAILABLE…..AS THE COST FOR SINGLE-GAME TICKETS TO
FOOTBALL AND MEN’S BASKETBALL WILL REMAIN 10-DOLLARS……







ARREST
06/13/18

FOLLOWING AN EIGHT MONTH INVESTIGATION……THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK  FORCE HAS ARRESTED SIX INDIVIDUALS ON
INDICTMENT WARRANTS……
23 YEAR OLD BRITTANY N. FARLEY  OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS  OF TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE-METH……
34 YEAR OLD ROBBIE LEE MORRIS OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND
ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR…….
51 YEAROLD TAMMY SUE COFFEE OF HOLLAND IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND
ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR
52 YEAR OLD GREGORY CORNWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING   IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
GREATER OR EQUAL TO 10-DOSE UNITS AND PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER…..
45 YEAR OLD JEANNIE C. OLIVER OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-GREATER
OR EQUAL TO  10-DOSE  UNITS  AND TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE- LESS THAN 10-DOSE UNITS……
AND 44 YEAR OLD BRUCE DANIEL CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
LESS THAN TWO GRAMS OF METH, TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO TWO GRAMS OF
METH AND PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER…….



MAN EXPOSES HIMSELF
06/13/18

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO EXPOSED HIMSELF AT THE SONIC  MONDAY NIGHT AROUND 11….

THE INDIVIDUA WHO WAS IN A WHITE VAN…… PLACED  AN ORDER….. AND WHEN AN EMPLOYEE BROUGHT IT TO THE VEHICLE…..
THE MAN EXPOSED HIMSELF AND LEFT……

OFFICERS OBTAINED A PICTURE OF THE VAN FROM SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE AND POSTED IT ON SOCIAL MEDIA….WHERE THEY
RECEIVED A TIP ….THAT HAS LED TO A SUSPECT BEING DEVELOPMENT…..
CHARGES ARE PENDING AND AN ARREST IS EXPECTED SOON………….



BLANKENSHIP
06/13/18

90 YEAR OLD MARY BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  YESTERDAY  (TUES) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE.  
FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGNS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND KIMBIE WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE……FIVE
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE………… .



SPORTS
0613/18

CHURCHILL DOWNS IS HOLDING NIGHT RACING SATURDAY NIGHT….AND THOSE IN ATTENDANCE WILL GET A CHANGE TO SEE
TRIPLE CROWN WINNER JUSTITY….. DURING A PARADE THAT WILL INCUDE   A WALKOVER  ON THE MAIN TRACK…..A VISIT TO THE
PADDOCK…..AND WINNER’S CIRCLE…..







CITY COUNCIL
06/12/18

BEFORE LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD CONCERNING AN APPLICAION
FOR A COMMUNTY DEVELOPMENT BLACK GRANT   FOR THE “L & N” DEPOT RESTORATION….FIVE-POINT-TWO  MILLION DOLLARS
IS AVALABLE  FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS AND THE CITY  WILL APPLY FOR A 500-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT…..AND KATY FORD
WITH BRADD SAID ABOUT 40-PERCNT OF APPLICATIONS ARE FUNDED…..
THEN AT THE  CITY COUNCIL MEETING….FINAL APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO THE TWENTY-18-19 BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF NINE-
POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS…… WHICH IS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM THE CURRENT BUDGET OF NINE-POINT-FIVE MILLION…..
MOST OF THE DECLINE  COMES FROM GRANT PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN COMPLETED…….CITY SUPERINTENDENT WILLIAM
THOMASON TALKED WITH THE COUINCIL ABOUT WORK BEING DONE  IN PREPERATION  FOR THE “PIZZA HUT BRIDGE
PROJECT…….

THE COUNCIL APPROVED MAYOR ROB CLINE SIGING THE PAPER WORK FOR THE “L & N” DEPOT GRANT……AND THE COUNCIL
REAPPOINTED ADAM TABOR TO THE I-D-A BOARD…….



BOUCHER LOST TEMPER
06/12/18

THE ATTORNEY FOR THE MAN WHO TACKLED SENATOR RAND PAUL AT HIS RESIDENCE LAST NOVEMBER SAYS HE “LOST HIS
TEMPER” OVER YARD DEBRIS ON THEIR PROPERTY  LINE….

THE NEIGHBOR…. 60 YEAR OLD  DR RENE BOUCHER IS ASKING  THE JUDGE TO GRANT PROBATION…..WHILE PROSECUTORS
ARE SEEKING  A 21-MONTH PRISON SENTENCE……

BOUCHER’S ATTORNEY SAID PAUL REPEATEDLY PLACED “UNSLIGHTLY” YARD DEBRIS NEAR THEIR PROPERTY LINE…..AND THE
DAY BEFORE THE ATTACK…..BOUCHER BURNED SOME DEBRIS LAFT BY PAUL….AND THE ENXCT DAY PALY PLACED MORE
DEBRIS ON THE SPOT WHERE THE PILE HAD BEEN BURNED……

BOUCNER HAS PLEAD GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS AND SENTENCING IS SET FOR FRIDAY……



ATNIP
06/12/18

54 YEAR OLD TERESA KAY ATNIP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRIAN AND BRITTANY OF BOWLING GREEN…..A DAUGHTER; DANA
STEPHENS…..HER MOTHER; LINDA SHORT…..AND HER FATHER; JIMMY BROWN  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A BROTHER; MASTER
SERGEANT DANIEL SHORT OF FLORIDA…..AND A SISTER;  JAMIE WRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVES……..



SPORTS
06/12/18

THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER  “SHARP SHOOTERS” PLACED 41ST…..IN A FIELD OF 63 ELEMENTARY ARCHERY TEAMS…..AT THE
NATIONAL ARCHERY IN SCHOOLS PROGRAM WORLD   TOURNAMENT   JUNE SEVENTH  IN  LOUISVILLE……WHERE THE TEAM
PLACED  21ST AMONG  THE 37-KENTUCKY SCHOOL PARTICIPATING……

THE “SHARP SHOOTERS”…..CONPOSED OF 17-FIFTH GRADERS  AND SEVEN FOURTH GRADERS  POSTED A  TOTAL SCORE OF   
28-HUNDRED-60…….WHICH WAS AN IMPROVEMENT FROM THEIR   27-HUNDRED-97 SCORE LAST MONTHE IN THE EASTERN
NATOINALS……AND REPRESENTED THEIR HIGHEST SCORE IN THEIR 10-EVENTS THIS SCHOOL YEAR…..







RETIREES INCREASE
06/11/18

NEARLY 13-HUNDRED MORE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES THAT EXPECTED  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..CHOSE TO RETIRE DURING THE
FISCAL YEAR THAT ENDS THIS MONTH…..CREATING AN 18-PERCENT SPIKE IN THE ALREADY CASH-STRAPPED KENTUCKY
RETIREMENT SYSTESM……AND THOSE NUMBERS COULD GET EVERN MORE DRAMATRIC IN AUGUST…..WHICH IS TRADITIONALY
THE MOST PER RETIEMRN MONT FOR STATE WORKERS….

THE LARGEST SURGE IN RETIREMENTS…….30-PERCENT…….CAME FROM STATE GOVERNMENT…..COMPARED TO A RELATIVELY
MORE MODEST 10-PERCENT INCREASE IN RETIREMENTS FROM LOCAL GOVERNMENTS…..
STATE WORKERS SAY  BUDGET CUTS OVER THE LAST DECADE….AND REDUCTIONS IN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS….INCLUDING
PENSIONS…..HAVE MADE STATE EMPLOYMENT FAR LESS ATTRACTIVE…..

OVERALL……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  WORKFORCE TODAY IS ABOUT ONE-FOURTH SMALLER THAN IT WAS A DECADE AGO…..
WITH ROUGHLY  36-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES…….



SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
06/11/18

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY A SALMONELLA OUTBREAK…..LINKED TO PRE-CUT MELON… HAS SICKENED 60 PEOPLE IN ILLINOIS…..
INDIANA…..MICHIGAN…..MISSIOURI….AND OHIO……...

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION SAY CAITO FOODS HAS RECALLED PRE-CUT WAERMELONS…..
HONEYDEW MELONS…..CANTALOUPE…..AND FRUIT MEDLEY CONTAINING   AT LEAST ONE OF THE  MELONS PRODUCED AT ITS
FACILITY IN INDIANAPOLIS…….
THE FRUIT…..WHICH  WAS ALSO DISTRIBUTED IN KENTUCKY……GEORGIA….AND NORTH CAROLINA….WAS SOLD IN CLEAR
PLASTIC   CLAMSHELL CONTAINERS AT COSTCO…..KROGER….. PAYLESS….. OWEN’S….SPROUTS…..TRADER JOE’S…..
WALGREENS….. WALMART……AND WHOLE FOODS/AMAZON………..



MEETINGS
06/11/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

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

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW MORNING AT 9 AND THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS
TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5……

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



TRAUGHBER
06/11/18

70 YEAR OLD GLEN THOMAS TRAUGHBER THE THIRD  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT T-W CROW AND SON  FUNERAL HOME WITH BUTIAL IN MT.
OLIVET CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PAT HAZEL TRAUGHBER…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; DENEEN SALVAGGIO AND REBA
AND GARY DRUMMOND…..AND TWO SONS; DINO BALES AND ROCCO SALVAGGIO ALL OF INDIANA…… THREE SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; NANCY AND JERRY ATWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE, ANITA KENDALL OF TENNESSEE AND NONI AND JIMMY
JOHNSON OF ADOLPHUS…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND DONNA OF ADOLPHUS AND CODY OF  
TENNESSEE…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; FREDDIE SMITH OF INDIANA……EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/11/18

PATRIOT JUNIOR GOLFER….OWEN STAMPER……HAS BEEN SELECTED  AS ONE OF TWO…..TWENTY-18 WINNERS OF THE
“JUSTIN THOMAS GRANT”…….

THE 25-HUNDRED DOLLAR GRANT   IS AWARDED THROUGH THE KENTUCKY GOLF FOUNDATON   AND MADE POSSIBLE  BY P-G-A
GOLFER JUSTIN THOMAS……WHOSE FUND PROVIDES  THE GRANTS   TO  A KENTUCKY JUNIOR GOLFERS  WHOSE
PERFORMANCE  RECORD DEMONSTRATES THEY HAVE THE  POTENTIAL TO PLAY AT THE COLLEGIATE LEVEL….
THE GRANT MUST BE USED TO COVER COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPETING IN AN EVENT LIMITED EXCLUSIVELY TO JUNIOR
GOLFERS……

STAMPER SHARES THE HONOR WITH WHITNEY MESSER…..A SENOR AT BARBOURVILLE HIGH SCHOOL……







ACCIDENT-WARREN
06/08/18

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…..STATE POLICE RECEIVED A CALL FOR ASSISTANCE FROM THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT……IN REFERENCE TO AN A PURSUIT  IN WARERN COTY….AS THE DRIVER WAS WANTED ON 18 SEPARATE FELONY
AND MISDEMENANOR CHARGES……

TROOPER ASHCON KARBASI WAS  TRAVELING EAST ON  CEMETERY ROAD TO ASSIST…..AND WAS  ATTEMPTING  TO PASS TWO
VEHICLES IN FRONT OF HIM….. WHEN THE TWO-THOUSAND-ONE  F-150  DRIVEN BY  35 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY TABOR OF
SCOTTSVILLE  STEERED INTO THE WESTBOUND LAND TO AVOID COLLIDING WITH A  TWO-THOUSAND-TWO  TOYOTA   S-U-V  
OPERATED BY  57 YEAR OLD TAMMY WELDON OF BOWLING GREEN…..
THE FRONT OF THE CRUISER THEN COLLIDED WITH THE REAT BUMPER OF THE PICKUP…….CAUSING I TO  HIT THE WELDON
VEHICLE….AND THEN LEAVE THE ROADWAY……

ALL THREE DRIVERS WERE TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN WHERE THEY WERE TREATED AND
RELEASED…..



SIMPSON MAN SENTENCED
06/08/18

A WOODBURN MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED  IN FEDERAL COURT TO 15-MONTHS IN PRISON  FOR THREE FELONY VIOLATONS OF
THE FEDERAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES PROTECTION ACT…..

60 YEAR OLD GARY WOMACK HAD PLEAD GUILTY TO THE CHARGES IN MARCH…..

THE CASE RESULTED FROM A THREE YEAR UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION….BY PARK SERVICE AGENTS AND THE F-B-I…..BASED
ON ALLEGATIONS THAT WOMACK POSSESSED HUMAN REMAINS WHICH ORIGINATED FROM MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK……



ARREST
06/08/18

A BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES FOLLOWING A PURSUIT….
AUBURN POLICE HAD ASKED THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  TO LOCATE  A STOLEN VEHICLE…..BUT WHEN
DEPUTIES LOCATED IN ON BARRNE RIFER DAM ROAD…..IT SPED  OFF…..

THE DRIVER….STEVEN R. LOGSDON…..ABANDONED THE VEHICLE ON STUMP BLUFF ROAD…..BUT WAS LATER APPREHENDED
AND CHARGED WITH FLEEING OR EVADING…..WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND SEVERAL
OTHER CHARGED……



SPORTS
06/08/18

AN ITALIAN  COURT HAS RULED IN FAVOR OF WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….IN A        15-YEAR-LONG COURT CASE…..
INVOLVING BIG RED……

W-K-U PREVIOUS  SUED THE ITALIN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP…..MEDIASET IN TWO-THOUSAND-THREE……CLAIMING  A SIMILAR
LOOKNG CHARACTER IS BASED ON BIG RED……

THE SCHOOL DIDN’T PREVAIL IN ITS CASE……BUT  BIG RED CREATOR RALPH CARY REFILED THE CASE……







MINTON RULING
06/07/18

KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE….JOHN MINTON-JUNIOR….. HAS DENIED A REQUEST BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN   
TO DISQUALIFY A JUDGE FROM RULING ON A  LAWSUIT CHALLENGING THE LEGALITY   OF  A BILL THAT OVERHAULS THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  PENSION SYSTEM……

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD  HAS THE CASE…..BEVIN’S ATTORNEY ASKED HIM TO RECUSE HIMSELF BECAUSE
HE BELONGS TO ONE OF KENTUCKY’S RETIREMENT SYSTEMS……ANE WHEN HE REFULED…...BEVIN ASKED MINTON  TO
REPLACE HIM…….



COMMERICAL VEHICLE FIRE
06/07/18

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO A COMMERICAL VEHICLE FIRE……ON THE NATCHER PARKWAY……YESTERDAY MORNING…..

51 YEAR OLD WILLIAM BRANSCUM OF NANCY…..PULL   HIS A TWENTY-10 INTERNATIONAL SEMI-TRUCK   ONTO THE SHOULDER
WHERE  THE CAB  BECAME  ENGULFED IN FLAMES…...THE FIRE  WAS CONTAINED TO THE TRUCK AND  DID NOT IGNITE THE
LIQUID FERTILIZER BEING TRANSPORTED IN THE TANKER……

ALL LANES  OF THE PARKWAY WERE TEMPORARILY CLOSSED WHILE THE FIRE WAS CONTAINED…….



WHITNEY
06/07/18

73 YEAR OLD LAURA  JO “JODY” WHITNEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE
TODAY (THURS) AT 12NOON AT PLEASANT GROVE CEMETERY…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; TRACY…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANKIE AND SARAH CALVERT ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……:



SPORTS
06/07/18

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM  WILL BEGIN  A NEW…..FOUR-YEAR SERIES …..AGAINST LOUISVILLE  
BEGINNING IN   TWENTY-19….

THE TOPPERS AND CARDINALS   WILL  MEET FOR THE 80TH TIME  AT  BRIDGESTONE ARENA ON A  DATE YET  TO BE
DETERMINED…..THE 20-20 GAME WIL BE PLAYED IN LOUISVILLE…..THE 20-21 GAME WILL BE HELD IN BOWLING GREEN….AND
THE 20-22 GAME WILL TAKE PLACE IN LOUISVILLE……

WESTERN AND LOUISVILLE FIRST MET   IN 1926….AND THE CARDINALS LEAD THE SERIES…..40-TO-39……..







KY ELECTION TURNOUT
06/06/18

DESPITE  CROWDED BALLOTS…..MASSIVE NUMBERS OF KENTUCKY’S  REGISTERED VOTERS DECIDED TO SKIP LAST MONTH’S
PRIMARY ELECTION…..
IN THE COMMONWEALTH  23-PPOINT-FIVE PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…...WHILE IN ALLEN COUNTY
THE VOTER TURNOUT  WAS 28-POINT THREE PERCENT…..
IN AT LEAST 17 COUNTIES….FEWER THAN 20-PERCENT OF VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS……WITH KENTON COUNTY
RECORDING THE LOWEST TURNOUT AT  10-POINT-ZERO-ONE PERCENT……
THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS CERTIFIED RESULTS YESTERDAY…WITH THE EXCEPTON OF A JEFFERSON COUNTY JUDICIAL
RACE  WHERE THE TOP  VOTE GETER DIED THE DAY AFTER THE ELECTION…..AND ONLY   17-VOTES SEPARATE THE SECOND
AND THIRD PLACE FINISHERS……

THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE RECEIVED MORE THAN  120-COMPLAINTS ON ELECTON DAY WITH INVESTIGATORS
CONTINUE TO LOOK INTO THREE OF THOSE…..
IN ADDITION…..THE ATTORNEY GENERL’S OFFIE RECEIVED 318 COMPLAINTS ON ELECTION DAY……AND   81 OF THOSE HAVE
BEEN REFERRED TO INVESTIGATORS……



FATAL-WARREN
06/06/18

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF RUSSELLVILLE ROAD AND PETROS ROAD…..NEAR THE WARREN/LOGAN
COUNTY LINE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…. CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE  SAY 77 YEAR OLD LILLIE REMOUR OF AUBURN WAS  EAST BOUND ON RUSSELLVILLE ROAD IN HER TWO-
THOUSAND-ONE HONDA…..WHEN SHE   HIT A TWENTY-16  VOLVO SEMI-TRACTOR/TRAILER  DRIVEN BY 62 YEAR  OLD HOWARD
BRADLEY  OF BROWER IN THE REAR….AS HE WAS TURNING FROM  PETROS ROAD ONTO RUSSELLVILE ROAD….

REMOUR WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE BY THE WARREN COUNTY CORONER……



MARION MAN CHARGED
06/06/18

A MARION COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN  ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE…..

STATE POLICE  SERVIED AN INDICTMENT  WARRANT ON 45 YEAR OLD HOWARD SUMMERS  OF LEBANON MONDAY…..CHARING
HIM WITH MURDER, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE AND POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A CONVICTED FELON…..

SUMMERS IS BELIEVED  TO BE RESPONSIBLE  FOR THE DEATH F OF HIS WIFE….. .SUSANNE…..IN DECEMBER OF TWENTY-14……..



TENNESSEE MAN ARRESTED
06/06/18

A TENNESSEE MAN WANTED IN THE KILLING OF HIS BOSS IN NASHVILLE MONDAY WAS APPREHENDED ON I-65 NEAR BOWLING
GREEN…..

36 YEAR OLD DOMENIC MICHELI…..KILLED HIS FORMER  BOSS 46 YEAR OLD JOEL PAAVOLA WITH A HATCHER AND ANOTHER
BLADED INSTRUMENT  AT THE BALANCE TRAINING CENTER  IN NASHVILLE…..
PAAVOLA…. WHO HAD FIRE MICHELI   14-MONTHS AGO….WAS ASSISTING CLIENTS  WITH WORKOUTS  WHEN HE WAS
ATTACKED…….



WHITE
06/06/18

83 YEAR OLD JOYCE LANE WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT ALIVE HOSPICE IN NASHVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS
OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO ALIVE HOSPICE…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JOSEPH AND LIBBY OF TENNESSEE AND DALE AND LISA OF NORTH
CAROLINA…….TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAROLD AND LUDY LANE OF FLORIDA AND DONALD AND RITA LANE OF
SCOTTSVILLE……A SISTER; FERN BROWNFIELD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; ANN LANE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
PATSY LANE OF TENNESSEE…. AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; ROGER WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/06/18

THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM WILL HOST A THREE-DAY…..COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE  CAMP…..JUNE 20TH D THRU
22ND…..

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

THE CAMP WILL RUN FROM  EIGHT UNTIL NOON EACH DAY  WITH A  FEE OF    40-DOLLARS  PER CAMPER  AND HOUSEHOLDS
WITH MORE THAN ONE CAMPER WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT…….NO PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SIGN UPS WILL BE
TAKEN THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP……

CAMPERS  WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPTION OF FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH THRU THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM……







COLLEGE ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
06/05/18

THE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION IS CONSIDERING A PROPOSAL  TO CHANGE THE  MINIMUM GUIDELINES   FOR  
ADMISSION TO KENTUCKY’S PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES….

STUDENTS WANTING TO ENTER  A STATE-SUPPORTED….FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION NEED A MINIMUM  HIGH  SCHOOL   G-P-A  OF
TWO-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…. ALTHOUGH STUDENTS WOULD BE ALLOWED TO SET HIGHER ADMISSION STANDARDS……

STUDENTS WITH A LOWER  G-P-A COULD STILL BE ACCEPTED…..BUT THEY WOULD HAVE TO ENTER INTO A LEARNING
CONTRACT WITH THE COLLEGE THAT WOULD INCLUDE A NUMBER OF SUPPORT SERVICES…..SUCH AS REMEDIAL CLASSES
AND MENTORING…..

STUDENTS WHO DECLINE TO COMMIT TO A LEARNING CONTRACT WOULD BE REFERRED TO A COMMUNITY OR TECHNICAL
COLLEGE…..



ACTIVISTS DENIED ENTERY TO CAPITAL
06/05/18

ANTI-POVERTY ACTIVISTS  WERE  DENIED GROUP ACCESS INTOTHE KENTUCKY CAPITAL YESTERDAY…..FOLLOWING AN
OUTDOOR RALLY WHERE THE FIRST  WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAID WERE DENOUNCED….

ABOUT 400-PEOPLE DEMONSTRATED  IN FRONT OF THE STATE HOUSE  AND MANY OF THEM MARCHED TO THE FRONT DOORS
HOPING TO ENTER……HOWEVER….THEY WERE TOLD BY OFFICERS THAT ONLY TWO COULD ENTER AT A TIME…AND WHEN
THEE EEITED  ANOTHER TWO WOULD BE ALLOWED IN….

ACCORDING TO TROOPER   JOSH LAWSON…..PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMANDER FOR STATE POLICE HEADQUARTERS……OFFICERS
LIMITED ACCESS BECAUSES THE GROUP DIDN’T SEEK APPROVAL TO PROTEST INSIDE THE BUILDING…..



BARN FIRE
06/05/18

A BARN FIRE ON OLD GAINESVILLE ROAD WAS A TOTAL LOSS……
THE STRUCTUE CONTAINED    250 ROLLS OF HAY…..TWO TRACTORS….A ROLLER…. AND A SIDE-BY-SIDE……
IT’S THOUGHT   SPONTANEUS COMBUSTION……IN THE ROLLS OF WHEAT HAY….. IS WHAT IGNITED THE  BLASÉ….

AROUND  40 FIREFIGHTERS FROM   DEPARTMENT BATTLED THE FIRE FOR ABOUT TWO HOURS BEFORE BRINGING IT UNDER
CONTROL……







GLASGOW FARMER DISCIPLINED
06/05/18

THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SAYS A BARREN COUNTY FARMER HAS BEEN DISCIPLINED FOR FAILING TO PROOERY PAY
FOREIGN WORKERS….

CHRISTOPHER LEE SMITH  HAS BEEB BARRED FROM APPLYING FOR CERTIFICATION TO REQUEST TEMPORARY  FOREIGN
WORKERS UNDER THE  VISA PROGRAM FOR THREE YEARS….AND HE HAS ALSO BEEN FIEND MORE THAN 35-THOUSAND
DOLLARS………

INVESTIGATORS SAY SMITH  FAILED TO REIMBURSE WORKERS FOR TRANSPORTATION AND FOR THEIR VISA EXPENSES…..AND
ALSO HE DIDN’T PAY WORKERS THE REQUIRED MINIMUM WAGE…..AND   FAILED  TO PAY THEM ON TIME……



CLINTON INMATE FOUND
06/05/18

AN ESCAPEE FROM THE CLINTON COUNTY JAIL DIDN’T HAVE HIS FREEDOM LONG….
STATE POLICE  WERE NOTIFIED SUNDAY   THAT   32-YEAR-OLD  RYAN TWEEDY OF PADUCAH HAD ESCAPED…..

TROOPERS LOCATED TWEEDY ABOUT AN HOUR LATER IN AN  ABANDONED TRUCK AND HE WAS  RETURNED  TO THE JAIL….
WHERE HE’S  FACING ADDITIONAL CHARGES…………



SPORTS
06/05/18

FORMER  UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ATHLETIC DIRECTOR…..C-M-NEWTON…..HAS DIED AT THE AGE OF 88….

NEWTON’S BASKETBALL CAREER SPANNED  50-YEARS AS HE  WAS A MEMBER OF THE WILDCATS  1951  N-C-A-A CHAMPONSHIP
TEAM…..

HE ALSO  HAD A 509 AND 375 COACHING RECORD FOLLOWING STINTS AT TRANSYLVANIA  COLLEGE….ALABANMA…..AND
VANDERBILT…….







SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM
06/04/18

AGAIN THIS SUMMER…..THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PARTICIPATING IN THE….“SUMMER FOOD SERVICE
PROGRAM”…..WHICH BEGINS TODAY AND RUNS THRU JULY 31ST…..
THE PROGRAM PROVIDES BREAKFAST AND LUNCH….MONDAY THRU FRIDAY…FOR THOSUE 18 YEARS OLD AND YOUNGER…..AT
VARIOUS SITES….

BREAKFAST IS SERVED AT THE CORE AND THE HIGH SCHOOL FROM SEVEN-30 TO EIGHT-30…..…..

LUNCH IS SERVED  AT THE HIGH SCHOOL FRONM 10-30 TO 12-30…….THE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE
APARTMENTS FROM 11 TO 11-25……ALCO APARTMENTS FROM 11-35 TO NOON……AT THE CORE FROM 11-45 TO 12-30……AT THE
LAW ENFORCEMENR CNER FROM 12 TO 112-30…..AND AT LANDMARK APARTMENTS FROM 12-10 TO 12-30….

LUNCH WILL ALSO BE SERVED AT THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY JULY 10TH, 12TH, 17TH, 19TH,  24TH AND 26TH…..



ROAD WORK
06/04/18

CREWS FROM THE BOWLING GREEN….KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET OFFICE    WILL BE WORKING ON  NUMBER OF
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PROJECTS THIS WEEK  IN BARREN…..MONROE…..AND TODD COUNTIES….

TODAY AND TOMORROW….CREWS WILL BE WORKING IN TODD COUNTY ON KENTUCKY ONE-ZERO-SEVEN….FROM  MILE POINT
EIGHT TO 10…..
CREWS WILL MOVE ONTO  KENTUCKY 12-97 IN BARREN COUNTY….WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY….FROM MILE POINT  SEVEN TO
NINE-POINT-FIVE…….
AND THE WORK WILL WRAP-UP  FRIDAY  ON KENTUCKY  TWO-16  IN MONROE COUNTY……..




HENSON
06/04/18

99 YEAR OLD CHRISTINE HOWELL HENSON OF THE BOYCE COMMUNITY DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND
REHAB……FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE TRAMMEL NATIVE WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT BEECH GROVE
GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH  WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY….. VISITAION BEGINS AFTER  12NOON WEDNESDAY  AT
GOAD FUNERAL HOME…AND AFTER 10 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RANDALL AND DAPHANA…..AND A DAUGHTER; RITA HENSON  ALL OF
ALVATON……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, NINE GREAT-GRANDCHIDLREN AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……







CANADIAN GRILL MAKER
06/01/18

A CANADIAN GRILL AND COOKWARE MAKER IS GOING TO LOCATE IN BOWLING GREEN….

CROWN VERITY U-S-A  WILL BUILD A 60-THOUSAND-SQUARE-FOOT FACILITY….ITS FIRST IN THE U-S…….IN THE KENTUCKTY
TRANSPARK…

THE FACILITY WILL INCLUDE SPACE FOR PRODUTION OF GRILLS AND OTHER COOKING EQUIPMENT…..AS-WELL-AS  STORAGE
AND DISTRIBUTION…..
PLANS CALL FOR CROWN VERITY TO BEGIN DISTRIBUTION  OF ITS AMERICAN-MARKET PRODUCTS STARTING  NEXT YEAR…….



MANHUNT
06/01/18

THE MANHUNT FOR 31 YEAR OLD STEVEN WIGGINS….WHO’S WANTED IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF DICKSON COUNTY DEPUTY
SHERIFF DANIEL BAKER….. CONTINUES….

BAKER WAS KILLED WEDNESDAY MORNING AFTER RESPONDING TO A CALL ABOUT A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE….

WIGGINS…..WHO’S BEEN ADDED TO THE T-B-I’s  TOP-10 MOST WANTED LIST…. IS CONSIDERED TO BE ARMED AND
DANGEROUS…..
AS THE REWARD FOR HAS CAPTURE  HAS NOW GROWN  TO 45-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



STEPHENS
06/01/18

80 YEAR OLD RUSSELL D. STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND TONYA STEPHENS, ROBERT STEPHENS, STACY STEPHENS
AND MICHALL HOLLAND ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JEFFERY STEPHENS OF PENNSYLVANIA…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-
LAW; J-D AND JUDY OF MT. WASHINGTON AND REX AND VANESSA OF HOLLAND…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;
VIRGINIA AND NORMAN CROWE OF FERN CREEK AND LINDA VIBBERT OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..13 GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/01/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF FISH AND WILDLIFE’S….FREE FISHING WEEK-END……. IS TOMORROW AND SUNDAY…..DNAY….

AN ANNUAL EVENT SINCE 1992….FREE FISHING WEEK-END OFFERS RESIDENTS AND NON-RESIDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO
FISH KENTUCKY WATERS WITHOUT A LICENSE OR PERMIT….
.
HOWEVER…LIMITS ON THE SIZE AND NUMBER OF FISH THAT ANGLERS MAY KEEP  STILL APPLY……







MAYES
05/31/18

75 YEAR OLD BARBARA  ANN  MAYS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERLA HOME WITH BURIAL IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND
MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RONALD MAYES…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RHONDA AND MICHAEL BACHSCHMIDT
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; MORRIS AND BETTY DOUGLAS OF ALVATON……AND A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; LINDA AND LARRY STOVALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDDHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE…..



MCGUFFEY
05/31/18

62 YEAR OLD THOMAS CLAYPOOL MCGUFFEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL
BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE
FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE CENTER FOR COURAGEOUS
KIDS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; RITA COOK MCGUFFEY…..TWO SONS; WESLEY AND JOHN BOTH OF BRANDENBURG……A
DAUGHTER; MEREDITH FUQUA OF SCOTTSILLE….TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; KEN MCGUFFEY AND WIFE PATRICIA
HARSTON OF INDIANA AND BUEL AND GAIL  MCGUFFEY OF SCOTTSVILLE…. AND A SISTER; PAMELA MCGUFFEY OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/31/18

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM LAST NIGHT…..AS SOUTH WARREN DEFEATED AC/S  IN
THE FOURTH REGION SEMI-FINALS 11 TO ONE……


IN THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL GAME…..
WARREN EAST BLANKED FRANKLIN/SIMPSON 11 TO NOTHING…..

FOURTH REGION SEMI-FNAL BASEBALL GAME SAW…..
RUSSELL COUNTY SHUT-OUT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TWO TO NOTHING…..
AND BOWLING GREEN BEAT CUMBERLAND COUNTY 12 TO TWO……


CONFERENCE  U-S-A BASKETBALL WILL HAVE A DIFFERENT LOOK THIS SEASON…. WITH A MAJOR CHANGE  TO THE LEAGUE’S 18-
GAME  CONFERENCE SCHEDULE…..

EVERY TEAM WILL PLAY 14-GAMES GAMES AGAINST LEAGUE OPPONENTS…..
THEN THE LEAGUE WILL BE SEEDED INTO A POD SYSTERM…..BASED ON THEIR LEAGUES STANDING AFTER THE 14-GAMES…..
AND CONFERNENCE U-S-A WILL THEN ANNOUCE EVERY TEAMS REMAINING SCHEDULE TO COMPLETE THE REGUALR
SEASON……FILLING PREDETERMINED DATES…..







POLICE AWARDS
05/30/18

A GOOD CROWD WAS ON HAND LAST NIGHT…..AS THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT HELD THEIR ANNUAL AWARDS
CEREMONY……

AMONG THE AWARDS PRESENTED WERE…..
THE CIVILIAN  AWARD TO PETE VAUGHN AND BRENDA RICH……
TELEMCOMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR….. MADIE CALVERT…..
OFFICER OF THE YEAR…. OFFICER TOM SUOY……
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD WAS PRESENTED TO THE FAMILY OF TRUMAN MAYS…..
AND THE LIFETIME DEDICATION OF SERVICE AWARD WENT TO DETECTIVE  TED SEAMAN……



RANE TO UPGRADE
05/30/18

RANE PRECISION  DIE CASTING IN RUSSELLVILLE ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT PLANS TO INVEST  FIVE-POINT-EIGHT
MILLION DOLLARS   IN NEW EQUIPMENT….. TOOLING…..AND  UPGRADES  AND RETAIN MORE  THAN  170 JOBS…..

FOUNDED IN 1956 BY ROCKWELL CORPORATION….RAND MANUFACTURES HIGH-PRESSURE ALUMINUM DIE-CAST STEERIGN
AND COMPRESSOR COMPONENTS FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY…….

THE FACILITY WAS SOLD IN 1989….AND THAT BEGAN A  SERIES F OWNERSHIP AND NAME CHANGER……CUTMINATING WITH
RANE-MADRAS PURCHASING THE COMPANY EARLIER THIS YEAR……



SPORTS
05/30/18

AFTER BEING POSTPONED YESTERDAY……THE FOURTH REGION BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE TODAY
AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..

IN THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…..
RUSSELL COUNTY GOES AGAINST FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY TAKES ON BOWLING GREEN…..

IN THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH WARREN EAST……
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY SOUTH WARREN…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….LOVE-FM…..
WVLE…..STARTING AROUND FIVE-45



MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER IS ADDING CINCINNATI IN ITS LATEST ROUND OF EXPANSION……THE ADDITON BRINGS  MAJOR
LEAGUE SOCCOR TO A 26-TEAM LEAGUE……

CINNCINNATI WILL JOIN THE LEAGUE NEXT SEASON….AND WILL PLAY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI’S FOOTBALL STADIUM
….WHILE A 21-THOUSAND SEAT  SOCCER  STADIUM IS BUILT……

NASHVILLE GOT ONE OF THE TWO EXPANSION SPOTS LAST YEAR…..BUT THE LEAGUE HELD OFF PICKING THE OTHER TESM
FROM AMONG SACRAMENTO….. DETROIT……AND CINCINNATI……







FATAL-ALLEN
05./29/18

A TWO VEHICLE  ACCIDENT IN SCOTTSIVLLE CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE  WERE CALLED TO THE ACCIDENT….INVOLVING A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE…..AT  THE INTER-EAXCTION  OF NEW
GALLATIN ROAD AND FRANKLIN ROAD….

51 YEAR OLD DANNY HARLESS OF TENNESSEE WAS DRIVING A  TWO-THOUSAND       G-M-C PICK-UP ON FRANKLIN ROAD  AND
FAILED TO YIELD THE RIGHT OF WAY AT THE TRAFFIC SIGNALE…..AND PULLED INTO THE PATH OF A  TWENTY-12 KENWORTH
OPERATED BY    27 YEAR OLD  DELVIN BROWN OF NORTH CAROLINA……

HARLESS…..WHO WAS NOT WEARING A SEAT BELT…..DIED AT THE SCENE……



BG MAN PLEADS GUILTY
05/29/18

A BOWLING GREEN MAN HAS PLEAD GUILTY…..IN FEDERAL COURT….TO MULTIPLE DRUG AND FIREARM OFFENSES….

40 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL L COMPTON ADMITTED TO AIDING AND ABETTING THE KNOWING AND INTENTIONAL
POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUATE METH  MARIJUANA…..HE ALSO ADMMITTED TO MANUFACTURING METH…….AND
BEING A PROHIBITED PERSON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION……

SENTENCING  IS SET FOR AUGUST 27TH……AND COMPTON   FACES UP TO 65-YEARS IN PRISON…...A FINE OF UP TO   TWO-
POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS….AND THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE……



BOAT EXPLODES
05/19/18

A BOAT EXPLOSION ON KENTUCKY  LAKE INJURED  EIGHT PERSONS….

FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICERS SAY THE 32-FOOT CRUISER WAS A TURTLE  BAY MARINA WHEN THE BLAST OCCURRED…..THE
EXPLOSION CAME AFTER THE ENGINE  WAS STARTED WHILE THE BOAT WAS TIED TO THE FUEL ISLAND……

THE BOAT  WAS COMPLETELY DESTROYED  SCATTERED   FOR 100-YARDS…..



WHITE
05/29/18

76 YEAR OLD PAT COOKSEY WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A  SISTER; MARY ANN OGLES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO NIECES; BARBARA WADE AND HUSBAND JOE AND
KAREN SHOCKLEY AND HUSBAND BRO. ROY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO GREAT-NEPHEWS, TWO GREAT-NIECES, TWO GREAT-
GREAT-NEPHEWS AND THREE GREAT-GREAT-NIECES ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/29/18

AT THE FOURTH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY….. LADY PATRIOTS ADVANCED TO THE  SEMI-FINALS….AS THEY
DEFEATED THE LOGAN COUNTY LADY COUGARS   ONE TO NOTHING…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE TAKING ON SOUTH WARREN TONIGHT……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
05/25/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE SATISTICS….THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN
COUNTY FELL FROM THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN MARCH TO THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN APRIL….AND THIS APRIL’S
JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO BELOW THE THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN APRIL   OF LAST YEAR…..

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL  IN ALL 120 COUNTIES……
WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT TWO-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED  THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT 11-POINT-NINE PERCENT…….



GRADUATION
05/25/18

THE 44TH COMMENCEMENT FOR ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL IS TONIGHT……AT SIX-30…..IN PATRIOT GYM……
FOLLOWING GRADUATION……UP-ALL-NIGHT ACTIVITIES WILL BEGIN  AT MIDNIGHT  AND LAST UNTIL SIX TOMORROW
MORNING……



MEMORIAL DAY DRIVING
05/25/18



THE OFFICIAL START OF SUMMER……THE LONG MEMORIAL DAY WEEK-END IS HERE…AND ACCORDING TO  TRIPLE “A”  .ALMOST
42-MILLON WILL TRAVELING THIS HOLIDEY WEEK-END……WITH  ONE-POINT-EIGHT MILLION TRAVELING BY AUTOMOBILE…..
WHICH IS UP THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT FROM  LAST  YEAR…… THE ANNUAL “CLICK IT OR TICKET” CAMPAIGN IS ALSO
UNDERWAY….AND AUTHORITIES WILL BE WORKING TO KEEP THE ROADWAYS SAFE…..

THE OFFICIAL HOLIDAY PERIOD BEGINS AT SIX TONIGHT AND RUNS UNTIL MIDNIGHT MONDAY…….



DEATH INVESTIGATON
05/25/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE CONDUCTING  A DEATH INVESTIGATION….AFTER A WOMAN WAS FOUND DEAD  IN HER MOTEL
ROOM….

JAMES BROADDUS CALLED AUTHORITIES TO REPORT HE HAD FOUND HIS WIFE DEAD  AT THE ECONO LODGE….

OFFICERS SAY….AS OF RIGHT NOW…..THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF  FOUL PLAY  .AND NO ONE IS IN CUSTODY…….



SPORTS
05/25/18

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT KENTUCKY  WILL HOST KANSAS ON JANUARY  26TH……IN THE HEADLINE   MATCH-UP  OF
THE TWENTY-19…SEC-BIG 12 CHALLENGE….

THE ONE DAY…..WHICH IS HELD ON VAROIS CAMPUSES……MATCHES   ALL 10 BIG-12 SCHOOLS AND  10 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN
CONFERENCE   14-MEMBERS…..

THE S-E-C WON LAST YEARS EVENT  SIX TO FOUR…..WHICH MARKED THE FIRST TIME IN THE EVENT’S FIVE YEAR HISTORY THE   
S-E-C FINISHED  ABOVE 500…….ALTHOUGH THE CHALLENGE ENDED IN A   FIVE-ALL TIE LAST YEAR……







WKU BUDGET
05/24/18

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY FINANCE AND BUDGET COMMITTEE IS SENDING  TO THE  FULL BOARD OF
REGENTSUENTS….A PROPOSED SENDING PLANT THAT INCREASES STUDENT TUTION AND FEES……AS-WELL-AS EMPLOYEES
SALARIES……….

THE PROPOSAL……WHICH TAKES EFFECT JULY FIRST…..WOULD INCREASE UNDERGRADUATE TUITION BY  FOUR-PERCENT…..
AND ADD  50-DOLLARS   TO THE ON-LINE  COURSE FEE ASSESSMENT TO  FULL-TIME STUDENTS…..

THE PROPOSED   TUITION HIKE WOULD GENERATE  NEARLY  FIVE-POINT-SIX MILLON DOLLARS   THAT WOULD BE USED  FOR
MERIT-BASED RAISES  FOR WESTERN EMPLOYEES…….



GROUND BREAKING
05/24/18

GROUND WAS BROKEN IN BOWLING GREEN YESTERDAY FOR A NEW 46-THOUSAND-410 SQUARE FOOT DISTRIBUTION  CENTER
THAT WILL CREATE 11-NEW JOBS…..

AMERICAN LEATHER DIRECT….WHICH DISTRIBUTES FULL GRAIN LEATHER FOR THE PRODUCTION OF HIGH-QUALITY FINISHED
PRODUCTS…..IS CONSTRUCTING THE FACILITY ON CENTRAL AVENUE……



MILK CONTRACTS
05/24/18

MORE THAN 100 FARMERS……INCLUDING 20 IN KENTUCKY….HAVE BEEN TOLD THEIR MILK PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS WITH
DEAN FOODS  ARE EXPIRING  THIS SUMMER…..THE TERMINNATION DATE  WAS  MAY 31ST….BUT THAT  DEADLINE  HAS NOW
BEEN EXTENDED END TO THE END OFJUNE…..

ACCORDING  TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL……THE CONTRACTS ARE BEING TERMINATED BECAUSE  WAL-MART WIILL NO LONGER
BUY DEAN’S MILK FOR ITS  GREAT VALUEY BRAND…….

THE LOSS WLL CUT PRODUCTION AT DEAN’S LOUISILLE PLANT….WHICH WILL CLOSE……AS WAL-MART HAS OPENED ITS OWN
PRODUCTION PLANT IN INDIANA……



SPORTS
05/24/18

IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME OF THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT….
BARREN COUNTY GOT THE BEST OF MONROE COUNTY ONE TO NOTHING…..


N-F-L OWNERS HAVE APPROVED A NEW POLICY AIMED AT ADDRESSING PROTESTS OVER THE NATIONAL ANTHEM…….

THE POLICY  WILL PERMITT PLAYERS  TO STAY IN THE LOCKER ROOM DURING THE PLAYING OF THE ANTHEM…..BUT IT
REQUIRES THME TO STAND IF THE COME TO THE FIELD…..AND ANY PLAYER OR TEAM PERSONNEL WHO KNEELS DURING THE
ANTHENM…WILL RESULT IN THE TEAM BEING FINED……

THE N-F-L PLAYERS ASSOCIATION SAYS IT WILL CHALLENGE ANY PART OF THE POLICY THAT VIOLATES THE COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING    AGREEMENT……







PRIMARY ELECTION
05/23/18

YESTERDAY WAS PRIMARY ELECTION DAY…..AND IN ALLEN COUNTY FOUR-THOUSAND-42 VOTERS…..OR 28-POINT-THREE
PERCENT OF THE REGISTERED         15-THOUSAND-ONE VOTERS……WENT TO THE POLLS….

IN THE RACE FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION FOR JUDGE EXECUTIVE……DENNIS HARPER RECENTED 21-HUNDRED 40
VOTES……BRIAN DYER 642 VOTES AND JIMMY MAYS 617…..HARPER WILL NOW FACE DEMOCRAT  STEVE ANDERSON IN
NOVEMBER….
IN THE RACE FOR SHERIFF…..INCUMBENT JEFF COOKE RECEIVES 15-HUNDRED 25 VOTES….DWIGHT KEEN 13-HUNDRED-87….
SAM CARTER 522 VOTES…. WITH NO OPPOSITION IN THE FALL….COOKE WAS REELECTED TO SERVE ANOTHER TERM….
THE FIRST DISTRICT  MAGISTERIAL RACE SAW TODD BRANSFORD DEFEAT TERRY TUCK 358 VOTES TO 251…..BRANSFORD WILL
NOW FACE DEMOCRAT ROGER BROWN  IN NOVEMBER….
IN THE THRID DISTRICT MAGSTRATES RACE…..INCUMBERT TONY WOLFE WON REELECTION AS HE RECEIVE 387 VOTES….
JUNIOR BRAY HAD  231….AND GARY HORNE 221….


THE FOURTH DISTRICT MAGISTRATES RACE SAW INCUMBENT RICKY COOKSEY BEING RELECLT WITH 496 VOTES…..AND JOHN
WEAVER RECEIVED 274 VOTES….
AND IN THE FIFTH DISTRICT MAGISTRATE RACE…..INCUMBENT   ROMAN PERRY JUNIOR WON RELECTION WITH 199 VOTES…..
ANTHONEY THOMPSON HAD 182 VOTES AND TIM MILLER 100 VOTES….
THE FIRST DISTRICT CONSTABLES   RACE SAW CHRISTOPHER SMITH WINNING THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATOIN WITH 83 VOTES….
COMPARED  TO JAMES WATKINS 62 VOTES…..SMITH WILL NOW FACE INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN  JONATHAN CARTER IN THE  
FALL….
IN THE SECOND  DISTRICT CONSTABLES  RACE…..BRUCE BACHER WAS THE WINNER WITH 227 VOTES….CARLA MAYNARD
RECEIVED  175 VOTES…..TONY KING 120…… SEAN MILLER 87 VOTES…..AND JOSEPH YOUNGBLOOD 17…..
IN THE FIFTH DISTRICT CONSTABLES RACE…..JAMES COOK WAS THE WINNER WITH 224 VOTES  AND LARRY SIMPSON HAD  
213…..
IN THE FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE….PAUL WALKER WON THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION  592 VOTES….AS ALONZO
PENNINGOTN RECEIVE 110 VOTES…WALKER WILL NOW FACE INCUMBENT  JAMES COMER IN NOVEMBER…


.AND IN THE RACE FOR SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR….INCUMBENT  ROB CLINE RECEIVED 558 VOTES……JERRY WHITNEY 235 VOTES…..
AND CHARLIE WITSCHEY 138 VOTES….. CLINE AND WHITNEY WILL NOW FACE EACH OTHER IN NOVEMBER…….



SPORTS
05/23/18

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT….

THE LADY PATRIOTS TOOK THE TITLE WITH A SEVEN TO TWO WIN OVER BARREN COUNTY…..BOTH TEAMS WILL NOW MOVE ON
TO THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT NEXT WEEK….






TRUCK DIRECTIONAL SIGNS
05/18/18
06:05AM

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THEY WILL   INSTALL LARGE PANEL SIGNS ON I-
65…..FOR LARGE COMMERCIAL TRUCKS… TO USE EXIT-20 AT THE NATCHER PARKWAY TO U-S TWO-31….TO GET TO
SCOTTSVILLE AND OTHER PARTS OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE SIGNS WILL BE PLACED  IN THE NORTHBOUND DIRECTION OF  I-65…SOUTH OF EXIT SIX…..AND IN THE SOUTHBOUND
DIRECTION….NORTH OF EXIT 38 AT SMITHS GROVE…..SALLER TEMORARY SIGNS  WILL BE INSTALLED UNTIL THE PERMANENT
PANEL SIGNS ARE READY…..
THE DISTRICT THREE BOWLING GREEN OFFICE HAS RECEIVED A NUMBR OF CONCERNS FROM RESIDENTS ABOUT ILLEGAL
TRUCK  TRAFFIC ON SMITHS GROVE ROAD AND THE NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS…
DISTRICT THREE CHIEF ENGINEER  JOE PLUNK  SAID VERY FEW ROUTES  IN THE REGION ARE ON THE “NATIONAL TRUCK   
NETWORK”…..WHICH IS THE REASON FOR NOT SIGNING IN THE PAST…..
TRUCKS THAT ARE DESIGNED INCREASED DIMENSION MUST  USE THE ROUTES ON THE “NATIONAL TRUCK NETWORK” WHICH
INCLUDES  .WHICH INCLUDES  I-65….TWO-31…..AND 31-E………. HOWEVER…..ALLOWANCES ARE MADE FOR INCREASED
DIMENSION SIZED TRUCKS FOR UP TO 15-MILES FROM AN INTERSTATE OR JUP TO FIVE MILES FROM A STATE TRUCK NETWORK
ROUTE  FOR DELVERIES….FOOD… REPAIRS… SLEEP…OR HOME LOCATIONS…..



KENTUCKIAN HEADS CIA
05/18/18

THE SENATE VOTED YESTERDAY TO CONFIRM VETERAN  C-I-A  AGENT AND KENTUCKIAN  GINA HASPEL  TO BE THE FIRST FEMALE
DIRECTO IN THE 71-YEAR HISTORY OF THE AGENCY…..

THE 61-YEAR OLD HASPEL  WAS BORN  IN ASHLAND……SHE  ATTENED  THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY   AND GRANDUATED
FROM  THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE…..



SPORTS
05/19/18

THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK….AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..
WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON….



THREE MEMBERS OF THE LADY PATROT SOFTBALL TEAM HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO THE…..TWENTY-18….REGION-FOUR…..ALL-
REGION TEAMS…..

SENIORS TAYLOR STAMPS AND KRIS-ANN PARDUE   EARNED FIRST TEAM ALL-REGION…..
WHILE SOPHOMORE  MADI  GREGORY WAS A SECOND TEAM….ALL-REGON SELECTON…..BASED ON VOTING  BY REGION-FOUR  
COACHES……







TIRE AMNESTY
05/17/18


THE TIRE AMNESTY PROGRAM  BEGINS TODAY  IN ALLEN COUNTY….

TIRE RETAILERS…AGRICULTURAL TIRE RETAILERS…. AND SALVAGE YARDS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE
PROGRAM……RESIDENTS WITH LARGE TRUCK TIRES WILL BE REQUIRED TO BRING ASSISTANCE TO UNLOAD…..AND PROOF OF
ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENCY MAY BE REQUIRED…..
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL TWO-THREE-SEVEN-36-31 OR SIX-TWO-TWO-58-67……



F-150 PRODUCTION
05/17/18

FORD IS RESUMING THE PRODUCTION  OF THE F-150…..FOLLOWING A  FIRE AT A PLANT IN MICHIGAN  WERE COMPONENTS FOR
THE DASH ARE MADE…

WORK WILL RESTART TOMORROW AT THE DEARBORN TRUCK PLANT….AND PRODUCTION OF THE “SUPER DUTY” AT THE
LOUISVILLE PLANT  AND THE F-150 AT THE KANSAS CITY  PLANT WILL RESUME BY MONDAY……



ACS JOB FAIR
05/17/18

SENIORS AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TOMORROW…..TO FIND A JOB WITHOUT
LEAVING SCHOOL…..

AS THE HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT…..IN PARTNERSHIP WITH   KENOVA WORKS…..WILL HOST A JOB FAIR FROM
12NOON TO TWO-30  IN THE HIGH SCHOOL LOBBY…..

HUMAN RESOURCE REPRESENTATIVES…..FROM APPROXIMATELY 20 LOCAL AND AREA BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES WILL BE
ONSITE TO RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS FOR THEIR WORKFORCE……



SPORTS
05/17/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO BOWLING GREEN…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  ALSO PLAYS  IN BOWLING GREEN…..


ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HAS SCHEDULED  A PRESS CONFERENCE  FOR 12-30 TOMORROW AFTERNOON….
TO INTRODUCE  THE NEW PATRIOT  HEAD  BASKETBALL  COACH….

LADY PATRIOT HEAD BASKETBALL COACH BRAD BONDS  IS  TAKING OVER THE PATRIOT PROGRAM…….REPLACING  NICK
CHAYKOWSKI……







CITY COUNCIL
05/15/18

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT……
THE COUNCIL AUTHORIZED  MAYOR ROB CLINE  TO  SIGN THE DEED   ON A SMALL PORTION OF LAND NEAR THE RIGHT-OF-WAY
ON OLD TWO-31 AND BAYS FORK CREEK BRIDGE  TO DUGAS FAMILY PARK…..THE MAYOR WAS ALSO AUTHORIZED  TO SIGN THE
DEED GIVING THE HALCOMB HOUSE TO A  NONPROFIT ORGAINZATION……

A RESOLUTION  WAS APPROVED AND MAYOR CLINE  WAS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE MUNICIPAL ROAD AID AGREEMENT WITH
THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET…..THE CITY WILL BE RECEIVING  84-THOUSAND-493 DOLLARS….WHICH IS UP
ABOUT ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM LAST YEAR…..
AND THE COUNCIL APPROVED ADVERTISING FOR BIDS ON SEWER LINES FOR HIGHWAY TWO-31……UPON CLEARANCE BY THE
KENTUCKY DIVISION OF WATER…..…

ONE RESIDENT APPROACHED THE COUCIL CONCERNING STOPPED UP DRAINAGE PIPES IN THE NINTH STREET AREA…..THAT IS
CAUSING STANDING WATER…..CITY SUPERINTENDENT   WILLIAM THOMASON AND MAYOR   CLINE SAID THEY WOULD WORK WITH
STATE TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM……




MESONET EXPANDING
05/15/18

THE KENTUCKY MESONET……LOCATED AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….. CONTINUES TO EXPAND  WITH TWO NEW  
STATIONS BEING PLANNED….

THE MESONET’S   71ST  STATION WILL BE IN THE TOWN OF DIXON IN WEBSTER COUNTY……IT’S ALSO ONE OF MESONET’S  
SPONSORED STATIONS….WITH A PORTION OF THE COSTS OF INSTALLATION AND OPERATIONS COVERED BY WEBSTER
COUNTY…….AND THE 72ND STATION WILL BE A THIRD MESONET SITE IN SHELBY COUNTY……

THE KENTUCKY MESONET COLLECTS REAL-TIME DATA EVERY FIVE MINUTES  ON TEMPERATURE…. PRECIPITATION….
HUMIDITY…..SOLAR RADIATION……WIND SPEED…. AND WIND DIRECTION…….AND THE DATA IS AVAILABLE ON-LINE…..



TODD COUNTY GROUNDBREAKING
05/14/18

GROUND WAS BROKEN IN TODD COUNTY YESTERDAY FOR  NOVELIS INCORPORATED TO CONSTRUT   A 305-MILLION DOLLAR
ALUMINUM PROCESSING PLANT  WHICH WILL CREATE   125 FULL-TIME JOBS

THE 400-SQUARE FOO FACILITY IS BEING BUILT  ON A 150-ACRE GREENFIELD SITE IN GUTHRIE……ONCE COMPLETED…..THE
FACILITY WILL TREAT AND PRE-HEAT ROLLED ALUMINUM COILS FORM NEARBY LOGAN ALUMINUM IN RUSSELLVILLE……

NOVELIS OPERATES   24-ADVBANCED ROLLING AND RECYCLING FACILITES IN 10-COUNTRIES IN  NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA….
THAT EMPLOYEES  11-HOUSAND INDIVIDUALS AND DID   12-BILLION DOLLARS IN REVENUE IN FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18……



T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL
05/15/18

THE BOARD OF T-J REGIONAL HEALTH  HAS ANNOUNCED THEY WILL NOT RENEW THE CONTEOR OF BUD WETHINGTON…..THE
CURRENT C-E-O  OF T-J REGONAL HEALTH…..

BOARD CHAIRMAN   MIKE BRYANT SAID THE BOARD  APPRECIATES WETHINGTON’S CONTRIBUTIONS…….BUT THEY FEEL ITS TIME
FOR A CHANGE…..

NEIL THORNBURY…..CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER…..HAS BEEN APPOINTED INTERIM C-E-O  OF  T-J  REGIONAL  HEALTH……



SPORTS
05/15/18

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


THE DISTRICT 15 BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN MONDAY…..

THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT IS BEING PLAYED AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..AS MONDAY THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON
MONROE COUNTY…..
TUESDAY THE TROJANS BATTLE GLASGOW…..AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED WEDNESDAY…….

THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT IS ALSO BEING PLAYED AT  BARREN COUNTY……
MONDAY THE LADY PATRIOTS TANGLE WITH MONROE  COUNTY….THEN BARERN COUNTY BATTLES GLASGOW……
AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP SOFTBALL GAME WILL BE PLAYED TUEDAYS…….







RECEIPTS UP
05/11/18

GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS REBOUNDED FROM A BELOW PAR MARCH….TO HAVE THE LARGEST COLLECTION MONTH IN APRIL IN
THE HISTORY OF THE COMMONWWEALTH……

COLLECTONS GREW IN APRIL  SIX-POINT-THREE PERCENT WHEN COMPARED TO APRIL OF LAST YEAR….AND FOR THE FIRST 10-
MONTHS OF FISCAL TWENTY-18…..RECEIPTS HAVE GROWN  FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT……

IN DECEMBER……THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUPS REVISED ITS REVENUE ESTIMATES WHICH NOW CALLS FOR TWO-
POINT-THREE PERCENT GROWTH FOR THE ENTIRE FISCAL YEAR…..AND TO MEET THAT ESTIMATE…..RECEIPTS CAN DECLINE
SIX-POINT-FIVE PERCENT OVER THE LAST TWO MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR WHICH ENDS JUNE 30TH…..

BUDGET DIRECTOR  JOH CHILTON   DID SAY THAT RECENT CHANGES  IN FEDERAL AND STATE TAX LAWS COULD POTENTIALLY
ERODE SOME OF THE  YEAR-TO-DATE GAINS……



F150 PRODUCTION HALTED
05/11/18

FORD HAS HALTED PRODUCTION OF THE F-150…..IDLING 27-HUNDRED WORKER AT THE  PLANT IN LOUISVILLE…..

A FIRE AND EXPLOSION AT A PARTS SUPPLIER IN MICHIGAN STOPPED PRODUCTION OF COMPONENTS USED IN THE
INSTRUMENT PANEL OF THE F-150…..

THE TEMPORARY LAYOFFS AFFECT ONLY THE F-SERIES….AND PRODUCTION OF TWO S-U-S’s  AT THE LOUISVILLE  PLANT  WILL
CONTINUE……




MUSIC HALL OF FAME
05/11/18

THE “KENTUCKY MUSIC HALL OF FAME”….LOCATED IN RENFRO VALLEY…. WILL INDUCTED ITS NEWEST CLASS TONIGHT….

THIS YEAR’S CLASS INCLUDES…..DAVID “STRINGBEAN” AKEMAN…..DALE ANN BRADLEY…..JASON CRABB….JACKIE
DESHANNON…..BOBBY LEWIS…..AND BILLY RAY CRUS…….

THE CEREMONY BEGINS  AT SIX…….



FREEMAN
05/11/18

88 YEAR OLD  U-W  “JUNIOR”  FREEMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT MORGAN-SIFFORD FUNERAL IN PUXICO-MISSOURI WITH BURIAL IN PUXICO
CEMETERY……VISITATION WILL BE FROM ONE TO FIVE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DELOIS FREEMAN…..A DAUGHTER; JUDY FREEMAN OF MISSOURI…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; SHERRY
BARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; ETTA  MAE AND GENE DAUGHERTY…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW;
DALTON SCOTT ALL OF MISSOSURI…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/11/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IN ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELL COUNTY……

AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO METCALFE COUNTY…….


THE SEASON CAME TO AN  END FOR THE PREDATORS LAST NIGHT AS THEY LOST TO WINNIPEG FIVE TO ONE….AND THE JETS
WIN THE SERIES FOUR GAME TO THREE…..







FOOD FRENZY
05/19/18

DURING THE SECOND-ANNUAL……KENTUCKY LEGAL FOOD FRENZY…….THE COMMONWEALTH’S  LEGAL COMMUNITY DONATED  
MORE THAN 630-THOUSAND POUNDS  OF FOOD TO   KENTUCKY’S SEVEN REGONAL FOOD BANKS  TO HELP PREPARE FOR
INCREASED   DEMANDS  DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS…..….

THE TWENTY-18 CAMPAIGN RAN FROM MARCH 15TH THRU APRIL SECOND…...AND INVOLVED  118-LAW  FIRMS AND LEGAL
ORGANIZATONS…..REPRESENTING OVER TWO-THOUSAND ATTORNEYS AND STAFF……

LAST YEAR……THE FOOD BANKS DISTRIBUTED OVER  75-MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD ACROSS KENTUCKY’S  120-COUNTIES…….



APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS
05/10/18

THE BARREN COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVES OFFICE  AND THE BARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAVE ANNOUNCED THE
CREATION OF THREE NEW YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS…..

THEJUDGGE EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE HAS CREATED THE “OFFICE MANAGEMENT” PROGRAM…..WHILE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL
OFFER APPRENTICESHIPS IN “CULINARY ARTS AND TRANSPORTATION MAINTENANCE”…..

EACH TWO-YEAR PROGRAM   IS E AVAILABLE TO HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS….AND   REQUIRE 144-CLASSROOM AND
TWO-THOUSAND  “ON-THE-JOB” TRAINING HOURS EACH YEAR……



PATTI’S REOPENING
05/10/18

PATTIE’S 1880s SETTLEMENT RESTAURANT…..IN GRAND RIVERS  WHICH WAS DAMAGED BY FIRE IN IN THE KITCHEN  IN
FEBRUARY….HAD HOPED TO REOPEN QUICKLY…..

BUT AN INSPECTION OF THE BUILDING  FOUND THE DAMAGE WAS MORE WIDE-SPREAD THAT FIRST THOUGHT…..AND
INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVES RECOMMENDED THE ENTIRE BUILDING BE RAZED AND REBUILT…...AND DEMOLITION OF THE
RESTAURANT HAPPENED IN THE MIDDLE OF APRIL AND THEY NOW HOPE TO REOPEN  AROUND NOVEMBER FIRST…..



GRAYSON TEACHER ARRESTED
05/10/18

STATE POLICE SAY A GRAYSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER HAS BEEN ARRESTED ON SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES….

ROGER WILLIAM IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR AND ONE COUNT OF MATTER PORTRAYING A
SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR……



COMMENCEMENT
05/10/18

TOMORROW NIGHT…..WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVESITY  WILL HOST ITS FIRST OUTDOOR COMMENCEMENT  CEREMONY SINCE  
TWO-THOUSAND-SIX…..

THE 183RD COMMENCEMENT  WILL BEGIN AT FIVE WITH THE H”TOPPER WALK”…..

THE W-K-U GLASGOW CAMPUS WILL HAVE GRADUATION CEREMONIES TONIGHT (THURS) AT SIX…..

WKU’S SIX ACADEMIC COLLEGES WILL HOST SPECIAL RECOGNITON CEREMONESY SATURDAY AT DIDDLE ARENA…..

AND MONDAY NIGHT…...GRADUATION WILL BE HELD   AT THE ELIZABETHTOWN/FORT KNOX CAMPUS AT SIX…..AND AT THE
OWENSBORO CAMPUS  AT SIX-30…..



SPORTS
05/10/18

THE PATRIOT  VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT OME TO PLAY WARREN EAST……


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA  FOR THE SEVENTH AND FINAL GAME IN THEIR PLAY-OFF SERIES WITH THE
JETS……







HOME SALES
05/09/18

HOME SALES IN KENTUCKY DIDN’T FOLLOW THE NATIONAL  TREND IN MARCH..AS TRANSACTIONS  IN THE COMMONWEALTH
WERE DOWN  SIX-POINT-EIGHT  PERCENT  WHEN COMPARED TO  MARCH OF LAST  YEAR…..

EVEN WITH THE DROP OF 314 TOTAL SALES…..MARCH TWENTY-18 WAS STILL THE SECOND HIGHEST  ON RECORD….JUST
EDGING OUT MARCH TWO-THOUSAND-SIX WHEN  41-HUNDRED-SIX  HOMES WERE SOLD…..AND TOTAL HOME SALES FOR
MARCH  WERE UP 36-PERCENT  OVER FEBRUARY…..

HOME PRICES IN MARCH WERE UP   11-POINT-FIVE PERCENT TO….132-THOUSAND-290 DOLLARS……MAKING MARCH’S MEDIAN
PRICE THE FIFTH HIGHEST ON RECORD……

DAYS ON THE MARKET ALSO FELL IN MARCH TO 120…..WHICH IS DOWN FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT OVER MARCH OF LAST
YEAR……
AND FOR THE QUARTER…..HOMES CLOSED  FOUR DAYS FASTER…..HITTING 122- DAYS…….



ESCAPEE-SIMPSON
05/09/18

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED FROM A SIMPSON COUNTY JAIL WORK DETAIL WAS CAPTURED A SHORT
TIME LATER NEAR  BOWLING GREEN…..

THE WORK DETAIL WAS ON BLACK JACK ROAD  WHEN 50 YEAR OLD ROBERT KEITH STEELMAN  OF LOUISVILLE GAINED ACCESS
TO A  PASSENGER CAR AND LEFT…..

TROOPERS LOCATED THE VEHICLE  ON I-65  NEAR THE NORTHBOUND 22-MILE MARKER AND CONDUCTED A TRAFFIC STOP….
STELLMAN WAS CHARGED WITH ESCAPE AND THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING-AUTO…..
HE HAD ORIGINALLY BEEN LODGED IN JAIL ON A CHARGE OF POSSESSION  OF  A FORGED INSTRUMENT…….



HOWELL
05/09/18

80 YEAR OLD BOBBY NEAL “JOE” HOWELL  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW AFTERNOON (THURS) AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN BEECH GROVE CEMETERY….. VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM
OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILMA HOWELL…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; RICHARD AND JAMIE BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE, JODY AND SHARON OF TENNESSEE AND JEFF AND PENNY OF FRANKLIN……AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW; SHARI AND ROBERT RIPPY AND LISA AND MIKE HERRINGTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-
IN-LAW; JUNIOR AND KAY OF FRANKLIN,  RALPH, DAVID AND MARTIN AND CONNIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; SYBIL AND BOB UHLS OF FRANKLIN AND NADA AND TONY WEIDAUER OF SCOTTSVILLE……12
GRANDCHILDREN AND 18 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/09/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON  BARREN COUNTY…..AND PICKED UP A BIG DISTRICT WIN
OVER THE TROJANS NINE TO FOUR…..







KY TOURISM
05/08/18

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM….. THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOURISM  
INDUSTRY HAS GROWN NEARLY FOUR-PERCENT TO MORE THAN 15-BILLION DOLLARS……

KENTUCKY’S TOURISM INDUSTRY SUPPORTS MORE THAN  195-THOUSAND  JOBS  AND GENERATED  ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION
DOLLARS  TAXES…..WITH  202-MILLION GOING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS…. AND THE REST WENT TO STATE GOVERNMENT…..

TOURIST SPENDING IN THE COMMONWEALTH ACCOUNTED FOR MORE THAN NINE-POINT-FIVE BILLION  OF THE 15-BILLION
DOLLAR IMPACT….AND TOURISM JOBS ACCOUNTED FOR THREE-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS IN WAGES TO KENTUCKY
WORKERS…..

ALL OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S NINE TOURISM REGIONS POSTED GAINS LAST YEAR…..WITH THE LARGEST GAIN OF SIX-POINT-
FOUR PERCENT BEING IN THE WESTERN WATERLANDS REGON……



FATAL-EDMONSON
05/08/18

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO AN ACCIDENT YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….ON 31-W NEAR THE INTER-SECTION  WITH  KENTUCKY-
TWO-29  IN EDMONSON COUTY….THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A PARK CITY WOMAN….

A TWO-TOUSAND CHEVROLET PICK-UP……OPERATED BY 25 YEAR OLD KIAMI MILL.S….LEFT THE ROADWAY AND ROLLED
MULTIPLE TIMES….EJECTING MILLS WHO WAS UNRESTRAINED…..

SHE  WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLIN GREEN WHERE SHE SUCCUMBED TO HER INJUREIS………….



SPORTS
05/08/18

THE LADY PATRIOTS SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT GREENWOOD THIS AFTERNOON…..
AND THE PATROT VARSITY AND JUNOR VARSITY BASEBLL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY  BARREN COUNTY…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-
THREE…..LOVE-FM STARTING AROUND FOUR-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST…..AND DROPPED AN 11 TO NOTHING
DECISION TO THE  LADY RAIDERS……


IT WAS A BIG WIN FOR THE PREDATORS LAST NIGHT AS THEY SHUT OUT WINNIPEG FOUR TO NOTHING…..
THE SERIES NOW RETURNS TO NASHVILLE THURSDAY  NIGHT FOR THE SEVENTH AND DECIDING GAME……







VOTER NUMBERS
05/07/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE…..THREE-POINT-THREE MILLON KENTUCKIANS ARE
REGISTRED TO VOTE  IN THE PRIMARY ELECTON ON MAY 22ND…..

DEMOCRATIC  VOTERS REPRESENT JUST  MORE THAN  50-PERCENT OF THE ELECTROATE  WITH ONE-POINT-68 MILLION
REGISTERED VOTERS…..REPUBLICAN VOTERS TOTAL ONE-POINT-39 MILLION OR ABOUT  41-PERCENT OF VOTERS…. AND
EIGHT-POINT-FIVE PERCET OF VOTERS…..ABOUT 289-THOUSAND….AFFILIATE WITH ANOTHER  PARTY OR AS “0THER”…..THE
TOTAL REGISTERED REPRESENTS A NEW INCREASE OF ABOUT 62-THOUSAND SINCE THE TWENTY-16 GENERAL ELECTON….
AND MORE THAN HALF OF NEW REGISTERED VOTERS ARE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-AND-25……….

VOTER INFORMATION  INCLUDING REGISTRATION STATUS…..SAMPLE BALLOTS….AND POLLING PLACE LOCATIONS IS AVAILABE
ON-LINE AT…..GO-VOTE-K-Y-DOT-COM…….



17 YEAR OLD CHARGE WITH MURDER
05/07/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE CHARGED A 17 YEAR OLD IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF HIS STEP-FATHER…..

AUTHORITIES RESPONDED EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING  TO A RESIDENCE ON  BRANDYWOOD COURT WHERE THE BODY OF A
MAN….IDENTIFIED AT 36 YEAR OLD HOMER BOLING  WAS FOUND…..THE VICTIM HAD BEEN SHOT SEVERAL TIMES….
DURING  THE INVESTIGATION…..A 17 YEAR OLD  MALE WHO LIVES  AT THE RESIDENCE WITH HIS MOTHER….SISTER….AND STEP-
FATHER ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND  TOLD OFFICERS THAT HE HAD SHOT HIS STEP-FATHER BECAUSE HE HURT HIS
MOTHER….HE WENT ON TO SAY HE HAD PLANNED TO SHOT HIM IN THE LEGS  AND DIDN’T PLAN ON KILLING HIM….HE ALSO
SAID  HE CONTACTED SOMEONE HE GOES TO SCHOOL WITH AT WARREN CENTRAL HIGH AND ASKED TO BORROW A GUN….
HE ALSO TOLD OFFICERS HE THREW THE GUN OUT OF HIS CAR AROUND THE NASHVILLE ROAD/MEMPHIS JUNCTION AREA…..
BUT  LATER SAID HIS FRIEND FROM SCHOOL MIGHT STILL HAVE IT….
THE 17-YEAR-OLD HAS BEEN CHARGED  WITH MURDER-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND TAMPERING WITH   PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……



MEETING
05/07/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT SIX-30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE
CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW MORNING ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS AT 9 AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW
AFTERNOON  AT 4…..

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



SPORTS
05/07/18

THE PATRIOT  JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME THIS AFTERNOON TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR V ARSITY SOFALL TEAMS  HOST WARREN EAST…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-
THREE….LOVE-FM….WVLE….. STARTING AROUND FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON……

THE HOT RODS RETURN TO BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES  WITH PEORIA…………


THE PREDATORS ARE BACK IN WINNIPEG FOR GAME SIX  IN THE STANLY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..WITH THE JETS LEADING THE
SERIES THREE-GAMES-TO-TWO…….







BOIL WATER LIFTED
06/04/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY…..FOR HIGHWAY 98 TO
CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER TWO  .AND ALL ADJANCENT ROADS…….HAS BEEN LIFED…..



WKU BUDGET CUTS
05/04/18

YESTERDAY…..WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  PRESIDENT  DR. TIMOTHY CABONI REVEILED  “PHASE TWO”  OF THE SCHOOL’
S BUDGET CUTS…..

THE SECOND ROUND OF CUTS INCLUDES   10-FILLED STAFF POSITION ON AND THE ELIMINATION OF 20-VACANT POSITIONS…..
OF THOSE  20….12  ARE FACULITY  AND EIGHT ARE STAFF….
CARNONI SAID TO AVOID ACROSS-THE-BARD CUTS…..HE ASK DEANS AND DIVISON HEAD TO RECOMMEND POSITIONS FOR
ELIMINATION…..

THIS ROUND OF CUTS  WILL  RESULT IN 14-MILLION DOLLARS IN SAVINGS…..AND THE TOTAL OF THE TWO ROUNDS OF BUDGET
CUTS IS  27-MILLION DOLLARS…..…..



RUBBER DUCKY DERBY
05/04/18

“WILL TO WAY’S”  FIRST…..RUBBER DUCKY DERBY……IS TOMORROW FROM 10 TO ONE AT THE OLD BRIDGE BELOW DUMONT
HILL…..

THE DUCKS WILL BE RACING IN THE CREEK  FOR CASH PRICES……WITH THE PROCEEDS GOING TO BUILD A “TRANSITION”
HOUSE FOR THE LESS FORTUNATE……ROCED OIG TO BUD A IENOUS FOR THE LSES FORTUNATE……



HIDDEN RIVER CAVE
05/04/18

WORK HAS STARTED ON AN EXPANSION  AT HIDDEN RIVER  CAVE…..IN HORSE CAVE….THAT WILL INCLUDE THE WORLD’S  
LONEST  UNDERGROUND SWNGING BRIDGED….

THE 100-FOOT LONG…50-FOOT HIGH BRIDGE…..WILL CROSS  A DEEP CANYON AND WILL ALSO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE
CAVE TOUR……WILL OPEN IN JUNE……

THE AMERICAN CAVE CONSERVATON ASSOCIATON  IS PLANING MORE EXPANSION PROJECTS ONCE THE BRIDGE IS
COMPLETED……



OPRY MILLS SHOOTING
05/04/18

A SHOOTING INSIDE OPRY MILLS YESTERDAY  AFTERNOON  CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A NASHVILLE MAN….

THE SHOOTING…..WHICH HAPPNED    IN A HALLWAY NEAR    AUNTIE ANN’S PRETZEL SHOP…….WAS THE RESULT OF AN ON-
GOING DISPUTE BETWEEN THE TWO MEN……

THE VICTIM….22 YEAR OLD   DEMARCO CHURCHWELL OF NASHVILLE….WAS TAKEN TO SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE
DIED…..
THE SHOOTER…...22 YEAR OLD JUSTIN GOLSON ALSO FROM NASHVILLE.…..RAN FROM  THE MALL TO A TICKET BOTH OUTSIDE…..
WHERE HE PUT HIS GUN ON THE COUNTER AND ASKED THE MAN INSIDE TO CALL NINE-ONE-ONE………….



HUNTSMAN
05/04/18

87 YEAR OLD DOROTHY SUE HUNTSMAN OF BOWLING GREEN….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE….DIED WEDNESDAY AT
COLONIAL CENTER IN BOWLING GREEN….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD
FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION UNITED METHODIST CHRUCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE
TOMORROW  MORNING  (SAT) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON-IN-LAW; LARRY WILLIAMS AND WIFE SARAH OF BOWLING GREEN…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/04/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS EDMONSON COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM BEGINS  PLAY AT THE….OWENSBORO CATHOLIC  CLASSIC….AT  JACK FISHER PARK IN
OWENSBORO…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON  BULLITT EAST AND MERCY IN TODAY’S OPENING ROUND PLAY……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS BEAT WINNIPEG TWO TO ONE…..
THE SERIES…..WHICH  IS NOW TIED AT TWO GAMES  APIECE…..RETURNS TO BRIDGESTONE ARRENA TOMORROW NIGHT FOR
GAME FIVE……







WATER TANK REPAIR
05/03/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS INFORMED NEWSWATCH THAT THEY WILL HAVE THE HIGHWAY  98 WATER TANK OUT
OF COMMISSION…..DUE TO MAINTENANCE…...FOR THE NEXT  THREE WEEKS…..
THIS MAY CAUSE PRESSURE  FLUCTUATION…..AND THEY APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE  THIS  MAY CAUSE……



ROMAINE DEATH
05/03/18

THE FIRST DEATH  HAS BEEN REORTED IN A NATIONAL….E-COLI OUTBREAK….LINKED TO ROMANIE LETTECE GROWN IN YUMA-
ARIZONA…..….

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY CALIFORNIA REPORTED THE DEATH…..BUT DIDN’T PROVIDE ANY OHER DETAILS…..

YESTERDAY….THE  “C-D-C”  ADDED KENTUCKY…..MASSACHUSETTS……AND UTAH  TO THE STATES WITH REPORTED CASES…..

SO FAR……121 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN REPORTED   ILL IN  25-STATES…..AT LEAST 53 HAVE BEEN HOPITALIZED…..INCLUDING   14
WITH KIDNEY FAILURE…..




CHILD CARE PROVIDERS
05/03/18

KENTUCKY’S DIVISION OF CHILD CARE SAY NEALRY HALF OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHILD-CARE PROVIDERS ARE HIGHLY
RANKED BY THEIR QUALITY RATING SYSTEM…..

THAT NUMBER   WAS ACHIEVED AS THE RESULT OF AN INITIATIVE….. BACKED BY A FEDERAL GRANT AWARDED IN TWENTY-14….
THAT HELPED DEVELOP AN EXPANDED….FIVE-STAR QUALITY RATING AND IMPROVEMENT SYSTEM….FOR EARLY CARE AND
EDUCATION PROGRAMS……

THE TIERED SYSTEM IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PUBLICLY FUNDED PROGRAMS SERVING YOUNG CHILDREN IN THE
COMMONWEALTH  INCLUDING LICENSED CHILD CARE PROGRAMS…..CERTIFIED FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES…..STATE-FUNDED
PRE-SCHOOLS…..AND HEAD START PROGRAMS……



ARREST-RUSSELL
05/03/18

A TRAFFIC STOP BY STATE POLICE IN RUSSELL COUTY….LEADS TO A DRUG ARREST….

A TWENTY-11 DODGE RAM WAS STOPPED ON THE NUNN PARKWAY AND THE DRIVER GAVE CONSENT TO SEARCH THE
VEHICLE….WHERE A BLACK BOX CONTAINING METHAMPHETAMINE WAS FOUND IN THE GLOVE BOX….

41 YEAR OLD RUBEN RODIGUEZ OF SOMERSET   WAS CHARGED WITH SPEEDING, FAILURE  TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, OPERATING  
ON A REVOKED OR SUSPENDED OPERATOR’S LICENSE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION
OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..



SPORTS
05/03/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM PLAYS AT LOGAN COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON……

THE PREDATORS ARE IN WINNIPEG FOR GAME FOUR IN THE  STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..WITH THE JETS LEADING THE SERIES
TWO-GAMES-TO-ONE…….







FACEBOOK BREACH
05/02/18

MARCH 26TH……ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  AND ATTORNEYS- GENERAL FROM ILLINOIS…..MISSOURI…..OHIO…..
TENNESSEE….AND VIRGINIA  .SENT A LETTER TO FACEBOOK ASKING FOR THE NUMBR OF USERS IMPACTED BY A PRIVACY
BREACH……

ACCORDING TO INFORMATION PROVIDED BY FACEBOOK…..THE APROXIMATE NUMBER  OF KENTUCKIANS AFFECTED BY THE
BREACH IS   ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION…….WHICH IS OVER A QUARTER OF THE COMMONWEATH’S POPULATION……

NATONWIDE……ALMOST 71-MILLION FACEBOOK USERS WERE AFFECTED BY THE BREACH…….



NEW POST THREE COMMANDER
05/02/18

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS A NEW COMMANDER…. CAPTAIN TIMOTHY ADAMS HAS REPLACED JOHN
CLARK…..WHO HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS MAJOR   AND IS NOW ASSIGNED TO THE K-S-P HEADQUARTERS IN FRANKFORT….
CLARK  HAD SERVED AS POST THREE COMMANDER SINCE TWNETY-13….

CAPTAIN ADAMS…..A CYNTHIANA  NATIVE……IS A 14-YEAR VETERAN  WITH THE STATE POLICE  WITH A TOTAL OF 22 YEARS OF
LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE…..
ADAMS…..WHO RESIDES  IN GLASGOW…..HAS PREVIOUSLY  BEEN ASSIGNED TO POST THREE…….



MURRAY TUITION PLAN
05/02/18

MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY IS EXPANDING ITS TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO STUDENTS FROM THROUGHOUT  
KENTUCKY…..

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE TO  OFFSET TUITON COSTS FOR STUDENTS IF THEIR COMBINED  TOTAL
OF PELL GRANT….COLLEGE ACCESS PROGRAM GRANT…..AND KENTUCKY EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP FALLS
SHORT……

THE CHANGE IS AN EXPANSION OF THE PREVIOUS …..RACER PROMISE TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM….THAT HAD BEEN
OFFERED TO STUDENTS  IN THE UNIVERSITY’S  18-COUNTY WESTERN KENTUCKY SERVICE REGION…..

THE CHANGE…..WHICH IS ONLY AVAILABLE  BEGINNING WITH THE FALL SEMESTER OF EACH ACADEMIC YEAR……ALLOWS
ASSISTANCE FOR FIRST-TIME FRESHMEN AND NEW TRANSFER STUDENTS THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……



TRAIN DERAILMENT
05/02/18

A FREIGHT TRAIN HAD DERAILED IN BULLITT COUNTY…..NORTH OF LEBNANON JUNCTION…..

SEVERAL CARS  CAUGHT ON FIRE…..BUT OFFICIALS SAY THE IS NO DANGER TO THE PUBLIC……

THE TRAIN WASN’T CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS…..BUT WAS TRANSPORTING VEHICLES……..AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS
SAY THERE HAVE BEEN SOME EXPLOSIONS FROM GAS TANKS IN THE AUTOMOBILCE THAT WERE BEING TRANSPORTED……



STONE
05/02/18

94 YEAR OLD DOROTHY MAY STONE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER NINE SATURDAY MOR ING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO RELAY FOR LIFE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  WILSON AND LANNA JO  OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTERS-IN-LAW; JOHN AND LESLIE DIETZ OF COLORADO AND WALTER AND BOBBIE DIETZ OF NEBRASKA…..AND A SISTER;
BARBARA SEEVERS OF IOWA……A GRANDAUGHTER ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
05/02/18

THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM WILL BE PLAYING A MAKE-UP GAME…. THIS AFTERNOON…..AGAINST MONROE COUNTY


IN GAME THREE OF THE STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..
THE PREDATORS GOT OUT TO A THREE TO NOTING LEAD…..BUT WERE BEATEN BY THE JETS SEVEN TO FOUR….
WINNIPEG NOW LEADS THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE……







ALLIANT TECHNOLOGIES EXPANDING
05/01/18

ALLIANT TECHNOLOGIES…..AN ELECTRICAL AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING COMPANY…..WILL INVEST NEARLY ONE-POINT-TWO
MILLION DOLLARS IN GLASGOW TO ESTABLISH A 30-JOB ELECTRICAL PANEL FABRICATION FACILITY……

ALLIANT’S NEW OPERATON WILL LOCATE IN   21-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET OF AN EXISTING FACILITY  ON SORENSEN DRIVE…..
WHICH WILL DOUBLE THE COMPANY’S PRODUCTION CAPACITY……

ALLIANT WAS ESTABLISHED IN LOUISVILLE IN TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……….



PURSUIT-ADAIR
05/01/18

A PURSUIT SUNDAY NIGHT…..THAT REACHED SPEEDS OF 150 MILES-PER-HOUR…. LED TO THE ARREST OF A TENNESSEE
MAN….

A TROOPER FROM THE COLUMBIA POST OF THE STATE POLICE  ATTEMPTED  TO STOP A TWO-THOUSAND-NINE   KAWASAKI  
MOTORCYCLE THAT WAS  SPEEDING NORTHOUND BOUND ON KENTUCKY-61 IN  ADAIR  COUNTY….
THE DRIVER….IDENTIFIED  AS 40 YEAR OLD JASON WOODARD OF HICMAN THEN TURNED WEST ON THE NUNN PARKWAY….

THE PURSUIT LASTED  17-MINNUTES OVER 32 MILES  BEFORE WOODARD WAS STOPPED…...HE WAS CHARGED WITH A NUMBER
OF OFFENSES INCLUDING SPEEDING AND WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..
A PASSENGER ON THE MOTORCYCLE…..36 YEAR OLD JERRI WOODARD OF LAWRENCEBURG…..WASN’T CHARGED…….



DILLARD
05/01/18

78 YEAR OLD SUE COX DILLARD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY…..
VISITAITION BEGINS AFER NINE THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; MARVIN OF ALABANA AND MARTIN OF GLASGOW….. AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;
MARGIE AND R-J EVANS, MARY AND MIKE CHERRY AND MARTHA KINSLOW ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..10 GRANDCHILDREN, 13
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/01/18

THE PATRIOT WERE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED A NINE TO EIGHT DECISION TO THE SCOTTIES…..


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL THIS AFTERNOON….

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM AND LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM BOTH PLAY AT BARREN COUNTY……


THE PREDATORS ARE IN WINNIPEG FOR GAME THREE OF THEIR STANLEY CUP SERIES…..WHICH IS TIED AT ONE GAME A
PIECE……







DRUG ENFORCEMENT OFFICE
04/30/18

ACCORDING TO SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL…..THE U-S DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATON IS PLANNING TO OPEN A
POST  IN PADUCAH…..TO DEAL WITH THE TREMENDOUS UPSURGE IN THE AMOUNT OF METH AND SYNTHEIC  MARIJUANA  
IMPORTED AND DISTRIBUTED IN WESTERN KENTUCKY….

THE D-E-A  ALSO HAS  A POST IN MADISONVILLE…..AND LAST YEAR ANNOUNCED IT WAS PLACING A NEW FIELD OFFICE IN
LOUISVILLE TO BATTLE THE SPREAD  OF OPIOID ABUSE…..



ARREST
04/30/18

A COUPLE OF ARRESTS BY THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TAKS FORCE….
APRIL 21ST…..A SEARCH WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AT SEVEN-46 WASHINGTON SCHOOL ROAD….WERE  CRYSTAL METH….TWO
HAND GUNDS….DIGITAL SCALES…. CASH AND A SUSPECTED DRUG LEDGER WERE LOCATED…..
25 YEAR OLD JOSHAU BENNINGFIELD  WAS ARRESTED  AT THE SCENE AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE-METH-ENHANCED  WITH A FIREARM  AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..

THEN ON APRI 26TH…..ANARREST  WARRANT  WAS SERVED  ON 39 YEAR OLD MELISSA SCOTT……WHICH ALLEGED THAT ON
APRIL 21ST  SCOTT BROUGHT CRYSTAL METH INTO THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER….HIDDEN ON HER PERSON…..
AND DISTRIBUTED IT TO OTHER INMATES WHEN SHE WAS ARRESTED FOR A SEPARATE INCIDENT…..



CASADA
04/30/18

71 YEAR OLD JERRY LEE CASADA OF THE BOYCE COMMUNITY DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…… AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE
THE FORM OF DONATIONS  TO THE ROCKY MOUNTIAN ELKS FOUNDATION……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PHYLLIS CASADA….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; WARREN-AND DARREN AND ASHLEY....A
STEP SON; WESLEY LLOYD…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; LARIE AND WESTON VERNON ALL OF BOWLING
GREEN…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND NANCY OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE
STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/30/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW FOR A  MAKE-UP GAME……

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAJE ON SOUTH WARREN…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM  THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50……WLCK……AND 99-
POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…… WVLE…..STARTING AROUND  FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON…….


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAY OFFS…..
THE PREDATORS DEFEATED THE JETS…..IN DOUBLE OVERTIME….FIVE TO FOUR  TO TIE  THE SERIES AT ONE GAME A PIECE…..







FATAL-CLINTON
04/26/18

STATE POLICE SAY A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT…..FOUR MILES WEST OF ALBANY…. CLAIMED A LIFE….

A 1997 CHEVROLET…..OPERATED BY 16 YEAR-OLD BREANNA GROCE OF ALBANY…. WAS TRAVELING  ON KENTUCKY  SEVEN-
38…WHEN IT LEFT THE ROADWAY…. CROSSED BACK OVER THE ROAD AND STRUCK  A FENCE….THE VEHICLE  THEN
OVERTURNED  AND ROLLED MULTIPLE TIMES…..

GROCE….WHO WAS UNRESTRAINED…..WAS EJECTED AND DIED AT THE SCENE……



GRAVES
04/26/18

71 YEAR OLD CLARA JUNE GRAVES OF LAFAYETTE DIED TUESDAY AT MACON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL
SERVICES  FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)  MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
OAK FOREST NUMBER ONE CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..
AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPRENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS; JIMMY, DARRELL, GARY AND TEDDY GRAVES….. AND A DAUGHTER; MARGARET GRAVES ALL OF
TENNESSEE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; MONROE AND LUCILLE BLANKENSHIP…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; LINDA
BLANKENSHIP ALL OF ADOLPHUS…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/26/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TRACK  TEAMS GO TO GREENWOOD THIS AFTERNOON….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT GLASGOW……
THE TENNIS TEAMS PLAY AT FRANKLIN SIMPSOSN……

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON RUSSELLVILLE…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON
SOUTHERN  GOSPEL   12-50…… WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND FIVE-15 THIS
AFTERNOON……


ROUSH-FENWAY RACING ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT MATT KENSENTH IS RETURNING   TO NASCAR….

KENSETH…..WHO’S FIRST RACE WILL BE MAY 112TH AT KANSAS… WILL SHARE THE NUMBER SIX RIDE WITH TREVOR BAYNE….
WHO IS RUNNING  THIS WEEK-END AT TALLADEGA…..……

KENSETH…..THE TWO-THOUSAND-THREE CUP CHAMPION….HAS 39 CAREER CUP WINS….PUTTING HIM 20TH ON THE ALL-TIME
WINS LIST…..







FISCAL COURT
04/25/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..
AND APPROVED THE “ADMINISTRATIVE CODE” ON FIRST READING…..

THE COURT ALSO APPROVED JUDGE HOBDY SIGNING THE PAPER WORK TO ACCEPT   A FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT FROM
THE KENTUCKY E-P-A WASTE MANAGEMENT….FOR THE TIRE AMNESTY PROGRAM…..
AND  ALSO APPROVED  JUDGE HOBDY SIGNING THE PAPER WORK  WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS…..TO
ACCEPT 203-THOUSAND- 548 DOLLARS   FOR EXPENSES AT THE  JUDICIAL  CENTER FOR THE UPCOMING FISCAL YEAR….AND
THAT’S UP FROM 195-THOUSAND-148 DOLLARS  THIS FISCAL YEAR….



MILLER
04/25/18

60 YEAR OLD MARIANNE BYRN MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……AND THERE WILL BE NO
FUNERAL SERVICE OF VISITATION…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; MICHAEL MILLER…..A SON; JASON BYRN….AND  A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; HEATHER
AND JOE POPE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; DWIGHT BYRN OF SCOTTSVILLE, RANDY
AND REBELLE BYRN OF GLASGOW AND CHRIS AND LESLIE BYRN OF  FOUNTAIN RUN….FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



APLEY
04/25/18

52 YEAR OLD STU APLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..AND A PRIVATE MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE
HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; EDIE APLEY…..THREE SONS; CORDARREL ANDERSON OF FLORIDA  AND DAVID AND JESSIE
ANDERSON BOTH OF TENNESSEE…..HIS PATENTS; STEVE AND DIANE RILEY…..AND A BROTHER; CLAYTON APLEY ALL OF
TENNESSEE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/25/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW THIS AFTERNOON FOR A MAKE UP GAME….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM  IS ON THE ROAD  TO SOUTH  WARREN FOR A MAKE UP GAME…..


TODAY IS THE DAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL   WILL LEARN THE FINDINGS FROM THE COMMISSION ON COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
WHCH WAS FORMED BY THE N-C-A-A  IN THE AFTERMATH OF LAST FALL’S  NEWS OF A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION  INTO THE
SPORT….

THERE HAS BEEN NO WORD ON WHAT THE COMISSION WILL RECOMMEND….BUT THE N-C-DOUBLE-A….BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS…..SAYS THEY HOPE TO  HAVE THE RECOMMENDATIONS IN PLACE BY THE START OF THE UPCOMING
SEASON……







2017 UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
04/24/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR EDUCATION  AND WORKFORCE STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE IN
ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM   FOUR-POINT-FOUR  PERCENT IN TWENTY-16 TO  FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN TWENTY-17…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LAST YEAR…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM  THREE-POINT-EIGHT
PERCENT IN MONROE COUNTY TO SIX-PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..UNEMPLOYMENT  RATES DECREASED IN 80 COUNTIES…..ROSE IN 24…..AND
STAYED THE SAME IN 16….

WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE LAST YEAR AT THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY   RECORDED THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT 15-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…….



KENTUCKY NOT ECO-FRIENDLY
04/24/18

A NEW STUDY RANKS THE COMMONWEALTH  THE THIRD   LEAST ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY  STATE IN THE NATION…..
VERMONT  WAS RANKED THE MOST ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY WITH WEST VIRGINIA  COMING IN LAST….

THE WALLET-HUB STUDY COMPARED STATES  ACROSS THREE KEY FACTORS…. ENVIRONMENTAL  QUALITY…..ECO-FRIENDLY  
BEHAVIORS…..AND CLIMATE –CHANGING  CONTRIBUTIONS…..

KENTUCKY RANKED  48TH  OVERALL…..AND LAST IN THE CATEGORY OF ENVIRONMENTIAL QUALITY…….THAT RANKING WAS  
DETERMINED BY LOOKING AT SOLID WASTE PER-CAMPITA… AIR…WATER…AND SOIL QUALITY…..

ECO-FRIENDLY BEHAVIORS CONSIDERED IN THE STUDY INCLUDE EACH STATE’S RENEWABLE ENERGY USAGE…..ENERGY AND
GAS CONSUMPTION……AND DAILY WATER USAGE……



DOCTOR FOUND GUILTY
04/24/18

A  FRANKLIN PHYSICIAN  HAS BEEN CONVICTED ON 15-COUNTS OF ILLEGAL A DISTRIBUTION OF  CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES….
BY WAY OF PRESCRIBING OPIATE PAIN MEDICATION OUTSIDE OF THE COURSE OF PROFESSIONAL  MEDICAL PRACTICE….AND
WITHOUT A LEGITIMATE MEDICAL PURPOSE…….

69 YEAR OLD ROY D. REYNOLDS WHO  WAS CONVICTED….MONDAY….. FOLLOWING A NINE DAY TRIAL IN FEDERAL COURT…..WAS
TAKEN INTO FEDERAL CUSTODY  FOLLOWING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE VERDICT…….



SPORTS
04/24/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS TRAVEL TO GLASGOW THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS PLAY AT RUSSELLVILLE……
THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY……


THE AREA FIVE SPECIAL OLYMPCIS WERE HELD SATURDAY AT BOWLING GREEN HIGH SCHOOL…..AND THE ALLEN COUNTY
SCHOOL DISTICT HAD  35 ATHLETES  PARTICIPATING……AND THEY WERE JOINED BY BUDDIES……COACHES…..AND FAMILIES…..

DURING THE OPENING CEREMONIES…..LAURA RECTOR RECEIVED THE DOREEN BIRK TWENTY-18  COACH OF THE YEAR
AWARD…..
LEANN THOMAS  RECEIVED THE TWENTY-18  CLARK VERNER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD….
AND THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE  DEPARTMENT WAS RECOGNIZED  AS THE FAMILY OF THE YEAR……







HUGHES
04/23/18

73 YEAR OLD CAROLYN HUGHES OF ADOLPHUS DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER SIX TOMORROW NIGHT (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; MURL R.HUGHES…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHRISTOPHER AND TRACY AND
ERIC AND JANET ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RENEA AND JASON STEPHENSON OF ADOLPHUS…..A
BROTHER AND  SISTER-IN-LAW;  STEVE AND MARY CHARLTON OF ADOLPHUS….AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
SHERLIE AND EUGENE HARPER AND DELOYCE MEADOR ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



WAFFLE HOUSE SHOOTING UPDATE
04/23/18

AUTHORITIES IN NASHVILLE SAY THE SEARCH FOR THE MAN  WHO OPENED FIRE AT AN ANTIOCH WAFFLE HOUSE EARLY
YESTERDAY MORNING….KILLING FOUR PEOPLE   AND WOUNDING FOUR OTHERS….HAS BEEN ARRESTED…..

29 YEAR OLD TRAVIS REINKING WHO IS FROM ILLINOIS… HAD BEEN LIVING IN NASHVILLE SINCE  TWENTY-17….FLED THE SCENE
AND  HE WAS FINALLY  TAKE INTO CUSTODY THIS AFTERNOON AND CHARGED WITH FOUR COUNTS OF MURDER….…..
ACCORDING TO NEWS CHANNEL FIVE HE IMMEDIATELY REQUESTED A LAWYER…..

POLICE RECEIVED   A TIP  OF SOMEONE GOING THRU A CONSTRUCTION  SITE  ON MOUNTAIN SPRINGS DRIVE NEAR AN
APARTMENT COMPLEX…..AT THE TIME OF HIS ARREST….REINKING HAD  A BACK PACK CONTAINING A GUN….AMMUNITION…..
FLASH LIGHT AND HOLSTER……



MISS JACKSONIAN
04/23/18

THE  JACKSONIAN   PAGEANTS WERE HELD YESTERDAY….AND 16 YEAR OLD MAELIE STOVALL…..THE DAUGHTER OF TRACY AND
CYNTHIA STOVALL…..WAS NAMED MISS JACKSONAIN…..
THE AC/S JUNIOR PLANS TO ATTEND WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY AND MAJOR IN BUSINESS…

THE PAGENAT HAD A TOTAL OF  46 CONTESTANT  IN  ALL CATEGORIES……



MOVING COMPANY OWNERS  SENTENCED
04/23/18

THE OWNERS OF THREE MOVING COMPANIES….LOCATED IN BULLITT AND HARDIN COUNTIES….HAVE BEEN SENTENCED IN
FEDERAL COURT TO SERVE 15-MONTHS IN PRISON…..SERVE A THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE…...AND PAY A 75-
HUNDRED DOLLAR   FINE FOR OVER BILLING   THE  U-S ARMY  FOR HOUSEHOLD GOOD SHIPMENT MOVES OF SOLDIERS…..….

63 YEAR OLD LONNIE CURL OF BROOKS AND 59 YEAR OLD KENNETH MONTGOMERY OF SHEPHERDSVILLE MUST ALSO MAKE
FULL RESTITUTIKON  OF 132-THOUSAND  DOLLARS   TO THE U-S ARMY…….



PREGNANT WOMEN SMOKING
04/23/18

A NEW REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL SAYS KENTUCKY RANKS NUMBER TWO FOR THE HIGHEST  
NUMBER  OF WOMEN WHO HAVE SMOKED WHILE PREGNANT…..

ACCORDING TO THE STUDY……IN TWENTY-16  ONE OUT OF 14 PREGNANT  WOMEN  SMOKES CIGARETTES……

WEST VIRGINIA…..KENTUCKY…..AND INDIANA RANKED HIGHEST…..
WHILE CALOFIRNIA   HADT THE LOWEST RATE OF WOMEN SMOKING WHILE PREGNANT……



SPORTS
04/23/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CUMBERLAND COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS  WOUND UP THEIR FIRST ROUND SERIES IN THE STANLY CUP PLAY OFFS  LAST NIGHT AS THE SHUT-OUT
COLORADO FIVE TO NOTHING……

THE PREDS WILL TAKE ON WINNIPEG IN ROUND TWO……







JONES
04/22/18

62 YEAR OLD MICHAEL RAY JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; MARK AND JUNE OF IOWA AND PATRICK AND LINDA OF LOUISVILLE…..
TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CHERYL AND JACK STINNETT OF BUFFALO AND LORA AND SCOTT ALDRIDGE OF
ELIZABETHTOWN….AND BY WANDA STOVALL OF SCOTTSVILLE………



POPE
04/22/18

72 YEAR OLD LINDA POPE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT HER RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; ADAM HAMILTON …..AND TWO DAUGHTERS ANS SONS-IN-LAW; LISA AND TODD PAYNE AND AMANDA
AND DAVID CARTER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND MICHELLE LAING OF TENNESSEE…..
AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  PAMELA MASON, PEGGY AND MIKE HARSTON AND TERRI LAING ALL OF INDIANA…..
SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



GRAVES
04/22/18

51 YEAR OLD RICHARD DALE GRAVES OF ADOLPHUS DIED TUESDAY AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT MT. OLIVE  METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 11
TOMORROW (MON) MORNING AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FOR OF DONATIONS
FOR FUNERL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; KYLE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; KARA FORD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE STEP-
SONS; MICHAEL KEEN OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JERRY AND ANDY KEEN BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN…..THREE AUNTS AND NINE
STEP-GRANDCHILDREN NALSO SURVIVE…..






REGISTRATION
04/19/18

KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOL REGISTRATION……FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….WILL BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON FROM FOUR-
30 TO SIX AT THE PRIMARY CENTER…..

KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS MUST BE FIVE-YEAR-OLD ON OR BEFORE AUGUST FIRST….HOWEVER….THERE IS A POLICY AND
PROCESS FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO TURN FIVE BETWEEN AUGUST FIRST AND OCTOBER FIRST AND WOULD LIKE FOR
THEIR CHILD  TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN  THIS COMING SCHOOL YEAR….
PRESCHOOL STUDENTS  MUST BE FOUR BY AUGUST   FIRST  AND MEET INCOME ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS…..OR BE THREE-
YEARS- OLD AND IDENTIFIED  WITH SPECIAL NEEDS….
PARENTS SOULD  BRING A VALID BIRTH CERTIFICATE  AND KENTUCKY IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATE…….AND FOR PRESCHOOL
STUDENTS…..PROOF  OF INCOME…..



HODGENVILLE APPROVES ALCOHOL SALES
04/19/18

A LARUE COUNTY TOWN HAS APPROVED THE SALE OF ALCOHOL BY A 10-VOTE MARGIN…..

HODGENVILLE VOTERS SPLIT…..347 TO 337….ON TUESDAY’S BALLOTT….

A HODGENVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER SPEARHEADED THE INITIATIVE  AND PER STATE LAW….BORE THE COST OF THE
ELECTION  WHICH WAS 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS…...SOME OF WHICH WAS OFFSET BY DONATIONS……



ACCIDENT-MONROE
04/19/18

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT IN MONROE COUNTY THAT INJURED ONE PERSON….

41 YEAR OLD MICHAEL BENNETT OF EDMONTON WAS OPERATING  A TWO-THOUSAND-SIX  FREIGHTLINER  ON OLD TEMPLE HILL
ROAD….WHEN HIS LOAD SHIFTED….CAUSING HIM TO RUN OFF THE ROADWAY AND OVERTURN…..
BENNETT…..WHO WAS WEARING HIS SEAT BELT…..WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MONROE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER FOR
TREATMENT……



SPORTS
04/19/18

THE PATROT AND LADY PATROT TRACK TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO METCALFE COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON…..
AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS TRAVEL TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


IN THE STANLEY  CUP PLAYOFFS……
THE PREDATORS DEFEATED  COLORADO  THREE TO  TWO…..
TO TAKE A  THREE GAMES TO ONE LEAD IN THE SERIES WHICH RETURNS TO NASHVILLE TOMORROW NIGHT……







NEW HALTON PLANT
04/18/18

A SCOTTSVILLE PLANT IS EXPANDING…..HALTON AMERICAS PRESIDENT RICK BAGWELL  HAS CONFIRMED THEY WILL BE
CONSTRUCTING  A NEW PLANT TO BE BUILT JUST NORTH OF HALFWAY…..

HALTONS  HAS PURCHAED  20-ACRES IN THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTVILLE INDUSTRIAL AUTHORITY’S NEW  136-ACRE
INDUSTRIAL PARK LOCATED ON VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY……THE NEW PLANT WILL OCCUPY  35-TO 45-THOUSAND
SQUARE AND WILL ALSO HAVE ITS OWN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FACILITIES…..

WHEN THE FINNISH COMPANY  LOCATED IN  SCOTTSVILLE IN 1997  THEY EMPLOYED 27 PEOPLE…..THAT WORK FORCE HAS NOW
GROWN TO 150 AND BAGWELL SAYS HE EXPECTS THE GROWTH TO CONTINUE IN THE YEARS TO COME…..
HALTON HAS MADE FIVE ADDITIONS TO THEIR FACILITIES SINCE MOVING TO SCOTTSVILLE….WITH THE LATEST BEING A THREE-
POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT TO BRING THEIR NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS TO SCOTTSVILLE….THE 10-
THOUAND-300 SQUARE FOOT STRUCTURE  ALSO HOUSES RESEACH AND DEVELOPMENTENT FACILITIES…….



PRUITT RESIGNS
04/18/18

THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION….MEETING IN CLOSED SESSION FOR FOUR HOURS YESTERDAY…..HAS ACCEPTED THE
RESIGNATION OF EDUCATION COMMISIONER….DR.   STEPHEN PRUITT….WHO HAD A YEAR AND A HALF LEFT ON HIS CONTRACT
AND DIDN’T WANT TO LEAVE…..…..

HE WAS IMMEDIATELY REPLACED…..ON AN INTERIM BASIS BY WAYNE LEWIS….A SENIOR OFFICIAL IN GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S
ADMINISTRATION…..

MONDAY…..BEVIN  USED EXPIRING  TERMS TO REPLACE MOST OF THE STATE BOARD….AND HIS APPOINTMENTS INCLUDED TO
OF HIS FORMER TOP AIDES….HAL HEINER AND AMANDA STAMPER…..
LEWIS HAD WORKED FOR HEINER AND WAS ONE OF THE ARCHITECTS OF KENTUCKY’S CHARTER SCHOOL LAW THAT WAS
PASSED LAST YEAR…..
BEFORE THE VOTE…..BEVIN SAID HE LIKED PRUITT AS A PERSON….BUT HE WAS UNHAPPY WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S
RECENT DECLINE IN TEST SCORES….



BEVIN MOTION
0418/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS FILED   A  MOTION….IN FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT….TO DISQUALITY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY
BESHEAR AND HIS OFFICE  FROM THE LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE COMMONWEALTH’S  RECENTLY ENACTED PENSION
REFORM LAW…..SENATE BILL ONE-51…..

THE GOVERNOR’S MOTION ARGUES   THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MUST BE DISQUALIFIED FROM PROSECUTING ITS CASE…. AS
THE  “RULES OF PROFESSIONAL  CONDUCT”   PROHIBIT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FROM  SUING THE COMMONWEALTH AND ITS
LEGISLATIVE LEADERS REGARDING THE PENSION REFORM BILL…..AS HE HAD ALREADY PROVIDED THEM LEGAL ADVICE
REGARDING THE BILL……WHICH IS A CONFLICT OF INTEREST……



MADDEN MOTION
04/18.18

THE ATTORNEY FOR TIMOTHY MADDEN  HAS FILED A MOTION ASKING   THE COURT TO FIND MADDEN INDIGENT….MEANING HE
CAN’T FINANCIALLY SUPPORT  HIS COURT FEES ANY LONGER…..

THE MOTION…..FILED BY HIS ATTORNEY TRAVIS LOCK…..ASKS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH TO PROVIDE HIM WITH SPECIAL
SERVICES HE’S ENTITLED TOO IN PREPARING HIS DEFENSE AND THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY OF HIS CHOICE
IF MADDEN IS DECLARED INDIGENT…..THE MONEY WOULD COME FROM KENTUCKY TAX DOLLARS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS UNTIL FRIDAY TO FILE AN OFFICIAL  RESPONSE….

MADDEN IS ACCUSED OF KIDNAPPING…..RAPING…..AND MURDERING SEVEN-YEAR ODL GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBER OF
TWENTY-15…..



MINIX
04/17/18

75 YEAR OLD CECIL MINIX OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS)  AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (WED)  AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO SHADY GROVE CEMETERY
FUND……

HE’S   SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  ANITA  MINIX……TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  RICKY-AND JENNIFER AND RANDY…..AND A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  TONDA & KEVIN WITT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/18/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND PICKED UP A BIG DISTRICT WIN OVER  MONROE COUNTY   NINE
TO FIVE……

THE NEXT GAME FOR THE PATRIOTS WILL BE TOMORROW…..


KICK-OFFS WILL BE DIFFERENT IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL STARTING THIS SEASON…..

PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO FAIR-CATCH ANY KICK-OFF INSIDE THE 25-YARD LINE…..AND THE BALL WILL BE PLACED ON THE
25 LIKE A TOUCH BACK……. PREVIOUSLY  THE OFFENSE TOOK POSSESS  AT THE  POINT  OF THE FIAR CATCH……

THE N-C-A-A SAYS THE CHANGE IS FOR PLAYER SAFETY….AS KICK OFFS ARE SOME OF THE MOST  DANGEROUS  PLAYS   IN
FOOTBALL…….


KICK-OFFS WILL BE DIFFERENT IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL STARTING THIS SEASON…..

PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO FAIR-CATCH ANY KICK-OFF INSIDE THE 25-YARD LINE…..AND THE BALL WILL BE PLACED ON THE
25 LIKE A TOUCH BACK……. PREVIOUSLY  THE OFFENSE TOOK POSSESS  AT THE  POINT  OF THE FIAR CATCH……

THE N-C-A-A SAYS THE CHANGE IS FOR PLAYER SAFETY….AS KICK OFFS ARE SOME OF THE MOST  DANGEROUS  PLAYS   IN
FOOTBALL…….







SCHOOL BOARD
04/17/18

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGHT…..SUPERINTENDENT
RANDALL JACKSON DID TALK WITH THE BOARD ABOUT FUNDING FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS……

AND THE BAORD   APPROVED THE PURCHAE OF A NEW…. BLUEBIRD PROPANE BUS IN THE AMOUT OF 96-THOUSAND-635
DOLLARS….



PLANNING & ZONING
04/16/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. AND DURING  A PUBLIC HEARING  
DEVELOPER CHAD HARSTON DISCUSSED DIVIDING PROPERTY ON RIVERBEND ROAD  INTO 10-SEPARATE LOTS WITH ROAD
FRONTAGE…NUMEROUS CONCERNS WERE BROUGHT UP BY AREA RESIDENT ABOUT THE EFFECT THE DIVISION AND
POTENTIAL SUBDIVISION DEVELOPMENT   WOULD HAVE ON THE LAND AND WATER SUPPLY AS THE PROPERTY OVERLOOKS A
BLUFF DIRECTLY OVER BARREN RIVER LAKE….LAND OWNER STEVE HOLDER SHARED CONCERNS THAT PART OF THE LAND
INCLUDED IN THE PROPOSAL IS ACTUALLY HIS….AND THE BOARD  RECESSED THE HEARING UNTIL THE NEXT SCHEDULED
BOARD MEETING

CORNERSTONE POINT DEVELOPER DARRYL OLIVER PRESENTED THE BOARD WITH HIS PROPOSAL TO PUT 15-NEW LOTS ON
ALLEN SPRINGS ROAD….ISSUES DISCUSSED WERE GRANTING A 10-FOOT VARIANCE ON THE ROADWAY TO ALLOW FOR A 50-
FOOT VARIANCE AND AS SOME OF THE PROPERTY IS DIVIDED BETWEEN ALLEN AND WARREN COUNTY MAKING SURE THE LAND
IS CLASSIFIED AS ALLEN COUNTY FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES….



THEFT OF WEAPONS
04/17/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE  INVESTIGATING THE THEFT OF SEVERAL WEAPONS SATURDAY  FROM DUHHAM  SPORTS   IN THE
GREENWOOD MALL…..
POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT SHOPLIFED FIVE WEAPONS…..BUT DROPPED A COUPLE AS HE WAS LEAVING THE STORE……A  K-
NINE UNIT TRACKED THE INDIVIDUAL TO A CERTAIN  POINT WHERE  THE TRACKS STOPPED……

A-T-F  IS OFFERING A FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD FOR THE ARREST OF THE SUSPECT….AND ANYONE WITH
INFORMAITION ON THIS THEFT IS ASKED TO CONTACT  BOWLING GREEN POLICE AT   THREE-NINE-THREE-FOUR-THOUSAND…..
OR CRIME STOPPERS AT  SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE……



SPORTS
04/17/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN GLASGOW THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS BARREN COUNTY……

AND THE  PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS  ARE  AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-
POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…. WVLE…..STARTING AROUND  FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……


AND IN GAME THREE OF THE STANLY CUP PLAY OFFS…..
THE AVALANCHE DEFEATED THE PREDATORS FIVE TO THREE…..

GAME FOUR WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AS THE PREDS LEAD THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE…..







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
04/09/18

LAWMAKERS RETURNED TO FRANKFORT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..AFTER A 10-DAY VETO RECESS….FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS
OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION AND THEY OVERRODE THREE MAJOR VETOS BY  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….

LAWMAKERS OVERTURNED VETOES ON A REVENUE AND TAX MEASSSURE  THAT RAISES 487-MLLON DOLLARS IN NEW
REVENUES  TO FUND A BUDGET THAT INCREASES FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND RESTORES FUNDING FOR SCHOOL
BUS TRANSPORTATION…….THE BUDGE WILL FUND THE COMMONWEALTH’S PENSION PLANS AT RECOMMENDED LEVELS…..

THE OVERIDE OF HOUSE  BILL THREE-66  LED TO A SECOND OVERIDE OF BEVIN’S VETO OF THE BUDGET THAT PHASSES IN
INCREASED IN PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS….

THE LEGISLATUE ALVO DECIDED NOT TO REVIST A PROVISION THAT TAXED ANY PENSION OF 31-THOUSAND-100 DOLLARS…..
INSTEAD OF THE 41-THOUSAND-100 DOLLARS THAT IS CURRENLY EXEMPTED……



BEVIN APOLOGIZES
04/16/18

THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION BEGIN WITH GOVERNOR MATT NEVIN SAYING….HE GUARANTED A  
CHILD WA SEXUALLY ASAULTED AND ABUSED….WHLE TEACHERS RALLIED IN FRANKFORT TO ASK LAWMAKERS TO OVERRIDE
HIS VETOS…..
THE  GOVERNOR THEN APOLIGIZED …..YESTERDAY……IN A FOUR-MINUTES  ON-LINE VIDEO…….

NUMEROUS LAWMAKERS SPOKE OUT AGAINST THE GOVERNOR’S COMMENTS…..AND IN AN UNUSUAL MOVE…..REPUBLICAN
LAWMAKERS SIGNED ON TO A RESOLUTION CONDEMING BEVIN’S COMMENTS…..HOUSE DEMOCRATS ALSO PASSED THEIR OWN
RESOLUTION…..AND BOTH PASSED ON A VOICE VOTE WITHOUT FLOOR SPEECHES…..



TRANSPORTATION WORK
04/16/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTOAN CABINET  WILL CONTINUE WORK ON  VARIOUS PROJECTS  IN ALLEN COUNTY THIS WEEK….

ON  BROWNSFORD ROAD……CREWS WILL CONTINUE WORKING ON THE KENTUKCY-98 REALIGNMENT IN THE DURHAM
SPRINGS AREA…..WORK HAS BEGUN ON A NEW CULVERT FOR THE PROJECT…… AS-WELL-AS  FILL MAERIAL BEING PLACED
FOR THE NEW ROADWAY…….HOWER…MOS OF THE WORK WILL CONTINUE TO TAKE PLACE OFF THE EXISTING ROADWAY AND
SHOULD HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON TRAVEL IN THE AREA……

ON KENTUCKY 11-47….A SIGNAL HAS BEEN  INSTALLED ON THE BRIDGE OVER TRAMMEL CREEK WHILE BRIDGE DECK OVERLY
IS BEING DONE…..THIS WORK IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN THREE WEEKS……

AND A SIGNAL HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE BRIDGE OVER DIFFICULT CREEK….ON KENTUCKY 15-33…….WHICL BRIDGE OVERLAY
WORK IS DONE…..THIS PROJECT IS ALSO EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN THREE WEEKS…..



SPORTS
04/16/18

THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BARREN COUNTY……


THE STANLY CUP PLAY-OFF MOVE TO COLORADO…..
AS THE PREDATORS WILL TAKE ON THE AVALANCHE AT THE PEPSI CENTER….
WITH THE PREDS LEADING THE SERIES TWO GAME TO NONE…..







TEACHER RALLY
04/13/18

STATE LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TODAY AND TOMORROW….FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE SESSION….TO
CONSIDER VETOS OF THE BUDGET AND REVENUE BILLS BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…..
HUNDREDS OF TEACHERS WILL RALLY IN FRANKFORT…..AS OVER 30 SCHOOL DISTRICTS….INCLUDE ALLEN  ARE CLOSED
TODAY…..

HOWEVER….TEACHERS  MAY HAVE LIMITED NUMBERS IN THE CAPITAL BUILDING…AS STATE POLICE   SAY THEY ARE WORKING  
WITH FRANKLIN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT…..THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL…..AND FRANKFORT POLICE TO ESTABLISH
SAFETY PROTOCALS…..WHICH WILL INCLUDE OPEN CORRIDORS SO PEOPLE CAN FREELY WALK IN AND OUT OF BUILDINGS  
AND THAT  MAY LIMIT CROWD SIZE INSIDE THE CAPITOL…..



ANDERSON
04/13/18

92 YEAR OLD DOROTHY MAE ANDERSON OF BOWLING GREEN DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVIICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTENOON AT THREE AT MT. UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; RACHEL SANDLIN OF BOWLING GREEN…..A SON GEORGE OF INDIANA…..THREE BROTHERS;  
RUSSELL AND PAUL FOSTER BOTH OF INDIANA AND DAVID FOSTER OF LOUISVILLE…..AND A SISTER; GENEVIA MCCUE OF
TENNESSEE…….FOUR GRANDCHIDLREN, 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDRNE ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/13/18

THE PATROT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN  MONROE COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL GAME WITH SOUTH WARREN……SCHEUDULED FOR TOMORROW…..HAS BEEN MOVED TO SEVEN O’
CLOCK TONIGHT AT PATRIOT  FIELD….


IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE STANLEY  CUP PLAYOFFS…..
THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT COLORADO ONE TO NOTHING…..
THE NEXT GAME WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AT BRIDGESTONE…..







PENSON SUIT
04/12/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR….AND UNIONS REPRESENTING TEACHERS AND POLICE OFFICERS….HAVE SUED TO
BLOCK A BILL THE WOULD MAKES CHANGES TO ONE OF THE COUTRY’S  WORST FUNDED PUBLIC PENSON SYSTEMS……

THE BILL PROTECTS MOST BENEFITS  FOR CURRENT AND RETIRED EMPLOYEES…. BUT  IT WOULD MOVE ALL  NEW TEACHER  
HIRES  INTO A HYBRID PLAN THAT PUTS LESS RISK ON THE COMMONWEALTH…..BUT DOESN’T GUARANTEE THEM THE SAME
BENEFITS….



TEACHER RALLY
04/12/18

LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TOMORROW…..FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION  TO
CONSIDER  VETOS BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……AND KENTUCKY TEACHERS PLAN TO RALLY AGAIN……

THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS  HAS ENCOURGED LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS  TO SEND
DELEGATIONS TO THE RALLY……WHILE ACKNOWLEDGING THAT CLOSING SCHOOL MAY BE NECESSARY IF THEY HAVE TOO
MANY STAFF ABSENT…..BUT THAT WOULD BE  A LOCAL DECISION…….



JONES
04/12/18

86 YEAR OLD BETTY JEAN VINSON JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY
CARE……GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)  MORNING AT 11 AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; BELINDA JONES OF BRANDENBURG…..AND A SISTER; BARBARA BLANKENSHIP OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/12/18

THE  PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  TRACK TEAMS HOST THE AC/S  INVITATIONAL THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN……


THE PREDATORS OPEN ROUND ONE…..OF THE STANLEY CUP PLAY OFFS TONIGHT AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA….AS THE HOST
THE COLORADO AVALANCE…..


MONSTER ENERGY WILL REMAIN THE TITLE SPONSOR OF NASCAR’S PREMIER SERIES….AFTER AGREEING TO A ONE-YEAR
EXTENSION  THRU THE TWENTY-19 SEASON….BUT IS NOT EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THAT ROLE AFTER THAT…..

MOSTER ENERGY…..WHICH WAS ALIGNED WITH DRIVERS AND A TEAM BEFORE BECOMING SERIES SPONSOR……IS EXPECTED
TO REMAIN IN THE SPORT…..







SCAM
04/11/18

ANOTHER SCAM HAS BEEN REPORTED  TO  THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..

DETECTIVE WILLIAM FRANCIS TELLS NEWSWATCH THAT SOME RESIDENTS HAVE RECEIVED  LETTERS FROM…..IMAGE
CONSULTANTS OF KENTUCKTY….CONTAINING A STATEMENT  FOR SERVICES PROVIDED…AND WHEN YOU CALL THE HELP LINE
PHONE NUMBER LISTED ON THE STATEMENT…..YOU ARE CONNECTED WITH A SEX LINE…..

IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE LETTERS……CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY SHSERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..



PENSION BILL
04/11/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED  A BILL INTO LAW THAT MAKE CHANGES TO KENTUCKY’S  TROUBLED PENSION SYSTEMS….

THE BILL PRESERVES MOST BENEFITS FOR CURRENT AND RETIRED TEACHERS AND STATE EMPLOYEES…..BUT IT  WILL MOVE
NEW HIRES  INTO A  HYBRID  PLAN  THAT PUTS LESS RISK ON THE COMMONWEALTH…

IN SIGNING THE BILL….BEVIN SAID  THE BILL IS NOT WHAT  IT COULD HAVE BEEN…. BUT THERE IS NOTHING IN IT THAT IS  BAD
FOR KENUCKY……



HOOVER CASE SETTLED
04/11/18

THE FORMER SPEAKER OF THE KENTUCKY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HAS AGREED TO A  ONE-THOUSAAND DOLLAR FINE  
AND A PUBLIC REPREMAND  FOR ENGAGING IN…. INAPPROPRIATE  TEXT MESSAGES…WITH A FEMALE STAFFER…..

THE FINE AND REPREMAND ARE PART  OF A SETTLEMENT  BETWEEN JEFF HOOVER AND THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS
COMMISSION……WHICH APPROVED THE SETTLEMENT YESTERDAY  AND CLOSED THE CASE……



MISSING BG MAN FOUND
04/11/18

THE BODY  OF A MISSING BOWLING GREEN MAN WAS FOUND MONDAY AFERNOON IN JENNINGS CREEK…..34 YEAR OLD MICAH   
REED  WAS REPORTED  MISSING  MARCH 30TH….

AN AUTOPSY  WAS PERFORMED IN LOUISVILLE…..BUT THE RESULTS ARE PENDING…….

DETECTIVE WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE CONTINUING THE INVESTIGATION…..AND THEY HAVEN’T
RULED OUT ANY CAUSE FOR EITHER THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE DEATH OF REED……



SPORTS
04/11/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BOWLING GREEN…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-
POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…. WVLE….. STARTING AROUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON…….


SINCE 1990…..SMALL HIGH SCHOOLS IN KENTUCKY HAVE PARTICIPATED  IN THE….. ALL-A  STATE BASAKETBALL TOURNAMENT….
AND NOW  PLANS ARE BEING FINALIZED FOR THE INAUGURAL……TWO-A  BASKETBALL CHAMIONSHPS DURING THE      TWENTY-
18-19  SEASON…….

IT WAS DETERMINED 66 SCHOOLS WERE ELIGIBLE….BASED ON CURRENT ENROLLMENT…..TO PARTICIPATE …..
HOWEVER…ONLY 45 HAVE ELECTED TO PARTICIPATE THIS YEAR…..

SCHOOLS WILL BE DIVIDED INTO  FOUR SECTIONALS….MADE UP OF TEAMS FROM FOUR REGIONS…..WITH THE CHAMPION AND
RUNNER-UP ADVANCING TO AN EIGHT-TEAM STATE TOURNAMENT….
SECTION ONE WILL INCLUDE…… ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE…. FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..GLASGOW……WARREN CENTRAL….
AND WARREN EAST…… SECTION ONE WILL ALSO INCLUDE SCHOOLS FROM REGIONS ONE AND TWO….

THE….TWO-A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE PLAYED AT THE OWENSBORO SPORTS CENTER…..







BEVIN VETOES BUDGET
04/10/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS  VETOED THE COMMONWEALTH’S  NEW  TWO-YEAR BUDGET AND A CORRESPONDING TAX
REVISION BILL…..

IN VETOING THE BUDGET….BEVIN  SAID THE SPENDING PLAN L IS NOT IN BALANCE AS IT SPENDS ROUGHLY 50-MILLION
DOLLARS MORE THAT THE COMMWONWEALTH  TO COLLECT  IN REVENUE FRO NEW TAXES….HE ALSO CRITIZED LAWMAKERS
FOR AGREEING TO SPEND 600-MILLION DOLLARS MORE THAN HE INITIALLY PROPOSED…..

LEADERS IN THE HOUSE AND SENAE SAY THE STAND BEHIND THE REVENUE PROJECTONS THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH
COMMISSION ISSUES…..WHICH DIFFER FROM WHAT THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE SAID ABOUTH THE PLAN…..

LAWMAKERS  RETURN TO FRANKFORT THIS FRDIAY AND SATURDAY  TO CONSIDER VOTEOS MADE  BY THE
GOVERNOR……WHICH CAN BE OVERRIDDEN BY A  SIMPLE MAJORITY IN  BOTH CHAMBERS……



CITY COUNCIL
04/10/18

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..POLICE CHIEF JEFF PEARSON INFORMED THE COUNCIL THAT THE
DEPARTMENT HAD HIRED ANOTHER SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER……

CITY SUPERNINTENDNET WILLIAM TOMASON  TOLD  THE COUCNIL THAT THE WHITE PLAINS WATER TANK HAD BEEN CLEANED
AND REPAIRED…..
AND THAT THE CITY COLLECTED  APPROXIMATELY  23-TONS OF DEBREE DURING THE CLEAN UP WEEK HELD LAST MONTH……



HUGHES
04/10/18

79 YEAR OLD JAMES LOWELL HUGHES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JOANN HOLLAND HUGHES….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND AMY OF TENNESSEE
AND JEFFERY AND ALICIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/10/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS  GO TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  HOSTS MONROR  COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY  GAME ON SOUTHERN GOEPSL 12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-
POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…. WVLE….STARTING AROUND FOUR-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….







ACS NOMINATIONS
04/09/18

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR PARENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE SITE
BASED COUNCIL….TODAY THRU APRIL 20TH….

ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING AND MAILED….HAND DELIVEREDD  OR EMAILED TO MARCY  DOSS AT THE HIGH
SCHOOL…..AS MARCY-DOT-DOSS-AT ALLEN-DOT-K-Y-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S….

KEEP IN MIND THAT THE PARENT  MAKING THE NOMINATION  AND THE NOMINEES MUST HAVE A STUDENT  ATTENDING  AC/S
NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…..



CLINE
04/09/18

83 YEAR OLD VERN “BILL” CLINE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
TWO TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; NANCY CLINE….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BRO. SCOTT AND SUE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
RICKY AND LAURA OF GLASGOW….. A BROTHER;   BRO. PAT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;
LENA CARTER AND NELDA AND BILL SMITH ALL OF INDIANA AND WILMA STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE
GRANDCHIDLREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SHOCKLEY
04/09/18

87 YEAR OLD WAYNE SHOCKLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN LIBERTY
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……


HE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND BRENDA…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; FAYE SHOCKLEY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
04/09/18

THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN WARREN EAST….

AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT  HOME TO PLAY SOUTH  WARREN…..







MESONET SYSTEM
04/06/18

THE KENTUCKY CLIMATE CENTER……AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….IS GOING TO INSTALL A NEW MESONET SITE  IN
PULASKI COUNTY  AND  MAKE UPGRADES TO THE  FULTON COUNTY SITE….

THE PULASKI COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PROVIDING THE LOCATION FOR THE NEW SITE WITH INSTALLATION  EXPECTED
TO  BEGIN  LATER THIS SPRING….
AND THE FULTON COUNTY SITE….WHICH IS LOCATED ONE MILE FROM THE MISSISSIPPI  RIVER….WILL BECOME THE SIXTH SITE
WITH THE TEMPERATURE INVERSION MONITORING PACKAGE WHICH IS PART OF A REGONAL PILOT PROJECT…..

THE KENTUCKY MESONET IS THE COMMONWEALTH’S OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR WEATHER AND CLIMATE DATE…..WITH 69-
STATIONS  IN 67-COUNTIES…..
THE MESONET SITES COLLECT  REAL-TIME DATA  ON TEMPERATURES…. PRECIPITATION…..HUMIDITY…..SOLAR RADIATION….
AND WIND SPEED AND DIRECTION WHICH IS TRANSMITTED TO THE KENTUCKY CLIMATE CENTER EVERY  FIVE MINUTES…. 24-
HOUR A DAY…..THROUGHOUT THE YEAR…..
AND THE DATA IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT….K-Y-MESONET-DOT-ORG…….



HEMP IMPACT
04/06/18

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISIONER DAN QUARLES SAYS A PRELIMINARY REVIEW OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S
EXPERMENTIAL HELP PROGRAM  SHOWS IT HAD A MULTI-MILLON-DOLLAR ECONOMIC IMPACT…..

LAST YEAR……KENTUCKY LICENSED PROCESSORS PAID THE COMMONWEALTH’S GROWERS  SEVEN-POINT-FIVE MILLION
DOLLARS FOR HARVESTED HEMP…..

PROCESSORS  ALSO REPORTED  26-MILLION DOLLARS IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT AND INVESTMENTS….AND 17-MILLION
DOLLARS IN GROSS PRODUCT SALES…..

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL IS PUSHING LEGISLATION TO BRING HEMP PRODUCTION BACK INTO THE MAINSTREAM BY
REMOVING IT FROM THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES LIST……



BILL VETO
04/06/18
06:05AM

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS VETOED A BILL THAT WOULD MAKE IT EASIER FOR AGENCIES TO LEAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S
TROUBLED PENSON SUSTEM….

BEVIN SAID HE VETOED  HOUSE BILL  THREE-62  BECAUSE IT WOULD LET AGENCIES LEAVE AND MAKE PAYMENTS WITHOUT
INTEREST ON THE ENORMOUS COST TO LEAVE THE SYSTEM……POTENTIALLY COSTING TAXPAYERS UP TO TWO-BILLION
DOLLARS…..

THE BILL WOULD  ALSO HAVEN GIVEN RELIEF TO CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENTS .FACING INCREASED PENTION PAYMENTS…..
BEVIN SAID  HE SUPPORTS THAT PART OF THE BILL……AND HE URGED LAWMAKERS TO  PASS A BILL WITH THAT LANGUAGE
WHEN THE RETURN  TO FRANKFORT……



MORE TORNADOS
04/06/18

THE NATONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CONFIRMED TWO MORE TORNADOS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….DURING  TUESDAY
NIGHT’S SEVERE WEATHER….

AN E-F-TWO TORNADO  HIT AROUIND  BURNA  IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY….IN WESTERN KENTUCKY  .DAMAGING A HOME…..
TREES….FOUR VEHICLES….OUT BUILDINGS…. AND IT ALSO KILLED A HORE WHEN A TREE FELL ON IT….

AND AN  “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO  TOUCHED DOWN NEAR DANVILLE….IT DESTROYED  A COUPE OF HOME….DAMAGED OR
DESTROYED BARNS AND FENCING….AND KNOCKED DOWN TREES….



BOHANNON
04/06/18

84 YEAR OLD JOHNNY AARON BOHANNON OF FRANKLIN DIED WEDNESDAY AT CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER-BRIDGEPOINTE IN
BOWLING GREEN…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT
GREENLAWN CEMETERY IN FRANKLIN WITH MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATIION BEGINS  AFTER THREE TOMORROW (SAT)
AFTERNOON AT GILBERT FUNERAL HOME IN FRANLIN….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILMA WHITE BOHANNON…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; STEVE AND VICKY OF KANSAS
AND DENNIS AND KIMMYE OF LEXINGTON…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



OSBORNE
04/06/18

80 YEAR OLD ROGER D. OSBORNE OF BOWLING GREEN DIED WEDNESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT J-C KIRBY AND SON FUNERAL
HOME LOVERS LANE CHAPEL IN BOWLING GREEN WITH BURIAL IN BOWLING GREEN GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
ONE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MASONIC SERVICES WILL BE HELD TOMORROW  (SAT)  
AFTERNOON AT FOUR-30 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WANDA GOAD OSBORNE……A SON; RICK….A DAUGHTER; SHEILA MCDANIEL….AND TWO
BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STEPHEN AND RUTH  AND DONOVAN…..SIX GRANDCHIDREN AND 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/06/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WOUND UP PLAY AT THE CAL RIPKIN EXPERIENCEE….IN MYRTLE BEACH…..WITH A SIX TO
ONE WIN OVER BISHOP WATTERSON….

GOLFERS ARE REMINDED THEY CAN GET A 20-PERCENT DISCOUNT .OFF THE NORMAL RATE….AT ALL KENTUCKY STATE PARKS
GOLF COURSES….MONDAY THRU FRIDAY NOW THRU MAY 24TH…..

YOU CAN GET THE DISCOUT BY RESERVING A TEE-TIME…..ON LINE….AT PARKS-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV….

AND THE DISCOUT DOES NOT APPLY TO OVERNIGHT GOLF  PACKAGES…..







TORNADOS
04/05/18

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS TUESDAY NIGHT’S SEVERE WEATHER IN KENTUCKY SPAWNED THREE TORNADO
TOUCHDOWNS….

AN   “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN   ABOUT FOUR MILES NORTHWEST  OF CLINTON IN HICKMAN COUNTY…..AND
ANOTHER  “E-F-ONE” TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT SEVEN MILES NORTHEAST OF CLINTON…...BOTH HAS ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS OF  
100 MILES-PER-HOUR……

AND  ANOTHER    “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO…..WITH PEAK WINDS OF 105-TO-110 MILES- PER-HOUR…..TOUCHED DOWN NEAR  
HANGING ROCK IN GRAYSON COUNTY…..

STRAIGHT LINE WINDS ALSO   DAMAGED BARNS AND TREES IN HARDIN AND LARUE COUNTIES……



TENNESSEE ROAD WORK
04/05/18

IF YOU’RE GOING TO BE TRAVELING ON  I-65 SOUTHBOUND TODAY AND TOMORROW….KEEP IN MIND THAT THE TENNESSEE
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION  WILL HAVE THE SOUTHBOUND DIRECTION  DOWN FROM THREE LANES TO ONE……JUST
ACROSS THE STATE LINE FROM NINE TO THREE  EACH DAY….FOR POTHOLE PATCHING

HEAVY CONGESTION……DELAYS……AND TRAFFIC BACKUPS   ARE  POSSIBLE…..



SPORTS
04/05/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WINDS UP PLAY IN MYRTLE BEACH AS THEY TAKE ON BISHOP WATTERSON….

THE HOT RODS OPEN THEIR SEASON AS THEY’RE AT HOME TO PLAY DAYTON…..

THE PREDATORS PLAY IN WASHINGTON…..


THE TITANS HELD A HUGE PARTY IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE LAST NIGHT TO UNVEIL THEIR NEW UNIFORMS….THIS WILL BE THE
TEAM’S FIRST MAKEOVER SINCE ADOPTING  THE TITANS  MONIKER IN 1999…..

THE HELMET IS THE BIGGEST CHANGE….AS THE OLD WHITE  HELMET HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NAVY BLUE SHELL WITH A
SATIN FINISH…..THE FACEMASK  IS CROME….AND THERE’S A TAPERED SILVER CENTER STRIP…..

THE ONE HOLDOVER IS THE FAMILIAR HELMET LOGO…..KNOWN AS THE “FLAMING THUMBTACK” OR “FIREBALL”…..WHICH HAS   
BEEN GIVEN A SILVER OUTLINE….BUT IS OTHERWISE  UNCHANGED……







SEXUAL HARASSMEN COMPLAINTS DROPPED
04/04/18

THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE ETHICS  COMMISSION  HAS DROPPED COMPLAINTS  FILED  AGAINST  THREE HOUSE
MEMNERS……CONNECTED TO LAST YEARS SEXUAL HARASSMENT SCANDAL INVOLVING FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER  JEFF
HOOVER….

THE COMPLAINTS  AGAINST   REPRESENTATIVES  JIM DECESARE OF BOWLING GREEN….BRIAN LINDER OF DRY RIDGE….AND
MICHALE MEREDITH  OF OAKLAND WERE DROPPED….BUT THE COMMISSION SAYD IT WILL GO ON WITH THE COMPLAINT AGAINST
HOOVER…..

THIS BEGAN LAST FALL AFTER IT WAS DISCOVERED HOOVER AND HIS THREE COLLEAGUES HAS SIGNED A CONFIDENTIAL
AGREEMENT WITH A LEGISLATIVE STAFFER WHO CLAIMED THE FOUR HAD SEXUALLY HARASSED HER BY SENDING
INAPPROPRIATE TEXT MESSAGES AND MAKING VULGAR COMMENTS……



FLAGS
04/04/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS PROCLAIMED  THAT   U-S  AND STATE FLAGS BE FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF TODAY…..UNTIL LSUNSET
TOMORROW…..AS A MARK OF RESPECT FOR FALLEN HOPKINSVILLE POLICE OFFICER PHILLIP  MEACHAM…..

OFFICE MEACHAM WAS KILLED WHILE OFF-DUTY THURSDAY NIGHT IN HOPKINSVILLE AFTER BEING PULLED OVER BY A MAN   
IMPERSONATING POLICE OFFICER…..

BEVIN ENCOURAGES ALL KENTUCKIANS…..BUSINESSES…..ORGANIZATONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO JOIN THIS
SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR OFFICER MEACHAM’S FAMILY AND THE CITY OF HOPKINSVILLE……



MILLER
04/04/18

37 YEAR OLD LORI BETH MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY IN LEXINGTON….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARGENS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPERSSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE
FORM OF DONATIONS TO EAST  WILLOW BUILDING FUND….

SHE’S SURVIVED  BY A SON; GEOVANI…..TWO DAUGHTERS; NAUTICA AND CANDICE…..HER MOTHER  AND STEP-FATHER; NANCY
AND MARK RISINGER….AND A BROTHER  AND SISTER-IN-LAW;  BRIAN AND ASHLEY MILLER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



SPORTS
04/04/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM CONTINUES PLAY IN MYRTLE BEACH….
AS THEY TANGLE   WITH  THE ACADEMY  OF NOTRE  DAME AND CHESTERFIELD…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL GAMES SCHEDULED FOR TODAY  HAVE BEEN CANCELLED…..


THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER SHARP SHOOTERS ARCHRY TEAM….PARTICIPAED IN THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL ARCHERY IN
SCHOOL PROGRAM STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS LAST SATURDAY IN LOUISVILLE……AND PLACED 73RD OUT OF 81 SCHOOLS TAKING
PART IN THE ELEMENTARY DIVISION…..

THE SHARP SHOOTERS….APPEARING IN THEIR FIRST STATE TOURNAMENT….. INCLUDED 24-STUDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN
THE DAYLONG EVENT….







STATE BUDGET
04/03/18

THE COMMONWEALTH’S NEW TWO YEAR….22-BILLION DOLLAR  SPENDING PLAN…. THAT INCLUDES A 480-MILLON DOLLAR  TAX
INCREASE HAS BEEN SENT TO  GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN….
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..YESTERDAY…..REVAMPED  KENTUCKY’S TAX CODE THAT WILL GIVE BACK 194-MILLON DOLLARS TO
TAX PAYERS….AND IMPOSE 681- MILLION DOLLARS IN NEW TAXES INCLUDING A 50-CENT INCREASE IN THE CIGERATTE TAX AND
TAXING SERVICES LIKE AUTO REPAIRS…..
THE TAX INCREASE WOULD   PAY FOR RECORD-HIGH CLASS ROOM SPENDING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS…..WHILE ELIMINATIN A KEY
FUNDING MECHANISM FOR CHARGER SCHOOLS……AND IT COVERS HEALT INSURANCE FOR SOME RETIRED TEACHERS WHO
ARE NOT YET MEDICARE ELIGIBLE…..
THE BUDGET…..WHICH BEVIN HIS INDICATED HE OPPOSES….STILL INCLUDES  A        SIX-POINT-25 PERCENT BASELINE CUT FOR
MOST STATE AGENCIES AS RECMMENDED BY THE GOVERNOT…..BUT A FEW AGENCIES INCLUDING VETERANS AFFAIRS…..STATE
POLICE…..AND LOCAL SCHOOL-BASED FAMILY RRECOURCE AND YOUTH SERVICES CENTERS WILL HAVE THEIR FUNDING
RESTORED….

LAWMAKERS WILL RETURN TO FRANKFORT APRIL 13TH TO CONSIDER ANY VETOS BY THE GOVERNOR…....



TEACHER RALLY
04/02/18

THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS FILLED THE STREETS NEAR THE KENTUCKY CAPITAL YESTERDAY TO RALLY FOR EDUCATION AS
STATE LAWMAKERS WORKED ON A NEW TWO-YEAR SPENDING PLAN….

TEACHERS AND OTHER SCHOOL  EMPLOYEES GATHERED OUT THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION  BEFORE MARCHING  
TO THE CAPITOL….

HUNDREDS OF TEACHERS CALLED IN SICK LAST FRIDAY TO PROTEST LAST-MINUTE CHANGES TO THEIR PENSION SYSTEM….

ON THURSDAY….A PENSON OVERHAUL PLAN  WAS PASSED THAT PRESERVED BENEFITS  FOR MOST WORKERS…..BUT DOES
LITTLE IN THE SHORT TERM TO ADDRESS THE  COMMONWEALTH’S  MASSIVE DEBT…..



SPORTS
04/03/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS IN MYRLE BEACH WHERE THEY PLAY MARCELLUS AND ST. FRANCIS DESALES……


AND THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL…. AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION
ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…WVLE…..STARTING AT 11-50 THIS MORNING…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO FLORIDA…..







FATAL
04/02/18

AN ACCIDENT FRIDAY IN GLASGOW…..AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF NORTH JACKSON HIGHWAY AND VETERANS OUTERLOOP….
CLAIMED A LIFE….

AS A TWO-THOUSAND-SIX CHRYSLER 300 DRIVER BY  19 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER AGUERO OF GLASGOW TURNED INTO THE
PATH OF A TWENTY-16 CHEVY  SPARK OPERATED  BY 62 YEAR OLD JAMES MARTIN ALSO OF GLASGOW….

AGUERO WASN’T INJURED AND MARTIN   DIED AT THE SCENE…..



ARREST-HART
04/02/18

STATE POLICE ARRESTED A  MUNFORDVILLE WOMAN YESTERDAY IN CONNECTION WITH A SHOOTING….

TROOPERS RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE   ON  G. SHELTON ROAD WHERE 56 YEAR OLD JEFFREY NIE AND HIS 58 YEAR OLD
WIFE BARBARA HAD SUSTAINED GUNSHOT WOUNDS……
BARBARA  NIE WAS TAKEN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL….AND JEFFREY NIE DIED AT THE SCENE….

THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION LEAD THE  ARREST OF THE VICTIMS DAUGHTER…. 21 YEAR OLD BRINA NIE….WHO’S BEEN
CHARGED  WITH MURDER AND ASSAULT……



ARREST
04/02/18

FRIDAY THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT A RESIDENCE IN CAVE CITY WHERE THEY
LOCATED AN OUNCE OF CRYSTAL METH, DIGIAL SCALES, CASH AND A LOADED HANDGUN…
34 YEAR OLD MICHELE MCQUISTON  WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING  IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE,
TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE AND POSSESSION  OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….
AND 33 YEAR OLD TRACY WRIGHT WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A HAND GUN BY A CONVICTED FELON…..



TEACHER RALLY
04/02/18

KENTUCKY TEACHERS PLAN ANOTHER  ROUND OF PROTESTS AT THE STATE CAPITAL TODAY….AS LAWMAKERS ADDRESS THE
NEW  BUDGET…

THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION IS HOSTING A RALLY AT ITS HEADQUARTERS  BEFORE HEADING TO THE CAPITAL…..
TEACHERS WERE AT THE CAPITAL FRIDAY TO PROTEST LAST MINUTES CHANGES  TO THEIR PENSION SYSTEM……

SOME  DISTRICTS HAVE CALLED OFF CLASSES TODAY….HOWEVER….. MOST OF THE COMMONWTH IS ON SPRING BREAK……



TEMPORARY TRAFFIC SIGNALS
04/02/18

TWO ROADS IN ALLEN COUNTY WILL HAVE TEMPORARY  TRAFFIC SIGNALS PLACED ON BRIDGES  WHILE BRIDGE DECK OVERLAY
IS COMPLETED….

KENTUCKY 11-47  WILL HAVE A SIGNAL  ON THE BRIDGE OVER TRAMMEL CREEK…. AND KENTUCKY   15-33 WILL HAVE A SIGNAL
AT THE BRIDGE   OVER DIFFIDULT CREEK……

THE SIGNALS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN PLACE FOR  30-DAYS……



MATHEWS
04/02/18

76 YEAROLD CARL MATHEW OF FRANKLIN  DIED SATURDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE IN BOWLING GREEN….FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT CRAFTON FUNERAL HOME IN FRANKLIN WITH
BURIAL IN RESTLAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PATSY PATTERSON MATHEWS….THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CARLA BYRD OF BOWLING
GREEN, LESA AND WOODY ETHERINGTON  OF FRANKLIN AND KATHY AND KENNY INFINGER OF TENNESSEE…. A SISTER; JEWELL
HOWELL….AND A BROTHER; BOBBY BOTH OF ALLEN COUNTY….. THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/02/18

THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY BULLITT CENTRAL……







SVILLE PROPERTY TAXES
03/29/18

THOSE WITH UNPAID SCOTTSVILLE PROPERTY  TAX BILLS  WILL HAVE A COUPLE OF EXTRA DAYS BEFORE THE PENALITY  GOES
UP…..

YOUR TAX BILLS SHOWS THAT IF IT’S PAID BY MARCH 31ST  YOU’RE PAYING A SIX-PERCENT PENALITY…..AND THEN THE
PENALITY  GOES UP TO 19-PERCENT  APRIL FIRST….

BUT SINCE THE 31ST IS SATURDAY  AND CITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW…. THOSE WITH  UNPAID SCOTTSVILLE
PROPERTY TAX BILLS  HAVE UNTIL THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS MONDAY BEFORE THE PENALITY GOES UP TO          19-PERCENT ON
TUESDAY….



GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS
03/29/18

HERE ARE YOUR GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS…..
STATE OFFICES AND THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CLOSING AT 112NOON TOMORROW……
COUNTY OFFICES, THE  P-V-A OFFICE, ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT OFFICE AND ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC  LIBRARY CLOSED
TOMORROW…..
TRANSFER STATION CLOSED TOMORROW  AND OPEN SATURDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED  TOMORRWM  AND TOMORROW’S  TRASH ROUTES  WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY…..
CIRCUIT CLERKS OFFICE  CLOSING AT  12NOON TOMORROW AND CLOSED SATURDAY….
COUNTY CLERKS AND SHERRIFFS DEPARTMENT OFFICES  AND THE ANIMAL SHELTER CLOSED TOMORROW  AND SATURDAY…..

NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY TOMORROW…..
AND THE CORE WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY……



JORDON
03/29/18

35 YEAR OLD JACOB RICHARD JORDAN OF LAFAYETTE DIED TUESDAY AT MACON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL HOME-LAFAYETTE CHAPEL-WITH BURIAL IN
EULIA CEMETERY WITH POLICE HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL  
HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY IS WIFE KATRINA JORDAN….AND TWO DAUGHTERS; KYNLEE JORDAN AND MAKAYLA HARRIS ALL OF
LAFAYETTE…..HIS MOTHER AND STEP-FATHERS; SANDRA AND DANNY DAVIS….HIS FATHER AND STEP-MOTHER; RICHARD AND
DAWN JORDAN….AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; KARA AND MARSHALL WILLIAMS, SAMATHA JORDAN AND HALEY
JORDAN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….HIS FATHER-IN-LAW; RAYMOND CARR…A BROTHER-IN-LAW AND SISER-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND
DIANE CARR….A SISTER-IN-LAW; HILLARY SEXTON….AND HIS MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; TREVA TAYOR ALL OF TENNESSEE…..



SPORTS
03/29/18

THE PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS  ARE IN  METCALFE COUNTY TODAY…..
THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD……
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS RUSSELL COUNTY…..

THE  PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY  SAN JOSE…..

THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON IS SET TO OPEN TODAY…..
AS ST.LOUIS IS IN NEW YORK TO TAKE ON THE MET….
THE BRAVES HOST THE PHILLIES…..
AND THE REDS  ARE AT HOME TO PLAY WASHINGTON…..







FISCAL COURT
03/28/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE
KENTUCKY TRANSPORTION CABINET PRESENTED THE RURAL SECONDARY ROAD PROGRAM FOR ALLEN COUNTY….

THE COURTS ALSO APPROVE APPLYING FOR A RECYLING GRANT….IN THE AMOUNT OF 15-THOUSAND-498 DOLLARS FOR A NEW
BALER FOR THE TRANSFER STATION…
AND APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO APPLY FOR A CRUM RUBBER GRANT….IN THE AMOUNT OF  63-HUNDRED DOLLARS….TO BE USED
AS FLOWER BED MULCH AT THE JUSTICE CENTER……



MEADOR
03/27/18

82 YEAR OLD LUCILLE MEADOR  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY  AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT SCOTTSVILLE OLD-FASHIONED MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH  WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN
COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 11 FRIDAY MORNING AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME AND AFTER 10
SATURDAY  MORNING  AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED  BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; STEVE AND DEBBIE AND ELDER  LONNIE AND PATRICIA ALL OF
ADOLPHUS AND ELDER MARK AND AMY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER; DEBBIE MEADOR OF SCOTTSVILLE……10
GRANDCHILDLREN, 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, THREE STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE STEP-GREAT-GREAT-
GRANDCILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….




SPORTS
03/28/18

YESTERDAY…..THE LADY PATRIOT SOFT BALL TEAM  SHUT-OUT THE GLASGOW  LADY SCOTTIES 10 TO NOTHING……


THE PREDATORS GOT PAST MINNESOTA TWO TO ONE…..

AND AT THE MEN’S N-I-T…….

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE TOPPERS AS THEY DROPPED A 69 TO 64 DECISION TO UTAH…..
AND IN THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL GAME IT WAS PENN STATE 75 AND MISSISSIPPI STATE 60……

THE LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAM HAS A NEW HEAD COACH…..

ASSISTANT COACH  GREG COLLINS WAS PROMOTED TO THE TOP SPOT YESTERDAY FOLLOWING THE DEPARTURE OF MICHELLE  
CLARK-HERD  .WHO IS NOW THE HEAD COACH AT CINCINNATI…..
COLLINS  HAS BEEN AN  ASSISTANT FOR THE PAST SIX SEASONS….AND IN HER SIX YEARS ON THE HILL….CLARK-HEARD LEAD
THE TEAM TO  154 WINS…. 48 LOSSES…. AND FOUR   N-C-A-A  TOURNAMEN APPEARANCES…..

AND THE UNIVERSTY OF LOUISVILLE HAS HIRED LONG TIME  XAVIER COACH CHRIS MACK AS THE NEW  MEN’S HEAD BASKETBALL
COACH…..…..







STOP TIPLINE
03/27/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS TAKING ANOTHER  STEP IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY FOR THE THREE-THOUAND
STUDENTS  WHO ATTEND CLASS DAILY IN THE DISTRICT…..

STUDENTS….PARENTS….OR COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN NO GO ON-LINE TO ANONYMOUSY   REPORT A CONCERN REGARDING   
SAFETY…..SECURITY….. VIOLENCE… BULLYING…..OR RISKEY BEHAVOIR……AS THE DISTRICT IS IMPLEMENTING  “SAFETY
TIPLINE”  ON-LINE PREVENTION…. OR “STOP TIPLINE”….. WHICH IS PROVIDED FREE   BY THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR SCHOOL
SAFETY AND IS DESIGNED AS AN   “ON-LINE”  REPORTING AND PREVENTION TOOL…..

TO USE THE TIPLINE…LOG ON TO THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS HOME PAGE AT “ALLEN-DOT-KY-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S”…..CLICK
ON THE  “STOP TIPLINE LOGO”  AND LEAVE YOUR TI….WHICH CAN BE DONE ANONYMOUSLY OR STUDENTS MAY CHOOSE TO
HAVE SOMEONE CONTACT THEM…..



KY HIGHWAY MAP
03/27/18

THE TWENTY-18-19….KENTUCKY OFFICIAL HIGHWAY MAP….IS NOW AVAILABLE  AT REST AREAS…..WELCOME CENTERS….LOCAL
CONVENTION AND TOURISM  OFFICES….AND AT ALL KENTUCKY STATE PARKS….

TO ASSIST MOTORISTS   IN THE COMMONWEALTH’S  TRAVELED URBAN AREAS….15 INSERT MAPS DETAIL SEVERAL  CITIES
INCLUDNG BOWLING GREEN…..OTHER MAP AIDS INCLUDE INFORMATION ON THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET’S FREE
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..OR  SAFE PATROL……

THE OFFICIAL  MAP….WHICH USE TO BE PUBLISHED EVERY YEAR IS NOW A TWO-YEAT PUBLICATION……AND AN ELECTRONIC  
VERSION OF THE OFFICIAL HIGHWAY MAP….ALONG WITH COUNTY AND CITY  MAPS…..CAN BE DOWNLOADED ON-LINE AT
TRANSPORTATION-K-Y-DOT-GOV…….



HEMP
03/27/18

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL WAS JOINED IN FRANKFORT YESTERDAY  BY KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER  RYAN
QUARLES TO ANNOUNCE A MAJOR PUSH TO LEGALIZE  HEMP…..HOPING TO BOOST THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY…..

THE BILL WOULD REMOVE HEMP  FROM THE FEDERAL LIST OF CONTROLLED SUBSANCES AND LEGALIZE THE CROP AS AN
AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY……

KENTUCKY HAS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF HEMP’S COMBACK…..AS KENTUCKY AGRICULTUE OFFICIALS RECENTLY
APPROVED  MORE THAN 12-THOUSAND ACRES TO BE GROWN THIS YEAR…..WITH 57-PROCESSORS HELPING TURN THE RAW
PRODUCT INTO A MULTITUDE OF PRODUCTS…..

THE  TWENTY-14  FEDERAL FARM BILL ALLOWS  STATE AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO DESIGNATE HEMP PROJECT FOR
RESEARCH…..SO FAR  34-STATES HAVE AUTHORIZED HEMP RRESEARCH…..WHILE ACTUAL PRODUCTION OCCURRED IN 19-
STATES LAST YEAR…..



FEDERAL INDICTMENT
03/23/18

A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN LOUISVILLE HAS INDICTED TWO TENNESSEE RESIDENT IN A CONSPIRACY OF STEALING  NEARLY
100-FIREARMS  FROM LICENSED DEALERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

KASHMA DARDY, JUNIOR   OF NASHVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TAKING WEAPONS FROM  WHEELER’S  FASTWAY GUN AND PAWN  ON
SCOTTSVILLE ROAD IN BOWLING GREEN…..
AND  MARVIN JOHNSON  OF MADISON  IS CHARGED   WITH THE BURGLARY OF WHEELERS…..AND WHITTAKER GUNS IN
OWENSBORO……



ANDERSON
03/27/18

81 YEAR OLD IMOGENE ANDERSON OF REGINA DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WLLL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT
LUCAS AND SON FUNERAL HOME IN PIKEVILLE WITH BURIAL IN ANNIE E. YOUNG CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX
TONIGHT (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LON ANDERSON…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DONNIE AND ANGIE OF
SCOTTSVILLE, RICK  AND PEGGY AND ROGER ALL OF PIKEVILLE…..AND A SISTER; LORA WOODS OF VIRGINIA…..11
GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/27/18

THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN SOUTH WARREN …..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARITY GAME ON                99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…. WVLE….
STARTING AROUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……

THE PREDATORS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON  MINNESOTA……

THE MEN’S N-I-T FINAL FOUR GETS UNDERWAY TONIGHT….
AS PENN STATE GOES AGAINST  MISSISSIPPI STATE…..
AND THE TOPPERS PLAY UTAH……

AFTER SERVING SIX MONTHS   AS  INTERIM  “A-D”…..YESTERDAY THE  UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  BOARD OF TRUSTEES  
APROVED THE HIRING OF VINCE TYRA AS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR…..

TYRA  WAS HIRED UNDER A  FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT  AT 850-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR…..WITH A POSSIBLE   150-THOUSAND
DOLLARS IN ADDITIONAL  ANNUAL BONUSES….







MARKET BASKET
03/26/18

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY TWO YEARS……THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU’S MARKETBASKET  SURVEY INDICATES  FOOD
PRICES INCREASES SLIGHTLEY DURING THE  FIRST QUARTER OF TWENTY-18……

EACH QUARTER……40-BASIC FOOR IEMS ARE PRICED-CHECKED THROUGHOU THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND SINCE THE END
OF  TWENTY-16…SURVEYED FOOD ITEMS HAD DROPPED BY A TOTAL OF THREE-DOLLARS AND 79-CENTS  OR JUST OVER
THREE-PERCENT……

THE UPWARD MOVEMENT IN FOOD PRICES AMOUNT TO ONE-OINT-35 PERCENT….OR ONE-DOLLAR  AND 56-CENTS MORE THAN
THE PRICE OF THE SAME ITEMS SURVEYED DURING THE LAST QUARTER OF TWENY-17……

THE TOTAL PRICE OF THE 40-ITEMS CAME TO  115-DOLLARS AND 67-CENTS…..AND WHILE THIS CURRENT SURVEY INDICATES A
RISE IN PRISES….AS COMPARED TO A YEAR AGO….THE INCREASE IS LESS THAN A QUARTER-OF-A-PERCENT……



MARCH FOR OUR LIVES
03/26/18

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS…..TEACHERS….PARENTS…..AND VICTIMS RALLIE IN   WASHINGTON D- C….AND
ACROSS THE NATION ON SATURDAY TO DEMAND TOUGHER GUN CONTROL  MEASURES…..PART OF A WAVE OF POLITICAL
ACTIVISM AMONG STUDENTS AND OTHERS IMPACTED BY SCHOOL SHOOTINGS….

THE…..OUR LIVES MATTER RALLY IN BOWLING GREEN….SAW HUNDREDS MARCH FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY TO
FOUNTAIN SQUARE PARK…..WHERE THEY HEARD SEVERAL SPEAKERS…..



EKU BUDGET CUTS
03/26/18

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IS FACING 25-MILLON DOLLARS IN BUGET CUTS…AMIND AN INCREASE IN PENSION
CONTRIBUTIONS AND CUTS TO STATE FUNDING…..

PRESIDENT MICHAEL BENSON HAS MADE RECOMMENDATIONS THAT INCLUDE CLOSING THE SCHOOL’S DANVILLE CAMPUS…..
ELEMINATING ACADEMIC PROGRAMS….SLASH ATHLETIC SPENDING….AND CUTTING 200 POSITIONS…..

THE EASTERN BOARD OF REGENT WILL CONSIDER THE RECOMMENDATONS AT ITS APRIL SIXTH MEETNG….



MEETINGS
03/26/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT FOUR AND ROYAL ARCH AND COUNCIL AND
ALLEN FISCAL COURT BOTH MEET TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7……



SPORTS
03/26/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  TENNIS TEAMS GO TO GLASGOW…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO SOUTH WARREN….
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO PLAY  LOGAN COUNTY….


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE PREDATORS DROPPED A FIVE TO FOUR DECISION TO THE JETS…..

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
LOUISVILLE PUNCHED THEIR TICKET TO THE FINAL FOUR WITH A 76 TO 43 WIN OVER OREGON STATE…..

AND AT THE MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY….THE MONSTER ENERGY CUP SERIES WAS SNOWED OUT….AND THE S-T-P 500 WILL BE
RUN TODAY…..







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/23/18

ACCORDING TO THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET….. KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FELL FROM
FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN JANUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN FEBRUARY….
AND THIS  FEBRUARY’S   JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO WELL BELOW THE FIVE-POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED IN FEBRUARY
TWENTY-17……

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  EMPLOYERS CONTINUED TO ADD WORKERS IN FEBRUARY…..HELPINT TO PUSH KENTUCKY’S
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DOWN…..AND THE  JOBLESS RATE DOE NOT INCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NOT LOOKED FOR WORK
IN THE LAST FOUR WEEK……

ALSO IN FEBRUARY….THE NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT REMAINED  FROM JANUARY TO FEBRUARY……AT FOUR-POINT-ONE
PERCENT…..



FEED THE NEED
03/23/18

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY HAS COLLECTED  MORE THAN 100-THOUSAND  ITEMS TO DATE….IN THIS YEAR’S  “FEED
THE NEED” FOOD DRIVE….

THIS YEAR….MORE THAN 70-COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS  IN ALLEN…. BARREN…. BUTLER….HART….LOGAN….SIMPSON….
AND WARREN COUNTIES  HELD INTERNAL FOOD DRIVES  FROM FEBRURRY FIRST THRU MARCH 16TH….THIS BRINGS THE 10-
YEAR TOTAL OF ITEMS COLLECTED  TO MORE THANT 675-THOUSAND…..

“FEED THE NEED” WAS CREATED 10-YEARS GO IN RESPONSE TO THE INCREASED NEED IN COMMUNITIES FOR ACCESS TO
BASIC NEEDS….INCLUDING FOOD….



SPORTS
03/23/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO WESTERN TO TAKE ON CHRISTIAN COUNTY……

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
LOUISVILLE TAKES ON STANFORD……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY….

THE PREDATORS LOST TO TORONTO FIVE TO TWO….

AND AT THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR KENTUCKY AS THEY DROPPED A 61 TO 58 DECISION TO KANSAS STATE…..







MARCH FOR OUR LIVES
03/22/18

A  “MARCH FOR OUT LIVES”  WILL BE HELD IN BOWLING GREEN SATURDAY IN SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL EVENT ORGANIZED TO
PUSH FOR STRICTER GUN LAWS  IN THE WAKE OF THE SHOOTING DEATHS OF 17 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS IN PARKLAND-
FLORIDA LAST MONTH AND THE SHOOTING AT MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL THAT CLAIMED TWO LIVES IN JANUARY…..

THE BOWLING  GREEN  “MARCH FOR OUR LIVES”…..WHICH IS BEING COORDINATED BY THE  CENTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND
SOCIAL JUSTICE AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….IS TO ENCOURAGE LEGISLATORS TO PASS LAWS TO CREATE SAFER
SCHOOLS AND CUT DOWN ON GUN VIOLENCE…..



WATER COMMISSIONER TRAINING
03/22/18

THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HAS ISSUED AN ORDER REQUIRING LOCAL  WATER DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS
TO GET  THEIR INITIAL TRAINING THRU THE COMMISSION….

THE  ORDER WAS ISSUED AFTER MULTIPLE WATER DISTRICTS   RECENTLY VIOLATED BASIC LAWS GOVERNING FINANCES AND
OPERATIONS……THE COMMISSION SAYS THE PROBLEMS RAISED…..URGENT CONCERNS…..ABOUT THE CONSISTENCY AND
LEVEL OF TRAINING LOCAL OFFICIALS RECEIVE……

KENTUCKY LAW REQUIRES NEWLY APPOINTED WATER DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS TO RECEIVE 12-HOURS OF TRAINING IN
THEIR FIRST YEAR OF OFFICE…..AND UNDER THE ORDER…..COMMISSIONERS MUST NOW GET THAT TRAINING THRU THE
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION……



TEACHERS RALLY
03/22/18

DESPITE THE SNOW AND COLD…..HUNDREDS OF  TEACHERS RALLIED IN FRANKFORT  YESTERDAY TO VOICE THEIR CONCERN
ABOUT SENATE BILL-ONE… WHICH COULD AFFECT THEIR RETIREMENT BENEFITS…..

A NUMBER OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS  CALLED OFF CLASSES YESTERDAY TO ALLOW THE TEACHERS TO RALLY…..

SEVERAL LAWMAKERS HAVE INDICAED THEY BELIVE SENATE BILL-ONE  IS ‘DEAD” FOR THIS SESSION OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY…….



SPORTS
03/22/18

THE PATRTIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS GO TO GLASGOW…..
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO EDMONSON COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL  TEAM TRAVELS TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO PLAY TORONTO…..

THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE ANNOUINCED YESTERDAY THAT INTERIM BASKETBALL  COACH DAVID PADGETT…..WILL NOT
STAY ON AS THE CARDINALS HEAD COACH….

PADGETT….A FORMER PLAYER….ASSISTANT COACH….AND DIRECTOR OF BASKETBALLL OPERATIONS AT LOUISVILLE……
REPLACED RICK PITINO AFTER HE WAS FIRED AND LED  THE CARDINALS   TO   22-WINS  AND AN  N-I-T  APPEARANCE THIS
SEASON….….

AT THE MEN’S N-I-T TOURNAMENT…..
THE TOPPERS PUNCHED THEIR TICKET TO THE FINAL FOUR AS THEY DEFEATED OKLAHOMA STATE 92 TO 84….

WESTERN’S NEXT GAME WILL BE TUESDAY…..IN NEW YORK…..AS THEY TAKE ON UTAH……







ALZHEIMER’S REPORT
03/21/18

A NEW REPORT FROM THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION  FINDS ALMOST SIX-MILLION AMERICANS…..INCLUDING  71-THOUSAND IN
KENTUCKY….HAVE ALZHEIMER’S DEMENITA….

AND THE REPORT PROJECTS  THAT BY TWENTY-25….IN THE COMMONWEALTH…. THERE WILL BE A 21-PERCENT INCREASE IN
THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS WITH ALZHEIMER’S OR ANOTHER DEMENTIA…..

ALZHEMER’S  IS THE SIXTH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN BOTH KENTUCKY AND THE “U-S”….AND IT’S THE ONLY DISEASE IN THE
TOP 10 CAUSES OF DEATH IN THE “U-S” WITHOUT A WAY TO PREVENT….CURE….OR EVEN SLOW ITS PROGRESSION…..

THE REPORT ALSO FOUND THAT IN TWENTY-17…..MORE THAN 16-MILLION AMERICANS….INCLUDING 272-THOUSAND
KENTUCKIANS…..PROVIDED 18-BILLION HOURS OF UNPAID CARE……RRESULTING IN  11-BILLION DOLLARS  IN HEALTH CARE
COSTS IN THE UNITED STATES LAST YEAR……



SENATE BUDGET
03/21/18

THE KENTUCKY SENATE HAS PASSED ITS VERSION OF A NEW….TWO-YEAR BUDGET THAT CONTAINS NO NEW TAXES…..AS IT
REJECTS THE HOUSE’S PLAN TO RAISE ABOUT  500-MILLION DOLLARS THROUGH TAXES ON CIGARETTES AND  PAIN PILLS….
THE SENATE BUDGET PUTS  RECORD AMOUNTS IN PER-PURPIL  FUNDING…KNOWN AS SEEK…..AND ALSO MOVES  THE
COMMONWEALTHS  PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES  TO PERFORMANCE BASED FUNDING…..WHILE  ENSURING FUNDING FOR WESTERN
AND NORTHER KENTUCKY UNIVERSITIES ARE ON PAR WITH THE OTHER SIX UUNIVERSITIES….
THE SENATE’S  SPENDING PLAN  RESTORES FUNDING FOR SOME PROGRAMS INCLUDING THE KENTUCKY MESO NET
WEATHERING MONITORING SYSTEM…..AND THE SENATE’S BUDGET KEEPS THE  GOVERNOR’S  PROPOSAL TO PUT ABOUT
THREE-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS INTO THE KENTUCKY PENSION SYSTEMS….

THE SENATE ALSO WANTS TO PUT MORE POLICE OFFICERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL BY MAKING IT LESS EXPENSIVE TO HIRE THEM….
THE PROPOSAL WOULD LET LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES  REHIRE….RETIRED OFFICERS…. AS SCHOOL RESOURCE
OFFICERS  WITHOUT HAVING TO PAY FOR THEIR RETIREMENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE…..IT WOULD ALSO LET STATE
TROOPERS TAKE SECOND JOB AS SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS….WHICH THEY CANN’T DO NOW…..



BLOOD MOBILE
03/21/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/21/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

AT THE MEN’S  N-I-T……

THE TOPPERS TAKE ON OKLAHOMA STATE……


THE KENTUCK Y DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLFIE WILL STUDY THE IMPACT  OF ALLOWING ANGLERS…..PARTICIPATING IN  
FISHING TOURNAMENTS….TO KEEP SHORTER  BASS IN LAKES WITH SPECIAL REGULATIONS…..

THE THREE YEAR TEST WILL BE LIMITED TO TWO SRING AND TWO FALL  TOURNAMENTS  EACH YEAR ON LAKE CUMERLAND AND
CAVE RUN LAKE…..

AND DURING THE TEST…..THE NUMBER OF FISH ANGLERS CAN KEEP EACH DAY WILL NOT CHANGE……







SCHOOL BOARD
03/20/18

EFORE LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEEING…..THE BOARD HELD A WORK SESSION CONCERNING
SCHOOL SAFETY  HORACE JOHNSON….WHO’S HAD A LONG CAREER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT…..AND HE TOLD THE BOARD KNEE
JERK REACTIONS DON’T SOLVE PROBLEMS…THE FIRST THING YOU NEED TO DO IS  AN ASSESSMENT  OF THE PROBLEM AND
THEN COME UP WITH  RESPONSES……..

DURING THE MEETING….TWO RESIDENTS ADDRESSED THE BOARD….RON KEEN SAID HE WOULD  VOLUNTEER HIS TIME TO
SPEARHEAD A “SAFETY” FUND RAISING EFFORT FOR THE DISTRICT……AND WENDELL SPEARS ASKED THE BOARD TO
CONSIDER A COVERED WALKWAY AT THE PRIMARY CENTER…..WHERE ONE-THIRD OF THE DISTRICT’S STUDENTS STAND OUT
IN THE WEATHER TO BE DROPPED OFF OR PICKED UP….THE BOARD APPROVED RENEWING THE STUDENT ACCIDENT
INSURANCE  FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR AT A COST O 86-THOUSAND-270 DOLLARS…..
DURING HIS REPORT…..SUPERINTENDENT RANDALL JACKSON TOLD THE BOARD THE PENSION REFORM BILL IN THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY APPEARS TO BE DEAD…..

AND THE BOARD APPROVED A JUNOR VARSITY SOCCER  PROGRAM  AT THE HIGH SCHOOL BEGINNING NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…..



WESTERN LAY OFFS
03/20/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  HAS SENT A LETTER TO FACULTY AND STAFF…. DETAILING SPECIFIC POSITIONS THAT WILL
BE ELIMINATED DUE  TO A BUDGET REDUCITON…….

IN FEBRUARY IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT  40-VACANT POSITIONS WOULD NOT BE FILLED…..AND ABOUT 100 WOULE BE
ELIMINATED….

MONDAY’S LETTER SAID THE ACTUAL NUMBER OF FILLED….FULL-TIME POSITIONS ELIMINATED WOULD BE 62…..ALONG WITH 57-
VACANT POSITIONS…..



BARREN DEPUTY DIES
03/20/18

A BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY DIED SUNDAY……OF A HEART ATTACK…. WHILE ASSISTING OTHER DEPUTIES WITH AN
ON-GOING INVESTIGATION…..

DETECTIVE  RUSTY ANDERSON…..WHO HAD BEEN IN LAW ENFORCEMENT  FOR 17-YEARS…..STARTED HIS CAREER WITH THE
GLASGOW POLICE DEPARTMENT……



OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
03/20/18

THERE WAS AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN DAVIESS COUNTY YESTERDAY….

A JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE  THAT WAS STOLEN IN LEXINGTON WAS LOCATED AT A RESIDNCE ON HILL BRIDGE ROAD….AS
OFFICERS APPROACHED A SUSPSECT RAN FROM THE HOUSE….GOT INTO THE JEEP AND DROVE OFF…

HE CRASHED ABOUT A MILE AWAY AND THEN FLED ON FOOT….WHEN A TROOPER CAUGHT  UP WITH THE SUSPECT HE HAD A
PISTOL IN HIS HAND….HE WAS TOLD TO DROP THE WEAPON….BUT KEPT WALKING TOWARD  HIM  AND THEN POINT THE PISTOL
AT THE TROOPER WHO FIRED HIS RIFLE….STRIKING THE SUBJECT….

HE WAS TAKEN FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT…BUT LATER DIED…..AND HIS IDENTITY REMAINS UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME….



SPORTS
03/20/18

THE PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS GO TO SOUTH WARREN…..
THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM  PLAYS AT WARREN EAST….
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON LOGAN COUNTY…..


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE PREDATORS SHUT-OUT BUFFALO FOUR TO NOTHING….

AND AT THE MEN’S N-I-T……
THE TOPPERS DEFEATED U-S-C  79 TO 75…….







CLEAN UP WEEK
03/19/18

SPRING CLEAN UP WEEK IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY GETS UNDERWAY TODAY…..AND RUNS THRU SATURDAY…..
THE DUMPING FEE AT THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE 21-DOLLARS  AND 80-CENTS PER TON….WHICH IS HALF THE NORMAL
COST…..
AND THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE   OPEN TODAY…..WEDNESDAY…..AND FRIDAY FORM SEVEN TO FIVE…..
TOMORROW AND THURSDAY FROM  SEVEN TO SIX…..
AND SATURDAY FROM SEVEN TO NOON……



TRAIN DERAILMENT
03/19/18

AUTHORITIES SAY FOUR PEOPLE  WERE INJURED  AFTER A TRAIN DERAILMENT…. INVOLVING TWO TRAINS…..OCCURRED   IN
SCOTT COUNTY LAST NIGHT.....

THERE WAS A DIESEL FUEL SPILL AND ALL FIRES HAVE BE CONTAINED….

RESIDENTS  IN TWO  TRIALER PARKS  WERE EVACUATEDL….BUT WERE ALLOWED TO RETURN HOME AROUND TWO-30 THIS
MORNING…..
SO FAR….THERE HAS BEEN NO WORD ON WHAT CAUSED THE ACCIDENT…..



MEETINGS
03/19/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HISTORICAL SOCITY I BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND GRAHAM  LODDGE
AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION BOTH MEET A 7…..

THURSDAY NIGHT THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7……



SPORTS
03/19/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS GO TO WARREN EAST….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD IN A VARSITY/JUNIOR VARISTY
DOUBLEHEADER…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-
THREE……LOVE-FM…. WVLE….STARTING AROUND  FIVE-20 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS GO TO  BUFFALO……


AT THE MEN’S N-I-T……
THE TOPPERS TAKE ON U-S-C…….







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT
03/16/18

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM TWO-
POINT-NINE PECENT IN DECEMBER….TO THREE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN JANUARY……
HOWEVER….THIS JANUARY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS WELL BELOW  THE FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT RECORDED IN   JANUARY
TWENTY-17…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT  DISTRICT….UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM   THREE-POINT-FOUR  
PERCENT IN BARREN AND MONROE COUNTIES TO  FIVE-POINT-SEVEN  PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWETH….JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 119 COUNTIES AND ROSE IN ONE BETWEEN JANUARY  TWENTY-17 AND  
ANDJANUARY  TWENTY-18….

WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED  THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT TWO-POINT-NINE  PERCENT…..
WHILE  MAGOFFIN COUNTY  HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 15-POINT-TWO PERCENT….



FILING BILL
03/16/18

UNDER A BILL BEING CONSIDERED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMLBY…..POLITICAL CANDIDATES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH WOULD
HAVE TO FILE FOR OFFICE ABOUT A MONTH EARLIER……

RIGHT NOW…THE DEADLINE FOR FILING FOR OFFICE IS THE  LAST TUESDAY OF JANUARY…..BUT THE PROPOSED BILL  WOULD
CHANGE THE FILIND DEADLINE TO THE FIRST FIRDAY AFTER THE FIRST MONDAY OF JANUARY……

SUPPORTERS OF THE BILL SAY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENES ON THE FIRST TUESDAY AFTER THE FIRST MONDAY IN
JANUARY…..AND  LAWMAKERS TYPICALLY DON’T DO MUCH UNTIL THE FILING DEADLINE HAS PASSED…..



SPORTS
03/16/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TOFAY…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN COLORADO TO TAKE ON THE  AVALANCHE….


THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY…..
AS TENNESSEE  TAKES ON LIBERTY…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS BOISE STATE….
AND THE LADY TOPPERS BATTLE OREGON STATE….

AT THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT….
CINCINNATI TANGLES WITH GEORGIA STATE…..
LIPSCOMB BATTLES NORTH CAROLINA…..
AND MURRAY TAKES ON WEST VIRGINIA……


QUARTER-FINAL ACTION IS ON TAP AT THE  BOYS SWEET 16  TODAY…..

TODAY…..
CORBIN    TAKES ON  SCOTT COUNTY….
AND WARREN CENTRAL    BATTLES  PIKEVILLE……

TONIGHT…
CAMPBELL COUNTY   GOES  AGAINST  OLDHAM COUNTY…..
AND  COVINGTON CATHOLICE    PLAYS   FERN CREEK…..

THE HOT RODS  “FAN FEST”  IS TOMORROW…FROM 10 TO 12NOON….AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK…..WITH SEVERAL  FUN….
FAMILY-FRIENDLY  ACTIVITIES  PLANNED FOR THE DAY….

THERE WILL BE STADIUM TOURS…GAMES…..AND GIVEAWAYS…..

THE HOT RODS OPEN THEIR    10TH SEASON ON APRIL FIFTH WHEN THEY HOST THE DAYTON DRAGONS….……







BEVIN SLAMS TEACHERS
03/15/18

DURING AN INTERVIEW WITH A CAMPBSLLSVILLE RADIO STATION YESTERDAY…. GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAID KENTUCKY
TEACHERS WHO ARE PROTESTING OVER CUTS TO BENEFITS ARE HAVING A “TEMPER TANTRUM” AND HE CALLED THE “SELFISH”
….

THE GOVEROR SAID IF THEY GET WHAT THEY WANT….. THERE WON’T BE A PENSON SYSTEM FOR THE YOUNGER PEOPLE WHO
ARE STILL WORKING…..

LAST WEEK…..A BILL CUTTING ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVNG  RAISES FOR RETIRED TEACHERS  ONE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT TO ONE-
PERCENT  CLEARED A  KEY  HURDLE IN THE LEGISLATURE...
BUT SINCE THEN…..SENATE PRESIDENT ROBERT STIVERS HAS SAID  HE DOESN’T SEE A WHOLE  LOT OF HOPE FOR THE BILL…..



PIKEVILLE OFFICER SHOT
03/15/18

A PIKEVILLE POLICE OFFICER WAS SHOT AND KILLED TUESDAY NIGHT AS HE WAS ASSISTING STATE POLICE  WITH AN
INVESTIGATION….

OFFICER SCOTTY HAMILTON WAS A 12-YEAR VETERAN  OF THE DEPARTMENT….

STATE POLCIE SAY THE SUSPECTED SHOOTER  HAS NOT BEEN CAPTURED…..



SPORTS
03/15/18

OPENING ROUND ACTION CONTINUES AT THE BOYS SWEET 16  BEING PLAYED AT RUPP ARENA….

TODAY…..
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS   TAKES ON  CAMPBELL COUNTY….
AND OLDHAM COUNTY   BATTLES  MCCRACKEN NCOUNTY……

TONIGHT…
APOLLO  GOES  AGAINST  COVINGTON CATHOLIC…..
AND FERN CREEK   PLAYS  BOYD COUNTY…..


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


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO ARIZONA…..



PLAY BEGINS AT THE WOMEN’S  N-I-T  AS…..
CINCINNATI TAKES ON MICHIGAN STATE….
AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE GOES AGAINST  BALL STATE…..


AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A  TOURNAMENT…..
TENNESSEE TANGLES WITH WRIGHT STATE……
AND KENTUCKY PLAYS DAVIDSON…..







MARKET BASKET SURVEY
03/14/18

KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU’S  LATEST MARKET-BASKET  SURVEY INDICATED FOOD PRICES DROPPED   ONCE AGAIN   DURING  
THE FOURTH QUARTER  OF LAST YEAR…. WHICH CONTINUES SEEN THROUGHOUT THE LAST TWO YEARS OF THE SURVEY……

DURING THE  FOURTH QUARTER OF LAST YEAR……OVER-ALL SURVEYED ITEMS COST  ONE-DOLLAR AND 52-CENTS OVER THE
PREVIOUS QUARTER…..

THE 40-ITEMS COST  A TOTAL OF  114-DOLLAS AND 11-CENTS….WHICH WAS DOWN FROM  115-DOLLARS  AND  63-CENTS IN THE
THIRD QUARTER…..AND WAS ALSO DOWN FROM THE 117-DOLLARS AND 90-CENTS DURING THE  FOURTH QUARTER OF TWENTY-
16……

DECLINES CAME FROM  FRUITS AND VEGETABLES….GRAINS….DAIRY…. AND PORK…..
WHILE SLIGHT INCREASES CAME FROM BEEF AND POULTRY…….



HORSE CAVE OFFICERS
03/14/18

TWO HORSE CAVE POLICE OFFICERS HAVE BEEN PLACED ON PAID LEAVE WHILE A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION INTO THE
DEPARTMENT CONTINUES…..

CHIEF SEAN HENRY AND OFFICER CHRIS TRULOCK ARE ON INDEFINATE LEAVE….AND HORSE CAVE MAYOR RANDALL CURRY
SAYS HE HAS NO IDEA WHY THE DEPARTMENT IS BEING INVESTIGATED….

WITH THE SUSPENSONS….THE DEPARTMEENT  IS DOWN TO FOUR OFFICERS…WITH ONE ASSIGNED TO CAVERNA HIGH
SCHOOL…..AND STATE POLICE AND THE HART COUNTY SHERIFF’S   OFFICE  ARE PROVIDING E LAW  ENFORCEMENT
ASSISTANCE…..



FATAL
03/14/18

AN ACCIENT ON THE NUNN PARKWAY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON CLAIMED A LIFE….

ACCORDING TO GLASGOW POLICE   THE  S-U-V  LEFT THER ROADWAY….COLLIDED WITH A GUARDRAIL….AND THEN
OVERTURNED….

THE DRIVER WAS KILLED IN THE ACCIENT….HOWEVER….NO  OTHER INFORMATION IS BEING RELEASED PENDING NOTIFICATION
OF NEXT OF KIN…..



SPORTS
03/14/18

THE BOYS SWEET 16 GETS UNDERWAY TODAY AT RUPP ARENA….

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION TODAY…..
CORBIN TAKES ON ESTILL COUNTY….
AND SCOTT COUNTY BATTLES LOUISVILLE TRINITY……

TONIGHT…SOUTHWESTERN GOES AGAINST WARREN CENTRAL…..
AND PIKEVILLE PLAYS JOHN HARDIN…..


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







FISCAL COURT
03/13/18

AT THIS MORNING’S FISCAL COURT MEETING……THE COURT APPROVED A ROPOSAL TO  ASSIGN ANOTHER SCHOOL RESOURCE
OFFICER FROM THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT TO THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT…..…

AS THEY DO WITH THE CURRENT RESOURCE OFFICER…..THE COUNTY  WILL PAY ONE-THIRD OF THE COST AND THE SCHOOL
DISTRICT TWO-THIRDS….
A CURRENT CONSTABLE HAS COMMITTED TO TAKING OVER PART OF THE TRAFFIC CONTROL DUTIES AND THE SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT IS WORKING WITH ANOTHER CONSTABLE TO ALSO DO TRAFIC CONTROL….



NEW FAMILY BENEFITS
03/13/18
08:05AM

DOLLAR GENERAL  HAS ANNOUNCED  A NEW PAID PARENTAL LEAVE POLICY AND ADOPTION ASSISTANCE BENEFIT…..

STARTING APRIL FIRST….THESE NEW BENEFITS  WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR QUALIFYING EVENTS TO ELIGIBLE….FULL-TIME AND
PART-TIME EMPLOYEES  AT DOLLAR GENERAL’S   14-THOUSAND RETAIL LOCATIONS….15-DISTRIBUTION CENTER…..AND THE
CORPORATE  OFFICES……

BEGINNING APRIL FIRST…..THE PARENTAL LEAVE POLICY WILL PROVIDE EMPLOYEES TWO WEEKS OF PAID TIME OFF FOR  
QUALIFYING PARENTAL LEAVE…..BIRTH MOTHERS WILL RECEIVE EIGHT WEEKS OF PALID TIME OFF…..COMPRISED OF TWO
WEEKS OF QUALIFYING PAID PARENTAL LEAVE AND AN ADDITIONAL SIX WEEKS OF QUALIFYING PAID MATERNITY LEAVE…..
ADDTIONALLY…..THE COMPANY WILL NOW PROVIDE EMPLOYEES UP TO FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN ADOPTION
ASSISTANCE……





CITY COUNCIL
03/13/18

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..FINAAL APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO TWO ZONING ORDINANCES…..ONE
WILL REZONE PROPERTY ON NORTH EIGHTH FROM SINGLE FAMILTY TO MULTI-FAMILY AND THE SECOND WILL REZONE
PROPERTY AT THE CORNER OF EAST MAIN AND NORTH EIGHTH FOR CONSTRUCITON OF A NEW JUNIOR FOODS/ CROSS ROADS
I-G-A  STORE…..
THE COUNCIL APPROVED  FILING FOR A TRANSPORTATION  GRANT …..

COUNCIL MEMBER MICHAEL MCGUIE READ A PREPARED STATEMENT ON HIS CONCERNS FOR SCHOOL SAFETY….INCLUDING
THE ARMING OF FACULITY AND STAFF…..
POLICE CHIEF JEFF PEARSON THEN TALKED ABOUT A RECENT TWO-HOUR MEETING ON SCHOOL SAFETY WERE THERE WAS
NOT A LOT OF SUPPORT FOR ARMING FACULITY AND STAFF….PEARSON STRESSED ACTONS NEED TO BE PRO-ACTIVE AND NOT
RE-ACIVE AND HE TALKED ABOUT SOME OF THE THING THAT HAVE BEEN INPLEMENTED SINCE THAT MEETING….INCLUDING A
WEEKLY MEETING WERE “THREATS ARE DISCUSSED” AND VISITS ARE MADE TO HOMES WHERE THE THREATS COME FROM……



DISASTER DECLARATON
03/13/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS REQUESTED  A PRESIDENTIAL  DISASTER DECLARATON FOR 22-EASTERN COUNTIES  THAT WERE
IMPACTED DURING SEVERE FLOODING LAST MONTH……CAUSING  18-MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGES TO HIGHWAYS…..
BRIDGES…..AND LOCAL INFRASTRUTURE…..
THE DECLARATION WOULD PROVIDE THE COUNTIES WITH FEDERAL ASSISTANCE TO MAKE THE REPAIRS…..

SINCE   TWO-THOUSAND-NINE……THE COMMONWEALTH HAS BEEN GRANTED           19-FEDERALLY DECLARED DISASTER AS A
RESULT OF SEVERE WEATHER AND FLOODING…..MAKING KENTUCKY ONE OF ONLY 12 STATES TO QUALIFY FOR ENHANCED
ASSISTANCE DUE TO THE FREQUENCY OF DISASTER EVENTS…..



SHELTON
03/13/18

91 YEAR OLD MARGIE CALVERT SHELTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT  BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN
COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS  TO THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; HILDA TROUTT OF SCOTTSVILLE….A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…..



TABOR
03/13/18

82 YEAR OLD GERALD BRONVILLE TABOR OF SCOTTSVILLED DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT  TWO  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER  THREE TOMORROW ( WED)  AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……AND MEMORIALS
ARE SUGGESTED TO LIBERTY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDING FUND, GIDEON’S OR HOSPARUA……

HE’S IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  LAUNA TABOR….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; NATHON AND DEBBIE AND TIM AND LISA
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/13/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON WINNIPEG……


PLAY BEGINS TONIGHT IN THE MEN’S  N-I-T TOURNAMENT…..
AS MIDDLE TENNESSEE GOES AGAINST  VERMONT, LOUISVILLE TAKES ON NORTHEN KENTUCKY  AND THE TOPPERS TANGLE
WITH BOSTON COLLEGE…..


AND PLAY-IN GAMES ARE ON TAP FOR THE N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
AS    L-I-U BROOKLYN PLAYS RADFORD…..
AND ST. BONAVENTURE GOES AGAINST U-C-L-A……







KY UNEMPLOYEMNT RATE FALLS
03/09/18

ACCORDING TO THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET….. KENTUCKY’S  UNEMPLOYMENT  FELL FROM
FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT LAST DECEMBER…..TO FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT  IN JANUARY…..

THE TWENTY-18  JANUARY JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO  NINE-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE POINT  BELOW THE FIVE-POINT-TWO  
PERCENT RECORDED IN JANUARY  OF LAST YEAR…..

DATA  FROM THE HOUSEHOLD SURVEY FOUND MORE PEOPLE WORKING  IN JANUARY…..HOWEVER….THE  DECREASE IN THE
COMMONWEALTH’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS DUE PRIMARILY TO FEWER INDIVIDUALS SEARCHING FOR WORK AND
PARTICIPATING IN THE LABOR FORCE IN JANUARY…..


ALSO IN JANUARY……THE  “U-S”  JOBLESS RATE WAS UNCHANGED AT FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT FROM DECEMBER TO
JANUARY……



KY VIETNAM WALL
03/09/18

A REPLICA OF THE VIETNAM WALL……THAT DISPLAYS NAMES OF KENTUCIANS KILLED IN THE VIETNAM  WAR…WILL BE UNVEILED
IN FRANKFOT MONDAY…

THE TRAVELING KENTUCKY WALL  ALSO DISPLAYS   THE NAMES OF KENTUCKIANS WHO WERE TAKEN PRISONER OR STILL
MISSING…...IN ALL….THERE ARE 11-HUNDRED –FIVE NAMES ON THE  NINE-FOOT-TALL….18-FOOT-LOGN  REPLICA….

THE KENNTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS WON’T HAVE A PERMANENT HOME…..BUT WILL TRAVEL THROUGH THE
COMMONWEALTH AND VISIT EVERY COUNTY……

SEVERAL VETERANS GROUPS AND OTHERS RAISED THE FUNDS FOR THE WALL TWO YEARS AGO……



DISMON
03/09/18

53 YEAR OLD DANNY WAYNE DISMON OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…… AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO
FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; HEIDI DISMON….HIS PARENTS; CHARLES AND BRENDA DISMON….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  
VICKIE AND JOE TAYLOR….TWO BROTHERS; BRO. TERRY AND CHRISTY AND JOE AND CARLA…..AND TWO STEP-CHILDREN;
DONNA AND DREW DOVE…..A  STEP-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…...



SPORTS
03/09/18

QUARTER FINAL ACTON IS ON TAP TODAY AS THE GIRL’S SWEET 16 CONTINUES AT THE B-B-AND-T ARENA AT NORTHERN
KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……

TODAY…..…..
OWENSBORO CATHOLIC  PLAYS  MERCER….
AND  GEORGE ROGERS CLARK  TAKES ON  E’TOWN……

THEN TONIGHT…..
RYLE  GOES AGAINST MERCY….
AND BOYD  COUNTY PLAYS  DUPONT MANUAL…..

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







SIMPSON MAN SENTENCED
03/08/18

A SIMPSON COUNTY MAN WAS SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT YESTERDAY TO 20-YEARS IN PRISON…..WITHOUT THE
POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE….FOR MAKING  AND POSSESSING  ILLEGAL  FIREARMS…..COMMONLY KNOWN AS MOLOTOV COCKTAILS



20 YEAR OLD TREY ALEXANDER GWATHNEY-LAW HAD PLEAD GUILTY IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR TO COUNTS ONE AND TWO  OF A
FEDERAL SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT….
GWATHNEY-LAW HAD TOLD AN ACQUAINTANCE THAT HE  MADE THE DEVICES IN ORDER TO  BLOW-UP FRANKLIN/SIMPSON
MIDDLE SCOOL……



VP VISIT
03/08/18

VICE-PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE WAS IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY  TO PROMOTE TAX REFORM….

THE VICE-PRESIDENT SPOKE TO A FULL HOUSE AT…..MORE-THAN-A-BAKERY IN VERSAILLES…WHICH STARTED BACK IN THE
1850’s IN PENCE’S HOME STATE OF INDIANA….AND THEN EXPANDED INTO KENTUCKY IN TWENTY-16….

THE STOP WAS ONE OF SEVERAL VISITS THE VICE-PRESIDENT IS MAKING ACROSS THE COUNTRY FOR……AMERICAN FIRST
POLICIES….WHICH IS THE NONPRFIT PROMOTING THE PRESIDENT’S WORK……



SPORTS
03/08/18

THE GIRL’S SWEET 16 CONTINUES AT THE B-B-AND-T ARENA AT NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……

IN OPEING ROUND GAMES TODAY…..
RYLE  PLAYS SIMON KENTON….
AND MERCY  TAKES ON KNOTT COUNTY CENTRAL……

THEN TONIGHT…..
BOYD COUNTY GOES AGAISNT WEBSTER COUNTY….
AND SCOTT COUNTY PLAYS  DUPONT MANUAL…..

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





KY UNEMPLOYMENT
03/06/18

KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HAS REACHED ITS  LOWEST LEVEL SINCE TWO-THOUSAND…..WHEN IT WAS FOUR-POINT-
TWO PERCENT……

ACCORDING  TO THE  KENTUCKY CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE STATISTICS……THE COMMONWEALTH’S JOBLESS
RATE DROPPED FROM                FIVE-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN TWENTY-16….TO  FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT LAST YEAR….

SECTORS THAT SAW AN INCREASE  INCLUDE  EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH SERVICES…..LEISURE…..HOSPITALITY…..AND
MANUFACTURING…..
AND SECTORS THAT DECLINED WERE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES…..FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES…..AND THE GOVERNMENT……


THE NATONAL ANNUAL UNEMPLOYEMENT   ALSO FELL  LAST YEAR FROM FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN TWENTY-16…..TO FOUR-
POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN TWENTY-17……



HORSE CAVE POLICE
03/06/18

THE F-B-I SAYS THAT AS PART OF A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION…..THEY AND THE STATE POLICE WERE AT THE HORSE CAVE
POLICE DEPARTMENT YESTERDAY….

WHILE NO DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED….THIS IS NOT THE FIRST TIME THEY HAD BEEN TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR AN
INVESTIGATION…

REPORTEDLY….THEY TOOK PICTURES OF THE INSIDE OF A LEAST ONE CRUSIER AND TOOK SEVERAL BOXS OUT OF THE
DEPARTMENT…..



SPORTS
03/06/18

THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED AS BOWLING GREEN PLAYS WARREN CENTRAL……

THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON DALLAS….


GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL HAS  HIRED  WILLIAM HOWARD AS THEIR NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH….REPLACING  CHRIS
SEABOLT WHO STEPPED  DOWN IN DECEMBER….

HOWARD….A 1995  W-K-U GRADUATE…WHERE HE PLAYED FOR THE TOPPERS…HAS SPENT THE LAST FOUR SEASONS  WITH
THE GATORS…

HOWARD HAS ALSO COACHED  AT WARREN CENTRAL….BARREN COUNTY….ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE AND AT WESTERN  AS
A GRADUATE ASSISTANT……

IF YOU PLAN ON ATTENDING THE  MEN’S  S-E-C TOUNAMENT IN ST. LOUIS….YOU’LL BE ASKED TO ENTER THE EVENT WITH
CLEAR BAGS…..

THE S-E-C IS STRONGLY ENCOURAING FANS NOT TO BRING ANY BAGS TO THE TOURNAMENT….BUT IF THEY DO…..IT MUST BE
CLEAR OR A SMALL CLUTCH BAG….

EXCEPTIONS  WILL BE MADE FOR MEDICALLY NECESSARY ITEMS…..….







BRIDGE CLOSED
03/05/18

THE JUDGE EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE BRIDGE ON MITCHEL WEAVER ROAD WILL BE
CLOSED…..BEGINNING TODAY…..UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE……



BOIL WATER ADVISORY
03/05/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS ISSUED A BOIL WATER ADVISORY….THAT WILL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER
NOTICE…..FROM 41-60  OLD BOWLING GREEN ROAD TO 49-55 OLD BOWLING GREEN ROAD…..
AND THIS INCLUDES ALL SPEARS ROAD RESIDENTS……



SHOOTING
03/05/18

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING TWO INDIVIDUAL  IN CONNECTION WITH  A SATURDAY NIGHT
SHOOTING…..

22 YEAR OLD JOEY BROWN OF GLASGOW  GOT INTO AN ALTERCATION… WITH 53 YEAROLD JOHN WHEAT AND 334 YEAR OLD
ASHLEY FINN BOTH OF GLASGOW….IN A CHURCH PARKING  LOT ON OAK  GROVE CHURCH ROAD…NEAR PARK CITY….

WHEAT AND FINN BOTH PRODUCED FIREARMS AND DEMANDED BROWN GIVE THEM MONEY…..FINN FIRED A SHOT IN THE AIR….
WHILE WHEAT SHOT POINT BLANK AT BROWN STRICKING HIM IN THE NECK….

BROWN WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL….
AND ARREST WARRANTS HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FOR WHEAT AND FINN…..




FATAL-ALLEN
03/05/18

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT ON FRANKLIN  ROAD YESTERDAY MORNING  THAT CLAIMED A LIFE….

REPORTEDLY……27 YEAR OLD LESLIE ADAMS  OF FRANKLIN SWERVED  HER TWO-THOUSAND-SIX  CHEVY  H-H-R  TO AVOID A
CAR THE  WAS STOPPED TO MAKE A LEFT HAND TURN ONTO NEW ROE ROAD…...AND STEARED INTO THE PATH OF A           
TWENTY-12 CRYSLER  200  OPERATED  BY 42 YEAR OLD BARRETT WRIGHT OF BOWLING GREEN…..

ADAMS  WAS FLOWN TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER  WHERE SHE LATER DIED….
WRIGHT AND A PASSENGER…...42 YEAR OLD LARISSA HARRIS OF FRANKLIN WERE TREATED AND RELEASED FROM A LOCAL
HOSPITAL…..



OPEN MIC
03/05/18

FARM OUT RECORDS WILL BEGIN ITS FOURTH YEAR OF…OPEN MIC….TONIGHT AT THE WASHINGTON CENTER…..

REGISTRATION  BEGINS AT SIX-30 AND PERFORMANCES AT SEVEN…..



MEETINGS
03/05/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT 6-30 AND THE SADDLE CLUB MEETS AT 7……

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5  THE SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD MEETS…..

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



SPORTS
03/05/18

LADY PATRIOT SENIOR OUTFIELDER…TAYLOR STAMPS….HAS BECOME  THE 29TH FASTPTICH SOFTBALL PLAYER  TO PLAY
COLLEGE SOFTBALL….AS SHE COMMITTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO PLAY FOR TRANSLYVANIA UNIVERSITY……

STAMPS  WILL START HER FINAL YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL  WITH A BATING AVERAGE OF   THREE-76….114 HITS….28
DOUBLES….THREE HOME RUNS…AND 71    R-B-I’s…..


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..
THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT CONTINUES   .AT DIDDLE ARENA…….
AS BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON TODD COUNTY CENTRAL…..
AND RUSSELL COUNTY PLAYS WARREN CENTRAL……







JUVENILE THRREATS
03/02/18
12:05PM

SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER JEFF CENTERS  WAS CALLED TO THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS OFFICE AT THE HIGH SCHOOL IN
REFERENCE TO A STUDENT MAKE VERBAL THREATS TOWARD ANOTHER STUDENT….THE ACCUSED WAS SENT TO THE
ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER FOR THREE DAY AFTER MAKING SEXUAL REMARKS TO A FEMALE STUDET.....AFTER
RETURNING  TO REGULAR SCHOOL ACTIVITIES….. THE ACCUSED SAID HE WAS…..GOING TO POUR HOT TAT ON THE FEMALE….
LAYER HER IN FEATHERS….POUR GASOLINE ON HER….AND LIGHT HER ON FIRE…..AS HE WAS BEING EXCORTED TO THE
OFFICE THEY MET THE MALE AND FEMALE STUDENTS AND HE THREATENED THEM…..HE WAS CHARGED  WITH TWO COUNTS OF
TERRORISTIC THREATENING  AND TWO COUNTS OF TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS…..
A FEMALE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT  IS ALSO FACING CHARGES AFTER IT WAS DISCOVRED SHE HAD A  “HIT LIST”  CONTAINING
THE NAMES OF SEVEN STUDENTS AND AN ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AND A LIST OF FAVORITE WEAPONS…..…..THE LIST WAS
DISCOVERED AS RESOURCE OFFICE BOBBY JACKSON WAS TAKING THE STUDENT TO THE  RIVENDELL JUVENILE CRISIS UNIT
REGARDING   AN ALLEGED SUICIDE ATTEMPT THE NIGHT BEFORE…..IT WAS ALSO REPORTED SHE SENT MESSAGES….VIA FACE
BOOK….THAT SHE WAS SO ANGRY SHE STOOD OVER HER MOM WITH A KNIFE AS SHE SLEPTINVE….THE ACCUSED WENT ON TO
ASK….WOULD YOU STILL BE MY FRIEND IF I KILLED SOMEONE…AND FURTHER ON TO STATE SHE COULDN’T PROMISE   SHE
WOULDN’T”…..

THE YOUNG LADY GAVE A STATEMENT SHE HAD A HIT LIST AND HAD WRITTEN DETAILS OF HOW TO COMMIT MURDERS ALONG
WITH HOW SHE WOULD KILL THEM…..
OFFICER THEN WENT TO HER RESIDENCE…. WHERE CONSENT WAS GIVEN TO SEARCH HER BELONGINS AND A BLACK BOOK
CONTAINING THE HIG LIST WAS LOCATED….AND SHE WAS CHARGED WITH EIGHT COUNTS OF TERRORISTIC THREATENING….
THEY ALSO DISCOVERED ANOTHER NAME WRITTEN ON THE LIST WHO THE ACCUSED SAID HAD BULLIED HER IN THE SEVENTH
GRADE….AND SHE WAS CHARGED WITH ANOTHER  COUNT OF TERRORISTIC THREATENING……



VOTER SECURITY
03/02/18

THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF ELECTIONS  HAS VOTED TO REQUIRE ALL FUTNER ELECTION EQUIPMENT PURCHASE IN THE
COMMONWEALTH   TO PROVIDE A VOTER-VERIFIED   PAPER TRAIL….

MOST COUNTIES ALREADY ALLOW VOTERS TO CAST BALLOTS WITH A  PAPER TRAIL…. AND MANY ALSO UTILIZE PAPERLESS…..
DIRECT-RECORDING ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES…..THAT PROVIDE ACCESSIBLE FEATURES TO ALLOW VOTERS WITH
DISABILITIES TO CAST BALLOTS INDEPENDENTLY AND PRIVATELY….

HOWEVER…..IN RECENT MONTHS…..QUESTIONS HAVE ARISEN ABOUT THOSE MACHINES QUESTONING THEIR ABILITY TO
PROVIDE  AN ADEQUATE METHOD FOR AUDITING VOTE COUNTS……AS-WELL-AS THE MACHINES CYBER-SECUTIRY
INTEGRITY………

THE BOARD ALSO CALLED ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY  AND CONGRESS….TO PROVIDE  FUNDING TOTO UPGRADE KENTUCKY’
S VOTING MACHINES….STARTING  WITH THE ALLOCATING THE REMAINING FUNDS DUE TO THE COMMONWEALTH UNDER THE  ‘”
HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT”……



KENTUCKY  WIRED
03/02/18

MUNINET FIBER AGENCY HAS ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT  WITH KENTUCKY…TO BUILD PART OF THE…..KENTUCKY WIRED
FIBER OPTIC CABLE PROJECT…..IN THREE WESTERN KENTUCKY COUNTIES……

MULTINET  WILL CONSTRUCT  66-MILES OF THE 34-HUNDRED MILE…..ULTRA-HIGH SPEED CABLE NETWORK…..THAT WILL
EXTEND INTO EVERY COUNTY IN THE COMMONWEALTH……..

SIMILAR AGREEMENTS HAVE BEEN REACHED WITH SEVERAL OTHER PRIVATE COMPANIES……WHICH HAVE SPED UP
CONMSTRUCTION OF THE NETWORK…..AND SAVED THE KENTUCKY WIRRED PROJECT OVER  23-MILLION DOLLARS…..



COMMERICAL VEHICLE WAIVER
03/02/18

AS KENTUCKIANS  RECOVER FROM  FLOODNG FROM RECENT  RAINFALL….AND WITH MORE RAIN IN THE FORECAST….THE
TRANSPORTATION CABINET  HAS ISSUED AN ORDER WAIVING HOURS OF SERVICE REGULATIONS ON COMMERCIAL MOTOR
VEHICLEA TRANSPORTING PETROLEUM AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

THE DECLARATION PROVIDES TEMPORARY REGULATORY RELIEF BY EXEMPTING A DRIVER’S HOURS OF SERVICE…..HOWEVER….
ALL OTHER SAFETY REQUIREMENT REMAIN IN EFFECT….AND DRIVERS MUST KEEP A COPY OF THE DECLARATION…. WHICH
WILL EXPIRE MARCH 20TH…..IN THE CAB OF THEIR VEHICLE…..



SPORTS
03/02/18

AT DIDDLE ARENA…..

PLAY CONTINUES  AT THE GIRL’S  FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT….
AS BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND GLASGOW PLAYS SOUTH WARREN….







SCHOOL SAFETY
03/01/18

FOR THE FIRST TIME…..THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD A TWO-HOUR…..WORKING SESSION
YESTERDAY……TO DISCUSS SCHOOL SAFETY……

TOPICS  DISCUSSED INCLUDED ARMING TEACHERS,  RESTRICTING ACCESS TO SCHOOL PROPERTY….METAL DETECTORS …..
INSTALLING BULLITT PROOF MATERIAL ON WINDOWS AND INSTALLING AN ALARM SYSTEM…..AND ALL IN ATTENDANCE AGREED
THAT GOOD COMMUNICATION WITH STUDENTS IS NEEDED……



SEVERE WEATHER WEEK
03/01/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED A PROCLAMATON DESIGNATING MARCH FIRST THRU SEVENTH AS “SEVERE WEATHER
AWARNESS WEEK”  IN KENTUCKY…..

EMERGENCY PERSONNEL  SAY  SEVERE WEATHER IS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  MOST CONSTANT THREAT….WHICH KNOWS NO
BOUNDARIES AND IMPACTS EVERY RESIDENT IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

AND AS PART OF SEVERE WEATHER WEEK…..A STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL WILL BE HELD THIS MORNING AT APPROXIMATELY
NINE-OH-SEVEN CENTRAL TIME….
OUTDOOR WEATHER SIRENS WILL SOUND…..WEATHER ALERT RADIOS WILL ACTIVATE…..AND TELEVISION AND RADIO STATIONS
WILL BROADCAST THE ALERT WHICH WILL GIVE RESIDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PRACTICE TORNADO SAFETY MEASSURES…..



MADDEN TRIAL DATE
03/01/18

IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY….THE MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING SEVEN-YEAR-OLD GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBR
TWENTY-15…..HAD HIS TRIAL DATE MOVED….

JUDGE JANET CROCKER SUSTAINED THE COMMONWELTH’ MOTION TO RESCHEDULE THE TRAIL….WHICH WILL NOW BEGIN
JULY 23RD….IN HARDIN COUNTY….

JUDGE CROCKER  SET A  DEADLINE OF APRIL 27TH   FOR ATTORNEYS TO FILE PRETRIAL MOTIONS…...AND THE NEXT PRETRIL
HEARING IS SCHEDULED FOR  MAY 22ND AT ONE-30…..



GUN SALES
03/01/18

TWO MAJOR RETAILERS…..WITH LOCATIONS IN BOWLING GREEN….HAVE MADE  ANNOUNCEMENTS CONCERNING GUN SALES…

YESTERDAY….DICK’S SPORTING GOODS….SAID THEY WILL NO LONGER SELL “ASAULT-STYLE RIFLES” OR GUNS TO ANYONE
UNDER 21…..
IN ADDITION…..THE WILL NO LONGER SELL HIGH-CAPACITY MAGAZINES AND  WILL NEVER SELL “BUMP STOCKS”…….

AND WAL-MART ALSO SAYS THEY WILL NO LONGER SELL FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION TO INDIVIDUALS UNDER 21…..
IN TWENTY-15….WAL-MART STOPPED SELLING  “A-R-15  RIFLES AND OTHER SEMI-AUTOMATIC WEAPONS….AND THEY DON’T
SELL “BUMP STOCKS” OR LARGE-CAPACITY MAGAZINES…..



SPORTS
03/01/18

PLAY CONTINUES AT THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…
AS RUSSELL COUNTY GOES AGAISNT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND GLASGOW PLAYS WARREN CENTRAL…..







FISCAL COURT
02/28/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE RESCUE SQUAD BUILDING LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND JUDGE
EXECUTIVE JOHNNY HOBDY INFORMED THE COURT THAT THE STATE IS CLOSING THE BRIDGE ON MITCHELL WEAVER/HILEY
SPENCE ROAD……

AND WORKING WITH CODE RED…..THE SEVERE WEATHER TELEPHONE WARNING SYSMTE…..THE COUNTY IS DEVELOOIENG A ”
COUNTY NOTIFICATION  SYSTEM…TO INFORMIED RESIDENTS  ABOUT ROAD CLOSINGS…WATER LINE BREAKS….OR ANY OTHER
SITUATION…..
THE NOTIFICATIONS WILL BE GENERATED LOCALLY AND YOU WILL NOT NEED TO “SIGN UP” FOR THE NEW NOTIFICATION
SYSTEM…..



E-COMMERCE   EXPANSION
02/28/18

NATIONAL WOMEN’S FASHION RETAILER  AND CLOTHING MAKER…..PINK LILY BOUTIQUE…….IS EXPANDING ITS BOWLING GREEN
OPERATION….

THE COMPANY  WILL EXPAND ITS  FACILITY….ON MITCH MCCONNELL WAY….TO        50-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET…..WHICH WILL
HOUSE PINK LILY’S HEADQUARTERS… AS-WELL-AS  MANAGEMENT PEOPLE….BRINGING IN   IN MORE THAN  15-MILLIONS
DOLLARS  IN ANNUAL REVENUE….

THE EXPANSION  WILL ALSO CREATE 56-NEW JOBS……



PIKE TEACHERS ARMED
02/28/18

TEACHERS IN PIKE COUNTY COULD SOON BE CARRYNG CONCEALED  GUNS INSIDE SCHOOLS….UNDER A PROPOSAL THAT HAS
RECEIVED PRELIMINARILY APPROVAL  FROM THE PIKE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION…..THE MOVE COMES FOLLOWING A
TOWN HALL EETS ABOUT SCHOOL SAFETY…..

THE BOARD’S ATTORNEY  WILL WORK WITH THE SHERIFF’S  OFFICE…..WHICH WOULD OVERSEE THE PROGRAM…TO FINALIZE A
FORMAL POLICY FOR THE SCHOOL BOARD TO CONSIDER……

SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT REED ADKINS SAYS THEY HOPE TO HAVE ARMED STAFF IN SCHOOLS BY THIS FALL…..IF NOT
SOONER…..



SPORTS
02/28/18

THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT BEGINS AS…..
BOWLING GREEN PLAYS CLINTON COUNTY…..
AND TODD COUNTY CENTRAL GOES AGIANST MONROE COUNTY…..







CITY COUNCIL
02/27/18

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL SESSION LAST NIGHT  TO GIVE FIRST READING TO TWO REZONING ORDINANCES….
ONE IS TO REZONE A PARCEL OF LAND  ON NORTH EIGHT STREET…FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO MULTI-FAMILY…..FOR
CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW DUPLUX…..

AND THE OTHER WILL REZONE PROPERTY  AT THE CORNER OF EAST MAIN STREET AND NORTH EIGHTH FROM  “SIGNLE  
FAMILY”  TO  “B-TWO….GENERAL BUSINESS”…. FOR THE CONSTRUCTION  OF  A  JUNIOR FOOD/CROSS ROADS  I-G-A- STORE….
THE COUNCIL AGREED THAT A GROCERY STORE NEEDS TO BE LOCATED IN THAT SECTION  OF SCOTTSVILLE…..

BOTH ORDINANCES PASSED ON UNANIMOUS VOTES AND  WILL RECEIVE SECOND READING AT THE REGULAR   CITY COUNCIL  
MEETING  ON MARCH 12TH…..…..



BEVIN IN WASHINGTON
02/27/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WAS AMONG A GROUP OF GOVERNORS AT THE WHITE HOUSE YESTERDAY TO MEET WITH PRESIDENT
DONALD TRUMP…..TO DISCUSS THE RECENT SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND WHAT CAN BE DONE TO PREVENT THEM….

BEVIN  HAS SAID THE PROBLEM  ISN’T GUNS…..BUT VIDEO  GAMES AND MOVIES  WARPING THE CULTURE  AND ENCOURAGING
VIOLENCE….AND HE REPEATED THAT SENTIMENT  YESTERDAY…….



WOLFE
02/27/18

78 YEAR OLD SHELVY WOLFE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 11 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; TONY AND MICHELLE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND BOBBY AND ANNA AND
SCOTT AND TINA ALL OF TENNESSEE….. AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; POLLY FOSTER OF INDIANA AND BETTY AND
JESSE REED OF TENNESSEE….11 GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/27/18

AT THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT….
RUSSELL COUNTY TAKES ON GLASGOW….
AND SOUTH WARREN GOES AGAINST TODD COUNTY CENTRAL…..


THE PREDATORS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TO TAKE ON WINNIPEG……







JUDICIAL DISTRICTS
02/23/18

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT IS ASKING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REORGANIZE THE
COMMONWEALTH JUDICIAL DISTRICTS TO HELP ALLEVIATE HEAVEY CASE LOADS IN SOME DISTRICTS…..

CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MINTON SAYS THE GRADUAL MIGRATION OF PEOPLE TO MORE URBAN AREAS HAS THROWN THE  SYSTEM
OUT OF BALANCE….. CURRENLTY SOME DISTRICTS HAVE JUDGES WORKING A LESS THAN A 50-PERCENT CASELOAD….WHILE
OTHERS HAVE A CASELOAD OF ALMOST THREE JUDGES….

KENTUCKY IS CURRENTLY DIVIDED INTO  57-JUDICIAL CIRCUITS THAT HEAR CASES DEALING WITH FELONIES…..LAWSUITS…..
AND PROPERTY DISPUTES…..IT ALSO HAS 60-JUDICIAL DISTRICTS THAT HEAR MISDEMEANOR CASES….VIOLATIONS OF LOCAL
ORDINANCES….AND TRAFFIC CASES…..

AND FAMILY COURTS….WHICH ARE IN JUDICIAL CIRCUITS ALSO HAVE A HEAVY CASELOADS WHICHARE  DELAYING DECISIONS  IN
CHILD CUSTODY AND SUPPORT  ISSUES…..




TAKATA SETTLEMENT
02/23/18

KENTUCKY IS ONE OF 44 STATES TO REACH A SETTLEMENT  WITH TAKATA….OVER DEGFECT  AIRBAGS  INSTALLED  IN MILLIONS  
OF VEHICLES  AROUIND THE COUNTY….

THE FAULTY AIR BAGS WERE INSTALLED IN  VEHICLES FROM 19-DIFFERENT AUTOMAKERS…..AND AFFECTED APPROXIMATELY  
480-THOUSAND  CARS IN THE COMMOWNWEALTH…..AT LEAST 20-PEOPLE HAVE DIED WORLDWIDE AND HUNDREDS MORE
INJURED AS A RESULT OF THE DEFECTIVE AIRBAGS….

UNDER THE SETTLEMENT…..TAKATA  MUST COOPERATE WITH AUTO MANUFACTURERS TO ENSURE REPLACEMENT AIRBAG
INFLATORS ARE MADE AVAILABLE AS-QUICKLY-AS-POSSIBLE…..
AND T-K HOLDINGS….TAKATA’S PARENT COMTPY….HAS BEEN ORDER TO PAY A CIVIL PENALTIY OF 650-MILLION DOLLARS….
HOWVER…SINCE TH COMPANY HAS FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY…..IT WAS AGREED THE PANALTIY WOULD BE LESS SO THE
COMPANY CAN PAY CONSUMERS WHO WERE VICTIMS OF THE AIRBAG DEFECT……



OWL’S HEAD EXPANSION
02/23/18

OWL’S HEAD ALLOYS-INCORPORATED…..AND ALUMINUM  RECYCLER IN BOWLING GREEN…..HAS ANNOUNCED A THREE-MILLION
DOLLAR EXPANSION  THAT WILL CREATE 17-NEWS JOBS…

THE COMPANY OPERATES  THREE….375-CUBIC-FOOT REFRACTORY FURANCES…. AND TO KEEP UP WITH CUSTOMER
DEMAND….THE PROJECT WILL  ADD NEW SPACE TO HOUSE A FOURTH FURNACE….

THE ADDITIONAL  FURNACE WILL INCREASE  THE COMPANY’S CAPACITY BY               60-MILLION POINDS OF SCRAP ANNUALLY….
ATOP THE FACILITY’S CURRENT 240-MILLION POUNDS…..



INTERSHIP
02/23/18

AN ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENT  HAS  BEEN  NAMED  THE  WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….DOCTOR  DELORY AND PATRICIA
HIRE  INTERN  FOR TWENTY-18….

CHRISTOPHER CAMPBELL….A TWWNTY-15  GRADUATE OF ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL….IS A JUNIOR AT
WESTERN MAJORING IN HISTORY WITH A MINOR IN AGRICULTURE…..

THE HIRE INTERSHIP WAS ESTABLISHED IN  TWENTY-15 TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WORKING
IN A SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY….. SPECIFICALLY WITH MATERIAL FROM ALLEN AND MONROE COUNTIES….AND MACON
COUNTY-TENNESSEE……



EXTRADITION HEARING
02/23/18

AN EXTRADITION HEARING HELD IN COLORADO  YESTERDAY  FOR  28 YEAR OLD EDWARD SIDDENS OF SCOTTSVILLE….WHO’S
ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS GRANDPARENTS  AND UNCLE MONDAY…..DID NOT END IN EXTRADITION…..

SIDDENS HAS 10-DAYS TO SIGN THE EXTRADITION PAPERS OR THEY WILL BE SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR…..SO STATE POLICE
CAN BRING HIM BACK TO KENTUCKY….
SIDDENS IS  DUE BACK IN COURT MARCH SEVENTH……



WILSON
02/23/18

63 YEAR OLD TRESIA JANE WILSON OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY AFTERNOON AT
THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN  MT. UNION METHODIST CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; DAVID CARTER…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; TRACY AND PAUL TODD….AND A BROTHER AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; LARRY AND LINDA KING ALL OF SCOTTVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; REGENIA AND PAUL
ANDERSON OF ADOLPHUS…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



GREGORY
02/23/18

80 YEAR OLD CAROLYN SUE GREGORY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT MORGANTOWN CARE AND REHAB…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT RED HILL GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL
IN NEW BUCK CREEK CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (FRI) AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  ROBERT “BUCK” AND ANITA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; ROBBIE
BERRY OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND A SISTER; SHIRLEY MANN OF CALIFORNIA….THREE GRANDCHILDREN, SEVEN GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN AND THE GRANDCHILDREN’S MOTHER; ANGELA GREGORY OF GLASGOW ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/23/18

GIRLS DISTRICT BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS WERE CROWNED LAST NIGHT….
AT THE 13TH…LOGAN COUNTY DOWNED TODD COUNTY CENTRAL 56 TO 40….
AT THE 14TH….SOUTH WARREN GOT PAST BOWLING GREEN 68 TO 62…..
AT THE 16TH…..IT WAS RUSSELL COUNTY 70 AND METCALF COUNTY  40….
AND AT THE 15TH….BARREN COUNTY BEAT GLASGOW 57 TO 43……







CIVIC EDUCATION AWARDS
02/22/18

NOMINATIONS FOR THE TWENTY-18…..KENTUCKY OUTSTANDING CIVIC EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AWARD…ARE NOW BEING
ACCEPTED AT THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE  UNTIL MARCH SIXTH…..

THE AWARD RECOGNIZES SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS…..TEACHERS…. LEGISLATORS…..AND COMMUNITY LEADERS WHO HAVE
DEDICATED TIME AND EFFORT TOWARD THE SUCCESS OF KENTUCKY’S YOUTH AND FUTURE LEADERS……

ONE FINALIST….WHO WILL RECEIVE A 250-DOLLAR AWARD….WILL BE SELECTED FROM EACH KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL
ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION REGION….AND THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER  WILL RECEIVE A ONE-THOUSAND DOLLAR  PRIZE THEY CAN
USE TO FURTHER CIVIC  LEARNING ACTIVITIES….

THE FINALISTS AND GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL BE RECOGNIZED DURING THE          K-H-S-DOUBLE-A…BOY’S  SWEET 16
BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IN LEXINGTON……



FATAL
02/22/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMEMT  RESPONDED  TO A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT  ON MT. UNION ROAD….JUST
AFTER SIX LAST NIGHT….THAT CLAIMED A LIFE….

ACCORDING TO LIEUTENANT MICHAEL  WILSON….A TWO-THOUSAND-THREE HYUNDAI…DRIVEN BY 63 YEAR OLD TRESIA WILSON
OF ADOLPHUS  LEFT THE ROADWAY  AND STRUCK A TREE….WILSON WAS PRONOUNCED  DEAD AT THE SCENE   BY THE ALLEN
COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE……



EDDYVILLE LOCKDOWN
02/22/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE PENITENTIARY IN EDDYVLLE WAS PLACED ON LOCK DOWN YESTERDAY AFTER INMATES  ATTACKED  TO
CORRECTIONS OFFICERS ….WHO WERE TREATED FOR NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES….

THE INDICENT HAPPENED  AROUND SEVEN-45 YESTERDAY MORNING  WHEN AN INMATE WAS BEING REMOVED FROM A ROOM…...

THE MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISON HOUSES ABOUT  850 INMATES…..




KNIFE TO SCHOOL
02/22/18

A 14 YEAR OLD BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT IS FACING CHARGES AFTER BRINGING  A KNIFE TO
SCHOOL….

STATE POLCIE SAY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS…..ACTING ON INFORMATION AND FAMILIARITY WITH THE STUDENT…FOUND THE
KNIFE WHILE SEARCHING THE BOY TUESDAY MORNING AS HE ENTER THE SCHOOL….

THE BOY TOLD DETECTIVE THAT HE PLANNED TO STAB OTHER STUDENTS…..



HEARING
02/22/18

THE MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS GRANDPARENTS AND UNCLE AT THEIR RESIDENCE MONDAY….WILL HAVE AN EXTRADITION
HEARING TODAY IN COLORADO….WHERE 28 YEAR OLD YEAR OLD EDWARD SIDDENS  OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS ARRESTED
MONDAY NIGHT…..

ONCE THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK IS SIGNED…STATE POLICE WILL RETURN SIDDENS TO KENTUCKY……



SIDDENS
02/22/18

73 YEAR OLD JIMMY NEAL SIDDENS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS
AND SON-IN-LAW; JULIE AND RANDALL MURLEY OF FOUNTAIN RUN AND SHELLY SIDDENS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
72 YEAR OLD HELEN RUTH SIDDENS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….BESIDES TWO DAUGHTERS….SHE’S
SURVIVED BY TWO SISTERS; AGNES NELSON OF TENNESSEE AND JANE BRITT OF GLASGOW…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; ANNA
SMITH OF GEORGIA….
THE SIDDENS ARE ALSO SURIVE BY SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN….
41 YEAR OLD JIMMY NEAL SIDDENS THE SECOND OF SCOTTSVILLE ALSO DIED  MONDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE….HE’S SURVIED BY
TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JULIE AND RANDALL MURLEY OF FOUTIN RUN AND SHELLY SIDDENS OF SCOTTSVILLE….
TWO NIECES…FOUR NEPHEWS….A GREAT-NIECE AND GREAT NEPHEW  ALSO SURVIVE….
JOINT FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE SIDDENS WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH  BURIAL
IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..



MCREYNOLDS
02/22/18

89 YEAROLD LEILA MAE CAIN MCREYNOLDS OF LOUISVILLE DIED MONDAY AT NORTON AUDUBON HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..VISITATION
WILL BE AFTER 10 SATURDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATONS TO THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION…..
SHE’S SURVIVED BY  A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEFFERY AND DEBBIE…..THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;  NANCY  
AND AL TOMASSETTI, MARILYN AND DOUG MOORE AND LEMINDA AND STEPHEN SWINNEY….AND THREE SISTERS-IN-LAW;
CORNELIA JACKSON OF SCOTTSVILLE, DOROTHY CAIN OF BARBOURVILLE AND SALLY TAGGERT OF NICHOLASVILLE…..EIGHT
GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..




SPORTS
02/22/18

A  PATRIOT SENIOR FOOTBALL PLAYER HAS SIGNED TO PLAY HIS COLLEGE BALL AT CAMPBERLLSVILLE UNIVERSITY….

STEVEN WHITNEY…..A FOUR-YEAR MEMBER  OF THE PATROT PROGRAM…. RECORDED 105 TOTAL TACKLES FALL   TO HELP AC/S
TO A SEVEN AND FOUR RECORD…..WHITNEY ALSO  RECOVERED THREE FUMBLES  AND HAD AN INTERCEPTION……


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON SAN JOSE….







PENSION REFORM BILL FILED
02/21/18

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



TODD TEEN CHARGED
02/21/18

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

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



SPORTS
02/21/18

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


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

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

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



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

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

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







SHOOTING
02/20/18

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

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

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







SHELTON
2/20/18
6:05 AM

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

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





SPORTS
02/20/18

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

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


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

THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED THURSDAY NIGHT…..







PLANNING AND ZONING
02/19/18

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

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



MEETINGS
02/19/18

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

THURSDAY NIGHT AT SEVEN THE JAYCEES MEET…..



GANN
02/18/18

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

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



SPORTS
02/19/18

DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN TONIGHT….

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

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

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







LAWMAKERS LONG WEEKEND
02/18/18

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

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

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

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



MARSHALL SHOOTER
02/18/18

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

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

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



PRESIDENTS DAY CLOSINGS
92/18/18

HERE ARE YOUR PRESIDENT’S DAY CLOSINGS…..

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

SOME FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS CLOSED TOMORROW….

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



WALKER
02/18/18

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

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



SPORTS
02/18/18

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

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







REDISTRICTING
02/16/18

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

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

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



ANIMAL CRUELITY CHARGES
02/16/18

A PARK CITY MAN IS FACING ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES….

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

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

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



AUBURN BANK ROBBERY
02/16/18

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

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

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



REYNOLDS
02/16/18

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

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



SPORTS
02/16/18

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


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







SAFEST COLLEGE CAMPUSES
02/15/18

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

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

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



MARSHALL SHOOTER
02/15/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/15/18

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


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

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

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







FOSTER CAREGIVERS ASSISTANCE
02/14/18

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

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

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



PENSION BILL
02/14/18

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

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

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



TABOR
02/14/18

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



SPORTS
02/14/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATROTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL FOR SENIOR NIGHT…..AS THE
LADY PATRIOTS  DEFEATED  THE LADY DRAGONS  53-36 ….
.
THE PATRIOTS THEN DROPPED AN 85 TO 34 DECISION TO THE DRAGONS….. KYLE HARWOOD HAS YOUR  U-S BANK GAME WRAP
UP…..

NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS WILL BE NEXT WEEK IN THE DISTRICT 15 TOURNAMENT……


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


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







CITY COUNCIL
02/13/18

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT AND GAVE FINAL APPROVAL  TO AN  ORDINANCE CLOSING  A PORTION  OF OLD  “U-
S TWO-31”  NEAR BAYS FORK CREEK BRIDGE……
CITY CLERK GAYLE DAVIS UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE STATUS OF THE WEST MAIN STREET RENOVAION PROGECT….

AND THE  COUNCIL DISCUSSED THE PROBLEM OF LARGE TRUCKS GETTING LOST TRYING TO FIND THE DOLLAR GENERAL
DISTRIBUTION CENTER  AND CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE……



SCHOOL BOARD
02/12/2018

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

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



SPORTS
02/13/18

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

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


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


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

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

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

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

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







CORVETTE SINKHOLE
02/09/18

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

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

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



ARREST
02/09/18

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

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

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

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



FORMER PRINCIPAL SENTENCED
02/09/18

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

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



SPORTS
02/09/18

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

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


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

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







SHERIFFS TAX AUDIT
02/08/18

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

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

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

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




ELECTRIC BILLS HIGHER
02/08/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/08/18

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

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







CATFISHING SCAM
02/06/18

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

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

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



DR PLEADS GUILTY
02/06/18

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

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



PATTI’S FIRE
02/06/18

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

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



BRANSFORD
02/06/18

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

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



SPORTS
02/06/18

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

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







FLU DEATHS REACH 100
02/05/17

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

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

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



FRANKLIN EXPANSION
02/05/17

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

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

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



RURAL HEALTH RECEIVES GRANT
02/05/18

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

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

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

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



MEETINGS
02/05/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5 THE SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD MEETS….

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



SPORTS
02/05/18

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


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY….

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







REST AREA
02/02/18

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

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

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



HART MAN SENTENCED
02/02/18

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

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

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



OFFICER SHOOTING
02/02/18

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



SPORTS
02/02/18

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







TRAIN WRECK
02/01/18

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

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

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



HART STUDENT CHARGED
02/01/18

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

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



RUTHEFORD
02/01/18

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

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



SPORTS
02/01/18

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

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


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







WKU TOPS ONLINE
01/30/18

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

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

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

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



RIGHT TO WORK
01/30/18

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

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

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

THE PLANTIFFS  SAY THEY WILL APPEAL THE RULING…..



ELECTION FILINGS
01/30/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/30/18

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

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


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE BLACKHAWKS……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS
01/29/18

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

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

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

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



MARSHALL FUNERALS
01/29/18

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

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

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



BARREN FATAL
01/29/18

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

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

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

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



MEETINGS
01/29/18

ON THE MEETING CALENAR THIS WEEK…..

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



SPORTS
01/29/18

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



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

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

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







CLERKS AUDIT
01/26/18

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

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

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



FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
01/26/18

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

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



FATAL-SIMPSON
01/26/18

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

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



ELECTION FILING
01/26/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/26/18

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

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

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







PLANNING & ZONING
01/24/2018

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



MAN WRECKS CRUISER
01/25/18

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

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

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

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



ONE SHOOTING VICTIM RELEASED
01/25/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
01/25/18


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

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

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


THE PREDATORS TRAVEL TO  NEW JERSEY….







MARSHALL SHOOTING UPDATE
01/24/18

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

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

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



FISCAL COURT
01/24/18

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

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



ELECTION FILING
01/24/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/24/18

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

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

BOTH TEAMS RETURN HOME SATURDAY TO TAKE ON CAVERNA……



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







MARSHALL COUNTY SHOOTING
0123/18

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

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

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



MESONET FUNDING
01/23/18

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

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

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



PITCHFORD
01/23/18

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

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; HAROLD “WOP” PITCHFORD…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MARK AND FRIEDA OF
BOWLING GREEN…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JANET AND TERRY CLARK OF LEXINGTON…..FOUR GRANDCHILDLREN
AND NINE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/13/18

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


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


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

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







CORVETTE MUSEUM TOP ATTRACTION
01/22/18

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

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

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

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



ARREST
0122/18

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

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

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




HARD
01/22/18

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

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



HARRISON
01/22/18

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

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






SPORTS
01/22/18

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

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







KY UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS
01/19/18

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

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

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



HATE CRIME
01/19/18

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

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

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



ELECTION FILING
01/19/18

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

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



TRAFFIC LIGHT DOWN
01/19/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/19/18

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







HEALTHY KENTUCKY
01/18/18

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

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

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

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



SCHOOL BUS FUNDING
01/18/18

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

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

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

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



ELECTON FILING
01/18/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/18/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS HOST ARIZONA…..







BEVIN STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
01/17/18

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

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

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

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



CONSERVE ELECTRICITY
01/016/18

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

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

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



MULTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT
01/17/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
01/17/18

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT LAS VEGAS ONE TO NOTHING….

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL….

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







BG MAN SENTENCED
01/16/18

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

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



SCHOOL BOARD
01/16/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
01/16/18

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







ACS GAME UPDATE
01/15/18

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



OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING-ALLEN
01/15/18

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

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

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



MEDICAID CHANGES
01/15/18

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

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

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



MEETINGS
01/15/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

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



SPORTS
01/15/18

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

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

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







WINTER DRIVING
01/12/18

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

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

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



ELECTION FILINGS
01/12/18

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

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



STEPHENS
01/12/18

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

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



MEADOR
01/12/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/12/18

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

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







HOUSE CHANGES COURSE
01/11/18

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

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



TRAFFIC FATALITIES DOWN
01/11/18

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

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

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

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



CENTERS
01/11/18

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

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



STRADER
01/11/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
01/11/18

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







SCHOOL DISMISSED
01/10/18

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





NEW SPEED LIMITS
01/10/17

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

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

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

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



HISTORY GRANTS
01/10/18

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

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

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



WILLIS FILES FOR REELECTION
01/10/18

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

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



RECALL
01/10/18

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

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

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

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



SOLOMON
01/10/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/10/18


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

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

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







LITTLE LIBRARY PROJECT
01/09/18

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

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

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



FISCAL COURT
01/09/18

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

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



HARRISON FILES FOR REELECTION
01/09/18

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

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




CITY COUNCIL
01/09/18

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

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

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



HOOVER RESIGNS
01/09/18

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

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



ELECTION FILING
01/09/18

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

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



IVES
01/09/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/09/18

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

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


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







FARM BUREAU CONVENTION
010/08/18

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
01/08/18

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



MEETINGS
01/08/18

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

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

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



WOOD
01/08/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/08/18

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







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT DROP
01/05/18

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



DICK
01/05/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/05/18

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







HOOVER NOT RESIGNING
01/04/18

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

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



TINSLEY
01/04/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/04/18

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

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







ARREST
01/03/18

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



FATAL-HART
01/03/18

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

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

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



ELECTION FILING
01/03/18

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

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



PATRICK
01/03/18

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

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



SPORTS
01/03/18


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

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

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


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY….

IN  MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

KENTUCKY TRAVELS TO L-S-U…….







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
01/02/18

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

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

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



DECESARE NOT RUNNING
01/02/18

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

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

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



NEW YEARS CLOSINGS
01/02/18

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

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

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



MARTIN
01/02/18

50 YEAROLD RICKY ALLEN MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY
MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER; IRENE MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE……FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; ROGER AND LISA
MARTIN, BILLY MARTIN, RANDY MARTIN AND TRACY WHITNEY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JEFF AND PENNY MARTIN OF
FRANKLIN……AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CHARLOTTE SHIELDS OF BOWLING GREEEN, AND EDNA AND RICK
BROWN, VONDA AND CHIP STINSON AND DIANE WITCHER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…….



SPORTS
01/02/18

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

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







FISCAL COURT
12/28/17

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

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

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



BODY IDENTIFIED
12/29/17

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

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



ROAD BLOCKS
12/29/17

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



SPORTS
12/29/17

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

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

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

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


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

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

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







ALLEN COUNTY TAXES
12/28/17

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



FISCAL COURT
12/28/17

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



ELECTION FILING
12/28/17

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

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



NEW YEARS CLOSINGS
12/28/17

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

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



SPORTS
12/28/17

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

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

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

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







ANTI-SMOKING MESSAGES
12/27/17

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

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

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



FOREST GRANT
12/27/17

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

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

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



EMERY
12/27/17

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

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



ROARK
12/27/17

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

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



SPORTS
12/27/17

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

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

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


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT……

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







FATAL-ALLEN
12/26/17

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

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

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



ELECTION DEADLINE
12/26/17

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

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



FEMALE STATUE IN CAPITAL
12/26/17

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

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

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



MEETINGS
12/26/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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



NEWS
12/26/17

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

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







KY UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS
12/22/17

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

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

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



STATE BUDGET
12/22/17

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

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

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

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



FAVORITE CANDY
12/22/17

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

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

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

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



CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS
12/22/17

HERE ARE YOUR CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS….

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



SPORTS
12/22/17

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


AND THE TOPPERS GO TO AUSTIN PEAY…..







CRAM THE CRUISER
12/20/17

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

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

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



NEW STATE OFFICE BUILDING
12/20/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
12/20/17

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







BOIL WATER ADVISORY
12/19/17

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



EARNIE ON THE SHELF
12/19/17

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

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



PLANNING & ZONING
12/19//17

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



VOTING AT CHURCHES
12/19/17

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

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

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



EARTHQUAKE
12/19/17

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

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



SPORTS
12/19/17

THE PREDATORS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON WINNIPEG……

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







EARLY VOTING PROPOSAL
12/15/17

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

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

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

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




TWO CONVICTED IN FISH CASES
12/15/17

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

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

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



ELECTION FILING
12/15/17

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

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



TOLL
12/15/17

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

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



SPORTS
12/15/17

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

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







BARREN NEEDLE EXCHANGE
12/14/17

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

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

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



JOHNSON COMMITTS SUICIDE
12/14/17

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

AN AUTOPSY WILL BE PERFORMED TODAY……



WIX
12/14/17

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

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



RUSSELBURG
12/14/17

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

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




SPORTS
12/14/17

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

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



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







SCHOOL BOARD
12/13/17

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

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

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



FEDERAL MOGUL EXPANSION
12/13/17

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

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

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



REPORT CRIME ON LINE
12/13/17

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

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

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



METEORITE EXHIBIT
12/13/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
12/13/17

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

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

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


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


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







FISCAL COURT
12/12/17

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

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



FLAGS TO  HALF STAFF
12/12/13

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

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



TROOPER APPLICATIONS UP
12/12/17

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

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

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




CITY COUNCIL
12/12/17

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

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



GENERAL FUND REVENUE
12/12/17

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

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

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

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



RESIGNATION
12/12/17

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

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

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



SPECIAL SESSION
12/12/17

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

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



SPORTS
12/12/17

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

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


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







NEEDLE EXCHANGE
12/11/17

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

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



MED CENTER-LINDSEY WILSON
12/11/17

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

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

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

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

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



MEETINGS
12/11/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

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

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

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



SPORTS
12/11/17

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

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


MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL HAS  THE PATRIOTS TRAVELING TO MIAMI….







TERM LIMIT BILL
12/08/17

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

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

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



ELECTION FILING
12/08/17

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

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



BLOOD MOBILE
12/08/17


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

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

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



SPORTS
12/08/17

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

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

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


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

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







SPECIAL MEETING
12/07/17

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

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




DOWNTOWN
12/07/17

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

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



ARSON ARREST
12/07/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
12/07/17

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


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







FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
12/06/17

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

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

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



STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERY
12/06/17

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

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



ELECTION FILING
12/06/17

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

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



HUMAN REMAINS FOUND
12/06/17

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

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

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



HANEY REELECTED
12/06/17

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

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

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



GRAY RUNNING FOR CONGRESS
12/07/17

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

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

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



FARM INCOME UP
12/06/17

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
12/06/17

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

AND THE PATRIOTS LOST TO THE TROJANS  OF 55 TO 39

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



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







NEW TIP LINE
12/05/17

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

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

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

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



ARREST
12/05/17

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

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



ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU AWARD
12/05/17

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

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



SPORTS
12/05/17

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


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO DALLAS……







HIGHWAY 98 IMPROVEMENT
12/01/17

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

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

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

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



SHOOTING-UPDATE
12/01/17

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

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

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



SHOOTING
12/01/17

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

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

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



22ND DISTRICT FILING
12/01/17

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

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

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



CALVERT BOND REVOKED
12/01/17

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

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

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

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



PITINO SUES LOUISVILLE
12/01/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
12/01/17

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



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

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







ALLEN LIBRARY
11/30/17

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

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



HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
11/30/17

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



TREES
11/30/17

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

VIEWING OF THE TREES WILL BE TOMORROW AND SATURDAY……



CONCERT
11/30/17

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

TONIGHT’S CONCERT BEGINS AT SEVEN……



SPORTS
11/30/17

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


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY VANCOUVER…..







PRIMARY CENTER SITE BASSED
11/20/17

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

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

A SPECIAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD DECEMBER SEVENTH…..



ELECTION FILING
11/29/17

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

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



FAVATA
11/29/17

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

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



STRAZZI
11/29/17

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

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



LASSITER
11/29/17

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

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



SPORTS
11/29/17

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

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

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







STUDENT FEDERAL AID
11/28/17

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

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

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

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



FATAL FIRE-HART
11/28/17

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

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



ALLEN COUNTY WATER
11/28/17

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



SPORTS
11/28/17

THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS TRAVEL TO MONROE COUNTY…..

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


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

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







PLANE CRASH REPORT
11/27/27

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

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



JONES        
11/27/17

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

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



HARWOOD
11/27/17

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

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



MEETINGS
11/27/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

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



SPORTS
11/27/17

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

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







ELECTON FILINGS
11/24/17

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

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



ARREST
11/24/17

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

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

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



SHOCKLEY
11/24/17

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

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



SPORTS
11/24/17

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE….

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


THE PREDATORS GO TO SAINT LOUIS…..


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

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







THANKSGIVING CLOSINGS
11/22/17

HERE ARE YOUR THANKSGIVING CLOSINGS…..

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



SULLIVAN
11.22.17

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

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



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

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



SPORTS
11/22/17

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONTREAL……



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

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







SCHOOL BOARD
11/21/17

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

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



SHOOTING
11/21/17

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

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

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



CALVERT
11/21/17

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

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



SPORTS
11/21/17

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


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







KY UNEMPLOYM,ENT
11/20/17

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

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

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



LAKE FEES
11/20/17

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

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

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



SPECIAL SESSION
11/20/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
11/20/17


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


THE PREDATORS  ARE AT HOME TO PLAY WINNAPEG…..







SVILLE MAN DIES AFTER SHOOTING
11/19/17

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

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

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

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE INCIDENT IS CONTINUING…..







CROSS WALK
11/17/17

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

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



PARK CITY ROBBERY
11/17/17

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

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

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

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



ELECTION FILING
11/17/17

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

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



SPORTS
11/17/18

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

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



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE TONIGHT…..

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







WKU FUND RAISING
11/16/17

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


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

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



LAWSUIT RULING
11/16/17

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

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



SPORTS
11/16/17

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

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

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


THE TITANS TRAVEL TO PITTSBURGH……


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO  MINNESOTA……







VETS PARK DISCOUNTS
11/15/17

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

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

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

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



HOOVER HOME
11/15/17

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

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



ELECTION FILINGS
11/15/17
06:05AM

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

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



SIKES
11/15/17

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

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



SPORTS
11/15/17

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

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







CITY COUNCIL
11/14/17

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

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



PAUL RETURING TO WORK
11/14/17

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

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

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



ELECTION FILINGS
11/14/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
11/14/17

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


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







MEDICAL PANELS CAN PROCEED
11/10/17

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

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

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



BOUCHER PLEADS NOT GUILTY
11/10/17

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

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

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



CASEY MAN SENTENCED
11/10/17

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

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



ELECTION FILINGS
11/10/17

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



SPORTS
11/10/17

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE TONIGHT…..

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

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

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

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







STUFF THE CRUISER
11/09/17

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

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

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



ELECTION FILINGS
11/09/17

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

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

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

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



VETERANS DAY CLOSINGS
11/09/17

HERE ARE YOUR VETERANS DAY CLOSINGS……

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

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



CHISM
11/09/17

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

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



SPORTS
11/09/17

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







KENTUCKY SIXTH FATTEST
11/08/17

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

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

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

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





FILING DATES
11/08/17

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

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



BLOOD MOBILE
11/08/17

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

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

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

DONORS SHOULD ALSO  BRING THEIR DONOR  I-D  OR A PHOTO I-D……



RICHARDS STATUE
11/08/17

A BRONZE STATUE OF LONGTIME WESTERN SUPPORTER…..AND KENTUCKY STATE REPRESENTATIVE  JOY RICHARDS….HAS
BEEN UNVEILED IN JODY RICHARDS HALL….

PREVIOUSLY KNOWN  AS MASS MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY HALL…..JODY RICHARDS HALL WAS DEDICATED  IN MAY OF THIS
YEAR……

RICHARDS WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN SECURING STATE FUNDING FOR THE BUILDING THAT NEW BEARS HIS NAME…...AS-WELL-AS
AS  AT LEAST SEVEN OTHER BUILDINGS IN HIS 42-YEARS IN OFFICE…..



DEPUTY JAILER ARRESTED
11/08/17

A CLINTON COUNTY DEPUTY JAILER IS FACING CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH A FIRE  AT THE  JAIL…..

31 YEAR OLD ADAM SMITH OF ALBANY IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF ARSON AND 20-COUNTS OF WANTON
ENDANGERMENT…..IT’S BELIEVED  SMITH INTENTIONALLY STARTED A FIRE IN A STORAGE CLOSET INSIDE THE  JAIL THAT WAS
OCCUPIED BY 19- INMATS  AND ONE OTHER JAILER…..…..

NO ONE WAS INJURED…..AND  THE INMATES WERE MOVED TO THE  RUSSELL AND PULAKSI COUNTY JAILS…..AS THE ENTIRE
CLINTON JAIL SUFFERED EXTREME SMOKE DAMAGE…..



SPORTS
11/08/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LINDSEY WILSON IS AT OME TO  PLAY BRESCIA…..



ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS BEAT THE BLUE JACKETS THREE TO ONE…..

AND IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL….
IT WAS THE TOPPERS 109 AND CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY 66……







TEACHER PENSION PLAN
11/07/17

AT A PRESS CONFERENCE AT WOODFORD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL YESTERDAY….. LEADERS FROM SEVERAL EDUCATION
GROUPS IN THE COMMONWEALTH RELEASED A PENSION REFORM PLAN THEY SAY IS A SUSTIANABLE APPROACH…..

THE PLAN WOULD LEAVE MOST RETIREMENT BENEFITS IN PLACE FOR CURRENT AND RETIRED TEACHERS……..AND  A HYBRID
PLAND WOULD BE CREATED FOR NEW TEACHERS HIRED BEGINNIN NEXT SUMMER…..THOSE  INDIVIDUALS WOULD
PARTICIPATE IN A DEFINED BENEFIT SYSTEM AND BE ABLE TO SUPPLEMENT RETIRMENT SAVINGS WITH VOLUNTARY
CONTRIBUTIONS TO AN INVESTMENT RETIREMENT ACCOUNT…..

AND CURRENT TEACHERS’ SICK LEAVE PAY WOULD BE FROZEN FOR CALCULATING RETIREMENT BENEFITS BEGINNING NEXT
SUMMER……



AG SUES
11/07/17

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  HAS SUED A PHAMACEUTICAL COMPANY  HE SAYS DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTED
TO MORE THAN  190 OPIOID OVERDOSE  DEATHS IN THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..

THE DRUG…..OPANA E-R…..WHICH IS MANUFACTURED BY ENDO PHARMACEUTICAL AND ENDO HEALTH SOLUTIONS….IS A
PRESCRIPTION  OPIOID THAT’S THREE TIMES STRONG THAN MORPHONE…AND BESHEAR SAYS THE COMPANY TARGETED
MILIARY SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS…..

IN JULY….ENDO PHARMACEUTICAL ANNOUNCED IT WOULD STOP SELLING THE DRUG…..AFTER THE U-S  FOOD AND DRUG
ADMINISTRATION ASKED THE COMPANY TO PULL IT FROM THE MARKET……



FBI INVESTIGATION
11/07/17

THE F-B-I  HAS CONFIRMED THEY’RE LOOKING INTO SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION CLAIMS MADE BY EMPLOYEES AT
THE KENTUCKY STATE CAPITAL….TO SEE IF ANY FEDERAL LAWS WERE BROKEN…..

HOUSE SPEAKER JEFF HOOVER RESIGNED HIS LEADERSHIP POSITION  SUNDAY AFTER ADMITTING TO EXCHANGING
INAPPROPRIATE TEXT MESSAGES WITH A FEMALE STAFFER……

THREE OTHER REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS HAVE BEEN IMPLICATED IN THE SCANDAL…..AND REMOVED FROM THEIR COMMITTEE
CHAIRMANSHIPS……



PAUL ATTACK
11/07/17

THE ATTORNEY FOR THE MAN CHARGED IN AN ATTACK  AGAINST SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT….SAYING  
THE INCIDENT WAS NOT POLTICALLY MOTIVATED…..BUT WAS A REGRETTABLE DISPUTE MORE PEOPLE WOULD REGARD AS
TRIVIAL…..BUT MATTHEW BAKER DIDN’T SAY WHAT THE DISPUTE WAS ABOUT…..

59 YEAR OLD RENE BROUCHER….WHO’S CHARGED WITH MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT…. ADMITTED  TO AUTHORITIES  HE TACKLED
PAUL FROM BEHIND WHILE HE WAS MOWING HIS  LAWN….

PAUL SUFFERED BROKENS RIBS….BRUSES TO HIS LUNGS…AND CUTS TO HIS FACE IN THE ATTACK…….



FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
11/07/17

TO HONOR THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TEXAS  CHURCH SHOOTING SUNDAY…..GOVERNOR
MATT BEVIN HAS DIRECTED THE  AMERICAN AND STATE FLAGS  AT ALL STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF….
UNTIL SUNSET ON NOVEMBER NINTH….TO HONOR THE VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES….. ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO JOIN
IN THIS TRIBUTE BY LOWERING THEIR FLAGS…..



GLASGOW WATER SCAM
11/07/17

THE GLASGOW WATER COMPANY HAS BEEN MADE  AWARE OF A SCAM THAT INVOLVES SOMEONE CALLING CUSTOMERS…..FROM
WHAT APPEARS TO BE THE WATER COMPANY’S PHONE NUMBER….AND TELLING THEM THEIR SERVICE IS DUE FOR
DISCONNECTION  AND NEEDS TO BE PAID…..

THE GLASGOW WATER COMPANY REMINDERS CUSTOMERS THAT  THEY DO NOT SOLICIT PAYMENT BY PHONE FOR ANY PAST
DUE ACCOUNT….AND THEY DO NOT GIVE   800-NUMBERS  FOR CUSOMERS



SPORTS
11/07/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SEVENTH GRADE GIRLS AND BOYS BASKETBAL LTEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON  THE ROAD TO COLUMBUS TO TAKE ON THE BLUE JACKETS….







HEAP
11/06/17

THE HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..BETTER KNOWN AS HEAP…..BEGINS TODAY AT COMMUNINTY ACTION AGNEY
OFFICES ACROSS THE COMMONWLETH…..
APPLICATIONS ARE TAKEN BY THE FIRST LETTER OF THE LAST NAME OF THE HOUSEHOLD AT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY
ACTION OFFICE LOCATED  AT 25    J-L-TURNER PLACE …..
TODAY….THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN  WITH THE LETTER  “A”  MAY APPLY….
TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY….THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WITH  THE LETTER “C”  MAY APPLY….THURSDAY….THOSE
WHOSE LAST NAMER BEGIN WIT THE LETTER “C”  MAY APPLY…..AND FRIDAY THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR VETERANS  DAY….
LAST YEAR…..484 HOUSEHOLDS IN ALLEN COUNTY RECEIVED  FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE….AND WHEN APPLYING….APPLICANTS
SHOULD….
BRING THE MOST RECENT  HEATING BILL OR VERIFICATIONS THAT HEATING  EXPENSES ARE INCLUDED IN THE RENT…..SOCIAL
SECURITY NUMBERS OR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARE NUMBER FOR EACH MEMBER OF THE HOUSEHOLD….. PROOF OF ALL
HOUSEHOLD INCOME FROM THE PRECEEDING MONTH…..AND THE ACCOUNT NUMBER AND NAME ON THE ACCOUNT FOR MAIN
HEATING FUEL SOURCES AND ELECTRIC…….



PAUL RECOVERS
11/06/17

SENATOR RAND PAUL CONTINUES TO RECOVER FROM FIVE BROKEN RIBS…. INCLUDING THREE DISPLACED FRACTURES   HE
SUFFERED FRIDAY….WHEN HE WAS TACKLED FROM BEHIND…..WHILE  MOWING HIS YARD….

59 YEAR OLD RENE BOUCHER….WHO LIVES NEXT DOOR TO PAUL….H WAS CHARGED WITH ASSAULT FOURTH DEGREE AND
RELEASED  FORM THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL SATURDAY  ON A 75-HUNDRED DOLLAR  BOND...

AUTHORITIES HAVEN’T RELEASED A MOTIVE FOR THE ATTACK….AND IT’S NOT KNOWN WHEN PAUL WILL RETUEN TO
WASHINGTON…..



HOOVER RESIGNS
11/06/17

KENTUCKY’S SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE…..REPUBLICAN JEFF HOOVER….HAS RESIGNED HIS LEADERSHIP POST AFTER
ACKNOWLEDGING HE SETTLEDED  SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS  FROM ONE OF HIS STAFF MEMBERS LAST MONTH…..

HE DENIED SEXUALLY HARASSING THE STAFF MEMBER…..BUT SAID HE SENT INAPPROPRIATE TEXT MESSAGES THAT WERE
CONSENSUAL…..



YATES
11/06/17

80 YEAR OLD REV. BILLY H. YATES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…….
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (TUES)  MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE ALLEN COUNTY MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION OR THE GIDEONS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RICKY AND DARLENE……AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DEBBIE AND
DAVE WOLFE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  NANCY AND DICK THOMAS OF CADIZ……THREE
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/06/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..
WHILE THE GIRLS TEAM  HOSTS MONROE COUNTY…..







HOME SALES DECREASE
11/03/17

KENTUCKY SAW  HOME SALES DECREASE IN SEPTEMBER…..BUT SALES REMAINED POSITIVE FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF
THE YEAR…..

TOTAL HOME SALES IN SEPTEMBER WERE DOWN FOUR-POINT-SIX PERCENT….FOR THE QUARTER….HOME SALES WERE
SLIGHTLY ABOVE LAST YEAR…..AND YEAR-TO-DATE SALES ON STILL ON A RECORD BREAKING PACE WITH  A THREE-POINT-ONE
PERCENT  INCREASE COMPARED TO  LAST YEAR…..

HOUSING INVENTORIES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH JUMPED IN SEPTEMBER BY FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT COMPARED
TO TWENTY-16…..BUT FOR THE QUARTER AND YEAR-TO-DATE…..INVENTORIES ARE STILL DOWN SEVEN-PERCENT AND 14-
POINT-THREE PERCENT RESPECTIVELY COMPARED TO LAST YEAR….

THE MEDIAN HOME PRICE INCREASED TO A NEW MONTHLY HIGH IN SEPTEMBER  AT 129-THOUSAND-933 DOLLARS…..AND FOR
THE YEAR….THE TOTAL VOLUME OF HOME SALES IS UP EIGHT-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..



HOOVER ALLEGATIONS
11/03/17

KENTUCKY HOUSE REPUBLIANS WILL MEET PRIVATELY TODAY….TO DISCUSSS THE FUTURE  OF HOUSE SPEAKER  JEFF
HOOVER….FOLLOWING A STORY IN THE COURIER-JOURNAL YESTERDAY….CITING ANONYMOUS SOURCES…. THAT  HOOVER
HAD SETTLED A SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIM WITH A STAFFER……OUT OF COURT…..

THE ALLEGATONS STEM FROM EARLY TWENTY-16…..WHEN HOOVER WAS STILL MINORITY LEADER…..



SPORTS
11/03/17

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS BEIGIN TONIGHT AS THE PATRIOTS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO  MADISONVILLE-NORTH
HOPKINS…..KICK OFF IS SEVEN-30…..AND IT YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM…..WLVE…..STARTING AT SEVEN TONIGHT……


THE STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL…..
AS SOUTH WARREN PLAYS LETCHER COUNTY CENTRAL…..


THE PREDATORS ARE IN ANAHEIM TO TAKE ON THE DUCKS…..







AD SCAM
11/02/17

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A “SCAM ALERT”  TO WARN KENTUCKIANS ABOUT FRAUDULENT  
ADVERTISEMENTS IN THE CLASSIFIED SECTION OF LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND  ON-LINE…..

RESIDENTS IN SEVERAL COUNTIES……INCLUDING  BARREN…..HAVE  REPLYED TO ADS FOR DISCOUNTED TRACTO OR PICKUP
THAT TURN OUT TO BE A SCAM…..THE ADS APPEAR TO BE NORMAL AT FIRST AND INCLUDE A PRICE FOR THE ITEM AND PHONE
NUMBER…..AND ONCE THE INTERESTED PARTY CALLS  THEY DON’T SPEAK WITH ANYONE….BUT RECEIVE  TEXT MESSAGES OR
EMAILS…..THE REPLYS ARE FROM A MOLLY CARTER WHO SAYS SHE’S STATIONED WITH THE AIR FORCE IN NORTH DAKOTA….
CARTER CLAIMS SHE’S SELLING THE ITEMS WHICH BELONGED TO HER LATE HUSBAND…..BECAUSE SHE’S BEING DEPLOYED
OVERSEAS….
KENTUCKIANS WHO WANT ASSISTANCE IN VERIFYING A SCAM OR REPORTING A SCAM CAN CONTACT THE  ATTORNEY GENERAL’
S OFFICE AT  EIGHT-EIGHT-EIGHT-FOUR-THREE-TWO-92-57…..OR FILE A COMPLAINT ON LINE…. RESIDENTS CAN ALSO RECEIVE
SCAM ALERTS BY TEXTING…..K-Y-O-A-G…..TO GOV-THREE-ONE-ONE…….



MISSING CAVE CITY TEEN
11/02/17

CAVE CITY POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING CAVE CITY TEEN….

13 YEAR OLD ADRIANNA WOOD WAS LAST SEEN AT HER RESIDENCE YESTERDAY….. WOOD IS A WHITE FEMALE….FIVE-FEET  SIX-
INCHES TALL….WEIGHS 100 POUNDS… AND HAS BLONDE HAIR AND BLUE EYES…..

WHEN LAST SEEN….SHE WAS WEARING A WHITE  SHIRT….BLACK PANTS….AND PINK ROSE EARRINGS….
ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF ADRIANNA WOOD IS ASK TO CONTACT CAVE CITY POLICE  AT  TWO-
SEVEN-ZERO-SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-51…….



JOHNSON
11/02/17

86 YEAR OLD CLARA JOHNSON OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
FUNERAL SERVVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GGARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO-30 TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS;  JIMMY OF TENNESSEE AND BILL OF SCOTTSVILLE…. THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;
JOYCE  PAYNE AND LOIS AND GARY DAVIS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LINDA AND ROBERT KEMBLE OF BROWNSVILLE…..AND TWO
BROTHERS; BENNY CRAVENS OF INDIANA AND BOBBY CARVEN OF TENNESSEE…..17 GRANDCHILDREN, 15 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



GIVENS
11/02/17
12:05PM

52 YEAR OLD LYNNE GIVENS OF GREESBURG…..WIFE OF SENATOR DAVID GIVENS…. DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HER
RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT EBENEZER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN GREENSBURG
WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION  BEGINS  AFTER EIGHT MONDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH…..
VISITATION  WILL ALSO  BE HELD FROM  ONE TO SEVEN SUNDAY AT GREEN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS  TO  TWISTED PINK IN SUPPORT OF BREAST  CANCER RESEARCH…..HOSPARUS
OF GREEN RIVER….OR THE EBENEZER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  CEMETERY…….

BESIDES HER HUSBAND;  DAVID…..SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHER; HANNAH….AND TWO SONS; MATTHEW AND MICHAEL  ALLOF
GREENSBURG…..HER FATHER AND MOTHER;  ROGER AND MARLENE KLINGEMAN OF LOUISVILLE….A BROTHER  AND SISTER-IN-
LAW;  JEFF AND JENNIFER KLINGEMAN OF GOSHEN…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  LORI AND KEVIN HESLIN OF
LOUISVILLE…..HER FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER –IN-LAW; DAVID AND EVELYN GIVENS OF GREENSBURG……A SISTER –IN-LAW
AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JULIE AND TODD SMYRICHINSKY OF GREENSBURG… AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW AND SISTER-IN-LAW’  DAN
AND SHERRI GIVENS OF ALABAMA…..



SPORTS
11/02/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBAL L  TEAM GOES TO BUTLER COUNTY…







TAXES
11/01/17

ALL THOSE WITH UNPAID ALLEN  COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS ARE REMINDED THAT IF YOU GET THEM PAID BY TODAY….YOU’LL
RECEIVE A TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT….

BEGINNING TOMORROW AND RUNNING THRU JANUARY SECOND THE FACE AMOUNT OF THE BILL WILL BE DUE…..
JANUARY THIRD THRU JANUARY 31ST…..A FIVE-PERCENT PENALITY  WILL BE ADDED…..
AND FEBRUARY FIRST THRU APRIL  16TH…..THE PENALITY GOES TO 21-PERCENT….

THEN ON APRIL 16TH AT FOUR-30…..ALL UNPAID ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS WILL BE TURNED OVER TO THE COUNTY
CLERK……



MONTGOMERY
11/01/17

77  YEAR OLD CAROL LEE “PETE” MONTGOMERY OF BOWLING GREEN DIED MONDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT J-C KIRBY AND SON FUNERAL HOME…..LOVERS LANE
CHAPEL IN BOWLING GREEN…..WITH BURIAL IN BOWLING GREEN GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING
(WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS CAN BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN
CANCER SOCIETY OR PROVIDENCE KNOB BAPTIST CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LINDA DECKARD MONTGOMERY……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; MICHELLE AND KEVIN BOWLING
OF BOWLING GREEN……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND FREDIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-
IN-LAW; NORMA AND JIMMY SPENCER OF BOWLING GREEN……TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
11/01/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

THE BASEBALL SEASON IS DOWN TO ONE GAME…..AS THE DODGERS HOST THE ASTROS IN GAME SEVEN OF THE WORLD
SERIES……


AND IN MEN’S COLELGE BASKETBALL……
LINDSEY WILSON HOSTS MIDWAY……
AND THE TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CAMPBELLSVILLE……







FATAL-ALLEN
10/30/17

STATE POLICE….AT THE REQUEST OF THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT… ARE INVESTIGATING AN ACCIDENT IN THE
88-HUNDRED BLOCK OF SMITHS GROVE ROAD THAT CLAIMED A LIFE…..

A SOUTHBOUND CADILLAC LEFT THE ROADWAY….AND STRUCK A TREE…. BECOMING FULLY ENGULFED…..THE LONE
OCCUPANT OF THE VEHICLE WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE B THE ALLEN COUNTY CORONER…..

NO OTHER INFORMATION ON THE ACCIDENT HAS BEEN RELEASED PENDING IDENTIFICATION BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINER’S
OFFICE AND NOTIFICAION OF NEXT OF KIN……



FATAL-WARREN
10/30/17

A SINGLE VEHICLE  ACCIDENT  ON PLANO ROAD….IN WARREN COUNTY… CLAIMED A LIFE….

ACCORDING TO THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….A 1994 MITSUBISHI DRIVEN   BY 24 YEAR OLD REGINAL
SPRAWL  OF SOUTH CAROLINA  LEFT THE ROADWAY….HIT A UTILITY  POLE….AND FLIPPED…..

A PASSENGER…..33 YEAR OLD JESSICA WHILEDGE OF ALVATON DIED AT THE SCENE…. AND SPRAWL WAS FLOWN TO TRISTAR
MEDICAL CENTER….

AUTHORITIES BELIEVE  DRUGS….ALCOHOL…SPEED….AND WEATHER WERE ALL CONTRIBUTING FACTORS TO THE
ACCIDENT……



FATAL-BARREN
10/30/17

AN ACCIDENT ON THE NUNN PARKWAY IN BARREN COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE….

STATE POLCIE SAY A TWENTY-15 FREIGHTLINER…..OPERATED  BY 32 YEAR OLD STEVEN WARD OF ARKANSAS……CROSSED THE
MEDIAN INTO THE PATH OF A TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN  ALTIMA  DRIVEN  BY 43 YEAR OLD NATHAN SEWELL OF GLASGOW….

SEWELL   DIED AT THE SCEND AND WARD WASN’T INJURED…….



CAIP TRAINING
10/30/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION FACILITY WILL BE OFFERING….CAIP TRAINING…. AGAIN TONIGHT……

TONIGHT’S TRAINING BEGINS AT SIX AND WILL LAST ABOUT AN HOUR……



SPORTS
10/30/17

THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BAKETBBALL TEAM PLAYS AT GLASGOW…..
WHILE THE GIRL’S TEAM HOSTS GLASGOW…..







MADDEN
10/26/2017

TIMOTHY   MADDEN WAS BACK IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT THIS MORNING  FOR A STATUS HEARING….
MADDEN’S ATTORNEY….TRAVIS LOCK….STATED THAT ALL ITEMS REQUSTED FOR    D-N-A  TESTING APPEARED TO HAVE BEEN
RECEIVED AND WERE BEING REVIEWED BY THE DEFENSE’S FORENSIC ANALYST…..
THE MOTION TO REQUESTING A CHANGE OF VENUE WAS APPROVED….BUT THE EXACT LOCATION OF THE TRIAL WON’T  BE
DETERMINED UNTIL A HEARING ON NOVEMBER 17TH AT  NINE……
AND ALL PRETRIAL DEADLINES HAVE BEEN DEFERRED TO NOVEMBER 17TH  AS WELL…..



CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
10/25/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY CHILD  SUPPORT OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK AS THEY MOVE TO THEIR NEW
LOCATION  AT ONE-15  EAST PUBLIC SQUARE…...NEXT TO THE FARMACY RESTAURANT…..

THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN  MONDAY, OCTOBER 30TH…..WITH ITS REGULAR HOURS OF EIGHT TO FOUR-30  MONDAY THRU
THURSDAY….AND EIGHT TO THREE-30 ON FRIDAYS…..
AND THE PHONE NUMER REMAINS  THE SAME AT TWO-THREE-SEVEN-44-50…….



ROAD CLOSED
10/25/17

JUDGE EXECUTIVE  JOHNNY HOBDY HAS INFORMED NEWSWATCH  THAT  ALLEN SPINGS ROAD  HAS BEEN CLOSED TO THRU
TRAFFIC……UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE…. FOR REPAIRS TO A  LARGE SINK HOLE…….



ARREST
10/25/17

OFFICER TREVER THOMPSON WITH SCOTTSVILLE POLICE STOPPED A VEHICLE  FOR FAILURE TO USE A TURN SIGNAL AND
CHARGED THE DDRIVER……40 YEAR OLD CHRISTY J. JOHNSON OF EIGHT-ZERO-FIVE LANDMARK…..WITH FAILURE TO OR
IMPROPER  SIGNAL,  NO REGISTRATION PLATES, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, TWO-COUNTS OF
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE–DRUG UNSPECIFIED AND POSSESSION OF  DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……

AT ANOTHER  TRAFFIC STOP…..OFFICER THOMPSON  CHARGED 28 YEAR OLD WILLIAM S. MASEY OF EIGHT-78  OLD GALLATIN
ROAD  WITH REAR LICENSE NOT ILLUMINATED, NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, NO REGISTRATION PLATE, LICENSE TO BE IN
POSSESSION, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE  AND RESISTING  ARREST…….



JOHNS
10/25/17

70 YEAR OLD RONNIE JOHNS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISITATION IS IN PROGRESS AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; FAYE BARLOW JOHNS…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND PATRICIA  BARLOW OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; FREEDA AND RUSTY PORTER OF TENNESSEE…..A GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVES…….……



FISCAL COURT
10/25/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER TWO LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR
MEETING…..AS THE OPIOID CRISIS CONTINUES IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE COUNRTY…. RECENT STATISTICS SHOW
ALLEN COUNTY IS ONE OF THE HIGHEST ABUSERS OF OPIOIDS IN THE KENTUCKY….. AND THE COURT APPROVED A
RESOLUTION TO JOINT IN WITH 42 OTHER COUNTIES .AND SEVERAL STATES…..IN SUING THE MANUFACTURERS AND
DISTRIBUTORS OF OPIOIDS….

THERE’S ALSO A SHORTAGE OF FIRE FIGHTERS IN ALLEN COUNTY AND THE COUNRTY……AND THE COURT APPROVED A PLAN
TO HOPEFULLY RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS……

A BID FROM KEN-WAY…..IN THE AMOUNT OF 96-HUNDRED DOLLARS…. WAS ALSO ACCEPTED TO GRIND THE BRUSH PILE AT THE
TRANSFER STATION WITH THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE PAYING HALF……



HARPER
10/25/17

BEFORE LAST NIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING…..FIRST DISTRICT MAGISTRATE DENNIS HARPER ANNOUNCED HE WOULD NOT
BE SEEKING REELECTION TO THAT OFFICE, BUT WILL BE RUNNING FOR JUDGE EXECUTIVE……

CURRENT JUDGE EXECUTIVE  JOHNNY HODBY IS NOT SEEKING REELECTION……..



KEY
10/25/17

58 YEAR OLD RANDALL LEWIS KEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  (MON)  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE   AT HARWOOD & STRODE FUNERAL HOME….VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER FOUR
TOMORROW (THURS)  AFTERNOON AT  THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LISA KEY…..AND A SON;  NATHAN  BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…A  BROTHER;  JUNIOR OF WISCONSON;
….AND A  SISTER; ANNIE PHILLIPS OF SCOTTSVILLE….A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES….



SPORTS
10/25/17

AT THE FOURTH  REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON BEAT CLINTON COUNTY THREE TO ONE……
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS  LOST TO SOUTH  WARREN THREE TO NOTHING……


IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT TONIGHT….
LOGAN COUNTY TAKES ON GREENWOOD…..
AND FRANKLLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH SOUTH WARREN……







PENSION
10/24/17

REGION THREE….KENTUCKY SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION SUPERINTENDENTS AND BOARD MEMBERS…..MET AT WARREN
EAST HIGH SCHOOL  YESTERDAY TO DISCUSS WHAT IMPACTS WOULD STEM FROM  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S PROPOSED
PENSION PLAN……

THE SUPERINTNEDENT’S MESSAGE WAS….IT’S GOOD SOMETHING IS BEING DONE ABOUT THE PENSION PLANS…..BUT THIS IS
NOT THE WAY TO DO IT WITH EDUCATION……



FISCAL COURT
10/24/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBE TWO TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..
TONIGHT’S  FISCAL COURT  MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL           12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND
SEVEN……



REAL ID ACT
10/24/17

KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED ANOTHER WAIVER FROM THE  U-S DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY…..TO ALLOW MORE TIME
TO COME INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL…..“REAL I-D ACT”…..

THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND OTHER STATES WHO RECENTLY PASSED LEGISLATION TO COMPLY WITH   “REAL  I-D PROVISIONS”
…..WERE GRANTED AN EXTENSION UNTIL  OCTOBER 10TH-TWENTY-18…….
WITHOUT THE EXTENSION……STARTING IN JANUARY OF NEXT YEAR….INDIVIDUALS WOULD NEED TO PRESENT PASSPORTS OR
OTHER DOCUMENTATION APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY  TO ENTER FEDERAL FACILITIES SUCH AS
MILITARY BASES….AND FOR BOARDING ALL COMMERCIAL AIRLINE FLIGHTS…. DOMESTIC OR INTERNATIONAL…….

HOWEVER…..KENTUCKY’S  NEW LAW DOESN’T TAKE EFFECT UNTIL JANUARY TWENTY-19…..SO THE COMMONWEALTH  WILL
NEED TO SEEK ANOTHER EXTENSION TO COVER THE INTERVENING   22-MONTHS………



SPORTS
10/24/17

AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT….
LOGAN COUNTY DOWNED RUSSELL COUNTY THREE SETS TO NONE….
AND GREENWOOD DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY BY THE SAME SCORE…THREE SET TO NONE…..


TONIGHT AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..
CLINTON COUNTY PLAYS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN……







REGIONAL BAND
10/23/17

THE KENTUCKY MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION…..CLASS-THREE-“A”….WEST REGIONS QUATERFINALS WERE HELD
SATURDAY AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..
AND THE PATRIOT MARHING BAND  PLACED FOURHT IN A FIELD OF 12…..WHICH ADVANCES THEM ON TO THE   K-M-E-A…CLASS-
THREE-“A”…SEMI-FINALS SATURDAY AT NELSON COUNTY  HIGH SCHOOL….
TAYLOR COUNTY TOOK TOP HONORS….WITH RUSSELL COUNTY SECOND…..AND JOHN HARDIN THRID….
ALSO ADVANCING WERE  WAYNE COUNTY….CALLOWAY COUTY…..PADUCAH TILGHMAN….AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……THE
EIGHT WEST REGION QUALIFYING BANDS WILL JOIN THE EIGHT QUALIFYING BANDS FROM THE EAST REGION IN THE SEMI-
FINALS……

THEN THE TOP FOUR SEMI-BANDS WILL ADVANCE ON TO THE STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS…..SATURDAY NIGHT…..
AT PAPA JOHNS CARDINAL STADIUM……



MEETINGS
10/23/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 AND FISCAL COURT AND ROYAL ARCH AND
COUNCIL ALL MEET TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7….

THURSDAY MORNING AT 8 THE DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS WILL MEET AND THE JAYCEES MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7…….



SPEARS
10/23/17

73 YEAR OLD JAMES G. “JIM”  SPEARS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY ) AT CAL TURNER REHAB & SPECIALTY CARE….
CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) NIGHT AT SIX AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL AT A LATER DATE IN
HICKORY HILL CEMETERY….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO HICKORY HILL CEMETERY
FUND…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA GAINES SPEARS…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AN DKIM OF ADOLPHUS…..A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JODI AND JOHN L. PITCHFORD OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
10/23/17

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM HOSTS PORTLAND-TENNESSEE


THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT AT WARREN EAST HIGH SCOOOL……WITH THE LADY
PATRIOTS NOT SEEING ACTION  UNTIL TOMORROW NIGHT….

TONIGHT’S  MATCHES  FINDS….
LOGAN COUNTY TAKING ON RUSSELL COUNTY…..
AND GREENWOOD BATTLES MONROE COUNTY…..







LAWMAKERS PENSION
10/20/17

SOME OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S RETIRED LAWMAKERS ….RECEIVING PENSION OF OVER  100-THOUSAND DOLLARS AYEAR….
WOULD LOSE MOST OF THAT MONEY IF A PROPOSAL FROM GOVERNOR MATT BEVING BECOMES LAW…..

WHILE SOME OF KENTUCKY’S PENSION FUNDS ARE ALMOST OUT OF FUNDS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S LAWMAKERS ARE PART
OF A SEPARATE SYSTEM THAT IS NEALRY FULLY FUNDED……
IN TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CHANGED THE LAW TO ALLOW LAWMAKERS TO COMBINE THEIR TIME IN
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITH THEIR SALARY AT OTHER PUBLIC JOBS……

BEVIN’S PROPOSAL…...ENDORSED BY THE LEGISLATURES TWO TOP LEADERS….. WOUDL RE-CALCULATE THOSE PENSIONS SO
THEY WOULD BE BASED SOLELY ON THE LAWMAKERS LEGISLATIVE PAY……



JONES
10/20/17

48 YEAR OLD CLIFFORD JONES OF QUINCY, ILLINOIS AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY IN ILLINOIS…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME…VISITATION BEGINS AFER ONE
TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL ARE SUGGESTED TO THE JONES CHILDREN
EDUCATIONAL FUND……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KAREN COSTELLO JONES……A DAUGHTER; KERRIGAN….AND A SON; COLLIN ALL OF
ILLINOIS……HIS MOTHER; DORTHY PEARSON OF BOLWING GREEN…..HIS FATHER AND STEP-MOTHER; JOHN AND JANETTA
JONES….A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND SHARON….AND HIS FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; JOE AND
BENITA COSTELLO ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……..



SPORTS
10/20/17

THE PATRIOTS  ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT….TO WARREN CENTRAL…..

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP….KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50…….WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM……WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……


FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ALMOST 60-YEARS…..THE P-G-A TOURNAMENT  IS BRINGING A REGULAR TOURNAMENT  TO THE
COMMONWEALTH…..

“THE BARBASOL CHAMPIONSHIP”   IS LEAVING ALABAMA….AND WILL BE PLAYED  AT THE KEENE TRACE GOLF CLUB…..JUST
OUTSIDE LOUISVILLE…..JULY 19TH THRU THE 22ND…….







PENSION PLAN
10/18/17

THIS MORNING  IN FRANKFORT…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……SENATE PRESIDENT ROBERT STIVERS…..AND HOUSE SPEAKER
JEFF HOOVER ANNOUNCED PLANS TO FIX KENTUCKY’S AILING PENSION SYSTEM…..
CALLED….KEEPING THE PROMSIE…..BEVIN SAY THE PLAN WILL SAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S  PENSION SYSTEMS WHILE
MEETING OBLIGATIONS TO CURRENT AND RETIRED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AND TEACHERS……
THERE WILL BE NO INCREASE IN THE FULL RETIREMENT AGE FOR THOSE STILL WORKING….CURRENT AND FUTURE
HAZARDOUS  EMPLOYEES….SUCH AS POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS…..WILL ALSO CONTINUE IN THEIR CURRENT
PENSION SYSTEMS……THE PLAN WOULD REQUIRE MOST EXISTING STATE AND LOCAL WORKERS TO CONTRIBUTE  AN EXTRA
THREE-PERCENT OF THEIR SALARY FOR RETIREE HEALTH BENEFITS…..AND FUTURE  TEACHERS  AND NON-HAZARDOUS
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES WILL HAVE TO ENROLL IN DEFINED-CONTRIBUTION ACCOUNTS…...COMMONLY KNOWN AS….FOUR-OH-ONE-
K’s……ALSO….C-E-R-S…..THE SYSTEM THAT COVERS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS WITH K-R-S…. WON’T BE SPUN OFF BY THE
PENSION BILL…..
THE GOVERNOR ALSO SAID HE WILL CALL A SPECIAL SESSION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE…..IF PASSED….THE LAW WOULDN’T GO
INTO EFFECT UNTIL JULY-FIRST OF NEXT YEAR……




PENSION REFORM PLAN
10.18/17

AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN FRANKFORT THIS MORNING…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….SENATE PRESIDENT ROBERT STIVERS…..
AND HOUSE SPEAKER JEFF HOOVER WILL UNVEIL  A COMPEHENSIVE  PLAN TO SAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S AILING  PENSION
SYSTEM…..

CALLED…..KEEPING HE PROMISIE…..BEVIN SAID THERE WILL BE PLENTY OF TIME FOR FOLKS TO LOOK AT THE PLAN BEFORE
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY  VOTES ON IT….
THE GOVERNOR  WILL CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE….BUT HAS NOT SAID WHEN THAT WILL BE…….



RECORD DEGREES
10/18/17

THE KENTUCKY COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  PUBLIC AND INDEPENDENT
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES  AWARDED A RECORD 70-THOUSAND-146 DEGREES  AND CREDENTIALS DURING THE TWENY-16-
17 ACADEMIC YEAR……

THAT’S UP MORE THAN SIX-PERCENT FROM THE PRIOR  YEAR AND IS A NEARLY 35-PERCENT GAIN  10-YEARS AGO……

KENTUCKY HAS SET A GOAL OF HAVING 60-PERCENT  OF IT WORKING-AGE POPULATION  WITH A POSTSECONDARY CREDENTIAL
OR DEGREE   BY TWNEY-20….. IN TWENTY-15…..THE PERCENTAGE WAS  45-PERCENT  IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. COMPARED
TO A NATIONAL AVERAGE OF 53-PERCENT……



KY BUSINESS CLIMATE
10/18/17

A NEW REPORT FROM THE TAX FOUNDATION….. RANKS KENTUCKY’S  BUSINESS CLIMATE  33RD IN THE NATION….

THE BUSINESS TAX CLIMATE INDEX EXAMINES  HOW COMPETITIVE  A STATE’S TAX CODE IS….AND HOW WELL IT ENCOURGES
BUSINESSES  TO LOCATE IN THAT STATE……

ACCORDING TO THE REORIT….THE COMMONWEALTH’S RANKING  IS A LITTLE BELOW AVERAGE  NOT BECAUSE OF THE
CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATE…..BUT BECAUSE OF THING LIKE KENTUCKY HAVING AN INVENTORY TAX…...WHICH IS PLACED ON
INVENTORY HELD IN  THE COMMONWEALTH BY BUSINESSES……



DOLLAR STORE ROBBED
10/18/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN ARMED ROBBERY AT THE DOLLAR STORE…..ON NASHVILLE ROAD…..LAST
NIGHT…..

REPORTEDLY….A BLACK MALE…..WEARING A BLACK HOODY….FLASHED A GUN IN HIS WAISTBAND AND DEMANDED CASH……



WATER REPAIRS
10/18/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT  WILL BE MAKING REPARS ON HIGHWAY 98…. TODAY…..STARTING A DURHAM  SPRINGS
ROAD AND RUNNING TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT  NUMBER  TWO…..

DURING THIS TIME YOU MAY EXPERIENCE  LOW OR NO WATER PRESSURE…..



SPORTS
10/18/17

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH…..THE LADY PATRIOTS SHUT-OUT MONROE
COUNY THREE TO NOTHING  TO TAKE THE TITLE…..
BOTH TEAMS WILL NOW ADVANCE ON TO THE FORUTH REGION TOURNAMENT WHICH BEGINS MONDAY……




ACCORDING TO THE COURIER JOURNAL….FORMER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  MEN’S   BASKSETBALL COACH…RICK PITINO….
HAS FILED A FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST ADIDAS…..ALLEGING COMPANY DELIBERATELY DAMAGED HIS REPUTATION……

ADIDAS TERMINATED ITS PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH PITINO  MONDAY…. FOLLOWING HIS DISMISSAL BY THE
LOUISVILLE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION….

AN F-B-I COMPLAINT  ACCUSES ADIDAS OF ATTEMPTING TO FUNNEL MONEY  TO THE FAMILIES OF TWO LOUISVILLE RECRUITS IN
RETURN FOR THEM TO ATTEND THE LOUISVILLE…….SIGN WITH ADIDAS…….AND HIRE CERTAIN ADVISORE WHEN THEY TURNED
PRO…..

IN HIS SUIT…..PITINO CONTENDS HE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH…..AND NO KNOWLEDGE….. OF THE ADIDAS CONSPIRACY……







SCHOOL BOARD
10/17/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR MEETING LAST NIGHT .AT THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER…..
DIRECTOR OF PUPIL PERSONNEL….GARY DEWITT….INFORMED THE BOARD THAT ATTENDANCE FOR THE SECOND MONTH OF
THE YEAR WAS 94-POINT-66 PERCENT… WHICH WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM  95-POINT-ZERO-SEVEN PERCENT FOR THE
SECOND MONTH LAST YEAR…..
SUPERINTENDENT RANDALL JACKSON TALKED WITH THE BOARD ABOUT TWO NEW MEDICAL PROGRAMS COMING TO THE
DISTRICT…..INCLUDING THE “TELE-MEDICINE” PROGRAM WITH THE VANBERBILT MEDICAL CENTER’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL……

AND THE BOARD APPROVED NON-RESIDENT CONTRACTS……FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR  WITH
BARREN…MONROE…SIMPSON…AND WARREN COUNTIES AND THE BOWLING GREEN AND GLASGOW INDEPENDENT
DISTRICTS……



ELECTION EXAMS
10/17/17

PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICE OF CIRCUIT COURT CLERK IN NEXT YEAR’S ELECTION….MUST REGISTER FOR THE
QUALIFYING EXAM…..BETWEEN  NOW AND NOVEMBER EIGHTH……
THE EXAM WILL BE GIVEN DECEMBER SECOND IN LEXINGTON….AND THIS WILL BE THE ONLY DATE AND LOCATION FOR THE
EXAM…...ANYONE WANTING TO RUN FOR CIRCUIT CLERK MUST SCORE AT LEAST  70-PERCENT ON THE EXAM……

AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE WILL HOLD  THE EXAM FOR THOSE SEEKING TO RUN FOR PROPERTY EVALUATION
ADMINISTRATOR  NOVEMBER 17TH IN LOUISVILLE….
STATE LAW REQUIRES ANYONE WANTING TO  APPEAR ON THE BALLOT AS A P-V-A CANDIDATE  TO HOLD  A CERTIFICATE ISSUED
BY THE REVENUE DEPARTMENT……



ESCAPEE
10/17/17

THE COLUMBIA POST OF THE STATE POLICE IS SEEKING HELP IN LOCATING  A MISSING   INMATE….25 YEAR OLD SHAWN
COCHRAN OF LOUSIVILLE WAS BEING TRANSPORTED  FROM  THE GREEN COUNTY TO THE TAYLOR COUNTY JAIL L WHEN HE
ESCAPED FROM THE GREEN COUNTY TRANSPORTAION OFFICER…..AROUND THE CAMPBELLSVILLE/TAYLOR COUNTY WATER
COMPANY LAST NIGHT……

TAYLOR IS A WHITE MALE…FIVE-FEET-10-INCHES TALL….HE WEIGHS 200 POUNDS AND HIS HAZEL EYES AND BROWN HAIR….
WHEN LAST SEEN HE WAS WEARING  ORANGE PANTS…..A GRAY SHIRT….ONE SHOE…AND WAS HANDCUFFED  WITH HIS HANDS
IN FRONT OF HIS BODY…..

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF SHAWN  COCHRAN IS ASKED TO CALL NINE-ONE-ONE….OF STATE  
POLICE AT 800-TWO-TWO-TWO-55-55……



BRIDGEMAN
10/17/17

87 YEAR OLD ADA GUSTAVA CHERRY BRIDGEMEN DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER  AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DAVID AND DEBBY CHERRY OF BOWLING GREEN AND DANNY AND
VENA BRIDGEMAN AND DONNIE AND ANGIE BRIDGEMAN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/17/17

THE LADY PATRIOTS BATTLE MONROE COUNTY IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH AT THE 15TH DISRICT VOLLEYBALL
TOURNAMENT…….


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY COLORADO……


THE LOUISVILLE  ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION  OFFICIALY FIRED COACH RICK PITINO YESTERDAY….THREE WEEKS  ATER THE
UNIVERSITY THAT THE MEN’S BASKETBALL PROGRAM IS BEING INVESTIGATED AS PART OF A FEDERAL CORRUPTION PROBE……

OCTOBER SECOND…..THE ASSOCIATION AUTHORIZED UNIVERSITY  INTERIM PRESIDENT GREG POSTEL TO BEGIN THE FIRING
PROCESS OF PITINO……AFTER POSTEL PLACED HIM ON UNPAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE SEPTEMBER 27TH……

PITINO ISN’T NAMED IN COURT DOCUMENTS…..BUT POSTEL SAID IN A DISCIPLINARY LERRER THAT THE ALLEGATIONS VIOLATED
HIS CONTRACT……







BUDGET  SHORT FALL
10/16/17

KENTUCKY TAX PAYERS  CAN EXPECT  A BUDGET SHORTFALL OF MORE THAN 155-MILLION DOLLARS…..AFTER A PANEL  OF
STATE ECONOMISTS HAVE REVISED THE COMMONWEALTH’S  OFFICIAL REVENUE FORECAST……

IN AUGUST…..THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP….ISSUED A PRELIMINARY ESTIMATED SHORTFALL  OF JUST OVER  206-
MILLION DOLLARS……WHICH PROMPTED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN TO ASK FOR BUDGET CUTS OF 17-POINT-FOUR PERCENT
FROM MOST STATE AGENCIES……

THE GOVERNOR CAN’T ORDER BUDGET CUTS UNLESS THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE IS CHANGED…..SO STATE
ECONOMISTS WERE EXPECTED TO DO THAT IN DECEMBER….BUT THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION ASKED THAT BE DONE NOW SO
THEY COULD GET AN EARLY START ON CUTS…..

AND THE PANEL PREDICTED  A SMALLER DEFICIT BECAUSE THE COMMONWEALTH COLLECTED MORE TAX MONEY THAT IT HAD
EXPECTED IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS…..



FLU SEASON
10/16/17

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE LOOKING FOR A TOUGH FLU SEASON IN KENTUCKY THIS WINTER…..

STATE EPIDEMIOLOGIST….DR. JONATHAN BALLARD….SAYS BECAUSE OF HOW THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE WAS AFFECTED  BY
THE FLU…..IS A GOOD INDICATION OF HOW IT COULD HIT THE UNITED STATES…..AS AUSTRALIA  HAD THREE TIME THE  NUMBER
OF FLU CASES  AND THREE TIMES THE NUMBER OF DEATHS DUE TO THE FLU…..

SO FAR…..THERE HAVE BEEN THREE CONFIRMED CASES OF THE FLU IN THE COMMONWEALTH…….



DROWNING-BARREN RIVER
10/16/17

EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING…..EMERGENCY PERSONEL RESPONDED TO  “BOAT RAMP ROAD” IN AUSTIN  WHERE A VEHICLE  
WAS  FULLY SUBMERGED IN ABOUT 10-FEET OF WATER….

A MAN AND A WOMAN WERE IN THE TRUCK….WHEN IT WAS NEAR THE WATER ON THE BOAT RAMP…..AND FOR SOME UNKNOW
REASON IT WENT INTO THE WATER…..

THE FEMALE WAS ABLE TO ESCAPE……HOWEVER…..THE  MAN DID NOT…….AND HE’S BEEN IDENTIFIED BY THE BARREN
COUNTY CORNER’S OFFICE AS  49 YEAR OLD RICHARD DAVID CROSS OF GLASGOW…….
THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE INCIDENT CONTINUES…….



MEETINGS
10/16/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HISTORICAL BOTH MEET  TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND
GRAHAM LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7……

THURSDAY  AFTERNOON AT FOUR THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZEHEIMER’S SUPPORT  GROUP  MEETS AND THE
HALFRY/DALTON  V-F-W  MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6…….



SPORTS
10/16/17

THE PATROT JUNIOR VARITHY FOOTBALL GOES TO  OLD MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TO PLAY THE FALCONS….

AND THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT GLASGOW HIGH SCHOOL……
AS THE LADY PATROTS TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……
THEN MONROE COUNTY GOES AGAINST GLASGOW…….


IN MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL….
THE TITANS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE COLTS……







CREDIT BILL
10/13/17

A BILL HAS BEEN PRE-FILED FOR THE TWENTY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY….THAT WOULD STRENGTHEN PROTECTIONS FOR
KENTUCKIANS  AFFECTED BY A  DATA BREACH…..

THE MASSIVE EQUIFAX BREACH…..HAS AFFECTED OVER 145-MILION AMERICANS…. AND APPROXIMATELY  40-PERCENT OF
KENTUCKY FAMILIES….

THE BILL WOULD AMEND CURRENT STATE LAW TO REQUIRE COMPANIES RRESPONSIBLE FOR A DATA BREACH TO PROVIDE
IMPACTED KENTUCKIANS ACCESS TO A FREE CREDIT FREEZE…..THREE FREE CCREDIT REPORTS EACH YEAR FROM EACH OF
THE MAJOR CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES….AND FIVE YEARS OF CREDIT MONITORING…..

THE LEGISLATON WOUILD ALSO REQUIRE ALL CREDIT REPORTS BE INCRYPTED…. MAKING  IT MORE DIFFICULT FOR HACKERS
TO STEAL PERSONAL AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION……




GRAVE LINE TOUR
10/13/17

THE GRAVE LINE TOUR….A GUIDED HISTORIC LANTERN TOUR OF SCOTTSVILLE’S OLD CITY CEMETERY…..BEGINS TONIGHT…..
THE GRAVE LINE TOUR IS SPONSORED BY THE HISTORICSL SOCIETY  IN ASSOCIATION WITH  THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC
LIBRARY……



HOOD
10/13/17

76 YEAR OLD WILLIAM LEE HOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT SCOTTSVILLE MANOR…..AND THERE WILL BE
NO VISITATION OR SERVICE AT THIS TIME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; VICKIE AND GENE TURNER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN
AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/13/17

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO WARREN EAST HIGH SCHOOL……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE……STARTING AT SIX-30…….



THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM WILL PRACTICE AT 11-30 TOMORROW MORNING AT THE SOCCER FIELD BEHIND THE
INTERMEDIATE CENTER….

THE EIGHTH GRADERS WILL BE RECONGIZED AND IT’S ASKED THAT YOU BRING CHAIRS…….







BUSINESS APPRECIATION
10/11/17

A GOOD CROWD WAS ON HAND….LAST NIGHT…..FOR THE ANNUAL BUSINESS APPRECIAITON DINNER……

IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE…..THE  “I-D-A”  BOARD HAD ASSETS OF 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..WHICH  HAVE NOW GROWN TO
THREE-POINT-FIVE MILLON……



GENERAL FUND UP
10/11/17

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN  CHILTON REPORTED  YESTERDAY THAT THE COMMONWEALTH’S GENERAL FUND  RECEIPTS  
ROSE FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER WHEN COMPARED TO LAST SEMPTMBER….

TOTAL GENERAL FUND REVENUES  GREW  BY 40-POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS IN SEPTEMBER  AS SALES AND GROSS
RECEIPTS….NATURAL RESOURCES….AND INCOME TAXES ALL POSTED GAINS…..WHILE LICENSE AND PRIVILEGE…..
PROPERTY…..AND MISCELLANEOUS TAXES ALL POSTED DECLINES…..

THE OFFICIAL GENERAL FUND REVENUE ESTIMATE FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR…...WHICH ENDS JUNE 30TH……CALLS FOR
REVENUE TO GROW THREE-POINT- EIGHT PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR…..AND BASED ON SEPTEMBER’S RESULTS…. GENERAL
FUND REVENUES NEED TO INCREASE  FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FISCAL YEAR TO MEET THE
OFFICIAL ESTIMATE……



OWENSBORO MAN DROWNS
10/11/17

TWO MEN…..INCLUDING A DAVIESS COUNTY  MAN….HAVE DROWN NEAR GULF SHORES WHILE TRYING  TO SAVE  A 12-YEAR OLD
WHO WAS STRUGGLING IN THE SURF….

THE COAST GUARD  IDENTIFIED  THE VICTIMS AS  47 YEAR OLD STEVEN WAHLER OF OWENSBORO  AND 21 YEAR OLD BRADLEY
MURPHY OF ELBERTA, CANADA….

THE CHILD MADE IT SAFELY OUT…….



SPORTS
10/11/17

THE ANNUAL SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC…..TO BE PLAYED DECEMBER 28TH THRU THE 30TH AT ALLEN
COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…. WILL FEATURE EIGHT GIRLS TEAMS AND SIX BOYS TEAMS….

THE GIRL’S TOURNAMENT WILL HAVE…UPPERMAN HIGH SCHOOL FROM BAXTER, TENNESSEE…..BOWLING GREEN…..SIMON
KENTON….MADISONVILLE-NORTH HOPKINS….APOLLO….WARREN EAST….LECANTO, FLORIDA….AND THE LADY PATRIOTS…..

AND THE BOY’S TOURNAMENT  WILL FEATURE…….GREENWOOD…..RUSSELLVILLE…. WARREN EAST…..LECANTO, FLORIDA….
TODD COUNTY CENTRAL AND THE PATRIOTS……







WKU INVESTOR RATING
10/09/17

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM  MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE….WESTERN KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY  WILL CONTINE TO
HAVE AN…..A-TWO……UNDERLYING RATING AND STABLE OUTLOOK FROM MOODY’S……AS THEY HAVE RELEASED ITS RATING
UPDATE ON THE RATED OUTSTANDING GENERAL RECEIPTS BONDS FOR WESTERN…….

THE REPORT IS THE CONCLUSION OF REVIEWS FOR POTENTIAL  RATING DOWNGRADES OF EIGHT KENTUCKY PUBLIC
UNIVERSITIES AND ONE FOUNDATION…. FOLLOWING A DOWNGRADE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ISSUER RATING ON JULY 20TH
OF THIS YEAR……



QUIT LINE
10/09/17

KENTUCKY’S…TOBACCO QUIT LINE….IS TAKING CENTER STATE  IN A NEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN THAT ENCOURAGES PEOPLE
TO STOP USING TOBACCO PRODUCTS…..AS THE ADS ARE DESIGNED TO LEAD RESIDENTS TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S  FREE
TOBACCO COUNSELING SERVICE AT…. 800-QUIT-NOW……

MORE THAN EIGHT-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS DIE EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF TOBACCO-RELATED DISEASE…..WITH 85-PERCENT
BEING LUNG CANCER CAUSED BY CIGARETT SMOKING…..AS THE COMMONWEALTH LEADS THE NATIONA  IN LUNG CANCER
DEATHS……

ANNUAL MEDICAID AND MEDICARE COSTS EXCEED AND ESTIMATED  ONE-POINT-TWO BILLION DOLLARS FOR TREATMENT OF
KENTUCKIANS SUFFERING SMOKING-RELATED DISEASES AND CONDITIONS…..WHICH EQUALS  300-DOLLARS FOR EACH OF THE
FOUR-MILLION PEOPLE LIVING IN THE COMMONWEALTH……



INDIGENOUS  PEOPLES DAY
10/09/17

THE CITY OF STANFORD IS CELEBRATING ITS FIRST  “INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY”…. TODAY…..AT THE LINCOLN COUNTY
COURTHOUSE….

THE INITIATIVE IS AIMED A BRINGIN PERSPECTIVE AND BALANCE TO COLUMBUS DAY BY HIGHLIGHTING AMERICAN INDIAN
HISTORY AND CULTURE….

THE PROGRAM WILL FEATURE SPEAKERS AND MUSIC BY NATIVE AMERICAN WHO LIVE IN THE REGION…..



MEETING CALENDAR
10/09/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH
MEET AT 7…..

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW MORNING AT 9  AND THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER AND HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED
COUNCILS BOTH MEET TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4….

THURSDAY NIGHT  AT  6-30 THE LIONS CLUB MEETS AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7……



COLUMBUS DAY CLOSINGS
10/09/17

THERE ARE SOME  CLOSINGS FOR THE COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY TODAY…..

FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE  ARE  CLOSED AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERT……
AND SOME FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS  ARE  CLOSED……



SPORTS
10/09/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLYBALL TEAM GOES TO BUTLER COUNTY…..

AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY  FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..







VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS
10/06/17

KENTUCKY OFFICIALS SAY  BEGINNING NEXT MONTH….THEY PLAN TO HALT 16-THOUSAND DRIVERS FROM RENEWING THEIR
VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS FOR REPEATEDLY FAILING TO PAY OHIO RIVER BRIDGE TOLLS……

TOLLS BEGAN DECEMBER  30TH  ON THREE BRIDGES CONNECTING LOUISVILLE WITH SOUTHERN INDIANA…… RIVER-LINK….AN
ALL-ELECTRONIC TOLL NETWORK….. USES CAMERAS TO CAPTURE DRIVERS’ LICENSE PLATES AND SEND BILLS……

SINCE  TOLLING BEGAN…..50-MILLION DOLLARS HAVE BEEN COLLECTED…..AS DAILY TRAFFIC LAST MONTH WAS OVER 80-
THOUSAND VEHICLES  ADAY……



FITNESS CENTERS SUED
10/06/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHER IS TAKING TWO FITNESS CENTERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  TO COURT….

BESHEAR SAYS   AMERICAN HEALTH CENTER IN  GRAYSON  AND FITNESS WORLD IN RACELAND   IN  FAILED TO REGISTER WITH
HIS OFFICE AND ALSO FAILED TO POST A CASH BOND THAT PROTECTS MEMBERS SHOULD A CENTER GO OUT OF BUSINESS……

LAST YEAR…..SIMIAL ACTIONS WERE TAKNE AGAINST FITNESS CENTER IN FRANKFORT…..HODGENVILLE…..LOUISVILLE……AND
VERSAILLES….THOSE CASES RESULTED IN  FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLARS RETURNED TO THE COMMONWEALTH…..A NINE-
THOUSAND DEFAULT JUDGEMENT…..AND ONE COMPANY AGREED NOT TO OPERATE  A FITNESS CENTER IN KENTUCKY  FOR 10-
YEARS……..



SHUTZ
10/06/17

76 YEAR OLD HANNELORE THOMAS SHUTZ DIED WEDNESDAY AT DIVERSICARE OF GLASGOW….A MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE
HELD AT A LTER DATE…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS; DEANNA GREG OF AUBURN AND ASHLEY SHUTZ OF SCOTTSVILLE….A STEP-GAUGHER;
LAURALLEN SHUTZ AND ALVIN SHUTZ….SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



HOLZMAN
10/06/17

70 YEAR OLD JAMES ALLNE HOLZMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN……THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICES AT THIS TIME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DONNA HOLZMAN…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JAMES OF CALIFORNIA, BRIAN AND
KARYN OF WISCONSIN AND STEVEN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER; VALERIE HOLZMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..11
GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE…..



WADE
10/06/17

76 YEAROLD BETTY LAW WADE OF THE MIDWAY COMMUNITY DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….. AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL…..THE SIDS FOUNDATION….OR GALILEAN
HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; CHARLES WADE…..A DAUGHTER; JERRI LEE PARKER OF THE MIDWAY COMUNITY…..A
BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BROWNIE AND MARY LOUISE LAW OF LOUISVILLE…..AND A SISTER; SHIRLEY FLEMING OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDRN AN A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



WILLOUGHBY
10/06/17

83 YEAR OLD CHARLES GLEN WILLOUGHY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE……FUNERAL  SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; NANCY WILLOUGHBY ……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; GWEN AND LEE PARRISH…..AND TWO
BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; CARREL AND RANDALL AND BETTY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-
IN-LAW; ANN AND SAMMY ISENBERG OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ANITA WEST OF WEST VIRGINIA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/06/17

IN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL……

CAVERNA GOES TO BETHLEHEM…..
AND RUSSELL COUNTY IS ON THE ROAD TO ROCKCASTLE COUNTY……







BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS
10/05/17

THE  U-S  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HAS NAMED NINE SCHOOLS IN THE COMMONWEALTH AS…..TWENTY-17  NATIONAL BLUE
RIBBON SCHOOLS….

342 SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE RECEIVED THE AWARD….AND ONE OF THE NINE SCHOOLS HONORED IN KENTUCKY   IS  RICH POND
ELEMENTARY  SCHOOL IN BOWLING GREEN……

THE PROGRAM THAT BEGAN IN 1982……RECOGNIZES PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ELEMENTARY…..MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS THAT
ARE EITHER HIGH-PERFORMING OR HAVE RAISED STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT TO HIGH LEVELS….

THIS YEAR’S HONOREES  WILL BE ACKNOWLED AT A CEREMONY…..NEXT MONTH….IN WASHINGTON  D-C…….



LABOR CABINET
10/05/17

LAST MONTH…..THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET CONDUCT 19  FREE….ON-SITE VISITS  OR CONSUSTATIVE SURVEYS…..FOR
EMPLOYEERS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..
AND AS A RESUTL OF THE SURVEYS …..EMPLOYERS CORRECTED  65-SERIOUS VIOLATIONS   THAT COULD HAVE AFFECTED  492-
EMPOYEES   AND RESULTED IN ENFORCEMENT PENALITIES OF UP TO 455-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

ALSO IN SEPTEMBER…..THE LABOR CABINET RECOUPED  100-THOUSAND                 395-DOLLARS IN UNPAID WAGES FOR
KENTUCKY WORKERS….



ACCIDENT-HART
10/05/17

A THREE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON I-65….NEAR THE 72 MILE MARKER  YESTERDAY…. INJURED FOUR PERSONS….

STATE POLCIE SAY   20 YEAR OLD TIA SMITH OF TENNESSEE WAS NORTHBOUND IN A TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT MITSUBISHI…..
WHEN SHE STRUCK A TWO-THOUSAND-TWO   P-T CRUSIER OPERATED  BY 35 YEAR OLD PATRICIA  KIMBLE OF FOUNTIAN RUN IN
THE REAT….THE KIMBLE VEHICLE THEN CROSSED THREE LANES OF TRAFIC AND STRUCK THE GUARDRAIL….BEFORE RE-
ENTERINT THE ROADWAY….WHERE IS WAS HIT BY A TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN FREIGHTLINER DRIVEN BY  69 YEAR OLD RICH
GLEAVES OF TENNESEE……

EVERYONE WAS WEARING SEATBELTS…AND THREE JUVENILE PASSENGERS  IN THE  KIMBLE  VEHICLE WERE TRANSPORTED  
TO HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL  AND NORTON’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL…AND PATRICA  KIMBLE WAS TAKEN TO UNIVERSITY OF
LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL……



SPORTS
10/05/17

THIS WEEK’S  “A-P”…..CLASS FOUR “A”…FOOTBALL RANKINGS  STILL FIND JOHNSON CENTRAL NUMBER ONE…AND WAYNE
COUNTY SECOND…..

FRANKLIN/SIMPSON MOVES UP TO FIFTH….. LOGAN COUNTY JUMPS TO SIXTH…..

AND THE PATRIOTS ALSO RECEIVED VOTES……


IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE…..

AND THE PREDATORS OPEN THEIR SEASON AS THEY GO TO BOSTON…..







SECURITY GRANTS
10/04/17

THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY HAS ANNOUNCED  THE AWARDING OF ALMOST THREE-MILLION
DOLLARS……IN 114 GRANTS…..ACROSS 77 COUNTIES….FOR THE TWENTY-17 HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM TO
PURCHASE LAW ENFORCEMENT…..FIRE…..AND EMERGENCY SERVICES EQUIPMENT…..

ALLEN FISCAL COURT WILL BE RECEIVING  88-THOUSAND-500 DOLLARS FOR THE PURCHASE OF  INFRASTRUTUCTURE
EQUIPMENT…..

A TOTAL OF 259 APPLICATIONS……REQUESTING 13-MILLION DOLLARS IN GRANTS WERE RECEOVED…….



FROEGE EXPANDING
10/04/17

FROEDGE MACHINE AND SUPPLY COMPANY….WHICH PROVIDES REPAIR SERVICES TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES…..WILL INVEST  680-
THOUSAND DOLLARS   FOR A NEW         63-HUNDRED  SQUARE FOOT FACILITY IN GLASGOW…THAT WILL  CREATE  12 FULL-TIME
JOBS….

FROEDGE…..WHICH WAS ESTABLISED IN 1962…… WILL MAINTAIN ITS HEADQUARTERS SHOP IN TOMPKINSVILLE……….



REF FILES SUIT
10/04/17

A COLLEGE BASKETBALL OFFICIAL…..HAS FILED A FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST A KENTUCKY MEDIA COMPANY….FOR HELPING
INCITE DEATH THREATS AGAINST HIM AND HIS FAMILY….AND THE POSTING OF DEFAMATORY MESSAGES ON SOCIAL MEIDA THAT
DISTUPTED HIS ROOFING BUSINESS IN OMAHA….

JOHN HIGGINS CLAIMS  THE HARASSMENT CAME AFTER HE AND OTHER OFFICIALS WERE CRITIZED BY  U-K COACH JOHN
CALIPARI  AND MEDIA MEMBERS FOLLOWING KENTUCKY’S LOSS TO EVENTUAL CHAMPION  NORTH CAROLINA IN A REGIONAL
FINAL GAME……



FALL FOLIAGE
10/04/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF TOURISM  AND THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS   HAS LAUNCHED  THE  32ND YEAR
OF THE…..COLORFALL PROGRAM…..THAT HIGHLIGHTS PEAK FOLIAGE VIEWING AREAS AND FALL EVENTS ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH…..

ON THE COLORFALL WEBSITE….AT KENTUCKY-TOURISM-DOT-COM-FORWQRD SLASH-SEASONS….THERE  A STATE MAP WHERE
FALL COLORS CAN BE VIEWED BY REGION…..AND THERE ARE ALSO “BLOG POSTS”  THAT  PROVIDE REPORTS ON STAGES OF
LEFT CHANGES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

KENTUCKIANS AND VISITORS  ARE ALSO ENCOURAGED TO USE THE HASHTAG…..K-Y-COLOR-FALL…..TO UPLOAD
PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FALL FOLIAGE  IN THE COMMONWEALTH……



SPORTS
10/04/17

AT THE BOY’S STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT…

OWEN STAMPER  SHOT  A THREE OVER PAR  75 YESTERDAY……IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE BOYS STATE GOLF
TOURNAMENT…..FINISHING IN 27TH INDIVIDUALLY…..

STAMPER IS ONE OF 77 GOLFERS THAT MADE THE CUT…..AND  WILL ADVANCE ON TO THE SECOND ROUND TODAY……



THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HAS NAMED VINCE TYRA  AS ACTING ATHLETIC DIRECTOR…..WHILE TOM JURICH REMAINS ON
PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE….

TYRA….A LOUISVILLE NATIVE…..IS THE SON OF FORMER CARDINAL BASKETBALL PLAYER  CHARLIE TYRA…..
HE GRADUATED FROM U-K…..WHRE HE WAS A MEMBER AND TWO-YEAR CAPTAIN OF THE BASEBALL TEAM……..







FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
10/02/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DIRECTED BOTH AMERICAN AND STATE FLAGS….AT ALL STATE BUILDINGS….BE LOWERED TO HALF-
STAFF THRU FRIDAY AT SUNSET TO REMEMBER THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE LAS VEGAS MASSACURE…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSESS…. ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO
JOIN IN THIS TRIBUTE TO HONOR THE VICTIMS AND FAMILIES OF THE LAS VEGAS SHOOTING…..




FALL FOREST FIRE
10/03/17

THE FALL FOREST FIRE SEASON BEGAN  OCTOBER FIRST AND RUNS THRU DECEMBER 15TH…..DURING THIS TIME….IT IS
AGAINST THE LAW TO DO ANY OPEN BURING  WITHIN 150-FEET OF ANY WOODLAND OR BRUSHLAND   BETWEEN SIX IN THE
MORNING AND  SIX AT NIGHT…..

THERE ARE ABOUT 15-HUNDRED WILDFIRES IN THE COMMONWEALTH EACH YEAR….AND LAST FALL…..420 FIRES BURNED
ABOUT 52-THOUSAND ACRES….WITH MOST OF THOSE BEING IN NOVEMBER…..

LAST FIRE SEASON…..70 INDIVIDUALS WERE GIVEN CITATIONS FOR ILLEGAL BURNING…..AND 14 WERE ARRESTED AND
CHARGED WITH SETTING FIRES…..



WORK READY COMMUNITIES
10/02/17

KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT CABINET SECRETARY  HAL HEINER….HAS ANNOUNCED THAT   
JESSAMINE  COUNTY HAS  BEEN CERTIFIED AS A “WORK READY COMMUNITY”……AND BATH COUNTY HAS HAS BEEN CERTIFIED
AS A “WORK READY COMMUNITY IN PROGRESS”…..

THE “WORK READY CERTIFICATION”…..ASSURES EMPLOYERS  THAT A LOCAL WORK FORCE HAS THE TALENT AND SKILLS
NECESSARY TO STAFF EXISTING JOBS…..AND TO MASTER THE INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES NEW JOBS WILL REQUIRE…..

SINCE THE “WORK READY PROGRAM” BEGAN IN FEBRUARY OF TWENTY-12….38 COUNNTIES INCLUDING  ADAIR…..NELSON….
WARREN….AND WASHINGTON  HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS “ WORK READY COMMUNITIES”…..



GAUDY
10/03/17

89 YEAR OLD GRACE STONE GAUDY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT WESTMORELAND CARE AND REHAB…..MEMORIAL
SERVIES WILL BE HELD LATER IN FLORIDA….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; BRAD GENS OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; SUE AND TIM EVANS OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND DEBORAH AND WILLIAM SCHMITZ OF NEW YORK…….FIVE GRANDCHILDRE AND NINE GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/03/17

THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE ATHLETIC BOARD HAS AUTHORIZED INTERIM PRESIDENT GREG POSTEL TO PROCEED WITH
THE FIRING OF MEN’S BASKETBALL COACN RICK PITINO……IN THE WAKE OF THE FEDERAL BRIBERTY INVESTIGATION INVOLVING
THE PROGRAM……

PITINO  WAS PLACED ON UNPAID ADMINISTRATIVE LAST WEEK…..AND EVEN THOUGH HE’S NOT NAMED IN COURT
DOCUMENTS…..POSTEL SAYS THE ALLGATIONS VIOLATED HIS CONTRACT   AND PROVIDED JUST CAUSE TO BE PLACED ON
UNPAID LEAVE…..

MEANTIME….PITINO  HAS SENT A BREACH-OF-CONTRACT NOTICE TO LOUISVILLE….. AT STAKE IS THE  44-MILLION DOLLARS
REMAINING  ON HIS CONTRACT…..






TAXES
10/02/17

ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAXES WENT INTO THE MAIL SATURDAY AND ARE NOW PAYABLE…..

TAXES PAID BY NOVEMBER FIRST RECEIVE A TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT….
THE FACE AMOUNT OF THE BILL WILL BE DUE NOVEMBER SECOND THRU JANUARY SECOND….
JANUARY THIRD THRU  JANUARY  31ST  A FIVE-PERCENT PENALITY WILL BE ADDED….
AND FEBAURY FIRST THRU  APRIL  16TH THE PENALITY  GOES TO 21-PERCENT…..
THEN ON APRIL 16TH AT FOUR-30….ALL UNPAID TAX BILLS WILL BE TURNED OVER TO THE COUNTY CLERK…….

IF YOU DON’T RECEIVE YOUR TAX BILL IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS….BE SURE AND CONTACT THE SHERIFF’S   OFFICE…….



DOUBLE FATAL-WARREN
10/02/17

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO ASSIST THE ALLENCCOUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  WITH A   PURSUIT….WHICH HAD BEGUN
IN TENNESSEE….AND WAS INITIATED BY THE WESTMORELAND POLICE  DEPARTMENT…..
WESTMORELAND OFFICERS HAD ATTEMPED TO STOP THE VEHICLE FOR SPEEDING AND RECKLESS DRIVING……
THE PURSUIT LED ALLEN COUNTY DEPUTIES ONTO SMITHS GROVES ROAD…. CROSING INTO WARREN COUNTY ON SMITHS
GROVE ROAD….AND REACHING SPEED OVER   100 MILES-PER-HOUR……
ONCE THE PURSUIT NEARED THE SMITHS GROVE CITY LIMITS….ALLEN COUNTY DEPUTIES TERMINATED THE PURSUIT….AND
MINUTES LATER THE VEHICLE CRASHED   NEAR THE 68/80 INTER-SECTION WHERE THREE OCCUPANTS  WERE EJECTED….

THERE WERE A TOTAL OF FIVE OCCUPANTS IN THE VEHICLE….TWO DIED AT THE SCENE AND THE OTHER THREE WERE FLOWN
TO HOSPITLAS IN TENENSSEE…..
THE NAMES OF THOSE INVOLVED HAVEN’T BEEN RELEASED  AT THIS TIME……



TVA RATE INCREASE
10/02/17

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY  HAS INCLUDED  A ONE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT RATE IN ITS  10-POINT-FOUR BILLION
DOLLAR BUDGET  THAT TOOK EFFECT YESTERDAY….

T-V-A SAY THE RATE INCREASE IS MODEST AND  FALLS  BELOW THE RATE OF INFLATION…...AMOUNTING TO A   ONE-DOLLAR-AND-
50 CENT MORE MONTHLY FOR THE AVERAGE RESIDENT USING ONE-THOUSAND KILOWATT-HOURS PER MONTH……

T-V-A SERVES MORE THAN NINE-MILLION PEOPLE  IN PARTS OF SEVEN STATES INCLUDING   KENTUCKY  AND TENNESSEE……..



CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
10/02/17

A CONSTRUCITON PROJECT WILL TEMPORARILY  CLOSE  KENTUCKY FIVE-26….AT THE INTER-SECTION WITH   KENTUCKY 13-20  
IN WARREN COUNTY…TODAY THRU SATURDAY…...FOR THE CONSTRUCTION  OF A ROUNDABOUT…..

THE DETOUR WILL UTILIZE KENTUCKY NINE-57 AND KENTUCKY SEVEN-43……



NEW BAND  FACILITY
10/02/17

“MY VISUAL PACKAGE…..A START-UP MANUFACTURER OF CUSTOM  UNIFORMS…. FLAGS…..AND ACCESSORIES FOR MARCHING
BANDS  HAS ANNOUNCED  IT  WILL LOCATED A DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING CENTER  IN GLASGOW….
THE 15-THOUAND SQUARE  FOOT FACILITY  WILL BE LOCATED  ON GRANDFVIEW AVENUE….

FOUNDED IN TWENTY-17…..THE COMPANY  WILL FOCUS ON PROVIDING PRODUCTS FOR MARCHING BANDS AND WINTER  
GUARDS……



MEETINGS
10/02/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE LEAGUE OF ARTIST AND  CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT 6:30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE CLUB BOTH MEET AT
7…..

SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON  AT ONE AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS  AT 5…..

THURSDAY AFTERNOON  AT 5 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE DIABETES EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUP  MEETS
AND THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP AND JUNIOR JAYCEES BOTH MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



SPORTS
10/02/17

DAVID PADGETT….A MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL STAFF  FOR THE LAST  THREE YEARS….AND A
FORGER THREE-YEAR STARTER FOR THE CARDINALS…….HAS BEEN NAMED ACTING MEN’S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH…..

PADGETT BECOMES JUST THE THIRD HEAD COACH FOR THE CARDINALS IN THE LAST  46-YEARS….FOLLOWING  RICK  PITINO
AND DENNY CRUM……







MORE STUDENTS GRADUATE
09/29/17

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION…..MORES  STUDENTS ARE GRADUATING
FROM HIGH SCHOOL AND EARNING QUALIFYING SCORES ON ADVANCED PLACEMENT TESTS…..

OVERALL….ACHIEVEMENT INCREASED SLIGHTLY FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS…..BUT WAS DOWN
SLIGHTLY  FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS……

THE COMMOWEALTH’S  FOUR-YEAR GRADUATION RATE ROSE TO  89-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT  FROM  88-POINT-SIX  PERCENT
LAST YEAR…..
NEARLY 52-THOUSAND STUDENTS TOOK   “A-P TESTs”….WITH  NEARLY 26-THOUSAND EARNING QUALIFYING SCORES…..
AND THE  OVERALL COMPOSITE  “A-C-T” SCORE FOR KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS ROSE FROM  19-POINT-TWO PERCENT   
TO 19-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…..



FREE CAVE TOURS
09/29/17

IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY TOMORROW…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE OFFERING   FREE
MAMMOTH CAVE DISCOVERY TOURS…..

THE FREE TOURSS WILL BE OPEN FROM 10 TO TWO….AND PARTICIPATES NEED TO PICK UP THEIR TICKET IN THE VISITORS
CENTER BEFORE GOING ON THE TOUR….

THE 30-MINUTE…..THREE-QUARTER MILE ROUND TRIP…REQUIRES A WALK  DOWN AND UP THE STEEP HILL BELOW THE
VISITORS CENTER…...AS-WELL-AS 160 STEPS…..



ABORTION RULING TO BE APPEALED
09/29/17

A FEDERAL JUDGE RULED WEDNESDAY  THAT KENTUCKY’S  ABORTION LAW VIOLATES THE FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF
PHYSICIANS…...AND  A SPOKESPERSON FOR   GOVEROR  MATT BEVIN SAYS THE RULING WILL BE APPEALED….

THE LAW REQUIRES DOCTORS CONDUCT AN ULTRASOUND EXAM BEFORE AN ABORTION…..AND THEN TRY TO SHOW FETAL
IMAGES  AS-WELL-AS   LAY THE FETAL HEARTBEAT TO THE PATIENT……

THE A-C-L-U FILED THE SUIT ON BEHALF OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S LONE REMAINING ABORTION PROVIDER…..



HOLLEY EXPANDING
09/29/17

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HOLLEY PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS WILL ESTABLISH A NINE-POINT-15 MILLION DOLLAR  
FACILITY IN FRANKLIN THAT WILL CREATE  30 NEW JOBS…..

THE DISTRIBIUTION CENTER…..WHICH  WILL BE LOCATED  IN A LEASED 200-THOUSAND  SQUARE FOOT FACILITY…..IS
EXPECTED  TO BE OPERATIONAL  EARLY NEXT YEAR…..

TH E OPERATION WILL BE ABOUT 20-MILES FROM HOLLEY’S CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN  BOWLING GREEN……



FLU SHOTS
09/29/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL BE OFFERING WALK-IN FLU CLINICS ON MONDAY, OCTOEBR 2RD  FROM SEVEN-
45 TO 11-45…..AND ON MONDAY, OCTOBER NINTH FROM ONE  TO THREE-45…..

REGULAR FLU VACCINE WILL BE AVAILABLE  FOR ANYONE SIX MONTHS TO  64-YEARS OF AGE…HIGH DOSE VACCINE WILL BE
AVAILABLE FOR THOSE 65-YEARS AND OLDER…..AND THE FLU MIST WILL NOT BE OFFERED AGAIN THIS YEAR PER PUBLIC
HEALTH GUIDELINES….

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CAN BILL MEDICAID….MEDICARE PART “B”…..AND ANTHEM BLUE-CROSS AND BLUE-SHIELD….AS-
WELL-AS  UNITED HEALTH CARE FOR RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES…. BE SURE AND BRING YOUR INSURANCE CARD….AND FOR
ANYONE WITHOUT INUSURANCE…..THE COST WILL BE 20-DOLLARS…..
ALSO A PARENT OF LEGAL GUARDIAN  MUST BE PRESENT TO SIGN FOR A CHILD UNDER THE  AGE  OF 18…..



SPORTS
09/29/17

THE PATRIOTS RETUEN HOME TO CELEBRATE HOMECOMING AS THEY TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND   99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……







WOMEN MURDERED BY MEN
09/28/17

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE VIOLENCE POLICY CENTER…..KENTUCKY RANKS  EIGHTH IN THE NATION IN THE
RATE OF WOMEN MURDERED BY MEN…. MARKING THE FIRST TIME SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-FOUR  THE COMMONWEALTH HAS
RANKED IN THE TOP  10 STATES…..

THE STUDY FOUND THAT NATIONWIDE…..93-PERCENT OF WOMEN KILLED BY MEN WERE MURDERED BY SOMEONE THEY
KNEW…..AND THE MOST COMMON WEAPON USED WAS A GUN…..

ALASKA TOPS THE LIST….WITH TENNESSEE RANKING EIGHTH……..



NEW NATIONAL MONUMENT
09/28/17

THE U-S INTERIOR DEPARTMENT HAS RECOMMENDED CHANGES TO  SOME NATIONAL MONUMENTS……WHILE ALSO
RECOMMENDING THREE NEW ONE BE ESTABLISHED IN MISSISSIPPI…..MONTANA…..AND  KENTUCKY….

IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..CAMP NELSON NEAR NICHOLASVILLE WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1863 AS A  700-BED UNION ARMY
HOSPITAL….
A CEMETERY WAS LARTER BUILT…..AND THE ARMY ALSO BUILT A REFUGEE CAMP FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF FREED SLAVE WHO
TRAINED AT CAMP NELSON……AS MANY AS EIGHT-THOUSAND TROOPS WERE GARRISONED AT THE CAM AT ANY ONE TIME…..



ACCIDENT-ADAIR
09/28/17

AN ACCIDENT ON THE NUNN PARKWAY IN ADAIR COUNTY YESTERDAY CLOSED THE ROADWAY FOR SEVERAL HOURS….

STATE POLICE  SAY A TWENTY-18 INTERNATIONAL-SEMI…..OPERATED BY 53 YEAR OLD TOMMY CRISS OF MEMPHIS…..LEFT THE
ROADWAY AND OVERTUURNED….. BLOCKING BOTH EAST-BOUND LANES FOR MORE THAN SIX-HOURS….

CRISS….WHO WAS WEARING A SEAT BELT…. WAS TAKEN TO T-J  HEALTH HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT…..



HOWELL
09/28/17

81 YEAR OLD JERRY FREEMAN HOWELL DIED YESTERDAY (WED) IN LAFAYETTE….. FUNERAL SERVICVES WILL BE SATURDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT GRACE BAPTICE CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN HAYSVILLE CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND MEMORIAL CONTRIUTIONS MAY BE MADE TO GRACE BAPTIST
CHURCH…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TERRY AND JUDY…A NIECE; RENEE MADDEN……AND A NEPHEW; TERRY
MICHAEL HOWELL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
09/28/17

THE PATRIOT CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS GO TO BARREN COUNTY   FOR THE “ALL-COMERS” RUN…..
THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD  TO GREEWOOD…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS MONROE COUNTY…..:


THERE WAS A MAJOR  SHAKE-UP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE YESTERDAY…IN CONNECTION WITH  A FEDERAL
INVESTIGAITON INTO CORRUPTION IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

THE SCHOOL HAD ACKNOWLEGE TUEDAY THE MEN’S BASKETBALL PROGRAM WAS PART OF THE INVESTIGATION…..THEN
YESTERDAY….INTERIM PRESIDENT GEORGORY POSTEL ANNOUNCED  MEN’S BASKETBALL  COACH RICK PITINO HAS BEEN
PLACE ON UNPAID ADMINSTRATIVE LEAVE…..AND ATHLETIC DIRECTOR  TOM JURICH WAS PLACED ON PAID ADMINISTRATIVE
LEAVE….
ACCORDING TO THEIR CONTRACT’S…..NEITHER CAN BE FIRED WITHOUT NOTICE…..







ANDERSON
09/27/17

38 YEAR OLD JEFF ANDERSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL  IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON   AT THE FUNERAL HOME….IN LIEU OF
FLOWERS EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE KAYDEN AND JORDAN ANDERSON FUND….
AND FOR MR. ANDERSON’S FUNERAL, CITY OFFICES WILL CLOSE AT 11 FRIDAY MORNING….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  RUTHIE RENA PERRY ANDERSON….TWO SONS; KAYDEN & JORDAN….HIS PARENTS;  ROGER AND
LISA MARTIN….AND   A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; MELISSA AND NICHOLAS TABBERT  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….SIX BROTHERS
AND SISTERS-IN LAW;  DICKIE AND CARRIE MARTIN  OF FOUNTAIN RUN AND   SCOTTY AND ASHLEY ANDERSON  AND  ROGER,
JUNIOR,  JOEY, KEVIN AND JAMIE MARTIN, ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; IRENE MARTIN…. HIS FATHER-IN-
LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND SHERRY PERRY….AND TWO BROTHERS-IN-LAW;  JEREMY AND COLBY PERRY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE….AND HIS GRAND-FATHER-IN-LAW; HENRY AND PEGGY DRIVER OF INDIANA…..



MITCHELL
09/27/17

88 YEAR OLD GLENNIS SANDERS MITCHELL OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY
CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT
HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DANNY AND PEGGY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; L-
C AND HELEN SANDERS OF TENNESSEE…..A HALF-SISTER; DONNA CRAVENS  OF INDIANA…..AND A DAUGHTER-AND-LAW;
TAMELA BOGGESS OF BOLWING GREEN…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..
FISCAL COURT
09/27/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE MEADOR FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..
THREE BIDS WERE  RECEIVED TO REPAIR  A  “50-BY-30”  SINK HOLE  NEXT TO ALLEN SPRINGS ROAD…..

AND THE COURT AWARDED THE BID TO PELLIE’S CONSTRUCTION…..
THROUGH  SENATOR DAVID GIVENS OFFICE…..THE COUNTY HAS BEEN AWARDED 135-THOUSAND-734 DOLLARS  RESURFACE
SHORES AND SHIRK ROADS…..
AND THE COURT REAPPOINTED JEFF POWELL TO THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS…..



SAFETY DAYS
09/27/17

TOMORROW…..MORE THAN 600 FOURTH-GRADERS FROM  ALLEN….EDMONSON…. AND WAREN COUNTIES WILL PARTICIPATE IN
THE 22ND ANNUAL PROGRESSIVE AGRICULTURE  SAFEY DAYS PROGRAM  AT WESTERN’S BROWN  “AG” EXPO- CENTER…..

FROM NINE TO ONE-30….THE STUDENTS WILL ROTATE THROUGH  NINE DIFFERENT…. 15-MINUTE SESSIONS….COVERING
TOPICS SUCH AS CHEMICALL….FIRE…..SUN….. TRACTOR….AND ROADWAY  SAFETY…..

THE PROGRESSIVE AGRICULTURE SAFETY DAYS PROGRAM  IS THE LARGEST  RURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH EDUCATION
PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN NORTH AMERICA…..
OVER 100 VOLUNTEERS FROM  COMMUNITY AGENCIES…..PLUS SSUDENTS AND FACULTY FROM WESTERN….WILL BE DONATING
THEIR TIME FOR TOMORROW’S EVENT…..



PENSION FUNDING
09/27/17

THE HEADS OF KENTUCKY’S  AILING PENSION SYSTEMS  ARE ASKING THE COMMONWEALTH  PAY ABOUT  ONE-POINT-THREE
BILLION DOLLARS….MORE….INTO THE FUNDS  OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS…..

KENTUCKY’S  RETIREMENT SYSTEMS  ARE AMONG  THE WORST-FUNDED  IN THE NATION……AND THE FUNDS NEEDED  TO KEEP
THEM AFLOAT  HAS SNOWBALLED IN RECENT YEARS…..

THE FIVE-POINT-FOUR BILLION DOLLAR TOTAL REQUESTED BY THE  KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND KENTUCKY
TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTESM AMOUNTS TO ABOUT A QUARTER  OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S…..TWO-YEAR….21-BILLION
DOLLAR  BUDGET……



BASKETBALL SCANDLE
09/27/17

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS ANNOUNCED CHARGES YESTERDAY….IN A NATIONWIDE CORRUPTION SCHEME   IN COLLEGE
BASKETBALL….

THE CASE INVOLVES UNIVERSITY AND  AMATTEUR COACHES…..OFFICIALS WITH ADIDAS….AND  SPORTS MONEY MANAGERS…..

COURT DOCUMENTS IMPLY THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE WAS PART OF THE INVESTIGAION…..WHICH INTERIM
PRESIDENT GREGORY POSTEL COMFIRMED YESTERDAY……



SPORTS
09/27/17

THIS WEEK’S “A-P”……CLASS FOUR “A”……HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLL FINDS THE PATRIOTS MOVING UP……
JOHNSON CENTRAL STILL NUMBER ONE…WITH WAYNE COUNTY SECOND…..AND COLLINS THIRD….
THE PATRIOTS  MOVE UP TO SIXTH…..
LOGAN COUNTY IS SEVENTH…..
AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  IS 10TH……  







TRASH TRUCK FATAL
09/26/17

AN ACCIDENT THIS MORNING….INVOLVING A CITY OF SCOTTSIVLLE TRASH TRUCK… HAS CLAIMED A LIFE…..

AN INVESTIGATION BY STATE POLICE INDICATES 58 YEAR OLD KENNY MANION OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS DRIVING A 2011 GMC YUKON
EASTBOUND ON LOCUST STREET WHEN HE CAME UPON A STOPPED 2014 FREIGHTLINER TRASH TRUCK OWNED BY THE CITY
OF SCOTTSVILLE….AN EMPLOYEE OF THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE, JEFFREY P. ANDERSON, WAS BEHIND THE TRASH TRUCK….
MANION’S VEHICLE FAILED TO STOP STRIKING ANDERSON AND THE VEHICLE……

ANDERSON WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE WHERE HE LATER DIED…..THE INVESTIGATION IS
STILL ONGOING……



NEW JUSTICE PANEL
09/25/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ANNOUNCED A NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE PANEL THAT WILL BOLSTER EFFORTS  TO CONTROL  
TAXPAYER SPENDING  ON PRISONS…..WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY STRENGTHENING  PUBLIC SAFETY THROUGH A SMARTER…..
MORE DELIBERATE APPROACH TO CRIME……

THE PANEL CALLED…..THE JUSTICE REINVESTMENT  WORK GROUP…..WILL PERFORM A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF
KENTUCKY’S  CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM…..AND RECOMMEND REFORMS FOR THE TWENTY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY…….

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ON TRACK TO SPEND  NEARLY  600-MILLION DOLLARS ON CORRECTIONS NEXT YEAR WITH
DIMINISHING RETURNS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY……
MEAWHILE….31-OTHER STATES HAVE REDUCED BOTH THEIR CRIME RATE AND INCARCERATION RATE SINCE TWENTY-12….
FREEING UP MONEY  THAT CAN BENEFIT CLASSROOMS…..WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT…..OR ….PUBLIC PENSIONS……



TENNESSEE CHURCH SHOOTING
09/25/17

A MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING ONE  PERSON AND WOUNDING SEVERAL OTHERS AT A TENNESSE CHURCH  HAS  BEEN CHARGED  
WITH ONE COUNT OF MURDER…

NASHVILLE  METRO  POLICE SAY 25 YEAR  OLD EMANUEL SAMSON OF MURFRESSBORO  WILL BE CHARGED  LATER WITH  
“MULTIPLE CHARGES”…

POLICE SAY IN ADDITION TO THE TWO PISTOLS SAMSON BROUGHT INTO THE CHURCH…..THEY RECOVERED ANOTHER PISTOL
AND RIFLE FROM HIS VEHICLE…..



WILSON NEW SENATE WHIP
09/25/17

THE KENTUCKY SENATE REPUBLICAN  CAUCUS  HAS A NEW WHIP….

SENATOR MIKE WILSON OF BOWLING GREEN  REPLACES SENATOR JIMMY HIGDON…..WHO WAS SELECTED EARLIER THIS
MONTH….AS THE CAUCUS DESIGNEE TO REPLACE SENATOR DAVID GIVENS AS SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEM…GIVENS HAD
STEPPED DOWN FROM HIS LEADERSHIP POST IN JUNE…..CITING PERSON REASONS……
WILSON WAS FIRST ELECTED TO THE SENATE IN TWENY-11 AND RE-ELECTED TO A SECOND FOUR YEAR TERM IN TWENTY-15…..



BURNLEY
09/25/17

86 YEAR OLD NORMAN EARL BURNLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVIES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN MAPLE GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO THE D-A-V CHAPTER 20……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LINDA BRITT  BURNLEY…..AND A DAUGHER AND SON-IN-LAW; BEVERLY AND RICKEY HAGAN OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
0925/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM WILL BE AT THE INDIAN HILLS COUNTY CLUB…. IN BOWLING GREEN….FOR THE REGION THREE  
TOURNAMENT…..
THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  TEAM HOSTS BUTLER  COUNTY…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS  BARREN COUNTY……..







ALLEN JOBLESS RATE FALLS
09/22/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  FELL FROM
FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN JULY TO FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCNET  IN AUGUST…..AND THIS  AUGUST’S JOBLESS RATE IS
ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN AUGUST OF LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED  FROM THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT
IN MONROE COUNTY TO SIX-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 32 COUNTIES….ROSE IN 85 AND STAYED THE SAME IN THREE…..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED  THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..WHILE MAGOFFIN
COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 15-POINT-FOUR PERCENT……



MARJUANA SUIT DISMISSSED
09/22/17

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE HAS DISMISSED A LAWSUIT SEEKING TO OVERTURN THE COMMONWEALTH’S BAN
ON MARIJUANA FOR MEDICAL PURPOSES…

IN HIS RULING…..WINGATE RECOGNIZED THAT MARIJUANA HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR MEDICINAL USE…..BUT HE SAID THE THREE
INDIVIDUALS  WHO FILED THE LAWSUIT DO NOT HAVE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO VIOLATE  A CONTROLLED-SUBSTANCE
LAW…..



WKU POLICE UNIFORMS
09/22/17

THE 22 OFFICERS OF THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE SPORTING  A NEW LOOK
TOMORROW AFTERNOON….AS THEY WILL BE WEARING NEW BLACK UNIFORMS THAT FEATURE AN OUTER VEST WORN OVER
THE SHIRT……

THE NEW UNIFORMS….WHICH WERE CHOSEN BY THE OFFICERS….ARE  MORE COMFORTABLE AND INCLUDE A SUSPENDER
SYSTEM THAT DISTRIBUTES THE WEIGHT OF THE EQUIPMENT BELT  FROM THE WAIST TO THE SHOULDERS…..

IN ADDITION TO SWITCHING FROM GRAY  TO BLACK UNIFORMS….THE DEPARTMENT ALSO MADE MINOR COLOR CHANGES TO
THE SHOULDER PATCH…….



WILLIAMS
09/22/17

58 YEAR OLD WARREN PHILLIPS WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLED DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX TONIGHT (FRI) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DARLA WEAVER WILLIAMS…..TWO SONS; TONY CENTERS AND ADAM WILLIAMS BOTH OF INDIANA…..
THREE DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; ASHLEY AND SEAN HEARTHERLY OF BOWLING GREEN, AMBER KASPER OF SCOTTSVILLE
AND RENEE WILLIAMS OF INDIANA….HIS STEP-MOTHER; GRACE WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; GEORGE MALASCZUK
OF INDIANA….AND TWO SISTERS;  BARBARA HOLLAND OF TENNESSEE AND ELAINE KELLIE OF INDIANA…..SEVEN
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/22/17

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO GRAYSON COUNTY……KICK OFF IS SEVEN…… BUT IF YOU
CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE GHARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT
THREE…. LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30…….







ADOPT A HIGHWAY ART
09/21/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATON CABINET’S ANNUAL…..ADOPT-A-HIGHWY ART CONTEST…..IS UNDERWAY WITH AN ENTRY
DEADLINE OF OCTOBER 31ST…..…..

THE CONTEST IS HELD ANNUALLY TO INCREASE PUBLIC AWARENESS ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF LITTER…..…..CHANGE
ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIORS ABOUT LITTER….AND EDUCATE KENTUCKIANS  ABOUT  THE ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY PROGRAM….
THE CONTEST IS DIVIDED INTO FOUR AGE GROUPS…..FIVE TO EIGHT….12 TO 14….. AND 15-TO 18…. WINNERS OF EACH AGE
DIVISION RECEIVE   A 100-DOLLAR GIFT  CARD WHILE SECOND AND THIRD PLACE FINISHERS RECEIVE A 50-DOLLAR GIFT
CARD……
ADDITIONALLY….FIRST THRU THIRD PLACE RECIPIENTS FOR ALL AGE GROUPS WILL HAVE THEIR WORK FEATURED IN THE  
ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY CALENDAR….AND WILL RECEIVE FRAMED PRINTS OF THEIR POSTERS…..WHILE THE ORIGINALS ARE
DISPLAYED AT THE TRANSPORTAION CABINTE IN FRANKFORT….
LAST YEAR…..16-HUNDRED STUDENTS ENTERED THE CONTEST…..



NEWS SURGERY CENTER
07/21/17

GROUND BREAKING WAS HELD YESTERDAY FOR A NEW AMBULATORY SURERY CENTER IN BOWLINGGREN…..WHICH WILL BE  
LOCATED ON LOVERS LANE….NEXT TO WESTERN KENTUCKY ORTHOPEDICS….

THE 14-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT FACILITY…..WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO OPEN NEXT SUNNER…. WILL HOLD THREE OPERATING
ROOMS AND ONE PROCEDURE ROOM……AS THE CENTER HOPES TO LOWER OUT OF POCKET COSTS…….REDUCE  SURGICAL
AND RECOVERY TIMES….AND PROVIDE GREATER ACCESS TO PATIENTS IN THE REGION…..



SPORTS
09/21/17

THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..


THE DATES HAVE BEEN SET FOR THE ANNUAL WATERFOWL BLIND DRAWING….AT  SEVERAL LAKES…..INCLUDING  BARREN
RIVER…..

THE DRAWING FOR THE BARREN RIVER WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA…..IN ALLEN AND BARREN COUNTIES….WILL BE
SATURDAY….OCTOBER  SEVENTH….FROM SEVEN TO NINE….AT THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS OFFICE  LOCATED  ON HIGHWAY  
TWO-52……







ACCIDENT
09/18/17

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN FRONT OF THE PRIMARY CENTER THIS MORNING SENT ONE PERSON FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT…..

ACCORDING TO OFFICER  DAVID CLARK WITH SCOTTSVILLE POLICE….16-YEAR OLD WAS LEAVING  THE PRIMARY  CENTER IN A
TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT NISSAN…..AND PULLED INTO THE PATH OF A 1999 DODGE PICK-UP DRIVEN BY 21 YEAR OLD CODY
SHERBURNE OF BOWLING GREEN….

THE 16-YEAR OLD WAS TRANSPORTED BY E-M-S TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..WHERE SHE WAS TREATED AND
RELEASED……..



FLU REPORTED
09/18/17

KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE WARNING  THAT  FLU CASES ARE ALREADY BEING REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS  TWO CASES OF LABORATORY-CONFIRMED IN JEFFERSON COUNTY…..
THE FLU SEASON TPICALLY BEGINS IN OCTOBER OF NOVEMBER……

ADEQUATE SUPPLIES OF FLU VACCINE ARE EXPECTED TO BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS YEAR’S SEASON……HOWEVER…..ONLY
INJECTABLE INFLUENZA VACCINE WILL BE DISTRIBUTED IN THE UNITED STATES….

BEGINNING IN OCTOBER….THE DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH WILL BEGIN REPORTING WEEKLY FLU ACTIVITY  TO THEN
CENTERS FOR  DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION  AS PART OF STATEWIDE FLU SURVEILLANCE EFFORTS……



ACCIDENT-MONROE
09/18/17

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT IN MONROE COUNTY INJURED ONE PERSON….

REPORTELDY A 1987 PETERBUILT SEMI….DRIVEN BY 48 YEAR OLD RANDALL STAFFORD OF LAFAYETTE….INTERED A CURVE AND
THE TRAILER CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND HIT  A TWO-THOUSAND-TWO  DODGE  PICKUP OPERATED  BY 20 YEAR OLD
AUSTIN PRUITT  OF HARDYVILLE…….THE PICKUP SLIDE DOWN THE SIDE OF TRAILER AND  HIT THE REAR TIRES….WHICH
CAUSED IT TO SPIN….STRIKE  A GUARDRAIL….AND OVERTURN……

A PASSENGER IN THE PICKUP…..19 YEAR OLD HEATHER FORD  OF MONTICELLO WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MONROE COUNTY
MEDICAL  CENTER…..



FATAL-HART
09/18/17

A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT  ON BACON CREEK ROAD….IN THE BONNIEVILLE COMMUNITY OF HART COUNTY….CLAIMED A
LIFE….

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO-THOUSAND  KIA….SPORTAGE S-U-V…..OPERATED BY 48 YEAR OLD PATRICK ROSS OF LOUISVILLE
LEFT THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A TREE… IT THEN OVERTURNED…..COMING TO REST ON ITS TOP…..



EDMONSON MAN INDICTED
09/18/17
06:05AM

AN EDMONSON COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY WITH SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN….

56 YEAR OLD BAIRD OF BROWNSVILLE IS CHARGED IN A FIVE COUNT INDICEMENT WITH FOUR COUNTS OF USING A MINOR TO
ENGAGE IN SEXUALLY EXPLICIT CONDUCT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PRODUCING VISUAL DEPICTIONS OF THE  CONDUCT….AND
ONE COUNT OF POSSESSION CHILD PORNOGRAPHY THAT HAD BEEN TRANSPORTED IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE BY ANY
MEANS…..INCLUDING BY COMPUTER……



MEETINGS
09/18/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE  BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6  AND GRAHAM LODGED MEETS AT 7…..

TOMORORW NIGHT AT 6 WILL BE A SENIOR PARENT MEETING AT THE HIGH SCHOOL…..

THURSDAY MORNING AT SEVEN-30 THE CHAMBER BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS, THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY AFERNOON  AT 4 AND THE  HALFRY/DALTON  V-F-W  MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT
AT 6……



SPORTS
09/18/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTY CLUB TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY….
THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO WESTMORELAND….
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


AN ORGANIZATONAL  MEETING TO FORM  A “RUNNING CLUB” IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT  WILL BE  HELD THIS
AFTERNON AT FIVE-30 IN THE HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY….

AND THE HIGH SCHOOL  SWIM TEAM WILL HOLD A MEETING FOR PROSPECTIVE SWIMMER AND PARENTS TONIGHT AT SIX AT THE
CORE…..







HUFFINE
9/17/17

26 YEAR OLD TRAVIS SHELBY HUFFINE FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SEPTEMBER 9 IN PANAMA CITY, FLORDIA. FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW(MON) AFTERNOON AT 6 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12 NOON
TOMORROW(MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME… IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

HE IS SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER… CHOLE HUFFINE… HIS MOTHER….LENA VENTRESS… 2 BROTHERS… DUSTY HUFFINE ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE… BARRY WEAVER OF TENNESSEE… ONE SISTER…. JOY HUFFINE OF KENTUCKY… ONE AUNT… PAM
MANSFIELD OF OHIO… SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…..



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UNCHANGED
09/15/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINED UNCHANGED AT
FIVE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT FROM JULY TO AUGUST……

THIS AUGUST’S  JOBLESS RATE…..HOWEVER…..WAS UP FROM THE FIVE-PERCENT RECORDED IN JULY OF LAST YEAR….

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS HOLDING AT RELATIVELY LOW LEVELS AND NON-FARM   PAYROLLS
CONTINUE TO SHOW GOOD GROWTH…..THE INCREASE  OF 83-HUNDRED JOBS IN AUGUST WAS THE LARGEST INCREASE TO
FAR THIS YEAR……AS ON AVERAGE…..KENTUCKY HAS ADDED  APROXIMATELY TWO-THOUSAND JOBS  PER MONTH SO FAR THIS
YEAR……

THE  “U-S”  JOBLESS RATE WAS FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT AUGUST….WHICH WAS UP  SLIGHTLY  FROM   FOUR-PONT-THREE
PERCENT IN JULY……



APPOINT A-G
09/15/17

SPEAKING TO THE KENTUCKY CHAPER OF THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY……GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  SAID THE COMMONWEALTH
SHOULD AMEND ITS CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL…..

SINCE THEIR ELECTON…..ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR HAS SUED BEVIN FOUR TIMES FOR HIS USE OF EXECUTIVE
AUTHORITY……BEVIN HAS WON ONE SUIT AND THE OTHERS ARE PENDING…..

BEVINS SAYS IT’S UNPRODUCTIVE TO HAVE THE  ATTORNEY GENERAL   AND GOVERNOR  DISAGREE SO PROFOUNDLY ON A
VARIETY OF ISSUES…..WHILE  BESHEAR SAYS KENTUCKY DESERVES AN INDEPENDENT ATTORNEY GENERAL……



NURSES TO FLORIDA
09/15/17

A NURSE “STRIKE TEAM” FROM THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ON THE WAY TO FLORIDA TO AID VICTIMS OF HURRICAN IRMA…..THIS IS
THE FIRST NURSING  “STRIKE TEAM” TO BE DEPLOYED INDER THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT……

THE  “STRIKE TEAM”  IS GOING TO A SPECIAL NEEDS SHELTER WHERE THEY HAVE OVER 50-PATIENTS WITH A WIDE VARSITY OF
MEDICAL ISSUES…..



SPORTS
09/15/17

THE PATROTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE TO PLAY PULASKI COUNTY……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN……PUT IS YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM……WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT…….







FLOOD VEHICLES
09/14/17

WHILE KENTUCKY HASN’T BEEN DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA…..THE COMMONWEALTH COULD
SOON  EXPERIENCE A  FLOODING OF ANOTHER KIND…...A RISE IN FLOOD-DAMAGED VEHICLES…….

THE  DEPARTMENT OF VEHICLE REGIATRATION IS PREPARING FOR AN INFLUX OF TITLE REQUESTS FOR VEHICLES  THAT HAVE
BEEN DEEMED A TOTAL LOSS  DUE TO NATURAL DISASTER DAMAGE…..THEN BROUGHT TO KENTUCKY TO BE “REBUILT”…….

FLOOD-DAMAGED VEHICLES IN OTHER STATES ARE GIVEN A “SCRAP TITLE” OR JUNKING CERTIFICATE…..THEN AFTER ARRIVING
IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..THEY UNDERGO A ‘REBUILD” PROCESS THAT TYPICALLY INVOLVES ONLY CLEANING THE INTERIOR
AND EXTERIOR AND CHANGING THE SYSTEM FLUIDS…..THESE VEHICLES ARE THEN SOLD AT A SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED
COST……
IF THE DAMAGE COST IS LESS THAN 75-PERCENT OF THE VEHICLE’S RETAIL VALUE…. A NEW CERTIFICATE OF TITLE IS ISSUED…..
WHICH IS PRINTED IN RED INK WITH THE WORDS……REBUILT VEHICLE…..ON THE FACE OF THE TITLE WHICH IS DONE IN AN
EFFORT TO ALERT CONSUMERS OF THE VEHICLES HISTORY……



NEW WKU POLICE CHIEF
09/15/17

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY POLICE HAVE A NEW CHIEF….

FOLLOWING A NATIONAL SEARCH THAT RESULTED IN 46-APPLICATIONS…..MITCHELL WALKER…..WHO HAS BEEN SERVING AS
INTERIM CHIEF SINCE  AUGUST  OF TWENTY-16…WAS NAMED CHIEF….

WALKER HAS MORE THAN 26-YEARS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE INCLUDING FIVE AT WESTERN…..16 WITH THE
BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT…….AND SIX WITH THE BURKESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT……




BALCONY COLLAPSE
09/15/17

FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN  A BALCONY ON A RESIDENCE….ON EAST MAIN STREET IN GLASGOW…..GAVEWAY AND
BROKE FROM THE BUILDING….

GLASGOW POLICE SAY FOUR INDIVIDUALS WERE  TRANSPORT  BY E-M-S TO T-J SAMSON HOSPTIAL…..AND A FIFTH WAS TAKEN
BY PRIVATE VEHICAL…..FOR TREATMENT OF NON-LIFE THRERATENING INJURIES…….



SHOOTING-WARREN
09/14/17

MONDAY NIGHT…..STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE  ON GLEN LILY ROAD IN WARREN COIUTY….TO REPORTS OF
GUNFIRE IN THE AREA….

UOPON ARRRIVAL IS WAS DETERMINED THAT AN UNKNOWN PERSON FIRED MULTIPLE GUNSHOT IN TO A RESIDENCE AND FLED
THE SCENE….ONE PERSON….33 YEAR OLD JAIME GONZALES-PACHECO WAS STRUCK TWICE AND IS LISTED IN STABLE
CONDITION……

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THIS INCIDENT  IS ASKED TO CONTACT POST THREE AT  SEVEN-EIGHT-TWO-20-10…….



JOHNSON
09/14/17

93 YEAR OLD SHELBY JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY  IN JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH BURIAL IN SOUTH UNION CEMETERY WITH MILITARY
HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SUZY AND J-C BURLESON OF GEORGIA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/14/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM ENTERTAINS GREENWOOD……
THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE KENNY PERRY GOLF COURSE TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……
THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY WESTMORELAND….
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM  GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


DOLLAR GENERAL  IS PARTNERING  WITH THE  BIG-12 CONFERENCE  AND E-S-P-N EVENTS TO SERVE AS THE OFFICIAL
DISCOUNT RETAIL SPONSOR FOR THE BIG-12 CONFERENCE THIS SCHOOL EYAR…..

DOLLAR WILL ALSO AS THE CONFERENCE’S OFFICIAL HOMEGATING AND TAILGATIGN HEADQUARTERS….AND EXCLUSIVE
SPONSOR OF THE DOLLAR GENERAL BIG-12 CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR…..WHICH PLANS TO HOST EVENTS AT EACH OF THE  10  BIG-
12 CONFERENCE CAMPUSES DURING THE FOOTBALL SEASON…..

THE TOURS IS ALSO SCHEDULED TO BE PART OF THE FESTIVITIES BURING THE BIG-12 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..THE
TEXAS BOWL…..THE BIG-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP……AND THE BIG-12 BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP……







LITERACY MONTH
09/13/17

IN CELEBRATON OF NATIONAL LITERACY MONTH…..DOLLAR GENERAL AND KELLOGG’S ARE PARTICIPATING  ON A NEW…..HERE’
S MY STORY CAMPAIGN…. AIMED AT SHARING CUSTOMER’S PERSONALIZED LITERACY AND EDUCATION ADVANCEMENT STORIES
THROUGH PROGRAMS FUNDED BY THE  DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY  FOUNDATION……

THIS FALL….EXCLUSIVE PACKAGES OF KELLOGG’S  CENEALS  AND CHEESE-IT CRACKERS…WILL FEATURE STORIES THAT
SHOW THE POSITIVE IMPACT LITERACY EFFORTS HAVE MADE TO ADULT AND YOUTH LEARNERS……

THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION IS CELEBRATING OVER  24-YEARS OF HELPING INDIVIDUALS LEARN TO READ…...
PREPARE FOR  THE G-E-D….OR  LEARN ENGLISH….

SINCE ITS INCEPTION  IN 1993….THE FOUDATION HAS AWARDED MORES THAN 140-MILLION DOLLARS IN GRANTS TO  
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND SCHOOLS…… THAT HAVE HELPED MORE THAN NINE-MILLION INDIVIDUALS ADVANCE THEIR
LITERACY AND BASIC EDUCATION SKILLS……



COLLEGES SHOULD CUT OFFERINGS
09/13/17

SPEAKING TO A POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION  CONFERENCE IN LOUISVILLE….. GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAID THE
COMMONWEALTH’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITY BOARDS SHOULD CONSIDER  CUTTING SOME ACADEMIC PROGRAMS THAT DON’T FILL
HIGH DEMAND  JOBS….
CITING THE COMMONWEALTH’S FINANCIAL CONSTRAINTS….BEVIN SAID EDUCATORS NEED TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR JOBS
THAT MATTER……

MEANWHIELE……ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHEAR  SAYS THE GOVERNOR’S PLAN TO CUT STATE SPENDING BY MORE THAT  
17-PERCENT IS ILLEGAL…..
CITING A STATE LAW THAT SAYS SPENDING CUTS CAN’T BE MORE THAN THE PROJECT SHORTFALL…...BEVIN’S PLAN WOULD
BREAK THE LAW BECAUSE IT WOULD USE THE BUDGET CUTS TO REPLENISH THE “RAINY DAY” FUND……



MILLER
09/13/17

68 YEAR OLD JOHN MICHAEL MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME….VISITATION BEGINS AFTE 12NOON TOMORROW
(THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS…

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MIKE AND ANDREA…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CHERYL AND BILLY
JOE MILLER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;  FAYE AND WILLARD PEARSON AND DORIS
AND  BOBBY HERRINGTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE, LINDA AND LARRY OVERTON OF BOWLING GREEN AND MARY JO AND ALLEN
DENTON OF TENNESSEE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/13/17

EFFORTS ARE UNDERWAY TO ORGANIZE  A “RUNNING CLUB”  IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SSCHOOL DISTRICT….

THE CLUB WOULD  BE OPEN TO ANY  KINDERGARTEN THRU  EIGHTH GRADE STUDENT  IN THE ALLEN COUNTY  SCHOOL
DISTRICT GREDD SUTE….AND PARENTS AND DISTRICT PERSONNEL COULD RUN AS WELL…..

PLANS CALL FOR THE CLUB TO RUN TWO AFTERNOONS PER WEEK…..FROM  THREE-30 TO FOUR-40….RUNNERS WOULD NEED
A PHYSICAL FORM….RUNNIGN SHOES…..AND A WATER BOTTLE…..

AN INFORMATION MEETING WILL BE HELD MONDAY….SEPTEMBER  18TH….AT FIVE-30 IN THE HIGH SCHOOL  LIBRARY…….







ARREST
09/12/17

SATURDAY….THE EDMONSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  CONTACTED  THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE….TO
GIVE THEM A TIP OF A POSSIBLE DRUG TRAFFICKER AT THE  DAYS INN  IN CAVE CITY….

BASED ON THE INFORMATION A SEARCH WARRANT WAS OBTAINED FOR  42 YEAR OLD  TREVOR SPREEN’S ROOM AT THE
MOTEL….
LOCATED WERE CRYSTAL METH…..HIDDEN COMPARTMENT CONTAINERS AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..
SPREEN WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA……



CHARGES DISMISSED
09/12/17

MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT CHARGES AGAINST A FORMER KENTUCKY STATE LAWMAKER  AND ANOTHER PERSON HAVE BEEN
DISMISSED……

FORMER STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOHNNY BELL OF GLASGOW…..AND LATONYA CLAYTON…….WERE ARRESTED IN JUNE……



CITY COUNCIL
09/12/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S MEETING…..SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL GAVE SECOND  REAING TO THE AD VALOREM TAX ORDINANCE……

CITY SUPERINTENDENT WILLIAM THOMASON INFORMED THE COUNCIL THAT MAJOR REPAIRS  ARE  NEEDED TO A SIX-INCH…..
NATURAL GAS LINE….THAT SERVES THE SOUTHERN  POSTION OF THE CITY….INCLUDING  THE SCHOOLS AND HOSPITAL…..

THE SITUATION HAS BEEN DECLARED AN “EMERGENCY” AND ARRANGMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE TO REPAIR THE LINE…..
THE COUNCIL APPROVED THE MAYOR TO SIGN ALL PAPER WOERK FOR THE NORTH COURT  STREET RENOVATION…..AND
AWARDED THE CONTRACT FOR THE WEST MAIN RENOVATION TO CHARLES DEWEESE CONSTRUCTION…..



SPORTS
09/12/17

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS ARE SCHEDULED TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY AT THE BARREN RIVER STATE
PARK GOLF COURSE…..

AND THE LADY PATRIIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS GREENWOOD….



THE PATRIOT  SWIM TEAM IS LOOKING FOR SWIMMERS FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON……

A MEETING FOR PARENTS AND PROSPECTIVE NEW SWIMMERS WILL BE HELD MONDAY NIGHT…AT SIX…AT THE CORE….
PARENTS OF CURRENT SWIMMERS ARE ALSO INVITED TO ATTEND……

STUDENTS MUST BE IN AT LEAST THE SEVENTH GRADE AND HAVE BASIC SWIM SKILLS…..THE SEASON BEGINS OCTOBER FIRST  
AND RUNS THRU FEBRUARY………







GOVERNOR ASKS FOR BUDGET CUTS
09/11/17

FRIDAY…..GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN ASKED MOST STATE AGENCIES TO CUT THEIR BUDGET BY 17-PERCENT IN ANTICIPATION  OF
THE ONGOING BUDGEET CRISIS…..

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON HAD EARLIER TOLD AGENCIES THAT THE CUTS ARE NECESSARY TO DEAL WITH A 200-
MILLION DOLLAR SHORTFALL PROJECTED FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR….. AND TO RESTORE 150-MILLION DOLARS TO THE
COMMONWEALTH’S “RAIN DAY FUND”…..WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE DEPLETED DURING THE YEAR….

SOME PARTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT ARE EXEMPT FROM THE CUTS….. INCLUDING THE SCHOOL FUNDING PROGRAM KNOWN
AS “SEEK”….. UNIVERSITIES….. MEDICAID…..AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS…..
AGENCIES ARE TO HAVE THEIR DRAF PLANS SUBMITTED BY SEPTEMBER    25TH…….



TRANSPORTAION REGULATIONS
09/11/17

BECAUSE OF HURRICANE IRMA…..THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CAIBINET HAS WAIVED CERTAIN REGULATIONS ON
COMMERICAL MOTOR CARRIERS INVOLVED IN THE RELIEFT EFFORT…..

THE EMERY DECLARATON PROVIDES TEMPORARY REGULATORY RELIEFT FORM CREW HEADING TO THE AFFECTED AREAS TO
DELIVER GOODS…..RESTORE UTILITIES…..AND REMOVE DEBRIS……

THE DECLARATON EXEMPTS A DRIVERS HOURS OF SERVICE LIMINTATION….. SUSPENDS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS….AND
WAIVES PERMIT FEES FOR OVERWEIGHT AND OVER-DIMEMSION VHEICLES…..
ALL OTHER SAFETY REQUIREMENT REMAIN IN  EFFECT…..AND THE DECLARATION EXPIRES  ON SEPTEMBER  25TH…….



NEW CORVETTE MUSEM EXHIBIT
09/11/17

AS PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S  225TH ANNIVERY CELEBRATION….THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM HAS OPENED A NEW
EXHIIT ON THE HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION  FROM THE LATE 1700’S TO NOW….

THE EXHIBIT IS DESIGNED CHRONOLOGICALLY….AND INCLUDES A RARE  “DIXIE FLYER” CAR……WHICH  IS   ONE OF THE FEW
KENTUCKY-BASED CARE COMPANIES THAT HAVE EXISTED…..

THE EXHIBIT DOESN’T FOCUS SOLELY ON ITEMS OR OBJECTS MADE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AS IT TELLS THE STORY OF
HOW THINGS WERE USED IN KENTUCKY…..AND HOW PEOPLE INTERACTED WITH  THAT FORM OF TRANSPORTATION…..



MEETINGS
09/11/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….
CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT AT SIX  AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW MORNING AT 9  FISCAL COURT MERTS AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCILS BOTH
MEET TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4….

THURSDAY NIGHT  AT 6-30 THE LIONS CLUB MEETS AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…….



SPORTS
09/11/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BARREN COUNTY……
AND THE J-V FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYS  AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……



IN MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL….THERE’S A DOUBLEHEADER…..
AS THE SAINTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MINNESOTA…..
AND THE BRONCOS HOST THE CHARGERS……







DG LITERACY GRANTS
09/08/17

THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FUNDATION HAS AWARDED MORE THAN FOUR-MILLION DOLLARS  IN GRANTS…..TO MORE
THAN 900 SCHOOLS….ORGANIZATIONS AND NONPFOFITS….TO SUPPPORT YOUTH LITERACY PROGRAMS…..
THE GRANTS ARE AWARDED TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATONS….SCHOOLS….AND LIBRARIES WITHIN A 20-MILE RADIUS OF A
DOLLAR GENEAL STORE OR DISTRIBUTION…..

SINCE IT INCEPTION  IN 1993….THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION HAS AWARDED MORE THAN 140-MILLION
DOLLARS IN GRANTS AS PART OF ITS COMMITMENT TO HELPING INCREASE THE LITERACY SKILLS OF INDIVIDUALS OF ALL
AGES…..

APPLICATONS FOR THE TWENY-18 GRANT CYCLE WILL BE AVAILABLE BEGINNING JANUARY SECOND……



BG STUDENT ARRESTED
09/08/17

A BOWLING GREEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING A BOMB THREAT….

OTHER STUDENTS REPORTED THE THREAT TO SCHOOL OFFICIALS.....AND  AN INVESTIGATION BY  BOWLING GREEN POLICE LED  
TO THE ARREST  OF 18 YEAR OLD ROSALIO GRAJEDA…..WHO WAS CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATENING……



STATE PARKS OFFERING ROOM DISCOUNTS
09/08/17

KENTUCKY Y STATE PARKS  IS OFFERING A DISCOUNT  TO FLORIDA RESIDENTS FLEEING HURRICANE IMA….

ANYONE WITH A FLORIA DRIVERS’S LICENSE  CAN GET A 25-PERCENT  DISCOUNT FOR ROOMS AND COTTAGES THRU
TUESDAY….FLORIDA RESIDENT CAN MAKE A RESERVATION BY CALLING THE PARK IN ADVANCE….AND MENTIONING THE CODE    
P-R-25…..

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS 17 RESORT PARKS THAT INCLUDE LODGES AND COTTAGES……PLUS ANOTHER  30-
CAMPGROUNDS……..



SOLDIERS TO CARIBBEAN
09/08/17

SOLDIERS FROM THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD’S…..63RD THEATER AVIATION BRIGADE….HAS LEFT FOR THE CARIBBEAN   
WHERE THEY WILL ASSIST WITH SEARCH AND RESCUE  EFFORTS  IN THE WAKE OF HURRICANE IRMA…..

THE BRIGADE HAS EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH DISASTER RESCUE AND RECOVERTY EFFORTS.....AND HAS BEEN AIDING IN
HURRICANE  RELIEF EFFORTS SINCE HURRICANE  KATRINA INTWO-THOUSAND-FIVE….



SPORTS
09/08/17

THE UNDEFEATED PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM  RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO GO AGAINST THE UNDEFEATED GLASGOW
SCOTTIES…..
HURRICANE RELIEF SUPPLIES WILL BE COLLECTED  AT THE ENTRANCE TO PATRIOT FIELD….AND TONIGHT HAS ALSO BEEN
DESIGNED…..RED OUT……AND ALL PATRIOT FANS ARE ASKED TO WEAT RED TO THE GAME…..

KICK-OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..AND   99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM……WVLE……STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT…….







HEALTH INSURANCE
09/07/17

ANTHEM BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT WILL NOT SELL HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS  IN  61
COUNTIES…..MOSTLY IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN KENTUCKY…. STARTING NEXT YEAR…..

ANTHEM HAD BEEN THE ONLY INSURANCE CARRIER TO SELL PLANS IN ALL 120-COUNTIES ON THE COMMONWEALTH’S HEALTH
EXCHANGE…….BUT WITH THE MOVE…. ANTHEM WILL SELL PLANS IN  59-COUNTIES AND CARE-SOURCE WILL SELL PLANS IN 61-
COUNTIES……WHICH  MEANS EACH KENTUCKY COUNTY WILL ONLY HAVE ONE INSURANCE  CARRIER ON THE COMMONWEALTH’
S HEALTH EXCHANGE……

KENTUCKY PARTICIPATES IN THE FEDERAL HEALTH EXCHANGE AT…...HEALTH-CARE-DOT-GOV….AND INDIVIDUALS CAN
PURCHASE SUBSIDIZED INSURANCE PLANS ON THE FEDERAL EXCHANGE IF THEY MEET CERTAIN INCOME REQUIREMENTS……



RETIREMENTS UP
09/07/17

RETIREMENTS FROM ONE OF KENTUCKY’S  LARGEST PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS JUMPED 37-PERCENT THIS MONTH…..AS
LAWMAKERS CONSIDER POTENTIALLY DRAMATIC CHANGES TO PREVENT INSOLVENCY……

THE KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEM SAYS  746 INDIVIDUALS RETIRED AS OF SEPTEMBER FIRST…...WHICH IS UP FROM  543 ON
SEPTEMBER FIRST OF LAST YEAR…..THE RETIREMENTS INCLUDED  STATE WORKERS…..POLICE OFFICERS….. FIREFIGHTERS….
AND OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS……

THE COMWONWEALTH’S PENSIONS SYSTEMS ARE AT LEAST  33-BILLION DOLLARS SHORT OF THE MONEY REQUIRED TO PAY
RETIREMENT BENEFITS OVER THE NEXT 30-YEARS……



RELIEF SUPPLIES
09/07/17

BEFORE TOMORROW  NIGHT’S PATRIOT/GLASGOW FOOTABLL GAME……
HURRICANE RELIEF  SUPPLIES WILL BE  ACCEPTED   AT THE ENTRANCE TO PATRIOT  FIELD…..ALL COLLECTED SUPPLIES WILL
THEN BE DONATED TO THE AMERICAN  RED CROSS FOR DISTRIBUTION….

A LIST OF SUPPLIES THAT CAN BE DONATED CAN BE FOUND ON THE HIGH SCHOOL’S ON-LINE NEWS PAGE…..



GREEN RIVER OPEN
09/07/17

THE GREEN RIVER……IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…..IS OPEN TO RIVER TRAFFIC AGAIN…..

THE PARK CLOSED THE RIVER LAST WEEK IN ANTICIPATION OF HEAVY  RAIN FROM HURRICANE HARVEY…..THE PARK RECEIVED
ALMOST  EIGHT-INCHES OF RAIN IN A 36-HOUR PERIOD…..AND THE RIVER ROSE AS HIGH AS  25-FEET….

HOWEVER……NOLIN RIVER IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK  REMAINS CLOSED……



SPORTS
09/07/17

THE PATRIOT  CROSS COUNTY TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY…..
THE PATRIOT GOLF  TEAM GOES TO THE KENNY PERRY GOLF COURSE  TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..AND THE LADY
PATRIOT GOLF TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TANGLE WITH GREENWOOD…..
THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  TRAVELS TO  EDMONSON COUNTY……
ABD THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL……


THIS  WEEK’S….A-P….CLASS FOUR “A” FOOTBALL POLL….FINDS THE PATRIOTS BREAKING INTO THE TOP 10 AT NUMBER 10…..

JOHNSON CENTRAL REMAINS FIRST…..AND WAYNE COUNTY IS SECOND….WITH FRANKLIN/SIMPSON   SIXTH  AND  AC/S  10TH…..

ALSO RECEIVING VOTES WERE  TAYLOR COUNTY…..LOGAN COUNTY…..AND WARREN  EAST……


SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE AND WESTERN KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL GREAT……JIM MCDANIELS…….DIED IN BOWLING
GREEN YESTERDAY AT THE AGE OF 69….

MCDANIELS STILL HOLDS  SEVERAL SCHOOL RECORDS…..INCLUDING FINISHING HIS CAREER ON THE HILL WITH  22-HUNDRED-
38-POINTS……WHICH TIES HIM FOR THE ALL-TIME PROGRAM RECORD……







WANTED PERSON
09/06/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE IS REQUESTING ASSISTANCE  IN LOCATING  AN   ALLEN COUNTY MAN…..

MICHAEL R. WEAVER IS A WHITE MALE…..SIX-FEET-THREE-INCHES TALL…..WITH BROWN HAIR AND EYES…..

WEAVER IS WANTED ON NUMEROUS OUTSTANDING WARRANTS STEMMING  FROM AN INVESTIGATION  IN ALLEN COUNTY….
INCLUDING CHARGES OF DISTRIBUTION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..POSSESSION OR
VIEWING MATTER PROTRAYING  A SEXUAL PERORMANCE  BY A MINOR AND PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER…..

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMAION   ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF MICHAEL WEAVER IS ASKED TO CONTACT POST THREE AT SEVEN-
EIGHT-TWO-20-10……



LOUISVILLE AIRPORT GRANT
09/06/17

THE LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS RECEIVING AN 11-MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT THAT WILL GO TOWARD
IMPROVEMENTS AND FUTURE GROWTH….

SOME OF  THE PLANNED IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDE  RUNWAY AND TAXIWAY REPAIRS AND ADDITIONAL LIGHTING….THE GRANT
ALSO INCLUDES  FOUR-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR LAND FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT……

LAST YEAR…..LOUISVILLE INTERNATONAL AIRPORT SERVED ALMOST  TWO-MILLION PASSENGERS……



NATIONAL FOREST FEES
09/06/17

NATIONAL FORESTS IN KENTUCKY……TENNESSEE…..AND WEST VIRGINIA  ARE AMONG MORE THAN A DOZEN  ACORSS THE
SOUTH WAIVING CAMPGROUND FEES FOR INDIVIDUALS DISPLACED BY RECENT FLOODING IN TEXAS AND ELSEWHERE……

THE SOUTHERN REGION OF THE U-S FOREST SERVICES SAID AREAS INCLUDED ARE DANIEL BOONE NATIONAL FOREST…….
LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES…..AND THE CHEROKEE, GGEORGE WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON NATIONAL FORESTS….WHICH
SPAN THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS OF VIRGINIA AND CROSS INTO PARTS OF WEST VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY…….

THE FOREST SERVICE RECOMMENDS CALLING AHEAD….OR CHECKING WEB-SITES…. TO DEERMINE WHAT’S AVAILABLE……



SNEED
09/05/17

78 YEAR OLD L-T  SNEED OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE  TOMORROW
(THURS) MORNING  AT 11  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN THE ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS…VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (WED)   AT THE FUNERAL HOME…AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY CAN BE MADE TO HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  EVELYNA SNEED….A BROTHER;  JERRY….AND A SISTER;  RACHEL WILLIS BOTH OF COLUMBIA…..
AND A SISTER-IN-LAW AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; EDWINA AND GLEN JORDAN OF SCOTTSVILLE….



SPORTS
09/06/17

THE HOT RODS BEGIN THE PLAY-OFFS AS THEY ARE AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO TAKE ON FORT WAYNE……


THIS WEEK’S A-P COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL FINDS….

ALABAMA HOLDING DOWN THE TOP SPOT…..WITH OHO STATE SECOND….CLEMSON MOVES UP TO THIRD…..PENN STATE IS
FOURTH….AND OKLAHOMA IS FIFTH….

LOUISVILLE IS 17TH……TENNESSEE 25TH……AND KENTUCKY ALSO RECEIVED VOTES……







DOOLIN
09/05/17

71 YEAR OLD JOYCE LONG DOOLIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY
MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER; CAROLYN GUINN OF INDIANA…..HER SISTER-IN-LAW; CAROLYEN KEEN….AN UNCLE; LATIE LONG
AND WIFE EDITH…..AN AUNT; BEATRICE MEADOR….AND TWO SPECIAL COUSINS; TERESA TABOR AND MARY RAPH ALL OF
SCOTTSVLLE…..






STINSON
09/05/17

79 YEAR OLD WAYNE STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY  MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON  (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; RITA STINSON…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; RICKY AND SANDRA, DAVID AND JENNIFER,
DANY AND TINA AND FRANK AND KELLIE….AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-N-LAW; LISA AND JEFF COPAS AND TONDA AND
WESLEY CUNNINGHAM ALL OF SCOTTVILLE….A STEP-SON; BRIAN HAGAN…AND THREE STEP-DAUGHTERS; JONA AND BETHANIE
MELANDER AND JOI BUNCH ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW;  EARL AND JOE AND PAM ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; FAYE AND SAMMHY CORNWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..23 GRANDCHILDREN,
32 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND  FOUR GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..






CREEK
09/05/17

78 YEAR OLD VIRGINIA SHOCKLEY CREEK OF MACON COUNTY DIED  SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
THE FOUNTAIN RUN NATIVE  WILL BE  TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11  AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNDERAL HOME…. VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) AT THE FUNEAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIED BY  HER DAUGHTER; MARTHA CREEK…..AND SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOE AND SHIRLEY…A GRAND CHILD
AND GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……






SPORTS
09/05/17

THE LADY PATROT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW…..


THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  HAS SIGNED A 10-YEAR…..160-MILLION DOLLAR AGREEMENT  WITH ADIDAS ……WHO WILL
SUPPLY FOOTWEAR….APPAREL…. ACCESSORIES….AND MARKETING SUPPORT FOR AL L23 OF THE UNIVERSITY’S
INTERCOLLEGIAT ATHLETIC PROGRAMS…..

ADIDAS WILL ALSO CONTINUE THE….. U-OF-L ADIDAS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM…. WHICH PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE
TO MORE THAN 20 STUDENTS WHO WORK WITH ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT LEADERS…..







LABOR DAY CLOSINGS
09/01/17

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY…..

COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND MONDAY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY…..
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED  MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..
HEALTH DEPARTMENT, PUBLIC LIBARAY, TRANSFER STATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER ALL CLOSED MONDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED  MONDAY AND MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTES  WILL BE PICKED UP TUESDAY…..

THE CORE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY  FROM  FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30….
AND THE POOL WIL BE OPEN  FROM  EIGHT TO FOUR……



FORSYTH
09/01/17

64 YEAR OLD NANCY FORSYTH OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..AND MEMORIAL
SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BYU TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DEBBIE CASCADEN OF ADOLPHUS AND CYNTHIA AND JOHN
RIZZARDI OF OHIO…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND PAT OF OHIO……



WHITLOW
09/01/17

54 YEAR OLD SHARON RIPPY WHITLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OLD MACEDONIA CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER ONE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….AND SCOTTSVILLE CHAPTER  NUMBER -60  ORDER OF
THE EASTERN STAR WILL HOLD RITES TOMORROW (SAT) NIGHT AT SEVEN…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RALPH NEAL WHITLOW…..A DAUGHTER; ANNA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HER FATHER; BRO.
JUNIOR RIPPY AND WIFE ALMA OF ADOLPHUS…. FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; TIMOTHY AND SANDRA, BRO.
CHRISTOPHER AND PEGGY AND KEVIN AND VALERIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND BRO. JERRY  AND MELISSA OF OHIO…..AND A
SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DEBRA AND DAVID LINDSEY OF SCOTTSVILLE……



YATES
09/01/17

43 YEAR OLD BILLY J. YATES OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MAPLE GROVE
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER; MARY ANN MARSH MILLER…..AND A BROTHER; JEFF BOTH OF ADOLPHUS……AND THREE
SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; MELINDA AND ROBERT PEACE OF GREENVILLE AND VICKIE AND RANDY LOONEY AND PATRICIA
AND ROBERT LASSITER ALL OF ADOLPHUS……



SPORTS
09/01/17

THE PATRIOTS GAME AGAINST  GREENWOOD, SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT,  WILL BE PLAYED TOMORROW AFTERNOON  AT  
WARREN EAST HIGH SCHOOL  WITH A THREE  O’CLOCK KICK-OFF….







MADDEN IN COURT
08/31/2017

TIMOTHY  MADDEN WAS BACK IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT TODAY FOR A HEARING ON SEVERAL MOTIONS….. INCLUDING A MOTION
FOR CHANGE OF VENUE, A MOTION FOR SUPRESSION OF EVIDENCE INCLUDING CLOTHING AND BUCAL SWABS TAKEN FROM
MADDEN ON NOVEMBER 15TH  AT HIS RESIDENCE, A MOTION TO SET A TRIAL DATE, AND A MOTION REQUESTING  A FORENSIC D-
N-A  REPORT…..
AFTER HEARING TESTIMONY OF SEVERAL STATE TROOPERS INVOLVED IN THE SEARCH OF MADDEN’S RESIDENCE….JUDGE
JANET CROCKER OVERULED THE MOTION TO SUPRESS THE EVIDENCE…THE JUDGE DID STATE MADDEN WAS ENTITLED TO A
CHANGE OF VENUE BASED ON SURVEY RESULTS OF 256 ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENTS…..HOWEVER…..DUE TO MADDEN’S  
ATTORNEYS   CONCERNS OVER A FAIR TRIAL IN SURROUNDING COUNTIES…..SHE GAVE HIM 60 DAYS TO PROVIDE A
SUPPLEMENT TO A CHANGE OF VENUE…..
A STATUS REVIEW  HEARING  WAS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 27TH AT 3:30…WITH THE TRIAL SCHEDULED TO COMMENCE  FEBRUARY
26TH….2018…..WITH THE  VENUE NOT YET DETERMINED……




STATE FAIR SET RECORD
08/31/17

THE JUST COMPLETED 113TH KENTUCKY STATE FAIR DREW 44-THOUSAND-618 MORE PEOPLE  THAN LAST YEAR…..DURING ITS
11 DAY RUN….AS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FAIRGOERS WAS  609-THOUSAND-555……

THE TWENTY-17  STATE FAIR ALSO ESTABLISHED A STRONG SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE RESULTING IN RECORD-BREAKING
TRAFFIC…..BETWEEN FACEBOOK…. INSTAGRAM….AND TWITTERE…..THERE WERE OVER 13-MILLION IMPRESSIONS….    30-
THOUSAND ENGAGEMENTS…..AND A 100-POINT-NINE PERCENT INCREASE IN FAMS……AND MORE THAN 230-THOUSAND
INDIVIDUALS VISITED THE WEBSITE……

AND NEARLY 14-THOUSAND PEOPLE DOWNLOADED THE NEW KENTUCKY STATE FAIR “APP”……WHICH INCLUDED THE
MAP……WHAT’S HAPPENING….CREATE YOUR OWN SCHEDULE…...ENTERTAINMENT……AND CONCESSIONS……



KCTC GRADUATES
08/31/17

THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM HAS SET A NEW HIGH MARK FOR GRADUATES AND
CREDENTIALS AWARDED….

LAST ACADEMIC YEAR…..16-THOUSAND-146  STUDENTS GRADUATED FROM THE COLLEGE SYSTEM…..WHICH IS  A NINE  
PERCENT INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR….AND BREAKS THE RECORD HIGH OF   15-THOUSAND-958  SET IN TWENTY-13-14…..

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDENTIALS AWARDED…34-THOUSAND-502…..INCREASE BY 12-PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR…..AS
ASSOCIATE DEGREES  WERE UP THREE-PERCENT…..DIPLOMAS  23-PERCENT…AND CERTIFICATES  16-PERCENT…..

THE COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL SYSTEM  HAS  16-COLLEGES AND MORE  THAN    70-CAMPUSES…..……



BEAUTIFY THE BLUEGRASS
08/31/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  HAS LAUNCHED THE ……BEAUTIFY THE BLUEGRASS INITIATIVE …..CALLING ON KENTUCKIANS TO
COME TOGETHER TO MAKE THEIR HOMETOWNS SHINE…..

THE CONCEPT IS SIMPLE……IDENTIFY A PROBLEM THAT NEEDS ATTENTION….FORM A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS…..AND THEN FIND
A WAY TO GET INVOLVED IN REPAIRING….ENHANCING….OR BEAUTIFYING  IT……

TAKE BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS AND UPLOAD THEM ON THE ….BEAUTIFY THE BLUEGRASS……WEBSITE……
THE WINNING TEAM WILL BE NOTIFIED IN OCTOBER….AND THE GOVERNOR  AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR  JENEAN HAMPTON
WILL HOST A CATERED  BAR-B-CUE  FOR UP TO 200 TEAM MEMBERS IN THAT COMMUNITY……



SPORTS
08/31/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO GLAGOW….
WHILE THE LADY PATRIIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY THE LADY SCOTTIES…..
THE LADY PATROT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM HOSTS DAVIESS COUNTY…..


IN  N-F-L PRESEASON GAMES…..
THE BENGALS GO TO INDIANAPOLIS…..
THE FALCONS ENTERTAINS JACKSONVILLE…..
AND THE TITANS GO TO KANSAS CITY…..


AND BECAUSE OF HEAVY  RAINS EXPECTED IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY  TODAY  AND TOMORROW……
TOMORROW  NIGHT’S FOOTBALL GAME…..AGAINST GREENWOOD…. HAS BEEN MOVED TO THREE  O’CLOCK SATURDAY
AFTERNOON  AND IT WILL BE PLAYED AT WARREN EAST HIGH SCHOOL…………







HOUSE MEETING
08/30/17

DURING A TWO HOUR……CLOSED  DOOR SESSION YESTERDAY….KENTUCKY HOUSE MEMBERS GOT THEIR FIRST LOOK AT A  
CONSULTANT’S  SUGGESTIONS  ON REFORMING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TROUBLED PUBLIC PENSION PLANS……

P-F-M GROUP CONSULTING…..WAS PAID  ONE-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLARS TO CONDUCT THE STUDY…..WHICH SUGGESTS
MOVING ALL NEW STATE GOVERNMENT HIRES TO A  “FOUR-ONE- K”  TYPE RETIREMENT…..PUTTING NEW TEACHERS ON THE
SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM…..AND MAKING THOSE ON HAZADOUS DUTY RETIREMENT WAIT UNTIL THE AGE OF 60 BEFORE BEING
ABLE TO COLLECT BENEFITS…..

REPORTEDLY….GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN WILL CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN OCTOBER TO DEAL
WITH THE PENSION PROBLEMS……



VETERANS HOME
08/30/17

A VETERAN’S NURSING HOME IN BOWLING GREEN…..IS A STEP CLOSER TO REALITY AS GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  HAS SIGNED  
HOUSE BILL-13…….SPONSORED BY REPRESENTATIVE   MICHAEL  MERREDITH  FROM BROWNSVILLE……WHICH COMMITTS 10-
POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS IN  MATCHING  FUNDS FOR ITS CONSTRUCTION….

THE FUNDING IS A NECESSARY  STEP FOR THE  U-S DEPARTMEN OF  VETERANS AFFAIRS   TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION  ON THE
90-BED FACILITY  WHICH WILL SERVE 17 COUNTIES IN SOUTHCENTRL KENTUCKY……..



SPORTS
08/30/17

THIS WEEK’S….CLASS FOUR-A….HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLL FINDS JOHNSON CENTRAL NUMBER ONE….
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  IS FIFTH…..WARREN EAST AND ROCKCASTLE COUNTY AT TIED FOR NINTH……AND THE PATRIOTS ALSO
RECEIVED VOTES…..







ARREST
08/29/17

AUGUST 23RD……THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH  WARRANT AT THE RESIDENCE  OF 28 YEAR
OLD JESSICA YORK….LOCATED AT 14-78 STAFFORD HOLLOW  ROAD….

WHEN OFFICERS ARRIVED….YORK SAID SHE HAD JUST HAD A WRECK  AND HER VEHICLE WAS UPSIDE DOWN IN A CREEK….
OFFICERS  LOCATED THE VEHICLE AND SEVERAL SCHEDULE-TWO PRESCRIPTION  PILLS AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……
YORK WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA……
THEN ON AUGUST  25TH…..ANOTHER SEARCH WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AT YORK’S RESIDENCE WHERE A HIDDEN SAFE WAS
DISCOVERED…..WHICH CONTAINED APPROXIMATELY EIGHT-OUNCES OF CRYSTAL METH, APPROXIMATLEY 37-GRAMS OF
PROCESSED MARIJUANA, SCALES, PARAPHERNALIA, A LOADED HAND GUN AND CASH…..
YORK WAS ADDITIONALLY CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSSTANCE-METH-ENHANCE, TRAFFICKING IN
MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA……



SHOOTING-CASEY
08/29/17

STATE POLICE  SAY AN ARGUMENT IN LIBERTY SUNDAY….LEAD TO A DEADLY SHOOTING….

REPORTEDLY 53 YEAR OLD THOMAS MOSER OF STANFORD ARRIVED A  OME WHERE HIS GIRLFRIEND E AND OTHERS  WERE
WORKING…..
MOSER GOT INTO ARGUMENT WITH  71 YEAR OLD LEONARD WALLS OF LIBERTY…..THE ARGUMENT ESCALATED WHEN MOSER
PHYSICALLY THREATENED WALLS….WHO SHOT HIM IN THE CHEST……
MOSER WAS TRANSPORTED TO CASEY COUNTY HOSPITAL WHERE HE LATER DIED….
NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE….BUT THE CASE WILL BE WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY’S
OFFICE…..



ACCIDENT-WARREN
08/29/17

AN ACCIDENT ON I-65….NEAR THE 42 MILE MARKER…..INJURED ONE PERSON….

STATE POLCIE SAY A TWENTY-11  FREIGHTLINER…..OPERATED BY 67 YEAR OLD THOMAS PETERS OF OHIO…….LEFT THE
ROADWAY…..WENT UP AN EARTH EMBANKMENT…..AND STRUCK A TREE….
PETERS  WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING REEN…….
AND RAIN AND WET ROAD CONDITIONS  HAVE  BEEN CONSIDERED A CONTRIBUTING FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT……



SPORTS
08/28/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD….
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO MONROE COUNTY…..


TOPPER HEAD BASKETBALL COACH RICK STANSBURY SAYS FRESHMAN CENTER MITCHELL ROBINSON  HAS RE-ENROLLED IN
CLASSES  FOR THE FALL SEMESTER…. BUT MUST MEET INTERNAL REQIREMENTS .FOR RETURNING TO THE TEAM….AFTER
BEING SUSPENDED AND RELEASED….

ROBINSON WAS SUSPENDED JULY 31ST FOR VIOLATING TEAM RULES…..HOWEVER… SINCE HE DIDN’T “TRANSFER”  HE CAN
RETURN TO THE HILL……







STATE PARKS HONORED
08/28/17

SIX KENTUCKY STATE PARKS HAVE BEEN HONORED  AS PART OF KENTUCKY LIVING MAGAZINE’S……BEST IN KENTUCKY
AWARDS……

CUMBERLAND  FALLS WAS NAMED WINNER OF THE ROMANTIC GETAWAY LOCATION…..SECOND IN TOURIST ATTRACTION…..AND
THE LAKE WAS ADDED TO THE “BEST IN KENTUCKY HALL OF FAME” FOR SCENIC   VIEW……..
MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME WON FIRST PLACE FOR BEST HISTORIC SITE……
AND JOHN JAMES AUDUBON STATE PARKED PICKED UP TWO THIRD LACE AWARDS FOR HISTORIC SITE AND HIKING TRAIL…..
WHILE NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PAKR RECEIVED SECOND PLACE FOR HKING TRAIL……
WHILE TWO OTHER PARKS…..PERRYVILLE BATTLE FIELD AND GENERAL BURSIDE ISLAND STATE PARK WERE ADDED TO THE
HALL OF FAME….

AND THREE LAKES…..WHERE THERE ARE STATE PARKS….WERE ALSO RECOGNIZED…..LAKE CUMBERLAND AND ROUGH RIVER
WERE NAMED BEST HOUSE BOATING LAKES….LAKE CUMBERLAND AND KENTUCKY LAKE WON SECOND AND THIRD FOR FAMILY
GETAWAY….AND LAKE CUMBERLAND ENTERED THE “HALL OF FAME FOR FISHING AND BOATING……



WEST NILE
08/28/17
06:05AM

THE KENTUCKY  DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH IS  REPORTING  FOUR HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….

TO DATE…..42 STATES AND WASHINGTON  D-C…HAVE REPORTED WEST NILE INFECTIONS IN PEOPLE…..BIRDS…..
MOSQUITOES….OR HORSES….
KENTUCKY’S FOUR HUMAN CASES INCLUDE  ONE IN FAYETTER COUNTY…..TWO IN HOPKINS…AND ONE  CASE IN JEFFERSON…..
AND ALL OF THE CASES HAVE OCCURRED IN ADULTS…..

TETWEEN  TWENTY-12  AND TWENTY-16……THE COMMONWEALTH HAS AVERAGED ABOUT 10 CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS A
YEAR….WHICH OCCURS FOLLOWING THE BITE OF AN INFECTED MOSQUITO……



BEVIN CRITIZES SOME STATE WORKERS
08/28/17

IN A WEEK-END INTERVIEW…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN CRITICIZED SOME STATE EMPLOYEES FOR INFLATING THEIR PUBLIC
PENSION BENEFITS TO…..STICK IT TO THE TAXPAYER….

BEVIN QUESTIONED WHY STATE WORKERS WERE ALLOWED TO “HORD” UNUSED SICK DAYS….AND USE THEM TO BOOST THEIR
SALARIES…..TO QUALIFY FOR A MORE LUCRATIVE RETIREMENT CHECK…..
AND HE ALSO QUESTIONED IF STATE WORKER SHOULD BE ALLWE TO “PURCHASE” SERVICE TIME”…ALLOWING THEM TO RETIRE
SOONER…..

REPORTEDLY……THE GOVERNOR WILL CALL A SPECAIL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN OCTOBER…..TO DEALS WITH
THE COMMONWEALTH’S PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS WHICH IS ONE OF THE WORST FUNDED IN THE NATION…..



AIRMEN TO TEXAS
08/28/17

18 KENTUCKY AIR NATIONAL  GUARD MEMBERS…..FORM THE 123RD SPECIAL TEACTIS SQUADRON…..ARE  GOING TO TEXAS TO
HELP WITH THE RECOVERY EFFORTS IN THE WAKE OF HURRICANE HARVEY……

14 WILL BREAK UP INTO TWO RECOVERY TEAMS….AND THE OTHER FOUR WILL STAFF A SPECIAL TACTICS OPERATIONS
CENTER…..



SPORTS
08/28/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE DIAMOND CAVERNS GOLF COURSE TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST….

THE LADY PPATRIOT GOLF TEAM  IS ON THE ROAD TO THE GLASGOW COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY THE LADY SCOTTIES…..

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO WESTMORELAND  TO TANGLE WITH WESTMORELAND AND HENDERSONVILLE…..

AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW……



THE DATES  FOR THE ANNUAL WATERFOWL BLIND DRAWINGS…AT SEVERAL WILDLIFE MAMAGEMENT AREAS….. HAVE BEEN
RELEASED…
THE WATER FOWL BLIND DRAWING FOR THE BARREN RIVER LAKE W-M-A….IN ALLEN AND BARREN COUNTIES  WILL BE
SATURDAY,OCTOBER-SEVENTH….FROM SEVEN TO NINE…..AT THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS OFFICE AT BARREN RIVER LAKE…..







ALLEN JOBLESS RATE INCREASES
08/25/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING….THE UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE  SLIGHTLY
FROM   FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN JUNE TO FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT  IN JULY….AND THIS  JULY’S  JOBLESS  RATE WAS
ALSO ABOVE THE   FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT  RECORDED IN JULY  OF LAST YEAR….

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT….UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED  FROM  FOUR-POINT- SEVEN  
PERCENT IN MONROE  COUNTY TO SEVEN PERCENT IN EDMONSON  COUNTY….

STATEWIDE….JOBLESS RATES  FELL IN 18 COUNTIES….ROSE IN  99…..AND REMAINED THE SAME  IN THREE….
WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYEMENT RATE AT  FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT  17-POINT-SIX PERCENT



SENIOR PASS INCREASE
08/25/17

IN ORDER TO MEET REQUIREMENTS  SET BY LEGISLATION  PASSED  BY CONGRESS IN DECEMBER  TWENTY-16…..THE PRICE OF
THE  NATONAL PARK SERVICES “AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL SENIOR PASS”  WILL INCREASE FROM 10 TO 80 DOLLARS ON
MONDAY….AS THE LEGISLATION REQUIRES THE PRICE OF THE “SENIOR LIFETIME PASS”  BE THE SAME AT THE GENERAL  
“ANNUAL PASS” WHICH IS 80 DOLLARS…..
THE “SENIOR PASS” HAS COST  10-DOLALRS SINCE  1994  AND THOSE AGE  62 CAN STILL PURCHASE IT AT THAT PRICE BEFORE
MONDAY…...AND LIFETIME GOLDEN AGE OR SENIOR PASSES…..PURCHASE BEFORE MONDAY…WILL BE HONORED FOR THE
LIFETIME OF THE PASS HOLDER….THE LEGISLATION  ALSO CREATED A NEW….. “ANNUAL SENIOR PASS”…..THAT CAN BE
PURCHASED FOR 20-DOLLARS…..

THE SENOR PASS COVERS  ALL ENTRANCE FEES AND MAY PROVIDE SENIOR DISCOUNTS…..THE PASS ALSO WAIVES THE
ENTRANCE FEE  FOR TRAVELING COMPAIONS….
AT PER-VEHICLE FEE SITES….THE PASS ADMITS THE DRIVER  AND ALL PASSENGERS IN NON-COMMERICAL VEHICLES  AND AT
PER-PERSON  FEE SITES….THE PASS ADMITTS THE PASS HOLDER AND THREE OTHER ADULTS…..



LOUISVILLE BRIDGE
08/25/17

YOU CAN HELP LOUISVILLE’S  NEW  BRIDGE OVER THE OHIO RIVER….DOWNTOWN…. BE NAMED THE BEST NEW BRIDGE IN THE
COUNTY…..

THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN BRIDGE IS IN THE RUNNING TO WIN  THE….BEST IN AMERICA  PRIZE…..IN THE TWENTY-17  AMERICA’S
TRANSPORTATION AWARDS COMPETITION…..AS  THE COMMONWEALTH IS IN CONSIDERATION WITH PROJECTS FROM  11 OTHER
STATES….

THE GRAND PRIZE WILL BE DETERMINE BY AN INDEPENDENT PANEL OF TRANSPORTAION INDUSTRY EXPERTS….BUT YOU CAN
VOTE IN  THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE CONTEST THRU   SEPTEMBER  21ST BY GOING ON-LINE TO….AMERICAS- TRANSPORTATION-
AWARDS-DOT-ORG…..
THE  WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIZE  AND THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS  WILL WIN 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



SCHOOL BOARD
08/25/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION….LAST NIGHT…. TO SET THE  TWENTY-18 TAX
RATE……AND IT TOOK THREE VOTES FOR THE BOARD TO COME TO A DECISION…..

AND TAKE THE 4% INCREASE....

65-PERCENT OF THE REVENUE WILL GO TO THE GENERAL FUND…..AND 35-PERCENT TO THE BUILDING FUND……



FORMER DEPUTY ENTERS PLEA
08/25/17

IN FEDERAL COURT….A FORMER MONROE COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF HAS PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO WIRE FRAUD…..

LARRY DALE MARTIN OF GLASGOW  IS CHARGED WITH DEVISING A SCHEME  TO SELL AND/OR GIVE AWAY SURPLUS MILITARY
PROPERTY OTBAINED FROM A DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAM……

IF CONVICTED AT TRIAL…..MARTIN FACES PRISON TIME…..A 250-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE……AND THREE YEARS OF
SUPERVISED RELEASE……



SPORTS
08/25/17

THE PATRIOTS HOST BARREN COUNTY IN THE ATHLETIC HALL OF GAME…..
KEITH GERALD….KEN RIGDON…..RICKY MCPEAK….AND JOHN HALL WILL BE INDUCTED INTO THE…… A-C-SH   ATHLETIC HALL
OF FAME….. DURING HALF-TIME CEREMONIES……A MEET AND GREET WITH THE CLASS OF TWEY-17 WILL BE HELD PRIOR TO
THE GAME AT SIX……

KICK-OFF AT PATRIOT FIELD IS SEVEN……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-
50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..       LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT……







STOLEN TRAILER
08/24/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING  THE THEFT OF AN ENCLOSED TRIALER……
THE SEVEN-BY-16  RED TRAILER…..WITH MARINE CORPS STICKERS ON THE REAR AND SIDE DOORS….WAS TAKEN FROM A
RESIDENCE  ON BAILEY’S POINT ROAD YESTERDAY…..
A REWARD IS OFFERED….AND ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THIS THEFT IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT……



ARREST
08/24/17

SCOTTSVVILLE POLICE   ARRESTED ONE PERSON  IN CONNECTION  WITH THE THEFT OF A  X-BOX  FROM JIMMY’S FURNITURE….
33  YEAR OLD NICHOLAS  CARROLL OF 51-HINTON AVENUE….APARTMENT  A-TWO WAS CHARGED  WITH RECEIVING STOLEN
PROPERTY UNDER 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS  AFTER   JENNIFER GRACE  TOLD ASSISTANT CHIEF  DARRIN TABOR SHE SAW
CARROLL  TAKE THE  X-BOX  FROM THE STORE…..GRACE FOLLOWED  HIM TO HIS RESIDENCE AT COUNTRY PLACE
APARTMENTS…..AND WHEN CARROLL  WOULDN’T ANSWER THE DOOR…ASSISTANT CHIEF TABOR AND CHIEF JEFF PEARSON
WENT TO THE RESIDENCE WERE THEY WERE GIVEN PERMISSION TO SEARCH….AND THE  X-BOX, CONTROLLERS AND A GAME
WERE LOCATED IN THE CLOSET UNDER SOME CLOTHES…..…..

AND OFFICER TREVER TOMPSON  ARRESTED  37 YEAR OLD PHILLIP TAYLOR  OF      51-HINTON AVENUE……APPARTMENT D-ONE   
ON A WARRANT CHARGING THEFT BY UNLAW TAKING-AUTO 500-DOLLARS OR MORE….BUT UNDER 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS   
AND ASSAULT-FOURTH DEGREE……



KY HOME SALES UP
08/24/17

FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE YEAR…..KENTUCKY’S  REAL ESTATE MARKET REMAINED STRONG IN EVERY CATEGORY
TRACKED……

TOTAL HOME SALES EXCEEDED THE TOTALS SEEN THROUGH THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR…...WITH AN INCREAE OF  FOUR-
POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…..FROM            24-THOUSAND-786  IN TWENTY-16….TO 25-THOUSAND- 943 THIS YEAR……

HOWEVER…..HOUSING INVENTORY FOR THE FIRST HALF OF TWENTY-17 REACHED A  SIX-MONTH LOW OF  FOUR-POINT-32
MONTHS…… DOWN   17-POINT-FOUR PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR….WHEN INVENTORIES  WERE  FIVE-POINT-23 MONTHS….
DAYS ON THE MARKET ALSO HIT A RECORD LOW…..DROPPING FROM   140 LAST YEAR TO 123 THIS YEAR……WHICH IS A
DECREASE  OF 13-PERCENT…..

THE MEDIAN PRICE FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR INCREASED TWO-POINT-THREE PERCENT FROM LAST
YEAR……REACHING  124-THOUSAND DOLLARS….WHICH IS UP FROM  121-THOUSAND LAST YEAR…..
AND THAT PUSHED THE TOTAL VOLUME OF ALL HOME SALE TO AMOST FIVE-BILLION DOLLARS…….






WEST NILE IN LOUISVILLE
08/24/17

THE LOUISVILLE  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLNESS HAS FOUND WEST NILE INFECTED MOSQUITOES IN TRAPS
IN LOUISVILLE…..

OFFICIALS SAY IT’S COMMON TO FIND  MOSQUITOES INFECTED WITH WEST NILE THIS TIME OF YEAR…..WHICH MEANS
RESIDENTS SHOOULD TAKE THE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS……IN MOST CASES……INDIVIDUALS INFECTED WITH WEST NILE
EITHER SHOW NO SYMPTMS OR RELATIVELY MILD SYMPTOMS……

LAST YEAR…..ONE PERSON DIED OF WEST NILE IN LOUISVILLE AND THERE WAS ONE OTHER NON-FATAL CASE……



WRAY
08/24/17

70 YEAR OLD WANDA SUE WRAY OF BOWLING GREEN DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..PRIVATE
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AT WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DAVID AND PAM REECE, TONY RICHEY, JAMIE AND DONNA BELCHER  
AND CHRIS BELCHER…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; LITTA MIKE SMITH ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…. NUMEROUS
GRANCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



OLIVER
08/24/17

85 YEAR OLD CARLEEN OLIVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH
MILIARY HONORS…..VISITATION  BEGINS  AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO HOSPICE  OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY  OR THE CHAIRTY OF
YOUR CHOICE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PATTY MCINTYRE OLIVER…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-ON-LAW; MICHAEL AND SUSAN OF
DELAWARE  AND ED AND LOIS OF BOWLING GREEN…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; REBECCA AND TONY GARCIA OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER  AND SISTER-IN-LAW; DEAN AND VIRGINIA   OF FLORIDA…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN, THREE STEP-
GRANDCHHILDREN, 12 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  AND EIGHT STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
08/24/17

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS ENTERTAIN  BARREN COUNTY……

IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL…..
CAMPBELLSVILLE IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON  PIKEVILLE…..







EXPANDED SMOKING ORDINANCE
08/22/17

AN EXPANDED SMOKING ORDINANCE…..PASSED BY THE LOUISVILLE METRO  COUNCIL….GOES INTO EFFECT MONDAY……

THE EXPANDED ORDINANCE   BANS THE USE OF  E-CIGARETTES  AND HOOKAHS  IN PUBLIC PLACES AND WORKSITES……

THERE ARE EXEMPTIONS……HOWEVER…..FOR   E-CIGARETTE STORES   AND       NON-TOBACCO-BASED  HOOKAH LOUNGES
THAT USE ONLY NON-TOBACCO AND  NON-NICOTINE PRODUCTS AT THE LOCATIONS…..

POSSIBLE FINES AGAINST ESTABLISHMENTS  REMAIN THE SAME AS THE ORIGINAL ORDINANCE….AS THEY RANGE FROM   50 TO
500-DOLLARS……..



DOLLAR GENERAL OPENS NEW STORE
08/22/17

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS REACHED A NEW MILESTONE BY OPENING ITS                        14-THOUSANDTH STORE IN DAUPHIN-
PENNSYLVANIA…..

DOLLAR GENERAL   HAS 57-HUNDRED EMPLOYEES IN PENNSYLVANIA…..WITH 625 STORES AND ONE DISTRIBUTION  
CENTER…….



FT. KNOX VAULT
08/22/17

YESTERDAY……FOR THE FIRST TIME  IN OVER 40-YEARS…..THE GOLD DEPOSITORY AT FORT KNOX WAS OPENED TO
CIVIALIANS……

TREASURY SECRETARY   STEVEN MNUCHIN LED A DELEGATION OF KENTUCKY POLITICIANS…..INCLUDING SENATOR  MITCH
MCCONNELL AND GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN  TO THE DEPOSITORY…..

MNUCHIN IS JUST THE THIRD  TREASURY SECRETARY TO VIEW THE GOLD AT FORT KNOX…..…



LAKE CUMBERLAND ACCIDENT
08/22/17

AN APPARENT BOATING ACCIDENT HAS CLAIMED A LIFE ON LAKE CUMBERLAND….

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE SAYS THE BODY WAS DISCOVERED  YESTERDAY AFTERNOON  NEAR
CAMPBELLS LANDING IN NANCY……

NO OTHER INFORMATION HAS BEEN RELEASED AT THIS TIME….AND AN AUTOPOSY IS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY AT THE STATE
MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE…..



SCHOOL BOARD
08/22/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING….DIRECTOR OF PUPIL PERSONNEL GARRY DEWITT  
INFORMED THE BOARD THAT ENROLLMENT.....IN GRADES  K-THRU 12 FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR…..IS   29-HUNDRED 82
STUDENTS…. AND THAT TOTAL WILL INCREASE  TO THREE-THOUSAND-82 WHEN PRESCHOOL BEGINS TOMORROW…..LAST
YEAR….ENROLL MENT WAS  29-HUNDRED-73  WITHOUT PRESCHOOL  AND THREE-THOUSAND-99 WITH  PRESCHOOL ADDED…..
SUPERINTENDENT RANDELL JACKSON  UPDATED THE BOARD ON THE SOLAR ECLIPSE ACTIVITIES AT THE SCHOOLS
YESTERDAY……

WENDELL SPEARS…..WHO IS RETIRING  AT THE END OF THE MONTH….WAS RECOGNIZED FOR HIS 11 YEARS AS
TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR…..IN WHICH TIME ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL BUSES TRAVELED  OVER FIVE-MILLION MILES….ROGER
WEAVER WILL TAKE OVER AT TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR SEPTEMBER FIRST…..
THEN BOARD THEN WENT INTO CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE LITIGATION…….



SPORTS
08/22/17

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO COVINGTON WOODS GOLF COURSE TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……

AND THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TANGE WITH WARREN EAST……







ORTHOPEDICS PLUS SOLD
08/21/17

COMMONWEALTH HEALTH CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS  HAVE  VOTED TO ACQUIRE  PRTHOPEDICS PLUS…… A
PRIVATE COMPANY  WITH SEVEN LOCATIONS  IN SOUTH-CENTRAL KENTUCKY……INCLUDING   SCOTTSVILLE…..

ORTHOPEDICS  PLUS….WHICH  WAS FORMED  IN THOUSAND-TWO…..PROVIDES REHA;BILITATIVE SERVICES FOR NON-
OPERATIVE AND POST-OPERATIVE CONDITIONS……

ORTHOPEDICS PLUS OWNER ….JASE PINEROLA……WILL JOIN  “MED CENTER HEALTH”  AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF PHYSICAL
REHABILITATION SERVICES…. OVERSEEING ORTHOPEDICS PLUS…..AS-WELLP-AS THE HEALTH SYSTEM’S EXISTING INPATIENT
AND OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL REHABILITATION LOCATIONS……



PEARCE  FORD EVACUATION
08/21/17

WESTERN STUDENTS  LIVING  IN PEARCE/FORD  TOWER WERE EVACUATED FOR A TIME YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..WHEN A
KITCHEN  FIRE BROKE  OUT ON THE 10TH FLOOR….

THE SPRINKLE SYSTEM ACTIVATED AND THE FIRE WAS CONTINED TO THE KITCHEN…..



MEETINGS
08/21/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING
COMMISSION AND GRAHAM LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMRROW AFTERNOON  AT 4 THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL  MEETS AND FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW
NIGHT   7……

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET…..



CORE POOL
08/21/17

KEEP IN MIND THAT BEGINNING TODAY……THE INDOOR POOL AT THE CORE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF
WEEKS FOR MAJOR MAINTENANCE WORK….

DURING THIS TIME…..THE OUTDOOR[POOL….SAUNA…..STEAM ROOM….AND HOT TUB WILL ALL OPEN AT SIX IN THE MORNING…..

THEN THE OUTDOOR POOL WILL CLOSE AROUND  SEVEN AT NIGHT…..WHILE THE SAUNA… STEAM ROOAM….AND HOT TUB WLL
REMAIN OPEN UNTO EIGHT-30 AS USUAL……



PARDUE
08/21/17

72 YEAR OLD KENNETH ALLEN PARDUE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY(SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; KEITH AND SANDY OF FRANKLIN….A DAUGHER AND SON-IN-LAW; KEENA AND
KEVIN WOODS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-AW; LAWAYNE  PARDUE , BRO. HILLUS AND ALICE PARDUE
AND BILLY AND RUBY PARDUE  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE, BRO. LARRY AND TINA EMERY OF ADOLPHUS AND JEFF AND KATHY EMERY
OF NORTH CAROLINA…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SHELIA AND DANNY CARTER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND REBA LONAS OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
08/21/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM TRAVELS TO WARREN CENTRAL…..
AND THE JUNOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT SOUTH WARREN……


THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL OPENS THE HOME  PORTION OF THE SEASON THIS FRIDAY NIGHT WITH THE ANNUAL “HALL OF FAME”
GAME….

THREE OUTSTANDING HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES AND A LONGTIME SUPPORTER OF THE ATHLETICS PROGRAM AT  ALLEN
COUNTY’SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR INDUCTION INTO THE  “ AC-SH”  ATHLETIC  HALL OF FAME…..

THIS YEAR’S CLASS INCLUDES FORMER ALLEN COUNTY BASKETBALL PLAYERS KEITH GERALD AND KEN RIGDON…..AC/S  
FOOTBALL PLAYER  RICKY MCPEAK….AND THE LATE DR. JOHN HALL….

A  MEET-AND-GREET  WILL BE HELD AT SIX FRIDAY NIGHT WITH THE INDUCTION CEREMONIES AT  HALF-TIME OF THE   ACS/
BARREN COUNTY GAME…..







KY STATE FAIR
08/16/17

THE KENTUCKY STATE FAIR BEGINS ITS 10-DAY RUN TOMORROW….AND THE FAIR IS ADDING SOME NEW ACTIVITIES  THIS YEAR….
THERE WILL  BE NEW EVENTS….NEW MUSIC…AND NEW FOODS TOM COMPLIMENT THE DISPLAYS AND FESTIVITIES THAT ARE A
REGULAR PART OF THE FAIR…..

SOME OF THE NEW OFFERING INCLUDE AN AREA FOR INDIVIDUALS TO VIEW AND LEARN ABOUT THE ESCLIPE ON AUGUST
21ST…….A MINI-MUSIC FESTIVAL AUGUST 24TH…….AND NEW ACTS INCLUDIGN THE FLYING WALLENDAS……
AND SOME OF THE NEW FOODS YOU CAN TRY INCLUDE ALLIGATOR AND  FRIED    MAC ‘N  CHEESE  BALLS……..

THE FAIR ALSO HAS A NEW   “APP” THAT CAN BE DOWNLOADED TO HELP PLAN YOUR VISIT TO THE FAIR AND SAVE MONEY……



ARREST
08/16/17

A SIX MONTH INVESTIGATION  BY THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN COUNTY DRUG TASK  FORCE HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF A
BOWLING GREEN  WOMAN….

FOLLOWLING AN UNDERCOVER PURCHASE OF CRYSTAL-METH…..38 YEAR OLD BRANDON  BAIZE OF 28-25 GLEN LILY ROAD WAS
ARRESTED FOLLOWING  A TRAFFIC STOP AND CHARGED WITH  SIX-COUNTS OF TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
METH  AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……

ALL OF THE PURCHASES WERE FROM AN  OLD BARREN RIVER ROAD BUSINESS…. THAT HAD NO NAME…..BUT WAS THE STORE
FRONT THAT SHE WAS SUPPOSEDLY REMODELING……



FORMER PRINCIPAL PLEADS GUILTY
08/15/17

A FORMER PRINCIPAL AT LAURE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS PLEAD GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO TRANSFERRING IMAGES
FRO MPHONES CONFISCATED FROM STUDENTS….TO HIS PERSONAL THUMB DRIVE WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT OR
KNOWLEDGE…..AND THEN SHARING THE IMAGES ON A RUSSIAN WEBSITE……

37 YEAR OLD STEPHEN GOODLETT OF ELIZABETHTOWN  WAS PRINCIPAL AT LARUE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL  FROM TWENTY-13
UNTIL HE WAS FIRED LAST  OCTOBER…..

GOODLETT…..WHO WILL BE SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT  OCTOBER 20TH…..IS FACING ADDITIONAL STATE  CHARGES…..



SYMBOL REMOVAL
08/16/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAYS  HE  “ABSOLUTELY” DISAGREES  WITH REMOVING CONFEDERATE SYMBOLS AND  MONUMENTS
FROM GOVERNMENT PROPERY…. CALLING IT THE “SANITIZATION OF HISTORY”…..
THE GOVERNOR SAID  IF WE DON’T WANT TO REPEAT THE MISTAKES OF OUR PAST…..THEN WE’D BETTER TEACH IT TO YOUR
YOUNG PEOPLE…..AND HE SAYS  IT’S THE WRONG APPROACH TO PRETEND IT DIDN’T HAPPEN…….



WAREHOUSE EXPANSION
08/16/17

MURAKAMI MANUFACTIING U-S-A…..ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY IT WILL BUILD A THREE-MILLION DOLLAR  WAREHOUSE AT ITS
FACILITY IN CAMPBELLSVILLE….THAT WILL CREATE  20 NEW JOPBS……

THE CURRENT FACILITY  WILL BE EXPANDED  BY 50-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET TO CONSOLIDATE STORAGE…..INCREASE
MANUFACTURING CAPACITY…..AND STREAMLINE PRODUCTION FLOW…..CONSTRUCTION IS EXPEXCTED TO  START NEXT
MONTH AND BE COMPLETED BY  MARCH OF NEXT YEAR…..

KENTUCKY’S AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY INCLUDES  520 FACILITIES THAT EMPLOY OVER 100-THOUSAND……. AND THRU JULY OF
THIS YEAR…...AUTOMOTIVE RELATED COMPANIES HAD COMMITTED TO MORE THAN  FOUR-BILLION DOLLARS IN EXPANSION AND
NEW-LOCATIONS PROJECTS…..



HOLDER
08/16/17

76 YEAR OLD MARY JO HOLDER OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SESRVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN BEECH GROVE CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; KIM AND JIM SPEARS OF ADOLPHUS AND JEANIE AND TIM DICKERSON
OF GREENVILLE…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DONNA MAE AND MIKE COLTON OF MICHIGAN….A SISTER-IN-LAW; LINDA
HOLDER OF ADOLPHUS…..AND FRANK GOAD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN, TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN, SIX
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND A STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



WRIGHT
08/16/17

57 YEAR OLD MICHAEL LYNN WRIGHT OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY….
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY IS WIFE; ROBIN WRIGHT…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; JAMI WRIGHT AND ASHELY AND WESLEY
SAYRE ALL OF INDIANA…..A STEP-SON AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRANDON AND KRYSTAL MORRIS  OF  BOWLING GREEN….
TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS; MANDY SPIVEY OF INDIANA  AND ASHLEY LINDSEY OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTERS-IN-LAW; TOM AND GINA OF OKLAHOMA AND BRIAN AND TAMMI OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-
LAW; BARBARA AND MITCHELL JENKINS OF FOUNNTAIN RUN…..16 GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/16/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE CARDINALS ARE IN BOSTON TO TAKE ON THE RED SOX…..
THE REDS PLAY THE CUBS IN CHICAGO……
THE BRAVES ARE ON THE ROAD TO COLORADO……

AND THE HOT RODS ENTERTAIN LAKE COUNTY……







CITY COUNCIL
08/15/17

AT THEIR MEETING LAST NIGHT…..SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL GAVE FIRST READING TO AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE TAX
RATE…..
A  LENGHY DISCUSSION ENSUED ON TAKING THE FOUR-PERCENT  INCREASE VERUS A NEEDED INCREASE IN SEWER RATES…..
BEFORE THE ORDINANCE  PASSED ON FIRST  READING   ON A FIVE TO ONE  VOTE…..A  PUBLIC HEARING WILL HAVE TO BE HELD
ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE…..
THE COUNCIL GAVE FINAL APPROVAL  TO AN ORDINANCE  ADOPTING   THE “CODE OF ORDINANCE”…..AND AUTHORIZED THE
MAYOR TO ADVERTISE FOR BLACKTOP BIDS……

AND THE COUNCIL WAS INFORMED THAT THE BID OPENING FOR THE WEST MAIN STREET RENOVATION WILL BE  AUGUST
24TH……



SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
08/15/17

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE  CONTROL  SAYS THREE KENTUCKIANS…..ARE AMONG 141 INDIVIDUAL IN  19-STATES…..THE HAVE
BEEN INFECTED WITH STRAINS OF SALMONELLA TRACED BACK TO PAPAYAS IMPORTED FROM MEXICO……

OFFICIALS HAVE LINKED THE OUTBREAK TO THE  MARADOL PAPAYAS…..FROM THE CARICA  DE CAMPECHE FARM IN MEXICO….
AND THE  C-D-C  IS WARNING CONSUMERS AND RESTAURANTS TO DISPOSE OF ANY PAPAYAS FROM THE COMPANY…..

IN TWENTY-14…..THE U-S  IMPORTED   NEARLY  50-BILLON DOLLARS IN FOOD FROM CANADA….CHINA….INDIA….AND  MEXICO……



HISTORIC PLACES
08/14/17

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE  HAS ADDED EIGHT SITES AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH….INCLUDING A MOTEL NEAR CAVE
CITY…..TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES…..….

THE KENTUCKY HERITAGE COUNCIL AND STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICES  APPROVED THE NOMINATED SITES IN
MAY…...BEFORE THEY WERE SUBMITTED TO THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE…..

THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES IS AN OFFICIAL LIST OF HISTORIC AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES DEEMED
WORTHY OF PRERSERVATION……



ARREST-METCALFE
08/15/17

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SUMMERSHADE MAN ON MURDER CHARGES…..

46 YEAR OLD BOBBIE LAWSON WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE  AND ABUSE OF A
CORPSE….
THE COLUMBIA POST WAS CONTACTED  BY THE METCALFE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IN REFERENCE TO A DECEASED
PERSON FOUND AT A RESIDENCE  ON NOBOB-SUMMER SHADE ROAD….AND THE INNVESTIGAITON  LED TO THE ARREST OF
LAWSON…..

THE IDENTITY OF THE DECEASED IS YET TO BE DETERMINED  AND AN AUTOPSY WILL BE CONDUCTED TODAY AT THE STATE
MEDICAL  EXAMINERS OFFICE…..



SPORTS
08/15/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……..

YESTERDAY....THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM DROPPED A TWO TO ONE DECISION TO WARREN EAST…….







BUDGET SHORTFALL
08/14/17

FRIDAY……STATE ECONOMISTS ISSUED THEIR FIRST PLANNING ESTIMATES FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR…….AND
TAXPAYERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH COULD BE FACING A BUDGET SHORTFALL OF MORE THAN  200-MILLION DOLLARS……

THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE CALLS FOR TAX COLLECTIONS OF ABOUT 10-POINT-EIGHT BILLION DOLLARS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
THAT ENDS JUNE 30TH….TWENTY-18….. HOWEVER……ECONOMISTS SAY THEY EXPECT COLLECTONS WILL  BE ABOUT 10-POINT-
SIX  BILLION……

THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP CHOSE THE MOST PESSIMISTIC OF THREE OPTIONS THEY WERE
PRESENTED……CITING THE PARTISAN RANCOR IN CONGRESS AS MAKING IT DIFFICULT  TO PREDICT FEDERAL TAX POLICY…….

THEIR OFFICIAL ESTIMATE WON’T BE FINALIZED UNTIL DECEMBER…….



CITY COUNCIL
08/14/17

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT…..ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE REGULAR REPORTS…..AND
TONIGHT’S CITY COUNCIL MEETING CAN BE  HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK……STARTING AROUND SIX…..



ARREST
08/14/17

THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE WEN TO FOUR-ZERO-FOUR  EAST MAPLE IN SCOTTSVILLE…WHERE DETECTIVES  WERE
GIVEN CONSENT TO SEARCH AND THEY FOUND SUSPECTED CRYSTAL METH, CASH. PILLS, MARIJAUANA, SCALES, SYRINGS AND
VARIOUS OTHER DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..

38 YEAR OLD AMY STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE  WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND
POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHEERNALIA…..

AND 27 YEAR OLD JAMES POWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, TWO
COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA…..



PLANE CRASH
08/14/17

SATURDAY MORNING THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  RECEIVED A CALL THAT A BI-PLANE HAS CRASHED  AT
CROSSWINDS GOLF COURE….

THE PLANE STRUCK A NUMBER OF TREES….CAUSING IT TO SPIN AND COME TO REST ON THE FOURTH HOLE FAIRWAY……

THE PILOT WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….AND THE INVESTIGAITON INTO THE CAUSE OF THE
CRASH CONTINUES…..





FORMER KSP DETECTIVE INDICTED
08/14/17

A FORMER  KENTUCKY STATE POLICE DETECTIVE  HAS BEED INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURYY…WITH MAKE FALSE
STATEMENTS ABOUT THE DESTRUCTION OF EVIDENCE IN A MURDER CASE HE WAS INVESTIGATING…..

THE INDICTMENT ALLEGES THAT  41 YEAR OLD CHARLES SENTER….DURING A HEARING IN JULY TWENTY-14…..FALSELY STATED
HE HAD PERMISION TO DESTRY A TELEPHONE CORD AND KNIFE……

TRAIL IS SET FOR OCTOBER 16TH…..AND WE REMIND LISTENERS THAT AN INDICTMENT IS A FORMAL CHARGE AND NOT PROOF
OF GUILT……



MEETINGS
08/14/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH
MEET AT 7…..

THURDAY MORNING AT SEVEN-30 THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS, THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT  4 THE
MECICAL CENTER  AT SCOTTSVILE ALZHERMER’S  SUPPORT GROUP MEETS, THE  HALFREY/DALTON  V-F-W MEETS THURSDAY
NIGHT AT 6  AND  THE CATTLEMEN  MEET AT 7……



BUTTERFLY WAY STATION
08/14/17

THE GARDEN CLUB OF KENTUCKY WILL DEDICATE THE LATEST OF A SERIES OF MONARCH BUTTERFLY WAY STATIONS  AT
BARREN RIVER LAKE STATE PARK TODAY….
THE CEREMONY  WILL BE AT 10 JUST BELOW THE LODGE PATIO AND POOL…..

MEMBERS OF THE GARDEN CLUB OF KENTUCKY AND THE GLASGOW GARDEN CLUB BEGAN WORKING WITH PARK STATE IN
TWENY-13……TO DESIGN AND INSTALL THE MONARCH WAY STATION…..

MONACH WAY STATIONS ARE  GARDENS THAT PROVIDE  MILKWEED…..WHICH IS THE ONLY PLANT MONARCH CATEPILLERS WILL
EAT…..THE WAY STATIONS PROVIDE NURTITION AND SHELTER FOR THE  OF MONARCH BUTTERLFYIES ON THE MIGRATION TO
AND FROM MEXIXO…………
11 OTHER STATE PARKS HAVE  MONARCH WAY STATION…..AND TWO PARKS PLAN TO OPEN WAY STATIONS SOON……



HURT
08/14/17

83 YEAR OLD EURIE BROWN HURT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..
FUNERAL SERVIVCES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO MT. UNION GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BARBARA AND SAM STOVALL AND…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;
DANNY AND MARY BROWN AND RICKYAND AND EDNA BROWN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-
LAW; CLARA CRUMP OF CAVE CITY AND OLA AND RONNIE MILLER OF BOWLING GREEN…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN; 13 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN, TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN. SIX STEP-GREAT-GRANDCCHILDREN AND SIX STEP-GREAT-GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



CLINE
08/14/17

79 YEAR OLD BETSY CLINE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME,,,,,,

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JERRY CLINE…..A SON; DR. ERICK CLINE OF MAINE…..AND A SISTER; WANDA WINGO OF
FLORIDA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



MADDEN
08/14/17

67 YEAROLD WILLIAM AUBREY MADDEN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING A 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW SALEM
MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTEROON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS CHILDREN:  CANDY AND BILLY JOE….A STEP-SON; MIKE PHILLIPSON…..A  SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
CONNIE AND MELVIN GROCE OF GLASGOW……AND FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; RONNIE AND DEE, HORACE AND
MARY,  RICHARD  AND LARRY AND DAWN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GARY AND KAREN OF TENNESSEE……



SPORTS
0814/17

THE PATRIOT  AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO THE ROLLING HILLS COUNTY CLUB  TO TAKE ON   LOGAN
COUNTY AND RUSSELLVILLE….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TANGLE WITH  WARREN EAST….








SENIOR PARADE
08/10/17

AS THE ANNUAL  FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL……SENIOR PARADE……MADE ITS WAY THROUGH THE SCOTTSVILLE SQUARE THIS
MORNING…..TWO YOUNG LADIES WERE INJURED….WHEN THEY LOST THEIR BALANCE…..AND  FELL OUT OF THE BACK OF A
PICKUP…..
BOTH WERE TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN……
AND AUTHORITIES HAVE RELEASED NOT OTHER INFORMATION ON THE INCIDENT……



SCHOOL CALENDAR
08/010/17

IT’S  BACK TO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL  DISTRICT TODAY…..

FALL BREAK WILL BE OCTOBER SECOND THRU SEVENTH…..
NOVEMBNER 22ND THRU THE 24TH WILL BE THANKSGIVING BREAK….
THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS BREAK WILL RUN FROM DECEMBER 18TH THRU JANUARY FIRST……
AND SPRING BREAK WILL BE  APRIL  SECOND THRU SIXTH….

AS OF RIGHT NOW……THE LAST DAY FOR STUDENT THIS SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE  MAY 23RD AND GRADUATION IS SET FOR MAY
25TH…….



TRAIN FIRE
08/10/17

A FIRE ON A TRAIN IN HART COUNTY YESERDAY MORNING.....DISRUPTED  CLASSES AT BONNIEVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR
A SHORT TIME……

STATE POLICE SAY A SMALL ELECTRICAL PANEL IN A  C-Z-X  TRAIN’S ENGINE COMPARTMENT  CAUGHT FIRE………THE TRAIN WAS
CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS…...BUT NONE OF THOSE CARS WERE NEAR THE FRONT OF THE TRAIN…..

THE STUDENTS WERE EVACUATED A SAFE DISTANCE AWAY…....AND NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED……



KY TO RECEIVE SETTLEMENT FUNDS
08/10/17

THE COMMONWEALTH WILL BE RECEIVING 80-THOUSAND DOLALRS  FROM  A SETTLEMENT WITH NATIONWIDE MUTUAL  
INSURANCE COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDARY….ALLIED PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY…. CONCERNING AN
OCTOBER TWENTY-12 DATA BREACH…..

THE BREACH WAS ALLEGEDLY CAUSED BY THE FAILURE TO APPLY A CRITICAL SECURITY PATCH…..AND RESULED IN THE LOSS
OF PERSONAL INFORMATION BELONGING TO ONE-POINT-27 MILLION CUSTOMER…..
A TOTAL OF 720 KENTUCKIANS WERE AFFECTED BY THE BREACH……



SUIT CAN PROCEED
08/10/17

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE HAS RULED THAT ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESGHER’S LAWSUIT AGAINST
GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN CAN PROCEED…

THE SUIT IS OVER AN EXECUTIVE ORDER REORGANIZING SEVERAL BOARDS  THAT GOVERN PUBLIC EDUCATION…..

IN HIS RULING……WINGATE CONVERTED BEVIN’S MOTION TO DISMISS INTO A MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT .AND GAVE
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE  20 DAYS TO RESPOND……



PAINTED ROCKS
08/10/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS STARTED  A NEW CAMPAIGN  TO RAISE AWARENESS OF KENTUCKY’S  OPIOID EPIDEMIC  AND HIS
…..”DON’T LET THEM DIE”…..INITIATIVE…..

HIS OFFICE HAS BEGUN PLACING PAINTED ROCKS AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH WITH MESSAGES ON THEM…… FOLLOWING
THE NEW TREND OF PAINTED ROCK SEARCHES…..A FORM OF   HIDE-AN-GO-SEEK….. WHERE VOLUNTEERS PAINT AND
DECORATE ROCKS AND PLACE THEM FOR OTHERS TO FIND…..

WHEN YOU FIND A ROCK…..TAKE YOUR PICTURE WITH IT THEN POST THE PHOTO TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLET OF YOUR
CHOICE……THEN  HIDE THE ROCK  FOR OTHERS TO FIND……

THE PROMOTION IS INTENDED TO BE ENCOURAGING AND FUN…..AS IT SEEKS TO RAISE AWARENESS ACROSS KENTUCKY
ABOUT A TRAGICALLY SERIOUS EPIDEMIC…..
LAST YEAR……JUST OVER 14-HUNDRED KENTUCKIANS DIED AS A RESULT OF AN OPIOID OVERDOSE…….



SPORTS
08/10/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GREENWOOD…..

AND THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM HOLDS THEIR FINAL SCRIMAMGE AS EDMONSON COUNTY  COMES TO PATRIOT  FIELD…..
TONIGHT’S SCRIMMAGE  STARTS AT SIX……







CORE CHILD CARE
08/09/17

SCHOOL  BEGINS   FOR STUDENTS IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TOMORROW……AND THE  “CORE”  WILL ONCE
AGAIN BE  OFFERING  LICENSED CHILD CARE….

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL TWO-THREE-SEVEN-FIVE-SEVEN-ZERO-FOUR……



ARREST
08/09/17

MONDAY NIGHT……THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT ONE-ZERO-SIX  PACE AVENUE IN
GLASGOW….IN REFERENCE TO POSSIBLE  DRUG TRAFFICKING  AND DRUG USE….

RECOVERED WERE SUSPECTED  CRYSTAL  METH…..MARIJUANA…..SCALES…..AND A FIREARM…..

54 YEAR OLD LARRY HUFF OF GLASGOW WAS ARRESTED  AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUSUBSTANCE-
METH, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A
CONVICTED FELON…..



FT. CAMPBELL DEPLOYMENT
08/09/17

HUNDREDS OF SOLDIERS FROM FORT CAMPBELL ARE DEPLOYING TO SOUTHWEST ASIA…

MEMBERS OF THE SECOND-SQUADRON……17TH CALVARY REGIMENT…..101ST COMBAT AVIATION BRIGADE WILL SERVE A NINE-
MONTH TOUR…..

THE UNITS FOCUS WILL BE TO BUILD CAPACITY  IN THE MIDDLE EAST TO INCREASE REGIONAL  SELF-RELIANCE AND IMPROVE  
SECURITY……



AUTO PLANTS
08/08/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAY HE’S TRYING TO COVINCE  TWO JAPANESE AUTOMAKERS  BUILD A ONE-POINT-SIX BILLION DOLLAR
PLANT IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

TOYOTA AND MAZDA ANNOUCED LAST WEEK THEY PLANN  TO CONSTRUCT A JOINT FACTORY TO BUILD COROLLAS AND A NEW
CROSS-OVER MODEL MAZDA…..

TOYOTA  HAS A PLANT IN GEORGEOWN THAT BUILDS CAMERY AND AVALON MODELS……



SPORTS
08/09/17

THE N-C-A-A  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT KENTUCKY….SYRACUSE…..AND THE BIG 10 RECORDED THREE OF THE TOP
ATTENDANCE RECORDS LAST SEASON….

THE WILDCATS  LED THE NATION  WITH AN AVERAGE ATTENDANCE OF  ALMOST 24-THOUSAND…. SYRACUSE WAS THE ONLY
TEAM TO TOP 400-THOUSAND IN TOTAL ATTENDANCE…..AND THE BIG 10…..FOR THE 41ST CONSECUTIVE  SEASON…..WAS THE
TOP CONFERENCE IN MEN’S BASKETBALL ATTENDANCE AT THREE-POINT-NINE MILLION…….







HS OPEN HOUSE
08/07/17

BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN  HOUSES CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON…..AS THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HOLD OPEN HOUSE FROM FOUR
TO SIX…….



FATAL-CUMBERLAND
08/07/17

AN ACCIDENT .IN THE LIMITS OF  MARROWBONE CLAIMED A LIFE…

STATE POLCIE  SAY  32 YEAR OLD JEFFERY CYPHERS OF BURKSVILLE  WAS TRAVELING  ON KENTUCKY-90…WHEN HE
ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A LEFT HAND TURN INTO A PRIVATE CRIVE…...AND COLLIDED WITH A MOTORCYCLE OPERATED BY  20
YEAR OLD ZACHERY GRAY ALSO OF BURKESVILLE…..

GRAY…..WHO WASN’T WEARING A HELMET….DIED AT THE SCENE…..WHILE CYPHERS WASN’T INJURED……



FANCY FARM
08/07/17

THE 137TH ANNUAL FANCY FARM PICNIC WAS SATURDAY…..AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR AND HOUSE MINORITY
LEADER ROCKY ADKINS INCREASED SPECULATION THAT BOTH OF THEM WILL BE RUNNING IN THE TWENTY-19  GOVERNORS
RACE….

AS ADKINS SAID HE IS SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING A RUN FOR GOVERNOR….WHILE BESHEAR SAID HE HASN’T DECIDED…..BUT
HE DID RELEASE HIS TWENTY-16 TAX RETURNS….AND CHALLENGED OTHER STATE LAWMAKERS TO DO THE SAME….



FINANCIAL SERVICES
08/07/17

THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS  HAS RELEASED ITS TWENTY-16 ANNUAL REPORT……WHICH FINDS THE
FINANCIAL  SERVCIES INDUSTRY IN THE COMMONWEALTH GROWING….AS DEMONSTRATED  BY TOTAL ASSETS AT STATE-
CHARTED BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS INCREASING BY FIVE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT AND  SIX-POINT-15  PERCENT
RESPECTIVELY……

THE D-F-I’s   “DEPOSITORY DIVISION”  SUPERVISED 133 STATE-CHARTED BANKS WITH ASSETS FROM 23-MILLION TO FOUR-POINT-
EIGHT BILLION  DOLLARS….AND 24 STATE-CHARTERED CREDIT UNIONS WITH ASSETS FROM 700-MILLION TO ONE-POINT-ONE
BILLION DOLLARS……

AND AS PART OF GOVERNOR’S RED TAPE REDUCTION INITIATIVE…..D-F-I  BEGAN  A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF IT
REGULATIONS….AND ELIMINATED OR AMENDED 10-PERCENT OF REGULATIONS DEEMED UNNECESSARY OR OUTDATED…..



MEETINGS
08/07/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT 6-30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE CLUB
BOTH MEET AT 7……

TOMORROW AFTERNOONA T FOUR THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER AND HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCILS MEET….

THURSDAY MORNING AT 9  IS THE ANNUAL RETIRED TEACHERS AND EMPLOYEES BRAKFAST, THE LIONS CLUB MEETS
THURSDAY NIGHT  AT 6-30 AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET A T 7…..



HOFFMAN
08/07/17

32 YEAR OLD ADAM NEAL HOFFMAN OF FOUNTAIN FUN….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..DIED  SATURDAY AT UNIVERSITY OF
LOUISVILLE MEDICAL CENTER……FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 FRIDAY MORNING AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME….
AND AFTER EIGHT SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPAHTY MAY BE MADE TO THE ADAM HOFFMAN
SCHOLARSIP FUND OR THE KENTUCKY JUNIOR SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KAROL ANN SHIRLEY HOFFMAN…..TWO SON; REID AND BOTH OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..HIS PARENTS;
ROGER HOFFMAN OF FRANKLIN AND DONNA HOFFMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; AMY MILLER OF BOWLING GREEN……HIS
FATHER AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND LEISA SHIRLEY…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; KYLE AND MEGAN SHIRLEY
ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..HIS GRANDFATHER;  ELMER HOFFMAN OF OHIO….AND GRANDMOTHER-IN-LAW;  FRANCIS ROYCE OD
EDMONTON…..



SPORTS
08/07/17

THE CARDINALS ARE ON THE ROAD TO KANSAS CITY….
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE PADRES….

AND THE HOT RODS HOST SOUTH BEND……







CRAFT NOMINATION CONFIRMED
08/04/17

THE U-S SENATE HAS CONFIRMED  THE NOMINATION OF GLASGOW  NATIVE KELLY KNIGHT CRAFT AS THE NEXT AMBASSADOR TO
CANADA….WHICH IS THE SECOND LARGEST GOODS TRADING PARTNER WITH THE U-S…..WITH 544-BILLION DOLLARS IN
GOODS  TRADED BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES  LAST YEAR…..

CRAFT WAS PREVIOUSLY A  U-S  DELEGATE TO THE UNITED NATIONS……



OUTDOOR RECREATION
08/04/17

ACCORDING TO A NEW NATIONAL STUDY….THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF OUTDOOR RECREATION IN THE COMMONWEALTH  
JUMPED TO 12-OINT-EIGHT BILLION DOLLARS LAST  YEAR……WHICH IS UP FROM EIGHT-POINT-FOUR BILLON  IN TWETNY-12……

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM SAYS .OUTDOOR RECREATION IN THE COMMONWEALTH DIRECTLY SUPPORTS
THREE-POINT-SIX BILLION DOLLARS INWAGES AND SALARIES   FROM 120-THOUSAND JOBS…..AND PROVIDES 756-MILLION
DOLLARS IN STATE AND LOCAL TAX REVENUE…..

THEY STUDY……DONE BY THE OUTDOOR INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION….FOUND  THE COMMONWEALTH  IS STARTING TO POSITION
ITSELF AS A TOP-TIER DESTINATION FOR TRAVELERS SEEKING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES…..



STATE CHARGES DISMISSED
08/04/17

STATE CHARGES AGAINST A MUNFORDVILLE MAN….WHO WAS ACCUSED OF PLACING GLASS  SHARDS IN CUPS PRODUCED AT
DART CONTAINER  IN HORSE CAVE AND SENT TO RESTAURANTS…..HAVE BEEN DISMISSED SO THE FEDERAL CASE MAY
PROCEED…..

WAYLON HORTON FACED 139 COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT   AND 139 COUNT OF POSSESSION OF A DESTRUCTIVE
DEVISE  IN STATE COURT…..IN FEDERAL COURT….HORTON IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF CONSUMER PRODUCT
TAMPERING……

THE STATE CHARGES WERE DISMISSED  WITHOUT  “PREJUDICE”……MEANING THEY CAN BE REFILED……



DEFORD
08/04/17

66 YEAR OLD STEVE DEFORD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDECE…. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE
FUNERAL  HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATION FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIED BY A DAUGHTER; REBECCA  KEMERY OF ARIZONA…..THELMA WILLIS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND EUGENE WILLIS,
TERRY AND TINA WILLIS AND DAVID AND ALISA WILLIS ALL OF OHIO…….



SPORTS
08/04/17

AFTER 17 YEARS IN THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE  MIKE FISHER HAS ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT…

THE 37 YEAR OLD FISHER WAS DRAFTED BY THE OTTAWA SENATORS  1998…..AND WAS TRADED TO THE PREDATORS DURING
THE TWENTY-10-11 SEASON……







TREASURER COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
08/03/17

KENTUCKY STATE TREASURER ALLISON BALL HAS PROMOTED  HER EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT….LORAN HART FERGUSON….TO
SERVE AS COMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR….


FERGUSON…..A MONROE COUNTY NATIVE…..ATTENDED LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE AND THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY….AND
ALSO INTERNED FOR FORMER FIRST DISTRICT COMGRESSMAN  ED WHITFIELD…….



“AG TAG” DONATIONS UP
08/03/17

KENTUCKY  “AG” TAG DONATONS HAVE RISEN NEALRY 14-PERCENT….TO REACH AN ALL TIME HIGH….AS  VOLUNTARY  “AG”  TAG
DONATIONS  REACHED  630-THOUSAND DOLLARS  FOR THE FISCAL YEAR THAT  ENDED JUNE 30TH…..

KENTUCKY DROVERS….. WHO BUY OR RENEWS FARM VEHICLE PLATES…. CAN MAKE A VOLUNTARY DONATION OF UP TO  10-
DOLLARS  TO THE  “AG TAG” FUND…..THE PROCEEDS ARE THEN DIVIDED EQUALLY BETWEEN   KENTUCKY  FOUR-H….
KENTUCKY  F-F-A…..AND THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF  AGRICULTURE…..

THEN HALF OF THE FOUR-H AND F-F-A FUNDS  GO BACK TO THE COUNTY WHERE THE TAG WAS PURCHASED….WHERE THE
TWO ORGANIZATIONS USE THEM TO SUPPORT LOCAL PROGRAMS….AWARDS…..AND SCHOLARSHIPS……



BEVIN ON INSTAGRAM
08/03/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  HAS LAUNCHED AN INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT….WHICH WILL JOIN HIS TWITTER AND FACEBOOK
ACCOUNTS IN SHARING NEWS FROM THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE…..

WITH THE…STORY FEATURE ON INSTAGRAM….THE GOVERNOR  WILL GIVE FOLLOWERS  UP-TO-DAY NEWS AND A LOOK  BEHIND-
THE-SCENES  AT WHAT GOES ON AT THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE…..

FOLLOWERS ARE ALSO ENCOURAGED TO POST PHOTOS AND VIDEOS ON INSTAGRAM……TWITTER…..AND FACEBOOK…..WHICH  
MAY BE SHARED ON THE INSTAGRAM PAGE….



OFFICE FURNISHING FOR SALE
08/03/17

IF YOU’RE IN NEED OF DESKS….FILING CABINETS…..CHAIRS….OR OTHER OFFICE FURNISHINGS……NEXT WEDNESDY…AUGUST
NINTH….THE DIVISON OF SURPLUS PROPERTY WILL L HOLD A SPOT-BID-SALE IN FRANKFORT….FROM EIGHT TO ONE…. TO  
SELL THE FURNISHINGS FROM THE 24-STORY CAPITAL TOWER……

BIDDING  WILL END AT ONE…..ALL SALES WILL BE FINAL…. AND PAYMENT MUST BY MADE BY SIX THAT NIGHT……

ALL ITEMS MUST BE REMOVED BY THREE-30 ON FRIDAY THE 11TH….AND THERE WILL BE NO AFTER HOURS OR WEEK-END
LOADING……AND FAILURE TO REMOVE THE ITEMS WILL DISBAR THE BIDDER FROM ANY  COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
PUBLIC SALES FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS….

FOR MORE  INFORMATION…..CALL FIVE-ZERO-TWO…FIVE-SEVEN-THREE….48-36……



SPORTS
08/03/17

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TO THE CROSSWINDS GOLF COURSE TO PLAY IN THE
SOUTH WARREN INVITATIONALS







BLACK HEREFORD ASSOCIATIOBN
08/02/17

THE AMERICAN BLACK HEREFORD ASSOCIATION IS MOVING  ITS HEADQUARTERS TO BOWLING GREEN…AND THEY WILL BE
LOCATED AT 400 EAST MAIN STREET…IN SUITE THREE-10-A….

THE MOVE  TO THE COMMONWEALTH  IS MADE POSSIBLE….IN PART…WITH  A KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE DEVELOPLMENT FUND
GRANT…..
THE ASSOCIATION WAS APPROVED FOR UP TO 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN FUNDING…..WITH THE REQUIRMENT OF  50-
THOUSAND DOLLARS IN STATE FUNDS…..TO BE MATCHED BY    50-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN COUNTY  FUNDS…..

THE FUNDING WILL ALSO BE USED FOR REGIONAL L WORKSHOPS…COST-SHARE PROGRAMS….HOSTING  THE  “ A-B-H-A”  
JUNIOR NATIONALS.….HOSTING THE AMERICAN BLACK HEREFORD SALES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND HOSTING A  
“WELCOME TO KEKTUCKY TOUR”   FOR ASSOCIATION MEMBERS………..



UNPAID WAGES
08/02/17

LAST MONTH…..THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET COLLECTED  ALMOST 256-THOUSAND DOLLARS  IN UNPAID WAGES TO
WORKERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

UNPAIID OVERTIME…WITHHLED FINAL PAY CHECKS….AND ILLEGAL DEDUCTIONS ARE AMONG THE  TYPES OF WAGE AND HOUR
VIOLATIONS  THE CABINET PROSECUTES…..

ENFORCEMENT TYPICALLY BEGINS WITH A COMPLAINT…..INVESTIGATORS ARE THEN ASSIGNED TO THE CASE TO DETERMINE
COMPLIANCE WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S WAGE AND HOUR LAWS…..MONITOR THE CORRECTION OF ANY VIOLATIONS….AND
COLLECT BACK WAGES IMPROPERLY WITHHELD…..



MISSING EDMONSON TEEN
08/02/17

THE EDMONSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING TEEN….

15 YEAR OLD JOSHUA CLEMONS….OF ROCKY HILL….WAS LAST SEEN JUST BEFORE THREE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….

CLEMONS….WHO TOOK HIS PARENTS SILVER….TWENTY-17  NISSAN THREE-70-Z… WAS WEARING A GRAY EDMONSON COUNTY
FOOTBALL  T-SHIRT  WITH THE SLEEVES CURT OUT….SHORTS…..AND NIKE ATHLETIC SHOES….

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION  ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF JOSHUA CLEMONS IS ASKED TO CONTACT  THE EDMONSON COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..



FORMER BULLITT DEPUTY SENTENCED
08/02/17

A FORMER BULLITT COUNTY SPECIAL SHERIFF’S DEPUTY HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO 36-MONTHS IN
PRISON….FOLLOWED BY A FIVE-YEARS OF  SUPERVISED RELEASE….AND ORDERED  TO PAY A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR  FINE….

40 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER MATTINGLY OF SHEPHERDSVILLE  HAD ADMITED  THAT HE CONSPIRED WITH OTHERS TO
KNOWINGLY  AND INTENTIONALLY DISTRIBUTE MORE THAN   ONE-THOUSAND-KILOGRAMS…BUT LESS THAN THREE-THOUSAND-
KILOGRAMS OF MARIJUANA IMPORTED FROM CALIFORNIA……



REPORT
08/02/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS RELEASED THE JULY ACTIVITY REPORT….

DURING THE MONTH…..TROOPERS AND DETECTIVES ISSUED 11-HUNDRED-75 CITATIONS WITH 338 BEING FOR SPEEDING AND
119 FOR SEAT BELT USAGE…
15 D-U-I  ARRESTS WERE MADE….116  ACCIDENTS WERE INVESTIGATED..….             11-HUNDRED-82 COMPLAINTS WERE
ANSWERED…33-CRIMINAL  CASES WERE OPENED….AND 91-CRIMINAL ARRESTS WERE MADE…..



SPORTS
08/02/17


TOPPER HEAD BASKETBALL COACH RICK STANSBURY SAYS FRESHMAN CENTER MITCHELL ROBINSON   HAS  BEEN GRANTED  A
RELEASE TO TRANSFER FROM THE PROGAM….A DAY AFTER THE SEVEN-FOOTER WAS SUSPENDED…. INDEFINITELY… FOR AN
USPECIFIED VIOLATION OF TEAM RULES….

ROBINSON HAD ENROLLED IN SUMMER CLASSES AT WESTERN AND HAD PRACTICED AS RECENTLY AS LAST WEEK…..

HIS DEPARTURE LEAVES THE HILLTOPPERS WITHOUT THEIR HIGHEST-RATED RECRUIT IN PROGRAM HISTORY…..







OPEN HOUSE
08/01/17

OPEN HOUSES CONTINUE IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT THIS AFTERNOON…..AS THE PRIMARY CENTER WILL HAVE
THEIR SECOND KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE FROM FOUR TO SIX…..

AND THE INTERMEDICATE CENTER WILL ALSO HOLD OPEN HOUSE THIS AFTERNOON FROM FOUR TO SIX……



ARREST
08/01/17

FRIDAY…..THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CHIILD PROTECTION….RESPONDED  TO A
RESIDENCE  ON HAPPY VALLY ROAD IN REFERENCE TO POSSIBLE DRUG ACTIVITY BEING PERFORMED  IN THE PRESENCE OF
TWO SMALL JUVENILES…..

DETECTIVES RECEIVED CONSENT TO SEARCH THE RESIDENCE  AND LOCATED SUSPECTED  CRYSTAL METH, MARIJUANA, PILLS,
DRUG PARAPHERNALIA  AND FIREARMS…..ALONG WITH A 16-YEAR OLD   WHO WAS ALLOWED TO USE  DRUGS AT THE
RESIDENCE….
27 YEAR OLD KATIE THOMPSON  WAS CHARGED WITH ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR….
28 YEAR OLD CHARLES  PREECE OF GLASGOW WAS CHARGED WITH A NUMBR OF DRUG OFFENSES, POSSESSION  OF A
HANDGUN  BY A COVICTED FELON AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOT….
20 YEAR OLD DAKOTAWILSON OF GLASGOW  WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF DRUG OFFENSES AND TAMPERING WITH
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE…
THE 16-YEAR OLD WAS CITIED  AND RELEASED TO A FAMILY MEMBER……  



FATAL-WASHINGTON
08/01/17

AN ACCIDENT  IN WASHINGTON COUNTY……TWO MILES EAST OF SPRINGFIELD…. CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO-THOUSAND-THREE TOYOTA…..DRIVEN BY 25 YEAR OLD DYLAN  CHEATHAM….LEFT THE ROADWAY  
AND STRUCK AND EMBANKMENT AND A TREE….
CHEATHAM….WHO WASN’T WEARING A SEATBELT….WAS EJECTED AND DIED AT THE SCEHE…..AND HIS PASSENGER  WAS
TAKEN TO  EPHRAIM MCDOWELL  HOSPITAL……



KY TEEN SUICIDE RATE
08/01/17

ACCORDING TO “KENTUCKY FORWARD”…..A TWENTY-16  SURVEY FOUND THAT EIGHT-POINT-TWO PERCENT OF THE
COMMONWEALTH’S HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES……ABOUT ONE-IN-12….SAID THEY HAS ATTEMPTED SUICIDE AT LEAST ONCE
IN THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS…..EVEN THOUGHT IT’S HIGH….. THE NATIONAL RATE IS EVEN HIGHER AT NINE-POINT-FOUR
PERCENT….

SUICIDE IS THE SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH AMONG KENTUCKY’S TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS…..AND THE “KENTUCKY
INCENTIVES FOR PREVENTION” SURVEY IS GIVEN TO STUDENTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH IN EVEN-NUMBERD GRADES…..
STARTING IN THE SIXTH GRADE……

THE SURVEY PRIMARILY ASSESSES ALCOHOL….TOBACCO….AND OTHER DRUG USE…...BUT ALSO LOOKS AT SUICIDE AND
OTHER HIGH RISK BEHAVIORS……



ACLU SUES BEVIN
08/01/17

THE A-C-L-U OF KENTUCKY HAS FILED SUIT AGAINST GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN FOR HIS BLOCKING OF SOME INDIVIDUALS ON
SOCIAL MEDIA….

THE SUIT CLAIMS THE GOVERNOR’S  PRACTICE  OF BANNING AND BLOCKING INDIVIDUALS…..FROM HIS OFFICIAL FACEBOOK
PAGE AND TWITTER ACCOUNTS….. IS A VIOLATION OF FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS…..

THE A-C-L-U FILED THE SUIT ON BEHALF OF A LOUISVILLE RESIDENT AFTER THEY POSTED COMMENTS THAT WERE NOT
OBSCENE…..ABUSIVE….OR DEFAMATORY……



SPORTS
08/01/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM CONTINEUS PLAY IN THE GATOR  INVITATIONAL  AT THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTY CLUB…..


TOPPER HEAD BASKETBALL COACH RICK STANSBURY HAS SUSPENDED FRESHMAN CENER MITCHELL ROBINSON….
INFEFINITELY…..FOR AN UNSPECIFIED  VIOLATION OF TEAM RULES….

IN MAKING THE ANNOUNCEMENT….STANSBURY SAID ROBINSON IS “ A GOOD KID”…. BUT THE TEAM IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN
ONE PLAYER…..

THE TOPPERS WILL BE IN COSTA RICA….AUGUST SEVENTH THRU THE 14TH…..TO PLAY A NUMBER OF GAMES……







BUDGET OUTLOOK
07/31/17

KENTUCKY BUDGET OFFICIALS HAVE PAINTED A BLEAK OUTLOOK FOR THE COMMONWEALTH’S FINANCIAL SITUATION FOR THE
FISCAL YEAR THAT JUST BEGAN….

TWO WEEKS AGO….TO AVOID DIPPING INTO THE ‘RAINY DAY FUND”….GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN INPLEMENTED  A ONE-PERCENT
SPENDING CUT FOR MOST STATE AGENCIES AND RENEGOTIATED CONTRACTS WITH MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS…..
BECAUSE OF A 152-MILLION DOLLAR SHORTFALL…..

THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP  PREDICTED  THIS NEW FISCAL YEAR WOULD GROW TWO-POINT-FOUR PERCENT….
AND THE NEW STATE BUDGET WAS BASED ON THAT…..
HOWEVER…..WITH THE SHORTFALL….STATE BUDGEET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON WAYS THAT WILL BE TOUGHER TO REACH…..
AND CHILTON WENT ON TO SAY IN ORDER TO REACH THE DOLLAR AMOUNT THEY ESTIMATED…..THERE NEEDS TO BE THREE-
POINT-EIGHT PERCENT GROWTH FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR…..



FORMER MONROE DEPUTY CHARGED
07/31/17

A FORMER MONROE COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF HAS BEEN CHARGED…BY FELONY INFORMATION……WTH WIRE FRAUD FOR
DEVISING A SCHEME TO SELL…AND OR… GIVEAWAY….SURPLUS MILITARY PROPERTY OBTAINED FROM A DEPARTMENT OF
DEFENSE PROGRAM…..

34 YEAR OLD LARRY DALE MARTIN OF GLASGOW IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT  OF WIRE FRAUD…..HE  ALLEDGEDLY ORDERED
PROPERTY FROM THE PROGRAM… INCLUDING AN INDUSTRIAL ICE MAKER….A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE DUAL AXLE CAMPER…..AND
A KAWASKAI MULE……WHICH HE SOLD OR GAVE AWAY FOR HIS OWN  PERSONAL BENEFIT OR THE BENEFIT OF OTHERS….

IF CONVICTED AT TRIAL…..MARTIN   FACES UP TO 20-YEARS IN PRISON….A 250- THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE….AND THREE  YEARS
OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….



FANCY FARM
07/31/17

THE FALL ELECTION SEASON KICKS OFF THIS SATURDAY…..WITH THE ANNUAL FANCY FARM PICNIC….AND ANOTHER TOP
KENTUCKY OFFICAL WON’T BE THERE…..

SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES RELEASED A STATEMENT FRIDAY SAYING SHE WON’T ATTEND……..AND
GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ALSO SAID HE WON’T ATTEND BECAUSE OF A SCHEDULING CONFLICT….

STATE AUDITOR   MIKE HARMON…..“AG” COMMISIONER RYAN QUARLES….HOSSE SPEAKER JEFF HOOVER…AND MINORITY
LEADER ROCKY ADKINS WILL ATTEND…. BUT LIEUTENDENT GOVERNOR  JENEAN HAMPTON WON’T…..

THE “M-C” FOR THIS YEAR’S PICNIC IS FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER BOBBY RICHARDS FROM GLASGOW…..



SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER REMOVED
07/31/17

GALLATIN CIRCUIT JUDGE RICHARD BREGGERMAN HAS REMOVED A MEMBER OF THE GALLATIN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
FOR FAILING TO EARN  A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA….

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..CHAD MURRAY WAS REELECTED TO THE BOARD IN TWENTY-16….EVEN THOUGH THE
ATTORNEY GENERAL RAISED QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS EDUCAION…..IN JANUARY HE WAS ASKED TO RESIGN FROM THE BOAR…..
BUT REFUSED…..

SO ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BRESHEAR TURNED THE MATTER OVER TO THE COURTS…..AS KENTUCKY LAW REQUIRES
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS TO COMPLETE AT LEAST THE 12TH GRADE….

ACCORDING TO THE JUDGE…..MURRAY ADMITTED HE LEFT LOVELAND BAPTIST SCHOOL BEFORE GRADUATION……



ACLU ASKS BEVIN TO STOP BLOCKING
07.31/17



THE A-C-L-U  HAS ASKED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN TO STOP BLOCKING INDIVIDUALS ON SOCIAL MEDIA….

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL…..THE  A-C-L-U  SENT A LETTER TO THE GOVERNOR SAYING THAT BY BLOCKING
PEOPLE…..HE’S VIOLATING  THEIR RIGHT OF FREE SPEECH……

THE GOVERNOR HAS BLOCK ABOUT 600 ACCOUNTS FROM HIS FACEBOOK AND TWITTER ACCOUNTS…..WHICH MEANS THOSE
INDIVIDUALS CAN’T SEE THE GOVERNOR’S POST OR COMMENT ON THEM….

A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE BLOCKS PEOPLE WHO POST OBSCENE…..SPAM….OR OFF-TOPIC MATERIAL…..
AND THEY WENT ON TO SAY…. BLOCKING DOES NOT VIOLATE  FREE-SPEECH BECAUSE THEY CAN STILL EXPRESS OPINIONS ON-
LINE……





MEETING
07/31/17
06:05AM

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEK….

THE SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  BOTH MEET TOMORROW
AFTERNOON AT 5…..

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 5 THE MEDICAL CENTER A SCOTTSVILLE DIABETES EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUP MEETS  AND
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP AND THE JUNIOR  JAYCEES BOTH MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



SPORTS
07/31/17

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE GLASGOW COUTRY CLUB FOR THE TO PLA IN THE GLASGOW INVITATIONAL….


AND THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE INDIAN HILLS GOLF COURSE FOR THE GREENWOOD INVITATIONAL……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
07/28/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM
THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN MAY TO FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN JUNE…..AND THIS JUNE’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO
ABOVE THE FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT RECORDED IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT….UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED   FROM SIX-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN
EDMONSON COUNTY TO FOUR-POINT-FIVE PEERCENT IN MONROE COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH….THE JOBELES RATE ROSE  IN 96 COUNTIES…..FELL IN 20…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN
FOUR…..
WOODFORD COUTNTY HAD THE  LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORED THE HIGHEST JOBELESS RATE AT 18-PERCENT……



CARTER LUMBER EXPANDING
07/28/17

50 NEW JOBS ARE COMING TO SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY AS CARTER LUMBER ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY IT’S ADDING A
MANUFACTURING CENTER TO ITS LUMBER YARD AND DESIGNED CENTER WHICH ARE ALREADY LOCATED IN BOWLING
GREEN……

THE 10-MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY…..WHICH  WILL BE BUILT IN THE TRANS-PARK…..IS EXPECTED TO HAVE A 114-MILION DOLLAR
ECONOMIC IMPACT OVER THE NEXT 10-YEARS…..

CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN TOWARD THE END OF THIS YEAR…..AND THE CENTER IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL AT THE
END OF TWENTY-18……



FATAL-WARREN
07/28/17

AN ACCIDENT  AT THE 20-MILE MARKER…..ON THE NATCHER PARKWAY….CLAIMED A LIFE….

STATE POLICE  SAY A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE  TOYOTA…..OPERATED BY  27 YEAR OLD COREY MILLAY OF MORGANTOWN  LEFT THE
ROADWAY….HIT AN EMBANKMENT….. CROSSED BACK OVER THE ROADWAY .AND CAME TO  REST IN THE MEDIAN…..

MILLAY AND HER PASSENER….28 YEAR OLD BILLY PHELPS WERE BOTH EJECTED…. MILLARY DIED AT THE SCENE  AND PHELPS  
WAS FLOWN  TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..…..



GALT HOUSE
07/28/17

THE GALT HOUSE IN LOUISVILLE SAYS AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION FOUND MALWARE HAS BEEN STEALING INFORMAITON  
FROM  A PAYMENT CARD PROCESSING SYSTEM…..

GUESTS WHO STATED AT THE HOTEL  BETWEEN DECEMBER  21ST….TWENTY-16 AND APRILE 11TH OF THIS YEAR COULD BE
AFFETEDD….

THE MALWARE COPIED  NAMES AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS…..CREDIT CARD EXPIRATON DATES…..AND VERIFICATION CODES…..

THE HOTEL SAYS THE ISSUE HAS BEEN RESOLVED AND IT’S WORKING TO STRENGTHEN ITS CYBER-SECURITY……



TRAIL CLOSING
07/28/17

TO MAKE WAY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF AN ACCESSIBLE TRAIL TO ECHO RIVER SRING…. MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK  WILL
CLOSE THE EXISTING TRAIL  AND GREEN RIVE CROSSING PARKING LOT  MONDAY…..

DURING CONSTRUCTION THE FERRY WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE…..CANOESTS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE RIVER…..BUT
PARKING WILL BE GREATLY REDUCED…..

BESIDES A NEW TRAIL…..THE PARKING LOT WILL BE EXPANDED….AN ACCESSIBLE PICNIC AREA WILL BE BUILT….AND AN
ACCESSIBLE RESTROOM WILL BE INSTALLED….



HUNT
07/28/17

47 YEAR OLD ELIZABETH “TISSY” HUNT OF GLASGOW DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES FOR THE ADOLPHUS NATIVE WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
BETHLEHEM CEMETERY IN MONROE COUNTY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 SUNDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JEFFERY HUNT…..TWO DAUGHTERS; JENNY PHILLIPS OF ADOLPHUS AND SARAH GILLIAM
OF THE FREEDOM COMMUNITY….HER MOTHER; SHIRLEY GILLIAM OF TENNESSEE…..AND A SISTER; ROSEMAY GILLIAM OF
ADOLPHUS…….



SPORTS
07/28/17

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATORT GOLF TEAMS OPEN THEIR SEASONS TOMORROW…. AS THEY TRAVEL TO THE CAMPBELLSVILLE
COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE TAYLOR COUNTY INVITATIONAL…..







WKU DONOR RECORD
07/27/17

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS SURPASSED THE  PREVIOUS RECORD OF PRIVATE SUPPORT  IN A FISCAL YEAR….WITH A
NEW HIGH OF 36-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN THE JUST COMPLETED YEAR…..WHICH IS A 20-PERCENT INCREASE FROM
THE PREVIOUS RECORD  OF  30-POINT-TWO MILLION…..

THE TWENTY-16-17  TOTAL INCLUDES GIFTS FROM  MORE THAN  14-THOUSAND DONORS  FROM  ALL  50-STATES AND SEVEN-
COUNTRIES….WHO MADE OVER           31-THOUSAND INDIVIDUAL GIFTS…… SUPPORTING  745 DIFFERENT INITIATIVES…..

DEFERRED GIFT EXPANTANCIES…..WHICH INCLUDE DONORS WHO HAVE SHARED INCLUSION OF THE UNIVERSITY IN THEIR
ESTATE PLANS…..ALSO REACHED AN ALL-TIME HIGH WITH A TOTAL OF MORE THAN 123-MILLION DOLLARS……



BLOOD MOBILE
07/27/17

AS HAPPENS IN THE SUMMER…BLOOD DONATIONS TO THE RED CROSS  DECLINE CREATING AN EMERGENCHY….IN MAY AND
JUNE NEARLY  61-THOUSAND FEWER BLOOD DONATIONS  WERE GIVEN….PROMPTING  THE EMERGENY CALL FOR
DONATIONS….. AND THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE MAKING AN EMERGENCY VISIT….AT THE CORE TODAY….FROM 11
TO FOUR……

TO DONATE YOUR MUST BE AT LEAST 17 YEARS OF AGE…..
WEIGH AT LEAST 110-POUNDS…..
BE IN GOOD HEALTH…..
AND NOT HAVE DONATED IN THE PAST 56-DAYS…..



MUNFORDVILLE FIRE CHIEF RESIGNS
07/27/17

A DISPUTE OVER FUNDING HAD LEAD MUNFORDVILLE FIRE CHIEF  RICKY ADCOCK TO RESIGN  AND SEVERAL OTHER
FIREFIGHTERS TO QUIT….

ACCORDING TO ADCOCK….THE DEPARTMENT WAS OPERATING ON 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE COUNTY…. AS-WELL-AS
A SMALL AMOUNT OF FUNDS FROM THE KENTUCKY FIRE COMMISSION…..HE WENT ON TO SSAY THAT UNTIL JUNE….WHEN THE
CITY AGREED TO PAY FOR THE DEPARTMENT’S UTILITIES….THEY HADN’T RECEIVED ANY FUNDING FROM THE CITY…..

MUNFORDVILLE MAYOR JOHN FREEMAN THE THIRD….SAYS THERE IS MONEY IN THE BUDGET FOR THE DEPARTMENT…..BUT
THERE’S A CERTAIN WAY THING MUS BE DONE…..AND THEY WILL BE SITTING DOWN WITH THE NEW CHIEF TO SEE WHAT THE
DEPARTMENT’S NEEDS ARE…..



GRIMES DENIES REQUEST
07/27/17

SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES HAS AGAIN  TURNED  DOWN A REQUEST….FROM  THE WHITE HOUSE…..
FOR VOTING RECORDS…..

LAST MONTH…..EVERY STATE RECEIVED A REQUEST FROM  THE PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ELECTION
INTEGRITY…….ASKING FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON VOTERS REGISTERED IN THAT STATE TO INCLUDE NAMES….. PARTY
AFFILIATION….AND THE LAST FOUR DIGITS OF THE VOTER’S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER…..

GRIMES REFUSED THAT REQUEST…..AND YESTERDAY ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING SHE IS HAPPY TO WORK WITH THE
COMMISSION…..BUT HAVING A NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DATABASE IS UNNECESSARY TO IMPROVING ELECTIONS….
SHE WENT ON TO SAY THE REQUEST PUTS KENTUCKY VOTERS’ PRIVACY AND PERSONAL DATA AT RISK……



WILSON
07/27/17

39 YEAROLD NICK WILSON OF JEFFERSONVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; KAITYYN WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HIS MOTHER; PEGGY RAGAN OF JEFFERSONVILLE…..A
SISTER; LINDSEY RAGAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HIS-STEP MOTHER; JEAN WILSON OF BOWLING GREEN….A HALF-BROTHER;
LEONARD WILSON OF PENNSYLVANIA…...AND HIS MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; CHLOE FORSBERT OF ALVATON…….,





SPORTS
07/27/17

THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO OPEN A FOUR GAME SERIES WITH ARIZONA….
THE REDS PLAY IN MIAMI….

AND THE HOT RODS ARE IN GREAT LAKES TO TAKE ON THE LOONS….







VETERANS SCAM
07/26/17

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS RECEIVED MULTIPLE REPORTS FROM KENTUCKIANS…..INCLUDING THE
STATE POLICE….SAYING A CALLER CLAIMING TO BE WITH  THE   “COALITION FOR VETERANS OF AMERICA”…..IS SEEKING
DONATIONS TO HELP COVERS VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL BILLS AND AID HOMELESS VETERANS…..

ACCORDING TO THE  OFFICE OF SENIOR PROTECTION…..THE ORGANIZATION IS A SCAM…..AND A SCAM ALERT HAS BEEN
ISSUED…..

OFFICIAL CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS CAN BE VERIFIED ON- LINE AT CHARITY-NAVIGATOR-DOT-ORG…..

AND KENTUCKIANS  CAN SIGN UP FOR SCAM ALERTS BY TEXTING…. K-Y-O-A-G SCAM TO GOV-THREE-ONE-ONE….OR GO ON-
LINE  TO   A-G-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV-FORWARD SLASH-SCAMS……



FISCAL COURT
07/26/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE STONY POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING….AND SET
THE TWENY-17 TAX RAGES…..


AND THE COURT VOTED TO TAKE THE COMPENSATING RATE….AN AMENDMENT TO THE EMPLOYEE HAND BOOK WAS ALSO
APPROVED…..

AND THE COURT ALSO VOTED TO  ASK THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO EXTEND THE LEASE AT WALNUT CREEK MARINA FOR AN
ADDITIONAL 20-YEARS…….



FERRY CLOSED
07/26/17

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY….IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAS CLOSED DUE TO LOW WATER LEVELS……AND WILL
REMAINED CLOSED UNTIL THE RIVER RISES ENOUTH TO ALLOW  FOR SAFE OPERATION……

FOR CURRENT FERRY INFORMATION…..CALL TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-FIVE=EIGHT-21-66…….



BLOOD MOBILE
07/26/17

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST….. THIS AFTERNOON   FROM THREE TO
SEVEN…….

TO DONATE YOUR MUST BE AT LEAST 17 YEARS OF AGE…..
WEIGH AT LEAST 110-POUNDS…..
BE IN GOOD HEALTH…..
AND NOT HAVE DONATED IN THE PAST 56-DAYS…..

DONORS SHOULD ALSO BRING THEIR DONOR I-D CARD……OR A PHOTO I-D…….



VETERANS UPWARD BOUND
07/26/17

VETERANS UPWARD BOUND…..AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS…..

THE PROGRAM OFFERS FREE TUTORING IN MATH….COMPUTER LITERACY…. READING…..AND WITING…..
VETERANS UPWARD BOUND ALSO PROVIDES ACADEMIC ADVISING…..CAREER COUNSELING AND SCHOLARSHIPS….AND CAN  
HELP FILL OUT ADMISIONS APPLICATIONS…..APPLY FOR FEDERAL AID….AND HELP GET THEIR G-I BILL BENEFITS….….

ALL BOOKS….EQUIPMENT…..SUPPLIES…..MATERIALS…..AND SERVICES  ARE  FREE FOR STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE
VETERANS UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM……



PAYNE
07/26/17

61 YEAR OLD DONALD RAY PAYNE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT COMMONWEALTH REGIONAL SPECIALTY
HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FAIRVIEW
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY
MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BYT HIS WIFE; CAROL PAYNE…..TWO SONS; DONALD AND TONY…. AND A DAUGTHER; SHARON PAYNE ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..SIX BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; ANDY  AND JIMMY AND PEGGY ALL OF BOWLING GREEN; LARRY AND
SABRIA OF SCOTTSVILLE, .GREG AND ELAINE OF OAKLAND, TOMMY AND JUDY OF BROWNSVILLE AND JEFF AND JENNIFER OF
HARDYVILLE…..AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; FAYE ABBOTT OF FRANKLIN  AND  CATHY PAYNE, VICKI AND JOSH
RODRIGUEZ AND ROSEMARY PAYNE ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/26/17

SEASON TICKET RENEWALS FOR THE WILDCASTS UPCOMING  BASKETBALL  SEASON ARE NOW AVAILABLE  TO SEASON TICKET
HOLDER FROM LAST SEASON….
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TWO SEASONS…..PER-GAME PRICES FOR ALL SEATING LOCATIONS HAVE INCREASED FIVE-DOLLARS….
WHILE THE ANNUAL  K-FUND DONATION REMAINS UNCHANGED….

SEASON TICKET HOLDERS WILL RECEIVE AN E-MAIL WITH INFORMATION ON HOW TO RENEW TICKETS FOR THE UPCOMING
SEASON…..AFTER RENEWALS ARE COMPLETED…..A LIMITED NUMBER OF  200-LEVEL SEATS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE
YEARLY LOTTERY…..

STUDENT TICKETS HAVE ALSO INCREASED FIVE-DOLLARS  PER GAME….WHICH IS THE FIRST INCREASE  SINCE  THE 1990s….







BASH
07/25/17

BACK TO SCHOOL ACTIVITIES BEGIN TONIGHT IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT……WITH THE ANNUAL BACK TO
SCHOOL BASH………..FROM FIVE TO SEVEN……AT THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER……



FISCAL COURT
07/25/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO THE STONY POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING  CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTERN GOSPEL      12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND
SEVEN……



NATCHER CONSTRUCTION
07/25/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSORTATION CABINET IS URGING MOTORISTS TO CONTINUE TO USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING IN THE
CONSTRUCTION ZONE ON THE NATCHER  PARKWAY…..

THE WORK IS BEING DONE FROM I-65 TO THE MORGATOWN ROAD EXIT   AND TRAFFIC IS DOWN TO ONE-LANE….

IF POSSIBLE…..MOTORISTS  ARE URGED TO  AVOID THE AREA…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T… BE SURE  AND  LEAVE YOURSELF EXTRA
TIME TO GET TO YOUR DESTINATION…….

THE RECONSTRUTION PROJECT IS DUE TO BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF AUGUST…..



NEW VETERANS CENTER
07/25/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S NEWSEST VETERANS CENTER  IN RADCLIFF….A VETERANS NURSING HOME…..NOW OPEN….

THE NEW CENTER INCORPORATES  THE COMMUNITY LLIVING CONCEPT….WHICH FEATURES FOUR-NEIGHBORHOODS…..
COMPRISED OF THREE 10-BEDROOM HOUSEHOLDS…..THE DESIGN PROVIDES   120-VETERANS WITH A  PRIVATED ROOM AND
BATH…..FAMILY[ STYLE LIVING ROOM…..DINING ROOM…..KITCHEN….AND PATIO….
A SEPARATE BUILDING HOUSES RECREATION…..THERAPY…..AND OTHER SERVICES……

KENTUCKY’S OTHER VETERANS CENTERS ARE LOCATED  HANSON…..HAZARD…..AND WILMORE…..AND FUNDS HAVE BEEN
APPROVED FOR A VETERANS CENTER TO BE BUILT IN BOWLING GREEN……



FORMER TEACHER PLEAD NOT GUILTY
07/25/17

A FORMER LOGAN COUNTY TEACHER HAS PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO MULTIPLE CHARGES OF HAVING AN INAPPROPRIATE  
RELATIONSHIP WITH A STUDENT…..

37 YEAR OLD ADAM L. DECKER  IS CHARGED IN AN INDICTMENT WARRANT WITH      10-COUNTS OF RAPE AND 11-COUNT OF
SODOMY INVOLVING  A  15 YEAR OLD GIRL….
HE’S ALSO ACCUSED PF EXCHANGING EXPLICIT PHOTOS WITH  A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL…..AND USING HIS CELLPHONE WHILE
EMPLOYED AS A TEACHER TO SEND AND RECEIVE INAPPROPRIATE PHOTOS WITH  TEEN GIRLS…..



SPORTS
07/25/17

JACKSONVILLE STATE HAS BEEN PICKED TO WIN ITS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE….OHIO VALLEY FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP  THIS
SEASON…..

JACKOSNVILLE….WHICH HAS  24 STRAIGHT  O-V-C VICTORIES…..IS FOLLOWED BY       U-T MARTIN IN SECOND……THEN COMES
TENNESSEE STATE…..EASTERN ILLINOIS…. AND EASTERN KENTUCKY……







HOME SALES CLIMB
07/24/17

HOME SALES IN THE COMMONWEALTH CONTINUE  TO CLIMB ….AS TOTAL HOME SALES INCREASED  EIGHT-POINT-SIX PERCENT
IN MAY……FROM 49-HUNDRED-63 LAST  YEAR…..TO 53-HUNDRED-91 THIS MAY……

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME SALES HAVE PUSHED OVER FIVE-THOUSAND IN MAY….. WHILE HOUSING INVENTORY IN MAY REACHED
AN ALL-TIME LOW AT THREE-POINT-FIVE MONTH…..DOWN FROM  14-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN MAY  TWENY-16……
DAYS ON THE MAKER ALSO DECREASED TO 123 DAYS….DOWN  SEVEN-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..FROM 133 DAYS LAST MAY……

KENTUCKY’S MEDIAN HOME PRICE ALSO DROPPED SLIGHTLY IN MAY….FROM 131-THOUSAND- 636 DOLLARS LAST MAY….TO 130-
THOUSAND-583  DOLLARS THIS MAY…..

MEANWHILE…..NATIONWIDE  IN MAY….THE MEDIAN HOME PRICE HIT A NEW PEAK OF  252-THOUSAND-800 DOLLARS……



FISH KILL
07/24/17

A  LEAKING PUMP  SYSTEM……AT THE FORD TRUCK PLANT IN LOUISVILLE…IS BEING BLAMED  FOR A FISH KILL IN HITE  CREEK…

A UREA PUMPING SYSTEM LEAKED .AND THE COMPOUND….WHICH IS USED TO REDUCE EMISSIONS IN DIESEL
ENGINES……TRAVELED THROUGH THE PLANT’S WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT  .AND WAS RELEASED INTO A SEWER
LEADING TO A METROPOLITIAN SEWER DISTRICT TREATMENT FACILITY…..EVENTUALLY REACHING THE CREEK…..



NOAH’S ARK
07/24/17

THE KENTUCKY TOURISM…..ARTS….AND HERITAGE CABINET HAS SUSPENDED A TAX INCINTIVE…..WORTH UP TO 18-MILLION
DOLLARS….FOR THE  NOAH’S ARK PARK IN WILLIAMSBURG……

THE MOVE WAS  MADE AFTER THE PARK FAILED TO NOTIFY THE CABINET THEY HAD  TRANSFERRED  ITS  MAIN PROPERTY TO A
NONPROFIT AFFILIATE…..AND THEY ALSO FAILED TO GET PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT…..

A PARK SPOKESPEROSN SAY THEY DON’T BELIEVE THE TRANSFER CREATED A DEFAULT….AND THEY WILL COMPLY WITH
CONCERNS OVER THE TRANSFER…..



CARROLL
07/24/17

ACCORDING TO  “SPECTRUM NEWS” IN LOUISVILLE……STATE SENATOR JULIAN CARROLL IS BEING ACCUSED  OF
PROPOSITIONING AND GROPING  A MAN IN…TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE….HE TOLD HE WOULD HELP GET IN ART SCHOOL…..

THE SENATE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS HAS VOTED TO REMOVE CARROLL FROM HIS LEADERSHIP POSITION AT MINORITY WHIP…..
AND HAS CALLED ON HIM  TO RESIGN HIS SEAT…..

CARROLL WAS THE COMMONWEALTH’S GOVERNOR  FROM   1974 TO 1979……



MEETINGS
07/24/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE MIDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 AND FISCAL COURT MEET TOMORROW NIGHT
AT 7……

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET……




COOPER
07/23/17

74 YEAR OLD JOLENE SLEDGE COOPER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON (MON)  AT FIVE AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….THEN VISITATION WILL BE
FROM SIX TO NINE AT WHITE PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE
FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE ALLEN COUNTY HISTORIAL SOCIETY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHAD AND VICKIE AND BRENT AND CHRISTEL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
A DAUGHTER; ANDREA TERRY OF TENNESSEE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TOMMY AND MARY SLEDGE OF
SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOYCE MANSFIELD OF ARKANSAS, MARY ANN AND OSCAR CONNER OF
SCOTTSVILLE, NANCY MEADOR OF LOUISVILLE AND REVA BLANKENSHIP OF FRANKLIN…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; JEAN SLEDGE
OF TEXAS……SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
0724/2017

THE CARDINALS HOST THE ROCKIES…..
THE BRAVES PLAY IN ARIZONA…..

AND THE HOT RODS ARE AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO  WIND UP THEIR THREE GAME SERIES WITH PEROIA……….







HEAT ADVISORY
07/21/17

WITH TEMPERATURES BACK IN THE 90s TODAY AND HEAT INDEXES OVER 100, A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7
SATURDAY NIGHT.  

IF YOU HAVE TO BE OUTSIDE, TAKE PLENTY OF BREAKS & STAY HYDRATED.....

ALSO BE SURE & CHECK ON THE ELDERLY.....

AND DON'T FORGET THE PETS & LIVE STOCK.....



BAT SURVEY
07/21/17

NEXT WEEK…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK   WILL HOST 45 BAT BIOLOGISTS FOR THE TWENTY-17….SOUTHEASTERN BAT
DIVERSITY NETWORK “BAT BLTZ”…..AS BAT BIOLOGISTS  WILL SURVEY BATS FOR THREE NIGHTS TO GAIN A SNAPSHOT OF THE
HEALTH OF THE PARK’S SUMMER BAT POPULATION…….

THE SCIENTISTS WILL USE NETS AND TRAPS TO CATCH THE BATS….AND ONCE THEY’VE BEEN EXAMINED…..THEY WILL BE
RELEASED….

THE DATA WILL THEN BE USED TO  UNDERSTAND HOW BATS USE THE PARK….TO LOOK AT BAT POPULATIONS…..AND ALLOW
THE PARK TO MORE EFFECTIVLEY MANAGE IT’S RESOURCES TO PROTECT THE BATS…..

THE “BAT BLITZ” WILL KICK-OFF SUNDAY WITH TWO FREE  PUBLIC PROGRAMS….AT FOUR AND SEVEN-30……



WATER LINE FLUSHING
07/21/17

KEEP IN MIND THAT MONDAY THRU FRIDAY NEXT WEEK…..THE SCOTTSVILLE WATER DEPARTMENT WILL BE FLUSHING WATER
LINES…..

DURING THIS TIME…..YOU MAY EXPERIENCE LOW PRESSURE….NO PRESSURE….OR MUDDY WATER…..



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
07/21/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ROSE FROM  FIVE-
PERCENT IN MAY TO FIVE-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN JUNE….
THHIS  JUNE’S   JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO  A  TENTH-OF-A PERCENTAGE  POINT HIGHER THAT THE FIVE-PERCENT  RECORDED  
IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR…..

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS EXPERIENCED SOLID AND STEADY EMPLOYMENT GROWTH  SINCE  TWENTY-10….AND THE
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HAS REMAINDED STEARY…..AROUND FIVE-PERCENT…..FOR THE LAST 24-MONTHS…..

THE  U-S  JOBLESS RATE ALSO INCREASD FROM FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN MAY…….TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN
JUNE…….



YUM CENTER CONTRACT
07/21/17

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE TRUSTEES  HAVE  APPROVED CHANGES TO THE SCHOOL’S LEASE WITH THE  K-F-C  YUM CENTER
AND THE LOUISVILLE ARENA AUTHORITY….

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL….U-OF-L WILL PAY THE ARENA AN ADDITIONAL TWO-POINT-42  MILLION DOLALRS EACH
YEAR…..PLUS THE ONE-POINT-THREE TO ONE-POINT-EIGHT MILLION THEY ALREADY CONTRIBUTE….AND THE UNIVERSITY WILL
RELINQUISH CONTROL OF ALL DATES IN OCTOBER…..

THE YUM CENTER IS TO THE MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BAKETBALL TEAMS…..



SENTENCE APPEAL
07/21/17

AN IRAQI NATIONAL…..WHO WAS LIVING IN  BOWLINGGREEN WHEN HE WAS ARRESTED ON TERRORISM  CHARGES AND
SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON….HAS HAS A MOTION  TO VACATE HIS SENTENCE DENIED BY FEDERAL JUDGE  THOMAS  
RUSSELL….

MOHANAD SHAREF HAMMADIE PLEAD GUILTY IN TWENTY-12 TO CONSPIRING TO SHIP THOUSAND OF DOLLARS AND WEAPONS
TO  AL-QAIDA IN IRAQ…..
HIS APPEALS ATTORNEY HAD ARGUED THAT HE RECEIVED INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE FROM HIS PREVIOUS ATTORNEY……AND
WAS TOLD HE WOUILD RECEIVE A LESSER SENTENCE IF HE PLEAD QUILTY……



SPORTS
07/21/17

THE CORE WILL HOLD THEIR FIRST…POWERLIFTING MEET….TOMORROW….
WEIGH-IN  BEGINS AT EIGHT-30  AND COMPETITION STARTS  AT 10….
35-DOLLARS TO REGISTER AND THE EVENTS WILL BE  BENCH PRESS…. DEADLIFT….AND SQUAT…..

AND FOR THE MEET…..THE GYM AT THE CORE WILL CLOSE AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL REOPEN  AT FOUR TOMORROW
AFTERNOON…..







WEATHER
07/20/17

AND FINALLY THIS MORNING…..

WITH TEMPERATURES BACK IN THE 90’s TODAY AND HEAT INDEXES OVER 100….IF YOU HAVE TO  BE OUTSIDE….TAKE PLENTY OF
BREAKS AND STAY HYDRATED….

ALSO BE SURE AND CHECK ON THE ELDERLY…..

AND DON’T FORGEET YOUR PETS AND LIVE STOCK…..



KENTUCKY VOTER REGISTRATON
07/20/17

IN KENTUKCY…..DEMOCRATIC VOTERS HELD A   57 TO 36-PERCENT  ADVANTAGE BEFORE  THE TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT
ELECTION…..BUT ACCORDING TO THE LATEST VOTER REGISTRATION NUMBERS  THAT GAP HAS FALLEN TO  10-PERCENT…..AS
IN THE LAST YEAR…..REPUBLICANS HAVE ADDED 57-THOUSAND-875 TO THE DEMOCRATS  82-HUNDRED-46……AND
INDEPENDENTS INCREASED BY JUST VOER 20-THOUSAND……

CURRENT REGISTRATION TOTALS ARE ONE-POINT-SIX  MILLION FOR DEMOCRATS……ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION FOR
REPUBLICANS….AND 281-THOUSAND FOR INDEPENDENTS OR OTHER PARTIES…..

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES HAVE CARRIED THE COMMONWEALTH IN EVERY ELECTION SINCE  GEORGE  W. BUSH
IN TWO-THOUSAND…..THE KENTUCKY HOUSE WENT UNDER G-O-P CONTROL AFTER THE TWENTY-16 ELECTION FOR THE FIRST
TIME  IN 95 YEARS…..THE KENTUCKY SENATE HAS BEEN IN REPUBLICAN HANDS SINCE TWO-THOUSNAD……AND FIVE OF THE
COMMONWEALTH’S SEVEN CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS ARE MEMBERS OF THE G-O-P……



MISSING GLASGOW MAN FOUND
07/20/17

A GLASGOW MAN…..WHO WAS ENTERED AS MISSING LAST OCTOBER….HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN ALABAMA….

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED THE LAST KNOWN LOCATION OF SPECER HUDDLESTON…..AT
BARREN RIVE LAKE….AS A POSSIBLE DROWNING/DISAPPEARNCE…..HE WAS NEVER LOCATED  AND AUTHORITIES ENTERED HIM
AS MISSING AND ALSO BEING WANTED ON LOCAL CHARGES INCLUDING ARSON….

THEN YESTERDAY…..THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WAS NOTIFIED THAT THE   BALDWIN COUNTY SHEIRFF’S
OFFICE  HAD ARRRESTED HUDDLESTON…. WHO HAD FLED FROM A TRAFFIC STOP…..

AN EXTRADITION  HEARING WILL BE  HELD AT A LATER DATE…..



FORMER TEACHER SENTENCED
07/20/17

A FORMER RUSSELL COUNTY TEACHER HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO 60-MONTHS IN PRISON….10-YEARS OF
SUPERVISED RELEASE….AND HE MUST REGISTER  AS A SEX OFFENDER….

49 YEAR OLD JEFFERY MCGAHA OF RUSSELL  SPRINGS  HAD ADMITTED TO USING A CELL PHONE AND OHTER SOCIAL MEDIA IN
AN ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN  CHILD PORNOGRAPHY……



MEADOR
07/20/17

71 YEAR OLD DENNIS LEE MEADOR OF ADOLPHUS DIED  SATURDAY AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..MEMORIAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 10 SATURDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; KEVIN AND BETHANY OF ADOLPHUS…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW;
DARRELL AND REDA OF TENNESSEE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DONNA AND JAMES LYLES OF SCOTTSVILLE……



BARRETT
07/20/17

83 YEAROLD JOYCE BARRETT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT FRANKLIN-SIMPSON NURSING AND REHAB…..GRAVESIDE
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT HICKORY HILL U-M-C CEMETERY…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY
TAKE THE FORM OF DONATION FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RICKY AND STEPHANIE OF INDIANA AND ROGER OF FRANKLIN…..FIVE
DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; ROSE MARIE NEWCOMER, BRENDA  AND BAMBI COLLINS AND BARBARA AND DAVE TROTT ALL
OF INDIANA AND FAYE AND STEVE SHERRARD AND DEBBIE BARRETT ALL OF ELIZABETHTOWN…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-
LAW; DONNIE AND GRACE BROWN OF INDIANA….AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; BETTY GREGORY OF TENNESSEE
AND LUCINDA AND DENNY BOWLING OF INDIANA…..SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/20/17

THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION HAS ANNOUNCED A RULE CHANGE FOR SOFTBALL…..

THE CHANGE WILL MAKE THE COMMONWEALTH THE FIRST STATE IN THE COUNTY TO REQUIRE SOFTBALL PLAYERS   WEAR
PROTECTIVE  FACE MASKS….

STARTING  WITH THE COMING SEASON…..PITCHERS AND FIRST AND THIRD BASEMEN WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR THE
PROTECTIVE  GEAR…….







ECLIPSE EXERCISE
07/19/17

RECENTLY…..KENTUCKY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HOSTED A  FEMA…SOLAR ECLIPSE  TABLETOP EXCERCISE….IN
PREPARATION FOR THE TOTAL  SOLAR ECLIPSE ON AUGUST  21ST….
THERE WERE OVER  150 AGENCIES AND  220  PARTICIPANTS AT THE EXERCISE…..

THE TOTAL SCLIPSE WILL CROSS  14-STATES  AND 21 COUNTIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH .WITH GROUND ZERO BEING IN
HOPKINSVILLE…..

AND THE SCOTTSIVLLE/ALLEN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS HOSTING AN ECLIPSE VIEWING PARTY ON DUMONT HILLL
THAT DAY FROM 11 TO TWO…..THE ECLIPSE WILL START AROUND 11-30 THAT MORNING…..AND WILL BE TOTAL FROM ONE-27-56  
TO ONE-29-42 THAT AFTERNOON…..
ECLIPSE T-SHIRTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CHAMBER OFFICE AND WITH EACH PURCHASE…..YOU’LL RECEIVE A PAIR OF ECLIPSE
VIEWING GLASSES…..OR THE GLASSES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ONE-DOLLAR A PAIR…..



ARREST-LOGAN
07/19/17

AN INVESTIGATION BY STATE POLICE HAS LED TO THE ARREST OF A LOGAN COUNTY MAN FOR VARIOUS SEX OFFENSES WITH A
MINOR…..……

29 YEAR OLD ADAM  L. DECKER IS CHARGED IN AN INDICTMENT WARRANT WITH ONE COUNT OF PROHIBITED USE OF AN
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM TO PROCURE A MINOR OR POLICE OFFICER FOR SEX…..10-COUNTS OF RAPE…..11-
COUNTS OF SODOMY……10-COUNTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE…..ONE COUNT OF UNLAWFUL TRANSACTION WITH A MINOR…..TWO
COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..AND TWO COUNTS OF
DISTRIBUTION OF OBACENE MATTER TO MINORS…..



911 GRANTS
07/19/17

THE KENTUCKY   NINE-ONE-ONE SERVICES BOARD  HAS ANNOUNCED  THE AWARDING OF 36-GRANTS….TO   31-COUNTIES…..
TOTALING THREE-POINT-SIX-MILLION DOLLARS HAVE  BEEN AWARDED  FOR  THE TWENTY-17 GRANT CYCLE……

A TOTAL OF 59-APPLICATIONS FROM  52-COUNTIES……TOTALING  SIX-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS HAD BEEN RECEIVED…..

THE THREE-POINT-SIX MILLION  DOLLARS OF FUNDING FOR THE TWENTY-17 GRANT CYCLE……REPRESENTS A 50-PERCENT
INCREASE OVER TWENTY-15….WHEN  TWO-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS WERE AWARDED…..
NO GRANTS WERE ISSUED IN TWENTY-16……….



TRANSITION YOUTH CENTERS
07/19/17

A  KENTUCKY NONPROFIT PLANS TO OPEN FOUR ADDITIONAL……TRANSITIONAL YOUTH CENTERS IN EASTERN KENTUCKY….TO
SERVE HOMELESS TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS….

KENTUCKY RIVER COMMUNITY CARE ALREADY HAS CENTERS IN LETCHER AND PERRY COUNTIES  THAT PROVIDE HOMEWORK
HELP….COMPUTERS….. SHOWERS…. CLOTHING….AND FOOD TO THOSE BETWEEN THE AGES  OF 16 AND 24….

THE NEW CENTERS WILL BE LOCATED IN  BREATHITT…..FLOYD…..KNOTT….AND PIKE COUNTIES…..



DUGAS
07/18/17

59 YEAR OLD  WAYNE FOSTER DUGAS, JUNIOR DIED JULY 12TH…..A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT
FOUR AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME…..AND VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER TWO SATURDAY  AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PAM DUGAS…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRITTNIE DUGAS AND WILLIAM ORR…..A STEP-
DAUGHTER; KELLY MAYS…..HIS MOTHER; LAURA TURNER DUGAS….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND LYNN……



SPORTS
07/19/17

THE CONFERENCE-U-S-A…..PRESEASON  FOOTBALL POLL HAS BEEN RELEASED… AND THE TOPPERS ARE PICKED TO WIN THE
EAST DIVISION WITH MIDDLE TENNESSEE  SECOND….OLD DOMINION THIRD….MARSHALL FOURTH…..FLORIDA ATLANTIC
FIFTH…..FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL SIXTH….AND CHARLOTTE SEVENTH….

IN THE WEST DIVISON….LOUISIANA TECH IS THE TOP TEAM…..

THE PAST TWO SEASONS….THE TOPPERS ARE 15-AND-ONE IN REGULAR SEASON C-U-S-A GAMES….WINNING THE TWENTY -15
AND TWENTY-16 CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES……

WESTERN OPENS THE SEASON SEPTEMBER SECOND….AT HOME….AS THEY HOST EASTERN KENTUCKY……







SCHOOL BOARD
07/18/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FINAL MEETING LAST NIGHT…..BEFORE THE START OF THE NEW
SCHOOL YEAR…..AND MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL MELISSA  TOWERY SAID PLANS ARE IN PLACE FOR SCHOOL TO BEGIN…AS
CONSTRUCTION  CONTINUES AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL……

THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED THE MASTER TIME SCHEDULES  FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR…..

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN FOR THE BOARD TO PAY TWO-THIRDS OF THE SALARY OF RESOURSE  OFFIER JEFF CENTERS .WITH THE
COUNTT PAYING THE REMAINING THRID…..AND OTHOPEDICS PLUS WILL AGAIN PROVIDE ATHLETIC TRAINING SERVICES FOR
THE DISTRICT…FOR 10-THOUSAND-500 DOLALRS….WHICH IS THE SAME AS LAST YEAR….
AND THE  BOARD  DECLAIRED  AN EMERGENCY AT THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER  TO PURCHASE A COOLING TOWER  AND PAY
FOR THE INSTALLATION AT ATOTAL COST OF  158-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



PLANNING AND ZONING
07/18/2017

THE SCOTTSVILLE-ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…..
KIMBERLY HATLEY WAS SWORN IN AS COMMUNITY PLANNER TO REPLACE BRITNI COFFEY WHO RESIGNED ON MAY 5TH……AND
BILL SALYVENS WAS SWORN IN AS THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION…..

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO HAVE AN OUTSIDE CONTRACTOR ASSESS NECESSARY UPGRADES TO THE COMMISSION’S COMPUTER
SYSTEMS ….AND A BUDGET OF 103-THOUSAND-500 DOLLARS WAS APPROVED FOR THE  TWENTY-17 FISCAL YEAR……



FATAL-WARREN
07/18/17

A WARREN COUNTY WOMAN HAS DIED FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT  INVOLVING  HER TRUCK AND A STATE TROOPER….NEAR THE
ANNA COMMUNITY….

TROOPER BRIAN GANN WAS RESPONDING  TO ANOTHER ACCIDENT….WITH HIS EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT ACTIVATED…..WHEN
63 YEAR OLD JOYCE SMITH OF BOWLING GREEN MADE A LEFT TURN IN FRONT OF HIS  CRUISER….…..
SMITH….WHO WAS BELTED….DIED AT THE SCENE AND HER PASSENGER….79 YEAR OLD LEROY SMITH ALSO OF BOWLING
GREEN WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN… WHERE HE WAS TREATED AND RELEASED….
TROOPER GANN….WHO  WAS ALSO TREATED AT THE MEDICAL CENTER…..HAS BEEN PLACE ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE WHILE
AN INVESTIGATION IS CONDUCTED…..



LOGAN MAN SENTENCED
07/18/17

A LOGAN COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED  IN FEDERAL COURT….TO 10-YEARS IN PRISON  AND FIVE-YEARS OF
SUPERVISED RELEASE….FOR CONSPIRING WITH OTHERS TO KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY POSSESS….WITH INTENT TO
DSITRIBUTE…..50-GRAMS OR MORE OF METH…..…

30 YEAR OLD JORDAN DALE WALLACE OF RUSSELLVILLE HAD  PREVIOUSLY ADMITTED IN COURT TO CONSPIRING WITH  62 YEAR
OLD DANNY STOKES OF RUSSELLVILLE AND  42 YEAR OLD  DEAN O’BRYAN  OF ALLENSVILLE TO DISTRIBUTE 50-GRAMS OR
MORE OF METH….

O’BRYAN AND STROKES HAVE ALSO PLEAD GUILTY……..



NEW SPECIAL ED DIRECTOR
07/18/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY  SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS A NEW DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND PRESCHOOL…..

KIM HAWKINS COMES TO ALLEN COUNTY FROM THE METCALFE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT….WHERE  SHE TAUGHT SPECIAL
EDUCATION…..AND MOST RECENTLY SERVED AS  DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR METCALFE COUNTY…..

HAWKINS….A  1986 GRADUATE OF GLASGOW HIGH SCHOOL…..RECEIVED HER BACHELOR’S……MASTERS…..AND RANK ONE
FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……



COMPANY AT WHITE HOUSE
07/18/17

A CAMPBELLSVILLE BASED COMPANY….REPRESENTED  THE COMMONWEALTH  AT THE WHITE HOUSE YESTERDAY….AS PART OF
“MADE-IN-AMERICA” WEEK….

CAMPBELLSVILLE  APPAREL COMPANY  WAS ONE OF 50 COMPANIES…. REPRESENTING EACH STATE….. TO HAVE THEIR
PRODUCTS ON DISPLAY IN THE EAST ROOM OF THE WHITE HOUSE…….



ETHICS
07/18/17

THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH EHTICS COMMISSION….ON A FOUR TO ONE  VOTE….HAS TOLD ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY  BESHEAR   
HE SHOULDN’T INVESTIGATE GOVERNOR MATT  BEVIN  IF HE INTENDS TO CHALLENGE HIM FOR RE-ELECTION….

BESHEAR HAD ASKED  THE COMMISSON IF IT WOULD BE  PROPER FOR HIM TO INVESTIGATE WHEATHER BEVIN’S PURCHASE OF
A LOUISVILLE HOME….FROM  A CAMPAIGN DONOR….VIOLATED  STATE LAW….

THE COMMISSION  SAID BESHEAR COULD REFER THE INVESTIGATION TO OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES…..



SPORTS
07/18/19

THE CARDINALS TAKE ON THE METS IN NEW YORK…..
THE REDS HOST ARIZONA….
AND THE BRAVES ENTERTAIN THE CUBS…..







NEW WKU REGENT
07/17/17

GOVERNOR MAT BEVIN HAS APPOINTED  GEORGE NICHOLS THE THIRD…..OF POTOMAC, MARYLAND….TO THE WESTERN
KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  BOARD OF REGENTS……

NICHOLS…..A 1983 WESTERN GRADUATE…..IS SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT IN THE OFFICER OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS FOR NEW
YOURK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY…..
HE ALSO SERVED AS KENTUCKY COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE AND SPECIAL ADVISOR TO GOVERNOR PAUL PATTONS….AND
ALSO AS THE EXECUTIBVE DIRECTOR OF THE KENTUCKY HEALTH POLICY BOARD DURING TH EPATTON ADMINISTRATION….

NICHOLS…..WHO CURRENTLY SERVES ON THE ALICE LLOYD COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND IS A DIRECTOR OF THE U-S
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE….WILL BE SWORN IN DURING THE BOARD’S JULY 28TH MEETING…..



BEVIN CLOSES SHORT FALL
07/17/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED A “BUDGET REDECTION ORDER”…..MEETING THE CONSTITUTION MANDAGE THAT THE
COMMONWEALTH  END THE FISCAL YEAR WITH A BALANCED BUDGET….

FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-17 GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS  WERE ONE-POINT-THREE PERCENT…OR  138-POINT-FIVE MILLON
DOLLARS SHORT OF THE OFFICIAL EXTIMATE…..

BEVIN’S  VETO OF THE BUDGET BILL ALLOWED AN ADDITIONAL FIVE-MILLION DOLLARS IN LOTTERY RECEIPTS TO BE DEDICATED
TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND NOT GO TO THE GENERAL FUND….IN ADDITION….A LOWER THAN EXPECTED LAPSE IN DEBT SERVICE
RAISED THE TOTAL RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS TO MEET THE SHORTFALL TO JUST OVE 152-MILLION DOLLARS…..
THE GOVERNORS ACTIONS INCLUDED  A COMBINATION OF GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION REDUCTIONS AND FUND
TRANSFERS FROM RESTRICTED FUNDS…. ALSO INCLUDED WERE ONE TIME SAVINGS IN MEDICAID COSTS DUE TO  THE
FAVORABLE RENEGOTATIONS OF CONTRACTS WITH MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS AND LOWER THAN EXPECTED PHAMACY
COSTS…..

FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-17 GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS  WERE ONE-POINT-THREE PERCENT…OR  138-POINT-FIVE MILLON
DOLLARS SHORT OF THE OFFICIAL EXTIMATE…..

BEVIN’S  VETO OF THE BUDGET BILL ALLOWED AN ADDITIONAL FIVE-MILLION DOLLARS IN LOTTERY RECEIPTS TO BE DEDICATED
TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND NOT GO TO THE GENERAL FUND….IN ADDITION….A LOWER THAN EXPECTED LAPSE IN DEBT SERVICE
RAISED THE TOTAL RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS TO MEET THE SHORTFALL TO JUST OVE 152-MILLION DOLLARS…..
THE GOVERNORS ACTIONS INCLUDED  A COMBINATION OF GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION REDUCTIONS AND FUND
TRANSFERS FROM RESTRICTED FUNDS…. ALSO INCLUDED WERE ONE TIME SAVINGS IN MEDICAID COSTS DUE TO  THE
FAVORABLE RENEGOTATIONS OF CONTRACTS WITH MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS AND LOWER THAN EXPECTED PHAMACY
COSTS…..



MCONNELL DELAYS VOTE
07/17/17

SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL HAS DELAYED A VOTE  ON THE “BETTER CARE ACT”…..AFTER SENATOR JOHN
MCCAIN ANNOUNCED SATURDAY THAT HE IS AT HOME RECOVERING FROM SURGERY…..

MCCAIN’S ABSENSE MEANS IT WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE FOR MCCONNELL TO ROUND UP THE VOTES  NEEDED TO MOVE THE BILL
FORWARD…..AS TWO SENTAORS…RAND PAUL AND SUSAN COLLINS  SAID THEY WILL VOTE NO…AND AT LEAST A HALF-DOZEN
OTHER REPUBLICAN SENATORS ARE WITHHOLDING SUPPROT FROM OR EXPRESSING RESERVATIONS BOUTH THE HEALTH
CARE BILL….

IN ANOTHER TURN….THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE  WHICH WAS TO RELEASE AN ANALYSIS OF THE BILL TODAY…..HAS
BEEN POSTPONED……



SMALL BUSINESS LOANS
07/17/17

THE  SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  SAYS THE DEADLINE  IS APPROACHING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES….IN CERTAIN
KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE COUNTIES…..TO SEEK DISASTER LOANS STEMMING FROM DROUGHT THAT BEGAN IN OCTOBER……

IN KENTUKCY…..SOME OF THE COUNTIES  ELIGIBLE FOR LOANS ARE ALLEN…. CLINTON….LOGAN….MONROE…SIMPSON….AND
TODD….
WHILE MACON AND SUMNER COUNTIES IN TENNESSEE ELIGIBLE FOR LOANS…..

THE DEADLINE  TO APPLY IS AUGUST 15TH……



MEETINGS
07/17/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND
ZONING COMMISSION MEETS AT 7…..

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS AND THE
HALFRY/DALTON  V-F-W   POST 57-12 MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT  AT 6……



SPORTS
07/17/17

CONDITIONING FOR THOSE WISHING TO PARTICIPATE ON THE PATRIOT  AND LADY PATROT CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS THIS
SEASON WILL BEGIN CONDITIONING TOMORROW MORNING….AT SIX-30….AT THE HIGH SCHOOL….

ANY STUDENT IN GRADES  SEVEN THRU 12 MAY PARTICIPATE ON THE  HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY TEAM…..
PROSPECTIVE RUNNERS MUST HAVE ON FILE OR BRING WITH THEM A CURRENT       K-H-S-DOUBLE-A   PHYSICAL FORM TO
PARTICIPATE…..



A GLASGOW  NATIVE  IS THE NEWEST MEMBER OF  THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE GOLF TEAM COACHING STAFF….

WHITNEY WADE YOUNG COMES TO LOUISVILLE AFTER COACHING  FOUR SEASONS AT GEORGIA…..WHERE SHE ALSO HAD AN
OUTSTANDING COLLEGE CAREER…..

WADE ALSO PLAYED ON THE PROFESSIONAL   “FUTURES” TOUR AND EARNED HER         L-P-G-A TOUR CARD  FOR THE TWENTY-
10 SEASON….

WADE BROKE INTO THE GOLF SPOTLIGHT  IN 1994….WHEN AS A FOURTH GRADER…. SHE REPRESENTED GLASGOW HIGH
SCOOL AT THE KENTUCKY STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS…..







FATAL-WARREN  UPDATE
07/14/17

STATE POLICE  HAVE CONFIRMED SIX INDIVIDUALS WERE KILLED IN A FOUR VEHICLE   ACCIDENT ON I-65 .LAST NIGHT….AT THE
30 MILE MARKER NORTHBOUND……WERE ROAD CONSTRUCTION  IS UNDERWAY….AND THE ROAD MERGES FROM THREE
LANES OF TRAVEL  INTO TWO LANES….

TRAFFIC WAS CONGESTED DUE TO THE CONSTRUCTION  AND A  “SEMI”  WAS STOPPED IN THE RIGHT LANE…..WITH TWO
PASSENGER CARS STOPPED BEHIND IT…..AS A SECOND  “SEMI”  APPROACHED IN THE RIGHT LANE AND FAILED TO STOP…..
STRIKING  THE TRAILING PASSENGER VEHICLE….CAUSING A CHAIN REACTION…..

THE NAMES OF THE INDIVIDUALS INVOLED AND THE DECEASED PERSONS HAVEN’T BEEN RELEASED DUE TO PENDING
NOTIFICATION OF NEXT OF KIN…..AND TWO OF THE DECEASED HAVE YET TO BE IDENTIFIED……



585 TO BE CLOSED
07/14/17

AS YOU MAKE YOUR TRAVEL PLANS FOR NEXT WEEK…..

KEEP IN MIND THAT BEGINNING  MONDAY……KENTUCKY FIVE-85 WILL BE CLOSED AT MILE POINT SEVEN  AT TRAMMEL CREEK…..
AS CREWS WILL BE MAKING REPAIRS TO THE APPROACH TO THE LOW WATER BRIDGE…..

THE DETOUR WILL UTILIZE  KENTUCKY FIVE-85……KENTUCKY-100…..AND RED HILL ROAD…..

THE CLOSURE IS EXPECTED TO LAST  A WEEK……



TAX REFORM MEASURE
07/14/17

ADVOCATES FOR MONDERIZATION AND FAIRNESS IN  KENTUKY’S  TAX SYSTEM HAS FILED   A TAX  REFORM MEASURE FOR THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONSIDER….

THE TAX PLAN……BILL REQUEST  15…..WOULD CLOSE  LOOPHOLES FOR THE WEALTHY AND SOME COPORATIONS….WHILE
LOWERING TAXES FOR MOST MIDDLE-CLASS FAMILIES…..

THE PROPOSAL INCLUDES AN INCREASE IN THE CIGARETTE TAX……A PROPOSED STATE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT…..AND
THE SALES TAX ON LUXURY GOODS AND SERVIVCES USED PRIMARILTY BY THE WEALTHY….SUCH AS CHAUFFEURED
LIMOUSINE  RIDES…WOULD BE IMPLEMENTED……

THE PROPOSAL ALSO INCLUDES A CAP ON INDIVIDUAL TAX ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS…..A MODEST INCOME TAX INCREASE ON TOP
EARNERS….THE REPEAL OF THE DISTILLED SPIRITS CASE SALES TAX…..FREEZING  THE STATE REAL PROPERTY TAX RATE….
AND APPLY SALES TAX AND TRANSIENT ROOM TAXES TO TOTAL HOTEL ACCOMMODATION PRICES……



DRUG FRAUD ARREST
07/14/17

IN WHAT U-S ATTORNEY GENERAL  JEFF SESSIONS CALLED THE LARGEST HEALTH CARE FRAUD TAKEDOWN OPERATIONS IN U-
S HISTORY…..NINE INDIVIDUALS AND TWO COMPANIES FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA WERE AMONG
THOSE INDICTED……

THE SUSPECTS ACCOUNTED FOR MORE THANT ONE-POINT-THREE BILLOION DOLLARS IN FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS….AND
AT LEAST  120 WERE INVOLVED IN OPPIOID-RELATED CRIMES…..MAKING IT THE LARGEST-EVER OPIOID-RELATED FRAUD
TAKEDOWN IN THE NATION…..

300 F-B-I AGENTS…..FROM 29 FIELD OFFICES AROUND THE COUNTRY…..WERE INVOLVED  IN THE OPERATION….…..



TRAIN-VEHICLE ACCIDENT
07/14/17

A CAR/TRAIN ACCIDENT IN WOODBURN YESTERDAY INJURED ONE PERSON….
THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  SAYS  36 YEAR OLD CHARLOTTE WOOTEN WAS FLOWN TO SKYLINE MEDICAL
CENTER….
THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE ACCIDENT CONTINUES…..



FATAL-WARREN
07/14/17

A FOUR VEHICLE ACCIDENT  ON I-65 .LAST NGIHT…NEAR THE 30 MILE MARKER NORTHBOUND……RESULTED IN  MULTIPLE
FATALITIES….
THE COLLISON INVOLVED TO PASSENGER VEHICLES AND TWO COMMERCIAL VEHICLES…..

AND AUTHORITIES HAVE RELEASED NO OTHER INFORMATION AT THIS TIME….



SPORTS
0714/17

THE S-E-C  PRESEASON FOOTBALL RANKINGS HAVE BEEN RELEASED….

IN THE EAST…..KENTUCKY  IS THIRD BEHIND GEORGIA AND FLORIDA….TENNESSEE AND SOUTH CAROLINA ARE TIED FOR
FOURTH…..WITH VANDY SIXTH AND MISSOURI SEVENTH….

OVERALL….ALABAMA IS PICKED  TO TAKE THE CONFERENCE TITLE WITH  L-S-U AND AUBURN TIED FOR SECOND….GEORGA IS
FOURTH…..AND FLORIDA FIFTH….

IN THE OVERALL CONFERENCE RANKINGS…..THE WILDCATS ARE  11TH…….







SQUARE
07/13/17

THE HEART OF SCOTTSVILLE INVITES EVERYONE TO COME DOWNTOWN….FROM FIVE TO EIGHT  TONIGHT…… FOR A SPECIAL
EVENING……



PENCE IN LEXINGTON
07/13/17

DURING HIS VISIT TO LEXINGTON YESTERDAY…..VICE-PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE SAID HE WANTED  TO “TURN UP THE HEAT” ON
REPUBLICANS TO FULFILL THEIR PLEDGE TO UPROOT  FORMER PRESIDENT  OBAMA’S HEALTH CARE LAW…..

PENCE SAID THE REVISED HEALTH CARE BILL THAT SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL PLAND TO INTRODUCE TODAY…...ADHERES
TO CONSERVATIVE  PRINCIPLES THAT WOULD DELIVER MORE AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE WITH GREATER CHOICES FOR
CONSUMSERS…..

THE VICE-PRESIDENT  WENT  ON TO SAY THAT HE AND PRESIDENT TRUMP BELIEVE SENATOR RAND PAUL…..WHO OPPOSES  
THE BILL….WILL JOIN MCCONNELL IN SUPPORTING THE LEGISLATION…..



FOSTERING SUCCESS
07/13/17

FOSTERING SUCCESS….THE SUMMER INITIATIVE   FOR KENTUCKY YOUTH WHO ARE AGING OUT OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S  
FOSTER CARE PROGRAM…..IS BEGINNING ITS SECOND YEAR….

AT LEAST 72 YOUNG PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED TO BE INVOLVED IN THE PROGRAM THIS SUMMER…...WHICH IS  UP FROM THE 52
THAT COMPLETED THE PROGRAM LAST YEAR…..
THE 10-WEEK SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM SERVES FOSTER YOUTH BETWEEN THE AGES OF 17 AND 23….AND
PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR THE EQUIVALENT…..

HALF OF THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE PROGRAM LAST SUMMER EXTENDED THEIR  EMPLOYMENT TO NINE MONTHS…..AND
THREE WERE OFFERED FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES…..



SPORTS
07/13/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLFIE IS ASKING INTERESTED HUNTERS AND CITIZENS  TO PARTICIPATE  IN A
SIMPLE SURVEY OF WILD TURKEYS THIS SUMMER…..

DURING  JULY AND AUSUST….DEPARTMENT  STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS  KEEP A  DATA SHEET IN THEIR VEHICLES….AND  WHEN
THEY SEE A WILD TURKEY THEY RECORD THEIR OBSERVATIONS…..THE DATE  IS THEN COMPILED INTO A STATEWIDE INDEX
THAT GUAGES THE COMMONWEALH’S WILD TURKEY POPULATION….

IF YOU’D LIKE TO HELP…..A DOWNLOADABLE SURVEY FORM IS AVAILABLE AT….       .F-W-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……







TOBACO SETTLEMENT SCAM
07/12/17

THE  KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE IS WARNING ABOUT A SCAM THAT CLAIMS KENTUCKIANS CAN RECEIVE TAX-
FREE…..MONTHLY PAYMENTS….FROM THE TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT…..

THE OFFICE HAS IDENTIFIED MISLEADING  ON-LINE ADS…AND RECEIVED REPORTS OF  SCAM  E-MAILS CLAIMING  INDIVIDUALS   
CAN RECEIVE MONTHLY PAYMENTS DIRECTLY FROM THE MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR  M-S-A…..
THE SOLICITATIONS CLAIM KENTUCKIANS….EVEN  IF THEY NEVER USED TOBACCO…. CAN RECEIVE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS
EACH MONTH…..IF THEY PAY FIVE-DOLLARS A MONTH…..OR UP TO 100-DOLLARS  A YEAR  TO LEARN HOW…..

MASER SETTLEMENT  PAYMENTS ARE MADE DIRECTLY TO STATES AND TERRITORIS…AND IN THE COMMONWEALTH…THEY’RE  
USED TO BOOST INVESTMENTS IN AGRICULTURE AND HELP IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES……



ECLIPSE TRAFFIC
07/12/17

IT’S BEING BILLED AS A……ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EVENT…..AS A TOTAL SOLAR EXCLIPE WILL SWEEP ACROSS 14 STATES…..
INCLUDNG ALLEN AND NINE  OTHER KENTUCKY COUNTIES  ON AUGUST  21ST…..

AND WITH OVER HALF THE NATIONA  WITHIN A DAYS DRIVE  OF THE PATH…. THE ECLIPSE IS EXPECTED TO BRING UP TO HALF-A-
MILLION VISITORS  TO THE COMMONWEATH..AND THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION AND STATE POLICE ARE URGING
TRAVELERS TO BE AWARE OF INCREASED TRAFFIC ON THE ROADWAYA…….BEFORE….DURING….AND AFTER  THE ECLIPSE
WHICH WILL HAVE THE POTENTION FOR TRAFFIC SLOWDOWNS AND PERHAPS TRAFFIC SNARLS…..

THERE WILL ALSO BE VACATIONERS  AND OTHER CROSS-COUNTRY TRAFFIC ON THE ROADWAYS WHO MAY HAVE NO INTEREST
IN WATCHING THE ECLIPSE…..WHICH WILL ADD TO THE CONGESTION….



SOLAR POWER
07/12/17

THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HAS APPROVED A PROPOSAL… FROM DUKE ENERGY….TO BUILD THREE SOLAR
POWER FACILTIES IN KENTON AND GRANT COUNTIES IN NORTH KENTUCKY….

THE  FACILITIES WOULD HAVE A COMBINED MAXIMUM OUTPUR OF ALMOST SEVEN MAGAWATTS……AND THEY WOULD BE USED  
TO DEVELP EXPERIENCE WITH SOLAR POWER IN PREPARATION FOR ADDING MORE RENEWABLE POWER SOURCES IN THE
NEXT DECADE……



SPORTS
07/12/17

THE KENTUCKY FISH AND WILDLFIE COMMISION HAS PROPOSED  SEVERAL NEW FISHING REGULATONS…..

ONE OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS  WOULD PLACE   BLUE CATFISH IN BARREN RIVER LAKE…..UNDER A 15-FISH DAILY CREEL
LIMIT…..AND ONLY ONE FISH MAY BE LONGER THAN  15-INCHES…..

IF THE PROPOSALS ARE APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY….THEY WOULD TAKE EFFECT IN MARCH OF NEXT YEAR……







CITY COUNCIL
07/11/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….THE BARREN RIVER REGIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION  PLAN UPDATE
WAS APPROVED…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO GAVE FIRST READING TO AN ORDINANCE….ADOPTING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES…..WHICH COMPLIES ALL
CITY ORDINANCES   INTO A PRINTED BOOK AND ON-LINE……

TO FIND THE ORDINANCES ON-LINE…..GO TO THE CITY’S WEB-PAGE AT….. SCOTTSVILLE-K-Y-DOT-ORG…….AND LOOK FOR THE
LINK…….



FISCAL COURT
07/11/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS THIS MORNING IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING….ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE
REGULAR REPORTS…..AND THIS MORNING’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK….. STARTING AROUND NINE……



KY REVENUE FALLS SHORT
07/11/17

FOR THE SEVENTH STRAIGHT YEAR….KENTYUCKY’S GENERAL  FUND REVENUE  ROSE…..BUT FELL SHORT OF ESTIMATTES……

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON  SAYS GENERAL FUND  RECEIPTS  FOR THE  FISCAL YEAR THAT ENDED JUNE 30TH   
WERE 139-MILLION DOLLARS….OR ONE-POINT-THREE PERCENT  LESS THAT THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE ….WHICH
PROJECTED GROWTH OF TWO-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT….
HOWEVER…..GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS FOR THE YEAR WERE ONE-PONT-THREE PERCENT MORE THAN COLLECTIONS LAST
YEAR…..

CHILTON SAYS REVENUS WERE ON PACE TO REACH FULL-YEAR GROWTH ESTIMATES……UNTIL A SLUMP BETWEEN MARCH AND
JUNE…..WHEN CORPORATE REVENUES FELL IN MARCH…..

ALSO FOR THE JUST COMPLETED FISCAL YEAR……THE ROAD FUND GREW AFTER TWO STRAIGHT YEARS OF DECLINE……



GRANT PUBLIC HEARING
07/11/17

AMY SCOTT….FROM BRADD…..CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING LAST NIGHT CONCERNING  A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
BLOCK GRANT THE CITY IS APPLYING FOR…..FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE OLD  “L  AND N” DEPOT….

THE CITY IS SEEKING A 500-THOUSND DOLLAR  “C-D-B-G” GRANT….AND 252-THOUSAND  DOLLARS  IN TRANSPORTATION  GRANT
MONEY……
THE PROJECT  WILL RESTORE THE OLD FREIGHT DEPOT….WHICH IS STILL STANDING…. AND BUILD ANOTHER TWO-STORY
PASSENGER DEPOT THAT WAS TAKEN DOWN…..
FUNDS ARE ALSO BEING RAISED TO MOVE AN OLD LOCOMOTIVE TO THE SITE…..



PENCE
07/11/17

VICE-PRRESIDENT MIKE PENCE WILL BE IN LEXINGTON TOMORROW…..TO TALK ABOUT REPUBLICAN EFFORTS TO REPEAL AND
REPLACE THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT……

THIS WILL BE PENCE’S  FIRST VISIT TO LEXINGTON  SINCE BECOMING  VICE-PRESIDENT…….AND ONLY HIS SECOND VISIT TO
KENTUCKY SINCE TAKING OFFICE…….AS HE WAS IN LOUISVILLE IN MARCH…..



SPORTS
07/20/17

IT’S NOT HARD TO PICK OUT THE TOP COLLEGE FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL TEAMS…..BUT WHICH SCHOOL IS THE MOST
ATHLETIC  IN THE LAND….

YAHOO SPORTS HAS RANKED  THE “POWER FIVE SCHOOLS”… WHICH COME FROM THE ATLANTIC COAST…..BIG-12….BIG-10….
PAC-12…AND SOUTHERN CONFERENCES…..PLUS  NOTRE DAME…….
AND THE SCHOOL THAT TOPS   THE LIST HASN’T WON A FOOTBALL OR BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SINCE WORLD WAR TWO…..
BUT STANFORD HAS  WON AT LEAST ONE N-C-A-A  NATIONAL TITLE FOR 41-CONSECUTIVE YEARS….INCLUDING FOUR  LAST  
SCHOOL YEAR…..

KENTUCKY COMES IN 18TH……LOUISVILLE IS 28TH……AND TENNESSEE IS 36TH……







OPIOID PAINKILLER BEING PULLED
07/10/17

IN TWENTY-15…..MORE THAN 225  KENTUCKIANS DIED FROM A DRUG OVEDOSE WITH OPANA IN THEIR BLOOD….

NOW THE MAKERS  OF THE OPIOID PAINKILER SAYS THEY WILL NO LONGER SELL THE DRUG….AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY
BESHEAR  IS CALLING THE MOVE…..A .FIRST STEP….IN THE FIGHT AGAINST  WHAT HE BELIEVES  IS THE SINGLE GREATEST
THREAT  TO KENTUKCY…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S DRUG EPIDEMIC…..

THE F-D-A  HAD PREVIOUSLY DETERMINED THE REFORMULATED…. OPANA  E-R….. CAN STILL BE READILY PREPARED FOR
INJECTION AND CAN BE CRUSHED WITH COMMON ITEMS FOR SNORTING……

LAST MONTH….BESHEAR ANNOUNCED HIS OFFICE INTENDS TO SUE  DRUG MANUFACTURERS……DISTRIBUTORS…..AND
RETAILERS WHERE THERE IS EVIDENCE THAT THEY CONTRIBUTED TO THE OPIDEMIC BY ILLEGALLY MARKETING…..AND
SELLING OPIOIDS TO KENTUCKIANS……



FATAL-CASEY
07/10/17

STATE POLICE FROM THE COLUMBIA POST SAY A FOUR VEHICLE ACCIDENT….FIVE MILES NOTH OF LIBERTY…… ON   U-S ONE-
27….CLAIMED ONE LIFE AND INJURED SIX OTHERS….

26 YEAR OLD LPHILLIP DILLION OF DANVILLE DIED AT THE CASEY COUNTY HOSPTIAL….

THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION……



CITY COUNCIL
07/10/17

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT…..ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE REGULAR REPORTS…..AND
TONIGHT’S CITY COUNCIL MEET CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK……STARTING AROUND SIX……



MEETINGS
07/10/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW MORNING AT 9 ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS, THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER AND HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED
COUNCILS BOTH MEET TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISGTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
MEET AT 5…..

THURSDAY NIGHT THE LIONS CLUB MEETS AT 6-30 AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…….



SPORTS
07/10/17

THE KENTUCKY   MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEUDLE FOR NEXT SEASON IS NOW COMPLETE……

THE WILDCATDS HAVE ADDED EXHIBITION GAMES WITH THOMAS MORE COLLEGE ON OCTOBER 27TH……AND WITH CENTRE
COLLEGE ON NOVEMBER THIRD…..

DURING  JOHN CALIPARI’S TENURE…..KENTUCKY HAS PLAYED AN EXHIBITION GAME AGAISNT AT LEAT ONE INSTATE
PROGRAM…..AND THEY TRADITIONALLY GIVE EACH TEAM AROUND……20-TO-25-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..FOR PLAYING IN THE
EXHIBITION GAMES…..







REAL I-D
07/07/17

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS  GIVEN KENTUCKY  MORE TIME TO COMPLY WITH THE   FEDERAL  “REAL I-D” LAW…….

THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY   HAS GIVEN THE COMMONWEALTH UNTIL  OCTOBER  10TH  TO COMPLY   WITH  
THE   “REAL I-D”  ACT…..HOWEVER…. STATE OFFICIALS  SAY THEY WILL ASK   FOR  ANOTHER EXTENSION IN OCTOBER THAT WILL
GIVE THEM UNTIL JANUARY TWENTY-19……

EARLIER THIS YEAR…..THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSED A LAW ALLOWING KENTUCKIANS TO PURCHASE  A “VOLUNTARY
TRAVEL I-D”…..THAT WOULD REPLACE THE STANDARD DRIVER’S LICENSE…..BUT THEY WON’T BE AVAILABLE  UNTIL TWENTY-
19….

THE TRAVEL I-D’s ARE OPTIONAL……BUT IF YOU DON’T HAVE ONE…..YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO USE YOUR STANDARD DRIVER’S
LICENSE TO BOARD A DOMESTIC FLIGHT OR ENTER A MILITARY BASE……



SHRED DAY
07/07/17

WHITE PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH’S ANNUAL….FREE SHRED DAY…..WILL BE TOMORROW FROM  EIGHT-30 TO 12-30…..

THE TRUCK FROM LAND SHARK SHREDDING WILL BE AVAILABLE   TO SHRED DOCUMENTS…….

A COUNTY RECYCLE TRAILER  WILL ALSO BE ON SITE TO ACCEPT COMPUTERS….. MONITORS….TELEPHONES….PRINTERS….
AND  TEVELSIONS   21-INCHES OR LESS….
AND THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT   WILL  ALSO BE ON SITE TO ACCEPT OLD PRESCRIPTION  MEDICATIONS   FOR
PROPER  DISPOSAL……..



PURSUIT
07/07/17

THE E’TOWN POST OF THE STATE POLICE WAS NOTIFIED OF A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON I-65…..SOUTH OF UPTON……THAT
RESULTED IN A VEHICLE  BEING STOLEN….

38 YEAR OLD ANGEL WALLACE OF BOWLING GREEN WAS TRAVELING NOTH IN A  TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE  TOYOTA…..WHEN SHE
LOST  CONTOL OF HER VEHICLE AND  IT OVERTUTNED….A GOOD SAMARITAN  STOPPED  TO ASSIST….WHEN WALLTEN TOOK
THEIR VEHICLE…..
SHE TRAVELED NORTH ON THE INTER-STATE….EXITING AND  RE-ENTERING THE INTER-STATE  AT THE SONORA  EXIT….
WALLACE REFUSED TO STOP FOR TROOPERS  AND A PURSUIT ENSUED  THRU HART AND BARREN COUNTIES……
WALLACE TRAVELED THRU THE WORK ZONE AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED UNTIL SHE REACHED THE HORSE CAVE EXIT WHERE
TIRE DEFLATION DEVICES WERE USED…. CAUSING THE DRIVER’S SIDE TIRES TO DEFLATE…..BUT SHE CONTINUED ON….
FINALLY STOPPING AT THE PARK CITY EXIT….
WALLACE WAS LODGED IN THE HART COUNTY JAIL….FACING A NUMBER OF CHARGES…..INCLUDING THEFT, WANTON
ENDANGERMENT, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE…..



STABBING
07/07/17

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING A STABBING THAT INJURED TWO PERSONS…

DEPUTIES RESPONDED O THE  NORTH NEEDMORE ACRES ROAD AREA….TO REPORTS OF TWO SUBJECTS COVERED IN
BLOOD….THAT’S WHERE THEY LOCATED A MALE AND FEMALE WHO BOTH HAD  BEEN INJURED  BY AN EDGED WEAPON…AT
ANOTHER RESIDENCE…..

THEY TOLD OFFICERS THAT THE SUSPECT HAD FLED THE SCENE…
BOTH INDIVIDUALS WERE TAKEN TO T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL….AND NO OTHER INFORMATION  IS BEING RELEASED AT
THIS TIME…….



CORVETTE DRIVE
07/07/17

IF YOU’VE EVER WANTED TO DRIVE A CORVETTE…. THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUESUM…..MOTOR SPORTS PARK IS OFFERING
YOU THAT CHANCE…. AS THEY HAVE RECEIVED  FIVE CORVETTE…Z-51’s…. FOR THE PUBLIC TO DRIVE…..

THE TRACK IS OFFERING AN  EXPERIENCE PROGRAM….WHERE  INDIVIDUALS CAN LEARN “ IN-THE-CLASSROOM”  AND  “ON-THE-
TRACK”  WITH A TOURING LAP PROGRAM……WHICH  BEGINS MONDAY…..BUT YOU MUST CALL AND MAKE A RESSERVATION TO
PARTICIPATE……



RIBBON CUTTING
07/07/17

A RIBBON CUTTING  WAS HELD YESTERDAY MORNING  TO CELEBRATE THE COMPLETION OF PHASE-ONE….OF THE  I-65 TO U-S
31-W CONNECTOR  PROJECT….

THE CEREMONY OPENED THE NEW   I-65 INTERCHANGE AT MILE MAKER 30  AND A FOUR-LANE  CONNECTOR ROAD TO   U-S 68…..
THE SECOND PHASE OF THE PROJECTE……PLANNED FOR NEXT YEAR…..WILL CREATE  A TWO-LANE  ROAD  FROM  U-S 68 TO 31-
W……..



SPORTS
07/07/17

THE NASCAR TRIPLE HEADER WEEK END…..CONTINUES AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY TONIGHT…..WITH THE  XFINITY SERIES
“ALSCO 300”…….








LOTTERY HIT ONE-BILLION
07/06/17

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS 28-YEAR HISTORY…..KENTUCKY LOTTERY SALES HAVE EXCCEEDED ONE-BILLION DOLLARS….

LOTTERY OFFICIAL  SAY OVER-ALL TICKET SALES……FOR THE JUST-ENDED FISCAL YEAR…..SURPASSED THE LAST YEAR’S
RECORD-BREAKING AMOUNT BY THREE-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS….

SCRATCH-OFF  TICKETS WERE ONCE AGAINST THE LARGEST INDIVIDUAL GAME WITH SALE OF  604-MILLON DOLLARS….WHICH  
WAS UP BY SIX-AND-A-HALF MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE PREVIOUS…..KENO HAD THE LARGEST PERCENTAGE INCREASE….
RISING 15-PERCNEDT TO 76-MILLION DOLLARS…..WHILE POWER BALL SALES DROPPED SHARPLY FROM LAST YEAR…..

AND THE LOTTERY TRANSFERS TO THE COMMONWEALTH REACHED A RECORD 252-MILLION DOLLARS……WHICH WAS AN
INCREASE OF  TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION…….



REPORT
07/05/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS RRELEASED THE JUNE ACTIVITY REPORT…..

DURING THE MONTH TROOPERS AND DETECTIVES ISSUED 15-HUNDRED-EIGHT CITATIONS….WITH 254 BEING FOR SPEEDING
AND 274 FOR SEATBELT VIOLATIONS….
22   D-U-I ARRESTS WERE MADE….12-HUNDRED-14  COMPLIANTS WERE ANSWERED…. AND 104 ACCIDENTS WERE
INVESTIGATED…..
47-CRIMINAL  CASES WERE OPENED AND 190-CRIMINAL ARRESTS WERE MADE…..



NEW NATURE PRESERVE
07/05/17

THE STATE NATURE PRESERVE COMMISSION  IS OPENING A NEW PRESERVE  IN NORTHEASTERN  KENTUCKY LATER  THIS
MONTH….

THE CROOKED CREEK STATE NATURE PRESERVE… IN LEWIS COUNTY…. WILL OPEN JULY 15TH…..
THE 728-ACRE PRECERVE HAS A  ONE-POINT-35 MILE  TRIAL AND THE OPENING DAY EVENT WILL INCLUDE  A FREE GUIDEED
HIKE…..
THE NATUE COMMISSION  WILL DEVELOP TRAIL MAPS   AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS…..AS-WELL-AS MANAGE HAITATE ALONG
THE TRAIL AND SURROUNDING NATURE PRESERVE….
WHILE LEWIS COUNTY FISCAL COURT WILL ASSISTN WITH PARKING LOT UPKEEP AND ROUTINE  MOWING  AND TRIAL
MAINTENANCE…..



4H AGENT
07/05/17

A WELCOME RECEPTION WAS HELD AT THE ALLEN COUINTY EXTENSION FACILITY Y YESTERDAY FOR NEW 4-H AGENT ANNA
MEADOR….

MEADOR……WHO WAS RAISED ON A 25-HUNDRED ACRE FARM IN SIMPSON COUNTY… GRADUATED FROM  U-K THIS SPRING AND
HAS BEEN INVOVLED IN 4-H SINCE  THE AGE OF FOUR….

MEADOR ASSUMES THE POSITION  FOLLOWING THE RETIREMENT OF MARTHA ARTERURN WHO WAS ALLEN COUNTY 4-H AGENT
FOR 37-YEARS……



SPORTS
07/06/17

THE NASCAR TRIPLE-HEADER WEEK-END BEGINS TONIGHT AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY WITH THE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK
SEREIS…..TIM BRAY WITH THE SPEEDWAY TELLS US MORE……
NEWS-3……………….1:08………..Q-OF JULY
THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY IS LOCATED IN SPARTA……WHICH IS ABOUT HALF-WAY BETWEEN LOUISVILLE AND CINCINNATI……







RECEPTION
07/05/17

A   WELCOME RECEPTON FOR ALLEN COUNTY’S NEW 4-H AGENT….ANNA MEADOR….WILL BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON FROM
THREE TO FIVE AT THE ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION FACILITY  LOCATED AT 200 EAST MAIN STREET…..



WKU NEW PRESIDENT
07/05/17

WESTERN KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY’S  NEW PRDSIDENT HAS OFFICIALLY TAKE THE REINS OF HIS POSITION…..AS TIMOTNY
CABONI STARTED HIS NEW ROLE MONDAY…. AS THE 10TH PRESIDENT  OF WESTERN….

CABONI COMES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS….AND HE SUCCEEDS GARY RANSDELL WHO RETIRED AFTER LEADING THE
INSTITUTION  FOR 20 YEARS……

CARBONI EARNED HIS  MASTER’S DEGREE AT  WESTERN……HIS BACHELOR’S  FROM L-S-U AND HIS DOCTORATE  FROM
VANDERBILT……



FANCY FARM
07/05/17

THE 137TH ANNUAL FANCY FARM PICNIC IS COMING UP THE FIRST WEEK-END IN AUGUST……
AGRICULTURE  COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES, AUDITOR  MIKE HARMON AND ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHEAR  WILL
ATTEND THIS YEAR’S PICNIC…..BUT GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WILL NOT….

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN   JAME COMER  SAYS HE WILL ATTEND….

AND FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER BOBBY RICHARDSON FROM GLASGOW WILL SERVE AS MASTER-OF-CEREMONIES……



WARREN SHOOTING
07/05/17

THE WARREN COUINTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR  A BOWLING GREEN MAN IN CONNECTION WITH A SHOOTING…

REPORTEDLY….. A LARGE PARTY WAS UNDERWAY  WHEN 20 YEAROLD RYAN LAMBERT OF BOWLING GREEN WAS SHOT BY 20
YEAR OLD RUDOLPH  RANKINS…. WHO FLED THE SCENE ON FOOT….

LAMBERT WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL  CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….AND AUTHORITIES  SAY RANKINS SHOULD BE
CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS……



ARREST
07/05/17

A MAMMOTH CAVE MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN THE DEATH OF A MUNFORDVILLE MAN….
28 YEAR OLD NICHOLAS WILSON HAS BEEN ARRST AND CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF MURDER……
MONDAY MORNING …..MUNFORDVILLE POLCIE WERE CALLED TO DO A WELFARE CHECK  OF 59 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY DEVORE  AT
HIS RESIDENCE  ON OLD MAIN STREET…..WHERE  OFFICERS NOTICED SIGNS  OF “FOUL PLAY” AND STATE POPLCIE WERE
CALLED….

LATER THAT NIGHT…..DEVORE AND HIS VEHICLE WERE FOUND IN THE CITY LIMITS OF MUNFORDVILLE…..



KY MEDICAID CHANGES
07/05/17

LAST YEAR…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN ASKED THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR PERMISSION TO OVERHAUL  THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  MEDICAID  PROGRAM….AND NOW THE GOVERNOR HAS UPDATED THAT PLAN…..

STATE OFFICIALS SAY THE CHANGES WOULD INCREASED  TAXPAYER SAVINGS TO 358-MILLION DOLLARS   BY TWENTY-21….BUT
IT ALSO MEANS A TOTAL OF 95-THOUSAND  PEOPLE……NINE-THOUSAND MORE THAN ORIGINALLY PROPOSED…. WOULD LOSE
THEIR MEDICAID  COVERAGE……

BEVIN  SAYS KENTUCKY  CAN’T AFFORD TO PAY FOR ALL OF THE NEW  PEOPLE  WHO WERE ALLOWED  TO ENROLL IN MEDICAID   
BECAUSE  OF THE FEDERAL  “AFFORDABLE  CARE ACT”…..ESPECIALLY WITH THE COMMONWEALTH FACING  A MULTI-BILLION-
DOLLAR  PUBLIC PENSION  SHORTFALL…..



RESIDENTS RETURN HOME
07/05.17

RESIDENTS OF THE CASEY COUNTY    WERE ALLOWED BACK INTO THEIR HOMES AND MOST BUSINESSES LAST NIGHT….
FOLLOWING A FUEL SPILL EARLIER IN THE DAY….

A TANKER TRUNK OVER-TURNED AND SPILLED AN ESTIMATED THOUSAND-GALLONS OF FUEL BEHIND THE DOGWALK MARKER….

AND ANOTHER SEVEN-THOUSAND GALLONS HAD TO BE TRANSFERRED OFF THE TANKED…..WHICH WAS RIGHTED LAST
NIGHT….



PETE
07/05/17
06:05AM

81 YEAR OLD ARLETA JEAN PETE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; TONY PETE…..THREE SONS; ROBERT SKINNER OF WASHINGTON, DON SKINNER OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND MIKE MATHIS OR OREGON…. THREE DAUGHTERS; TINA FERGUSON OF MICHIGAN AND TAMMY O’DELL AND
TRISH PETE BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; KENNY LAMAS OF OREGON…..AND A SISTER; LORAINNE BOSWICK OF
OKLAHOMA…..SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



JOHNSON
07/05/17

77 YEAR OLD HAROLD JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE
FORM OF DONATIONS TO VICTORY HILL MINISTRIES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CENETTA JOHNSON…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; HANK AND DEAN AND REBECCA…..AND
A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; PAULA AND MARK COOK ALL OF FLORIDA…..THREE STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;
RONALD AND PATRICIA GRIFFIN OF TEXAS, RODNEY AND HEATHER GRIFFIN OF MINNESOTA AND PHILLIP AND KRISTEN GRIFFIN
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; CLIFFORD AND MARY LOIS OF FLORIDA…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN,
NINE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN, A GREAT-GRANDCHILD AND SIX STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
07/05/17

THE CARDINALS HOST MIAMI…..
THE REDS PLAY IN COLORADO….
THE BRAVES ARE AT  HOME TO TAKE ON HOUSTON…..

AND THE HOT RODS TANGLE WITH DAYTON AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK….







GIVENS GIVES UP LEADERSHIP POST
07/03/17

CITING….PRESSING FAMILY CONCERNS…..STATE SENATOR  DAVID GIVENS HAS RESIGNED HIS POST AS SENATE PRESIDEN PRO
TEM…

GIVENS….WHO WILL REMAIN A RANK-AND-FILE MEMBER DIDN’T ELABORATE ON HIS REASON FOR GIVING UP THE LEADERSHIP
POST……

HE REPRESENTS THE  NINTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT WHICH IS COMPRISED  OF ALLEN……BARREN….. GREEN….
METCALFE……MONROE…..AND SIMPSON COUNTIES……



AMISH FARMER SENTENCED
07/03/17

AN AMISH FARMER HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR SELLING IMPROPERLY  LABELED HRBAL
SALVE….

57 YEAR OLD SAMEUL GIROD HAS BEEN MAKE AND SELL CHICKWEE SALVE FOR YEARS ON HIS FARM IN BATH COUNTY…..
HOWEVER…..THE F-D-A  LABELED THE SALVE A DRUG….WHICH BROUGHT IT UNDER FEDERAL REGULATON….

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS ACCUSED GIROD OF MANUFACTURING THE HERBAL SALVE IN AN ESTABLISHMENT THAT WAS NOT
REGISTERED WITH THE F-D-A….AND PACKAGED IN A CONTAINER THAT “FAILED TO BEAR LABELING CONTAINING ADEQUATE
DIRECTIONS FOR USE”…..…..

GIROD MUST ALSO  PAY 14-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION…..AND PER COUNT ASSESSMENT EQUALING 13-HUNDRED
DOLLARS….
AND AFTER SERVING THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….HE COULD RESUEMD MAKING HIS PRODUCTS IN A LEGAL
MANNER…..



ARREST
07/03/17

A BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES FOLLOWING HIS ARREST BY THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT….

THE DEPUTY  ATTEMPTED TO STOP THE A  VEHCILE AT THE INTER-SECTION OF VETERAN’S MEMORIAL AND GLEN LILY ROAD….
BUT IT FLED THE AREA….AND A PURSUIT ENSUED…

THE DRIVER…..30 YEAR OLD BRYAN GRIFFIN….FLED ON FOOT IN THE AREA OF SCOTT WAY AND MITCHELL COURT…..BEFORE HE
WAS LOCATED  IN THE  600 BLOCK  OF GODDON AVENUE……



WKU STUDENT NAMED MISS KY
07/03/17

A WESTERN KENTUCKY UNVERSITY STUDENT  HAS BEEN CROWNED MISS KENTUCKY…

20 YEAR OLD  MOLLY MATNEY….A JUNIOR  “AG” MAJOR AT WESTERN WHO’S PLATFORM IS “FARM FIT”….WILL REPRESENT THE
COMMONWEALTH  IN THE MISS AMERICA PAGEANT IN SEPTEMBER…..

MATNEY WAS COMPETING AS MISS MAMMOTH CAVE AREA……



MEETINGS
07/03/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEETS TONIGHT AT 6:30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE
CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING SCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW HAS BEEN MOVED
TO JULY 11TH……AND IF YOUR GROUP IS SCHEDULED TO MEET TOMORROW….YOU’LL WANT TO CHECK AND IF THEY WILL MEET
BECAUSE OF THE FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY…..

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 5 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE DIABETES, EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUP MEETS AND
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP AND THE JUNIOR JAYCEES BOTH MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6…..



SPORTS
07/03/17

FRANKLIN’S KENNY PERRY CLAIMED HIS SECOND….U-S SENIOR OPEN  YESTERDAY….. .BY TWO STROKES…..AS HE FINISHED  
16-UNDER PAR….

PERRY’S 264 TOTAL WAS THREE STROKES BETTER THAN THE U-S SENOR OPEN RECORD……SET BY HALE IRWIN IN TWO-
THOUSAND…..AND MATDHED  BY PERRY IN TWENTY-13……







4TH DRIVING
06/30/17

THE EXTRA LONG FOURTH OF JULY WEEK-END IS HERE…..AS IT BEGINS AT SIX TONIGHT AND RUNS UNTIL MIDNIGHT
TUESDAY…..

SOME 38-MILLION MOTORISTS WILL HIT THE ROAD….WHICH IS AN INCREASE  OF ALMOST  THREE-PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR……

10-PEOPLE DIED ON THE COMMONWELTH’S ROADWAYS LAST FOURTH OF JULY…… WITH THREE OF THOSE BEING ALCOHOL
RELATED…..



GRIMES WON’T RELEASE INFO
06/30/17

SECRETRY OF STATE ALISON GRIMES SAYS HER OFFICE  WILL NOT COMPLY WITH A REQUEST BY THE PRESIDENT’S
COMMISSION ON ELECTION INTEGRITY…..

THE COMMISSION….WHICH IS LOOKING INTO ALLEGED ACTS OF VOTER FRAUD…. SENT LETERS TO ALL 50 STATES ASKING FOR
NANES….ADDRESSES…DATE OF BIRTH…..PARTY AFFILIATION…..THE LAST FOUR DIGITS OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS…..AND
VOTING HISTORY DATING BACK TO TWO-THOUSAND-SIX….


CALIFORNIA AND VIRGINA HAVE  ALSO SAID THEY WILL NOT RELEASE THE INFORMATION…..



FIREFIGHTERS TO ARIZONA
06/30/17

FIREFIGHTERS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH ARE IN ARIZONA TO HELP FIGHT WILDFIRES  NEAR SAN CARLOS…..

THE KENTUCKY DIVISION OF FORESTY SAYS THE 20-MEMBER CREW IS MAD OF OF FIREFIGHTERS FROM THE DIVISION OF
FORESTY…...DANIEL BOONE NATIONAL FOREST…..AND CUMBERLAND GAP NATIONAL PARK…..



LIVER
06?/30/17

86 YEAR OLD GILLIS W. OLIVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL  
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN DOVER CEMETERY….
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE
FORM OF DONATIONS TO DOVER CEMETERY……


HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CHRISTINE OLIVER…..A DAUGHTER; JENNIFER DOWNING OS SCOTTSVILLE….AND A STEP-SISTER;
DOT CALVERT OF FRANKLIN…..A GRANDCHILD AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/30/17

BELFRY HIGH SCHOOL HEAD FOOTBALL COACH….PHILIP HAYWOOD……HAS BECOME THE FIRST KENTUCKY COACH TO BE
NAMED….NATIONAL FOOTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR .BY THE NANTIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC COACHES ASSOCIATION…..

HAYWOOD…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S ALL-TIME WINNINGEST HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH WITH  417 CAREER VICTORIES…...
CAPPED A 14-AND ONE SEASON LAST YEAR…..BY LEADING THE PIRATES TO THEIR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE STATE TITLE…..







MURRAY DORM EXPLOSION
06/29/17

A REPORTED NATURAL GAS LEAK AT A MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY DORM CAUSED SERIOUS DAMAGE TO THE STRUCTURE…..
THE BLAST  GUTTED THE GROUND FLOOR AND DAMAGED PARTS OF THE SECOND FLOOR…..DEBRA FROM THE EXPLOSION
FLEW INTO NEARBY BUILDINGS…..BUT DAMAGE TO THE OTHER STRUCTURES WAS MINOR……

NO STUDENTS WERE USING THE BUILDING…..BUT ONE UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEE WAS INJURED….
AND  NONE OF THE STUDENTS ON CAMPUS FOR THE GOVERNOR’S SCHOLARS PROGRAM  WAS INJURED…..



PARK CITY EXPANSION
06/29/17

BLUEGRASS SUPPLY CHAIN SERVICES….WILL INVEST ALMOST TWO-MILLION DOLLARS  TO LEASE AND UPGRADE A BUILDING IN
PARK CITY FOR OFFICE AND WAREHOUSE SPACE THAT WILL CREATED 27 NEW FULL-TIME POSITIONS…AND WILL INVEST JUST
OVER ONE-AND-A HALF MILLION DOLLARS FOR SIMILAR  UPGRADES IN SHEPHERDSVILLE THAT WILL CREATE  24  NEW FULL-
TIME JOBS….

HEADERQUARTERED  IN BOWLINGGREEN  SINCE TWO-THOUSAND TWO…...BLUEGRASS SUPPLY PROVIDES  WAREHOUSE….
QUALITY SUPPORT….LIGHT ASSEMBLY….AND TRANSPORTATION  MANAGEMENT SERVICES  TO CUSTOMERS  IN FOUR STATES…..



ARREST
06/29/17

THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE WAS CALLED TO A RESIDENCE IN CAVE CITY AFTER STATE POLICE DETECTED THE
ORDER OF MARIJUAN INSIDE….

CONSENT TO SEARCH WAS GIVEN….AND OFFICERS FOUND JUST OVER 11-GRAMS OF MARIJUANA, CRYSTAL METH,
PRESCRIPTION PILLS AND SUSPECTED ECSTACY…..

27 YEAR OLD BLAKE DYALN LAWLER   WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE-METH, POSSESSION OF A LEGEND DRUG AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..



GUILTY PLEA
06/29/17

A HORSE CAVE MAN AND LARUE COUNTY COACH HAS PLEADED GUILT TO SEXUAL MISCONDUCT INVOLVING A JUVENILE…..

48 YEAR OLD KELTON “SIMON” FORD WAS ORGINALLY CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ABUSE…..BUT AS PART OF A PLEA AGREEMENT….
THE CHARGE  WAS AMENDED TO SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OF A VICTIM  UNDER  18….

FORD WILL RECEIVE TWO YEARS PROBATION….HE’S TO HAVE NO CONTACT WITH THE VICTIM OR HER FAMILY…..HE WILL MAKE  
NO ATTEMPT TO TEACH OR COACH DURING THE PROATION PERIOD…..AND WILL PAY COURT COSTS…..



BESHEAR TO SUE COMPANIES
06/29/17

WITH A RECORD NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS DYING FROM OPIOID OVERDOSES…..

ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHEAR   SAYS  HIS  OFFICE PLANS TO SUE UP TO 10 DRUG MANUFACTURERS…..DISTRIBUTORS….
AND RETAILERS L FOR  WHAT HE SAYS IS THEIR ROLE  IN FUELING THE COMMNWEALTH’S  OPIOID EPIDEMIC  BY ILLEGALY
MARKETING AND SELLING OPIOIDS TO KENTUCKIANS….



FOOD DONATION BILL
06/29/17

A NEW KENTUCKY LAW  WILL SHIELD ENTITIES  DONATING  FOOD TO NONPROFITS….FROM LIABILITY……WITH THE GOAL OF
INCREASISNG FOOD DONATIONS…….

THE  “FOOD IMMUNITY BILL”  PROTECTS  MARKETS…..FARMERS…..AND OTHER GROUPS FROM LAWSUITS AND CRIMINAL
CHARGES IF SOMEONE GETS SICK AFTER EATING THEIR DONATONS……PROVIDING THERE WAS NO INTENTIAL MISCONDUCT……

A  FEDERAL GOOD SAMARITAN LAW ALREADY PROVIDED LEGAL PROTECTIONS FOR FOOD DONATIONS…..BUT FEAR OF LEGAL
ACTON WAS SENDING FOOD TO TRASH BINS INSTEAD OF FOOD BANKS…..AND ITS  HOPED THE NEW LAW WILL GIVE RETAILERS
MORE CONFIDENCE AND MAY LEAD TO MORE PEERISHABLE DONATIONS



SPORTS
06/29/17

THERE WILL BE INCREASED LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE COMMONWEALTH’S WATERWAYS THIS WEEK END…..AS PART OF A
NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO DETER IMPAIRED BOATING….

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE   SAYS OPERATION “ DRY WATER”…….WILL BE  CONDUCTED TOMORROW   
THRU JULY SECOND….

THE DEPARTMENT SAYS INPAIRED BOATING IS A LEADING CONTRIBUTOR IN BOATING DEATHS……







FISCAL COURT
06/28/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND GAVE FINAL
APPROVAL TO THE TWENTY-17-18 BUDGET…..

THE COURT APPOINTED  JESSICA CLINE AS COUNTY TREASURER…..REPLACING MELBA PATRICK WHO IS RETIRING FRIDAY…….
AND A RECEPTION FOR PATRICK  WILL BE HELD FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..FROM TWO TO FOUR…..IN THE FISCAL COURT MEETING
ROOM  IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……



COMER RELEASES TAX RETURNS
06/28/17

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER HAS REIGNITED  AN OLD POLITICAL RIVALRY BY PUBLICLY RELEASING HIS
PERSON INCOME TAX RETURNS…..AND QUESTIONING  WHY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HASN’T DONE THE SAME……

COMER WAS ONE OF SIX MEMNERS OF CONGRESS TO RELEASE TAX RETURNS AT THE REQUEST OF ROLL CALL…..WHICH IS A
WASHINGTON BASED PUBLICATION……



NEW LAWS TAKE EFFECT
06/28/17

TOMORROW……MOST OF THE LAWS THAT MADE IT THRU THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY EARLIER THIS YEAR WILL TAKE EFFECT…..
THE EXECPTIONS WERE THOSE THAT HAD EMERGENCY CLAUSES THAT TRIGGERED THEM TO TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY…..
AND THOSE THAT SPECIFIED LATER EFFECTIVE DATES…..

LAWS TAKING EFFECT TOMORROW WILL ALLOW PUBLICLY FUNDED CHARTER SCHOOLS TO OPERATE IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…..ATTACKS ON FIRST RESPONDERS  WILL BE CONSIDERED A HATE CRIME DURING SENTENCING FOR
CERTAIN CRIMES…. ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO USE FEWER DAYS FOR THE SAME AMOUNT OF INSTRUCTIONAL
HOURS……ALLOWING CONSTRUCTION OF NUCLEAR POWER IN KENTUCKY……BANNING REGISTERED SEX-OFFENDERS FROM
PUBLIC PLAYGROUNDS…..ALLOW HOSPITAL PATIENTS TO DESIGNATE SOMEONE AS  A “LAY CARE GIVER” TO PROVIDE  CARE TO
THE PATIENT  WHEN THEY RETURN HOME….. AND TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS TO SERVE ON A LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION  IF
THEY HAVE AN AUNT…..UNCLE….SON-IN-LAW OR DAUGHTER-IN-LAW  EMPLOYED  BY THE DISTRICT……



DRUG OVERDOSES UP
06/28/17

ACCORDING  TO THE KENTUCKY OFFICE  OF DRUG CONTROL POLICY…..THERE WERE 14-HUNDRED-FOUR  FATAL DRUG
OVERDOZE DEATH IN THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…...WHICH WAS A SEVEN-POINT-FOUR PERCENT INCREASE FROM THE
PREVIOUS YEAR……

THE REPORT ALSO FOUND THAT FENTANYL CONTRIBUTED TO AT LEAT 623 DEATHS….AND HERION WAS A FACOT IN 456
OTHERS….

THE HIGEST NUMBER OF FATALITIES OCCURRED IN LOUISVILLE…..LEXINGTON…..AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY……
AND LESLIE COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF FATAL OVERDOSES ON A PER CAPITA BASIS……



JUNIOR LIVESTOCK EXPO
06/28/17

THE AMERICAN BLACK HEREFORD ASSOCIATION  IS HOLDING THE FIRST….A-B-H-A JUNIOR NATIONAL LIVESTOCK EXPO…..AT
THE W-K-U AG EXPO CENTER…TODAY THRU SUNDAY…..

THE A-B-H-A IS MOVING THEIR HEADQUARTERS TO THE COMMONWEALTH……

OPENING CEREMONIES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNG AT 10……



SPORTS
06/28/17

THE LADY PATRIOT  BASKETBALL TEAM  WILL HOST THEIR ANNUAL  SUMMER CAMP  JULY 17TH THRU JULY 19TH…..FROM EIGHT
TO 12NOON EACH DAY…..

THE CAMP  IS FOR GIRLS  ENTERING  PRESCHOOL THRU THE EIGHTH GRADE THIS FALL…..COST FOR THE CAMP IS 40-DOLLARS
PER CAMPER…..AND REGISTRATION WILL BE HELD THE FRIST DAY OF CAMP…..

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA AS PART OF THE SUMMER FEEDING
PROGRAM……







SHERIFF’S AUDIT
06/27/17

STATE AUDITOR MIKE HARMON HAS RELEASED THE TWENTY-15 TAX AUDIT FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..

STATE LAW REQUIRES THE AUDITOR TO ANNUALLY AUDIT THE ACCOUNTS OF EACH COUNTY SHERIFF…..AND IN COMPLIANCE
WITH THE LAW…..THE AUDITOR ISSUES TWO REPORTS EACH YEAR…..ONE AUDITs THE SHERIFF’S TAX ACCOUNT AND THE
OTHER REPORTS ON THE AUDIT OF THE SHERFF’S FEE ACCOUNT WHICH IS USED TO RUN THE OFFICE……

ACCORDING TO THE JUST RELEASED TAX AUDIT…..THE SHERIFF’S FINANCIAL STATEMENT FAIRLY PRESENTS THE TAXES
CHARGED…..CREDITED….AND PAID FOR DURING THE PERIOD  OF APRIL 16TH-TWENTY-15  THRU APRIL  15TH-TWENTY-16…….
ARE IN COMFORMITY WITH THE REGULATORY BASIS OF ACCOUNTING……

THE AUDITOR NOTED NO INSTANCES OF NONCOMPLIANCE…..AND  ALSO NOTED NO MATTERS INVOLVING INTERNAL CONTROL
OVER FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ITS OPERATION…..THAT WERE CONSIDERED TO BE MATERIAL WEAKNESSES…….



FARMERS MARKET
06/27/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARMER’S MARKET IS NOW RENTING  BOOTH SPACE….AT THE “AG” PAVILION AT THE ALLEN COUNTY FAIR
GROUNDS…..FROM EIGHT TO ONE ON SATURDAYS…..NOW TO OCTOBER FIRST…..

THE COST IS 10-DOLLARS PER BOOTH AND YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN TABLE……

PAYMENT GOES TO THE ALLEN COUNTY FARMER’S  MARKET  AND FOR MORE INFORMATION  CALL TWO-THREE-SEVEN-14-43……..



HAWKS
06/2717

76 YEAR OLD KENNETH ELWOOD “WOODY” HAWKS SOF ADOLPHUS DIED TODAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENGTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING  AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME……VISITATION BEGINS  
AFTER 10 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA  SUE CALDWELL HAWKS…..A DAUGHTER; ASHLEE OF ADOLPHUS……A SON; WAYNE OF
TOMPKINSVILLE….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DONNELL AND BILLY JOE  WELLS OF GLASGOW…..A BROTHER;     J-W
BOWLES OF GLASGOW…A SISTER; SHELIA LAWRENCE….AND TWO  SISTERS-IN-LAW; LINDA HELSON AND MARY ANN CALDWELL
BOTH OF ADOLPHUS……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



STATE HIGHWAY PLAN
06/27/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION  CABINET  HAS RELEASED  A DATA-DRIVEN  LIST OF STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION
PROJECTS THAT WILL HELP GUIDE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEXT HIGHWAY PLAN……

OVER THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS…..THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET   EVALUATED AND SCORED  MORE THAN  11-HUNDRED
PROJECTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……..USING THE NEW…..STRATEGIC HIGHWAY INVESTMENT FORMULA FOR
TOMORROW PROGRAM…….OR SHIFT…..
THE FORMULA IS AN OBJECTIVE APROACH THAT USES DATA ON SAFETY….. CONGESTION….ASSET MANAGEMENT…. ECONOMIC
GROWTH…..AND COST-BENEFIT RATIOS……
THE NEXT STEP  IN THE …..SHIFT PROCESS…..WILL FOCUS ON RANKING REGIONAL  PROJECTS…..AND TRANPORTATION
IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN GEOGRAPHICAL SECTIONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH…..

“SHIFT” WILL HELP PRIORITIZE SPENDING OF TWO-POINT-SIX BILLION DOLARS OVER THE NEXT SIX-YEAR CYCLE…… AS THE
CURRENT SIX-YEAR HIGHWAY PLAN HAS NEARLY SIX-BILLION DOLLARS IN UNFUNDED TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS……



DAVIS TAKES NEW POSITION
06/27/17
06:05AM

SHANE DAVIS…..WHO HAS SERVED AS PRICIPAL  AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSIVLLE HIGH SCHOOL THE LAST FOUR YEARS…..IS
THE NEW DIRECTOR OF SAFETY  AND SUPPORT SERVICES FOR ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS…..

DAVIS LEAVES THE HIGH SCHOOL AFTER ALMOST TWO-DECADES OF TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATION….

IN HIS NEW ROLE……DAVIS WILL BEWORKING ON SAFETY ASPECTS FOR THE DISTRICT…..AND THE SUPPORT ROLW WILL HAVE
HIM WORKING WITH EVERYONE IN THE DISTRICT……IN HELPING WITH THEIR NEEDS…..



BLUE GRASS RECORD
06/27/17

THE 14TH ANNUAL….BLUEGRASS ROOTS AND BRANCHES FESTIVAL IN OWENSBORO…. HAS SET A NEW ATTENANCE RECORD….

THE BLUEGRAS MUSEUM SAYS  26-THOUSAND PEOPLE…..FROM 39-STATES AND FOUR FOREIGN COUNTRIES….ATTEND THHIS
YEARS  FESTIVAL  WHICH AS HELD JUNE 21ST THRU  24TH……

THE OLD RECORD WAS  SET IN TWENTY-15….WHEN OVER 25-THOUSAND ATTENDED……



FISCAL COURT
06/27/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO THE TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL    12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND
SEVEN……



SPORTS
06/27/17

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY FOOTBALL…..SEASON TICKET HOLDERS….MAY BEIGN PURCHASING SINGLE-GAMES TICKETS
TOMORROW…..FOR THE WILDCATS’ SEVEN HOME GAMES THIS FALL…..

THEN SINGLE GAME TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC  STARTING JULY 14TH….

FOR SINGLE GAME TICKET PRICING…..KROGER FIELD HAS BEEN DIVIDED INTO FOUR ZONES……AND BASED ON THE OPPONENT
AND ZONE…….SINGLE GAME TICKET PRICES WILL RANGE FROM 30 TO 95 DOLLARS







NEW AC/S HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
06/26/17

THE HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL  SESSION THIS MORNING… AT THE CENTRAL OFFICE…..TO DISCUSS
HIRING A NEW PRINCIPAL FOR ALLEN COUNTY SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL……AND FOLLOWING A ONE-AND-A HALF HOUR
CLOSED SESSION…..JOSEPH COABY WAS SELECTED AT THE NEW PRINCIPAL OF AC/S HIGH SCHOOL.

THERE WERE FIVE APPLICANTS AND THE COUNCIL INTERVIEWED THREE CANDIDATES……..



WKU BUDGET
06/26/17

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  BOARD OF REGENTS HAS APPROVED  A  414-MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET  FOR TWENTY-17-
18…..
THE NEW BUDGET IS TWO-POINT-EIGHT PERCNE MORE THAN THE CURRENT BUDGET…..AND INCLUDES  THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY’S APPROVED EQUITY ADJUSTMENT OF  TWO-POINT-34 MILLION DOLLARS IN THE STATE APPROPRIATION…. WHICH
MAKES UP  18-PERCENT OF THE TOTAL BUDGET…..

TUTION AND FEES ACCOUNT FOR 49-PERCENT OF THE BUDGET…..AND THE NEW BUDGET INCLUDES A 145-DOLLARS PER
SEMESTER INCREASE IN RESIDENT UNDERGRADUATE TUTTION……WHICH IS THE SECOND LOWEST AMONG THE
COMMONWEALTH’S PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS…..

THE REGENTS ALSO ELECTED DR. PHILLIP BALE OF GLASGOW AS CHAIRMAN…….



BGMU PHONE SCAM
06/26/17

A PHONE SCAM…..INVOLVING BOWLING GREEN MUNICIPAL UTILITIES…..HAS BEEN REPORTED…

THE SCAMMERS….WHO  CLAIM TO  REPRESENT B-G-M-U….ARE CALLING BUSINESSES AND TELLING THEM THEIR BILLS ARE
OVER DUE AND SHOULD BE PAID IMMEDIATLEY TO AVOID DISCONNECTION……

B-G-M-U SAY BILLS…..LATE NOTICES…..AND DISCONNECT INFORMATION  IS SENT THROUGH THE POSTAL SERVICE OR E-MAIL…..
AND IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE CALLS…. DO NOT GIVE OUT ANY INFORMATION  AND HANG UP……



STABBING-HORSE CAVE
06/26/17

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO  A STABBING AT A RESIDENCE  ON SOUTH  JACKSON HIGHWAY…..IN HART COUNTY…..THAT
RESULTED  IN THE DEATH OF A HORSE CAVE MAN…..

UPON ARRIVAL…..TROOPERS LOCATED  23 YEAR OLD ANICETO  PEREZ  LOPEZ OF HORES CAVE WITH A STAB WOUND TO THE
ABDOMEN…..HE WAS FLOWN TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE   WHERE  HE DIED OF HIS INJURIES……..

THE MALE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INJURY SUSTAINED BY LOPEZ.....AND ABOTHER MALE…..WERE ON THE SCENE WHEN
OFFICERS ARRIVED  AND THEY  HAD SUSATINED INJURIES FROM AN ALTERCATION THEY WERE IN WITH LOPEZ……



MEETINGS
06/26/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 AND FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW
NIGHT AT 7……



SPORTS
06/26/17

KY SPEEDWAY REMOVES SEATS
06/26/17
06:05AM

WHEN THE NASCAR TRIPLE-–HEADER IS RUN AT THE KENTUCKY  SPEEDWAY…..THE FIRST WEEK-END IN JULY…..THEY’LL FIND
A REDUCED GRANDSTAND…. AS                   20-THOUSAND SEATS HAVE BEEN REMOVED….REDUCING THE SEATING FROM         
106-THOUSAND TO 86-THOUSAND…..

WHEN THE SPEEDWAY OPENED IN TWO-THOUSAND…..THE SEATING CAPACITY WAS 66-THOUSAND……BUT AFTER   SPEEDWAY
MOTOR SPORTS BOUGHT THE TRACK AND ANNOUNCED   A CUP RACE WOULD BE COMING TO THE TRACK…..SEATING WAS
INCREASED TO  106-THOUSAND….

THE FIRST CUP RACE WAS A SELL OUT…..BUT SINCE THEN….HAS NEVER COME CLOSE TO SELLING OUT AGAIN……

THE SEATS REMOVED WERE THE LEAST DESIRABLE…..AND EVEN WITH A CAPACITY OF 86-THOUSAND….KENTUCK SPEEDWAY
WILL STILL BE ONE OF THE LARGEST TRACKS ON THE NASCAR  CIRCUIT…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
06/23/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFCIE OF EMPLOYMENT  AND TRAINING…..THE UNEMPLOYEMENT  RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM
THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN APRIL TO THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN MAY……AND THIS MAY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS WELL
BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT RECORDED IN MAY OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER  AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT  RATES RANGED  FROM THREE-POINT-SIX  PERCENT
IN WARREN  COUNTY  TO FIVE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH……JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 74 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 28…..AND REMAINED THE SAME  IN 18……

WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT THREE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 16-POINT-SIX PERCENT……



ARTS ON MAIN
06/23/17

THE NEXT CONCERT AT “ARTS ON MAIN”  WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT…..

“ARTS ON MAIN”  IS LOCATED ON EAST MAIN STREET NEXT TO U-S BANK…..THE FREE CONCERT BEGINS AT SEVEN AND BE SURE
AND BRING A LAWN CHAIR OR BLANKET……
IN CASE OF RAIN…..THE CONCERT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE STREET TO THE ALLEN COUNTY  EXTENSION  OFFICE…….



ACCIDENT-BARREN
06/23/17

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT AT THE 48-MILE MARKER….IN BARREN COUNTY….THAT INJURED ONE PERSON…..

30 YEAR OLD AMANDA  DEAN OF OHIO WAS SOUTHBOND….WHEN SHE LOST CONTROL OF HER TWENTY-10 PONTIAC…AND IT
LEFT THE ROADWAY…..AND OVERTURNED  SEVERAL TIMES IN THE MEDIAN…..EJECTING THE DRIVER……WHO WAS FLOWN TO
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT……



FORMER SHERIFF PLEAD GUILTY
06/23/17

A FORMER LARUE COUNTY SHERIFF HAS PLEAD GUILTY……IN FEDERAL COURT….TO EMBEZZLING MONEY WHILE IN OFFICE…..

58 YEAROLD BOBBY CARLTON SHOFFNER OF HODGENVILLE  ADMITTED TO TAKING  22-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN TAX
RECEIPTS……HE ALSO ADMITTED TO ACCEPTING  12-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN PENALITIES….WHICH HE WAIVED  ON THE COUNTY
COMPUTER SYSTEM AND KEPT FOR HIS PERSONAL USE…..AND HE ADMITTED TO USING THE COUNTY CREDIT CARD TO PAY 32-
HUNDRED DOLLARS IN PERSONS EXPENSES…….

SHOFFNER AGREED TO PAY  36-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION TO LARU COUNTY……AND HE WILL PAY A ONE-
THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE AT SENTENCING…. WHICH IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 21ST…….



FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF
06/23/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DIRECTED THAT FLAG AT ALL STATE OFFIC EBUILDING BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF TODAY…..IN
HONOR OF SERGEANT WILLIAM BAYS….A FORT CAMPBELL SOLDIER….WHO DIED IN AFGHANISTAN ON JUNE 10TH….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES…… ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO
JOIN IN THE TRIBUTE BY LOWERING THEIR FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF…..



SENATE HEALTH CARE BILL
06/22/17

SENATE REPUBLICANS….YESTERDAY…..RELEASED  A 142-PAGE DRAFT OF THEIR BILL TO ELIMINATE MUCH OF THE OBAMA
HEALTH CARE LAW……AND SENATOR RAND PAUL SAY HE AND THREE OTHER REPUBLICAN SENATORS  ARE PREPARING  TO
ANNOUNCE THEIR OPPOSITON TO THE BILL AS IT’S WRITTEN…..

THE OPPOSITION PUTS THE BILL IN  JEOPARDY…..SINCE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL CAN ONLY LOST TWO
REPUBLICAN VOTES AND STILL PASS THE LEGISLATION……

PAUL SAYS THE BILL TOO CLOSELY RESEMBLES OBAMA CARE AND DOESN’T GO FAR ENOUGH TO REPEAL THE FORMER
PRESIDENT’S LAW…..

PAUL ALSO SAYS HE AND THE OTHER SENATORS ARE OPEN TO NEGOTIATION….BUT THEY NEED TO MAKE THEIR OPPOSITION
CLEAR IN ORDER TO ENSURE NEGOTIATIONS HAPPEN……




SPORTS
06/23/17

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR LOUISVILLE……AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES LAST NIGHT…..AS THEY LOST TO T-C-U
FOUR TO THREE….
THE CARDINALS FINISH THE SEASON WITH A 53 AND 12 RECORD…..







HOMELESS COUNT
06/22/17

THE KENTUCKY HOUSING CORPORATION SAYS THEIR ANNUAL COUNT HAS FOUND FOUR-THOUSAND-25 HOMELESS PEOPLE
LIVING IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

THE RESULTS  OF THE POINT-IN-TIME COUNT OF PEOPLE LIVING  ON THE STREETS……IN EMERENCY SHELTERS….OTHER
TEMPORARY  HOUSING WERE RELEASED TUESDAY…..AS THE AGENCY COORDINATED A COUNT IN ALL COMMUNITIES…..EXCEPT
IN LOUISVILLE AND LEXINGTON….;WHILE SEPARATE COUNTS WERE CONDUCTED……

THE POINT-IN-TIME  COUNT FOUND 19-HUNDRED-40 HOMELESS PEOPLE……WHILE LEXINGTON REPORTED ONE-THOUSAND-51
HOMELESS…..AND LOUISVILLE REPORTED COUNTING  ONE-THOUSAND-34  FOR A TOTAL OF FOUR-THOUSAND-25 HOMELESS IN
KENTUCKY……

THE HOUSING CORPORATION  SAYS  WHILE IT’S ENCOURAGING TO SEE THE OVERALL NUMBER OF HOMELESS ON THE
DECLINE…..THE REDUCTION  ISN’T SIGNIFICANT…..AS A MAJORITY OF PEOPLE REPORTED BEING HOMELESS FOR THE FIRST
TIME……



TUITION INCREASES
06/22/17

THE AVERAGE  COST OF TUITION AND FEES….FOR FOUR YEARS AT A PUBLIC KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..WILL BE MORE THAT 39-
THOUSAND  DOLLARS  THIS FALL AFTER THE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION  APPROVED INCREASES FOR MOST
INSTITUTIONS…..

ALL BUT TWO SCHOOLS ASKED FOR THE MAXIMUM ALLOWED…..THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE DIDN’T ASK FOR AN
INCREASE…..AND KENTTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY’S BOARD OF TRUSTEES HAS YET TO ASK FOR AN INCREASSE…..
WESTERN’S THREE-PERCENT INCREASE PUSHES THE PRICE OF A FULL-YEAR OF TUITION AND FEES TO JUST OVER 10-
THOUSAND DOLLARS…..TRAILING ONLY LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY…..
TUITION WILL ALSO BE INCREASING AT TWO-YEAR SCHOOLS IN THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
SYSTEM…..AS THE COUNCIL APPROVED A SIX-DOLLAR PER CREDIT HOUR INCREASE…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO APROVED THE DETAILS OF A NEW STATE FUNDING MODEL…. FROM NOW NOW…..35-PERCENT OF STATE
FUNDING FOR PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITYS WILL BE BASED ON THE TYPLE OF DEGREES AWARDED…..



ETHICS RULING TO BE APPEALED
06/22/17

THE KENTUCKY ETHICS  COMMISION  SAYS IT WILL APPEAL  A FEDERAL JUDGE’S ORDER ALLOWING LOBBYISTS TO DONATE TO
POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS….

IN HIS RULING…..JUDGE WILLIAM BERTELSMAN  STRUCK DOWN MOST OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ETHICS LAW REGARDING
CONTACT BETWEEN LAWMAKERS AND LOBBYISTS…..SAYING THE BAN ON LOBBYISTS GIVING  GIFTS TO LAWMAKERS AND
MAKING POLITICAL DONATIONS VIOLATED THEIR FIRST ADMENDMENT RIGHTS…..

THE ETHICS LAWS WERE PUT IN PLACE IN THE MID-1990’s…...AFTER  22 LAWMAKERS AND LOBBYISTS WERE CHARGED WITH
GIVING AND ACCEPTING BRIBES…..



LOUISVILLE OFFICER SHOT
06/22/17

LOUISVILLE METRO POLICE  ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR THE INDIVIDUAL  WHO ALLEGEDLY  SHOT AT OFFICERS…..STRIKING
ONE IN THE FOOT….

OFFICERS  WHERE CALLED TO REPORTS OF A SUSPICIOUS PERSON TRYING TO OPEN DOORS……
AS THEY APPROCAHCE HE TOOK OFF RUNNING….AND AS THEY CAME AROUND A CORNER……THE SUSPECT OPENED
FIRE…………



SPORTS
06/22/17

AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES…..

LOUISVILLE TAKES ON T-C-U……







NEW CHURCHILL FACILITY
06/21/17

CHURCHILL DOWNS INCORPORATED HAS ANNOUINCED PLANS TO BUILD A 60-MILLION DOLLAR….STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY
IN LOUISVILLE….THAT WILL INCLUDE EXOTIC WAGERING……A SPORTS BAR AND RESTAURANT…..600-RACING MACHINES…..AND
A PLAYERS CLUB……

THE PROJECT  WILL CREATE  250 CONSTRUCTION  JOBS…….AND ANOTHER  200 NEW FULL AND  PART-TIME JOBS TO MANAGE
THE FACILITY WHICH WILL OPEN  NEXT SUMMER……

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT COMES ON THE HEELS OF CHURCHILL’S DECISION TO RELOCATE ITS….TWIN-SPIRES-DOT-COM
BUSINESS…..TO LOUISVILLE  FROM SILICON  VALLEY-CALIFORA……CREATING MORE THAN  70-NEW JOBS……



ARREST
06/21/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH TWO RECENT ROBBERIES…..

OFFICERS SAY 20 YEAR OLD CALEB HALL OF BOWLING GREEN CONFESSED TO ROBBING THE DOLLAR GENERAL STORE…..ON
THE 31-W  BY-PASS ON JUNE 17TH AND LONG JOHN SILVERS  ON THE BY-PASS JUNE 19TH…..

HALL HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF ROBBERY……..



MISSING MAN
06/21/17

LOUISVILLE METRO POLICE  ARE LOOKING FOR A MISISNG MAN WHO WAS LIKELY IN ROUTE TO THE BONNAROO MUSIC  FESTIVAL
ON OR ABOUT JUNE  SEVENTH….
27 YEAR OLD BRET BROFFMAN-JUNIOR IS A WHITE MALE…..FIVE-FEET- 10-INCHES TALL….AND WEIGHS 140 POUNDS…..
HIS VEHICLE WAS  FOUND ON VETERANS OUTER LOOP….NEAR FRANK MILL  ROAD IN GLASGOW…..ON THE SEVENTH……

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CONTAXCT  THE GLASGOW POLICE DEPARTMENT AT SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-51…….



GLASGOW SQUARE CLOSED
06/21/17

THE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY FILM COMMISION WILL BE IN DOWTOWN GLASGOW TOMORROW TO FILM SCENES FOR THEIR
UPCOMING MOVIE…..

THE EAST AND SOUTH SIDES OF THE GLASGOW SQUARE WILL CLOSE  AT FOUR-30 TOMORROW MORNING .AND WILL REMIAN
CLOSED UNTIL NINE TOMORROW NIGHT…. ONCE THE FILMING IS DONE…..THE GLASGOW COMMUNITY BAND WILL HOLD THEIR
ANNUAL CONCERT ON THE SQUARE…..

AND KEEP IN MIND THERE IS ROAD WORK AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF 31-E AND 68 AS WELL…..SO TRAFFIC NEEDING TO TRAVEL
ON  WEST MAIN .BETWEEN THE SQUARE AND WHITE CASTLE……MIGHT WANT TO CONSIDER TAKING SIDE STREETS TO AVOID
BOTH AREAS……



AG SUES GOVERNOR AGAIN
06/21/17

IT’S ROUND FOUR AS ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR HAS SUED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN FOR THE FOURTH TIME….

BESHEAR FILED THE LATEST SUIT  YESTERDAY…..CHALLENGING THE GOVERNOR’S RECENT EXECUTIVE ORDER THAT
ABOLISHED  AND REPLACED SOME STATE EDUCATION  BOARDS……



SPORTS
06/21/17

IT’S TIME TO RETIRE YOUR  PREDATORS JERSERY YOU WORE DURING THE PLAY-OFFS…..AS  LAST NIGHT….THE NATIONAL  
HOCKEY LEAGUE  UNVEILED  NEW JERSEYS  FOR 13-TEAMS…..INCLUDING  THE PREDATORS……

THE N-H-L HAS A NEW PARTNERSHIP  WITH ADIDAS….AS THE OLD JERSEYS WERE MADE BY REEBOK……

THE MOST NOTABLE CHANGE TO THE NEW JERSEY  IS THE LACK OF NAVY BLUE….. ON THE BACK…..NEAR THE COLLAR……


AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES…..
LOUISVILLE DROPPED A FIVE TO ONE DECISION TO FLORIDA……
THE CARDINALS NEXT GAME WILL BE TOMORROW  AGAINST  T-C-U……..







SCHOOL BOARD
06/20/17

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGHT…..
FOR THE JUST COMPLETED SCHOOL YEAR….ATTENDNACE WAS 94-POINT-21 PERCENT….WHICH WAS DOWN  SLIGHTLY FROM
94-POINT-27 PERCENT THE YEAR BEFORE…..
THE BOARD  APPROVED  THE SCHOOL NURSE CONTRACTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  IN THE  AMOUNT
OF 72-THOUSAND-415 DOLLARS……WHICH  IS THE SAME AS LAST YEAR….

THE BOARD APPROVED HIRING  ENGLISH….LUCAS…..PRIEST….AND OWLEDY FOR LEGAL SERVICES  FOR NECT SCHOOL
YEAR……AT A RATE OF  210-DOLLARS AN HOUR…..WHICH WAS UP  FROM                   205-DOLLARS THIS YEAR…..



FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF
06/20/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DIRECTED THAT FLAGS AT ALL STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS  BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF
TODAY……IN HONOR OF SERGEANT ERIC ERICK HOUCK….A FORT CAMPBELL SOLDIER WHO DIED IN AFGHANISTAN……

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS….BUSINESSES…. ORGANIZATIONS….AND OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
TO JOIN IN THE TRIBUTE BY LOWERING THEIR FLAG  TO HALF-STAFF……

SERVICES FOR SERGEANT HOUCK WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT KENTUCKY VETERANS CEMETERY WEST IN
HOPKINSVILLE



ANNUAL BUSINESS REPORTS
06/20/17

FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW……KENTUCKY BUSINESSESS  APPEAR TO BE READY TO BREAK  THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S
RECORDS FOR  ANNUAL REPORT FILINGS….152-THOUSAND HAVE FILED SO FAR…… MORE THAN THE TOTAL ON THIS DATE LAST
YEAR…..WHICH WAS A RECORD…..…..

THE MORE THAN 200-THOUSAND BUSINESESS……AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…… MUST FILE AN
ANNUAL REPORT  AND PAY A 15-DOLLAR FILING FEE BY JUNE 30TH  EACH  YEAR…..

IF A BUSNIESS FAILS TO FILE ITS ANNUAL REPORT BY JUNE 30TH…….IT  FALLS INTO BAD STANDING AND WILL RECEIVE A FINAL
60-DAY NOTICE……FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE 60-NOTICE RESULTS IN ADMINISTRATIVE DISSOLUTION OF THE BUSINESS OR
REVOCATON OF AUTHORITY TO DO BUSINESS IN KENTUCKY…….



LONG JOHNS ROBBERY
06/20/17

BOWLING POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE INDIVIDUAL WHO ROBBED THE LONG JOHN SILVERS….ON THE 31-W BY-PASS…..
YESTERDAY MORNING….

THE LONE MALE INMLIED HE HAD A WEAPON  AND DEMANDED MONEY…..AFTER THE EMPLOYEE COMPLIED…..HE LEFT ON
FOOT….

THE SUSPECT IS A WHITE MALE….WITH THIN BUILD…..BLONDE HAIR….AND GLASSES….HE WAS WEARING  A GRAY ZIP-UP
HOODLIE….GRAY SWEATPANTS….AND A WHITE SHIRT…….



GUILTY PLEA
06/20/17

A SIMPSON COUNTY MAN HAD PLEAD GUILTY……IN FEDERAL COURT….TO MAKING AND POSSESSING ILLEGAL FIREARMS….
COMMONLY KNOW AS MOLOTOV COCKTAILS…..

20 YEAR OLF ALEXANDER GWATHNEY-LAW OF FRANKLIN PLEAD  GUILTY  TO COUNTS ONE AND TWO OF A SUPERCEDING
INDICTMENT……

AT SENTENCING…..PROSECUTORS  WILL MOVE TO DISMISS COUNTS THREE AND FOUR….WHICH CHARGED HIM WITH
ATTEMPTING TO DAMAGE AND DESTROY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL……AND WILL ALSO AGREE  TO A SENTENCE OF 20-
YEARS…..FOLLOWED BY THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE……



SPORTS
06/20/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE WILL CONDUCT A PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT…..TO DISCUSS THE
POSSIBILITY  OF A HUNTING ACCEESS PROGRAM…..IN THE 14-COUNTY CONSERVATION RESERVE AND ENHANCEMENT
PROGRAM……

THE MEETING WILL BE FROM  6-30 TO 8-30….AND WILL BE HELD AT THE BARREN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE…..

THIS IS A PILOT PROGRDM TO TEST FOR SMALL GAME HUNTING AND THE DEPARTMENT WILL BE LOOKING TO LEASE LAND FOR
HUNTING……
THE CONSERVATON RESERVE AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM INCLUDES MOST OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY……..


AND AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES……
LOUISVILLE TAKES ON FLORIDA………







KENTUCKY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
06/19/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPPED FROM  FIVE-
POINT-ONE PERCENT IN APRIL TO  FIVE-PERCENT  IN MAY…..AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S LABOR FORCE SAW AN INCREASE OF
ALMOST 25-HUNDRED COMPARED TO APRIL’S NUMBERS……

THE EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES SECTOR SHOWED THE LARGEST GAIN WITH 11-HUNDRED MORE JOBS…….
AND OTHER SECTORS SEEING AN INCREASE WERE TRADE…..TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITIES……INFORMATION……..AND
FINANCIAL…….

HOWEVER……KENTUCKY’S JOBLESS WAS ABOVE THE NATIONAL RATE OF FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT IN MAY……



KCTCS REGISTRATION
06/19/17

SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS OFFERING STUDENTS  A ONE-STOP ENROLLMENT  
OPPORTUNITY  TODAY THRU THURSDAY….AT THE COLLEGE’S MAIN CAMPUS  IN BOWLING GREEN AND AT THE
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON CENTER……

EXPRESS ENROLLMENT WEEK  IS  A ONE-STOP OPPORTUNITY  TO HELP STUDENTS WITH ONE-ON-ONE ADVISING REGARDING
ENROLLMENT….. FINANCIAL AID….. SCHEDULING…..AND OTHER ITEMS THAT PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS NEED TO COMPLETE
FOR THE  FALL TWENTY-17 SEMESTER….

TO REGISTER GO ON-LINE TO ….K-C-T-C-S-DOT-E-D-U-FORWARD SLASH-EXPRESS….. OR CALL TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-NINE-ZERO-
ONE-ONE-THOUSAND……



FORMER LARUE SHERIFF CHARGED
06/19/17

A FORMER LARUE COUNTY SHERIFF HAS BEEN CHARGED…..IN  A FELONY INFORMATION….WITH ONE COUNT OF
EMBEZZLMENT…..

ACCORDING TO THE FEDERAL INFORMATION……MONIES  FROM A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT WENT MISSING
SOMETIME BETWEEN MAY TWENTY-11 AND MAY TWENTY-12….WHILE 58 YEAR OLD BOBBY CARLTON  SHOFFNER WAS SHERIFF….

IF CONVICED SHOFFNER …..WHO RETIRED IN FEBRUARY TWENTY-13  AFTER MORE THAN 10-YEARS IN OFFICE….. FACES UP TO
FIVE YEARS  IN  PRISON…..THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….AND A MAXIMUM FINE OF 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



MEETINGS
06/19/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY  BOARD OF EDUCAON AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6  AND GRAHAM LODGE
MEETS AT 7…….

THURSDAY NIGHT THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7…..



JONES
06/19/17

75 YEAR OLD JOHN NEWTON “PAP” JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL
BE HELD AT A LATER DATE….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JAN JONES…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOHN AND CARRIE OF THE STONY POINT
COMMUNITY…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; ANGELA AND DOLAN RIVETTE OF TEXAS AND KERI AND CARY ACKERMAN OF
SOUTH CAROLINA……AND A SISTER; DEE LATSHA OF TEXAS…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GRANJDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/19/17

AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES….

LOUISVILLE DEFEATRED TEXAS “A AND M” EIGHT TO FOUR…..THEIR NEXT GAME WILL BE TUESDAY AGAINST FLORIDA WHO SHUT
OUT T-C-U THREE TO NOTHING….







BEVIN MEETS WITH TRUMP
06/16/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVING  WAS  ONE OF SEVEN GOVERNORS  WHO MET WITH PRESIDENT  DONALD TRUMP……YESTERDAY…..
TO TALK ABOUT TRAINING WORKERS FOR JOBS……

EARLIER THIS WEEK…..BEVIN CREATED AN ADVISORY  COMMITTEE TO COME UP WITH IDEAS TO HELP FOSTER CHILDREN AND
PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES GET JOBS…..

IN FEBRUARY…..BEVIN WAS ALSO ONE OF SEVERAL GOVERNORS WHO MET WITH THE PRESIDENT TO DISCUSS HEALTH
CARE……



KY CHAMBER
06/16/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S LARGEST……AND MOST INFLUENTIAL LOBBYIST ORGANIZATION……SAYS IT OPPOSES A JUDGE’S
RULING ALLOWING LOBBYISTS TO GIVE MONE TO POLITICAL CANDIDATES…….

THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS URGING  THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE
ETHICS COMMISION TO APPELA  U-S DISTRICT JUDGE WILLIAM BERLESMAN’S JUNE SIXTH RULING THAT DISMANTLED SEVERAL
OF THE ETHICS LAWS THAT REGULATE CONTACT BETWEEN LOBBYISTS AND LAWMAKERS……

BERLESMAN   RULED IT IS OK FOR LOBBYISTS…..WHO ARE PAID TO INFLUENCE STATE LEGISLATION…..TO DONATE MONEY TO
POLITICAL CANDIDATTES…..HE ALSO SAID  IT’S OK FOR LOBBYISTS TO BUY GIFTS FOR LAWMAKERS…..AND TO ASK OTHERS TO
DONATE TO THEIR CAMPAIGNS……



BLOOD MOBILE
06/16/17

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE IN THE FELLOWHSIP HALL AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH…..THIS AFTERNOON….
FROM ONE TO FIVE…….

TO DONATE……YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 17 YEARS OF AGE……
WEIGH AT LEAST 110 POUNDS……
BE IN GOOD HEALTH……
AND NOT HAVE DONATED IN THE PAST 56 DAYS……

DONORS SHOULD ALSO BRING THEIR DONOR I-D CARD OR A PHOTO I-D…….



BARREN ROAD WORK
06/16/17

MOTORISTS TRAVELING IN BARREN COUNTY SHOULD EXPECT LANE CLOSURES AND TRAVEL DELAYS AT THE INTER-SECTION  
OF  “68 AND 31-E”  BEGINNING SUNDAY NIGHT….
CREWS WILL BE WORKING ON  INTER-SECTION IMPROVEMENTS BY REPAIRING AND REPLACING SECTIONS OF DAMAGED
CONCRETE…….

THE LONGEST DELAYS WILL BE AT THE USUAL PEAK TIMES WHEN PEOPLE HEAD INTO WORK AND  LEAVE WORK IN THE
EVENING…..

THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF JULY…..AND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE MAY BE A BETTER OPTION
UNTIL THE PROJECT IS DONE…..



SPORTS
06/16/17

THE N-C-A-A  INFRACTIONS COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED  A LIST OF PENALITIES FOR THE  LOUISVILLE MEN’S BASKETBALL
PROGRAM…..AFTER IT WAS LEARNED THAT A FORMER DIRECTOR OF BASKETBALL OPERATIONS HAD BEEN HIRING STRIPPERS
FOR PLAYERS……

THE CARDINALS WERE PLACED ON FOUR YEARS PROBATION…..HEAD COACH RICK PITINO WILL BE SUSPENDED FOR THE FIRS
TIVE CONFENCE GAMES NEXT SEASON….THERE WILL BE SCHOLARSHIP REDUCTIONS AND RECRUITING RESTRICTIONS…..
MORE THE 100 GAME RECORDS SPANNING FROM TWENY-10 THRU TWENTY14…..INCLUSING LOUISVILL’S TWENTY-13 NATIONAL
CHAMPIONSHIP….ARE AT RISK OF BEING TAKEN AWAY……

THE SCHOOL WAS FINED FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS  AND THEY MUST RETURN MONEY RECEIVED THROUGH CONFERENCE
REVENUS SHARING…..AND THE PANEL ALSO ACCEPED THE UNIVERSITY’S SELF-IMPOSE TWENTY-15-16 POSTSEASON BAN……







PAUL AT SHOOTING
06/15/17

SENATOR RAND PAUL WAS ONE OF THOSE AT THE BALLFIELD IN ALEXANDRIA VIRGINA YESTERDAY…..WHEN A GUNMAN OPENED
FIRE  ON THE REPUBCLAN BASEBALL TEAM THAT WAS PRACTICING FOR TONIGHT’S BENEFIT GAME AGAINST THE DEMOCRATIC
TEAM….

PAUL WAS GETTING READY TO HIT WHEN THE SHOOTING BEGAN…INJURING  FIVE INDIVIDUALS INCLUDING REPRESENTATIVE  
STEVE SCALISE  OF LOUISIANA…..AND TWO CAPTIAL POLCIE OFFICERS IN HIS SECURITY DETAIL…..

THE OFFICERS RETURNED FIRE……HITTING THE SHOOTER….66 YEAR OLD JAMES HODGKINSON OF ILLINOIS…….WHO LATER
DIED…..

BOTH REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS SAY TONIGHT’S CHARITY BALLGAME WILL GO ON AS SCHEDULED…….…



MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWSUIT
06/15/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S BAN ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA IS BEING CHALLENGED IN A LAWSUIT THAT WAS FILED IN FRANKLIN
CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..

THE THREE PLAINTIFFS…..WHO HAVE USED  MEDICAL MARIJUANA  TO HELP EAS HEALTH PROBLEMS……SAY IT COULD  HELP
KENTUCKY’S OPIOID ADDICTION WOES…..AND THAT THE BAN VIOLATES CONSTITUTIONAL PRIVACY  RIGHTS……

29 STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA HAVE AUTHORIZED  MEDICAL MARIJUANA…….……



FOUR GUARDSMEN ARRESTED
06/15/17

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED FOUR KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARDSMEN AND CHARGED THEM WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT….

ARRESTED WERE 25 YEAR OLD ANTHONY TUBOLINO OF AUBURN, 19 YEAR OLD TYLER HART OF BOWLING GREEN AND 21 YEAR
OLD AUSTIN DENNIS AND 22 YEAR OLD J