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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