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SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
05/22/19

AGAIN THIS SUMMER…..THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PARTICIPATING IN THE   SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM….WHICH
PROVIDES  FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH TO ALL CHILDREN…..18 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER….. REGARDLESS OF RACE…..COLOR….. NATIONAL
ORIGIN….SEX….OR DISABILITY……

THE PROGRAM BEGINS JUNE THIRD….AND BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED FROM 7-30 TO 9-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND FROM 7-30 TO 8-30 AT THE
CORE….

LUNCH WILL THEN BE SERVED FROM 10-30 TO 12-30 AT THE HIGHSCHOOL…..11-TO 11-25 AT THE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE
APARTMENTS…..FROM    11-35 TO 12NOON AT ALCO APARTMENTS…..11-45 TO 12-30 AT THE CORE……12NOON TO 12-25 AT JIM MCDANIEL  PARK…..
AND FROM 12-10 TO 12-30 AT LANDMARK APARTMENTS….

LUNCH WILL ALSO BE SERVED AT THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY JULY  9TH, 11, 16TH, 18TH AND  25TH…..



FISH AND WILDLIFE AUDIT
05/22/19

AUDITOR MIKE HARMON HAS RELEASED THE FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18  AUDIT OF THE KENTUKCY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE….WHICH
CONTAINS TWO FINDINGS….

THE DEPARTMENT FAILED TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM OUTSIDE BANK ACCOUNTS…. TO KENTUCKY’S STATE TREASURY IN A TIMELY MANNER……
AND THEY FAILEF  TO  RECONCILE SALES OF HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES AND PERMITS TO THE COMMONWESLTH’S  GOVERNMENT
ACCOUNTING SYSTEM KNOWN AS  “E-MARS”…..



REWARD
05/22/19

THE F-B-I IS OFFERING A 50-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD  FOR  INFORMATION IN THE INVESTIGATION OF A MURDERD BARDSTOWN POLICE
OFFICER…..

OFFICER JASON ELLIS WAS KILLED  ON HIS WAY HOME  IN MAY OF TWENTY-13…. WHEN  HE STOPPED TO REMOVE DEBRIS  THAT HAD BEEN PLACE ON
AN EXIT RAMP…..WHEN HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED….

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION  CAN SEND TIPS TO….ELLIS-CASE-E-TIPS-AT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……



ELECTION RESULTS
05/22/19

YESTERDAY WAS PRIMARY ELECTON DAY…..AS 16-PPONT-SEVEN PERCENT  OF ALLEN COUNTY’S REGISTERED VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS……

THERE WAS ONE LOCAL RACE ON THE BALLOT TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM IN THE FIFTH MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT…..AS ANTHONY THOMPSON
DEFEATED TIM MILLER 265 VOTES TO 101……
IN THE REPUBLICAN RACE FOR GOVERNOR…..ROBERT GOFORTH WAS THE WINNER IN ALLEN COUNTY WITH 764 VOTES, CURRENT GOVERNOR MATT
BEVIN RECEIVED 716 VOTES…..WILLIAM WOODS HAD 60 VOTES…..AND IKE LAWRENCE  40……
THE SECRETARY OF STATE; RACE  SAW  MICHEAL ADAMS GETTING  728 VOTES, ANDREW ENGLISH 392, 160 VOTES FOR STEPHEN KNIPPER AND 136
VOTES FOR CARL NETT…..
IN THE RACE FOR ATORNEY GENERAL…..DANIEL  CAMERON  DEFEATED  WILL SCHRODER 783 VOTES TO 653…..
INCUMBET COMMISSIONER OF AGRCULTURE RYAN QUARLES  RAN AWAY FROM BILL POLYNIAK   ONE-THOUSAND-170  VOTES TO  291…..


THE DEMOCRATIC RACE FOR GOVERNOR SAW   ANDY BESHEAR RECEIVING 324 VOTES, ROCKY ADKINS 198 VOTES, ADAM EDELEN HAD 93 VOTES AND
GEOFFREY YOUNG 23…..
THE SECRETARY OF STATE RACE….HAD HEATHER FRENCH HENRY WITH  325 VOTES…..JASON BELCHER RECEIVED  141 VOTES, JASON GRIFFITH 107
AND GEOFF SEBESTA   16……
IN THE RACE FOR AUDIT  OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS…..SHERI DONAHUE WAS THE WINNER  IN ALLEN COUNTY WITH 212 VOTES, KELSEY  COOTS HAD 194,
79 VOTES FOR DREW CURTIS AND 67 FOR CHRIS TOBE……
MICHAEL BOWMAN  DEFEATED JOSH MERS 389 VOTES TO 152 IN THE STATE TREASURER RACE
AND IN THE RACE FOR COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE……ROBERT CONWAY DEFEATED JOE TRIGG   349 VOTES TO  JOE TRIGG’S  217…..



STATEWIDE RESULTS
05/22/19

THE BEVIN/BESHEAR BATTLE OF THE PAST FOUR YEARS WILL BE GOING TO THE VOTERS THIS FALL AS GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WON THE
REPUBLICAN PRIMARY…. AND WILL BE SEEKING A SECOND TERM……WHILE  CURRENT ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR WON THE DEMOCRATIC
NOMINATION FOR GOVERNOR….

REPUBLICAN   MICHAEL ADAMS WILL FACE DEMOCRAT HEAHER HENERY FRENCH IN THE SECRETAY OF STATE CONTEST….
AND INCUMBET REPUBLICAN  RYAN QUARLES WILL SQUARE OFF AGAINST DEMOCRAT ROBERT CONWAY IN THE RACE FOR AGRICULTURE
COMMISSIONER…..

RUNNING UNCONTESTED RACES YESTERDAY  WERE  REPUBLICAN DANIEL CAMERON FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL….
AND DEMOCRATS SHERI DONAHUE  FOR AUDITOR AND MICHAEL BOWMAN FOR TREASURER…..



SPORTS
05/22/19

THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED TONIGHT AS  THE LADY PATRIOT TANGLE WITH BARREN COUNTY…..

IN THE 15TH DISTRICT  CHAMPIONSHIP BASEBALL GAME….THE PATRIOTS PLAY GLASGOW…….
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT  FIVE-45 THIS
AFTERNOON……


FORMER LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL COACH DENNY CRUM HAS BEEN HOSPITALIZED AFTER SUFFERING A STROKE….

CRUM WILL TURN 82 ON SATURDAY……


AT THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY……
BARREN COUNTY DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY 11 TO ONE…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DOWNED GLASGOW  BY THE SAME SCORE OF 11 TO ONE……







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LANNING AND ZONING MEETING
5-21-19

THE PLANNING &A ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT AND DURING A PUBLIC HEARING SEVERAL PEOPLE SPOKE ABOUT A ZONE CHANGE FROM
SINGLE FAMILY TO “B-TWO”  AT  TWO-15 WEST CHERRY….FOR THE   J- L  TURNER MANSION….

DURING THE HEARING…..NEIGHBORS ADDRESSD THE COMMISSION WITH CONCERNS OF POSSIBLE LOUD NOISE….ROAD BLOCKAGES….AND
PARKING  JUST TO NAME A FEW.
THE ANTUBELLUM HOME, NOW IN TRUST FOR TWO GRANDCHILDREN…..UNTIL THEY TURN 55  WHICH WILL BE 32 YEARS FROM NOW…..IS A HISTORIC
HOME WHICH STILL HOUSES THE ORIGIAL OWNERS PROPERTY.
JAMES ROBINSON….MANAGER OF THE PROPERTY….SPOKE   ABOUT THE ISSUES AND CONDITIONS THE OWNERS WILL MAKE TO REDUCE THE
NOISE…PARKING AND OTHER CONCERNS WHICH THE NEIGHBORS HAVE….
THE MATTER WAS  BEEN TABLED UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING…...
ALSO TABLED WAS  APPROVAL OF THE NEW BUDGET…..



CITY COUNCIL
05/21/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL SESSION LAST NIGHT….THE COUNCIL ADOPTED A  FEDERAL  DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY  FOR
EMPLOYEES OF THE NEW “SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT”  SINCE THEY WILL BE TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS…..
A ZONE CHANGE REQUEST…..FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO MULTI-FAMILY…..FOR A RESIDENCE AT THREE-20  NORTH EIGHTH WAS TABLED UNTIL THE
NEXT MEETING….

THE COUNCIL DID GIVE FIRST READING TO THE NEW BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF 11-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLARS…..
DUE TO INCREASED EXPENSES…..THERE WILL BE NO PAY INCREASE FOR CITY EMPLOYEES…..HOWEVER…..THEY WILL KEEP THEIR CURRENT
INSURANCE……

AND THE COUNCIL WILL GIVE SECOND READING TO  THE BUDGET ORDINANCE AT THEIR JUNE MEETING……



SPORTS
05/21/19

THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT……AS BARREN COUNTY PLAYS  GLASGOW…..AND THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TANGLE
WITH MONROE COUNTY…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK….. AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND SEVEN-
15 TONIGHT……


IN OPENING ROUND ACTON AT THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY FIVE TO
ONE…..

THE NEXT  GAME FOR THE PATRIOTS WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT IN THE DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP GAME……







GLASGOW PLANE CRASH
05/20/19

JUST AFTER TWO SATURDAY AFTERNOON…..A SMALL PLANED CRASHED ON PERKINS ROAD IN GLASGOW…..

TWO MALE SUBJECTS FROM MICHIGAN WERE ON BOARD…..AND THE PILOT TOLD AUTHORITIES THAT JUST AFTER TAKE OFF…THE PLANE LOST
POWER AND CRASHED INTO A FENCE……IT THEN SLID ACROSS HAPPY VALLEY ROAD AND CAME TO REST ON PERKINS ROD…..

NO ONE  WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT…..AND THE  F-A-A  AND  N-T-S-B  ARE INVESTIGATING…..



GREEN RIVER FERRY
05/20/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE CLOED TO VEHICULAR  TRAFFIC  TODAY….TOMORROW…..AND  WEDNESDAY…..
FROM EIGHT TO FOUR EACH DAY FOR THE PARK TO COMPLETE A FRESHWATER MUSSEL RELOCATON PROJECT…..THE FERRY WILL REOPEN FROM   
SIX  TO  EIGHT IN THE MORNING AND FROM  FOUR TO 10 AT NIGHT ON THOSE DAYS….

THE MUSSEL RELOCATION PROJECT IS BEING CONDUCTED IN ADVANCE OF THE GREEN RIVER IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS WHICH WILL BEGIN
CONSTRUCTION N JUNE 17TH……



TRIAL MOVED
05/20/19

THE TRIAL OF THE ACCUSED MARSHALLL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTER IS BEING MOVED TO CHRISTIAN COUNTY….

FRIDAY…..MARSHALL COUNTY CIRCUIT JUDGE JAMES  JAMESON   GRANTED A REQUEST TO MOVE THE TRIAL OF 17 YEAR ODL GABRIELD PARKER
WHO’S ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AND KILLING TWO STUDENTS AND INJURING 14 OTHERS AT MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ON  JANUARY 23RD  
TWENTY-18….

THE TRIAL IS SET TO BEGIN IN JUNE OF NEXT YEAR……



MEETINGS
05/20/19

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

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

AND THE JAYCEES MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7……



SPORTS
05/20/19


THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…..BEING PLAYED AT ALLEN COUNTY/ SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..BEGINS TODAY AS THE PATROTS
TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY AND GLASGOW TANGLES WITH BAREN COUNTY……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE PATRIOTS GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE….
STARTING AT  FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……







VOTE IN OFFICE
05/17/19

THE PRIMARY ELECTION IS TUESDAY…..AND IF YOU WILL BE OUT OF THE COUNTY BETWEEN SIX AND SIX THAT DAY…..YOU CAN STILL VOTE IN THE
COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE THRU MONDAY…..

THE CLERKS OFFICE WILL BE OPEN……
TODAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30…….
TOMORROW FORM EIGHT TO 12NOON……
AND MONDAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30……



VOTER TURNOUT
05/17/19

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE IS PREDICTING  ONLY ABOUT 12-POINT-FIVE  PERCENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S  THREE-POINT-
FOUR MILLION REGISTERED VOTERS  WILL GO TO THE POLLS IN PRIMARY TUESDAYS ELECTION…..

THAT WOULD MAKE THE TURN OUT FOR THE MAY 21ST ELECTION IN THE RANGE OF THE TWENTY-15 PRIMARY…..WHEN 12-POINT-57 PERCENT OF
THREE-POINT-ONE MILLION REGISTERED KENTUCKIANS VOTED…..

VOTERS CAN PREPARE  FOR TUESDAYS  ELECTION BY CHECKING THEIR POLLING PLACES AND VIEWING SAMPLE BALLOTS AT…..GO-VOTE-K-Y-DOT-
COM…….



GREEN RIVER FERRY
05/17/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE CLOED TO VEHICULARLUR TRAFFIC  THIS COMING MONDAY….TUESDAY…..AND  
WEDNESDAY MAY 20TH, 21ST AND 22ND…..FROM EIGHT TO FOUR EACH DAY FOR THE PARK TO COMPLETE A FRESHWATER MUSSEL RELOCATON
PROJECT…..THE FERRY WILL REOPEN FROM   SIX  TO  EIGHT IN THE MORNING AND FROM  FOUR TO 10 AT NIGHT ON THOSE DAYS….

THE MUSSEL RELOCATION PROJECT IS BEING CONDUCTED IN ADVANCE OF THE GREEN RIVER IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS WHICH WILL BEGIN
CONSTRUCTION N JUNE 17TH……

THE GREEN RIVER IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK CONTAINS SOME OF THE MOST DIVERSE POPULATIONS OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS IN NORTH
AMERICAN AND THE WORLD……AS OVER 50-SPECIES OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS ARE FOUND WITHIN THE PARK……WITH 10-SPECIES INCLUDED ON
THE FEDERALLY ENDANGERED LIST……



SPORTS
05/17/19

THE LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL CAMP IS COMING UP THE FIRST WEEK IN JUNE….

REGISTRATION PACKETS ARE AVAILABE AT ALL THE SCHOOLS…..OR YOU CAN REGISTER  THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP……







MENTAL HEALTH GRANT
05/16/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION……IN PARTNERSHIP  WITH THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES….HAVE RECEIVED A NINE-
MILLION DOLLAR FEDERALGRANT TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AMONG KENTUCKY STUDENTS ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH AND IN PILOT SCHOOL DISTRICTS……

THE…ADVANCING  WELLNESS AND RESILIENCE IN EDUCATION GRANT…..WILL PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR THE BULLITT…..HENDERSON…..AND
WARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS  TO IMPLEMENT DISTRICT-WIDE MENTAL HEALTH POLICIES AND PROCESSES…..

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR STATES TO RECEIVE A GRANT……



GOVERNOR LACKS VOTES
05/16/19

THE SPEAKER OF THE KENTUCKY HOUSE SAYS GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN STILL LACKS VOTES IN THE HOUSE TO PASS HIS PENSION-RELIEF  
PROPOSAL IN A  SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION….

THE GOVERNOR SENT LETTERS TO LAWMAKERS LAST WEEK SEEKING SUPPOERT FOR PROPOSAL  WHICH IS A REPLACEMENT FOR A BILL HE
VETOED….

REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES….AS-WELL-AS OTHER  QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL  AGENCIES SUCH AS HEALTH DEPARTMENTS….FACE BALLOONING PENSION
COSTS ON JULY FIRST UNLESS ACTION IS TAKEN……



UPS EXPANSION
05/16/19

U-P-S  IN LOUISVILLE HAS COMPLETED  A  MULTI-YEAR EXPANSION AT IT CENTENNIAL GROUND HUB LOCATION…..

THE COMPANY WILL ADD  300 FULL-AND-PART-TIME  POSITION  AS PART OF THE     838-THOUSAND  SQUARE-FOOT EXPANSION…..WHICH  MORE THAN
TRIPLES THE SIZE OF THE FACILITY TO OVER  R ONE-MILLION SQUARE FEET….

THE ADDITIONAL SPACE WILL ACCOMMODATE INCREASED E-COMMERCE AND TRAITIONAL RETAIL PACKAGE BUSINESS…..AND WILL ALSO DOUBLE
THE SORTING CAPACITY TO  85-THOUSAND PACKAGES  PER HOUR….



TODDLER FOUND
05/16/19

A EASTERN KENTUCKY TODDLER…..WHO WENT MISSING SUNDAY NIGHT…..WAS FOUND YESTERDAY……

STATE POLICE SAY THE 22-MONTH-OLD  BOY WAS FOUND NEAR A STRIP MINE IN FLOYD COUNTY…..

HE WAS TAKEN FOR MEDICAL EXAMINATION….AND OTHER THAN BEING DEHYDRATED…..APPEARED  TO BE IN GOOD SHAPE…..



SPORTS
05/16/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM CLOSES OUT THE REGULAR SEASON AS THEY’RE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……


THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM CLOSED OUT THE REGULAR SEASON LAST NIGHT WITH A  NINE TO ONE LOSS TO GREENWOOD…..THE LADY
PATRIOTS BEGIN PLAY IN THE DISTRICT TOURNAMENT NEXT WEEK…….

THE OWNERS OF MAXIMUM SECURITY HAVE SUED THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSON…..AND RACE STEWARDS…..SEEKING TO REVERSE
THE HORSE’S DISQUALIFICATION FOR INTERFERENCE AS KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER  AND RESTORATION OF THE PURSE MONEY……







TEST SCORES INVALIDATED
05/15/19

KENTUCKY EDUCATION OFFICIALS SAY STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES ARE BEING INVALIDATED AT AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN EASTERN
KENTUCKY…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE DECISION COMES AFTER THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BAGAN AN INVESTIGATION OF
THE TWENTY-17  “K-PREP”  TEST SCORES AT BETSY LAYNE ELEMENTRY SCHOOL IN FLOYD COUNTY…..

THE INVESTIGATION FOUND  STAFF DELIBERATELY ALTERED  STUDENT EXAMS AND PROVIDED INAPPROPRIATE ASSISTANCE TO IMPROVE SCORES…..

THREE ADMINISTRATORS AND A TEACHER ARE BEING REPORTED TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S  EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD
WHICH OVERSEES EDUCATORS STATE LICENSES…..



COUNTERFEIT ITEMS SEIZED
05/15/19

U-S  CUSTOMS  AND BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS HAVE SEIZED A LARGE SHIPMENT OF COUNTERFEIT LUXURY WATCHES…..HANDBAGS…..AND
SUNGLASSES AT THE LOUISVILLE PORT OF ENTRY….

THE COMBINED MANUFACTURER SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE…..FOR THE FAKE GOODS …..WAS WORTH AN ESTIMATED  TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION
DOLLARS HAD THE ITEMS BEEN GENUINE………



BLOOD MOBILE
05/15/19

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT THE SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST FROM THREE TO SEVEN THIS AFTERNOON…..AND CURRENTLY
THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR TYPLE “O” BLOOD……
              
TO DONATE YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 17 YEARS OF AGE…..
WEIGH AT LEAST 110 POUNDS……
BE IN GOOD HEALTH…..
AND NOT HAVE DONATED IN THE PAST 56 DAYS…..

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



WEAVER
05/14/19

80 YEAR OLD GARLENE WIMPEE WEAVER OF BOWLING GREEN DIED MONDAY  AT HOSPICE HOUSE…..FUNERAL SERVICES  WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS)  MORNING AT 11 AT JOHNSON/VAUGHN/PHELPS FUNERAL HOME IN BOWLING GREEN WITH BURIAL IN OLD LIBERTY CEMETERY…..VISITATION
IS IN PROGRESS  AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;  ROGER AND SUZIE AND RANDALL AND CONNIE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;  
WENDY AND MOGIE MILES AND WANDA AND KENNETH HESSON…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CARR
05/15/19

85 YEAR OLD JOYCE COOK CARR OF LAFAYETTE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL  HOME LAFAYETTE CHAPEL WITH BURIAL IN MACON COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDEN…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JACK AND WILLA OF THE NEW HARMONY COMMUNITY…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW;
CONNIE AND STRATT BYARS OF ALABAMA AND JOY CARR OF TENNESSEE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; GARY AND CAROLYN COOK OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JO NELL AND WARREN VAUGHN OF BOWLING GREEN……SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/15/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS  GREENWOOD…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL   12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREEE….WVLE….
STARTING AT  FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON…..







POLICE MEMORIAL
05/14/19

IN OBSRVANCE OF “NATIONAL POLICE MEMORIAL WEEK”…..THE ALLEN COUNTY FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE…..LODGE 36…..WILL HOLD ITS
ANNUAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL CEREMONY   TOMORROW MORNING   AT  11 AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH…..AND THE PUBLIC IS
INVITED  TO ATTEND……



ORGAN DONORS
05/14/19

THE COMMONWEALTH  NOW  HAS TWO-MILLION REGISTERED  ORGN DONORS ACCORDING TO  KENTUCKY CIRCUIT CLERKS…..

SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-SIX…AS PEPLE GET DRIVERS LICENSES AND LICENSE RENEWALS……CLERKS ASK THEM IF THEY WANT TO BECOME ORGAN
DONORS…… AS  ‘TRUST FOR LIFE”  SAYS  99-PERCENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO JOIN THE ORGAN DONOR REGISTRY…..DO SO WHILE GETTING A DRIVER’
S LICENSE……

AND BECAUSE OF THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS REGISTERED AS ORGAN DONORS….. KENTUCKY HAS HAD TWO GROUNDBREAKING YEARS…..BACK-
TO-BACK…..IN THE NUMBER OF ORGAN TRANSPLANTS……



NEW ROTC PROGRAM
05/14/19

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS HAS ANNOUNCED A  NEW ARMY R-O-T-C PRGROM ON CAMPUS  BEGINNING THIS FALL…..THAT WILL
OPERATE IN CONJUNCTION WITH EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S  R-O-T-C  PROGRAM….

ALL CUMBERLAND CADETS  WILL EARN A 500-DOLLSCHOLARSHIP PER YEAR  AND WILL HAVE FREE TEXTBOOKS THRU THE UNIVERSITY’S TEXTBOOK
LOAN PROGRAM….OTHER DETAIL REGARDING THE PROGRAM WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER……



CITY COUNCIL
04/14/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….WASTE  WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR GREG COOKE UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON
THE PROGRESS OF THE NEW SEWER LINE ON VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY……
             
THE COUNCIL RE-APPOINTED MIKE MILLER TO THE  I-D-A BOARD…..AND APPOINTED JENNY BLANKENSHIP TO THE TAX APPEALS BOARD……





KENTUCKY GIVES DAY
05/14/19

TODAY IS……KENTUCKY GIVES DAY…..AN ONLINE 24-HOUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT BRINGING NONPROFIT GROUPS AND KENTUCKIANS
TOGEHER FOR A DAY OF ACTION THRU THE “KENTUCKY NONPROFIT NETWORK”…..

EACH YEAR….THE EVENT GIVE KENTUCKIANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT CAUSES THEY CARE ABOUT….AND  IT GIVES MORE THAN 170
PARTICIPATING NONPROFITS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE THEIR STORIES THROUGH ONE GIVING SITE…..

SINCE TWENTY-12…..”KENTUCKY  GIVES  DAY” HAS RAISED OVER ONE-POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS…..AND TO PARTICIPATE….TO ON-LINE
TO……K-Y-GIVES-DOT-ORG……



SPORTS
05/14/19

THE LADY PATROT SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT RUSSELL COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS WARRERN EAST……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION   FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL   12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….
WVLE…STARTING AROUND  FOUR-45 THIS AFTERNOON…….


THE DISTRICT SOFTBALL AND BASEBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN MONDAY….

IN THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…..THE PATRIOTS PLAY MONROE COUNTY ON MONDAY…..GLASGOW TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY
TUESDAY….AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME IS SET FOR WEDNESDAY……

ON TUESDAY…..AT  THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT…. BARREN COUNTY GOES AGAINST GLASGOW…..THE THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY  
MONROE COUNTY….. AND THE CHAMPONSHIP GAME IS WEDNESDAY……







GENERAL FUND
05/13/19

IT WAS A RECOND MONTH FOR STATE REVENUE IN APRIL…..AS GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS SURGED AHEAD 10-POINT-SEVEN  PERCENT……

THROUGH THE FIRST 10-MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR….THE GENERAL FUND HAS GROWN  FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT….WHILE THE OFFICIAL
GENERAL FUND REVENUE ESTIMATE FOR THE TWENTY-19 FISCAL YEAR CALLED FOR REVENUE TO GROW THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT……

FOLLOWING APRIL’S RECORD COLLECTIONS…..GENERAL FUND COLLECTIONS COULD FALL  FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF
THE FISCAL YEAR AND STILL MEET THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE…..

ALSO IN APRIL…..ROAD FUND RECEIPTS  INCREASED EIGHT-PERCENT…….



PILOT  ARRESTED
05/13/19

A PILOT FOR AN AMERICAN AIRLINES SUBSIDIARY HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN THE TWENTY-15 SHOOTING DEATHS OF THREE PEOPLE IN KENTUCKY….

CHRISTIAN MARTIN WAS ARREST SATURDAY AT THE LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT….A DAY AFTER HE WAS INDICTED BY A CHRISTIAN COUNTY
GRAND JURY…..

MARTIN HAD MOVED FROM CHRISTIAN COUNTY AFTER THE SLAYINGS…..AND WAS LIVING IN NORTH CAROLINA……



ABORTION LAW STRUCK DOWN
05/13/19

A FEDERAL JUDGE FRIDAY STRUCK DOWN A KENTUCKY ABORTION LAW THAT WOULD HALT A COMMON SECOND-TRIMESTER PROCEDURE TO END
PREGNANCIES….

JUDGE JOSPEH MCKINLEY RULE THE TWENTY-18  LAW WOULD CREATE A….. SUBSTANTIAL OBSTACLE……TO  A WOMAN’S RIGHT TO AN ABOTTION…..
VIOLATING CONSTITUTIONALLY PTROTECTD PRIVACY RIGHTS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S ONLY ABORTION CLINIC CHALLENGED THE LAW RIGHT AFTER IT WAS SIGNED…..
AND THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION SAYS IT WILL APPEAL…..



NOT BLOCKED
05/13/19

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS REFUSED TO BLOCK SUBPOENAS ISSUED BY THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION DURING AN INVESTIGATON INTO TEACHER
SICKOUTS THAT CLOSED SOME SCHOOLS….

IN HIS RULING…..JUDGE DANNY REEVES SAID MOST OF THE INFORMAON SOUGHT IN THE SUBPOENAS HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO LABOR OFFICIALS…….
THE SUBPOENAS SEEK THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO MIGHT HAVE USED SICK DAYS TO ATTEND  RALLIES AT THE STATE CAPITAL…..




MAMMOTH CAVE NATURALIZATION
05/13/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HELD A NATURALIXO CEMREMONY INSIDE THE CAVE FRIDAY FOR 37-NEW CITIZENS….THAT COME FROM 20
DIFFERENT COUNTRIES….

THE CEREMONY…..WHICH  HAS BECOME AN ANNUAL EVENT FOR THE PARK….IS HELD IN ONE OF THE HISTORIC PASSAGES INSIDE THE CAVE…



METCALFE ROAD CLOSED
05/13/19

A PORTION OF KENTUCKY ONE-63 IN METCALFE COUNTY WILL BE CLOSED TODAY THRU MAY 28TH…..TO REPLACE A BRIDGE  OVER ROGER
CREEK……
THE CLOSURE IS BETWEEN ROBERTSON SHAW ROAD AND RANDOLPH-GOOD LUCK ROAD…..

THE DETOUR UTILIZES KENTUCKY-90….KENTKCTY SIX-40…..KENTUCKY EIGHT-61…. AND  “U-S”  68…..



SPORTS
05/13/19

THE LADY PATROT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……



L & N FEDERAL CREDIT UNION HAS DONATED TWO-MILLION DOLLARS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE’S  ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT….WHICH WILL
GO TOWARD ITS  “NEXT STEP FUND”  TO IMPROVE THE STUDENT/ATHLETE EXPERIENCE AND CAPITAL PROJECTS…..

11-HUNDRED SEAT ….L & N FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ARENA…..HOUSES THE CARDINALS’ VOLLEYBALL COMPETITION…..TRAINING FACILITIES…..AND
OFFICES…..







WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT
05/10/19

K-E-T  AND KENTUCKY  EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET ARE WORKING TOGETHER ON A NEW RESOURCE TO HELP  
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS….

“IN DEMAND”….IS A COLLETION OF VIDEOS   AND A WEBSITE THE OFFER INFORMATION ON TYPLES OF HIGH-DEMAND CAREER SECTORS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….AS CURRENTLY  KENTUCKY IS FACING A SHORTAGE OF HIGHLY SKILLED WORKERS TO FILL APPROZIMATELY 115-THOUSAND
OPEN JOBS….

THE VIDEOS ARE AVAILABLE AT ALL 61  “KENTUCKY CAREER CENTER” LOCATIONS…..
AND ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT…..K-ET-.DOT-ORG-FORWARD SLASH/IN-DEMAND……



DOLLAR GENERAL GRANTS
05/10/19

THE DOLLAR LITERACY FOUNDATION HAS AWARDED MORE THAN EIGHT-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLARS……TO APPROXIMATELY ONE-THOUSAND
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS…..LIBRARIES AND SCHOOLS….

THE GRANTS WILL SUPPORT ADULT…..FAMILY….AND SUMMER PROGRAMS WHICH AIM TO ENHANCE LOCAL LITERACY AND EDUCATION INITIATIVES
THROUGHTOUT THE COMMUNITIES DOLLAR GENERAL SERVES……

A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS ARE PLANNED…..INCLUDING PROMOTING CHILDHOOD SUMMER READING…..HELPING ADULTS LEARN TO READ AND
PREPARE FOR THE      G-E-D EXAM…..AND HELPING INDIVIDUALS LEARN  ENGLISH……



RELAY
05/10/19

ALLEN COUNTY  “RELAY FOR LIFE”…..WHICH BENEFITS THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY……IS TONIGHT ON THE SCOTTSVILLE SQUARE….

AND KEEP IN MIND…..FOR THE “RELAY”…….THE SCOTTSVILLE SQUARE WILL BE CLOSED TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC FROM THREE THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT……



DUI FATAL
05/10/19

ACCORDING TO THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..A THREE-YEAR-OLD GIRL WAS KILLED IN AN ACCIDENT LAST NIGHT IN SMITHS
GROVE…..AND HER FATHER  HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER…..

39 YEAROLD DYLLAN MARTTER WAS DRIVNG ON THREE  FORKS ROAD…..WITH HIS FOUR UNDERAGE  CHILDLREN IN THE VEHICLE……WHEN HE LOST
CONTROL  OF THE S-U-V  AND IT FLIPPED…..THE THREE YEAR OLD DIED AT THE HOSPITALE….AND THE OTHER CHILDRE WERE ALSO TRANSPORTED
FOR TREATMENT…..
.
MATTER HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE  AND THREE COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT……



SPORTS
05/10/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  TENNIS TEAMS GO TO MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……







CHICKENPOX SUIT
05/09/19

THE ATTORNEY FOR A  NORTHERN KENTUCKY  HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT…..WHO WASN’T ALLOW TO PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL ACTIVITIES BECAUSE HE
WASN’T VACCINATED FOR CHICKENPOX…..SAYS HIS CLIENT HAS NOW CONTRACTED THE ILLINESS…..

18 YEAR OLD JEROME KUNKEL HAD SUED THE NORTHERN  KENTUCKY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CLAIMING  THE VACCINE WAS AGAINS HIS RELIGIOUS
BELIEFS……



ARSON CHARGES
05/09/19

A MUNFORDVILLE MAN IS FACING ARSON CHARGES AFTER SETTING HIS PARENTS MOBILE HOME ON FIRE….OFFICIALS SAY 40 YEAR OLD STEVEN
GLABB POURED GASOLINE ON THE MOBILE HOME….WHILE HIS PARENTS WERE INSIDE….AND SET IT ON FIRE….
THEN WHEN HE HEARD THEY HAD CALLED NINE-ONE-ONE…HE GOT A WATER HOSE AND PUT THE FIRE OUT  PRIOR TO THE OFFICERS ARRIVAL…..

GLABB IS CHARGED WITH ARSON AND WANTON ENDANGERMENT……



CAVE CITY POLICE CHIEF FIRED
05/09/19

THE CHIEF OF THE CAVE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN FIRED….

CAVE CITY MAYOR DEWAYNE HATCHER SAYS…..TERRILL RILEY…..WAS TERMINATED “DUE TO UNSATISFACTORY  PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES  AND
HINDERANCE OF PERFORMANCE OF CITY FUNCTIONS……

HATCHER SAYS HE INSTRUCTED TERRILL TO PERFORM   10-MANDATORY FUNCTIONS……AND AFTER FOUR MONTHS…..HE CONTINUED TO REFUSE
OR FAILED TO PERFORM A MAJORITY OF THIS FUNCTIONS……



GOVERNORS LETTER
05/09/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SENT A LETTER TO LAWMAKERS TO TRY AND BUILD SUPPORT FOR HIS PENSION BILL HE HOPES TO HAVE CONSIDERED
IN A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE  SESSION…..

THE BILL IS TO HEAD OFF A SPPIKE IN PENSION COSTS…..ON JULY FIRST….FOR REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES    AS-WELL-AS  MANY QUASI-
GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES…..

AND THE LETTER COMES AFTER SOME  TOP  G-O-P  LAWMAKERS SAID THE GOVERNOR LACKS THE VOTES NEED TO PUSH THE BILL THROUGH THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY……



SULLIVAN
05/09/19

81 YEAROLD BEULAH FRANCES RIPPY SULLIVAN OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT MAPLE GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER  THREE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERALHOME  AND AFTER ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE
CHURCH……EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY FUND OR THE GIDEONS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; WILLIAM BRYAN “PAUL” SULLIVAN…..FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ALAN AND LAURIE OF ADOLPHUS,
DOUG AND KRISTI OF NORTH CAROLINA  AND  MARK AND ANGELA, REV. KENNY AND MICHELLE  AND REV. GARY AND GINA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; PAM AND ROBBIE WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; NOAH AND ALMA RIPPY OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JARVIS AND CAROLYN RIPPY OF ADOLPHUS…..AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; GRACIE HESSON, BETTY AND RANDALL
HARPER AND DIANA  ISABEL ALL OF ADOLPUSH AND MARY OAKES OF SCOTTSVILLE……21 GRANDCHILDREN AND 31 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/09/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST….

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY LARUE COUNTY…..
AND  KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VAITTY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE  “K-H-S-A-A”  HAS ADOPTED A NEW POLCY AIMED AT ADDRESSING CONCERNS OF UNSPORTSMAN LIKE CONDUCT BY SPECTATORS…..

THE POLICY…..WHICH WILL GO INTO EFFECT NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….STATES THAT ADULT FANS WHO ARE EJECTED FROM A SPORTING EVENT
SHOULD SERVE…..AT A MINIMUM…..A SINGLE-EVEN BAN……

THE MOVE IS IN RESPONE TO THE GROWING SHORTAGE OF REFEREES…..WHICH IS ATTRIBUTED TO UNRYULY BEHAVIOR FROM PARENTS AND
SPECTATORS….







MURDER INVESTIGATION-ALLEN
05/08/19

STATE POLICE ARE CONDUCING  A MURDER INVESTIGATION   IN ALLEN COUNTY….. AROUND SEVEN-30 LAST NIGHT  OFFICERS RESPONDED TO ONE-
51 STINSON LANE……NEAR THE TENNESSEE LINE….WHERE DEPUTIES FROM THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAD LOCATED A
DECEASE MALE IN A YARD NEAR THE DRIVEWAY OF THE RESIDENCE……

THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGAITON REVEALED THAT   47 YEAR OLD JUSITN A. WIX WAS OUTSIDE THE RESIDENCE WHEN HE SUSTAINED MULTIPLE
GUNSHOT WOUNDS….. WIX WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CORNER’S OFFICE……

STATE POLICE IS REQUESTING THAT ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION OR LEADS CONCERNING THE DEATH OF JUSTIN WIX……TO CONTACT   
DETECTIVE  JONATHON JOHNSON WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POST AT…… TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT TWO-20-10…….



LEADER IN ME
05/08/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY INTERMEDIATE CENTER HAS BEEN NAMED AS A…..LEADER IN ME LIGHTHOUSE SCHOOL….BY FRANKLIN COVEY COMPANY…..

THE RECOGNITION COMES BECAUSE THE SCHOOL HAS ACHIEVED OUTSTANDING RESULTS IN SCHOOL AND STUDENT OUTCOMES…..BY
IIMPLEMENTING THE .LEADER IN ME…..PROCESS WITH FIDELITY……

INTERMEDIATE CENTER PRINCIPAL SHAWN HOLLAND  SAID THEY HAVE SEEN AMAZING RESULTS…SUCH AS INCREASED STUDENT LEADERSHIP….
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT….STUDENT OWNERSHIP OF LEARNING…..STAFF COMMITMENT….AND IMPROVED ATTENDANCE SINCE  IMPLEMENTING THE
“LEADER IN ME PROCESS”….



GUILTY PLEA
05/08/19

A SMITHS GROVE MAN…..KNOWN AS KENTUCKYANA JONES…..HAS PLEADED IN FEDERAL COURT TO FIVE  COUNTS  OF BANK FRAUD…..

56 YEAR OLD MICHAEL TODD BARRICK…..WHO WAS INDICTED IN NOVEMBER  TWENTY-16…..FACES UP TO 150-YEARS IN PRISON AND HE MUST PAY
RESTITUTION  OF MORE THAN  ONE-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS   TO FIVE BANKS THAT WERE LISTED  AS THE VICTIMS IN THE CASE……



REMAINS IDENTIFIED
05/08/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY MEDICAL EXAMINATORS’S OFFICE….HUMAN REMAINS FOUND OFF VETERANS LOOP IN GLASGOW  LAST YEAR HAVE
BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THOSE OF BRET BROFFMAN-JUNIOR OF LOUISVILLE…

IN JUNE OF TWENTY-17 AND ABANDONED VEHICLE……BELONGING TO BROFFMAN……WAS LOCATED IN THE SAME GENERAL AREA WHERE THE DEAD
BODY WAS DISCOVEREE…..

REPORTEDLY…..BROFFMAN WAS ON HIS WAY TO THE  BONNAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL IN NASHVILLE WHEN HE DISAPPEARED…..



ALLEN DEATH INVESTIGATION
05/08/19

STATE POLICE ARE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION IN ALLEN COUNTY….. AFTER A DECEASED MALE WAS FOUND OUTSIDE A RESIDENCE  ON
STINSON LANE…..
NO OHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED……



GRIMES FILES SUIT
05/08/19

KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE  ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES HAS FILE SUIT IN FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT…….. CHALLENGING A NEW STATE LAW
REMOVING HER POWER OVER THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS…..CLAIMING THE ACTON BY REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS AMOUNTS TO AN
UNCONSTITUTIONAL INFRINGEMENT OF HER EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY…..

GRIMES…..WHO  CANNOT SEEK REELECTON THIS YEAR BECAUSE OF TERM LIMITS….. SAID  UNLESS THE LAW IF BLOCKED BY A JUDGE……THE
PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE OVESEEN PURSUANT TO AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL LAW…..



SPORTS
05/08/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME YESTERDAY…..AND DEFEATED THE BOWLING GREEN LADY PURPLES 6 TO 5.....



THERE WILL NOT BE A “TRIPLE CROWN” WINNER THIS YEAR…..AS IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER…..COUNTRY
HOUSE…. WILL NOT RUN IN THE PREAKNESS  DUE TO ILLNESS….

COUNTRY HOUSE IS THE FIRST KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER NOT TO ENTER THE PREAKNESS SINCE  “GRINDSTONE” IN 1996…..







UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS
05/07/19

A  NEW…..“UNIVERSITY PARTNERHSIP”…..WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY AT  SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE…..

THE PARTNERSHIP WILL ALLOW STUDENTS TO EARN A BACHELOR’S DEGREE THROUGH THE NEW……UNIVERSITY CENTER OF SOUTHERN
KENTUCKY IN SOMERSET……AND THE UNIVERSITY PARTNERS INCLUDE   EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..MOREHEAD STATE….THE UNIVERSITY
OF KENTUCKY…..AND WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……

THE CENTER…..WHICH  WILL OPEN THIS FALL ON THE CAMPUS OF SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE…..WILL ALLOW THIRD AND FOURTH YEAR
STUDENTS TO CONTINUE PURSUING THEIR DEGREES CLOSE TO HOME…..



PENSION VOTES
05/07/19

SOME TOP REPUBLICAN  LAWMAKERS  IN THE COMMONWEALTH SAY GOVERNOR MATT BEVING HASN’T  LINED UP ENOUGH VOTES  YET TO PASS HIS
PENSION BILL IN AN EXPECTED  SPECIAL LEGISLALTIVE   SESSION….

HOUSE MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER JOHN CARNEY SAID THE GOVERNOR IS GETTING CLOSE TO GAINING ENOUGH SUPPORT…...BUT STILL LACKS THE
VOTES TO PASS IT IN THE HOUSE…..

MEANWHILE…..SENATR MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER DAMON THANYER SAYS THE GOVERNOR’S BILL WOULD HAVE A……PRETTY GOOD CHANCE OF
PASSING THE SENATE……

BEVIN’S PROPOSAL IS BEING PRESENTED AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO A PENSION BILL BE VOTED…..THE GOAL IS TO GIVE RELIEFT TO REGIONAL
UNIVERSITIES AND MANY AGENCIES FACING SURGING PENSION COSTS……



MARSHALL SHOOTING TRIAL
05/07/19

ATTORNEYS FOR THE TEENAGER ACCUSED IN LAST YEAR’S DEADLY SHOOTING AT MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAVE REQUESTED A CHANGE
OF VENUE FOR THE TRIAL….

IN THE PETITION…..LAWYERS FOR  GABE PARKER SAY THE CASE HAS GENERATED…. A GREAT DEAL OF PUBLICITY…..IN  LOCAL…REGIONAL….AND
NATIONAL NEWS  COVERAGE….AND THAT THE ALLEGATIONS AGINST PARKER ARE “SENSATONAL”….. AND SINCE  MARSHALL COUNTY HAS ONLY ONE
HIGH SCHOOL…..IT’S IMPOSSIBLE FOR LOCAL JURORS TO BE UNBIASED……

PARKER IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF MURDER AND 14 COUNTS OF ASSULA…..



SPORTS
05/09/19

THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BAREN COUNTY….

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS HOSTS BOWLING GREEN…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL….12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..
WVLE….. STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE KENTUCKY RACING COMMISSION HAS DENIED AN APPEAL BY THE OWNERS OF “MAXIMUM SECURITY”…..ON HIS  DISQUALIFICATION IN THE
KENTUCKY DERBY SATURDAY…..

IN DENYING THE APPEAL….THE RACING  COMMISSION SAID THE STEWARD’S DECISION IS NOT SUBJECT TO APPEAL….FOLLOWING THE RACE….THE
STEWARDS RULED THAT “MAXIMUM SECURITY”  HAD SWERVED OUT OF HIS LANE….IMPEDING THE PATH OF SEVERAL HORSES IN THE FINAL TURN….

IT HAD ALREADY BEEN ANNOUNCED THAT THE  HORSE WILL NOT RUN IN THE PREAKNESS IN TWO WEEKS……







SIGNS ON RIGHTS OF WAY
05/06/19

WITH THE MOWING SEASON HERE…..THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET REMINDS CANDIDATES AND PROPERTY OWNERS THAT “PRIVATE
SIGNS” AND ADVERTISING ARE NOT ALLOWED ON STATE HIGHWAY  RIGHTS-OF-WAY….

ILLEGALLY-PLACED SIGNS CAN BE A SAFETY HAZARD FOR HIGHWAY MOWING CREWS AND CAN DISRUPT  DITCH CLEANING OR OTHER ROAD  
MAINTENANCE…..
AND THEY’RE ALSO A DISTRACTION TO MOTORISTS AND  CREATE SAFETY HAZARDS BY BLOCKING   VIEWS  OF SIDES ROADS AND APPROACHING
VEHICLES…..OR BY ENDANGERING THOSE WHO RUN OFF THE ROADWAY……

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT CREWS WILL REMOVE ILLEGAL  SIGNS  AND TAKE THEM TO THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FACILITY WHERE THEY’RE HELD FOR
30-DAYS….. OWNERS OR A REPRESENTATIVE WITH PROPER IDENTIFICAITION MAY  PICK THEM UP……AND SIGNS NOT CLAIMED AFTER 30-DAYS WILL
BE DISCARDED…….



SUBPOENA COURT
05/06/19

THE LEGAL BATTLE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..OVER SUBPOENAS SENT TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS AS PART OF AN INVESTIGATION INTO SICK-OUTS…..
HAS NOW EXPANDED TO INCLUDE WHICH COURT SHOULD HEAR THE CASE……

KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET ATTORNEYS HAVE FILED A NOTICE OF REMOVAL TO HAVE THE CASE SHIFTED TO FEDERAL COURT…….

AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE…..WHICH FILED THE SUIT…..SAYS IT WILL CONTEST THE FILING…..ARGUING THE CASE BELOGNS IN STATE
COURT……



MADDEN CASE
05/06/19

IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT FRIDAY…..JUDGE JANET CROCKER DENIED A MOTION TO EXCLUDE THE DEATH PENALITY AS A POSSIBLE SENTENCE….IT
TIMOTHY MADDEN  IS CONVICTED OF KILLING SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-15……

JUDGE CROCKER DID GRANT A MOTION TO HAVE MADDEN UNDERGO A PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION…….

MADDENS’ TRIAL IS SET TO BEGIN IN SEPTEMBER……



ROAD WORK
05/06/19

MOTORISTS TRAVELING ON TWO-31…..SCOTTSVILLE ROAD NEAR THE INTER-SECTION  WITH SHIVE LAN E IN BOWLING GREEN…..SHOULD EXPECT
LANE CLOSURES THE NEXT FEW  NIGHTS…..BEGINING AT EIGHT AND LASTING UNTIL SIX THE NECT MORNING…..
.CREWS WILL BE WORKING DURING THE DAY AS WELL…..BUT LANE CLOSURES ARE NOT EXPECTED THEN……

THE LANE CLOSURES ARE NECESSARY AS CREWS WORK ON A “HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT”……WHICH WILL CREATE  A NEW
ENTRANCE TO THE FRONTAGE ROAD THAT RUNS ALONG TWO-31…...THE ENTRANCE WILL BE RESTRICTED TO RIGHT TURNS INTO THE ENTANCE AND
RIGHT TURNS OUT OF THE ENTRANCE…..
A PHYSICAL BARRIER SAFETY FEATURE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED ON SCOTTSVILLE ROAD TO PREVENT MOTOTISTS FROM MAKEIN  LEFT TURNS INTO
THE ENTRANCE……

SAFETY IMPROVEMENT FEATURES ON SHIVE LANE ARE ALSO BEING CONSTRUCTED…..



SPORTS
05/06/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO METCALFE COUNTY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN…..


PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TOOK TO “TWITTER”  YESTERDAY TO  EXPRESSION HIS OPINION ON THE RESULTS OF SATURDAY’S KENTUCKY
DEBERY……
SAYING THE UNPRECEDENTED  DECISION TO DISQUALIFY  THE INITIAL VICTOR  WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY…….THESE DAYS OF POLITICAL
CORRECTNESS……







RECORD VOTERS
05/02/19

A RECORD NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THE MAY 21ST PRIMARY ELECTION…..BUT THE BIGGER ISSUE IS WHETHER THEY
WILL GO TO THE POLLS…..

THREE-POINT-FOUR MILLION  ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. WHICH IS AN INCREASE OF  19-THOSAND  SINCE THE TWENY-18
GENERAL ELECTON…..AS DEMOCRATS MAKE UP 49-PERCENT  OF VOTERS…..42-PERCENT ARE REPUBLICAN…AND NINE-PERCENT OF VOTERS ARE
REGISTERED AS  “OTHER”….

HOWEVER……KENTUCKIANS HAVE NOT MADE PARTICIPATING  IN  PRIMARY ELECTION A PRIORITY  IN RECENT  YEARS…..AS IN TWENTY-15….THE
MOST RECENT YEAR FOR STATEWIDE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS…..ONLY 12-POINT-57 PERCENT OF ELIGIBLE VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…..
AND IN TWENTY-11…..VOTER TURN OUT WAS JUST  10-POINT-35 PERCENT……



PENSION BILL
05/03/19

THE PRESIDENTS OF SEVERAL REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. INCLUDING WESTERN…..ARE URGING LAWMAKERS TO
SUPPORT A PENSION PROPOSAL  DRAFTED BY THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION……

THE MEASURE IS SIMILAR TO THE ONE THE GOVERNOR REJECTED LAST MONTH…..AS IT  ALLOWS REGONAL UNIVERSITIES AND AGENCIES LIKE
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS TO EXIT  THE……KENTUCKY  EMPLOYEEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM….. WITOUT PAYING THE FULL SHARE THEY OWE……

THE BILL WOULD ALSO FREEZE THE AMOUNT THAT UNIVERSITIES AND QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCIES HAVE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE PENSION SYSTEM…..
WHICH IS SCHEDULED  TO  INCREASE  FROM 49-PERCENT  OF PAYROLL TO 87-PERCENT STARTING  JULY  FIRST…..



SICK OUT NAMES
05/03/19

KENTUCKY EDUCATION COMMISSIONER WAYNE LEWIS SAYS THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN “SICKOUTS” THIS YEAR
HAVE BNEEN TURNED OVER TO THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION…..

ACCORDING TO LEWIS  THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION….WHICH   RECEIVED A SUBPOENA FROM THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY….TURNED
OVER THE DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE RELATED TO “SICKOUTS” IN 10-DISTRICTS…...

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  AND THE JEFFERSON COUNTY TEACHERS ASSOCIATION  FILED A  LAWSUIT THIS WEEK  TRYING TO BLOCK
SUBPOENAS  WHICH  SEEK THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO MIGHT HAVE USED SICK DAYS TO ATTEND RALLIES AT THE CAPITAL…..FORCING SOME
DISTRICTS TO CANCELL CLASSES…..



TEEN FILES ANOTHER SUIT
05/03/19

THE KENTUCKY TEEN…..AT THE HEART OF AN ENCOUNTER WITH A NATIVE AMERICAN ACTIVIST IN WASHINTON…..HAS SUED N-B-C FOR 275-MILLION
DOLLARS…..ALLEGING THAT IT FALSELY LABELED HIM A  RACIST WHO INSTIGATED A THREATENING CONFRONTATION……

THE ATTORNEYS FOR NICHOLAS SANDMANN ALSO FILED SUIT EARLIER THIS YEAR AGAINST C-N-N AND THE WASHINGTON POST…..AND ARE
THREATENING SUIT AGAINST  OTHER NEWS ORGANIZATIONS…..



KAUFFMAN
05/03/19

45 YEAROLD STEVEN GLENN KAUFFMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..AND A MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD
AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; BRANDYN BARNES OF INDIANA AND JARED BARNES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; TERRA
AND GENE VANWINKLE OF TENNESSEE AND GERAKA  AND JUNIOR MADDOX OF SCOTTSVILLE….. HIS FATHER;  GLENN  KAUFFMAN OF FLORIDA…..HIS
MOTHER; CLARE KAUFFMAN OF TEXAS…..A SISTER; JULIE LYLE OF KANSAS…..A STEP-BROTHER; JOHN DREW OF NEW YORK…..AND A STEP-SISTER;
REBECCA JARRELLS OF CALIFORNIA…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/03/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM WILL NOT BE PLAYING IN THE OWENSBORO CATHOLIC TOURNAMENT THIS  WEEK-END…..AS THE
TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DO TO PENDING WEATHER…..


THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS RICE….







KENTUCKY HOUSING
05/02/19

DROPPING INVENTORY CONTINUES TO BE THE MAIN CONCERN AS THE KENTUCKY HOUSING MARKET MAINTAINS ITS   NEAR-RECORD  PACE…..AS
FIRST QUARTER SALES CLOSED  DOWN JUST ONE PERCENT OVER THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR……AND MARCH HOME SALES WERE DOWN LESS
THAN A HALF-PERCENT OVER MARCH TWENTY-18……

BOTH  2019 YEAR-TO-DATE  AND MARCH INVENTORY NUMBERS FELL ABOUT THREE PERCENT….. AND THE DECLINING INVENTORY CONTINUES TO
DRIVE UP THE MEDIAN  SALE PRICE OF RESIDENTIAL UNITS IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

DAYS ON THE MARKET IN MARCH WERE  118…WHICH WAS DOWN FROM 120 LAST MARCH…..WHILE THE YEAR-TO-DATE NUMBER IS SLIGHTLY LOWER
AT 116 DAYS……

AND THE MEDIAN HOME PRICE ROSE ONLY SLIGHTLY IN MARCH TO 132-THOUSAND-913 DOLLARS……



COMPUTER VIRUS  SCAM
05/02/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A  COMPUTER  VIRUS SCAM ALERT….AS COMPLANITS HAVE COME FROM SEVEAL
COUNTIES WHERE INDIVIDUALS  HAVE  LOST MORE THAN 90-THOUSAND  DOLLARS…..

A  FAKE POP-UP WINDOW APPEARS ON PEOPLE’S COMPUTER SCREENS  TELLING THEM THERE’S A VIRUS….AND THEY’RE GIVEN AN 800-NUMBER TO
CALL FOR HELP….
THE PERSON WHO ANSWERS  SOUNDS  LIKE A TECH SUPPORT SERVICE WORKER…..BUT IS REALLY A SCARM ARTIST WHO IS COLLECTING LOGIN
CREDENTIALS……THEY THEN STEAL YOU PERSONAL AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION….
THEY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS NEVER GIVE A STRANGER ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL COMPUTER…..



PURSUIT
05/02/19

A BOWLING GREEN  MAN IS FACING CHARGES FOLLOWING A PURSUIT YESTERDAY…. OFFICERS RESPONDED TO REPORTS  OF A MAN DRIVING  WITH  
A GUN HANGING OUT THE WINDOW  AND THERE WAS ALSO AN INFANT IN THE CAR….WHICH CRASHED AND ROLLED OVER ON RIVER TANNER WAY….
24 YEAR OLD TARON WELLS HAD 14-POUNDS OF MARIJUANA WITH A STREET VALUE OF 70-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN THE VEHICLE….AND 398  “VAPE”
CARTIGES  WITH A STREET VALUE OF 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

THE INFANT WASN’T INJURED…..AND AFTER BEING CHECKED OUT AT THE MEDICAL CENTER…..WELLS WAS LOGED IN THE WARREN COUNTY JAIL…..



GRAYSON MAN SENTENCED
05/02/19

A GRAYSON COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES…..

37 YEAR OLD JAMES ARMS OF MILLWOOD WAS SENTENCED TO 50-YEARS IN PRISON AND LIFETIME SUPERVISED SUPERVISION  ON  MULTIPLE
COUNTS OF PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY……



SPORTS
05/02/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM…..
AND LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM BOTH PLAY IN LOGAN COUNTY…..


THERE’S GOING TO BE A NEW FAVORITE FOR THE KENTUCKY DERBY SATURDAY AS “OMAHA BEACH” WAS SCRATCHED YESTERDAY BECAUSE OF A
BREATHING PRBLEM…..

AND IT’S EXPECTED  THAT   “GAME WINNER”  WILL BE THE NEW FAVORITE…..







UK IPADS
05/01/19

BEGINNING THIS FALL…..ALL INCOMING FRESHMAN  AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY WILL BE GIVEN   AN   “I-PAD”  AS PART OF A PARTNERSHIP WITH
APPLE CORPORATION…..

U-K WILL PAY ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR UP TO 59-HUNDRED  I-PADS FOR THE FALL FRESHMAN CLASS…..THEN EACH YEAR THE
FRESHMAN CLASS WILL BE GIVEN THE DEVCES UNTIL THE ENTIRE STUDENT BODY IS CONNECTED WITH APPLE TECHNOLOGY…….AS  THE  “I-PADS”  
WILL BE PRELOADED WITH TECHNOLOGY TO HELP STUDENTS BETTER MAKE THE TRANSITION BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE…….

THREE U-K STUDENTS HAVE ALSO BEEN INVITED TO APPLE’S…..ENTERPRISE DESIGN LAB…….TO HELP DEVELOP AN  “APP”  TO HELP STUDENTS  
TRANSITION TO LIFE AT  U-K…….



TENNESSEE SPORTS BETTING
05/01/19

TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE’S OFFICE SAY HE’LL LET LEGISLATION TO ALLOW SPORTS BETTING  BECOME LAW WITHOUT HIS SIGNATURE…..

A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE DOESN’T BELIEVE GAMBLING EXPANSION IS BEST…...BUT RECOGNIZES   MANY LAWMAKERS  WANT
TO EXPLORE IT….

TENNESSEEE WILL BECOME  THE FIRST  STATE IN THE NATION TO ALLOW SPORTS BETTING WITHOUT   BRICK-AND MOTOR LOCATIONS…..



NEW PENSION BILL
05/01/19

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION HAS DRAFTED A NEW PENSION BILL FOR LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER IN A SPECIAL SESSION…..

THE MEASURE  IS AIMED AT GIVING REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES…..COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS…..AND OTHER AGENCIES RELIEF FROM A SPIKE IN
PENSION COSTS BEGINNING JULY FIRST……
BEVINS SAYS HE WILL CALL THE SPECIAL SESSION IN THE DAYS FOLLOWING THE KENTUCKY DERBY….

THE GOVERNOR   SURPRIZED LAWMAKERS WHEN HE VETOED A SIMILIAR BILL FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION  OF THE TWENTY-19 REGULAR
SESSION…..



FOUR WAY STOP
05/01/19

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAD PLANNED TO  CHANGE  THE     INTER-SECTION  OF “U-S”  68…..GLASGOW ROAD…..  AND KENTUCKY
ONE-OH-ONE…. SMITHS GROVE/SCOTTSVILLE ROAD…. IN WARREN COUNTY TO A FOUR-WAY STOP TOMORROW….HOWEVER….DUE TO THE
FORECAST OF RAIN TOMORROW…..THAT CHANGE IS BEING MADE TODAY……

OVERSIZED DUAL MOUNTED STOP SIGNS AND OVERSIZED DUAL MOUNTED STOP AHEAD SIGNS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED…..THE FLASHING BEACONS
WILL REMAIN AT THE INTER-SECTION…..BUT THE BULB COLOR HAS BEEN SWITCHED FROM YELLOW DTO RED…..AND RUMBLE STRIPS HAVE BEEN
INSTALLED  ON  “U-S” 68……

MESSAGE BOARDS INFORMING MOTORISTS OF THE  CHANGE HAVE BEEN IN PLACE SINCE LAST WEEK…. …..



SPORTS
05/01/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY LAST NIGHT WHERE THEY DROPPED A 12 TO TWO DECISION TO THE
TROJANETTES…..

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO PORTLAND TONIGHT….







NEW LODGE RATES
04/29/19

THE KENTUCKY STATE PARKS HAVE A NEW LODGING RATE THAT GIVES A BREAK TO KENTUCKY RESIDENTS….THE  “KENTUCKY RESIDENT RATE”  
OFFERS UP TO 10-PERCENT OFF THE NORMAL LODGING RATE AT THE PARK SYSTEM’S  17-RESORT PARKS….

RESERVATIONS CAN BE MADE ON LINE AT……PARKS-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…..AND GUUESTS MUST SHOW A KENTUCKY DRIVER’S LICENSE  OR SOME
OTHER IDENTIFICAION THAT SHOWS THEY ARE  A  KENTUCKY RESIDENT…….

THE RATE…..WHICH WILL BE OFFERED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR……DOESN’T INCLUDE TAXES OR FEES  AND IS SUBEJCT TO AVAILABILITY……



BEVIN LEAST POPULAR
O4/29/19

A NEW POLL FINDS  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN IS THE  “LEAST POPULAR GOVERNOR IN THE COUNTRY…..

THE POLL…..CONDUCTED BY MORNING CONSULT……SAYS BEVING HAS A 33-PERCENT APPROVAL RATING……WHICH IS TIED WITH FIRST YEAR
CONNECTICUT GOVENOR NED LAMONT…..HOWEVER…..LAMONT’S UNDECIDED NUMBER IS 29-PECENT COMPARED TO BEVIN’S 16-PERCENT……

SINCE MORNING CONSULT BEGAN TRACKING GOVERNOR APROVAL RATINGS IN EARLY TWENTY-17……BEVIN’S NET APPROVAL  RATING HAS
DROPPED BY 30 POINTS…..



JACKSONIAN PAGEANT
04/29/19

JACKSONIAN DAY ACTIVITIES CAME TO A CLOSE YESTERDAY……WITH THE JACKSONIAN PAGEANTS……

CROWNED MISS JACKSONIAN  WAS  HANNAH BRYANT…..
AND LAURA HARVEY WAS CROWNED THE FIRST EVER…..MRS. JACKSONIAN……



SUMNER SHOOTING
04/29/19

TENNESSEE AUTHORITIES CONTINUE THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE MURDER OF SEVEN PEOPLE IN SUMNER COUNTY……AS AUTHORITIES  HAVE
ARRESTED  25 YEAR OLD MICHAEL CUMMINS FOLLOWING A MANHUNT SATURDAY NIGHT….

ACCORDING TO THE T-B-I…..A FAMILY MEMBER CALLED  NINE-ONE-ONE   FROM A HOME ON CHARLES BROWN ROAD IN WESTMORELAND  WHERE
THEY FOUND MULTIPLE BODIES…..INCLUDING A 12 YEAR OLD CHILD….ONE OF THE VICTIMS DID SURVIVE….
A SHORT TIME LATER……OFFICERS LEANRED OF A SECOND HOME ON LUBY BROWN ROAD WERE ANOTHER PERSON WAS FOUND DEAD AND HER
VEHICLE HAD BEEN TAKEN……



BARREN MURDER
04/29/19

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT CONTINUES THE INVESTIGATION  INTO THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 32 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHWER
WALKER OF GLASGOW…..

DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE ON PARK CITY/GLASGOW ROAD AFTER A RESIDENT  OF THAT ADDRESS……48 YEAR OLD DAVID
PONS……HAD POSTED ON FACEBOOK THAT HE HAD KILLED SOMEONE AND THAT HE WAS SUIDICAL…….

AFTER DEPUTIES ARRIVED…..PONS EVENTUALLY CAME OUT….. AND HE WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH MURDER……



SCHWEDER
04/29/19

90 YEAR OLD JEAN SCHWEDER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..IN LIEW OF
FLOWERS……DONATIONS ARE REQUESTED FOR HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY OR THE FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ALBERT AND BONNIE SCHWEDER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
TIMOTHY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SALDIVAR OF
CALIFORNIA…..FIVE GRANDCHILDDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/29/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS SOUTH WARREN….







HYDRANT FLUSHING
04/26/19

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE WILL BE FLUSHING FIRE HYDRANTS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY OF NEXT WEEK…..
DURING THIS TIME…..THROUGHOUT THE CITY…..CUSTOMERS MAY TEMPORARILY EXPERIENCE   LOW WATER PRESSURE…..NO WATER….OR DINGY
WATER



TAKE BACK DAY
04/26/19

TOMORROW  IS….“NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY”…..WHICH GIVES INDIVIDUALS  THE OPPORTUNITY TO REMOVE POTENTIALLY
DANGEROUS MEDICINES FROM THEIR HOMES AND DISPOSE  OF THEM SAFELY…..

A DROP-OFF SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE FROM 10 TO TWO……HOWEVER….. .A DROP-OFF BOX FOR
UNNEEDED MEDICATIONS  IS AVAILABLE IN THE LOBBY OF THE ALLEN COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER…..24-HOURS A DAY……SEVEN DAYS
AWEEK…..

SINCE THE INCEPTION OF THE PROGRAM   IN TWO-THOUSAND-THREE….THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS COLLECTED JUST OVER  135-THOUSAND  
POUNDS OF UNWANTED AND UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS…..



CORVETTE PLANT
04/26/19

GENERAL MOTORS IS ADDING A SECOND SHIFT…..AND MORE THAN 400 HOURLY JOBS…..AT THE CORVETTE PLANT……

ADDING A SECOND SHIFT WILL INCREASE THE WORKFORCE TO MORE THAN 13-HUNDRED  AT THE PLANT……WHICH HAS BUILT MORE THAN A
MILLION  CORVETTES SINCE IT OPENED  IN 1981…..

THE INCREASED PRODUCTION WILL SUPPORT THE NEWEST GENERATION CORVETTE…..WHICH WILL BE UNVEILED  JULY 18TYH……AND WILL FIND
THE ENGINE BEING MOVED FROM UNDER THE HOOD TO BETWEEN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT AND THE REAR WHEELS……



ALLEN UNCMPLOYMENT
04/26/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUINTY ROSE SLIGHTLY…..FROM FOUR-POINT
THREE PERCENT  IN FEBRUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN MARCH……AND THIS MARCH’S JOBLESS RATE WAS HIGHER THAN THE FOUR-
POINT-TWO  PERCENT RECORDED  IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTICT……JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM  FOUR-PERCECT IN WARREN COUNTY…..TO FIVE-POINT-FIVE
PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWELTH IN MARCH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  FELL IN 94 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 19……AND STAYED THE SAME  IN SEVEN…..

WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE  AT THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 12-POINT-THREE PERCENT……



PEDIGO
04/26/19

65 YEAR OLD LONNIE PEDIGO OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT
THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  JAMIE HOLDER PEDIGO……TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; TINEKIA AND JOSHUA PERRIGO OF TENNESSEE AND
KELLY AND KEITH CROSS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; GEORGE AND LINDA AND CHRISTOPHER AND TIFFANY ALL OF
TOMPKINSVILLE AND JACKIE AND ANITA OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; RUBY AND GARY WISDOM AND MARY PEDIGO
ALL OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/26/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO  HENDERSONVILLE-TENNESSEE TO PLAY IN THE GRIFFIN CLASSIC……
THE TENNIS TEAMS TRAVEL TO GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE GREENWOOD SHOW CASE…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTIANS WARREN CENTRAL….


FORMER TOPPER  BASKETBALL COACH DARRIN HORN IS THE NEW MEN’S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH AT NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….

AFTER LEAVING THE HILL……HORN WAS HEAD COAH AT SOUTH CAROLINA….AND FOR THE PAST FOUR SEASON  HAS BEEN THE ASSOCIATE HEAD
COACH AT TEXAS……







FATAL AIRPLANE CRASH
04/25/19

AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING THE CRASH OF A SMALL PLANE…..AT THE HENDERSON COUINTY AIRPORT TUESDAY NIGHT OR EARLY YESTERDAY
MORNING…..THAT CLAIMED TWO LIVES….

THE VICTIMS HAVEN’T BEEN IDENTIFIED……AS AN AUTOPOSY IS SCHEUDLED FOR TODAY IN MADISONVILLE…..



STRATTON
04/24/19

92 YEAR OLD JEWELL STRATTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  TUESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE  
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (THURS)  AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS  EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO GIDEON’S INTERNATIONAL OR HOSPARUS HEALTH OF BARREN RIVER……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JUDY STRATTON OF SCOTTSVILLE….. THREE GRANDCHILDREN, FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
04/25/19

THE N-F L DRAFT KICKS OFF IN NASHVILLE TODAY…..WITH OVER 100-THOUSAND PEOPLE EXPECTED TO HEAD DOWNTOWN EACH DAY OF THE THREE
DAY EVENT…..

THERE MANY ROAD CLOSURES IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE…..AS BROADWAY IS CLOSED FROM FIFTH AVENUE TO THE WATER FRONT…..

THERE ARE OFFICIAL PICKUP AND DROP-OFF ZONES…..AND SCOOTERS AND BIKE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED  IN THE AREA……







TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUNDS
04/24/19

THE COMMONWEATH HAS  RECEI VED ALMOST 118-MILLION DOLLARS IN TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUNDS…..

UNDER THE TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT  AGREEMENT…..TOBACCO COMPANIES AGREED TO MAKE ANNUAL PAYMENTS…..IN  PERPETUITY…..
WORTH  208-BILLION DOLLARS TO STATES AND TERRORITIES THAT SIGNED THE  AGREEMENT….

SINCE THE FIRST PAYMENT   IN 1999……KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED MORE THAN  TWO-BILLION DOLLARS UNDER THE AGREEMENT……AND THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS DESIGNATED THAT HALF OF THE FUNDS BE INVESTED IN AGRICULTURAL DIVERSIFICATION GRANTS……



FISCAL COURT
04/24/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE…..LAST NIGHT……TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

RECENTLY……SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCAIL APPROVED AN ORDINANCE DEALING WITH VICIOUS DOGS AND CATS AND POULTRY……AND THE CITY
HAD ASKED THAT THE COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER WORK WITH THE CITY ON THE DOG AND CAT PORTION OF THE ORDINANCE……

CURRENTLY…….THE COUNTY RECEIVES 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS  FROM  THE CITY FOR THE ANIMAL SHELTER…..AND THE NEW AGREEMENT WILL
HAVE THEM CONTINUING PAYING THAT AMOUNT…..AND THE AGREEMENT WILL BE REVIEWED YEARLY……



SPORTS
04/24/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  TRAVELED TO GLASGOW LAST NIGHT…..AND PICKED UP A BIG DISTRICT WIN  AS THEY DEFEATED THE SCOTTIES SIX TO
FOUR……

THE PATRIOTS NEXT GAME IS TONIGHT AS THEY GO TO SOUTH WARREN……






2018 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
04/23/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……..THE  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  IN ALLEN COUNTY LAST YEAR WAS FOUR-PERCENT…..
WHICH WAS DOWN FROM  THE FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT RECORDED IN TWENTY-17…….

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LAST YEAR…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM THREE-POINT-SEVEN  PERCENT IN WARREN
COUNTY….TO FIVE-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES DECREASED IN 117 COUNTIES…..ROSE IN TWO…..AND SAYED THE SAME IN
ONE…..

WOODFORD COUNTY HAS THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE IN KENTUCKY….IN TWENTY-18…..AT THREE POINT-ONE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN  COUNTY RECORDED THE COMMONWEALTH’S HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE LAST YEAR…..AT  13-POINT TWO PERCENT……




CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE CLOSING
04/23/19

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT WILL BE CLOSING ITS  “CONFUCIOUS INSTITUTE”…..

THE INSTITUTE HAS OPERATED  AT WESTERN SINCE 20-10…….AND THE UNIVERSITY SAID THEY ENDED THEIR AGREEMENT WITH THE “CONFUCIUS
INSTITUTIE” NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS BECAUSE THEY WERE UNABLE TO GET A WAIVER FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE THAT WOULD ALLOW
THEM TO OPERATE THE INSTITUTE  AS-WELL-AS  TEIR CHINESE FLAGSHIP PROGRAM…..

LEGISLATION PASSED LAST YEAT PROHIBITS INSTITUTIONS  FROM HOSTING  A “CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE” IF THEY WERE USING FUNDING FROM THE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE  FOR CHINESE LANGUAGE PROGRAMS……



PLANNING
04/23/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT……
A ZONE CHANGE…..FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO MULTI-FAMILY….. WAS GRANTED FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THREE-20  NORTH EIGHTH…..
AND TWO VARIANCES FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT  FOUR-ZERO-TWO  AST  WALNUT WERE APPROVED….ONE  WAS FOR AN  18-BY-18  CARPORT AND
THEOTHER FOR  A  10-BY-20 PORTABLE BUILDING……
SCOTTSVILLE POST MASTER MARK  BROADY TALKED WITH THE COMMISSION ABOUT THE POST OFFICE AND COMMISSON WORKING TOGETHER ON
LARGER DEVELOPMENTS…….

AND THE COMMISSION WILL BE ADDING  THE “POST OFFICE” TO THEIR CHECK-LIST  FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS………



BOARDS
04/23/19

63 YEAR OLD RITA LORRAINE BOARDS OF GLASGOW DIED SATURDAY AT T-S SAMSON HOSPITAL…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED)
AFTERNOON AT ON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CANEY FORK CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (WED0 AT
THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERSD-IN-LAW; SHELBY AND EMMA OF PARK CITY AND OWEN AND KIM OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; ANNA AND SCOTTY ALLEN OF GLASGOW…..AND AN AUNT; TELLIE STARKS OF TENNESSEE……..



SPORTS
04/23/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS GO TO BARREN COUNTY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM PLAYS IN GLASGOW……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON……







FEEDING FAITH
04/22/19

FEEDING FAITH SOUP KITCHEN WILL BE HOLDING THEIR FIRST FUND RAISER….. THIS AFTERNOON  FROM FIVE TO SIX…..AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST
CHURCH……

AS THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO STOP BY TO SEE WHAT THEY DO…..
THE “THANKSGIVING” MEAL IS FREE…..BUT DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED…..




GARDEN PROGRAM
04/22/19

THE COMMUNITY ACTION GARDEN PROGRAM BEGINS TODAY……

THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC SELF-SUPPORT…..BY PROVIDING  LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS WITH THE ESSENTIAL
MATERIALS TO START GROWING A VEGETABLE GARDEN….

ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A VOUCHER FROM COMMUNITY ACTION THAT CAN BE USED TO PURCHASE GARDEN PRODUCTS……

FOR MORE INFORMATION  CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE AT  25  J-L-TURNER PLACE……OR CALL….TWO-THREE-SEVEN-
41-49…….



CYBER SAFETY
04/22/19

TONIGHT AT SIX……THE FAITH COALITION IS SPONSORING A FREE PROGRAM ON  “CYBER SAFETY”    AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH
SCHOOL…..

PARENTS…..GRANDPARENTS…..AND CHILD-INVOLVED ADULTS WILL OBTAIN A BETTER KNOWLEDGE OF THE DANGERS THEIR CHILDREN FAC ON-
LINE….AS THE TOPICE COVERED INCLUDE SEZXTING…..SOCIAL MEDIA…..GAMING…..AND ON-LINE PREDATORS…..



SPORTS
0422/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN…..


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS…..

THE PREDATORS TAKE ON THE STARS IN DALLAS……WITH THE START LEADING THE SERIES……THREE GAMES TO TWO……







CRIMINAL JUSTICE FORUM
04/18/19

KENTUCKY  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE WERE PART OF A FORM  ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE YESTERDAY…..AT
BELMONT UNIVERISTY’S COLLEGE  OF LAW YESTERDAY….

BOTH GOVERNORS OUTLINED CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRIORITIES AND INITIATIVES…..

BEVIN SAID HE PLANS TO CREATE A…..SENTENCING INTEGRITY UNIT….SAYING MISTAKES ARE MADE IN SENTENCING…….
AND LEE  PROMISED TO EXAMINE SENTENCING GUIDELINES IN TENNESSEE…..



FEDERAL DRUG ARRESTS
04/18/19

FEDERAL AUTHORITIES HAVE CHARGED 60 PEOPLE…..INCLUDING 31 DOCTORS….. FOR THEIR ROLES IN ILLEGALLY PRESCRIBING AND
DISTRIBUTING MILLIONS OF PILLS CONTAINING OPIOIDS AND OTHER DANGEROUS DRUGS…..

AUTHORITIES SAY THE ARRESTS ARE TIED TO SOME 350-THOUSND PRESCRIPTONS AND 32-MILLON PILLS……

AMONG THOSE  ARRESTED ARE A  KENTUCKY DOCTOR…..A KENTUCKY DENTIST… AND A TENNESSE DOCTOR  WHO DUBBED HIMSELF  THE   “ROCK
DOC”…..;



ARREST-MURDER
04/18/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED 64 YEAR OLD JACKIE MUTTER OF SCOTTSVILLE WITH THE MURDER….IN
THE TWENTY-17 SHOOTING DEATH OF WENDELL JACKSON…….

MUTTER IS ALSO FACING SEVERAL DRUG CHARGES  INCLUDING TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH….HE’S ALSO CHARGED WITH  
POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN BY A CONVICTED FELON  AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR……



DOUBLE FATAL
04/18/19

TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD FOLLOWING  A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT…..

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAY 23 YEAR OLD AARON WINGFILED OF BOWLING GREEN LOST CONTROL OF HIS CAR ON HAYS
LODGE ROAD  AND IT HIT A TREE….

WINGFIELD AND HIS PASSENGER…..23 YEAR OLD KRISTA VINCENT OF SMITHS GROVE…. WERE BOTH PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE……..



SPORTS
04/18/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN MONROE COUNTY….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN MONROE COUNTY….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….







ARTS ON MAIN
04/17/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS  ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP IN FINDING THE INDIVIDUAL OR INDIVIDUALS WHO DAMAGED…..ARTS ON
MAIN….. SOMETIME BETWEEN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING….AS THE SPINDELS ON THE RAILINGS WERE BROKEN……

“ARTS ON MAIN”……WHICH IS LOCATED ON EAST MAIN STREET BETWEEN  U-S BANK AND DOMINO’S……HAS A LIMITED BUDGET WHICH IS USED EACH
SUMMER TO BRING THE PROGRAMS TO “ARTS ON MAIN”………

“ARTS ON MAIN”  OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL FIND A WAY TO REBUILD THE GAZEBO…….

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS VANDELISM……IT’S ASKED YOU CONTACT THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT AT  TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-36-
11……



SUBPOENAS
04/17/19

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS DEMANDING  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND THE LABOR CABINET RESCIND  SUBPOENAS CALLING
FOR NAMES OF TEACHERS INVOLVED IN SICKOUT  PROTESTS AT THE STATE CAPITAL THIS YEAR…..

BESHSER SAYS THE SUBPOENAS ARE NOT LAWFUL AS THE TEACHERS WERE ENGAGED IN PROTECTED SPEECH…..HE’S GIVING THEM 10-DAYS TO
RESCIND THE SUBPOENAS….AND IF THEY DON’T HE WILL TAKE THEM TO COURT…..

SEVEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE RECEIVED SUBPOENAS…….



MISSING TEEN
04/17/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING WARREN COIUTY TEEN…..

17 YEAR OLD JAIRI GALLEGOS WAS LAST SEEN IN THE OAKLAND AREA  AROUND EIGHT LAST NIGHT….

GALLEGOS IS A HISPANIC FEMALE…..FIVE-FEET-FIVE INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 125 POUNDS….SHE WAS WEARING BLUE JEANS….NAVY BLUE TANK
TOP….BLACK SHOES….AND WHITE SOCKS….

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT  TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-16-
33……



ARREST-SIMPSON
04/17/19

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SIMPSON COUNTY MAN ON SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES…..

38 YEAR OLD LARRY SCHULTZ-JUNIOR OF FRANKLIN IS CHARGED IN A SIMPSON COUNTY  INDICTMENT WARRANT  WITH SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM  
UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE….



BG WOMAN CHARGED
04/17/19

A BOWLING GREEN WOMAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER SHE SLAMMED HER TWO-YEAR OLD SON ONTO THE CONCRETE FRIDAY….AND THEN
RANAWAY DURING A FIGHT SHE WAS HAVING WITH A MAN….

NOELLE GRAY IS CHARGED WITH WANTON ENGANGERMENT AND CHILD ABUSE….

ACCORDING TO OFFICER RONNIE WARD WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT……CHILD…..WHO  WAS FLOWN THE VANDERBILT
MEDICAL CENTER….. WAS RELEASED MONDAY…….



FARM BUREAU MOVING
04/17/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY SO THEY CAN MOVE INTO THEIR NEW FACILITY AT THREE-60 FRANKLIN ROAD…..

THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN IN THE NEW LOCATION TOMORROW…..



SPORTS
05/17/19

THE PREDATORS ARE IN DALLAS TO TANGLE WITH THE STARS IN GAME FOUR OF THE PLAY-OFFS…..

WITH NASHVILLE LEADING  THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE…….


THE HOT RODS HOST LAKE COUNTY……







04/15/19
06:05AM

THIS IS…..NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK…..A TIME TO RECOGNIZE THOSE INDIVIDUALS WE CALL “DISPATCHERS”……WHO ANSWER YOUR
CALL WHEN YOU NEED EMERGENCY SERVICES……

LAST YEAR……THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY DISPATCH CENTER ANSWERED SEVEN-THOUSAND-651….NINE-ONE-ONE- CALLS…..AND A TOTAL
OF 26-THOSUAND-858 CALLS FOR SERVICE……



WALKAWAY CAPTURED
04/15/19

AN INMATE WHO WALKEDAWAY  FROM THE GREEN RIVER CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX IN CENTRAL CITY…..HAS BEEN CAPTURED IN WARREN
COUNTY…..

STATE POLICE SAY CHARLES PEDIGO WAS LOCATED EARLY SATURDAY MORNING  AT A RESIDENCE  ON  H-E JOHNSON ROAD…..AFTER THE
HOMEOWNER CALLED AUTHORITIES AND  SAID THERE WAS  A MAN ON HER PORCH TRUING TO  QUIET HER DOGS…..



SPORTS
04/15/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN……
AND THE TENNIS TEAMS GO TO SOUTH WARREN….


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE PREDATORS ARE IN DALLAS TO TAKE ON THE STARS IN GAME THREE OF THE PLAY OFFS….WITH THE SERIES TIED AT ONE GAME APIECE…..

THE HOT RODS HOST LAKE COUNTY….







REGISTRATION
04/11/19

KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION…..FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….WILL BE HELD AT THE PRIMARY CENTER THIS AFTERNOON…..FROM
4:30PM MTO 6:30PM

TO ENROLL IN KINDERGARTEN….STUDENTS MUST BE FIVE ON OR BEFORE AUGUST FIRST….. HOWEVER…..THE IS A POLICY AND PROCESS
AVAILABLE FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO TURN FIVE BETWEEN  AUGUST SECOND AND OCTOBER FIRST…. AND WOULD LIKE FOR THEIR CHILD
TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN IN THE  UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..
TO ATTEND PRESHCOOL….STUDENTS MUST BE FOUR  BY AUGUST FIRST AND MEET INCOME GUIDELINES…..OR BE THREE AND IDENTIFIED  WITH
SPECIAL NEEDS…..

PARENTS AND GUARDIANS SHOULD BRING A VALID BIRTH CERTIFICATE…..A KENTUCKY IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATE…..AND FOR PRESCHOOL
REGISTRATION PROOF OF INCOME……



JEFFERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT SUBPOEA
04/11/19

THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT….COMMONWEALTH’S LARGEST SCHOOL DISTRICT  AND ONE OF THE BIGGEST IN THE
COUNTRY……HAS BEEN SENT A SUBPOENA  BY THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET SEEKING THE NAMES OF TEACHERS  WHO MIGHT HAVE USED SICK
DAYS  TO ATTEND RALLIES  AT THE STATE CAPITAL  WHILE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY  WAS IN SESSI0N…..

WIDESPREAD ABSENCES IN SOME DISTRICTS FORCED CLASSED TO BE CANCELED FOR AS LONG AS A FEW DAYS……

SUBPOENAS  HAVE ALSO BEEN SENT TO   BULLITT AND OLDHAM COUNTIES……



NEW DNA TESTING PROGRAM
04/11/19

KENTUCKY AUTHORITIES SAY THE COMMONWEALTH IS GOING TO START USING RAPID…..D-N-A  TESTING….FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGAOINS…..

FOR THE LAST FW MONTHS….THE STATE POLICE FORENSICS  LABS HAVE PILOTED USE OF THE SYSTEM….WHICH HAS PROVEN SUCCESSSFUL AT
IDENTFYING SUSPECTS WITHIN HOURS…..

THERE ARE ALSMOST TWO-THOUAND SEXUAL ASSAULTS REPORTED IN KENTUCKY EVERY YEAR…..AND IT’S ESTIMATED THAT NEARLY TWICE THAT
AMOUNT GO UNREPORTED……



SPORTS
04/11/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM HOSTS BOWLING GREEN…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON…….


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE HOT RODS WERE SHUT OUT BY LAKE COUNTY SEVEN TO NOTHING….

AND THE PREDATORS DROPPED A THREE TO TWO DECISION TO THE STARS…..







PENSION BILL VETOED
04/10/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS VETOED HOUSE BILL THREE-58……A PENSION BILL THAT WAS AIMED AT PROVIDING  PENSION RELIEF TO THE
COMMONWEALTH’S REGONAL UNIVERSITIES  AND DOZENS  OF  “QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES”   SUCH AS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS,
MENTAL HEALTH GROUPS…..

THE MEASURE….WHICH WAS PASSED ON THE LAST DAY OF THE SESSION SO LAWMAKERS DON’T HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO OVERRIDE THE VETO…..
WOULD HAVE THE UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER AGENCIES TO LEAVE  KENTUCKY’S TROUBLED PENSION SYUSTEM…..OR THEY COULD STAY IN THE
PENSION SYSTEM AND BEGIN PAYUING 84-PERCENT OF THEIR PAYROLL AS THEIR SHARE OF PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS….WHICH IS WHAT THE REST
OF STATE GOVERNMENT PAID THIS YEAR….

BEVIN SAID HE PLANS TO CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JULY FIRST TO DEAL WITH THE PENSION……..A SPECIAL
SESSION THE GOVERNOR CALLED LAST DECEMBER FAILED TO REACH AN AGREMENT…..



CHILD ABUSE MONTH
04/10/19

APRIL IS …..CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH…..AND A WALK WAS HELD LAST NIGHT WITH ABOUT 100-INDIVIDUALS PARTICIPATING…..THE WALK
WENT FROM SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH TO THE JUSTICE CENTER……

APPROXIMATELY THREE-MILLION CHILDREN ARE REPORTED  ABUSED OR NEGLECTED IN THE UNITED STATES EACH YEAR…..
LAST YEAR…..THERE WERE 196 CASES SUBSTANTIATED AND/OR IN NEED OF SERVICES IN ALLEN COUNTY…..THAT EFFECTED 178 CHILDREN…….



SCAMS
04/10/19

ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF JEFF COOKE  HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT SEVERAL PHONE SCAMS HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO HIS OFFICE….

HE URGES RESIDENTS TO BE VERY CAUTIOUS ABOUT GIVING OUT PERSONAL INFORMATION   TO SOMEONE OVER THE PHONE…..

ALSO…..ANYONE WITH INTERNET ACCESS…..CAN GO TO THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S WEBSITE AND SIGN UP FOR SCAM ALERTS……



SPORTS
04/10/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM HOSTED GLASGOW LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED A 10 TO SEVEN DECISION TO THE SCOTTIES…..

THE HOT RODS DROPPED A 13 TO FOUR DECISION TO LAKE COUNTY…….

AND THE PREDATORS BEGIN STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS TONIGHT AS THEY’RE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO PLAY THE STARS…..







CITY COUNCIL
04/0919

AT LAST NIGHT’S CITY  COUNCIL MEETING….SECOND READING WAS TO BE GIVEN TO AN AMENDMENT TO THE ANIMAL ORDINANCE…..

THERE WERE RESIDENTS IN ATTENDANCE WHO SPOKE IN FAVOROF THE AMENDMENT…..WHICH PASSED ON A UNANIMOUS VOTE…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO APPROVED A RESOLUTION AND APPROVED MAYOR ROB CLINE TO SIGN THE MUNICIPAL ROAD AID AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT
OF 84-THOUSAND-737 DOLLARS……



WKU TO CUT PROGRAMS
04/09/19

THE ACTING PROVOST AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY SAYS  IT’S BEING RECOMMEND THAT  26-PERCENT OF  THE SCHOOL’S ACADEMIC
PROGRAMS BE SUSPENDED…..

CHERYL STEVENS SAY THE SCHOOL’S…..COMPREHENSIVE ACADEMIC PROGRAM EVALUATION……. IS RECOMMENDING THE SUSPENSION OF 101
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS INCLUDING   11-UNDERGRADUATE  DEGREES…..FOUR-GRADUATE DEGREES…..AND 86 OTHER CREDENTIALS  SUCH AS  
MINORS AND CERTIFICATES……

THE RECOMMENDATIONS   WILL BE TAKEN UP FRIDAY DURING THE BOARD OF REGENTS COMMITTEE MEETING…..



HEMP
04/09/19

SPEAKING IN LOUISVILLE YESTERDAY……SENATOR MITCHELL MCCONNELL  SAYS HE’S…..WILLING TO OFFER FOLLOW-UP LEGISLATION IF NEEDED…..
TO RESOLVE ANY “GLITCHES”  STEMMING  FROM  THE MISTAKEN IDENTITY OF HEMP AND MARIJUANA……

SINCE HEMP’S  LEGALIZATION…..SOME TRUCKERS HAULING HEMP HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BY POLICE WHO CAN’T TELL IF THEY HAVE INTERCEPTED A
LEGAL CROP OR MARIJUANA…..

THE ONLY WAY TO DISTINGUISH HEMP AND MARIJUANA IS BY MEASURING THEIR      T-H-C ….AND OFFICERS DON’T HAVE THE TESTING TECHNOLOGY
TO DO SO ON THE SPOT……



SPORTS
04/09/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS GO TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY…..
THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FORM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON…..


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT….

VIRGINIA WON THEIR FIRST…..MEN’S N-C-A-A BASKETBALL TITLE…..WITH AN 85 TO 77 OVERTIME WIN OVER TEXAS TECH……







PROVOST STEPS DOWN
04/08/19

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY PROVOST…..TERRY BALLMAN…..HAS STEPPED DOWN AFTER FACULITY  MEMBERS  APPROVED  A  NO-
CONFIDENCE RESOLUTION…..

BALLMAN ANNOUNCED HER DECISION IN A CAMPUSWIDE  E-MAIL FRIDAY….SHE SAID SHE WILL BE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT  FOR SPECIAL
INITIATIVES  UNTIL AUGUST 30TH  20-20…..AND THEN WILL BECOME A TENURED PROFESSOR…..

REPORTEDLY……THE NO CONFIDENCE VOTE STEMS FROM THE SUDDEN RESIGNATION OF  POTTER COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES DEAN  LARRY
SYNDER LAST WEEK…..




WORK ZONE WEEK
04/08/19

WITH ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION  SEASON KICKING OFF IN APRIL ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……THE KENTUCKY TRANPORTAITON CABINET IS
ENCOURAGING MOTORISTS TO SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE WITHOUT DISTRICTIONS IN ACTIVE WORK ZONES….

THIS IS…..NATONAL WORK ZONE AWARENESS  WEEK…..AND ACCORDING TO THE CABINET THE NUMBER OF WORK ZONE ACCIDENTS IN KENTUCKY
ROSE THREE-PERCENT LAST YEAR ….. FROM  ONE-THJOUSAND-SEND  IN TWENTY-17 TO ONE-THOUSAND-42  LAST EYAR…..

DISTRICTED DRIVING IS THE MOST SIGNIFINCANT  CAUSE OF WORK ZONE  CRASHES…..AS LAST YEAR IN THE COMMONWEALTH….53-PERCENT OF
WORK ZONE CRASHES LISTED DISTRACTED DRIVING AS A FACTOR……



BRING YOUR OWN BAG
04/08/19

IT’S SOON GOING TO BE…..BRING YOUR OWN BAG…..AT YOUR LOCAL KROGER STORE…..AS THEY’RE  IS PHASING OUT…..USE-ONCE…THROW-AWAY-
PLACTIC BAGS AND TRANSITIONING TO  REUSABLE  BAGS……AND THE CHANGE IS EXPECT TO BE COMPLETED BY 20-256……

KROGER OPERATES…..EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH ITS SUBSIDIARIES…..TWO-THOUSAND-764  SUPERMARKETS AND MULTI-DEPARTMENT
STORES…..

IT’S ESTIMATED THAT AMERICANS USE 100-BILLION PLASTIC BAGS A YEAR…..AND THE AVERAGE FAMILY TAKES HOME ALMOST 15-HUNDRED PLASTIC
SHOPPING BAGS DURING THOSE SAME 12-MONTHS……



SPORTS
04/08/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM  PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM  TRAVELS TO EAST ROBINSON- TENNESSEE….


THE MEN’S N-C-A-A BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED TONIGHT AS TEXAS TECH TAKES ON VIRGINIA……







CONCEALED CARRY
04/05/19

LEGISLATION ALLOWING ADULTS TO CARRY A CONCEALD HANDGUN…..WITHOUT A PERMIT OR TRAINING….HAS BEEN SIGNED BY GOVERNOR MATT
BEVIN….

UNDER THE LEGISLATON…..KENTUCKIANS AGW 21….AND WHO ARE ABLE TO LAWFULLY POSSESS A FIREARM……CAN CONCEAL THEIR  WEAPONS
WITHOUT A LICENSE…..

THE NEW LAW TAKES EFFECT IN JUNE…….



STAR PARTY
04/05/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL CELEBRATE…..INTERNATIONAL NIGHT SKY WEEK……WITH A MAMMOTH CAVE STAR PARTY SUNDAY NIGHT
FROM  EIGHT TO 10….

TO BE HELD OUTSIDE THE VISITORS CENTER….ATTENDEES WILL BE ABLE TO  VIEW  PLANETS AND OTHER NIGHT SKY OBJECTS THROUGH
TELESCOPES PROVIDED BY THE PARK….OR THEY CAN BRING THEIR OWN……

IF THERE IS A HEAVILY CLOUDED SKY……A PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT THE OUTDOOR AMPHITHEATER……



SPORTS
04/05/19

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……..

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TAKES ON FERN CREEK…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  IS IN HUNTSVILLE-ALABAMA TO PLAY IN THE BOB JONES INVITATIONAL……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE HOT RODS DOWNED DAYTON…..

THE PREDATORS SKATED PAST VANCOUVER THREE TO TWO….

AND IN THE MEN’S  N-I-T CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..
LIPSCOMB DROPPED AN 81 TO 66 DECISION TO TEXAS……







CRIME STOPPERS
04/04/19

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN IDENTIFYING TWO  INDIVIDUALS  WANTED  IN CONNECTOIN WITH A SHOOTING IN SCOTTSVILLE  ON  MARCH
16TH THAT LEFT ONE PERSON AND ANOTHER DEAD……

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION   IS ASKED TO CONTACT  SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS  AT EIGHT-SIX-SIX-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-
CLUE……AT THEIR WEB-SITE AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE-DOT-COM….OR CALL SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE…..

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



AMBER ALERT CANCELLED
04/04/19

AN AMBER ALERT FOR A 16 YEAR OLD DAWSON SPRINGS GIRL  HAS BEEN CANCELLED…..
LAURYN  SIZEMORE  AND HER STEP-GRANDFATHER  WERE LOCATED  IN ORANGE BEACH-ALABAMA……

AUTHORITIES SAY GLENN HARPER HAS BEEN DETAINED…..BUT HAVEN’T INDICATED IF HE’S FACING ANY CHARGES……



SPORTS
04/04/19

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……
THE PATRIOTS DROPPED A 16 TO EIGHT DECISION TO MADISON CENTRAL…….


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE BRAVES ENTERTAIN THE  CUBS…..
THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE PADRES…..
THE REDS ARE ON THE ROAD TO PITTSBURGH…..

AND THE HOT RODS OPEN THEIR SEASON IN DAYTON….


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON VANCOUVER…..

AND IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME OF THE MEN’S  N-I-T……
LIPSCOMB TAKES ON TEXAS……







CENSUS
04/03/19

PARTNERSHIP SPECIALISTS  FROM  THE U-S CENSUS BUREAU WERE IN SCOTTSVILLE YESTERDAY TO HOLD THE FIRST  MEETING OF THE ALLEN
COUNTY…..COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE……

THE COMPLETE COUNTY COMMITTEE WILL MEET AGAIN IN MAY…..
ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENTS  ARE ALSO BEING SOUGHT TO WORK WITH THE 20-20 CENSUS….
AND TO APPLY GO ONLINE TO….20-20-CENSUS-DOT-GOV-FORWARD SLASH-JOBS…..



LAWN MOWER ACCIDENT
04/03/19

A LAWNMOWER  ACCIDENT IN THE 17-HUNDRED BLOCK OF PATRICK WAY…..IN BOWLING GREEN YESTERDAY….CLAIMED A LIFE….

BOWLING GREEN POLCIE HAVE IDENTIFIED   THE VICTIM AS  21 YEAR OLD DYLAN GRAVES OF FRANKLIN……

THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT REMAINS  UNDER INVESTIGATION……..



DEATH INVESTIGATION
04/03/19

A DEATH INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY IN BARREN COUNTY AFTER A BODY WAS FOUND IN A BURNED HOME IN RAILTON…..

FIREFIGHERS WAS CALLED TO THE RESIDENCE  ON BOATMAN ROAD JUST BEFORE TWO YESTERDAY MORING…..

THE BODY WAS TAKEN TO THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINSERS OFFICE….AND AUTHORITIES SAY NO FOUL PLAY IS NOT SUSPECTED AT THIS TIME…..



SPORTS
04/03/19

AT THE MEN’S N-I-T FINAL FOUR…..
LIPSCOMB DEFEATED WITCHITA STATE 71 TO 64….
AND THEY WILL NOW TAKE ON TEXAS IN TOMORROW NIGHT’S CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..

AND AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH…..
BATH COUNTY DEFEATED THE PATRIOTS SEVEN TO SIX IN NINE INNINGS…..



TODAY  AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH….
THE PATRIOTS PLAY MADISON CENTRAL…..…..







NEWS LICENSES
04/02/19

RESIDENTS IN FRANKLIN AND WOODFORD COUNTIES WILL BE ABLE TO GET  A NEW DRIVER’S LICENSE IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS…..

THE NEW LICENSES  MEET THE FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE…..REAL I-D….. WHICH THE COMMONWEALTH MUST COMPL WITH BY OCTOBER
FIRST OF 20-20……

KENTUCKIANS  WILL HAVE THE CHOICE OF TWO TYPES OF IDENTIFICATION…..A VOLUNTARY “TRAVEL I-D”  WHICK ALLOW YOU TO BOARD DOMESTIC
FLIGHTS WITHOUT A PASSPORT AND ACCESS TO RESTRICTED FEDERAL FACILITIES…..
AND A  ‘STANDARD CREDENTIAL I-D”……WHICH ALLOWS YOU TO VOTE…..MAKE AGE-RESTRICTED  PURCHASES…AND HAVE ACCESS TO FEDERAL
BENEFITE…..

EACH  “I-D” IS VALID FOR EIGHT YEARS…...THE STANDARD “I-D” WILL COST 43-DOLLARS……WHILE THE TRAVEL “I-D” WILL BE 48-DOLLARS……

ALLEN CIRCUIT CLERK TODD CALVERT HAS  TOLD NEWSWATCH HE WASN’T BEEN GIVEN A FIRM DATE



MCCONNELL
04/02/19

PROTESTERS BRIEFLY INTERRUPTED REMARKS BY SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL YESTERDAY…..AS HE HOSTED AN EVENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF
LOUISVILLE….

MCCONNELL WAS ABOUT TO INTRODUCE DEMOCRATIC SENATER TIM KAINE OF VIRGINIA….WHEN A DOZEN PROTESTERS STOOD UP AND STARTED
SHOUTING…..

THEY WERE LED OUT BY POLICE AND THE EVENT CONTINUED  WITH KAINE’S SPEECH……



BRIDGE COLLAPSE
04/02/19

A BRIDGE COLLAPSE HAS CLOSED A PORTION  OF I-75….NEAR CHATTANOOGA….

THE COLLAPSE  IS NEAR THE   I-24 WESTBOUND SPLIT….AND HAS CLOSED THE NORTH AND SOUTH BOUND LANES OF I-75…..

AUTHORITIES  SAY THE ROA IS EXPECTED TO BE CLOSED FOR AN EXTENDED TIME……



SPORTS
04/02/19

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH…..
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM DEFEATED DAVIESS COUNTY FOUR TO ONE……


KENTUCKY HEAD BASKETBALL COACH JOHN CAPIPARI WILL FINISH HIS CAREER  WITH THE WILDCATS…..AS HE HAS AGREED TO A 10-YEAR
EXTENSION OF HIS CONTRACT…..

HE WAS UNDER CONTRACT THROUGH TWENTY-24 FOLLOWING A SEVEN-YEAR EXTENSION IN TWENTY-17…..

AND  ONCE HE’S DONE COACHING…..CALIPARI WILL BECOME A PAID LIFETIME AMBASSADOR…..


AND AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH….
THE PATRIOTS PLAY BATH COUNTY AND LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN…..







SOKY BOOK FAIR
04/01/19

MORE THAN 150-AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS WILL ATTEND THE 21ST ANNUAL…. SOUTHERN KENTUCKY BOOK FEST…..APRIL 26TH AND 27TH…..

HELD AT THE KNICELY  CONFERENCE CENTER……SOKY  BOOK FEST  WEEKEND IS FULL OF AUTHOR PRESENTATIONS…..PANEL DISCUSSIONS….
AND BOOK SIGIENS….AS-WELL-AS THE KENTUCKY WRITERS CONFERENCE…..

FRIDAY  ALSO INCLUDES  “TEEN AND CHILDREN’S DAY”……AND NEW THIS YEAR WILL BE A FREE SESSIONS  ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH AGENTS
AND THEIR AUTHORS……

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO ON-LINE TO…..SOKY-BOOK-FEST-DOT-ORG……



HEALTH AWSUIT
04/01/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE……AND 11 OTHER ATTORNEY’S GENERAL….HAVE  ANNOUNCED THEY’VE  WON A FEDERAL LAWSUIT
THAT WILL PROTECT HEALTH CARE BENEFITS FOR INDIVIDUALS  IN INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUP HEALTH CARE PLANS….

THE SUIT SOUGHT TO INVALIDATE A CHANGE THAT WOULD HAVE ALLOWED INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUP  HEALTH  PLANS NOT TO COMPLY WITH
THE PROVISIONS OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT….

THE RULING WILL ALSO ALLOW EMPLOYEES IN THESE PLANS TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE TO QUALIFY FOR HEALTH CARE TAX INCENTIVES THATKEEP
HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIMUMS AFFORDABLE…..



FATAL
04/01/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS AN ACCIDENT…..EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING ON SCOTTSVILLE ROAD….CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A  
SCOTTSVILLE MAN…..

ACCORDNG TO DEPUTES….A 1998  F-150  DRIVEN BY 26 YEAR OLD MICHAEL WALKER RAN INTO THE MEDIAN…..THEN CAME BACK INTO THE SOUTH
BOUND LANDS AND FLIPPED SEVERAL TIME BEFORE HITTING A GUARDRAIL……



POLAND
04/01/19

73 YEAR OLD DONALD REED POLAND OF JAMESTOWN AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITAION BEGINS AFTER 10 FRIDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; PHILANIE AND ROSALIE OF JAMESTOWN AND CHAD OF ARKANSAS…..TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND KIM OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GARY OF FLORIDA…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CAROLINE AND NORMAN BUNCH
OF BOWLING GREEN AND ANN AND RICHARD CROWE OF TENNESSEE……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; TINA POLAND OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD
ALSO SURVIVES……



LONES
04/01/19

78 YEAR OLD RUSSELL LONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO UNION CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOSEPH…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; DONNA ALFORD AND KELLY BEST ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, A GREAT-GRANDCHILD AND TWO STEP-GREAT-GRANDCILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/01/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBLL TEAM IS IN FLORIDA TO PLAY IN THE FORT WALTON BEACH CLASSIC…..


THE BRAVES AT  HOME TO PLAY THE CUBS…..
THE CARDINALS ARE IN PITTSBURGH……
AND THE REDS HOST THE BREWERS…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/29/19

ACCORDING TO THE  KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  ROSE  FROM FOUR-POINT-ONE
PERCENT IN JANUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN FEBRUARY……AND THIS FEBRUARY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE FOUR-
POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED IN FEBRUARY OF LAST YEAR……

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE  LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT THREE-PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD  THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   AT 13-POINT-THREE PERCENT……



HEAP DEADLINE EXTENDED
03/29/19

COMMUNITY ACTION IS EXTENDING ITS ENROLLMENT PERIOD  FOR THE CRISIS COMPONENT OF THE  HOME  ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..OR
HEAP…..
AS APPLICATION WILL NOW BE ACCEPTED THRU APRIL 30TH   OR UNTIL FUNDS ARE DEPLETED…..

APPLICATIONS…..WHICH  ARE TAKEN ON A FIRST-COME…..FIRST-SERVIED BASIS….. ARE ACCEPTED  AT THE   ALLEN COUNTY   COMMUNITY ACTION
AGENCY OFFICE LOCATED AT 25  J-L TURNER PLACE…..
TO APPLY……APPLICANTS  MUST  MEET INCOME ELIGIBILITY  REQUIREMENTS…..   AS-WELL-AS  HAVE RECEIVED A  “DISCONNECT”  NOTICEC FROM
THEIR UTILITY COMPANY…..OR BE WITHIN FOUR DAYS OF RUNNING OUT OF A NON-METERED FUEL SUCH AS PROPANE OR KEROSENE……



PENSION BILL
03/29/19

ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION YESTERDAY….. LAWMAKERS PASSED  HOUSE BILL THREE-58 WHICH  WOULD LET UP TO
118-QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES LEAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S STRUGGLING RETIREMENT SYSTEM…..

THOSE AGENCIES NCLUDE  LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS….DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS….RAPE CRISIS CENTERS…..AND SOME PUBLIC
UNIVERSITIES….

STARTING JULY FIRST….THEIR CONTRIBUTION RATE IS SET TO INCREASE FROM ABOUT 49-PERCENT OF EVERY EMPLOYEES’ SALARY…..TO ABOUT 84-
PERCENT…..

THE PLAN WILL ALSO LET THE AGENCIES LEAVE WITHOUT PAYING  WHAT THEY OWE….WHICH COULD COST THE PENSION SYSTEM UP TO 799-MILLION
DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT FEW DECADES….



TINSLEY
03/29/19

61 YEAR OLD JAMES THOMAS  “TOMMY”  TINSLEY OF ADOLPHUS DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME …..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CYNTHIA TINSLEY…..TWO STEP-SONS; WILLIAM AND EDWARD LEONARD BOTH OF ADOLPHUS…..A DAUGHTER; LENNOX
WRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; NORMAN AND BERTIE CARTWRIGHT OF BOWLING GREEN…..THREE
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/29/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BOWLING GREEN….

THE PREDATORS PLAY IN PITTSBURGH…..

THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES WITH CHARLOTTE……

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS OREGON STATE…..

AND AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
KENTUCKY GOES AGAINST HOUSTON…..







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
03/28/19

FOLLOWING THE 10-DAY….VETO RECESS……THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETURNS TO FRANKFORT TODAY FOR THE FINAL DAY OF THE
TWENTY-19 SESSION….
LAWMAKERS WILL DECIDE WHETHER TO  OVERRIDE  VETOS MADE BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….AND  THEY COULD STILL PASS LEGISLATION……

THE BIGGEST DECISION LAWMAKERS WILL HAVE TO MAKE IS WHETHER TO PASS HOUSE BILL  THREE-58…..A MEASURE THAT WOULD PROVIDE
RELIEFT TO REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES AND QUASI-STATE AGENCIES FACING MASSIVE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PENSION SYSTEM…..

SINCE  JANUARY EIGHTH…….LAWMAKERS HAVE PASSED  188 BILLS…..65 SENATE BILLS AND 123 HOUSE BILLS…………



MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENTS
03/28/19

A FEDERAL JUDGE  YESTERDAY  BLOCKED MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENT IN KENTUCKY AND ARKANSAS…..SAYING THE WORK REQUIREMENTS
UNDERMINE THE PROGRAM’S MISSION OF PROVIDING HEALTH CARE FOR THE NEEDY….

BUT IN HIS RULING…..JUDGE JAMES BOASBERT STOPPED SHORT OF DECIDING THE CENTRAL QUESTION OF WHETHER WORK REQUIREMENTS ARE
INCOMPATABLE WITH MEDICAID…..

WORK REQUIREMENTS  WERE ALREADY IN EFFECT IN ARKANSAS…..BUT THE COMMONWEALTH’S PROGRAM HAS BEEN ON HOLD BECAUSE OF
LAWSUITS…..



SPORTS
03/28/19

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

AND KYLE  HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS
AFTERNOON…….


AT THE WOMEN’S  N-I-T TOURNAMENT……
THE LADY TOPPERS TAKE ON OHIO…..

AND AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT,,,,,
TENNESSEE PLAYS PURDUE……


THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON OPENS TODAY AS…..
THE BRAVES ARE ON THE ROAD TO PHIDELPHIA….
THE CARDINALS TRAVEL TO MILWAUKEE…..
AND THE REDS HOST THE PIRATES….







FISCAL COURT
03/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING……
HEATH CRAWFORD WITH THE BOWLING GREEN…..KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS OFFICE….PRESENTED THE TWENY-19…TWENTY-20…..
RURAL SECONDARY ROAD  PROGRAM……

THE COURT ALSO APPROVED A RESOLUTION  PRESENTED BY THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY DIRECTOR  JOHNNY HOBDY….FOR THE I-
D-A TO ACCEPT 51-THOUSAND-282 DOLLARS FROM T-V-A  TO BE USED FOR UTILITY INSTALLATION AT THE NEW INDUSTRIAL PARK……



HOLIDAY LIGHTS
03/27/19

THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM  HAS ANNOUNCED  THAT…..“WENDY’S”…..WILL BE THE TITLE SPONSOR OF…..TWINKLE  AT THE TRACK….THIS
HOLIDAY SEASON….

PRESENTED  BY  “U-S” BANK…..WENDY’S  “TWINKLE AT THE TRACK”   WILL FEATURE  25-HOLIDAY SCENES…..OVER 350-LIGHT DISPLAYS…..AND OVER
ONE-MILLION LIGHTS…..

THE DISPLAY…..WHICH WILL BE SET UP ON THE ROAD COURSE AT THE MOTORSPORTS PARK



SPORTS
03/27/19

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


GEORGETOWN COLLGE HAS WON THE MEN’S….N-A-I-A  BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP….AS THEY DEFEATED CARROLL 68 TO 46 IN THE TITLE GAME….

THIS WAS THE SEVENTH NATONAL TITLE  GAME THE TIGERS  HAD PLAYED IN….. CLAIMING   THE CHAMPIONSHIP IN 1998 AND TWENTY-13……

THEY LAST PLAYED FOR THE TITLE   IN TWENTY-16…….







CITY COUNCIL
03/26/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL SESSION LAST NIGHT WITH TWO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA…..
THE COUNCIL APPROVED APPLYING FOR…..AND AUTHORIZED MAYOR ROB CLINE TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS…..FOR A TRANSPORTATION OPERATONS
FUNDING GRANT…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO MADE CHANGES TO THE REQUIREMENTS TO HOLD A HOLD A ROAD BLOCK ON THE SQUARE……

THE CHANGES WILL BE EFFECTIVE APRIL FIRST……



FOREST FIRES
03/26/19

THE KENTUCKY DIVISION OF FORESTY IS URGING CAUTION AFTER THE SPRING FOREST FIRE SEASON…..WHICH BEGAN FEBRUARY 15TH……HAS
BECOME MORE ACTIVE……AS IN THE LAST THREE WEEKS…….189 FOREST FIRES HAVE DAMAGED OVER 15-HUNDRED ACRES……

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY ARSON CONTINUES TO BE THE LEADING CAUSE OF WILDFIRES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…...AS 52-PERCENT OF THE FIRE THIS
YEAR HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY ARSON…..

DURING SPRING FOREST FIRE SEASON…..IT IS ILLEGAL TO BURN WITH 150-FEET OF A  WOODLAND OR BRUSHLAND……EXCEPT BETWEEN THE
HOURS OF SIX AT NIGHT AND SIX IN THE MORNING…..IF A CITIZEN ALLOWS A FIRE TO ESCAPE…..THEY MAY BE LIBLE FOR THE FIRE FIGHTING COSTS
AND PROPERTY DAMAGE……



MITCHELL
03/26/19

51 YEAR OLD JAMES  W.  “JAMEY”  MITCHELL OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON)….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW 9WED) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; KRISTIAN MITCHELL OF BOWLING GREEN…….TWO BROTHERS; CHRIS AND JOHNNY…..AND TWO SISTERS AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATRICIA AND JERRY HURT AND LINDA MITCHELL…..AND AN AUNT; REBA LONAS OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
03/26/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS GOES TO MONROE COUNTY……
AND THE TRACK TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY…..

THE LADY TOPPER SOFTBALL TEAMS TRAVELS TO KENTUCKY……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……
THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT MINNESOTA ONE TO NOTHING…..

AND AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
KENTUCKY DROPPED A 72 TO 57 DECISION TO N-C STATE……







GOVERNOR COMING TO SCOTTSVILLE
03/25/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN WILL BE IN SCOTTSVILLE…..TOMORROW  FROM 11-30 TO ONE……TO HOLD A TOWN HALL MEETING….

WHICH WILL BE HELD  IN THE OLD CIRCUIT COURTROOM…..ON THE TOP FLOOR OF THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……



SIMPSON PLANT CLOSING
03/25/19

A SIMPSON COUNTY PLANT….THAT MAKES AUDIO COMPONENTS FOR CAR MANUFACTURERS….IS CLOSING LATER THIS YEAR….

AFTER 20-YEARS IN BUSINESS AT THE SAME LOCATION….HARMON BECKER AUTOMOTIVE WILL CLOSE  IN SEPTEMBER…….

THE PLANT…..WHICH EMPLOYESS 175…..PLANS TO ELIMINATE HALF OF ITS WORKFORCE IN JUANE….AND THE REST IN SEPTEMBER……



CLEAN UP WEEK
03/25/19

SPRING CLEAN UP WEEK IS UNDERWAY IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE OPEN TODAY FROM SEVEN TO FIVE…..
TOMORROW AND THURSDAY FROM SEVEN TO SIX…..
WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY FROM SEVEN TO FIVE….
AND SATURDAY FROM SEV EN TO NOON……..



MEETINGS
03/25/19

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS AFTERNOON AT FIVE-30……

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 AND ROYAL ARCH AND COUNCIL AND FISCAL COURT BOTH MEET
TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7…..

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET……



SPORTS
03/25/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNISS TEAMS GO TO GLASGOW…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS  AT GREENWOOD…..
AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS LOGAN COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MINNESOTA……


AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..

KENTUCKY PLAYS NORTH CAROLINA STATE……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/22/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S FEBRUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS  FOUR-POINT-ONE
PERCENT……WHICH WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM THE FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT RECORDED IN JANUARY…..

THIS FEBRUARY’S  JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO DOWN  TWO-TENTHS OF A PRECENTAGE POINT FROM THE   FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT RECORDED
IN FEBRUARY TWENTY-18……

THE  “U-S”  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN FEBRUARY WAS THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…….WHICH WAS ALSO DOWN TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE
POINT FROM THE JANUARY LEVEL……



PAUL AWARD UPHELD
03/22/19

SPECIAL JUDGE TYLER GILL HAS REJECTED A REQUEST FOR A NEW TRIAL FROM THE MAN A JURY SAID SHOULD PAY MORE THAT 580-THOUSAND
DOLLARS  TO SENATOR RAND PAUL FOR INJURIES HE SUFFERED WHEN HE WAS TACKLED  IN HIS YARD BY HIS NEIGHBOR……RENE  BOUCHER……

GILL SAID THE JURY AWARD WASN’T EXCESSIVE CONSIDERING  BOUCHER’S CONDUCT AND PAUL’S INJURIES……

HE ALSO REJECTED ARGUMENTS THAT PAUL TRIED TO PROVOKE BOUCHER OVER YARD WASTE……AND THAT PAUL FAILED TO QUANTIFY THE
AMOUNT OF DAMAGES HE SOUGHT……



ACCIDENT
03/22/10

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED A COUPLE OF INJURY ACCIDENTS IN METCALFE  COUNTY….

ONE  WAS ON KENTUKY TWO-18…..WHERE  A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE   NISSAN CAR DRIVEN BY 71 YEAR OLD PATRICIA STOVALL OF CENTER HIT A
STOPPED GARBAGE TRUCK IN THE REAR……

AND THE SECOND WAS ON KENTUNY-90….WHERE  A TWENTY-13  DODGE OPERATED  BY 26 YEAR OLD SABRINA  HEATON  OF BURKESVILLE   STRUCK
A GUARDRAIL…. CROSSED THE ROADWAY  AND THE HIT AN EMBANKMENT AND TREE…..

BOTH DRIVERS  WERE TAKE TO T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT……



SPORTS
03/22/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM OPENED THE HOME PORTION OF THE SEASON YESERDAY WITH A 9 TO 8  WIN OVER METCALFE COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS DROPPED A TWO TO ONE DECISION TO THE PENGUINS…..

AT THE WOMEN’S N-I-T…….
CINCINNATI….MIDDLE TENNESSE….AND THE LADY TOPPERS WERE ALL WINNERS…..

AND AT THE MEN’C N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT……
MURRAY AND KENTUCKY WER BOTH WINNTER…..
WHILE BELMONT AND LOUISVILLE BOTH LOST…..


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT……
LOUISVILLE TAKES ON ROBERT MORRIS…..

AND AT THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
CINCINNATI GOES AGAINST IOWA…..
TENNESSEE BATTLES COLGATE…..
AND NORTHREN KENTUCKY PLAYS TEXAS TECH……







ALI DISPLAY
03/21/19

THE  “JODY RICHARDS HALL”  ART GALLERY…..AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….. IS GIVING THE PUBLIC A LOOK INTO THE LIFE OF ONE OF THE
GREATEST BOXERS OF ALL-TIME……

60 BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS…..SHOWING  A  BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE LATE  MUHAMMAND ALI…..HIGHLIGHT HIS TIME AS A
BOXER…..ACTIVIST  AND PHILANTHROPIST……AS-WELL-AS  HIS FIGHT  WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE…..

THE PHOTOS…..WHICH WERE TAKEN BY MORE THAN A DOZEN COURIER-JOURNAL PHOTOGRAPHERS…… WILL BE ON  DISPLAY UNTIL MAY THIRD…….



NEW LAW BLOCKED
03/21/19

FOR THE SECOND TIME…..A FEDERAL JUDGE YESTERDAY ISSUED AN ORDER TEMPORARILY BLOCKING A NEW KENTUCKY LAW AIMED AT IMPOSING
MORE RESTRICTIONS ON ABORTION….

JUDGE DAVID HALE’S  TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER….. SOUGHT BY THE U-C-L-U…..WOULD BAN ABORTION FOR WOMEN SEEKING TO END THEIR
PREGNANCIES BECAUSE OF THE GENDER…..…..RACE….OR DISABILITY OF THE FETUS…..

LAST WEEK…..THE JUDGE TEMPORARILY BLOCKED ENFORCEMENT OF ANOTHER NEW KENTUCKY LAW THAT WOULD MOSTLY BAN ABORTIONS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH ONCE A FETAL HEATBEAT IS DETECTED……



SEARCH
03/21/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE SUPERINTENDENT SCREENING COMMITTEE HELD THEIR FIRST JOINT MEET YESTERDAY…..
20 APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED…..THEY INCLUDE 17-MEN AND THREE WOMEN….16 APPLICATIONS ARE FROM  KENTUCKY AND FOUR ARE
FROM OUT OF STATE…..
THE APPLICANTS INCLUDE  SIX- SUPERINTENDENTS…..EIGHT CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF……AND FIVE PRINCIPALS…..

THE SCREENING COMMITTEE WILL MEET AGAIN  MARCH 28TH AND APRIL 18TH…..A JOINT MEETING WITH THE COMMITTEE AND BOARD WIL BE HELD
APRIL 25TH…….THE BOARD  WILL INTERVIEW CANDIDATES IN MAY……AND A NEW SUPERINTENDENT  WILL BE NAMED JUNE FIRST…….



SHOOTERS SOUGHT
03/21/19

YESTERDAY MORNING……THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO NINE-44  WHITES CHAPEL ROAD…..TO COMPLAINTS OF
SHOTS FIRED AT THE RESIDENCE…..

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED FOUR SHOTS WERE FIRED AT THE RESIDENCE AND DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR TWO BLACK MALE SUSPECTS……

19 YEAR OLD DEVON WEST OF FRANKLIN AND 20 YEAR OLD JARED GRAINGER OF GLASOW ARE PERSONS OF IN THE  CASE……AND AUTHORITIES  SAY
THEY SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS…….



SPORTS
03/21/19

THE LADY PATRIOT  VARSITY AND  JUNIOR VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON LOGAN COUNTY…….

AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBLL TEAMS HOST MEGCALFE COUNTY……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VARSITY  GAME…..ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM….. STARTING AT FOUR-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….


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


AT THE WOMEN’S  N-I-T TOURNAMENT……
CINNCINATI TAKES ON YOUNGSTOWN STATE…..
AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE PLAYS  I-U-P-U-I……

AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMNT…..

BELMONT PLAYS  MARYLAND…..
MURRAY TANGLES WITH MARQUETTE……
KENTUCKY GOES AGAINST ABLIENE CHRISTIAN…..







WEED TREATMENT
03/20/19

KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET CREWS HAD BEGUN TREATING NOXIOUS AND NUISANCE WEEDS……TO AID IN CONTROLLING THE SPREAD
OF UNDESIRABLE PLANTS ALONG THE COMMONWEALTH’S   HIGHWAY RIGHTS-ON-WAY…….

LEFT UNCONTROLLED…..NOXIOUS WEEDS CAN GROW SO LARGE THAT THEY INTERFERE  WITH A DRIVERS LINE OF VISION ON HIGHWAYS……AND
THEY CAN ALSO DAMAGE PAVEMENT AND EMBANKMENTS AND CLOG DITCHES…..CAUSING DRAINAGE PROBLEMS……

MOTORISTS ARE REMINDED TO USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN CREWS SPRAYING FOR WEEDS ARE ON THE ROADWAYS…..
AND PROPERTY OWNERS…..WHO ARE ACTIVELY TREATING NOXIOUS WEEDS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY…..MAY REQUEST THE ERADICATION OF
NUISANCE WEEDS FOUND ON  ADJACENT STATE-OWNED  RIGHTS-OF WAY….BY SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION WITH THE LOCAL DISTRICT HIGHWAY
OFFICE…….



FORD MOVING JOBS
03/20/19

FORD MOTOR COMPANY IS SHIFTING 550 JOBS TO  ITS  TRUCK PLANT IN LOUISVILLE TO BOOST PRODUCTION OF  ITS EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN
NAVIGATOR VEHICLES TO MEET THE GROWING DEMAND FOR LARGE S-U-V’s…….

TO INCREASE THE TRUCK PLANT’S WORKFORCE……FORD IS SHIFTING THE JOBS AWAY FROM IT CROSSTOWN…..LOUISVILLE ASSEMBLY PLANT…..
WHICH MAKES THE ESCAPE AND LINCOLN  M-K-C…..



TEACHER NAMES
03/20/19

THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS ASKED KENTUCKY’S  EDUCATION COMMISSIONER  TO WITHDRAW  HIS REQUEST  FOR NAMES OF
TEACHERS  WHO USED SICK DAYS TO PROTEST AT THE STATE CAPITAL…..

COMMISSIONER WAYNE LEWIS  TOLD THE BOARD…..HE WANTS THE NAMES…. BUT WON’T PUNISH TEACHERS IF SCHOOL REMAINS IN SESSION……

AT LEAST 10 DISTRICTS CLOSED BECAUSE OF TOO MANY TEACHER ABSENCES….. AND THE JEFFERSON COUNTY DISTRICT  CLOSED   SIX TIMES IN
TWO WEEKS…..



SECRETARY OF STATE BILL
03/20/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED A BILL WHICH ELIMINATES THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S AUTHORITY OVER THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS…..

CURRENT SECRETARY OF STATE  ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES……WHO IS BEING INVESTIGATED BY THREE SEPERATE STATE AGENCIES….IS
ACCUSED OF HAVING STAFFERS  SEARCH VOTER RECORDS FOR INFORMATION ON POLITICAL RIVALS AMONG OTHER THINGS…..

THE LAW APPLIES TO GRIMES AND FUTURE SECRETARIES  OF STATE…..AND GRIMES WHO IS IN HER FINAL YEAR IN OFFICE HAS SAID SHE IS
EXPLORING  LEGAL OPTIONS…….



STEENBERGEN
03/20/19

57 YEAR OLD JIMMY WAYNE  “FLEET-LINE”  STEENGERGEN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
TWO TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR
FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; KEVIN AND ASHLEIGH AND GARY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-
IN-LAW; SHEILA AND TONY BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PAM AND MELVIN BLANKENSHIP OF GLASGOW…….SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND A
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/20/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…….

PLAY BEGINS IN THE WOMEN’S N-I-T……
AS MOREHEAD TAKES ON OHIO STATE……

AND PLAY-N GAMES CONTINUE IN THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURMANENT…..
AS   N-C  CENTRAL PLAYS NORTH DAKOTA STATE…..
AND ARIZONA STATE TANGLES WITH ST. JOHN’S………







HEMP
03/19/19

HEMP PRODUCERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH REPORTED HIGHER SALES IN TWENTY-18……

THE COMMONWEALTH’S HEMP PROCESSORS REPORTED  NEARLY  58-MILLION DOLLARS IN GROSS PRODUCT SALES LAST YEAR…..WHICH WAS UP
FROM 17-MILLION IN TWENTY-17…….
PROCESSORS PAID KENTUCKY FARMERS NEARLY 18-MILLION DOLLARS FOR HARVESTED HEMP MATERIALS IN TWENTY-18…..WHICH WAS UP FROM
NEARLY EIGHT MILLION THE YEAR BEFORE……
PROCESSORS ALSO SPENT  JUST OVER 23-MILLION DOLLARS IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND EMPLOYED 459 PEOPLE IN TWENTY-18……

MORE THAN 50-THOUSAND ACRES HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR HEMP PRODUCTION THIS YEAR…..WHICH IS UP FROM 67-HUNDRED ACRES IN
TWENTY-17……AND 33-ACRES   IN TWENTY-14…..



STUDENT SUES
03/19/19

AN UNVACCINATED STUDENT AT A SCHOOL…..TRYING TO CONTAIN A CHICKENPOX OUTBREAK…..IS SUING BECAUSE HE’S BEEN BARRED FROM
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES…..

18 YEAR OLD JEROME KUNKLE IS ACCUSING THE NORTHERN KENTUCKY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OF VIOLATING HIS FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS…..
MORE THA 30 STUDENTS AT….OUT LADY OF ASSUMPTION ACADEMY…..HAVE TAKEN ILL SINCE FEBRUARY  AND THE DEPARTMENT SAID FRIDAY THAT
STUDENTS WITHOUT PROOF OF VACCINATION OR IMMUNITY AGAINST CHICKENPOX CAN’T ATTEND SCHOOL OR ITS ACTIVITIES UNTIL  21-DAYS AFTER
THE LAST INFECTION….

KUNKLE AND HIS FATHER SAY THE VACCINES VIOLATE THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS BECAUSE CELL  LINES  DERIVED FROM ABORTED FETUSES ARE
INVOLVED IN THEIR PRODUCITON….
HOWEVER…..THE NATIONAL CATHOLIC BIOETHICS CENTER SAYS THE VACCINES DON’T ACTUALLY CONTAIN ABORTED CELLS…..SO CATHOLICS ARE  
“MORALLY FREE” TO USE THEM TO PROTECT HUMAN LIFE…….



COMPANY FINED
03/19/19

A COMPANY WITH A LONG-RUNNING CONTRACT TO MANAGE KENTUCKY’S WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS……HAS BEEN ASSESSED A 50-
THOUSAND DOLLAR PENALITY  BY THE  KENTUCKY EXECUTIVE BRANCH ETHICS COMMISSION…..

THE COMMISSION SAID YESTERDAY THAT……CANNON/COCHRAN MANAGEMENT SERVICES…..AGREED  NOT TO CONTEST 14-COUNTS OF VIOLATING
THE COMMONWEALTH’S EXECUTIVE BRANCH ETHICS CODE…..

A COMPANY EXECUTIVE TESTIFIED AT THE BRIBERY TRIAL OF FORMER DEMOCRATIC LOBBYIST JAMES SULLIVAN…..THAT THE AMOUNT PAID SULLIVAN’
S CONSULTING FIRM DEPENDED ON WHETHER THE COMPANY WON A STATE CONTRACT…..



BONHAM
03/19/19

79 YEAROLD AAIRON BONHAM OF BOWLING GREEN DIED MARCH 14TH AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WAS HELD YESTERDAY
AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ELIZABETH BONHAM……A SON;…..THREE DAUGHTERS; INCLUDING JULIE AND BRYON KARR OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A
SISTER…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



PEARSON
03/19/19

78 YEAR OLD KENNETH RAY PEARSON OF PEWEE VALLEY DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERL  HOME……AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY  ;BE MADE TO THE PARKINSON’S FOUNDATION……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA  MORGAN PEARSON…..TWO SONS; DR. LANCE OF PEWEE VALLEY AND KENNY OF FLORIDA…….A DAUGHTER
AND SON-IN-LAW; DR.  RAEANN AND NATHANIEL GOULET OF PEE WEE VALLEY…..FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; DORTHY PEARSON OF
BOWLING GREEN  AND  MALINDA AND RONNIE STINSON, MARY AND TOMMY SLEDGE AND RAMONA AND MARK ARTRBURN ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; FAYE PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/19/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN EAST…….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TRAVELS TO BOWLING GREEN…..
AND THE TENNIS TEAM PLAYS AT GREENWOOD…….

THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE MAPLE LEAFS…..

PLAY IN GAMES BEGIN IN THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
AS FARLEIGH DICKINSON TAKES ON PRAIRIE VIEW…..
AND BELMONT PLAYS TEMPLE……







DOLLAR GENERAL NEW STORES
03/18/19

DOLLAR GENERAL SAYS IT WILL SPEND UP TO  825-MILLION DOLLARS  THIS YEAR TO OPEN   975 NEW  STORES…….REMODEL ONE-THOUSAND
STORES….AND  RELOCATE   100-EXSISTING STORES….

THE  PLANS ARE PART OF THE RETAILER’S STRATEGY TO ACHIEVE TWO-POINT-FIVE PERCENT  SAME-STORE SALES GROWTH THIS YEAR……

IN TWENTY-18…..SAME STORE SALES GREW THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT….AS THE COMPANY  OPENED  900-NEW STORES….REMODELED ONE-
THOUSAND-50 STORES…..AND RELOCATED 115-OTHERS……

AS OF FEBRUARY FIRST……DOLLAR GENERAL WAS OPERATING 15-THOUSAND-370 STORES IN   44 STATES……..



SHOOTING
03/18/19

A SATURDAY NIGHT SHOOTING IN SCOTTSVILLE HAS LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD……

SCOTTSVILL E POLICE CALLED  STATE  POLICE SATURDAY NIGHT….TO ASSIST WITH A SHOOTING INVESTIGATION   AT  SIX-ZERO-FIVE NORTH THIRD  
WHERE TWO RESIDENTS…..21 YEAR OLD CHARLES A. HOPEWELL AND 21 YEAR OLD AYLSSIA  M. RODRIGUEZ WERE INSIDE….WHEN  AN UNKNOW
NPERSON OR PERSONS ENTERED WITH A FIREARM AND SHOT BOTH SUBJECTS…..

HOPEWELL WAS STRUCK  IN THE HEAD AREA AND WAS TREATED  AT THE HOSPITAL AND RELEASED……WHILE REDROGUEZ WAS TAKEN TO
VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER WHERE SHE DIED YESTERDAY MORNING……

STATE POLICE IS REQUESTING THAT ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION OR LEADS CONCERNIGN THE SHOOTING INVESTIGATION……CONTACT POST
THREE AT TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT-TWO-20-10……..



NASHVILLE OFFICER INJURED
03/18/19

A NASHVILLE METRO OFFICER WAS INJURED AFTER A HUGH GROUP OF BIKERS TOOK OVER BROADWAY IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE….

THE OFFICER WAS DRAGGED BY A FOUR-WHEELER SATRUDAY……AFTER DOZENS OF A-T-V’s AND DIRT BIKES WERE DRIVING RECKLESSLY IN FRONT
OF BRIDGESTONE AREA DUING THE S-E-C TOURNAMENT……



SPECIAL PARK RATES
03/18/19

KENTUCKY STATE PARKS ARE OFFERING SPECIAL RATES FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO NEED SHELTR IN THE  WAKE OF TORNADOES AND STORMS IN
WESTERN KENTUCKY LAST WEEK….

THE RATES…..WHICH START AT 49-95 A NIGHT…..ARE AVAILABLE AT KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE RESORT PARK…..LAKE BARKLEY STATE RESORT
PARK…..AND KENLAKE  STAT E RESORT PARK….



SPORTS
03/18/19

THE FIELD IS SET FOR THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT AS…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS MINNESOTA, MURRAY STATE TAKES ON MARQUETTE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY  BATTLES  TEXAS TECH, CINNCINNATI GOES
AGAINSTS IOWA, TENNESSEE PLAYS COLGATE AND KENTUCKY TAKES ON ABILENE CHRISTIAN……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT UP
03/15/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER OF STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT
IN DECEMBER TO FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN JANUARY…..AND THIS JANUARY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-NINE
PERCENT RECORDED  IN JANUARY TWENTY-18……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…...UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM  THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN LOGAN AND
SIMPSON COUNTIES….. TO FIVE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN EDMONSON  COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL   IN 37 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 72…..AND STAYED THE SAME IN 11…..

WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   AT THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 14-POINT-TWO PERCENT



EDUCATION COMMISSIONER SEEKING NAMES
03/15/19

STATE EDUCATION COMMISSIONER WAYNE LEWIS IS ASKING FOR THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO HAVE CALLED IN SICK TO PROTEST EDUCATION
BILLS BEING CONSIDERED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY….

LEWIS HAS REQUESTED THE ATTENDANCE RECORDS OF AT LEAST 10 DISTRICT….. WHICH WERE FORCED TO CLOSE SEVERAL TIMES SINCE
FEBRUARY  28TH…..AFTER SO MANY  TEACHERS USED THEIR SICK DAYS THAT OFFICIALS COULDN’T FIND ENOUGH SUBSTITUTES TO COVER
CLASSES…..GER SO ME RNE RUD HEIR SICK DAY THE OF COULDN’T FIEN E SUERT TO COV CLASSES…..

BESIDES  THE NAMES…..LEWIS IS ASKING FOR COPIES OF ALL AFFIDAVITS AND DOCTORS NOTES…..
AND THE DISTRICTS MUST SUBMIT THE INFORMATION BY THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON MONDAY……



TOYOTA EXPANSION
03/15/19

TOYOTA ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT’S INVESTING  NEARLY 280-MILLION DOLLARS AT  ITS GEORGETOWN  PLANT…..WHICH IS PART OF A 750-
MILLION DOLLAR EXPANSION AT FIVE PLANTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY….

THE GEORGETWON PLANT  WILL BEGIN PRODUCTION  OF TWO HYBRID VEHICLES FOR THE FIRST TIME…….WITH PRODUCTION OF THE LEXUS   E-S
300 TO BEGIN IN MAY….AND  RAV-4  HYBRID PRODUCTION WILL START IN JANUARY…..



DOUGLAS
03/14/19

69 YEAR OLD PATRICIA WHITLOW DOUGLAS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTRNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; KELLY AND ROBBIE GRIZZLE AND MICHAEL AND CANDACE DOUGLAS…..AND A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; CONNIE AND DWIGHT JOHNSTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/15/19

IN QUARTER FINAL ACTION AT THE  GIRL’S SWEET 16…..

SCOTT COUNTY PLAYS OWNESBORO CATHOLIC….
AND G-R-C TAKES ON RYLE……

THEN TONIGHT…….
BARREN COUNTY TANGLES WITH MALE…..
AND SOUTHWESTERN GOES AGAINST NORTH LAUREL…..

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







REVENUE REDUCTION
03/14/19

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS HAVE APPROVED HOUSE BILL THREE-54…..WHICH WILL REDUCE REVENUE  BY 105-MILLION DOLLARS AYEAR……TO GIVE A
TAX BREAK TO SOME LOCALLY-OWNED BANKS….AND EXEMPT NONPROFITS FROM SOME SALES TAXES……

THE PROPOSAL WOULD LET BANKS WITH A KENTUCKY CHARTER PAY CORPORATE INCOME TAXES INSTEAD OF A “BANK FRANCHISE FEE”……THAT IS
BASED ON HOW MUCH CAPITAL A BANK HAS…..AND IT WOULD ALSO EXEMPT NONPROFITS FROM PAYING SALES TAXES ON FUNDRAISING
AXCTIVITIES……

THE MEASURE HAS  GONE TO GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN FOR HIS SIGNATURE……



HEPATITIS OUTBREAK
03/14/19

KENTUCKY’S HEPATITIS  “A”  OUTBREAK HAS CLAIMED ANOTHER LIFE……BRINGING THE OUTBREAK’S TOLL TO 44…..

THE NATIONS’S LARGEST  HEPATITIS “A” OUTBREAK  HAS SICKENED MORE THAN     42-HUNDRED PEOPLE  AND SENT OVER TWO-THOUSAND TO THE
HOSPITAL……

THE CURRENT OUTBREAK……WHICH BEGAN IN  NOVEMBER  TWENTY-17…… HAS HIT 104 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S COUNTIES……AND IN THE
MOST RECENT REPORT…..21 COUNTIES REPORTED NEW CASES……



SPORTS
03/14/19

OPENING ROUND ACTION CONTINUES AT THE GIRL’S SWEET 16…..

AS PIKEVILLE TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY…..
THEN MALE PLAYS BOYD COUNTY…..

TONIGHT…..
COLLINGS TANGLES WITH SOUTHWESTERN….
AND NORTH LAUREL PLAYS HENDERSON COUNTY…..

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


AT THE WOMEN’S C-U-S-A TOURNAMENT…..
RICE PLAYS SOUTHERN MISS, U-A-B TANGLES WITH CHARLOTTE, MIDDLE TENNESSEE BATTLES TEXAS-EL PASO AND THE LADY TOPPERS TAKE ON
OLD DOMINION…..

IN THE MEN’S C-U-S-A TOURNAMENT…..
OLD DOMINION GOES AGAINST LOUISIANA TECH, TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO PLAYS U-A-B, SOUTHERN MISS TANLES WITH MARSHALL AND THE TOPPERS
BATTLE NORTH TEXAS……

AT THE MEN’S S-E-C TOURNAMENT……
ARKANSAS PLAYS FLORIDA, MISSOURI TANGLES WITH AUBURN, ALABAMA TAKES ON OLD MISS AND TEXAS “A AND M” GOES AGAINST MISSISSIPPI
STATE……

AT THE MEN’S A-C-C TOURNAMENT…..
VIRGINIA GOES AGAINST N-C STATE, FLORIDA STATE TAKES ON VIRGINIA TECH, DUKE TANGLES WITH SYRACUSE AND LOUISVILLE PLAYS NORTH
CAROLINA……







TECHNOLOGY SALARY
03/13/19

A KENTUCKY SENATE COMMITTEE HAS ENDORSED A BILL TO SLASH THE SALARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICIAL BY ABOUT
175-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAD RAISED CHARLES GRINDLE’S SALARY FROM 160-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR TO 375-THOUSAND……

THE MEASURE WOULD PROHIBIT THE SALARY FR KENTUCKY’S TECHNOLOGY CHIEF FROM EXCCEEDING THE PAY RECEIVED BY THE HIGHEST-PAID
COUNTERPART IN BORDERING STATES…..WHICH IS JUST OVER 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



ARREST
03/13/19

STATE POLICE STOPPED A U-HAUL VAN ON I-65 LAST NIGHT….AFTER RECEIVING COMPLAINTS OF UNRESTRAINED CHILDREN IN THE CARGO AREA…..

THE VAN WAS STOPPED NEAR THR 40-MILE MARKER IN WARREN COUNTY AND TWO JUVENILE PASSENGERS…..RELATIVES OF THE DRIVER….WERE
LOCATED IN THE CARGO AREA…..

THE DRIVER……28 YEAR OLD ADAM SMITH AND A PASSENGER 19 YEAR OLD THORA THORNTON…..BOTH OF  OHIO WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED
WITH CRIMINAL ABUSE….
SMITH WAS ALSO CHARGED  WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE…..OPEN ALCOHOL CONTAINER IN VEHICLE…..SPEEDING AND OTHER TRAFFIC
OFFENSES……



SPORTS
03/13/19

THE GIRL’S  SWEET-16 BEGINS TODAY AT RUPP ARENA AS……

KNOTT COUNTY CENTRAL TAKES ON SCOTT COUNTY…..
AND  OWENSBORO CATHOTIC PLAYS BETHLEM…..

THEN TONIGHT……
GEORGE ROGERS CLARK GOES AGAINST MERCY…..
AND RYLE PLAYS MURRAY……..

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







CITY COUNCIL
03/12/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR GREG COOKE TALKED WITH THE COUNCIL
ABOUT PROBLEMS THAT HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED WITH THE DESIGN OF THE EXPANSION TO BE BUILT OUT VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY…….

AND THE COUNCIL VOTED TO HIRE  G-R-W ENGINEERS TO REDESIGN THE PROJECT TO CORRECT THE ERRORS…….AND CITY ATTORNEY KELLEY
POWELL WILL LOOK INTO THE POSSIBILITY OF BRINGING LEGAL ACTON…..
THE COUNCIL ALSO GAVE FIRST READING TO AN ORDINANNCE….PROPOSSED  BY CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER JERRY BIDDLE…..CONCERNING
THE KEEPING OF “FOWL” AND VICIOUS ANIMALS IN THE CITY LIMITS……



BODY IDENTIFIED
03/12/19

THE BODY FOUND WITHIN THE ZION HILL CEMETERY…..IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK YESTERDAY MORNING…..HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 23
YEAROLD MARIAH AMBER DECRU OF PARK CITY…..

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSE OF DEATH  IS BEING CONDUCTED BY THE F-B-I LOUISVILLE FIELD OFFICE….WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE…..

AS OFFICIALS  WAIT FOR THE MEDICAL EXAMINERS REPORT AND OTHER TESTS BEFORE RELEASING MORE INFORMATION…….



COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE
03/12/19

AND THIS REMINDER…….
THAT THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSING AT FOUR THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW COMPUTER CABLING…..



SPORTS
03/12/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN CENTRAL FOR A SCRIMMAGE…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN ANAHEIM TO TAKE ON THE DUCKS……

THE MEN’S A-C-C TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AS……
MIAMI PLAYS WAKE FOREST…..
GEORGIA TECH GOES AGAINST NOTRE DAME…..
AND BOSTON COLLEGE TANGLES WITH   PITT…..







FLU WIDESPREAD
03/11/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH  REPORTS FLU ACTIVITY IN THE COMMONWEALTH  AS…….WIDESPREAD…..FOR THE 10TH
CONSECUTIVE WEEK…..

“WIDESPREAD”  IS THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF FLU ACTIVITY…..INDICATING INCREASED FLU-LIKE ACTIVITY OR FLU OUTBREAKS IN AT LEAST HALF OF THE
COMMONWEAKLTH’S REGONS…..

KENTUCKY IS CURRENTLY REPORTING   44 FLU-RELEATEDD DEATHS   FOR THE CURRENT FLU SEASON…. WHICH IS DOWEN FROM THE 333  FLU-
RELATED DEATHS THIS TIME LAST YEAR…..



MEETINGS
03/11/19
06:05AM

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

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

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

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





MARTIN
03/11/19

68 YEAR OLD JENNIE SUE MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HATCHER AND SADDLER FUNERAL HOME IN GLASGOW WITH BURIAL IN LOCUST GROVE CEMETERY…….
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; EUGENE MARTIN…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;  BRYAN  OF SCOTTSVILLE AND  GREGORY AND TINA OF
BOWLING GFEEN…..HER MOTHER; EMMA LEE BALLARD…..AND TWO BROTHERS ;AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; PHILLIP AND BECKY BALLARD AND HAROLD
AND ANN BALLARD ALL OF GLASGOW…..FOUR GRAND CHILDREN, THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW  
ALSO SURVIVE……







SPORTS
03/11/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

KYLE BUSCH SWEPT THE WEEK-END AT THE I-S-M RACEWAY IN PHONIX AS HE WON YESTERDAY’S MONSTER ENERGEY CUP RACE AND SATURDAY’S
EFINITY RACE…..

MISSISSIPPI STATE TOOK THE WOMEN’S  S-E-C TOURNAMENT TITLE WITH A 101 TO 70 WIN OVER ARKANSAS…..

AND LOUISVILLE TRINITY WON THE BOY’S STATE BASKETBALL TITLE AS THEY DOWNED SCOTT COUNTY 50 TO 40…….







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/08/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S JANUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   WAS  FOUR-POINT-TWO
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN FROM THE FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT  RECORDED  IN DECEMBER  TWENTY-18…..

THE JANUARY JOBLESS WAS ALSO DOWN    ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM THE   FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT RECORDED IN
JANUARY TWENTY-18……
AS THE KENTUCKY LABOR FORCE INCREASE BY 858 INDIVIDUALS IN JANUARY….. BRINGING IT TO JUST OVER TWO-MILLION…..

THE  U-S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   IN JANUARY  WAS FOUR-PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP ONE-TENTH  OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM DECEMBER  
TWENTY-18……..



SOCIAL SECURITY SCAM
03/08/19

ANOTHER SCAM HAS BEEN REPORTED IN KENTUCKY…..INVOLVING THOSE TRYING TO GAIN A PERSON’S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER…..

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS  A JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENT  RECENTLY RECEIVED A CALL…..WHICH APPEARED TO BE
FROM AN ACTUAL SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PHONE NUMBER…..
THE CALLER CLAIMED THE VICTIM’S SOCIAL  SECURITY NUMBER HAD BEEN SUSPENDED DUE TO SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY AND TO USE HER SOCIAL
SECURITY NUMBER AGAIN…..SHE MUST VERIFY IT AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION OR RISK ARREST…..
THE SCAM IS SO WIDE SPREAD THAT THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ISSUED AND ALERT AFTER MORE THANT 35-THOUSAND PEOPLE REPORTED
THE SCAM LAST YEAR…..WITH FINANCIAL LOSSES TOTALING MORE THAN 10-MILLION DOLLARS…..



SPORTS
03/08/19

AT THE MEN’S  O-V-C TOURNAMENT……
BELMONT TAKES ON AUSTIN PEAY……AND MURRAY STATE PLAYS JACKSONVILLE….

AT THE WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT…..BELMONT TANGLES WITH TENNESSEE TECH AND U-T MARTING PLAYS MOREHEAD……


AT THE WOMEN’S  S-E-C TOURNAMENT…..
TENNESSEE PLAYS MISSISSIPPI STATE…..KENTUCKY TAKES ON MISSOURI….. ARKANSAS BATTLES SOUTH CAROLINA……AND AUBURN GOES AGAINST  
TEXAS  “A AND M”……



IN QUARTER-FINAL ACTION AT THE  THE  BOYS SWEET 16…..

WALTON VERONA   GOES AGAINST  CAMPBELL COUNTY…..
AND ASHLAND BLAZER TAKES ON  TRINITY…..

THEN TONIGHT…..
SCOTT COUNTY  PLAYS  BUTLER
AND WARREN CENTRAL BATTLES ;MADISONVILLE NORTH HOPKINS….







MURRAY HEMP CENTER
03/07/19

MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY IS CREATING A NEW CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL HEMP THAT WILL FOCUS ON RESEARCH…..EDUCATION……AND
POLICY IN THE COMMONWEALTH’S  GROWING HEMP INDUSTRY…….

THE CENTER WILL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE  HUTSON SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE IN COORDINATION WITH INDUSTRY PARTNERS…..

AND SUPPLIER AND MANUFACTURER……C-V SCIENCES….HAS BEEN NAMED A FOUNDATIONAL PARTNER FOR THE CENTER……



NATCHER NOW I-165
03/07/19

THE PROCESS TO OFFICIALLY CHANGE THE DESIGNATION OF THE NATCHER PARKWAY TO INTERSTATE SPUR……I-ONE-65……BEGAN YESTERDAY
WITH CREWS INSTALLING NEW INTERSTATE SHIELD SIGNS  ALONG 72 MILES OF ROADWAY FROM BOWLING GREEN TO OWENSBORO…….THEY WILL
ALSSO CHANGE EXIT NUMBERS AND MILE MARKERS……AND THE ENTIRE PROCESS IS EXPECTED TO TAKE UP TO TWO WEEKS…..

DRIVERS SHOULD LOOK FOR NEW EXIT NUMBERS AT 11 INTER-CHANGES…AS THE PLANO ROAD INTERCHANGES WILL BE RENUMBERED TO EXIT-
ZERO…..AND  A SECTION OF THE PARKWAY FROM I-65 TO SCOTTSVILLE ROAD WILL NOT BE A PAR OF THE  I-ONE-65 DESIGNAITON DUE TO FEDERAL
GUIDELINES……

THREE CLOVERLEAF INTERCHANGES WILL HAVE TO BE RECONSTRUCTED…..AND THE INTERCHANGES WITH 31-W AND U-S 68 WILL BE
UPGRADED……



LOUISVILLE ZOO CLOSED
03/07/19

THE LOUISVILLE ZOO IS CLOSED WHILE ENGINEERS STUDY A NEWLY DISCOVERED SINKHOLE NEARLY AS LARGE AS A FOOTBALL FIELD…

THE SINKHOLE WAS FOUND YESTERDAY IN AN UNDEVELOPED AREA AWAY FROM ANY ZOO ANIMALS…..NO PEOPLE OR ANIMALS WERE REPORTED
INJURED AND NO BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED….

THE NEARBY  LOUISVILLE MEGA CAVERN IS ALSO CLOSED BECAUSE OF A THREE-POINT-FOUR EARTHQUAKE TUESDAY IN TENNESSEE…..
OFFICIALS HAVEE DETERMINED IF THE EARTHQUAKE CAUSED THE SINKHOLE…..BUT OTHER CAUSES COULD INCLUDE THE LARGE AMOUNTS OF
RAIN FALL OR “NATURAL OCCURRENCES” UNDERGROUND……



SPORTS
03/07/19

AT THE MEN’S OVC TOUNRMANT…..
MOREHEAD DEFEATED S-I-U EDWARDS 72 TO 68
AND U-T MARTIN DOWEND EASTERN ILLINOIS  78-71
IN THE WOMENS TOURNAMENT….
IT WAS BELMONT 74 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOUR 65
AND MOREHEAD BEAT JACKSONVILLE 77 TO 60
AND AT THE WOMEN’S S-E-C TOURNAMENT….
FLORIDA DEFEATED OLE MISS  64 TO 57
AND IT WAS ALABAMA 74 AND VANDY 57

AT THE BOYS SWEET 16 LAST NIGHT…..
CAMPBELL COUNTY GOT PAST JOHN HARDIN  61 TO 60 AND ASHLAND BLASER GOT THE BEST OF OWENSBORO 58 TO 50






CIVIC PARTICIPATION
03/01/19

EIGHT IN 10 KENTUCKY ADULTS  ARE INVOLVED  IN CIVIC ACTIVITIES  OF SOME KIND….. WHETHER IT’S VOLUNTEER WORK OR ENGAGING IN
POLITICS….ACCORDING TO THE LATEST KENTUCKY HEALTH ISSUES POLL……

THE REPORT FOUND THAT ABOUT SEVEN IN 10 ENGAGED IN POLITICS IN SOME WAY…..AND MORE THAN HALF WERE ACTIVE IN THEIR
COMMUNITIES……

THE MOST COMMONLY REPORTED FORMS OF POLITICAL ACTIVITY AMONG KENTUCKY ADULTS WERE ENGAGING IN POLITICAL DISCUSSIONS IN
PERSON AND ON SOCIAL MEDIA……FOLLOWED BY SIGNING PETITIONS AND CONTACTING OR VISITING AN ELECTED OFFICIAL……

AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT MOST OFTEN TOOK THE FORM OF VOLUNTEERING WITH A CHURCH OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION……ONE IN FOUR
ALSO SAID THEY WORKED ON A COMMUNITY PROGECT AND SLIGHTLY MORE THAN ONE IN 10 DONATED BLOOD……



WELLS FARGO SETTLEMENT
03/01/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN MADE WHOLE…..THROUGH PREVIOUS WELLS FARGO
SETTLEMENT REMEDIATION PROGRAMS…..CAN  NOW REGISTER  A COMPLAINT WITH WELLS FARGO FOR POSSIBLE RELIEF….

WELLS FARGO’S   “REDRESS REVIEW OF PROGRAM”  IS PART OF A 575-MILLION DOLARS SETTLEMENT WITH ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF ALL 50-STATES
AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA……TO RESOLVE CONSUMES PROTECTION LAW VIOLATIONS……

THE COMMONWEALTH RECEIVED TWO-POINT-EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS….AND KENTUCKIANS CAN VISIT WELLS FARGO’S WEBSITE TO DETERMINE
REFUND OR COMPENSATON ELIGIBILITY…….



BURBON INDUSTRY
03/01/19

KENTUCKY’S BURBON INDUSTRY HAS A MESSAGE FOR LAWMAKERS…..WHO ARE CONSIDERING A BILL TO ALLOW OUT-OF-STATE  SHIPMENTS FOR
WINE TO KENTUCKY CONSUMERS…..….

THE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’   ASSOCIATION SAYS WHAT’S GOOD FOR CALIFORNIA VINEYARDS  SHOULD ALSO APPLY TO DISTILLED SPIRITS LIKE
BOURBON……IT SAYS THE BILL SHOULD BE EXPANDED SO BOURON DRINKERS IN SOME OTHER STATES CAN PLACE ONLINE OR PHONE ORDERS
WITH THEIR FAVORITE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS……
THE DISTILLED SPIRITS INDUSTRY  CONTRIBUTES ALMOST NINE-BILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY TO  KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY…..
AND LAWMAKER SAY THEY ARE  REVIEWING THE CONCERNS……



SPORTS
03/01/19

THE BOYS FOURTH  REGION TOURNAMENT CONTINUES AT DIDDLE ARENA…..
AS CLINTON COUNTY PLAYS BOWLING GREEN…..
AND WARREN CENTRAL TANGLES WITH LOGAN COUNTY……



THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM BEGINS PLAY IN THE COX DIAMOND INVITATIONAL  IN PENSACOLA……….

AND THE LADY  TOPPER SOFTBALL TEAM  IS TAKING PART IN THE SAMFORD TOURNAMENT  IN BIRMINGHAM……







CAMP NELSON
02/28/19

CAMP NELSON NATONAL CEMETERY…..IN JESSAMINE COUNTY…..WILL BE DESIGNATED  A NATONAL MONUMENT ONCE PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS THE
COMPREHENSIVE   FEDERAL  LAND PACKAGE INTO LAW…..

ESTABLISHED IN  1863……CAMP NELSON  WOULD BECOME KENTUCKY’S TOP RECRUITING STATION AND TRAINING FACILITY FOR THE UNION’S  
AFRICAN-AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN THE CIVIL WAR…..



BLOOD MOBILE
02/28/19

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..THIS MORNING……FROM SEVEN UNTIL 11……

WEIGH AT LEAST 110 POUNDS…….
BE IN GOOD HEALTH……
AND NOT HAVE DONATED IN THE PAST 56 DAYS……

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



SAP BENEFITS
02/27/19

THE KENTUCKY CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES  SAYS  INDIVIDUALS WHO RECEIVE   BENEFITS  FROM THE SUPPLEMENTAL  NUTRITION  
ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..OR SNAP……WILL RECEIVE  THEIR  MARCH FUNDS ON FRIDAY….WHICH WILL BE THE ONLY TIME THEY WILL RECEIVE
BENEFITS IN MARCH…...

NORMALLY…..BENEFITS ARE MADE AVAILABLE  OVER THE FIRST 19-CALENDAR DAYS OF THE MONTH……BASED ON THE FINAL DIGIT OF THE CASE
NUMBER……

BECAUSE OF THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN……THERE WAS AN EARLY RELEASE OF THE JANUARY “SNAP” BENEFITS…..WHICH INCLUDED
FEBRUARY BENEFITS……



MORGAN
02/28/19

65 YEAR OLD SUSAN MARIE  “SUE” CRAWFORD MORGAN OF LEITCHFIELD DIED MONDAY AT KINDRED ACUTE CARE IN LOUISVILLE……PRIVATE
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT OAK FOREST NUMBER TWO CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; TROY MORGAN……TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; SETPHEN AND GINGER ANDERSON AND JOE AND
KRISTEN OTSEGO…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; MISTY AND CHRIS MERHAR AND RACHEL ANDERSON…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-
IN-LAW; KARL CRAWFORD AND RICK AND CINDY CRAWFORD ALL OF  MINNESOTA…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SALLY AND TERRY
ANDERSON OF MINNESOTA AND JENNIFER CRAWFORD OF MONTANNA…….SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TAYLOR
02/28/19

82 YEAR OLD MARYLIN TAYLOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FEBRUARY 17TH AT HER RESIDENCE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT
FIVE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FLATROCK-MICHIGAN…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SUNDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE GIDEONS OR HOSPARUS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JANE AND LARRY BRENT OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
02/28/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE DROPPED A 66 TO 59 DECISION OF BOSTON COLLEGE…..

AND AT THE GIRLS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
IT WAS BOWLING GREEN 67 AND RUSSELLVILLE 33……
AND GLASOGW BEAT RUSSELL COUNTY  43 TO 35…….







FISCAL COURT
02/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE RESCUE SQUAD BUILDING LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE COURT APPROVED A
RESOLUTION APPOINTING COUNTY TREASURER JESSICA CLINE TO WORK WITH  “FEMA”  IN THE EVENT OF A MAJOR DISASTER…..

COUNTY CLERK ELAINE WILLIAMS ALSO PRESENTED HER FINAL SETTLEMENT…..IN THE AMOUNT OF 85-THOUSAND-335 DOLLARS…..TO THE
COURT……



MAIN STREET
02/27/19

MORE THAN  91-MILLION DOLLARS WAS INFUSED INTO THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY LAST YEAR BY…KENTUCKY MAIN STREET PROGRAM
PARTICIPATING COMMUNITIES……

THE   91-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS WAS REPORTED BY 29-COMMUNITIES……AND
REPRESENTS 74-MILLION DOLLARS OF PRIVATE INVESTMENT…..MATCHED BY 17-MILLION DOLLARS IN PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS……THE PROGRAM
ALSO GENERATED  12-HUNDRED-15 NEW JOBS IN MAIN STREET DISTRICTS AND THE CREATION OF  142 NEW  BUSINESSES…..

SINCE ITS INCEPTON IN  1979…..KENTUCKY MAIN STREET HAS GENERATED MORE THAN FOUR-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLARS OF INVESTMENT IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……

CITIES ACHIEVING NATIONAL ACCREDITATION FOR TWENTY-19……AS CERTIFIED BY BOTH THE   KENTUCKY MAIN STREET PROGRAM AND THE
NATIONAL MAIN STREET CENTER……INCLUDED  CAMPBELLSVILLE AND SCOTTSVILLE…….



PRICE GOUGING
02/27/19

NOW THAT GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DECLARED A “STATE OF EMERGENCY” IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..KENTUCKIANS ARE BEING ASKED TO
REPORT INSTANCES OF PRICE GOUGING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE…..

THE  EXECUTIVE ORDER TRIGGERS  KENTUCKY’S CONSUMER  PROTECTON MEASURES FOR THE NEXT 15-DAYS….AND THAT TIME FRAME CAN BE
EXTENDED….

ANYONE WITH SPPECIFIC INFORMATION  REGADING POSSIBLE PRICE GOUGING SHOULD CALLL….EIGHT-EIGHT-EIGHT-FOUR-THREE-TWO-92-57…..OR
E-MAIL…. CONSUMER-PROTECTON-AT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……..



MILL LSPRINGS
02/27/19

YESTERDAY……THE  “U-S” HOUSE OF  REPRESENTATIVES APPROVED  MILL SPRINGS BATTLEFIELD…..IN PULASKI COUNTY…..THE BE DESIGNATED AS
A NATONAL MONUMENT AND BECOME PART OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM…..

THE SENATE GAVE ITS APPROVAL  TWO WEEKS AGO…..AND THE MEASURE NOW AWAITS PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SIGNATURE….

THE HISTORIC BATTLEFIELD IN NANCY…..WAS THE SITE OF THE UNION’S FIRST SIGNIFICANT VICTORY IN THE CIVIL WAR IN 18-62…….



SPORTS
02/27/19

PLAY CONTINUES AT THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
AS BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND GLASGOW PLAYS RUSSELL COUNTY…….


IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE GOES TO BOSTON COLLEGE…..







NEW LOTTERY GAME
02/26/19

THE KENTUCKY LOTTERY HAS LAUNCHED A NEW….IN-STATE NIGHTLY DRAW GAME…. CALLED  “KENTUCKY’S QUICK BUCKS……

THE ONE-DOLLAR GAME IS ONLY AVAILABE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND IT WILL BE PART OF THE LOTTERY’S  NIGHTLY DRAWINGS…..

PLAYERS WILL PICK NUMBERS FROM TWO DIFFERENT MACINES…..SIMILAR TO POWERBALL OR MEGA-MILLIONS…..AND THEY CAN WIN  TWO-
DOLLARS  FOR MATCHIN ONLY THE “KENTUCKY BALL”…..AND UP TO A TOP PRIZE OF 50-THOUSAND DOALRS BY MATCHING ALL FOUR NUMBERS PLUS
THE “KENTUCKY BALL”……



BIG BROTHERS
02/26/19

AFTER SERVING SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY  FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS…..BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF SOUTHCENTRAL KENTKRY HAS CLOSED
ITS DOORS  DUE TO A LACK OF FUNDING…..

BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY  OFFERED “ONE-ON-ONE” MENTRING  FOR CHILDREN  BETWEEN THE AGES OF SIX  AND
17……



EMERGENCY DECLARATION
02/26/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ISSUED A STATEWIDE EMERGENCY FOLLOWING WIDESPREAD FLOODING AND DAMAGE ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH….

YESTERDAYS  ANNOUNCEMENT FOLLOWS SEVERE STORMS OVER THE WEEKEND THAT CAUSED HEAVY RAIN….STRONG WINDS…..FLOODING…..
LANDSLIDES…. AND INCREASED WATER LEVELS AT DAMS IN CENTRAL AND WESTERN KENTUCKY……

THE EXECUTIVE ORDER ALLOWS  THE MOBILIZATION OF STATE RESOURCES TO ASSIST COUNTIES IN NEED…..
AND AS OF YESTERDAY…..THE KENTUCKY DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAD RECEIVED  36-COUNTY AND  11- CITY   “STATE OF
EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS”…….



EADES
02/26/19

88 YEAR OLD DELEA NELL “NELLIE” EADES OF ALVATON DIED SUNDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MARTHA’S CHAPEL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR
THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATRICIA AND MARK WILSON……AND A BROTHER; BOBBY EADES ALL OF ALVATON…..AND A
SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANCES EADES OF BORLING GREEN……



SPORTS
02/26/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……
THE PREDATORS SKATED PAST THE OILERS….IN OVERTIME…THREE TO TWO…..

AT THE BOYS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
WARREN CENTRAL DEFEATED GLASGOW  IN OVERTIME 63 TO 57…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY GOT PAST METCALFE COUNTY 72 TO 70 IN OVERTIME……


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MURRAY STATE…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN ST. LOUIS TO TAKE ON THE BLUES…..

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY ENTERTAINS ARKANSAS…..

AND THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT DIDDLE ARENA…….
AS BARREN COUNTY TAKES ON SOUTH WARREN…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY BATTLES METCALFE COUNTY……..







NEW EXHIBIT
02/25/18

A NEW EXHIBIT CALLED…..GAS STATION TO SPACE STATION…..HAS OPENED AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM…..AND IT   FOCUSES ON THE
CONNECTION BETWEEN THE CORVETTE  AND NASA…..50-YEARS AFTER NEIL ARMSTRONG WALKED ON THE MOON….

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE TWO BEGAN WHEN ALAN SHEPARD  DROVE A 1957 CORVETTE TO THE ASTRONAUT TRAINING BASE…..AND AFTER
BEING  THE FIRST AMERICAN IN SPACE IN 1961…..HE WAS PRESENTED A NEW CORVETTE….AND LATER  A GENERAL MOTORS DEALER OFFERED
ASTRONAUTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEASE A CORVETTE FOR ONLY ONE-DOLLAR PER YEAR……

“GAS STATON TO SPACE STATION”   WILL BE AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM THRU   JUNE 30TH…….



AMAZON SUED
02/25/19

A FORMER AMAZON EMPLOYEE IN KENTUCKY…..WHO SUFFERS FROM CROHN’S DISEASE…..IS SURING AMAZXON OVER HIS DISMIAAL FOR HE SAY WAS
A NEED FOR MORE BATRO BREAKS….

THE SUIT……WHICH IS SEEKING A MINIMUM OF THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGES….CLAIMS THE COMPANY VIOLATED THE “AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT”…..

THE FORMER EMPLOYEE……WHO  WAS HIRED FOR THE WINCHESTER ALL CENTER IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-16…….WAS FIRED IN DECEMBER TWENTY-
17……



CRAFT NOMINATED
02/25/19

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP HAS SELECTED A GLASGOW NATIVE TO SERVE AS THE NEXT  U-S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS…..

KELLY KNIGHT CRAFT….WHO  IS THE CURRENT  U-S AMBASSADOR TO CANADA…… WHOULD REPLACE NIKKI HALEY….

CRAFT……A 1980 GRADUATE OF GLASGOW  HIGH SCHOOL….PLAYED A ROLE IN FACILITATING THE….U-S-MEXICO-CANADA TRADE AGREEMENT….A
REVAMP OF THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT…...



EDELEN
02/25/19

ONE OF THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR WANTS TO MAKE CHANGES IN THE COMMONWELATH  CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM……..

ADAM EDLEN  IS PROPOSING CHANGES TO THE BAIL SYSTEM…..SAYNG TOO MANY PEOPLE ARE KEPT IN JAIL BECAUSE THEY CAN’T AFFORD BOND…..
HE’S  ALSO CALLING FOR A REVIEW OF PROBATON AND PAROLE POLICIES….AND HE WANTS RO RESTORE VOTING RIGHTS FOR NON-VIOLENT
OFFENDER……



SPORTS
02/25/19

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END YESTERDAY……FOR THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM…..AS THEY LOST TO CLINTON COUNTY IN THE OPENING ROUND
OF THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT  73 TO 52……


OPENING ROUND ACTION CONTINUES AT THE BOYS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT TONIGHT AS……
GLASGOW TAKES ON WARREN CENTRAL…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY PLAYS METCALFE COUNTY……


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







SIMPSON PLANT EXPANDING
02/21/19

A SIMPSON COUNTY FACILITY IS EXPANDING……

R-K-W…..A GERMAN-OWNED MANUFACTURER OF INDUATRIAL FILM…..WILL INVEST 18-MILLION DOLLARS IN THE PROJECT THAT WILL CREATE  30  
FULL-TIME JOBS…..

R-K-W PLANS TO BUILD A NEW……30-THOUDAND-SQUARE-FOOT  MANUFACTURING AND WAREHOUSE FACILITY…..AS-WELL-AS  ADD  STATE-OF THE-
ART EQUIPMENT….. ALLOWING THE COMPANY TO TAP NEW MARKETS……



EXPLOSIVE DEVISE
02/21/19

THE STATE POLICE HAZARDOUS DEVICES UNIT WAS CALLED TO BARREN  COUNTY YESTERDAY…….BY THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT……AFTER A SMALL IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVISE  WAS FOUND IN A MAILBOX IN THE                13-HUNDRED BLOCK OF   OIL WELL
ROAD…..
THE DEVICE  WAS RENDERED SAFE ON THE SCENE…..AND OTHER MAILBOXES IN THE AREA WERE CHECKED…..BUT NO ADDITIONAL EXPLOSIVE
DEVISES WERE FOUND……

STATE POLCIE AND  “U-S”  POSTAL INSPECTORS ARE INVESTIGATING……



SPORTS
02/21/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT……
THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..

TIP OFF IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP TO TOMPKINSVILLE…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……..


THE PREDATORS  RETURN TO BRIDGE STONE ARENA  TO TAKE ON THE KINGS…..







STATE PARKS FUNDING
02/20/19

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS WANT TO BORROW  150-MILLION DOLLARS TO FIX UP THE COMMONWEALTH’S PARK SYSEM…………

THE HOUSE APPROPRATIONS AND REVENUE COMMITTEE HAS APPROVED HOUSE TWO-68……WHICH WOULD AUTHORIZE   “THE  ARTS-TOURISM-AND
HERITAGE CABINET”  TO BORROW AND SPEND 20-MILLION DOLLARS…….BEGINNING JULY FIRST….TO DO THINGS  LIKE REPLACE ROOFS  AND
EXPAND CAMPGROUNDS AT STATE PARKS…..
THE PLAN  WOULD COST TAXPAYERS  AN EXTRA  TWO-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN THE FISCAL YEAR THAT BEGINS  JULY FIRST…..FUROEMEIDL
DOEL IN THE FIE Y HA BEING SHLY FITT……WITH THE REST BEING PAID BACK OVER 20-YEARS……

THE BEVIN HAS ALREADY SPENT  18-MILLION IN REPAIRS AS PART OF THE ….. REFRESHING THE FINEST PROGRAM…..WHICH INCLUDES 133
PROJECT….
EARLIE THIS MONTH…..THE GOVERNOR ANNOUNCED AN ADDITIONAL 20-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT…..WHICH HAD BEEN APPROVED BY THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAST YEAR……



SECRETARY OF STAGTE POWERS
02/20/19

THE KENTUCKY SENATE  HAS PASSED….AND  SENT TO THE HOUSE…. A BILL LIMITNG THE INFLUENCE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE  OVER THE
STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS…..

THE BILL STEMS  FROM ACCUSATIONS  THAT SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON  ISO LUNDERGAM GRIMES  OVERREACHED HER AUTHORITY AS THE
COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF ELECTIONS OFFICER…….……
IF APPROVED IN THE HOUSE……THE LEGISLATION WOULD R TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY…..AND WOULD AFFECT GRIMES AND FUTURE SECRETARIES
OF STATE……

GRIMES HAD DENOUNCED THE MEASURE……SAYING IT WOULD  ‘DISRUPT” STATEWIDE ELECTIONS LATER THIS YEAR……



STUDENT LAWSUIT
02/20/19

A LAWSUIT SEEKING 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS  IN DAMAGES FROM THE WASHINGTON POST HAS BEEN FILED ON BEHALF OF A COVINGTON CATHOLIC
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT…..

THE SUIT COMES AFTER  VIDEO SHOWING NICHOLAS SANDMANN  .AND OTHER COVINGTON CATHOLIC STUDENTS…..AND A NATIVE AMERICAN
DRUMMER WENT VIRAL…….

SANDMAN…..PICTURED IN THE INITIAL VIDEO…..BECAME ONE OF THE FOCAL POINTS OF THE ONLINE DEBATE CONCERNING WHAT HAPPENED
DURING THE EVENT…..

SANDMAN HAS   SAID HE WAS NOT MAKING FACES AT NATHAN PHILLIPS…..THE NATIVE AMERICAN DRUMMER SEEN IN THE VIDEO……



MARSH
02/20/19

84 YEAR OLD RUBY JEAN GRINSTEAD MARSH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HER RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE SERVICE WILL BE HELD
TOMORROW (THURS)  AFTERNOON  AT FOUR  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME…… PUBLIC VISITATION WILL BE FROM 11 UNTIL FOUR
TOMORROW (THURS)……AND MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTDED TO HOSPARUS OR HOPE CENTER FOR WOMEN……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; BERLINDA BAZZELL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SONS; DEREK OF FLORIDA AND BARRY OF OKLAHOMA…..A BROTHER;
EDWARD GRINSTEAD…..AND A SISTER; ALICE BROWN BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TAYLOR
02/20/19

89 YEAR OLD GLENDON TAYLOR OF HOPKINSVILLE…..AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE……DIED SUNDAY AT CONTINUE CARE HOSPITAL IN
MADISONVILLE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE SATURDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM
OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE NIECES…..THREE NEPHEWS……AND SEVERAL GREAT-NIECES AND GREAT-NEPHEWS…….



CARTWRIGHT
02/20/19

74 YEAR OLD ALVIS EUGENE “GENE” CARTWRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW
MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JOYCE GILLMORE CARTWRIGHT…..A SON; JAMES….. AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CYNTHIA AND JEFFERY RIFFE
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RICHARD AND VICKIE OF TEXAS…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/20/19

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION  AT THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..GLASGOW DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY 62 TO 46…..AND
THEN THE BARREN COUNTY TROJANETTES HIT A THREE-POINT SHOT…..WITH ONE-POINT-EIGHT SECONDS LEFT IN OVERTIME…..TO  DEFEAT  THE
LADY PATRIOTS   52-51……

THE LADY PATRIOTS END THE SEASON WITH     20-WINS AND SEVEN LOSSES……







ROCKET DOCKET
02/19/19

A PROGRAM  BORN OUT OF KENTUCKY’S OPIOID CRISIS IS PUTTING DRUG OFFENDERS INTO TREATMENT FASTER AND REDUCING  THE COST OF
INCARCERATION……

THE……ROCKET DOCKET INITIATIVE…….ALLOWS LOCAL PROSECUTORS TO EXPEDITE  NON-VIOLENT FELONY DRUG CASES THROUGH THE JUDICIAL
PROCESS……AND IT ALSO ALLOWS CERTAIN DEFENDANTS  RAPID ENTRY INTO SUBSTANCE PROGRAM TREATMENT……

BEFOE THE PROGRAM BEGAN IN TWENTY-15……THE AVERAGE OFFENDER SPENT 115-DAYS IN A LOCAL JAIL…….BUT NOW……THE TYPICAL STAY IS
21-DAYS  BEFORE THEY ENTER SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT…..AND THAT’S  RESULTED IN COST SAVINGS OF MORE THAN  80-MILLION DOLLARS
FOR LOCAL   JAILS……



HOPKINSVILLE OFFICER SHOT
02/19/19

A HOPKINSVILLE POLICE OFFICER IS RECOVERING FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS HE RECEIVED YESERDAY IN PURSUIT OF A ROBBERY  SUSPECT….
TWO VEHICLES WERE INVOLVED  IN A ROBBERY AT WAL-MART AND TWO POLICE CHASES ENSUED…..
OFFICER JEREMY DAVIDSON ATTEMPTED TO STOP ONE OF THE VEHICLES….WHEN THE SUSPECT STARTED SHOOTING…..STRIKING THE OFFICER IN
THE HEAD AND ARM…..
DAVIDSON IS IN A NASHVILLE HOSPITAL WHERE HE’S EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY…..
AND TWO INDIVIDUALS  HAVE BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED IN THE INCIDENT…..



PURSUIT
02/19/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR A VEHICLE….. REGISTERED TO AN ALLEN COUNTY  MAN……THAT WAS INVOLVED IN
A PURSUIT EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING……
A DEPUTY NOTICED A MAN AND WOMAN PASSED OUT IN THE VEHICLE AT THE INTER-SECTION OF SCOTTSVILLE ROAD AND NATCHER PARKWAY…..THE
DRIVER WAS HOLDING A WEAPON AND HAD DRUG PARAPHERNALIA IN HIS SHIRT POCKET…..
AS THEY WOKE UP…..THEY SPED AWAY……THE PURSUIT WENT THRU BOWLING GREEN…..THEN DOWN SCOTTSVILLE ROAD INTO ALLEN
COUTY……WITH SPEED IN EXCESS OF 100 MILES-PER-HOUR……
DEPUTIES FINALLY LOST SIGHT OF THE TWO-THOUSAND-NINE GRAY FORD FOCUS NEAR THE TENNESSEE LINE…..DEPUTIES SAY THE VEHICLE IS
REGISTERED TO KEITH JOHNSON OF ADOLPHUS…….



ARREST-METCALFE
02/19/19

A SEXUAL ABUSE  INVESTIGATION BY STATE POLICE…..IN METCALFE COUNTY….. LEADS TO THE ARREST OF ONE PERSON ON AN INDICTMENT
WARRANT…..

41 YEAROLD TEDDY BLAKLEY OF EDMONTON IS CHARGED WITH RAPE-VICTIM UNDER 12,  SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM UNDER 12, RAPE AND SODOMY



SPORTS
02/19/19

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

TIP OFF FOR THE LADY PATRIOTS GAME IS SEVEN-45…….BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE……WVLE…..STARTING AT SEVEN-30 TONIGHT……


IN OPENING ROUND ACTION OF THE BOYS 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..IT TOOK OVERTIME FOR GLASGOW TO GET PAST BARREN
COUNTY 55 TO 50…..THEN THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY 66 TO 51…..HERE’S KYLE HARWOOD WITH THE U-S  BANK GAME WRAP UP.







SPORTS BETTING IN KENTUCKY
02/18/19

AN ANALYSIS OF  PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO LEGALIZE SPORTS BETTING IN KENTUCKY  SAYS  IT WOULD GENERATE JUST OVER 20-MILLION
DOLLARS PERYEAR IN TAX MONEY…..

HOUSE BILL ONE-57 WOULD TAX SPORTS BETTING IN THE COMMONWEALTH AT 10-POINT-25 PERCENT FOR IN-PERSON WAGERS…..AND 14-POINT-25
PERCENT FOR WAGERS  MADE ON-LINE…….

THE PROPOSED LEGISLATION WOULD NOT ALL BETTING ON SPORTING EVENTS INVOLVING KENTUCKY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES…..AND DOES
NOT CONSIDER THE PROPOSED 500-THOUISAND DOLLAR LICENSING FEE OR THE IMPACT OF FANTASY SPORTS AND INTERNET POKER……

LAWMAKERS WOULD BE REQUIRED TO SPEND THE MONEY ON REGULATING THE INDUSTRY AND ADDICTION PREVENTION SERVICES……AND
WHATEVER IS LEFXT OVER WOULD GO TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S TROUBLED PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS…..



BARREN COUNTY MEASLES
02/18/19

A CASE OF MEASLES HAS BEEN REPORTED IN A  YOUNG CHILD IN BARREN COUNTY…..

THE BARREN RIVER HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS  THE CHILD…..WHO WAS NOT VACCIATED…..RECENTLY TRAVELED OUT OF THE COUNTRY  TO AN
AREA WHERE MEASLES  IS  PREVALENT…………

THE CHILD DID NOT BECOME INFECTIOUS UNTIL RETURNING TO THE COMMONWEALTH…..PUBLIC EXPOSURE IS BELIEVED TO BE VERY LIMITED….
AND THEY ARE IN THE PROCESS OF NOTIFYING INDIVIDUALS WHO CAME INTO CANTACT WITH THE CHILD DURING THE INFECTIOUS PERIOD……



PROBAiTON OFFICER ARRESTED
02/18/19

STATE POLICE FROM  POST 15…..IN COLUMBIA….. RECEIVED A COMPLAINT FROM A PAROLEE IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY REGARDING HER PROBATON
OFFICER…..33 YEAR OLD TYLER YOUNG…..

FOLLOWING A THREE DAY COVERT INVESTIGATION…..YOUNG WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ABUSE AND OFFCIAL MISCONDUCT AND
LODGED IN THE ADAIR COUNTY JAIL……



PASSPORT LAWSUIT
02/18/19

PASSPORT HEALTH PLAN HAS FILED A LAWSUIT ALLEGING THAT KENTUCKY’S CUTS TO MEDICAID  REIMBURSEMENTS WILL RESULT IN THE
NONPROFIT GOING OUT OF BUSINESS BY MARCH…..

THE LOUISVILLE-BASE ORGANIZATON IS ASKING A JUDGE TO BAR THE COMMONWEALTH  FROM IMPOSING  THE CUTS…..AND REPAY MILLIONS OF
DOLLARS IN CUTS FOR THE PAST EIGHT MONTHS…….

PASSPORT HEALTH PLAN PROVIDES MANAGED CARE FOR MOST OF KENTUCKY’S ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION MEDICAID ENROLLEES…..

A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES SAYS THEY ARE REVIEWING THE SUIT……BUT ADDED  IT CAME AS A
SURPRISE…..BECAUSE PASSPORT HAS NOT IDENTIFIED  “LEGITIMATE  ISSUES”  WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S  RATES……



PARDUE
02/18/19

76 YEAR OLD RUBY JEWELL  GARMON PARDUE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT  T-W- CROW  AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE
THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBABND; BILLY RAY PARDUE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; TRACY AND KIRK ROARK….AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-
LAW;  KEVIN AND KRISTI ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOETTA AND LEROY HENSON OF ALVATON…..AND TWO BROTHERS
AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; BARRY AND MARILYN GARMON AND MIKE AND KATHY GARMON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/18/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT…..BEING PLAYED AT MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL……GLASGOW TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY…..THEN THE
PATRIOTS PLAY MONORE COUNTY……

TIP OFF IS SEVEN-45……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE……STARTING AROUND SEVEN-30 TONIGHT……







SCHOOL BOARD
02/14/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MET YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….AND AT THE START OF THE MEETING……A SPECIAL PRESENTATION WAS
MADE…..

FINAL APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO THE TWENTY-19-TWENTY-20  SCHOOL CALENDER HAS THE  FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS BEING  AUGUST  SEVENTH
AND THE FINAL DAY FOR STUDENTS…..NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…WILL BE   MAY 15TH……
THE BOARD APPROVED THE PURCHASE  OF STUDENT INSURANCE FOR NEXT SCHOOL  AND ALSO THE PURCHASE OF FOUR NEW BUSES….
AND THE PROCESS WAS STARTED TO INSTALL A  “CANOPY”  AT THE DROP-OFF AREA AT THE PRIMARY CENTER……



K-NINE NARCO
02/14/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS ANNOUNCED THE PASSING OF K-NINE NARCO……

NACRO…..WHO  WAS NINE YEARS OLD AND HAD BEEN BATTLING CANCER FOR THREE YEARS…..RETIRED FROM SERVICE IN DECEMBER TWENTY-17  .
AND WAS LIVING  WITH HIS HANDLER…..SERGEANT NICK TABBERT AND HIS FAMILY……



ACCIDENT VICTIM
02/14/19

STATE POLICE HAVE RELEASED THE NAME OF AN ACCIDENT VICTIM WHO WAS KILLED ON I-65 TUESDAY NIGHT….

57 YEAR OLD DOUGLAS WALLACE OF INDIANA WAS OPERATING  A  TWO-THOSUAND MILLER TRANSPORTATION BUS……WHEN 38 YEAR OLD PENNY
LANE OF TENNESEE AND HER DOG  ENTERED THE NORTHBOUND LANE WHERE SHE WAS STRUCK BY THE BUS…..

LANE DIED AT THE SCENE AND NO ONE ON THE BUS WAS INJURED……



SPORTS
02/14/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO CELEBRATE SENIOR NIGHT…..AND CLOSE OUT THE REGULAR SEASON…..AS TODD
COUNTY CENTRAL COMES TO PATRIOT GYM……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE……WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE CANADIENS…..







STATE PARKS UPGRADES
02/13/19

20-MILLION MORE DOLLARS IN UPGRADES AND IMPROVEMENTS ARE COMING TO KENTUCKY STATE PARKS…..

LAUNCHED IN TWENTY-16…..”THE REFRESH THE FINEST”…..HAS ALREADY INVESTED 18-MILLION DOLLARS IN MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONAL
IMPROVEMENTS TO THE KENTUCKY STATE PARKS SYSTEM…..

THE TWENTY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY ALLOCATED AN ADDITONAL 20-MILLION DOLLARS FOR…..PHASE TWO OF “REFRERSHING THE FINEST”…..AND
THOSE PROJECTS WILL INCLUDE A NEW ROOF FOR BARREN RIVER STATE RESORT PARK AND CAMPGROUND IMPROVEMENTS……

ALL 17-RESORT PARKS WILL ALSO RECEIVE HOSPITALITY UPGRADES THAT INCLUDE ITEMS SUCH AS FURNITURE……FLOORING……PAINT…..AND
FIXTURES……



MEDICAL MARIJUANA
02/13/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN TOLD A COMMUNITY FORUM IN STANFORD LAST NIGHT THAT HE WOULD BE HAPPY TO SIGN A BILL TO MAKE  MEDICAL
MARIJUANA LEGAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

HOWEVER…..BEVIN WENT ON TO SAY HIS SUPPORT FOR A BILL LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA WOULD DEPEND ON HOW IT IS WRITTERN…..
ADDING HE WOULD BE OPPOSED TO A BILL WRITTEN SOLELY TO RAISE MONT FOR THE GENERAL FUND…..



WATER DISTRICT OFFICE
02/13/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY DUE TO AN  IN-SERVICE TRAINING…..

THE OFFICE WILL RE-OPNE FOR BUSINESS UPON COMPLETON OF THE TRAINING……



SPORTS
02/13/19


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL LAST NIGHT……AND PICKED UP TWO BIG WINS…..AS THE LADY
PATRIOTS DOWNED THE LADY DRAGONS 54 TO 36……

AND THE PATRIOTS DOWNED THE DRAGONS 59 TO 56…….


THE 15TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT GETS UNDERWAY MONDAY NIGHT AT MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..

MONDAY…..THE PATRIOTS PLAY MONROE COUUNTY…..
AND THEN TUESDAY…..THE LADY PATROTS WILL TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY…..

THE BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE THURSDAY OF NEXT WEEK….
AND THE GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED NEXT FRIDAY…..







MURDER SEARCH
02/12/19

A STABBING SUNDAY NIGHT IN BOWLING GREEN HAS NOW TURNED INTO THE SEARCH FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WANTED ON A MURDER CHARGE….

ACCORDING TO BOWLING GREEN POLICE…..JOSHUA CROUCH STABBED TRACY RIGGSBEE SUNDAY NIGHT…..APPARENTLY CROUCH AND RIGGSBEE
HAD BEEN ARGUING ALL DAY……
RIGGSBEE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT….WHERE SHE DIED….AND CROUCH FLED THE SCENE….
A MURDER WARRANT  HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CROUCH  AND ADDITIONAL CHARGES COULD BE ADDED……
ANYONE WITH INFORMATON ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF JOSHUA CROUCH IS ASKED TO CONTACT BOWLING GREEN POLICE  AT THREE-NINE-THREE-
FOUR THOUSAND OR NINE-ONE-ONE…….
CRIME STOPPERS IS ALSO OFFERING A CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF CROUCH…….CALLL SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE
CLUE……



ARREST
02/12/19

A WARREN COUNTY MAN IS FACING SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES FOLLOWING HIS INDICTMENT BY THE WARREN COUNTY GRAND JUTY……
69 YEAR OLD JAMES DIXON OF RICHARDSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF SODOMY-VICTIM UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE…..AND THREE COUNTS
OF SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE….

THE CASE HAD BEEN UNDER INVESTIGATION SINCE TWENTY-16….AND INVOLVED THREE JUVENILES…….



SPORTS
02/12/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50……WLCK….AND 99-POINT-THREE….WLVE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..



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


AFTER BEING NAMED THE FOURTH REGION PLAYER OF THE YEAR…..LADY PATRIOT SENIOR   SARAH SUTTON  IS  NOW A FINALIST  FOR   KENTUCKY’S  
“MISS BASKETBALL”….

SHE ENTERS THE FINAL WEEK OF THE REGULAR SEASON AVERAGING 22-POINT-FIVE POINTS AND  10-POINT-NINE REBOUNDS PER GAME…..WHICH
HAVE HELPED  AC/S POST AN  18 AND SIX RECORD….

BALLOTS HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO COACHES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED MARCH FIFTH IN
LEXINGTON…..







STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
02/08/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN DELIVERED HIS FOURTH…..STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH ADDRESS LAST NIGHT….TO A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY….

THE GOVERNOR SPENT A GREAT DEAL OF THE TIME REFLECTING ON SOME  OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS…..INCLUDING 18-BILLION DOLLARS IN NEW
CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND SOME   50-THOUSAND JOBS THAT HAVE BEEN CREATED…..HE BREIFLY COVERED THE TOPIC OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S
PENSION CRISIS…..WHICH BELIEVED WOULD BE A FOCAL POINT OF THE ADDRESS…..

LAST WEEK…..BEVIN ANNOUNCED HE WILL SEEK RE-ELECTON…..BUT WITH A NEW RUNNING MATE……SENATOR RALPH ALVARADO IS REPLACING
LIEUTENNT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON ON THE TICKET……..



CAPITAL RESTRICTIONS
02/08/19

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR SAYS A NEW  REGULATION  RESTRICTING PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE STATE CAPITAL IS INVALID…..
IN THE OPINION RELEASED YESTERDAY…..BESHEAR SAYS  NO  “IMMINENT THREAT”  TO PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY WAS SHOWN TO JUSTIFY THE
REGULATON….

A SPOKESPERSON FOR GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN RESPONDED SAYING THE REGULATION WAS DEVELOPED WITH GUIDANCE FROM LAW
ENFORCEMENT AND SECURITY OFFICIALS….

THE  “A-G’s”    OPINION IS ADVISORY….AND DOES NOT CARRY THE FORCE OF LAW……




SPORTS
02/08/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT TO METCALFE COUNTY AND PICKED UP TWO WINS…..AS THE PATRIOTS GOT
PAST THE HORNEST 57 TO 56….

THEN THE LADY PATROTS DOWNED THE LAY HORNETS 77 TO 62…..KYLE


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS GO TO OWENSBORO FOR THE PRELIMINARY ROUND  OF THE  “REGION-TWO”   SWIM
CHAMPIONSHIPS……

HALL OF FAMER…..FRANK ROBINSON…..THE FIRST BLACK MANAGER IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLL  AND THE ONLY PLAYER TO WIN THE   “M-V-P”  IN
BOTH LEAGUES HAS DIED…..
HE WAS 83……







PHONE SCAM
02/07/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING  A PHONE SCAM…..
AN ELDERLY BOWLING GREEN RESIDENT TOLD OFFICERS SHE RECEIVE A CALL FROM  AN  “OFFICER”  WHO SAID THERE WAS A WARRANT FOR HER
ARREST….BUT IF SHE WOULD SEND CASH  THE WARRANT WOULD BE RECALLED…..
THE CALLER ADVISED HER  TO GET  THREE….500-DOLLAR GIFT CARDS….THE IMPOSTER STAYED ON THE PHONE WITH THE WOMAN  FOR TWO-
HOURS  AS SHE DROVE TO SCOTTSVILLE TO OBTAIN THE GIFT CARDS…..THE IMPOSTER THEN HAD HER GIVE HIM THE “REDEEMING” BUMBER ON THE
BACK….AND HAD HER MAIL THE GIFT CARDS TO   15-HUNDRED PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE…..

THE WOMAN THEN CALLED SCOTTSVILLE POLICE AND THAT’S WHEN SHE LEARNED SHE HAD BEEN SCAMMED…..OFFICERS  WERE ABLE TO GET THE  
CARDS STOPPED AND SHE WILL BE RECEIVING A REFUND…..
SCOTTSVILLE POLICE WILL NEVER CALL  AND ASK FOR MONEY IF YOU HAVE A WARRANT…..AND IF YOU RECEIVE SUCH A CALL OFFICERS ADVISE YOU
ASK FOR THEIR NAME AND BADGE NUMBER AND ADVISE YOU’RE WILL CALL THEM BACK…..



SHRUM
02/07/19
06:05AM

91 YEAR OLD ROBBIE MAE HARTMAN SHRUM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY SIX SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;  BRO. BILL AND HILDA SHRUM, DONNIE SHRUM, BRO. MICHAEL AND BRENDA SHRUM, DAVID
AND CRYSTAL SHRUM, EDDIE AND TAMMY FREEMAN AND JIMMY AND KERRI SHRUM…..AND A DAUGHTER; MARTHA BESSINGER  ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND ALICE HARTMAN OF TENNESSEE…..40-GRANDCHILDREN, SEVERAL GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/07/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO METCALFE COUNTY……
AND BE SURE AND MAKE THIS CHANGE TO YOUR SCHEDULE…..THE PATRIOTS WILL BE PLAYING GTHE FIRST GAME TONIGHT…..
TIP OFF FOR THE BOYS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK….AND    99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..


THE PREDATORS  ARE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON DALLAS…..







KY DEBT
02/06/19

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT RELEASED BY AUDITOR MIKE HARMON…..KENTUCKY IS MORE THAN 54-BILLION DOLLARS IN DEBT…..WITH
ESTIMATED  UNFUNDED RETIRMENT BENEFITS OF 43-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS….ACCOUNTING FOR   80-PERCENT OF THE TOTAL…..

THE 43-BILLION DOLLARS IS THE  TOTAL NUMBER OF PENSION AND HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS THE COMMONWEALTH OWES OVER THE NEXT 30-
YEARS…..BUT DOESN’T HAVE THE FUNDS TO PAY…..

HARMON IS CALLING ON THE LEGISLAURE TO ENACT STRONGER OVERSIGHT ON THE KENTUCKY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY…..
WHICH CURRENTLY HAS NO LIMIT ON THE BONDED DEBT IT CAN ISSUE…..

ACCORDING TO HARMON……THE TOTAL DEBT IS MORE THAN 12-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EVERY PERSON IN KENTUCKY……



WORKFORCE
02/06/19

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS LAUNCHED A NEW TOOL IT SAYS WILL GIVE A CLEARER PICTURE OF THE WORKFORCE…

THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET HAS LAUNCHED THE FIRST INTER-ACTIVE WORKFORCE “DASHBOARD” IN
KENTUCKY…..

THE  “DASHBOARD”  DISPLAYS REAL-TIME WORKFORCE INFORMATION INCLUDING….JOB OPENINGS, UNEMPLOYMENT RATES AND WORKFORCE-
RELATED FUNDING BY LOCAL WORKFORCE AREA…..

THE CABINET SAY THE DATA COLLECTED WILL ALLOW KENTUCKY TO CREATE A STRATEGY FOR UGINS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……



ENERBLU WONT BUILD PLANT
02/06/19

THE EASTERN KENTUCKY ECONOMY HAS TAKEN ANOTHER BLOW…..AS A BATTERY MANUFACTURER SAYS IT IS SUSPENDING PLANS TO BUILD A 372-
MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY IN THE REGION AND HIRE 875 WORKERS…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE  C-E-O  OF  “ENERBLU”  : SAID THE COMPANY MADE THE DECISION AFTER A PRIMARY POTENTIAL
INVESTOR WITHDREW SUPPORT FOR THE PROJECT…..CITING A   ”SERIES OF UNEXPECTED GEO-POLITICIAL FACTORS”…..



SPORTS
02/06/19

THE PATRIOTS WERE BACK ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT TO EDMONSON COUNTY…. .AND PICKED UP A BIG OVERTIME WIN 55 TO 52.....

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE AT HOME TOMORROW  NIGHT TO TAKE ON METCALFE COUNTY…….







FLU IN KENTUCKY
02/05/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS  FLU CASES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED IN 98  OF  KENTUCKY’S   120 COUNTIES……

THE DEPARTMENT HAS LABELED THE CURRENT FLU ACTIVITY IN THE COMMONWEALTH  AS…..WIDESPREAD….AS  THE NUMBER OF LABORATORY
CONFIRM FLU CASES HAS REACHED  54-HUNDRED-NINE…..

THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF FLU CASES ARE BEING REPORTED IN THE LOUISVILLE AND BOWLING GREEN AREAS….WITH 29-HUNDRED-96 CASES OF
THE FLU IN JEFFERSON COUNTY…..AND 353 CONFIRMED FLU CASES IN BOWLING GREEN……



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
02/05/19

AFTER TAKING A THREE WEEK BREAK…..LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TODAY FOR THE FINAL  26 DAYS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
SESSION…..
REPUBLICANS   SAY THEY WANT TO WORK ON LEGISLATON  DEALING WITH PENSIONS…...SCHOOL SAFETY…..FOSTER CARE….AND DO A FOLLOW-UP
ON LAST YEAR’S TAX OVERHAUL…..

AS A BIPARTISAN GROUP OF LAWMAKERS CONTINUES TO REVIEW THE PENSION SYSTEM…..WHICH REMAINS THE MOST DIVISIVE AND
CONTROVERSIAL ISSUE TO CONFRONT LAWMAKERS…..HOUSE SPEAKER DAVID OSBORNE WARNED THAT ANYONE THINKING A QUICK AGREEMENT
WILL BE FOUND IS “WRONG”……



HARRIS
02/05/19

56 YEAR OLD MARY ANN PHILLIPS HARRIS OF GLASGOW DIED SUNDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE
SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW  (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW  (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO AUNTS;  ALMA WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PAULINE NORBY OF MINNESOTA….AND HER STEP-MOTHER; ANNIE PHILLIPS
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



WHEAT
02/04/19

95 YEAR OLD SHERMAN  O. WHEAT OF SCOTTSVILLE  DIED  SUNDAY  AT THE MEDICAL    CENTER  AT  BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN BEECH GROVE CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON THURSDAY
AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS  TO BEECH GROVE CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  JIMMY AND DEBBIE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  GLORIA AND LEWIS WHITE ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE….. FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN   ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/05/19

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT…..TO EDMONSON COUNTY….. FOR A BOYS DOUBLEHEADER…..

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK….AND 99-
POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND SEVEN TONIGHT……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY ARIZONA……


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED TO GAMES TO GLASGOW….AS THE LADY PATRIOTS LOST TO THE LADY
SCOTTIES 41 TO 39……

AND THE PATRIOTS LOST THEIR SECOND DISTRICT GAME A  ROW…..AS THE SCOTTIES WON 70 TO 49……







ELECTION TIE
02/04/19

A RECOUNT IN A KENTUCKY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES…..WHERE THE DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER DEFEATED THE INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN  BY  
ONE VOTE…..HAS ENDED IN A TIE FOLLOWING A RECOUNT ON SATURDAY….

DEMOCRAT JIM GLENN WAS CERTIFIED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND WAS SWORN IN JANUARY FIFTH…..BUT REPUBLICAN INCUMBENT  D-
J JOHNSON ASKED THE KENTUCKY HOUSE FOR A RECOUNT WHICH THEY ORDERED….

THE NEXT STEP IS FOR THE DAVIESS COUNTY  CLERK’S OFFICE TO SEND A REPORT TO THE “ELECTON CONTEST BOARD”…..A LEGISLATIVE PANEL OF
SIX REPUBLICANS AND THREE DEMOCRATS…..WHICH MUST DECIDE WHAT TO DO NEXT AND GIVE A REPORT TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES….
STATE LAW INDICATES THE BOARD MUST CHOOSE THE WINNER BY DRAWING LOTS….



KSP GRADUATION
02/04/19

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE ACADEMY PRESENTED DIPLOMAS TO 35 NEW TROOPERS ON FRIDAY…..BRINGING THE AGENCY STRENTH TO 809
TROOPERS….

SEVEN CADETS…..INCLUDING JORDAN MATTHEWS OF GLASGOW  AND KATAN PARKER OF BOWLING  GREEN….EARNED ASSOCIATE  DEGREES IN
GENERAL OCCUPATIONAL AND TECHNICAL STUDIES FRO THE BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE….WHILE AT THE ACADEMY…...

TROOPER JUSTIN FOX FROM SCOTTSVILLE WAS ASSIGNED TO POST ONE IN MAYFIELD…..…
WHILETROOPERS BRENT DAVIS FROM BOWLING GREEN….JORDAN MATTHEWS FROM GLASGOW….AND MATTHEW SPEARS FROM LAWRENCEBURG   
WERE ASSIGNED TO POST THREE IN BOWLING GREEN……



SPORTS
02/04/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM….KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL
12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……  







HEALTH ISSUES POLL
02/01/19

A NEW…..KENTUCKY HEALTH ISSUES POLL…..SHOWS A LARGE NUMBEROF KENTUCKY ADULTS  DON’T  USE  A REGULAR DOCTOR…..HEALTH
CLINC….OR OTHER APPROPRIATE SOURCE OF HEALTH CARE….

THE NEW POLL FINDS  24-PERCENT OF KENTUCKY ADULTS SAY   THEY DON’T HAVE A USUAL PLACE TO GO FOR HEALTH CARE….WHICH IS UP FROM
18-PERCENT IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE….AND THOSE WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE WERE NEARLY TWICE AS LIKELY NOT TO GO FOR REGULAR
HEALTH CARE…..
HOWEVER…..THE REPORT FOUND THAT HASN’T NECESSARILY TRANSLATED INTO MORE VISITS TO EMERGENCY ROOM OR URGENT CARE CLINIC
VISITS…..AS EIGHT-PERCENT OF THOSE SURVEYED SAY THE GO TO THE EMERGNCY OR URGENT CARE CENTER FOR MEDICAL CARE……

AND ONE-IN-FIVE  OF THOSE SURVEYED REPORTED SOMEONE IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD HAS DELAYED OR SKIPPED NEEDED MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE
OF THE COST….. WHICH IS ABOUT THE SAME AS IN TWENTY-14……



FIRING
02/01/19

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION  FIRED LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON’S CHIEF OF STAFF……PROMPTING A LETTER FROM HER….
REAPOINTING HER FORMER EMPLOYEE TO HIS PREVIOUS POSITION…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..STEVE KNIPPER SAID HE WAS NOTIFIED HE WAS BEING TERMINATED WITHOUT CAUSE…..

KNIPPER IS A REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR SECRETARY OF STATES….AND A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE PERSONNEL CABINET SAID ALL SENIOR
GOVERNOR-APPOINTED EMPLOYEES…..WHO PLANNED TO RUN FOR A PARTISAN OFFICE IN THE TWENTY-19 ELECTION…..WOULD  BE EXPECTED TO
RESIGN…..



AUSBROOKS
02/01/19

60 YEAR OLD DAVID ALAN AUSBROOKS OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. OLIVE CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..  

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND LINDA OF ADOLPHUS…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLIE AND HANNAH
OF HOLLAND AND LARRY AND LINDA OF OAKLAND…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; JANE AND HERB SMITH AND PATTY AND JIMMY
LANDERS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



SPORTS
02/01/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO CELEBRAGTE HOMECOMING AS MONROE COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM…..


TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO ACTION AS THEY’RE IN FLORDIA TO TAKE ON THE PANTHERS…..







BUSINESS FUNDING
01/31/19

ELIGIBLE KENUCKY SMALL BUSINESSES  CAN NEW RECEIVE EVEN MORE FUNDING TO HELP THEM BEGIN EXPORTING……OR EXPAND THEIR EXPORT
MARKET……THROUGH THE “STATE TRADE EXPANSION PROGRAM”……

EACH COMPANY SELECTED MAY NOW RECEIVE  UP TO 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GRANT FUNDING…..WHICH IS TWICE THE AMOUNT AVAILABLE THE
PAST SEVERAL YEARS…..BUSINESSES PREVIOUSLY AWARDED  A FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT IN THE FISCAL YEARS TWENTY-18 CYCLE……NOW
HAVE AN ADDITIONAL FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO USE BY   SEPTEMBER   29TH……

THE…..STEP GRANTS…..PROVIDE BUSINESSES REIMBURSEMENT FOR A VARITY OF TRADE-RELATED COSTS……



ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS
0131/19

STUDENTS PURSUING CIVIL ENGINEERING  AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY DEGREES CAN APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS BEING OFFERED BY THE
KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET….

SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE BACHELOR’S PROGRAM RANGE FROM  62-HUNDRED TO       66-HUNDRED DOLLARS PER SEMESTER…..AND FOR THE
ASSOCIATE’S PROGRAM IN CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY THE SCHOLARSIP IS THREE-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER SEMESTER…..SCHOLARSHP
RECIPIENTS WILL ALSO HAVE A CHANCE TO WORK DURING THE SUMMER AND ARE GUARANTEED EMPLOYMENT AFTER GRADUATION…..

UP TO 30 SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED…..HOWEVER….THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS TOMORROW…..



DAVIS SUIT
01/31/19

ATTORNEYS FOR GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAY  FORMER ROWAN COUNT CLERK KIM DAVIS……WHO STOPPED ISSUING MARRIGAE LICENES BECAUSE
OF HER OPPOSITION TO GAY MARRIAGE…..BROKE THE LAW AND THE COMMONWEALTH SHOULDN’T HAVE TO PAY LEGAL FEES FOR PEOPLE  WHO
SUED HER….

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT  IS TO HEAR ARGUMENTS TODAY ABOUT WHO SHOUILD PAY THE ATTORNEYS   FOR SEVERAL GAY AND STRAIGHT
COUPLES WHO SUED DAVIS IN TWENTY-15…..
BEVIN AND DAVIS HAVE  ASKED THE COURT  NOT TO AWARD LEGAL FEES……BUT IF THEY DO….THEY DISAGREE ON WHO SHOULD PAY….
DAVIS’ ATTORNEYS ARGUE SHE ACTED ON BEHALF  OF THE COMMONWEALTH….. WHILE BEVIN’S  ATTORNEY SAYS THE GOVERNOR STILL SUPPORTS
HER ACTIONS….. BUT BELIEVES KENTUCKY TAX PAYERS SHOULDN’T HAVE TO PAY THE BILL…..



PAUL AWARDS DAMAGES
01/31/19

A WARREN CIRCUIT COURT JURY HAS AWARDED SENATOR  RAND PAUL MORE THAN 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS  IN DAMAGES  IN HIS LAWUSIT AGAINST
HIS NEIGHBOR…. WHO TACKLED HIM WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK  AND BROKE SEVERAL OF HIS RIBS…..

PAUL WAS AWARDED  375-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN PUNITIVE GAMAGES…..200-THOUSAND FOR PAIN AND SUFFERING…..AND 78-HUNDRED-34
DOLLARS FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES……

RENEE BOUCHER’S ATTORNEY SAYS THE WILL APPEAL……



HARWOOD
01/30/19

88 YEAR OLD  LIEUTENENT COLONEL  CLYDE C. HARWOOD-JUNIOR OF HOLLAND DIED TUESDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT MT. ZION MISSIONARY BAPTST  WITH  BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMEERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON  
TOMORROW (FRI)  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER 11 SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH….. MEMORIIALS ARE
SUGGESTED TO THE  MT. ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY FUND……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SUE NELL HARWOOD….AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; TREY AND BRANDY  ALL OF HOLLAND…..FIVE  DAUGHTERS
AND SONS-ON-LAW; LAURA HARWOOD, KAREN TAYLOR, MARY BESS AND J-R SCOTT AND  REBEKAH AND JIMMY NEAL GARDNER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE  
AND ANNELL  AND  DAVID BECKER OF BOWLING GREEN….A BROTHER; JAMES CECIL HARWOOD OF BOWLING GREEN…..



SPORTS
01/31/19

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE DEFEATED WAKE FOREST 82 TO 54…….







PRIMARY BALLOT SET
01/30/19

STATEWIDE ELECTIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH WERE FINALIZED YESTERDAY…..AS THE FILING DEADLINE FOR THE MAY PRIMARY CAME TO A
CLOSE….

SEVEN STATEWIDE OFFICES WILL BE ON THE MAY PRIMARY…AS 31 INDIVIDUALS HAVE FILED FOR THOSE OFFICES….INCLUDING  14 REPUBLICANS  
AND 17- DEMOCRATS…..

THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR  WILL GET THE MOST ATTENTION WITH GOVERNOR MATT SEEKING A SECOND TERM…..HE WILL BE CHALLENGED BY
THREE OTHER REPUBLICANS…..WHILE FOUR DEMOCRATS HAVE FILED TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR…..

ALL CURENT REPUBLICAN INCUMBENTS FILED FOR RE-ELECTION…..
WHILE DEMOCRATIC  SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES CAN’T SEEK RE-ELECTON BECAUSE OF TERM LIMITS…..AND ATTORNEY
GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR…..



PAUL TRIAL
01/30/19

IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..

SENATOR RAND PAUL’S  NEIGHBOR…..RENEE BOUCHER…..TESTIFIED HE WASN’T THINKING RATIONALLY  WHEN HE TACKLED THE SENATOR WHILE
HE WAS DOING YARD WORK…..

BOUCHER….WHO PLEAD GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS… AND SPENT 30-DAYS IN JAIL…..SAID HE ATTACKED THE SENATOR
BECAUSE HE WAS CREATING A PILE OF YARD DEBRIS NEAR THEIR PROPERTY LINE…..

IN THE CIVIL SUIT….PAUL IS SEEKING UP TO 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN COMPENSATORY DAMAGES…..AND UP TO ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN
PUNITIVE DAMAGES…..



SPORTS
01/30/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON LAST NIGHT AND PICKED UP TWO WINS….AS THE LADY PATRIOTS
DOWNED THE LADY CATS 42 TO 30…..

AND THE PATROTS DOWNED THE WILDCATS 48 TO 44……







LOBBYING SPENDING
01/29/19

TOBACCO GIANT  ALTRIA…..THE PARENT COMPANY OF PHILLIP MORRIS  U-S-A  AND U-S SMOKELESS….SPENT MORE THAN ANY OF THE 720
CORPORATIONS AND ASSOICATIONS LOBBYING THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY…….

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION……ALTRIA SPENT JUST OVER  552-THOUSAND DOLLARS TRYING TO INFLUENCE
KENTUCKY LAWMARKERS WHICH IS MORE THAT THE SECON LARGEREST LOBBYING SPENDED….THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE…..AND
THIRD LARGEST….THE KENTUCKY HOSPITLA ASSOCIATION COMBINED…..

ALTRIA’S SPENDING IS ONE REASON THE COMMONWEALTH SAW A RECORD 22-MILLION DOLARS BEIING SPENT IN TWENTY-18 TRYING TO  INFLUENCE
THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..

GROUPS THE PAY LOBBYISTS MUST REGISTER WITH THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION AND REPORT ALL LOBBYING EXPENSES……



PAUL TRIAL
01/29/19

IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY……SENATOR RAND PAUL TESTIFIED HE FEARED FOR HIS LIFE…..AFTER BEIGN HIT BY A BLINDESIDE TACKLE
FROM A NEIGHBOR…..WHICH BROKE SEVERAL OF HIS RIBS WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK….

PAUL IS SUING RENEE BOUCHER FOR MEDICAL BILLS AND PAIN AND SUFFERING…. AND HE IS ALSO SEEKING PUNITIVE DAMAGES…..

BOUCHER SPENT 30 DAYS IN JAIL AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS…..



EDELEN FILES
01/29/19

PROMISING AN  ISSUES-BASE CAMPAIGN…..THAT WILL NOT ACCEPT MONEY FROM SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS…..DEMOCRAT ADAM EDELEN FILED TO
RUN FOR GOVERNOR YESTERDAY….

EDELEN WAS ELECTED KENTUCKY’S AUDITOR IN TWENTY-11…..AND WAS PREPARING TO CHALLENGE SENATOR RAND PAUL IN THE   TWENTY-16
ELECTION CYCLE….WHEN HE LOST HIS REELECN BID TO MIKE HARMON IN TWENTY-15…….



SPORTS
01/29/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD AS THEY TRAVLE TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……BUT YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHER GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK……AND    99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….



THE DRAW FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS HAS BEEN HELD…..

FOR THE BOYS…..
ON THURSDAY….MARCH SEVENTH THE FOURTH REGION  CHAMPIONS  WILL TAKE ON THE FIRST REGION CHAMPIONSHIPS…..…..

AND THE GIRLS FOURTH REGON CHAMPIONS   WILL PLAY THE 15TH REGION CHAMPSION ON THURSDAY….MARCH 14TH…….







PAUL TRIAL
01/28/19

SENATOR RAND PAUL AND HIS NEIGHBOR WHO WAS CONVICTED OF ASSAULTING HIME OUTSIDE HIS HOME…..ARE EXPECTED TO COME FACE-TO-
FACE THIS WEEK IN COURT…..

PAUL  IS SEEKING 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN COMPENSATORY DAMAGES AND UP TO ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN PUNITIVE DAMAGES  FROM RENE
BOUCHER….IN A CIVIL TRIAL THAT BEGINS TODAY IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT…..

SPECIAL JUDGE TYLER GILL HAS ALREADY RULED THAT BOUCHER IS LIABLE AFTER PLEADING GUILTY…..IN FEDERAL COURT…..TO ASSAULTING A
MEMBER OF CONGRESS AND SERVING 30-DAYS IN JAIL…..



BARREN COUNTY JAIL SHOOTING
01/28/19

STATE POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE BARREN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER SATURDAY TO INVESTIGATE A SHOOTING INSIDE THE FACILITY…..

26 YEAR OLD MATTHEW STAPLETON OF COLUMBIA  HAD BEEN ARRESTED BY TROOPER RICKY CROSS IN METCALFE COUNTY AND BROUGHT TO THE
FACILITY….A PHYSICAL ALTERCATION ENSUED BETWEEN THE TW O WHEN STAPLETON WAS EXITING CROSS’S  CRUISER….
STAPLETON  THEN RETRIEVED A HANDGUN FROM HIS WAISTBAND…..WHICH DISCHARGED ….STRIKING STAPLETON…..WHO WAS TAKEN TO T-J
SAMSON HOSPITAL  AND THEN FLOWN TO  THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL…..

TROOPER CROSS HAS BEEN PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE…..



SPORTS
01/28/19

THE LADY PATRIOT  FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD…..

AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY GREENWOOD…..


THE YEAR’S KENTUCKY DERBY WILL SEE THE PURSE RAISED TO THREE-MILLION DOLLARS…..AN INCREASE OF ONE-MILLION….AND THE FIRST
BOOST IN 14-YEARS…..

THE DERBY PURSE HAS BEEN TWO-MILLION  SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE…..AND ONE MILLION FROM 1996 THRU TWO-THOUSAND FOUR…..

AND THE PURSE FOR THE KENTUCKY OAK IS ALSO BEING RAISED BY  250-THOUSAND DOLLARS…….TO  ONE-POINT-25 MILLION……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
01/25/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE SLIGHTLY FROM THREE-POINT-
TWO  PERCENT IN NOVEMBER……TO THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT IN DECEMBER…..AND THE TWENTY-18   DECEMBER JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO
ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT RECORDED IN DECEMBER  TWENTY-17…….

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT……UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT   IN LOGAN AND
WARREN COUNTIES….. TO FOUR-POINT FIVE PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

IN THE COMMONWELTH……JOBLESS  RATES FELL IN 69 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 38….. AND REMAINED THE SAME IN 13……
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  RANGED   FROM TWO-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN WOODFORD COUNTY…..TO 11-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN MAGOFFIN
COUNTY……



ATKINS FILES
01/25/19

LONGTIME DEMOCRATIC HOUSE LEADER ROCKY ADKINS  AND HIS RUNING MATE….. STEPHANIE HORNE……OFFICIALLY FILED THEIR PAPERS
YESTERDAY TO ENTER THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR….

WITH THE FILING DEADLINE COMING UP TUESDAY…..ADKINS MAKES THE THIRD DEMOCRAT TO FILE…AS  HE JOINS  ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY
BESHEAR WHO FILED LAST WEEK AND FREGUENT CANDIDATE GEOFF YOUNG…..FORMER STATE AUDITOR ADAM EDELEN ANNOUCED  HIS
CANDIDACY  EARLIER THIS MONTH…..BUT HAS YET TO FILE….

IN THE REPUBLICAN RACE…..STATE REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT  GOFORTH HAS FILED…..WILLIAM WOODS IS ALSO RUNNING…..
BUT CONTINUALLY SAYING HE IS RUNING FOR RE-ELECTION…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS YET TO FILE……



SPORTS
01/25/19

DON’T FORGET THAT TONIGHTS  PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL GAME WITH CLINTON  COUNTY HAVE BEEN CANCELED……

AND  HOMECOMING HAS BEEN MOVED TO   NEXT FRIDAY….FEBRUARY FIRST……


AT THE GIRLS  ALL “A” STATE TOURNAMENT…..
METCALFE COUNTY TANGLES WITH COVINGTON HOLY CROSS……


AT THE BOYS  ALL “A” STATE TORNAMENT……
SHELBY VALLEY DEFEATED CLINTON COUNTY 66 TO 63 IN OVERTIME……







HOLLAND
01/24/19

90 YEAR OLD LONNIE RAY HOLLAND OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN NEAL CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS  AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND AFTER NINE SATURDAY  MORNING AT THE CHURCH…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; JANET JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



WORK PLACE SAFETY
01/24/19

THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET HAS RECEIVED  REPORTS  FROM THE…..U-S BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS……THAT SHOW  CONTINUED
IMPROVEMENT IN WORKPLACE SAFETY IN THE COMMONWEALTH……INCLUDNG THE LOWEST RATE OF NONFATAL INCIDENTS  RECORDED  IN MORE
THAN TWO DECADES……

THE RATE OF RECORDABLE…..NONFATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES FOR ALL INDUSTRIES  DROPPED  TO THREE-POINT-THREE
CASES  PER 100  FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES  IN TWENTY-17……WHICH WAS A DECREASE  FROM THREE-POINT-FOUR  IN TWENTY-16…..AND THE RATE OF
THREE-PONT-SEVEN  IN TWENTY-15…….

70 WORK-RELATED FATALITIES ALSO OCCURRED IN KENTUCKY TWENTY-17…..WHICH WAS  DOWN  FROM THE  92-WORKED RELATED FATALITIES
REPORTED  IN TWENTY-16



METCALFE SCHOOLS RECEIVE PRIZE
01/24/19

“POWERAID”   HAS AWARDED  METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRAND PRIZE…….AFTER STUDENTS SUBMITTED A VIDIEO
DESCRIBING WHY THE SCHOOL DESERVED TO WIN THE ..…POWER YOUR SCHOOL…..TOP PRIZE….

THE VIDEO……WHICH WAS ONE OF 50 GRAND PRIZE WINNERS…...DESCRIBED HOW SPORTS AT METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IS ABOUT MORE
THAN JUST TIME SPENT ON THE FIELD AND COURT……



FREE ADMISSION
01/24/19

AS THE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN CONTINUES…..THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM IS OFFERING FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL FEDERAL
EMPLOYEES AND UP TO THREE ACCOMPANYING….IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS……

GUESTS CAN PRESENT THEIR I-D OR BADGE AT THE ADMISSIONS COUNT TO OBTAINE ARMBANDS FOR THE MUSEUM……



WILLOUGHBY
01/24/19

87 YEAR OLD BOBBIE GENE WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL  
BE TOMORROW AFTERNOON (FRI) AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
THIS AFTERNOON  (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED  BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BILLY AND BARRY AND CONNIE…..AND  DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JAN AND MARK
RUSSELL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/24/19

THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS PLAY AT HART COUNTY….







LAWSUIT DELAY
01/22/19

A  FEDERAL JUDGE IS DELAYNG A LAWSUIT SEEKING TO OVERTURN GOVERNOR MATT  BEVIN’S MEDICAID CHANGES…..

JUDGE JAMES BOASBERG  GRANTED THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE A ONE ADDITIONAL WEEK TO RESPOND TO THE SUIT BECAUSE OF THE
GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN…..

BOASBERG SAID HE WOULD DELAY THE CASE…..BUT ONLY IF KENTUCKY AGREED TO PUSH BACK THE DATE FOR IMPLEMENTATON OF THE
CHANGES….WHICH IS APRIL FIRST…..
THE COMMONWEALTH  DIDN’T AGREE TO DELAY THE CASE…..BUT DID AGREE TO A 10-DAY EXTENTION…….



MISSING JUVENILE
01/22/19

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING  FOR THE PUBLICS ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING A MISSING METCALFE COUNTY TEEN…..

15  YEAR OLD AMBER SHIRLEY  OF EDMONTON  WAS LAST SEEN ON JANUARY 18TH…. AROUND 11 THAT NIGHT…WEARING PAJAMA PANTS AND A T-
SHIRT……
SHIRLEY IS A WHITE FEMALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND EYES…..SHE’S FIVE-FEET TWO-INCHES TALL  AND WEIGHS  195-POUNDS…..

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF AMBER SHIRLEY IS ASKED TO CONTACT STATE POLICE AT   800-TWO-TWO-TWO-55-55…….



GRIMES  NOT RUNNING
01/22/19

KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES  SAID YESTERDAY THAT SHE HAS DECIDED  NOT TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR….

GRIMES SAID SHE HAD BEEN CONSIDERING THE IDEA FOR MONTHS…...BUT HAS DECIDED TO FOCUS ON WHAT SHE CALLED HER DREAM JOB…..
BEING A MOTHER AND WIFE…..

HOWEVER….SHE DIDN’T RULE OUT RETURNING TO PUBLIC SERVICES  IN THE FUTURE……





SCHOOL BOARD
01/22/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE YEAR LAST NIGHT….BRIAN CELSOR WHO WAS REELECTED IN
NOVEMBER WAS SWORN IN  AND THE BOARD REELECTED JUSTIN MARSH CHAIRMAN AND AL BARMAN VICE-CHAIRMAN…..
FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR ROBIN HERRINGTON  TOLD THE BOARD THAT LAST YEAR THERE  SERVED  275-THOUSAND-11 BREAKFASTS AND 409-
THOUSAND-166 LUNCHES…..AND DURING THE SUNMMER FEEDING PROGRAM  THEY SERVED  25-HUNDRED BREAKFASTS   AND 58-HUNDRED  
LUNCHES….
THE BOARD BEGAN WORK ON THE  BUDGET FOR THE TWENTY-19-TWENTY-20 SCHOOL YEAR…..

AND FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO THE  TWENTY-19-TWENTY-20 CALENDAR WHICH HAS THE FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS AT AUGUST SEVENTH……



MCGUIRE
01/22/19

81 YEAR OLD EWELL WAYNE MCGUIRE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT CAR TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY
HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN0-LAW; BRO. STEPHEN AND NANCY…. AND  A DAUGHTR; LAURA MCGURIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A
BROTHER; LUTHER OF INDIANA……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/22/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD TONIGHT…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK…..AND   99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……






VISITORS GUIDE
01/21/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM HAS RELEASED  ITS  NEW VISITOR’S GUIDE THAT FEATURES STORIES BY KENTUCKIANS TELLING OF
THEIR OWN EXPERIENCES…

THE  TWENTY-19 OFFICIAL KENTUCKY VISITOR’S GUIDE FOCUSES ON SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOURISM INDUSTRY…...
AS-WELL-AS REGIONAL FEATURES………..

THE GUIDE…..WHICH FEATURES KENTUKCY’S NINE TOURISM REGONS WITH INFORMATION ON ATTRACTIONS….LODGING….AND CITIES IN EACH…..
IS AVAILABLE  AT THE  COMMONWEALTH’S  STAFFED WELCOME CENTERS….THE KENTUCKY ARTISAN CENTER IN BEREA…..AND IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON-
LINE



PAUL’S VIEWS
01/21/19

ATTORNEYS FOR SENATOR  RAND PAUL HAVE FILED A MOTION ASKING THAT THE SENATOR’S POLITICAL VIEWS BE OFF LIMITS  IN THE UPCOMING CIVIL
TRIAL AGAINST HIS NEIGHBOR…..

PAUL’S ATTORNEYS  SAY HIS POLITICAL VIEWS  COULD…ALIENATE  POTENTIAL JURORS WHO DON’T HAVE THE SAME VIEWS……AND THEY ARE ALSO  
ASKING THAT ANY REFERENCE TO THE CONDITION OF HIS YARD BE EXCLUSED….

THE CIVIL TRAIL STEMS FROM A TWENTY-17 ATTACK……WHEN PAUL WAS TACKLED BY   RENE BOUCHER   WHILE DOING YARD WORK……



DAVIS
01/21/19

67 YEAR OLD DANNY JOE DAVIS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (TUES)
AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…… IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATONS TO GIDEON’S
INTERNATIONAL……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; GAYLE DAVIS…..A SON; DANIEL…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BRO. CURTIS AND NANCY…..THREE AUNTS; WANDA
KEEN, MYRA CHANDLER AND CAROLY KEEN….AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; SHALIA DAVIS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A NEPHEW AND THREE NIECES ALSO
SURVIVE….



SPORTS
01/21/19

THE FOURTH REGION  ATHLETIC DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION HAS SELECTED ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL  “A-D”……KERRY HARWOOD
AS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR…..

HARWOOD….WHO WAS HIRED IN THE FALL OF 1988 AS A PARA-PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL COACH……WAS   PATRIOT BASEBALL COACH FROM 1996
THRU TWENTY-12…. AND HE ASSUMED THE  “A-D”  DUTIES IN TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN…..







FISHER
01/20/19

71 YEAR OLD FOLLIS FISHER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT MED CENTER HEALTH IN BOWLING GREEN… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH CREMATION TO FOLLOW AND A BURIAL AT A LATER DATE IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….  VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT 3 AT THE FUNERAL HOME… MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESRED TO
THE VETERANS SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE OFFICE OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…

HE IS SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER IN LAW… DANIEL AND SUSANNA FISHER OF SCOTTSVILLE… 2 DAUGHTERS AND A SON IN LAW… VERA AND
RYAN GOSSE OF ARIZONA… AND ANNA DRUMMOND OF SCOTTSVILLE…6 GRANDCHILDREN AND 2 NIECES ALSO SURVIVE…


GRAVES
01/20/19

84 YEAR OLD CARL WAYNE GRAVES FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN BOWLING GREEN…
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TUESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT BROADWAY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN BOWLING GREEN WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT
HILL CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT 3 AT THE CHURCH… IN LIEU OF FLOWERS… EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY
MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO BROADWAY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH MEMORIAL FUND OR BOWLING GREEN LIONS CLUB…

HE IS SURVIVED BY 2 SONS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW… GARY WAYNE AND JENNIFER GRAVES OF LEXINGTON… CARL DAVID AND ALICIA GRAVES OF
BOWLING GREEN… A BROTHER… JAMES GRAVES OF ADOLPHUS… A SISTER AND BROTHER IN LAW… IMOGENE AND BOB LOGSDON OF BOWLING
GREEN… 2 GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…


BERRY
01/20/19

94 YEAR OLD MARY WALLACE BERRY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HER RESIDENCE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (MON) MORNING
AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT HOME CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS THIS (SUN) AFTERNOON AT 2 AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…

SHE IS SURVIVED BY A SISTER AND BROTHER IN LAW… BEATRICE AND LUCIAN HAWES OF SCOTTSVILLE… 1 BROTHER… DREWIE CUNNINGHAM OF
TURNERS STATION… AND SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE..


LANE CLOSURE
01/18/19

IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN DOWNTOWN BOWLING GREEN  THE NEXT FEW WEEKS……KEEP IN MIND THAT THE RIGHT LANE OF KENTUCKY TWO-34-
EAST….. SEVENTH AVENUE….WILL BE CLOSED BEGINNING TODAY AND IT IS EXPECTED TO REOPEN FEBRUARY 18TH….WHILE THE LEFT LANE WILL
REMAIN  OPEN…..
THE CLSURE IS BEING DONE WHILE CONSTRUCTION  WORK TAKES PLACE ON BOWLING   GREEN BALL PARK……



MARTIN LUTHER KING CLOSINGS
01/18/19

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY MONDAY……
THE COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE AND THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND MONDAY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES AND THE CIRCUIT CLERKS OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY……
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
TRANSFER STATON, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND MONDAYS TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP TUESDAY……
NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY MONDAY…..

AND THE CORE WILL BE OPE MODNEY FIVE-30 TO NINE……



SPORTS
01/18/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS  RETURN TO ACTION AS BARREN COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL  12-50….. WLCK…….AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….


AT THE TWO “A” STATE TOURNAMENT….

THE GLASGOW  GIRLS TAKE ON THE ROWAN COUNTY GIRLS….
AND THE GLASGOW  BOYS TANGLE WITH  MORGAN COUNTY……


AT THE FOURTH REGION….ALL “A”….TOURNAMENT…..
THE TODD COUNTY BOYS PLAY CLINTON COUNTY…..
AND THE METCALFE COUNTY GIRLS TAKE ON THE TODD COUNTY GIRLS…..







MEDICAID SUIT
01/16/19

MORE THAN A DOZEN KENTUCKIANS  ENROLLED IN MEDICAID…..HAVE RE-FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT….CHALLENGING  
ITS RE-APPROVAL OF WORK REQUIREMENTS AND CO-PAYS TO  KENTUCKY’S MEDICAID PROGRAM…..

IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR…..THE U-S DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA RULED THAT THE COMMONWEALTH’S….KENTUCKY HEALTH
INITIATIVE WHICH ADDS WORK REQUIREMENTD TO  KENTUCKY’S MEDICAID  PROGRAM WAS  “ARBITRARY AND CAPRICIOUS”…..

THEN IN NOVEMBER….THE  “U-S”  CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES RE-APPROVED  KENTUCKY’S MEDICAID WAIVER PROPOSAL
WITH MINOR CHANGES….. PROMPTING THE AMENDED LAWSUIT THAT WAS FILED MONDAY……



LOTTERY SETS RECORD
01/16/19

KENUCKY LOTTERY SALES HAVE CLOSED OUT THE FIRST HALF OF THE FISCAL YEAR WITH RECORD SETTING SALES….

AS  JULY THRU  DECEMBER  SALES TOTALED JUST OVER 544-MILLIONN DOLLARS….. WHICH IS SEVEN-POINT-TWO PERCENT  OR 37-MILLION
DOLLARS MORE THAN THIS TIME LAST YEAR…...WHICH WAS THE PREVIOUS RECORD-HOLDER FOR THE SIX MONTH SALES PERIOD…..

SINCE 1989……THE KENTUCKY LOTTERY HAS EARNED OVER FIVE-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH…..WHICH PAYS
DIVIDENDS FOR  COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS…..GRANTS…..AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS……



BESHEAR FILES TO RUN
01/16/19

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR……AND HIS RUNNING MATE JACQUELINE COLEMAN….. HAVE OFFICIALLY FILED TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR AND
LIEUTENTENT  GOVERNOR….

BESHEAR IS THE SECOND DEMOCRAT  TO FILE FOR THE RACE…..JOINING FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE GEOFF YOUNG……TWO OTHER DEMOCRATS…..
STATE HOUSE MINORITY LEADER ROCKY ADKINS AND FORMER AUDITOR   ADAM EDELEN HAVE ALSO SAID THEY ARE RUNNING…..


TWO REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES   HAVE FILED TO RUN AGAINST GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WHO HAS YET TO FILE…..
AND FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN  JAMES COMER HAS EXPRESSED AN INTEREST IN RUNNING……



SMITH
01/15/19

65 YEAR OLD PHILLIP JOHN SMITH-SENIOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME   AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR
FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PATRICIA SMITH…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  KIMBERLY AND THOMAS VERON…..AND A SON; JOHN ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS; DENNIS, JEFF AND BILL ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND THREE SISTERS; JANET  CARPENTER, ALICE GREEN AND
KATHY SCOTT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



MAJOR
01/15/19

81 YEAR OLD WANDA GENE WITCHER MAJOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MAYSVILLE CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE FRIDAY MORNING AT
THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS;  JAMES, RANDY, GREGORY AND BRADLEY…..AND A BROTHERL RON WITCHER OF INDIANA……



SPORTS
01/16/19

THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION…..ALL “A” TOURNAMENT CONTINUES….
AS TODD COUNTY CENTRAL TAKES ON RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND METCLAFE COUNTY TANGLES WITH MONROE COUNTY……


THE BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS HAVE ANNOUNCED THEIR INAUGURAL….CHARITY DINNER AND AUCTION…..TO BE HELD  FEBRUARY 21ST  AT THE
NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM……
THE FEATURED SPEAKER FOR THE EVENING WILL BE CINCINNATI  REDS  HALL OF FAMER AND FORMER NATIONAL LEAGUE   M-V-P  GEORGE
FOSTER….

THE PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT WILL BENEFIT  THREE AREA GROUPS…..THE CENTER FOR COURAGEOUS KIDS…..PLAY FOR MASON…..AND BOYS
TO MEN…..


THE PREDATORS SKATED PAST THE CAPITALS SEVEN TO TWO….







CITY COUNCIL
01/15/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE NEW YEAR LAST NIGHT…..AND DELT WITH A NUMBER OF ISSUES CONCERNING  
THE NEW GAS LINE ON VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY…..A SEVEN YEAR FINANCING AGREEMENT WAS APPROVEF WITH CENTER-POINT ENERGY
SERVICES…. AND A 10-YEAR AGREEMENT WAS APPROVED FOR CENTER-POINT ENERGY TO CONTINUE AS GAS SUPPLIER…..AN INCREASE  OF 25-
CENTS PER 100 CUBLIC FEET OF NATURAL GAS WAS ALSO APPROVED……

THE INCREASE WILL APPEAR ON THE APRIL BILLS….IT HAS BEEN 26-YEARS SINCE THE LAST GAS INCREASE AND THE COUNCIL AGREED THAT UTILITY
PRICES SHOULD BE REVIEWED EVERY ONE TO TWO YEARS….AND IT WAS NOTED THAT EVEN WITH THE INCREASE….GAS PRICES WILL NOT BE AS
HIGH AS THEY HAVE AT OTHER TIMES….. .
FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO AN ORDINANCE   ANNEXING 136 ACRES  LOCATED AT VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY AND JOHNSON ROAD OWNED BY
THE ALLEN COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY……
A LENGTHY DISCUSSION WAS HELD  WITH  BRAD WILLIFORD CONCERNIGN SUPPLYING WATER TO THE  “LIBERTY CENTER” DEVELOPMENT…..
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITION WILL BE OBTAINED….AND THE DISCUSSION WILL BE TAKEN UP AGAIN AT THE NEXT COUCIL MEETING…..



PAUL SURGERY
01/15/19

SENATOR RAND PAUL WILL BE TRAVELING TO  ONTARIO-CANADA  NEXT WEEK TO HAVE OUTPATIENT HERNIA SURGERY….WHICH PAUL’S ATTORNEYS  
SAY  IS  RELATED TO THE ATTACK OF HIS NEIGHBOR…. RENE BOUCHER IN TWENTY-17……WHEN PAUL WAS DOING YARD WORK…..

SHOULDICE HERNIA HOSPITAL  IS A PRIVATE FACILITY THAT IS DEDICATED TO REPAIRING HERNIAS…….

PAUL IS SUING BOUCHER CIVILLY FOR PAST AND FUTURE PAIN AND SUFFERING…..



GOVERNOR CANDIDATE
01/15/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN WILL FACE ANOTHER REPULICAN CHALLENGER IN THE UPCOMING MAY PRIMARY…..
AS WILLIAM WOODS…..OF CORINTH…..HAS ANNOUINCED HE IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR…. HE JOINS ROBERT GOFORTH  WHO HAD ALREADY
ANNOUNCED HIS CANDIDACY….

BEVIN HAS SAID HE IS RUNNING FOR REELECTION…..BUT HAS YET TO OFFICIALLY FILE….WHICH HE SAYS HE WILL DO BEFORE THE JANUARY 29TH
DEADLINE……



SPORTS
01/15/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS TRAVEL TO WARERN COUNTY FOR A MEET….

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL……
KENTUCKY TRAVELS TO GEORGIA…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN WASHINGTON TO TAKE ON THE CAPITALS…..







PRINCIPAL BILL
01/12/19

THE KENTUCKY SENATE PASSED  A  BILL YESTERDAY THAT WOULD  SHIFT THE AUTHORITY FOR SELECTING SCHOOL PRINCIPALS  FROM THE  
SCHOOLS SITE BASED COUNCIL TO THE SUPERINTENDENT…..WITH THE COUNCIL  SERVING IN AN ADVISORY ROLL IN THE SELECTION PROCESS……

DETRACTORS SAY THE BILL WOULD WEAKEN THE ROL OF SCHOOL-BASED DECISION MAKING COUNCILS…..WHICH WERE CREATED BY THE
COMMONWEALTH’S LANDMAKR EDUCATION LAW……

FOLLOWING A LONG DEBATE….THE BILL CLEARED THE SENATE ON A  23 TO 13 VOTE AND NOW MOVES ON TO THE HOUSE……



PETTY
01/12/19

69 YEAR OLD BOBBY WADE PETTY OF SCOTTSVILLE DEID YESTERDAY (FRI) AT FRAZIER REHAB-CENTER IN LOUISVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT  HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER NINE TOMORROW  (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……MEMORIALS  ARE SUGGESTED TO ST. JUDE’S CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OR
THE SPONDYLITIS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JUDY JOHNSON PETTY…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; CINDY FOSTER AND CHRISTY AND KEITH WARD ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE….. FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/12/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO GLAGOW LAST NIGHT….. AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 61 TO 35 DECSION TO THE
LADY SCOTTIES…..

AND THE PATRIOTS REMAIN  UNDEFEATED IN DISTRICT PLAY AS THEY DOWNED THE SCOTTIES 62 TO 59…….

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS CONTINUE PLAY  IN THE TWO-A-SECTIONAL SEMI-FINALS AT HOPKINS  COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL AS THEY TAKE ON
WEBSTER COUNTY TODAY……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS FOUR…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP….KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL   12-
50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT THREE……WVLE…..STARTING AT THREE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







MARKET BASKET
01/11/19

THE MOST RECENT KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU MARKETBASKET  SURVEY INDICATES A SLIGHT  DECREASE IN THE OVERALL COST OF FOOD IN THE
FOURTH QUARTER OF LAST YEAR…..HOWEVER…..THE AVERAGE  MARKETBASKET PRICE SHOWED AN OVERALL INCREASE FOR THE YEAR…..GOING
FROM 115-DOLLARS AND SEVEN-CENTS IN TWENTY-17……TO 116-DOLLARS AND 92-CENTS LAST YEAR…..

THE OVERALL COST OF FOOD PRICES IN THE FOURTH QUARTER SHOWED A DECREASE OF   POINT-73-PERCENT……OR   86-CENTS FROM THE
PREVIOUS QUARTER…..MAKING IT THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE QUARTER WHERE OVERALL FOOD PRICES DECREASED…..

THE MARKETBASKET SURVEY IS TAKEN FOUR TIMES A YEAR….AT THE END OF EACH QUARTER……TO MONITOR OVERALL  AND CATEGORICAL TRENDS
IN FOOD PRICES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……



PORK RECALL
01/11/18

AN OHIO MEAT PACKER IS RECALLING MORE THAN 17-HUNDRED POUNDS OF RAW PORK SAUSAGE MEAT THAT MAY CONTAIN RUBBER….

THE LOOSE SAUAGE MEAT AND LINKS WERE PRODUCED  BETWEEN JANUARY FIRST AND  FOURTH…..AND SHIPPED TO STORE IN KENTUCKY…..
OHIO…..AND PENNSYLVANIA…….

THEY’RE LABELED  “DAISYFIELD BRAND FRESH PORK SAUASAGE”  OR “DAISYFIELD BRAND ITALIAN SAUSAGE”……AND ALL OF THE RECALLED MEAT
WAS SOLF IN FIVE-POUND PACKAGES…..

THERE HAVE BEEN NO CONFIRMED REPORTS TO ADVERSE REACTONS IN PROPLE WHO AT THE PRODUCTS……HOWEVER…..INDIVIDUALS WHO
PURCHASED THE PRODUCTS ARE URGED TO THROW THEM OUT OR RETURN THEM TO THE STORE WHERE THEY WERE PURCHASED…..



FATAL-EDMONSON
01/11/19

A TWO VEHCILE ACCIDENT ON 31-W……A MILE SOUTH OF PARK CITY YESTERDAY…. CLAIMED TWO LIVES…..

STATE POLICE SAY A 1999 CHEVROLET PASSENGER CAR….DRIVEN BY 32 YEAR OLD JAMES ARMS OF PARK CITY…..LEFT THE ROADWAY….CAME BACK
ON THE ROAD AND SPUN….CROSSING THE CENTER LINE INTO THE PATH OF A TWENTY-16 FREIGHTLINER  OPERATED  BY 26 YEAR OLD STEFANEE
DAWKINS  OF GEORGIA….

ARMS AND A PASSENGER….45 YEAR OLD  LAVONDA FLANNERY OF RICKEY HILL… WERE   BOTH UNRESTRAINED AND DIED AT THE SCENE…..
AND DAWKINS WASN’T INJURED…..




ROSSI
01/10/19

63 YEAR OLD GREGORY ROSSI OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE WILL BE HELD
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE-30…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DEBRA  KEY TAYLOR ROSSI…..A SON JUSTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE……A STEP-SON; CAEL CLARKSON OF BOWLING GREEN….
A DAUGHTER; AIMEE NOFFSINGER OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS; MAGHAN WALTERS OF SMITHS GROVE AND RACHAEL
DOMBROWSKI OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO BROTHERS; TRACY AND ROBERT BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN……12 GRANDCHILDREN ALSO  SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/11/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT TO GLASGOW…….

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS  AFTERNOON…….







AGRIBUSNESS GRANTS
01/10/19

10 KENTUCKY AGRIBUSINESSES HAVE BEEN AWARDED FARM TO SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT GRANTS FOR TRAINING…..EQUIPMENT….AND OTHER NEEDS
TO ENABLE PRODUCERS TO DEVELOP OR ENHANCE THJIER FARM-TOSCHOOL MAKER EFFORTS…..

EACH RECIPIENT WILL RECEIVE SEVEN-THOUSAND DOLLARS AFTER ATTENDING A FARM-TO-SCHOOL WORKSHOP NEXT MONTH…..

THE 10 AGRIBUSINESSES RECEIVING GRANTS INCLUDE……
NEED MORE ACRES FARM  IN ALLEN COUNTY…..
STRUTTIN’  ROOSTER  FARM IN BUTLER COUNTY…..
AND LEE’S PLANT   FARM IN LARUE COUNTY……



ELECTION BILLS
01/10/10

TWO ELECTION RELATED BILLS HAVE ADVANCED OUT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT….AND ARE HEADED TO THE
FULL SENATE FOR THEIR CONSIDERATION….

SENATE BILL FIVE IS A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE KENTUCKY CONSTIUTION TO MOVE THE ELECTION OF  “CONSTITUTIONAL”  OFFICIALS….SUCH
AS GOVERNOR….TO EVEN-NUMBER YEARS….. IF APPROVED  THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT  WOULD  BE PLACED ON THE BALLOT IN TWENTY-20 FOR
KENTUCKIANS TO VOTE ON…..

AND SENATE BILL FOUR WOULD REQUIRE MANDATORY ELECTRONIC FILING OF ALL CANDIDATES’ CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS BY TWENTY-20……



CAPITAL ACCESS
01/10/19

AS THE TWENTY-19 LEGISLATIVE SESSION PROGRESSES…..NEW SECURITY REGULATIONS ARE CHANGING THE PUBLIC’S ACCESS TO THE KENTUCKY
STATE CAPITAL…..

GOVERNOR MATT BEVING SIGNED NEW EMERGENCY REGULATIONS AT THE START OF JANRURY WHICH IN PART…..PREVENTS CROWDS FROM
GATHERING  OUTSIDE OF THE HOUSE  AND SENATE CHAMBERS ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF THE CAPITOL….. OFFICIALS WILL  BE ENFORCING “GALLERY
PASSES”  THAT STATE POLICE SAY HAVE ALREADY BEEN A REQUIREMENT TO WATCH PROCEEDINGS INSIDE…..
ADDITIONALLY….THOSE WITHOUT OFFICIAL CAPITOL PASSES MIGHT RUN INTO RESTRICTIONS USING THE UNDERGROUND TUNNEL CONNECTING
THE CAPITAL AND ANNEX……

STATE POLICE SAY THE CHANGES ON THE THIRD FLOOR   AND IN THE TUNNEL BOIL DOWN TO SAFETY HAZARDS OF OVERCROWDING AND
CONGESTED HALLWAYS……



SPORTS
01/10/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW…..

AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR  VARSITY  TEAMS  ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..


THE PREDATORS ARE IN COLUMBUS TO TAKE ON THE BLUE JACKETS…..







MEDICAID POLL
01/09/19

A NEW POLL SHOWS THAT KENTUCKY VOTERS…..BY A TWO-TO-ONE MARGIN…. BELIEVE THE COMMONWEALTH  SHOULD LEAVE KENTUCKY’S
MEDICAID PROGRAM AS IT IS  WITH NO REDUCTION  IN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO ARE COVERED….. AND BY A SIMILAR MARGIN…..THEY OPPOSE
CUTTING BACK DENTAL….... VISION…. AND NON-EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES…..EVEN IF DENTAL AND VISION CARE COULD
BE……EARNED BACK…..THROUGH  REQUIRED ACTIVITIES…..

OPPOSITION WAS STRONGEST IN THE  LOUISVILLE METRO AREA  AT  70-PERCENT AND LEAST IN NORTHER KENTUCKY AT  59-PERCENT…..
BY POLITICAL AFFILIATION…….77-PERCENT OF DEMOCRATS……53-PERCENT  OF REPUBLICANS……AND 64-PERCENT OF INDEPENDENT VOTERS
SUPPORT NO CHANGE IN MEDICAID COVERAGE…..

THE REDUCTIONS IN COVERAGES AND BENEFITS ARE PART OF THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION’S  11-15 MEDICAID WAIVER PLAN KNOWN AS…..
KENTUCKY HEALTH……



FRIENDS OF MAMMOTH CAVE
01/09/19

THE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUT-DOWN HAS SUSPENDED VISITOR SERVICE AT NATIONAL PARKS…..BUT APARENTLY THAT MESSAGE HASN’T
REACHED EVERYONE….AS VISITORS FROM  AROUND THE COUNTRY AND AROUND THE WORLD ARE STILL COMING TO MAMMOTH CAVE NATONAL
PARK……

AND THE VOLUNTEER GROUP…..“FRIENDS OF MAMMOTH CAVE”…. HAVE SET UP A TEMPORARY INFORMATION TABLE AT THE PARK’S VISITORS
CENTER…..WHERE THEY ARE OFFERING BROCHURES ON AREA ATTRACTIONS PROVIDED BY TOURISM GROUPS FROM BARREN…..EDMONSON….AND
HART COUNTIES WHERE THE PARK IS LOCATED…..

THIS PAST WEEK-END…..THEY SAY THERE WAS CLOSE TO 200 VISITORS ON SATURDAY AND  ANOTHER 100 ON SUNDAY……



JACKSON
01/09/19

64 YEAR OLD LARRY G. JACKSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL OME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND CHERYL…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; KRISTIN AND DANIEL DAVIS AND
JADE JACKSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……  



STRODE
01/08/19

82 YEAR OLD NELDA EATON STRODE OF AUSTIN DIED  MONDAY  AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON  AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION NUMBER ONE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JENNIFER AND DAVID STINSON OF SCOTSVILLE AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOHN AND
CHRISTIE OF BOWLING GREEN…..SEVEN GRANCHIDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/09/19


THE LADY PATRIOTS TOOK ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  IN   TWO-A….SECTIONAL QUARTER FINAL ACTION LAST NIGHT…..AND  THEY DOWNED THE LADY
WILDCATS 56 TO 33…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL PLAY THIS WEEK-END IN THE  TWO-A…..SECTIONAL SEMI-FINALS…….







GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN
01/08/19

AS THE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT  SHUTDOWN CONTINUES…..ONE STUDY SUGGESTS KENTUCKY  IS NOT AMONG THE STATES MOST IMPACTED….

WHEN  GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CEASE…..CERTAIN FEDERAL EMPLOYEES WORK  WITHOUT PAY OR ARE FURLOUGHED…..AND ACCORDING TO
THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS….THE COMMONWEALTH  HAD  35-THOUSAND-618  FEDERAL  WORKERS  AS OF JUNE TWENTY-18….

THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEBSITE ….WALLET HUB…..STUDIED WHICH STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ARE MOST EFFECTED USING FIVE
METRICS….. INCLUDING THE SHARE OF FEDERAL JOBS……THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES RECEIVING FOOD STAMPS…..AND ACCESS TO NATIONAL
PARKS…..
AND THE STUDY FOUND   KENTUCKY IS THE 17TH MOST IMPACTED STATE…..WITH TENNESSEE   IN THE 23RD SPOT……
THE MOST  IMPACTED AREA IS WASHINGTON D-C….WHILE THE LEAST AFFECTED STATE IS MINNESOTA……



EDELEN TO RUN
01/08/19

FORMER STATE  AUDITOR ADAM EDELEN OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY HIS CANDIDACY  FOR GOVERNOR….SAYING HE WANTS TO BUILD A
MODERN KENTUCKY…
EDELEN   MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT WITH HIS RUNNING MATE….. GILL HOLLAND…. A LOUISVILLE BUSINESSMAN AND DEVELOPER…..

EDELEN   IS THE FOURTH DEMOCRAT TO DECLARE FOR THE RACE…..
WITH THE OTHER CANDIDATES  BEING  ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR….. HOUSE MINORITY FLOOR LEADER ROCKY ADKINS….AN GEOFF
YOUNG A FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE   WHO HAS RUN FOR GOVERNOR BEFORE….



GREEN COUNTY MAN CHARGED
01/08/19

A GREEN COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN THE DEATH OF HIS STEP-FATHER….
STATE POLICE RESPONDED  TO A RESIDENCE ON RALPH VAUGHN ROAD….WHERE THEY LOCATED 49 YEAR OLD RICHARD GREGORY WHO WAS
UNRESPONSIVE WITH A SEVERE HEAD INJURY…..

THE INVESTIGATON REVEALED THAT GREGORY HAD BEEN INVOLVED IN AN ALTERCATON WITH HIS STEP-SON…..31 YEAR OLD ROBERT CUNFIFF….
WHO WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
01/08/19

THE TWENTY-19  SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPENS TODAY….

DURING THIS SHORT 30-DAY SESSION…..PENSION REFORM WILL AGAIN BE THE TOP ISSUE…..AS THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT  UNANIMOUSLY  
STRUCK DOWN THE PENSION REFORM LEGISLATION PASSED BY THE TWENY-18 SESSION…..SAYING LAWMAKERS VIOLATED STATE LAW IN THE
PROCESS USED TO APPROVE THE BILL…..

LAWMAKERS WILL ALSO BE DEALING WITH SOME FIXES TO THE TAX REFORM BILL PASSED LAST SESSION…...AND SCHOOL SAFETY WILL ALSO BE A
TOP TOPIC……



HEAP
01/08/19

THE CRISIS PORTION OF THE HOME ENERGY PROGRAM BEGINS TODAY…THE “HEAP” PROGRAM HELPS HOMES THAT ARE IN A  HEATING CRISIS  AND
ARE WITHIN FOUR DAYS OF RUNNING OUT OF WOOD….COAL….PROPANE…FUEL OIL OR KEROSENE…. OR YOU MUST HAVE RECEIVED A DISCONNECT
NOTICE FROM THE VENDER…..
AND APPLICANTS WHO ARE IN A   “PRE-PAY PROGRAM”  WOULD  BE ELIGIBLE IF THEY ARE WITHIN  10 DAYS OF RUNNING OUT OF SERVICE…..

THE “LI-HEAP” CRISIS PROGRAM WILL RUN THRU  MARCH 31ST OR UNTIL THE FUNDS ARE DEPLEATED….
IN ALLEN COUNTY….APPLICATIONS ARE   TAKEN AT THE COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE LOCATED AT 25 J-T TURNER PLACE…….



SPORTS
01/08/19

THE LADY PATRIOTS  WILL BE AT HOME TONIGHT TO TAKE ON  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  IN THE  TWO-A  SECTONAL-QUARTERFINALS…..…..

TIP OFF  IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON   SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..
AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..


IT WAS A BIG WIN FOR THE PATRIOTS LAST NIGHT…..AS THEY DEFEATED WARREN CENTRAL IN OVERTIME 77 TO 75 IN THE TWO-A SECTIONAL
QUARTER FINALS…..

THE PATRIOTS WILL CONTINUE PLAY IN THE TWO-A TOURNAMENT SATURDAY……







MONROE TEEN RECOVERED
01/07/18

SATURDAY MORNING…..SEARCH TEAMS RECOVERED THE BODY OF 19 YEAR OLD LEAH CARTER OF GAMALIEL…..WHO HAD BEEN MISSING SINCE HER
CAR WAS SWEPT OFF A FLOODED BRIDGE ON NEW YEARS EVE….

CARTER’S  VEHICLE WAS LOCATED THE NEXT DAY…..AND  SHE WAS FOUND ABOUT FIVE MLES DOWN STREET AS CIVILIAN  VOLUNTEERS WERE
SEARCHING THE AREA OF   EAST FORK CREEK AND BARREN RIVER……



GLASGOW-FATAL
01/07/19

AN ACCIDENT ON VETERANS OUTER LOOP IN GLASGOW FRIDAY  CLAIMED A LIFE….
GLASGOW POLICE SAY THE COLLISON INVOLVED A  TWENTY-10  G-M-C TRUCK  DRIVEN BY  JACOB MONTGOMERY OF GLASGOW  .AND A MOPED
OPERATED BY JOSPEH RAMEY OF GLASOGW……

MONTGOMERY WASN’T INJURED…..
RAMEY WAS TAKEN TO T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL…..AND A PASSENGER ON HIS MOPED……CASSIE  BLANKENSHIP OF GLASGOW WAS FLOWN TO
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL WHERE SHE LATER DIED…..



FATAL-LEXINGTON
01/07/18

EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING…..A SUSPECTED DRUNKEN DRIVER HEADING THE WRONG WAY   ON  I-75  IN LEXINGTON…..STRUCK A VEHICLE
CARRYING FIVE FAMILY MEMBERS FROM MICHIGAN……KILLING ALL SIX INDIVIDUALS….

THE FAMILY WAS RETURNING FROM VACATION IN FLORIDA….AND THE PICKUP DRIVER WAS FROM GEORGETOWN……



SPORTS
01/07/19

THE PATRIOTS  WILL BE AT HOME TONIGHT TO TAKE ON  WARREN CENTRAL IN THE……TWO-A  SECTONAL-QUARTERFINALS…..

TIP OFF  IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON   SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..
AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..


THE PREDATORS ARE IN TORONTO TO TAKE ON THE MAPLE LEAFS…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
01/04/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY  CENTER FOR STATSTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  FELL FROM THREE-POINT-NINE
PERCENT IN OCTOBER TO THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT  IN NOVEMBER…..AND THIS NOVEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO BELOW  THE THREE-
POINT-FIVE PERCENT RECORDED IN NOVEMBER  OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM    TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN MONROE COUNTY
TO FOUR-PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE TWO-THOUSAND…..ALL 120 COUNTIES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE SINGLE DIGIT UNEMPLOYMENT  .AS  RATES FELL IN
107 COUNTIES……ROSE IN NINE….AND STAYED THE SAME IN FOUR…..
WOODFORD COUNTY  HAD THE LOWEST  JOBLESS  RATE  AT TWO-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORED THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   NINE-POINT-NINE PERCENT……



GAS PRICES
01/04/18

THE START OF THE NEW YEAR FINDS GAS PRICES IN THE COMMONWEALTH THE LOWEST THEY’VE  BEEN SINCE TWENTY-16…..
AS THE AVERAGE PRICE FOR REGULAS GAS  IS ONE-DOLLAR AND 99-CENTS A GALLON…..WHICH IS LESS THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE OF TWO-
DOLLARS AND 25-CENTS….

THIS WEEK’S  AVERAGE PRICE IS ALSO BELOW THE TWO-DOLLARS  AND FIVE-CENTS  A GALLON LAST  WEEK……AND IS  WELL  BELOW THE TWO-
DOLLARS AND 41-CENTS A GALLON THIS TIME LAST YEAR……

AND ACCORDING TO THE  TRIPLE  “A”……EAST-CENTRAL  GAS PRICE REPORT…..THE AVERAGE PRICE FOR GAS IN WEST-CENTRAL KENTUCKY IS
EVEN LOWER AT ONE-DOLLAR AND  95-CENTS A GALLON…..
WHICH  SIX-CENTS LESS THAN THE TWO-DOLLARS AND ONE-CENT A GALLON LAST WEEK….
AND IS ALSO WELL BELOW THE TWO-DOLLARS AND 37-CENTS A GALLON THIS TIME LAST YEAR……



SEARCH CONTINUES
01/04/18

THE SEARCH CONTINUES IN MONROE COUNTY FOR A MISSING TEEN WHO’S  CAR WAS SWEPT AWAY BY FLOOD WATERS MONDAY….

19 YEAR OLD LEAH CARTER CALLED  NINE-ONE-ONE MONDAY NIGHT AND TOLD DISPATCHERS SHE’D TRIED TO CROSS A FLOOD BRIDGE AND HER
CAR STALLED AND WAS BE SWEPT AWAY….

CARTER’S VEHICLE  WAS FOUND  TUESDAY MORNING ABOUT  500-YARDS DOWNSTREAM FROM THE BRIDGE……BUT CARTER STILL HASN’T BEEN
LOCATED……



SPORTS
01/04/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN TO ACTION AS THEY TRAVEL TO MONROE COUNTY…..
DO MAKE NOTE THAT THE PATRIOTS WILL PLAY THE FIRST GAME  TONIGHT AND THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY THE SECOND…..

TIP OFF FOR THE BOYS GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP TO TOMPKINSVILLE…….KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…….AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOOON…….


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







E-CIGARETTE POLL
01/03/18

A NEW  POLL….FINDS  73-PERCENT OF KENTUCKIANS SUPPORT ADDING A STATE EXCISE TAX ON  E-CIGARETTES…..WHICH ARE SUBJECT ONLY TO
SALES TAXES IN  THE COMMONWEALTH……WHILE TRADITIONAL CIGARETTES AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS INCUR BOTH SALES AND EXCISE
TAXES…..

THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SUPPORT WAS FROM REPUBLICANS AT 77-PERCENT….AND FROM THE 10-COUNTY NORTHERN KENTUCKY AREA  AT  79-
PERCENT…..76-PERCENT OF MEN WERE MORE SUPPORTIVE OF THE TAX THAN WOMEN AT 70-PERCENT….. AND 37-PERCENT OF THOSE WHO HAD
TRIED E-CIGARETTES SAID THEY WOULD SUPPORT THE TAX…..
SUPPORT WAS ALSO STRONGEST AMONG VOTERS AGES 50 TO 64 AT 79-PERCENT….. FOLLOWED BY THOSE 65 AND OLDER AT 76-PERCENT…..AND
75-PERCENT FOR VOTERS AGES 35 TO 49……..

E-CIGARETTE SALES INCREASED 132-PERCENT FROM   TWENTY-12 TO TWENTY-16……AND IN THE LAST YEAR  E-CIGARETTE USE BALLOONED 78-
PERCENT AMONG HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS….AND FIVE-PERCENT OF  MIDDLE SCHOLERS ALSO USED E-CIGARETTES LAST YEAR….A JUMP  OF 48-
PERCENT…….



ANOTHER BARGE SINKS
01/03/18
06:05AM

A SEVENTH  BARGE HAS SUNK IN THE OHIO RIVER….A WEEK AFTER A TUGBOAT PUSHING 15-BARGES  HIT THE SECOND STREET BRIDGE IN
LOUISVILLE….

OF THE 15 BARGES THAT WERE LOADED WITH COAL…..SIX WERE RECOVERD…. SEVEN SANK…..AND TWO ARE STILL FLOATING  BUT PINNED AGAINST  
THE MCALPINE  DAM…….





THIRD BARREN MURDER ARREST
01/03/18

A THIRD PERSON HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN THE MURDER OF 22 YEAR OLD KESHAWN SARVER OF CAVE CITY LAST FRIDAY….

YESTERDAY…..NASHVILLE METRO POLCIE  ARRESTED   22 YEAR OLD DEVONJA SWEAT OF NASHVILLE ON A BARREN COUNTY WARRANT CHARGING
ONE COUNT OF MURDER……

SWEAT WAS LODGED IN THE NASHVILLE METRO DETENTION CENTER….AWAITING AXTRADITION TO BARREN COUNTY……



MISSING TEEN
01/03/18

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING TEEN….

17 YEAR OLD ZACHARIAH CUNNINGHAM WALKED AWAY FROM HIS FOSTER HOME EARLY IN THE MORNING ON DECEMBER 27TH…..

CUNNINGHAM  IS SIX FEET TALL….WEIGHS 195 POUNDS….WITH BLONDE HAIR AND BLUE EYES….AND  HAS A BROKEN ARM IN A SLING…..

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF ZACHARIAH CUNNINGHAM IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT AT TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-51…….



SPORTS
01/03/19

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS PLAY AT MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY  TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..







2018 BUSINESS INVESTMENT
01/02/19

TWENTY-18 WAS THE SECOND-BEST FOR PLANNED BUSINESS INVESTMENT IN KENTUCKY…..ACCORDING TO FIGURES RELEASED BY THE BEVIN
ADMINISTRATION….. AS COMPANIES PLEDGED  JUST OVER  FIVE-BILLION DOLLARS IN EXPANSIONS AND NEW FACILITY LOCATIONS IN THE
COMONWEALTH…..
AND  FROM THOSE INVESTMENTS…..SPANNING 374 INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS….. BUSINESSES PLAN TO CREATE MORE THAN 14-THOUSAND-500  FULL-
TIME JOBS…..

KENTUCKY’S HIGHEST-EVER INVESMENT  PERFORMANCE WAS IN TWENTY-17…..WITH MORE THAN NINE-BILLION DOLLARS IN CORPORTE PROJECTS
ANNOUNCED…..

RURAL COUNTIES ATTRACTED 205 OF THE 374 PRIVATE-SECTOR PROJECTS ANNOUNCED LAST YEAR…..WHILE 169 WENT TO THE 10 MOST
POPULATED COUNTIES……
URBAN COUNTIES WILL CLAIM    NEARLY  78-HUNDRED OF THE NEW JOBS…..AND RURAL ACCOUT   FOR MORE THAN   67-HUNDRED……



MURDER ARRESTS
01/02/19

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED TWO INDIVIDUALS…..INCLUDING AN ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENT…..INCONNECTION WITH THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 22
YEAR OLD KESHAEN SARVER WHO WAS FOUND DEAD IN HIS CAVE CITY APARTMENT FRIDAY…..

23 YEAR OLD INELL CRAYTON OF BOWLING GREEN IS  CHARGED WITH MURDER….. BURGLARY…..AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE…..
AND 22 YEAR OLD KAYLA ANDERSON OF SCOTTSIVLLE…..IS CHARGED WITH TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE…….



SEARCH CONTINUES
01/02/19

THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR A MISSING MONROE CUNTY WOMAN WHO WAS SWEPT AWAY IN FLOOD WATERS MONDAY NIGHT….

STATE POLCIE WAY 19 YEAR OLD LEAH CARTER CALL AUTHORITIES AFTER HER CAR WAS SWEPT WAY WHILE TRYING TO CROSS A FLOODED BRIDGE
ON   LYONS  ROAD…..

EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING…..CARTER’S VEHCILE WAS LOCATED ABOUT 500 YARDS FROM THE BRIDGE……AND IT WAS UNOCCUPIED……



SPORTS
01/02/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT THE FLYERS FOUR TO NOTHING…..

AND AT THE CITRUS BOWL…..
KENTUCKY DEFEATED PENN STATE  27 TO 24……







HOLIDAY TRAVEL
12/31/18

MANY INDIVIDUALS WILL BE ATTENDING NEW YEARS EVE FUNCTIONS TONIGHT AND THEN MAKE THE TRIP BACK HOME TOMORROW…..
AS TRIPLE “A”  SAYS  MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF AMERICANS  ARE TRAVELING DURING THIS LONG HOLIDAY PERIOD….…..
THE RECORD 113-MILLON TRAVELERS REPRESENT A   FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR…...THE MOST ON RECORD…..

THE OFFICIAL HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD  ENDS AT   MIDNIGHT TOMORROW……



SINGING
12/31/18

AND THE ANNUAL ALLEN COUNTY SINGING CONVENTION’S……NEW YEARS EVE SING…..WILL BE TONIGHT FROM SEVEN TO 10…..AT SCOTTSILLE
BAPTIST CHURCH……

AND YOU CAN HEAR THE SINGING ON 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..AND SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..STARTING AT SEVEN……



CAUTHEN
12/31/18

40 YEAR OLD CHRISTINA CAROL SETTLE CAHTHEN OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SATURDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN THE HARRISON FAMILY CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; DUSTY CAUTHEN….AND A  SON; KADEN OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..HE MOTHER; CAROLYN MURLEY OF FOUNTAIN
FUN…..HER FATHER;  ROBERT SETTLE OF AUSTIN…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; TINA AND JOHNNY TOOLEY OF TOMPKINSVILLE AND KELLY
SETTLE OF AUSTIN…..TWO BROTHERS; ROBERT AND JACOB SETTLE OF AUSTIN… HER FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; MICHAEL AND VALERA
CAUTHEN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND HER GRANDMOTHER; HAZEL MURLEY OF BURKSVILLE…….…



SPORTS
12/31/18

THE PREDATORS ARE IN WASHINGTON TO TAKE ON THE CAPITALS…..


GLASGOW NATIVE…..WHITNEY WADE YOUNG….HAS BEEN NAMED THE NEW HEAD WOMEN’S GOLF COACH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE….
EFFECTIVE JULY FIRST…..YOUNG REPLACES COURTNEY TRIMBLE WHO’S RETIRING  JUNE 30TH……

ONE OF THE MOST DECORATED GOLFERS FROM KENTUCKY AND THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE…..
YOUNG CAME TO LOUISVILLE IN TWENTY-17…..AFTER  FOUR SEASONS AT GEORGIA…..







WATER DISTRICT TAKE OVER
12/28/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS CALLING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A RECEIVER OR INDEPENDENT SUPERVISOR TO ENSURE NEARLY   
EIGHT-MILLION DOLLARS IN CURRENT STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDED PROJECTS….TO IMPROVE THE MARTIN COUNTY WATER SYSTEM…..ARE
COMPLETED  AND NOT MISHANDLED BY THE WATER DISTRICT….

CUSTOMERS IN MARTIN COUTY HAVE GONE WITHOUT RUNNING WATER FOR DAY… AND OTHER CUSTOMERS SAY THE WATER OFTEN COMES OUT OF
THE TAP DIRTY AND DISCOLORED….

BESHEAR’S DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS HAS AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION INTO FINANCIAL MISMANAGEMENT CLAIMS….
AND HIS OFFICE OF RATE INTERVENTON SAYS NUMEROUS IMPROVEMENT GUIDELINES HAVE BEEN ALMOST COMPLETELY IGNORED BY THE WATER
DISTRICT SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-TWO……



NEW DRIVERS LICENSE
12/28/18

STARTING IN JANUARY…..THE COMMONWEALTH  WILL  BEGIN SWITCHING  FROM A FOUR-YEAR TO AN  EIGHT-YEAR DRIVERS LICENSE TO CONFORM
WITH THE FEDERAL……REAL I-D…..

AND THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAS AN ON-LINE  INTERACTIVE TOOL AT……DRIVE-DOT-GOV…..TO HELP RESIDENTS DETERMINE
WHAT DOCUMENTS THEY WILL NEED TO OBTAIN THEIR NEW LICENSE……
WITH THE CHANGE……KENTUCKY WILL HAVE TWO DRIVER’S LICENSES….ONE THAT QUALIFIES FOR DOMESTIC AIR TRAVEL  AND ONE THAT DOESN’
T….

THE U-S  DEPARTMENT  OF HOMELAND SECURITY WILL BEGIN ENFORCEMENT OF….. REAL I-D….IN KENTUCKY IN 20-20…….BUT THE
COMMONWEALTH WILL BEGIN A PHASED IN ROLL-OUT OF THE NEW LICENSES IN JANUARY AND IT WILL CONCLUDE IN THE SPRING……



FISCAL COURT
12/28/18

THERE WAS A LARGE CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT AS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO SCOTTSVILLE FIRE STATION NUMBER TWO TO HOLD
THEIR FINAL MEETING OF THE YEAR….. AS THE  COURT CONDUCTED MOSTLY ROUTINE BUSINESS…..
SHERIFF JEFF INFORMED THE COURT THAT A RESIDENT  IS DONATING A “DRONE” TO THE DEPARTMENT…..
LAST NIGHTS MEETING WAS THE FINAL ONE FOR JUDGE EXECUTIVE JOHNNY HOBDY……

AND TONY WOLFE WAS ELECTED  “ACTING DEPUTY JUDGE”   AND HE WILL FILL THAT POSITION UNTIL THE JANUARY EIGHTH MEETING……





SPORTS
12/28/18

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION AT THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/ HALTON CLASSIC LAST NIGHT…..THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED SAYRE  61 TO 50….

AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DOWNED NELSON  COUNTY 76 TO 59……



THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK1-HALTON CLASSIC CONTINUES TODAY.....

IN BOYS  ACTION AT THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  TANGLES WITH HENDERSON COUNTY AT 11……
TODD COUNTY CENTRAL TAKES ON SAYRE AT 12-45……
AND OWENSBORO CATHOLIC PLAYS GREENWOOD AT SIX…..

GIRLS GAMES HAVE…..
NELSON COUNTY BATTLING HOLMES AT TWO-30…….

THE  LADY PATRIOTS PLAY   LOGAN COUNTY AT FOUR-15…..
AND THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON DAVIESS COUNTY AT  SEVEN-45……..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…… WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND  
FOUR-15 THIS AFTERNOON……







GRIMES GIVES BIRTH
12/27/18

SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES GAVE BIRTH TO HER SON….. CRAWFORD “FORD” CASE GRIMES…..YESTERDAY MORNING…….

GRIMES BECOMES THE SECOND CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER TO HAVE A BABY WHILE IN OFFICE…..AS TREASURER ALLISON BALL GAVE BIRTH TO A
SON EARLIER THIS YEAR…..



NEW YEARS CLOSINGS
12/27/18

HERE ARE YOUR NEW YEARS CLOSINGS…..
COUNTY CLERK AND CIRCUIT CLERK OFFICES CLOSED SATURDAY, MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP WEDNESDAY THE SECOND AND TUESDAY’S TRASH
WILL BE COLLECTED THURSDAY THE THIRD……..
ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE OPERN SATURDAY FROM EIGHT UNTIL 12NOON….MONDAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30….AND CLOSED
TUESDAY…..
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED TUESDAY……
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST  OFFICE CLOSED TUESDAY AND THERE  WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..
THE CORE OPEN MONDAY FROM  FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30….AND TUESDAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30……  





SPORTS
12/27/18

THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC BEGINS TODAY AT ALLEN COUNTY SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WITH EIGHT BOYS’ TEAMS AND FOUR
GIRLS’  TEAMS COMPETING…..
IN THE BOYS TOURNAMENT…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TAKES ON OWENSBORO CATHLIC AT 11…..
THEN GREENWOOD TANGLES WITH HENDERSON COUNTY  AT 12-45…..
AND TODD COUNTY CENTREAL GOES AGAINST  DAVIESS COUNTY AT TWO-30…….

IN THE GIRLS TOURNAMENT
HOLMES PLAYS LOGAN COUNTY  AT FOUR-15…..

THE PATRIOTS BEGIN PLAY TONIGHT AT SIX AS THEY GO  AGAINST  THE LEXINGTON SAYRE SPARTANS……
THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS GAKE ON NELSON COUNTY  AT SEVEN-45……
AND KYLEE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE    AC/S GAMES ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







NEW SCHOLARSHIP
12/26/18

THE SOUTH CENTRAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD WILL BE OFFERING A NEW SCHOLARHIP PROGRAM  STARTING IN JANUARY….

“HIRED”    WILL FOCUS NOT ONLY ON RAISING REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT LEVELS…..BUT ALSO ENHANCING EMPLOYABILITY SKILL-SETS
AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS……

FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF AN INITIAL PROJECT PILOTED BY  WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..THE  BOARD’S PROGRAM WILL BE UNIQUE BY
OFFERING SCHOLARSHIPS TO MULTIPLE SCHOOLS…….BEGINNING  WITH   W-K-U AND THE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND
TECHNICAL COLLEGE……

WHEN THE “HIRED”  PROGRAM BEGINS IN JANUARY……INITIAL PARTICIPATION WILL BE LIMITED TO FALL TWENTY-18….W-K-U LEARN AND EARN
SCHOLARSHOP RECIPIENTS….ALLOWING THEM A SEAMLESS TRANSITION TO  “HIRED”…..
APPLICATIONS FOR ALL OTHER STUDENTS  ARE EXPECTED TO OPEN IN MID-SPRING TWENTY-19…….



PEARSON
12.24/18
06:05AM

79 YEAR OLD WILLARD PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO  
TOMORROW AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL OME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; FAYE MILLER PEARSON……THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; MATTHEW PEAROSN AND KAREN ORTOLAN OF UTAH,
KEITH AND RACHELLE PEARSON OF WASHINGTON AND JOSHUA PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; KELLEY PEARSON OF ARIZONA….A
BROTHER; KENNETH OF PEEWEE VALLEY…..AND FOUR SISTERS; DOROTHY PEARSON OF BOWLING GREEN AND MARY SLEDGE, ROMONA
ARTERBURN AND MALINDA STINSON ALL OF SCOTSVILLE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…...





SEALEY
12/26/18
6:05 AM

75 YEAR OLD JUDSON ROY SEALEY  JUNIOR DIED SATURDAY  AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY… FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL AT A LATER DATE…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING
AT  T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER 10 FRIDAY MORNING AT SCOTTSVILLE  BAPTIST CHURCH…… MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE
MADE TO SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CAROL SEALEY…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRIAN OF ARIZONA AND ROGER AND VICKI OF WEST VIRGINIA…..
AND TWO BROTHERS; DENZIL AND DAVID…..A GRANDDAUGHTER ALSO SURVIVES….. …




SPORTS
12/26/18


THE ANNUAL SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC BEGINS TOMORROW AT ALLEN COUNTY SCOTTSILLE HIGH SCHOOL….WITH EIGHT BOYS
TEAMS  AND FOUR GIRLS TEAMS COMPETING…..

BOYS PLAY BEGINS TOMORROW MORNING   AT 11…WITH THE  PATRIOTS PLAY AT SIX TOMORROW NIGHT…..

AND THE FOUR GIRLS  ROUND-ROBIN MATCH-UPS START AT FOUR-15 TOMORROW AFTERNOON……WITH THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAYING AT  SEVEN-45  
TOMORROW NIGHT……

THE TOURNAMENT RUNS THRU SATURDAY NIGHT…..







MAMMOTH CAVE PARTIALLY OPEN
12/24/18

AS THE PARTIAL FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN CONTINUES…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK REMAINS PARTIALLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC……
HOWEVER….. EMERGENCY AND RESCUE SERVICES ARE LIMITED…..THERE ARE ALSO NO CAVE TOURS AND NO ACCESS TO THE CAVE……..AND
PICNIC AREAS…. RESTROOMS….AND OTHER SERVICES THAT REQUIRE STAFFING ARE NOT OPERATING……

SOME AREAS AT ABRAHAM LINCOLN BIRTHPLACE NATIONAL PARK  IN HODGENGILLE ARE ACCESSALE…..

AND SERVICES AT DANIEL BOONE NATONAL FOREST AND BIG  SOUTH FORK NATIONAL RIVER AND RECREATON AREA  ARE CLOSED…..BUT VISITORS
CAN STILL ENTER THE GROUNDS



RULING OVERTURNED
12/24/18

A KENTUCKY APPEALS COURT HAS OVERTURNED ONE OF THE LARGEST JUDGEMENTS IN KENTUCKY HISTORY……BY RULING AN ONLINE POKER
COMPANY DOESN’T HAVE TO PAY THE COMMONWEALTH 870-MILLION  DOLLARS PLUS INTEREST….

IN TWENTY-10……THE JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY CABINET  SUED THE COMPANY THAT OWNS  “POKER STARS”…..ARGUING 34-THOUSAND PEOPLE
HAD LOST 240-MILLIION DOLLARS  IN ILLEGAL WAGERS ON THE WEBSITE……IN TWENTY-15  A STATE JUDGE RULED THE COMPANY HAD TO PAY THE
MONEY BACK….THREE TIMES WITH INTEREST…..

THEN FRIDAY……A THREE JUDGE PANEL ON THE KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS OVERTURNED THAT  JUDGEMENT SAYING KENTUCKY
GOVERNMENT DOESN’T HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUE TO RECOVER THE MONEY……

ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL APPEAL TO THE KENTUCKY SUPREME



CUNNINGHAM
12/24/18

102 ORA EARIS “DEE” CUNNINGHAM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARENS….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW’ B-G AND DEAN AND RONNIE AND RUTH ANN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND
SON-IN-LAW; BETTY AND MORRIS DOUGHLAS OF ALVATON……10 GRANDCHILDREN, 21 GRAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND 12 GREAT-GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



PEARSON
12.24/18

79 YEAR OLD WILLARD PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
TWO THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL OME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; FAYE MILLER PEARSON……THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; MATTHEW PEARSON  AND KAREN ORTOLAN OF
UTAH, KEITH AND RACHELLE PEARSON OF WASHINGTON AND JOSHUA PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; KELLEY PEARSON OF ARIZONA….
A BROTHER; KENNETH OF PEEWEE VALLEY…..AND FOUR SISTERS; DOROTHY PEARSON OF BOWLING GREEN AND MARY SLEDGE, ROMONA
ARTERBURN AND MALINDA STINSON ALL OF SCOTSVILLE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…...



SPORTS
12/24/18

A RECORD 107-THOUSAND DEER WERE TAKEN OVER KENTUCKY’S 16-DAY MODERN GUN SEASON…..TOPPING THE OLD RECORD SET IN  TWENT-15  
BY ALMOST               14-HUNDRED DEER…..

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS HAD ANTICIPATED AN INCREASE IN THE HARVES THIS SEASON……AFTER SEVERAL CHANGES WERE MADE IN DEER
REGULATIONS….. INCLUDING INCREASED THE MODERN GUN SEASON TO 16-DAYS……







CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS
12/21/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY……

COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW, MONDAY AND TUESDAY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP WEDNESDAY THE 26TH AND TUESDAY TRASH WILL
BE COLLECTED THURSDAY THE 27TH……
CORE CLOSSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TUESDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……



GRAVES
12/21/18

70 YEAR OLD VIRGINIA CATHERINE STINSON GRAVES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES  WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORRWO (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BARRY AND KARRIE OF THE MT. UNION COMMUNITY AND DANIEL AND SHENA OF
SCOTTSVILLE……TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; TAMMY AND CHARLES WORKMAN OF TENNESSEE AND RHONDA DENNIS OF
SCOTTSVILLE……HER MOTHER; CATHRYN LONG STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; LARRY AND VELMA STINSON
AND JERRY AND DEBBIE STINSON…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  SHENNA AND OWEN MINIX   ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……NINE
GRANDCHILDREN  AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/21/18

THE PATRIOTS CONTINUE PLAY IN THE DERBY CLASSIC AS THEY TANGLE WITH RACELAND…..

AND  AT THE P-B-I/DANNIS ANNIS CLASSIC…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON OHIO COUNTY……


THE LADY PATRIOTS  WERE IN OHIO COUNTY LAST NIGHT….TO TAKE ON HANCOCK COUNTY…..AND THEY CAME WITH A   55-41 WIN…..


AND AT THE DERBY CLASSIC……THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED FAIRDALE  68 TO 44……




HOME FOR  THE HOLIDAYS
12/20/18

DUE TO THE WEATHER, TONIGHT'S "HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS" THAT WAS TO HAVE BEEN HELD ON THE sQUARE HAS BEEN CANCELED.



KYTC SCHOLARSHIPS
12/20/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATON CABINET WILL AWARD UP TO 30 NEW SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE TWENTY-18-19 SCHOOL YEAR…..FOR
PROSPECTIVE AND CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENTS PURSING CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHONOLOGY DEGREES……

AS-MANY-AS  20 COMPETITIVE  CIVIL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND  THE UNVIVERSITY  OF
KENTUCKY….. UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE…..KENTUCKY STATE….AND WESTERN…..
FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORES WILL RECEIVE  62-HUNDRED DOLLARS  PER SEMESTER……WHILE JUNIORS AND SENIORS WILL RECEIVE 66-
HUNDRD DOLLARS….. THE APPLICATION  DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY FIRST…..AND STUDENTS AGREE TO WORK FOR THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET
ONE YEAR FOR EACH OF SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE……

IN ADDITION ….K-Y-T-C  AND THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM HAVE DEVELOPED AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN
CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL BE OFFERED AT THE BLUGRASS AND BIG SANDY CAMPUSES……



KENTUCKY SURVIVOR
12/20/18

KENTUCKY NATIVE….NICK WILSON….WAS CROWNED THE WINNER OF THE 37TH SEASON OF “SURVIVOR” LAST NIGHT AND TOOK HOME ONE-MILLION
DOLLARS….

WILSON IS A  PUBLIC DEFENDER  FROM WILLIAMSBURG .AND A TWENTY-13 GRADUATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY……



KYTC SCHOLARSHIPS
12/20/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATON CABINET WILL AWARD UP TO 30 NEW SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE TWENTY-18-19 SCHOOL YEAR…..FOR
PROSPECTIVE AND CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENTS PURSING CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHONOLOGY DEGREES……

AS-MANY-AS  20 COMPETITIVE  CIVIL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND  THE UNVIVERSITY  OF
KENTUCKY….. UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE…..KENTUCKY STATE….AND WESTERN…..
FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORES WILL RECEIVE  62-HUNDRED DOLLARS  PER SEMESTER……WHILE JUNIORS AND SENIORS WILL RECEIVE 66-
HUNDRD DOLLARS….. THE APPLICATION  DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY FIRST…..AND STUDENTS AGREE TO WORK FOR THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET
ONE YEAR FOR EACH OF SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE……

IN ADDITION ….K-Y-T-C  AND THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM HAVE DEVELOPED AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN
CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL BE OFFERED AT THE BLUGRASS AND BIG SANDY CAMPUSES……





HOME
12/20/18

THE HEART OF SCOTTSVILLE’S NEXT…..HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS TONIGHT FROM SIX TO EIGHT….AGAIN THERE WILL BE A LIVE NATIVITY…..CARRIAGE
RIDES…..BUSINESS’ OPNE WITH SPECIALS…..AND THE FARMERS MARET SET UP INSIDE THE LYRIC……IN ADDITION….TONIGHT WILL ALSO FEATURE
THE “UPSTAIRS-DOWNSTAIRS TOUR”…….



MCQUEEN
12/19/18

75 YEAR OLD RUBY MCQUEEN DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT
THREE AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE SATURDAY AFTERNOON  AT T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL  
HOME….

SHE IS SURVIED BY HER HUSBAND;  JEFF MCQUEEN….ONE DAUGHTER;  DIANE MILLS….AND  TWO SONS;  JOHN AND JUNIOR COX  ALL OF PIKEVILLE….
THREE SISTERS;  GERTUDE, SUE, AND MABLE…AND SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
12/20/18

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO OHIO COUNTY LAST NIGHT….TO BEGIN PLAY IN THE P-B-I/DANNY  ANNIS CLASSIC….AND THEY DEFEATED
TRINITY WHITESVILLE 57 TO 46……



THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO RACELAND TO TAKE ON FAIRVIEW IN THE DERBY CLASSIC……

AND THE LADY PATRIOTS CONTINUE PLAY IN THE P-B-I/DANNY  ANNIS CLASSIC AT OHIO COUNTY…..AS THE BATTLE HANCOCK COUNTY…..

TIP OFF IS FIVE-30……AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50……WLCK……AND
99-POINT-THREE….WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO PHILADELPHIA…..







SMALL CLAIM E-FILE
12/18/18

KENTUCKY’S  ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS HAS MADE IT EASIER FOR PEOPLE   REPRESENTING THEMSELVES WHEN FILING  SMALL
CLAIMS CASES…..

UNTIL NOW…..INDIVIDUALS WOULD HAVE TO GO TO THE   COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO FILE DOCUMENTS…..BUT NOW THEY CAN E-FILE THEM ON
LINE….

TO BEGIN FILING FOR SMALL CLAIMS……USERS MUST REGISER AS A “FIRST-TIME” USER….DURING REGISTRATION…..USERS WILL BE ASKED TO
SPECIFY AN ACCOUNT TYPE  AND SHOULD SELECT  “SEL REPRESENTED LITIGANT”  FROM THE DROP-DOWN MENUE……

FOR ASSISSTANCE WITH  E-FILING AND INFORMATION ABOUT HANDLING SMALL CLAIMS…….VISIT “E-COURTS  HELP” AND USE THE TAB TITLED  “SELF-
REPRESENTED LITIGANTS”…….



SENTENCING HEARING
12/18/18

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS ARE SEEKING A NEW SENTENCING HEARING  FOR THE MAN WHO ATTACKED SENATOR RAND PAUL WHILE DOING YARD
WORK AT HIS HOME….

PROSECUTOR SAY PAUL SUFFERED MONTHS OF CHRONIC PAIN….AND THE 30-DAY SENTENCE  RENE BOUCHER SERVED WAS UNREASONABLE FOR
SUCH AN ASSAULT…….NOTIG SENTENCING GUIDELINES OUTLINE  21 TO 27 MONTHS IN PRISON…….

BOUCHER’S  ATTORNEY   SAYS IF THE VICTIM WERE ANYONE OTHER THAN  SENATOR……THE SENTENCE WOULD BE THE SAME AS WHAT BOUCHER
RECEIVED……



SPORTS
12/18/18

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY TEAMS PLAY AT TODD COUNTY CENTRAL……
AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..
AND 99-POINT THREE……WVLE……STARTING AT SEVEN…….……


THE PREDATORS ARE IN CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE BLACKHAWKS….







HEMP PRODUCTION
12/17/18

WITH  THE PASSAGE OF THE NEW FARM BILL…..WHICH LEGALIZES HEMP PRODUCTION….A HEMP PROCESSOR IN THE COMMONWEAL IS  EXANDING
ITS OPERATON   WITH THE CONSCTUCTION  OF A 40-MILLION DOLLAR PLANT  IN MAYFIELD….WHICH WILL CREATE   80-NEW JOBS….

WINCHESTER BASED…..GENCANNA GLOBAL…..IS ALSO LOOKING TO CONTRACT WITH DOZENS MORE FARMERS NEXT YEAR TO RAMP UP IT HEMP
SUPPLY……AS THIS YEAR  67-HUNDRED ACRES OF HEMP…..WITH A VALUE OF 17-MILLION DOLLARS….WERE PLANTED….

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE…..OVER ONE-THOUSAND FARMERS HAVE APPLIED TO GROW HEMP IN TWENTY-19…..
WHICH IS A 400-PERCENT INCREASE FROM APPLICATONS IN THE TWENTY-18 PRODUCTION YEAR…..



WKU GRADUATION
12/17/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  HELD FALL GRADUATION CEREMONIES SATURDAY….

14-HUNDRED-18  DEGREES WERE CONFERRED….WHICH INCLUDED 11 DOCTORAL….. 255 MASTER’S……967 BACHELOR’S….67 ASSOCIATE
DEGREES…..AS-WELL-AS  79 UNDERGRADUATE  AND 39 GRADUATE CERTIFICATES…..

AND  R-O-T C  CADETS WERE ALSO COMMISSIONED……



TENNESSEE EARTHQUAKE
12/17/18

A SECOND EARTHQUAKE IN THREE DAYS…..HAS STRUCK IN EASTERN TENNESSEE…..

YEATERDAY’S MAGNITUDE THREE-POINT-ZERO  QUAKE….WHICH  WAS CENTERED ABOUT TWO MILES SOUTHEAST OF KNOXVILLE…..WAS  FELT IN
KENTUCKY…. GEORGIA…..AND NORTH CAROLINA….

A  FOUR-POINT-FOUR EARTHQUAKE    ON WEDNESDAY WAS CENTERED NEAR DECATOR……



SPORTS
12/17/18

THE  PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASKETBALLS TEAMS   GO  TO BOWLING REEN……
THE LADY PATRIOT   FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS  PLAY AT WARREN EAST…..

AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SWIM TEAM GOES TO HARTFORD FOR THE   OHIO COUNTY MEET….


THE PREDATORS  GO TO  OTTAWA……







CORRUPTION LAWS.
12/14/18

AN INDEPENDENT SURVEY OF ANTI-CORRUPTION LAWS IN ALL 50-STATES…..AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…..HAS RATED KENTUCKY AS HAVING
THE FOURTH-STRONGEST ETHICS LAWS IN THE COUNTRY……

THE COMMONWEALTH IS RATED AT 74-PERCENT…..CLOSE BEHIND WASHINGTON AT 78-PERCENT….AND 75-PERCEN FOR BOTH RHODE ISLAND AND
CALIFONIA……THE INDEX USES A SCALE OF ZERO TO 100….WITH 100 BEING A PERFECT SCORE……

KENTUCKY SCORED WELL BECAUSE IS HAS ETHICS COMMISSIONS IN THE LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE BRANCHES  WITH SUBPONEA AND SANCTION
POWERS…..AND COMMISSION MEMBERS WHO ARE SHIELDED   FROM REMOVAL WITHOUT CAUSE…..



PENSION LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL
12/14/18

YESERDAY……THE KENTUCKY SUPREME  COURT STRUCK DOWN A LAW…..PASSED BY THE TWENY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..THE MADE CHANGES
TO ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S WORST FUNDED PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS AND PROMPTED THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS TO PROTEST AT THE STATE
CAPITAL…..

FACING A TIGHT DEADLINE…..LAWMAKERS INTRODUCED AND PASSED THE BILL IN ONE DAY….AND A COPY OF WHICH L WASN’T AVAILABLE FOR THE
PUBLIC TO READ UNTIL THE DAY AFTER IT HAD BEEN VOTED ON….

THE BILL MOVED  ALL NEW HIRE TEACHERS TO A HYBRID  PENSION PLAN….IT ALSO RESTRICTED HOW TEACHERS USED SICK DAYS TO CALCULATE
THEIR RETIREMENT BENEFITS…..AND CHANGED HOW THE COMMONWEALTH PAYS OFF ITS PENSION DEBT…..

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RECONVENES IN JANUARY   AND IT’S UNCLEAR HOW LAWMAKERS WILL DEAL WITH THE DECISION…..



COLD CASE ARREST
12/14/18

A KENTUCKY STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION HAS LEAD  TO AN INDICTMENT  IN  A     37-YEAR OLD COLD CASE….

THE WARREN COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTED    SAMUEL LITTLE   WITH ONE COUNT OF MURDER IN THE DEATH OF  LINDA SUE BOARDS  WHOSE
BODY WAS FOUND ON A FARM IN SMITHS GROVE IN MAY OF  19-81……

LITTLE MADE HEADLINES RECENTLY BY CLAIMING TO HAVE KILLED AROUND 90-PEOPLS OVER A 40-YEAR TIME SPAN…..



PERRY
12/14/18


79 YEAR OLD ROMAN  DIXON  PERRY-JUNIOR OF ADOLPHUS  DIED  YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL  
SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPLE CEMETERY…..VISITATION  BEGINS
AFTER  THREE THIS  (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; MARTHA KEEN PERRY…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; PATRICIA AND RONNIE WHITICKR OF TENNESSEE AND
MISSY AND TODD SIKES OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/14/18

PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT  TO BARREN COUNTY…..

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T THE TRIP…… KYLE  HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-
50……WLCK….AND  99-POINT-THREE….WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







REVENUES UP
12/13/18

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  GENERAL FUND AND ROAD FUND BOTH SAW SIZEABLE INCREASES  IN RECEIPTS IN  NOVEMBER WHEN COMPARED TO  A
YEAR AGO….

ACCORDING TO STATE BUDGET  DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON…..GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS ROSE   SEVEN-POINT-ONE PERCENT LAST MONTH WHEN
COMPARED TO NOVEMBER  TWENTY-17……AND THROUGH THE FIRST FIVE MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR…..THE GENERAL FUND HAS GROWN  FOUR-
POINT-EIGHT PERCENT……

THE OFFICIAL GENERAL FUND REVENUE ESTIMATE CALLS FOR REVENUE TO GROW THREE-POINT-THREE PERCDNT…..SO BASED ON NOVEMBER’S
RESULTS….GENERAL FUND REVENUES MUST INCREASE  TWO-POINT-THREE PERCENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FISCAL YEAR TO MEET THE
OFFICIAL ESTIMATE……

AND ROAD FUND RECEIPTS  IN NOVEMBER INCREASED SEVEN-POINT-FOUR  PERCENT  COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…...AS  YEAR-TO-DATE
COLLECTIONS HAVE GROWN FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT  COMPARED TO LAST YEAR……



SPORTS
12/13/18

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS PLAY AT BARREN COUNTY…….

WHILE THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  HOST BARREN COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON VANCOUVER…..







FIRE ALARMS
12/11/18

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY….IS PARTNERING WITH THE LAURA TURNER DUGA FUND….TO TEST AND INSTALL
SMOKE ALARMS AND PROVIDE HOME FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION TO RESIDENTS OF ALLEN COUNTY ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..DECEMBER 20TH
AND 21ST…..

RESIDENTS  OF ALLEN  COUNTY THAT WOULD LIKE THIS FREE SERVICE  NEED TO CALL…..TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-73-77……AND
LEAVE YOU NAME…. ADDRESS…..AND PHONE NUMBER…..THE RED CROSS WILL THEN FOLLOW-UP WITH A WINDOW OF TIME   FOR YOUR  INSTALL ON
DECEMRB 20TH OR 21ST….

IF YOU ARE UNAVAILABE ON THOSE DATES…..THE RED CROSS WILL CONTINUE TO INSTALL ALLARMS   ON A CONTIUNING BASIS  UNTIL ALL
CLIENTS…..WHO HAVE EXPRESSED A NEED…..CAN BE CONTACTED AND ALARMS INSTALLED…..



VELAZQUEZ
12/11/18

TWO YEAR OLD LYNSI DELEON VELAZQUEZ…..THE DAUGHTERS OF MARTIN DELEON AND JUANITA VELZAQUEZ OF RED BOILING SPRINGS…..DIED
SATURDAY AT MACON COUINTY HOSPITAL……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

BESIDES HER PARENTS….SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SISTERS; CATHRINE AND KEYLI DELEON…..AND TWO BROTHERS; YORBY AND CHARLY DELWON
ALL OF TENNESSEE……PATERNAL-GRANDPARENTS; MARCELMA DELEON  OF TENNESSEE AND YOLANDA VELAZQUEZ OF MEXICO…..AND MATERNAL-
GRANDPARENTS; FRANCISCO AND ELAINA VELAZQUEZ OF MEXICO……



SPORTS
12/11/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST….
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX….AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO  PATRIOT GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY OTTAWA…..







DYER
12/08/18

80 YEAR OLD FRANK LEE DYER DIED THURSDAY AT SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT T.W.
CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (SUN) MORNING AT 10 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS DAUGHTER AND SON AND LAW… LEANNE AND DON RUTHEFORD… A SON… MARK DYERS BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE… 2
GRANDCHILDREN… AND THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….


JONES
12/08/18

43 YEAR OLD TREVOR JONES OF ADOLPHUS DIED THURSDAY… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD
FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS THIS (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY 2 DAUGHTERS… KEELY JONE AND LAUREN JONES BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE… HIS FATHER… TROY JONES OF ADOLPHUS… AND 1
BROTHER AND SISTER IN LAW… CORY AND CHANNA JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE….


MAMMOTH CAVE FIRE PLAN
12/06/18

TOMORROW THRU JANUARY SEVENTH…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK OFFICIALS ARE SEEKING PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE PARK’S PROPOSED
FIRE MANAGEMENT PLAN…….THE PARK’S CURRENT FIRE MANAGEMENT PLAN   IS 17-YEARS OLD AND IS BEING REVISED TO ENSURE THE PROPER
AND SAFE MANAGEMENT OF FIRE IN THE PARK……

THE PARK WILL HOLD AN OPEN HOUSE  DECEMBER  13TH  AT THE TRAINING CENTER…...FROM FOUR TO SIX….FOR THE PUBLIC TO DISCUSS THE
PLAN AND PROVIDE COMMENTS ON ISSUES OR CONCERNS THEY MIGHT HAVE……

COMMENTS  CAN ALSO  BE MADE ON-LINE AT…..PARK-PLANNING-DOT-N-P-S-DOT-GOV-DOT-M-A-C-A….OR COMMENTS CAN ALSO BE MAILED TO….
MAMMOTH CAVE NATONAL   PARK…. P-O BOX SEVEN…..MAMMOTH CAVE-KENTUCKY….FOUR-TWO-TWO-FIVE-NINE



NEW GRAUATION REQUIREMENTS
12/06/18

THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION HAS APPROVED NEW…..MINIMUM HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS….THAT WILL BE PHASED IN
BEGINNING WITH THE GRADUATING CLASS OF TWENTY-23…..

THE NEW STANDARD WILL REQUIRE STUDENTS TO SHOW BASIC COMPETENCY IN READING AND MATH…..AND FULFILL ONE OF SEVEN…..
QUALIFIERS……DESIGNED TO HELP PREPARE THEM FOR A CAREET OR TO PURSUE A DEGREE AT A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY……

THE MATH AND READING CAN BE FULFILLED BY MEETING MINIMUM STANDARDS ON TESTS TAKEN IN THE EIGHTH OR  10TH GRADE OR BY
PRESENTING  A PORTFOLIO OF WORK DEMONSTRATING  THEY HAVE MET THE STANDARD…..
THE “QUALIFIERS INCLUDE SEVERL OPTIONS…..INCLUDING MEETING ONE OF WO BENCHMARK SCORES IN READING AND MATH ON COLLEGE
ENTRANCE OR PLACEMENT EXAMS…..



SOLDIERS RETURN
12/06/18

JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS…..MORE THAN 200-SOLDIERS ARE RETURNING TO FORT CAMPBELL OVER THE  NEXT  TWO WEEKS….

ONE WELCOME BACK CEREMONY WILL BE TODAY AND ANOTHER  WILL BE HELD NEXT WEEK….

THEY HAVE BEEN ON A NINE-MONTH DEPLOYMENT TO AFGHANISTAN……



SPORTS
12/06/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PARIOTS AE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATROT GYM….KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL
12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 TONIGHT……


THE  TITANS HOST THE JAGUARS……

THE PREDATORS  ARE ON THE ROAD  TO   VANCOUVER…..







KENTUCKIANS FAVOR TERM LIMITS
12/05/18

A NEW POLL SHOWS THAT KENTUCKY RESIDENTS RESOUNDINGLY AGREE THAT IT’S TIME FOR TERM LIMITS ON CONGRESS…….AS THE SURVEY  
FOUND THAT 84-PERCENT OF THOSE POLLED SUPPORT AND AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION LIMITING THE NUMBER OF TERMS SENATORS AND
REPRESENTATIVES MAY SERVE  IN THE   “U-S” CONGESS…..

THE POLLSERS ALSO FOUND THAT SUPPORT FOR TERM LIMITS IS BROAD AND INTENSE ACROSS ALL POLITICAL….GEOGRAPHIC…..AND
DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS…. AS 83-PERCENT OF THOSE   POLLED WANT THEIR STATE REPRESENTATIVE AND STATE SENATOR  TO VOTE IN FAVOR OF
AN AMENDMENT PLACING TERM LIMITS ON MEMBORS OF CONGRESS……



GIVING TUESDAY
12/05/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY SAW A  BIG INCREASE IN DONATIONS AND GIFTS FOR THE TWENTY-18…..“GIVING TUESDAY” EVENT…..

WESTERN RECEIVED JUST  OVER 118-THOUSAND DOLLARS WHICH WAS A 22-PERCENT INCREASE  COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…..

THERE WERE 477-TOTAL DONORS….WITH 68 BEING FIRST TIME DONORS  TO  WESTERN……



SPORTS
12/05/18

IN A HARD FOUGHT GAME LAST NIGHT…..THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 68 TO 67 DECISION TO THE BOWLING GREEN LADY PURPLES IN
OVERTIME…..


THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE OFFICIALLY INTRODUCED SCOTT SATTERFIELD YESERDAY AS THE CARDINALS NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH….

SATTERFIELD TAKES OVER THE PROGRAM FROM BOBBY PETRIO WHO WAS FIRED LAST MONTH…..AS THE CARDINALS WENT TWO-AND-EIGHT…..AND
FINISHED THE SEASON ON A NINE-GAME LOSING STREAK….

SATTERFIED SPENT THE  LAST SIX SEASOND AS HEAD COACH AT APPALACHIAN STATE….LEADING THE MOUNTAINEERS  TO A 10-AND-TWO RECORD
THIS SEASON…. CLAIMING THEIR THIRD STRAIGHT   SUN BELT CONFERENCE TITLE……







FARM RECEIPTS STABLE
1203/18

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMISTS SAY KENTUCKY’S FARM CASH RECEIPTS STAYED RELATIVE STABLE THIS YEAR…..DUE IN PART TO  CONTINUED GAINS
IN THE HORSE AND POULTRY INDUSTRIES….AND HIGHER YIELDS FOR MOST CROPS HELPED OFFSET LOWER PRICES IN SOME SECTORE……

“AG”   CASH RECEIPTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH THIS YEAR ARE FORECAST AT FIVE-POINT-SEVEN BILLION DOLLARS….. MATCHING LAST YEAR’S
LEVEL…..BUT THE PROJECTION REMAINS WELL BELOW THE RECEROD HIGH OF SIX-POIJT-FIVE BILLION IN TWENY-14…….AND THE ECONOMIST DON’T
FORESEE A REBOUND IN KENTUKCY’S  “AG”  CASH RECEIPTS NEXT YEAR……

THE HORSE INDUSTRY IS EXPECTED TO LEAD THE PACXK WITH A 10-PERCENT INCREASE IN CASH RECEIPTS THIS YEAR…..BUT POULTRY
PRODUCTION IS EXPECTED TO  REMAIN AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOP AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE……ACCOUNTING FOR   21-PERCENT OF
PROJECTED TWENTY-18 SALES……



ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU
12/03/18

AT THE 99TH KENTCKY FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING…..
THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU   WAS RECOGNIZED FOR ITS OUTSTANDING MEMBERSHIP AND PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENT IN TWENY-18……THE
AWARD HONORS COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICES WHO MEET THE COMPABY’S PROFITABILITY REQUIREMENTS AND WHOSE INSURANCE POLICY
GROWTH MEETS OR EXCEEDS ITS ANNUAL GROWTH GOAL…..

AND ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU ALSO RECEIVED THE  TWENTY-18 YOUNG FARMER GOLD STAR AWARD OF EXCELLENCE…..WHICH HONORS A
COUNTY’S YOUNG FARMER COMMITTEE FOR ITS ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN FARM BUREAU LEASDERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS…..STATE
COMPETITIONS….AND EDUCATIONAL OR PROMOTIONAL INITIATIVES…..



BARREN MULTI FATAL
12/03/18

A MULTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON HAPPY VALLEY ROAD IN BARREN COUNTY FRIDAY CLAIMED TWO  LIVES….

STATE POLICE SAY A TWENTY-19 FREIGHTLINER DRIVEN BY 57 YEAR OLD RICHARD GRAY OF MICHIGAN CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK
THE REAR OF A FREIGHTLINER  OPERATED  33  YEAR OLD   MIHAIL STRUNGAV OF LOUISIANA…. GRAY’S SEMI THEN HIT  A TWO-TOUID-FOUR FORD  VAN
DRIVEN BY47 YEAR OLD  WILLIAM JOHNSON OF LOUISVILLE….AND A TWENTY-18 NISSAN PICK-UP OPERATED 26 YEAR OLD SETH ARTERBURN  OF
CAVE CITY……
GRAY DIED AT THE SCENE…..STRUNGAY WASN’T INJURED….JOHNSON WAS TRANPORTED TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER  WHERE HE LATER
DIED….AND ATERBURN AND A PASSENGER IN JOHNSON’S VEHICLE WERE TREATED A                     T-J- SAMSON HOSPITAL……



HUGHES
12/03/18

68 YEAR OLD RICHARD J. HUGHES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICVES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURAL IN NEW SALEM CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; MIKE CARTER AND ALLEN HUGHES BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…….MIKE AND ALLEN’S MOTHER; STARLETTE HUGHES….
AND FIVE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; SHARON AND DENNIS CARVER, CAROL AND GARY STINSON, PATRICIA AND CLODY BRITT  AND  KIM
HUGHES ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LINDA  AND GARY WALKER OF LELXINGTON….SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVE….



SPORTS
12/03/18

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS GO TO GLASGOW……

AND THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHAM AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

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


KENTUCKY HAS ACCEPTED A BID TO  TAKE ON PENN STATE IN THE CITRUS BOWL…. IN  ORLANDO…..ON NEW YEARS DAY…..

THE MARKS THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE BOWL APPEARANCE FOR THE WILDCATS UNDER COACH MARK STOOPS….WHICH TIES FOR THE SECOND
LONGEST STREAK IN SCHOOL HISTORY….AND THE 18TH BOWL APPEARANCE  OVERALL….







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES
11/30/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  ROSE SLIGHTLY  FROM THREE-POINT-
FOUR PERCENT IN SEPTMBER  TO THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN OCTOBER…..AND THIS OCTOBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE
THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT RECORDED IN OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR…..

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

AROUND  THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES ROSE IN 76 COUNTIES…..FELL IN 34…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN 10…..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOST UNEOER RAT AT THEEE-PPONT-TWO OERECNE…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY  HAD THE HIGHE JOBLESS RATE AT 11-POINT-THREE PERCENT…..



SHOOTING-SMITHS GROVE
11/30/18

STATE POLICE  RESPONDED TO A SHOOTING AT A RESIDENCE ON  COTTAGE STREET IN SMITHS GROVE YESTERDAY….WHERE  TROOPERS FOUND 64
YEAR OLD STEVIE FLYNN HAD BEEN SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES…..

THE INVESTIGION REVEALED THAT   52 YEAR OLD CANDY MOSS…..WHO WAS AT THE RESIDENCE….HAD SHOT FLYNN DURING A DOMESTIC DISPUTE
THAT OCCURRED EARLY WEDNEDAY MORNING…..
FLYNN WAS TAKEN TO AN AREA HOSPITAL AND THEN FLOWN TO A TRAMA CENTER…..
MOSS WAS CHARGED WITH ASSAUT AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……



CHRISTMAS PARADES
11/30/18

BECAUSE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER IN THE FORECAST…..A NUMBER OF CHRISTMAS PARADES……SCHEUDLED FOR TOMORROW….ARE BEING
MOVED….

THE BOWLING GREEN CHRISTMAS PARADE HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON……
MORGANTOWN HAS MOVED ITS PARADE TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON…..
AND THE GLASGOW/BARREN COUNTY PARADE HAS BEEN MOVED TO SUNDAY NIGHT……

THE PARK CITY…..HORSE CAVE…AND MUNFORDVILLE PARADES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT SATURDAY……

AND A DECISION  ON THE SCOTTSVLLE/ALLEN COUNTY PARADE WILL BE MADE AT ONE TOMORROW AFTERNOON……



SPORTS
11/30/18

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY RUSSELLVILLE……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOEPSL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-50 TONIGHT……


KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED
THIS WEEK-END…..

TODAY…..BEECHWOOD TAKES ON PIKEVILLE IN THE ONE “A” GAME…..
AND CENTRAL BATTLES CORBIN IN THE THREE “A” GAME…..

THE TWO “A”….FOUR “A”….AND SIX “A” GAMES WILL BE PLAYED TOMORROW…

AND THE SIX “A” GAME IS SUNDAY……







MINIMUM WAGE
11/29/18

A STATE SENATOR FROM LEXINGTON HAS PRE-FILED A BILL FOR THE UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE SESSON THAT WOULD RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE IN
THE COMMONWEALTH…..

SENATOR REGGIE THOMAS’ BILL  CALLS FOR STAGGERED WAGE INCREASES….OVER THE NEXT SEVEN YEARS…..BRING THE MINIMUM WAGE UP TO  
15-DOLLARS  AN HOUD   BY JULY FIRST TWENY-26……

THOMAS  NOTED THE ARKANSAS…..ANOTHER RURAL STATE….JUST HAD A STATEWIDE ENACTMENT OF A  12-DOLLAR MINIMUM WAGE……
AND HE WENT ON TO SAY…..IF  ARKANSAS CAN RAISE ITS MINIMUM WAGE…..IT’S TIME FOR THE COMMONWEALTH TO DO THE SAME……



CONCERT
11/29/18

TONIGHT AT SEVEN AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH…..THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE ARTS COUNCIL  PRESENTS A REPEAT PERFORMANCE  
OF MUSIC CITY CHRISTMAS……

THE CONCEER FEATURES JASON COLEMAN SHARING THE…..SLIP FINGER….PIANO STYLE MADE FAMOUS BY HIS GRANDFATHER FLOYD CRAMER…..
AND MEGAN TAYLOR SHARING THE…..FINGER-PICKING…..GUITAR STYLE OF HER GREAT-UNCLE CHET ATKINS…..

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FROM  ARTS COUNCIL MEMBERS….AT BOTH LOCATIONS OF FARMERS BANK IN SCOTTSVILLE…..
AND A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR….



SPORTS
11/29/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS GO TO SOUTH WARREN……
AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS ENTERTAIN WARREN EAST….

THE PREDATOERS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE COYOTES…..

ACCORDING TO NUMEROUS REPORTS….PURDUE HEAD FOOTBALL COACH JEFF BROAM IS REMAINING WITH THE BOILERMAKERS….AND IS TURING
DOE AN OFFER TO COACH LOUISVILLE….

BROHAM….A FORMER TOPPER HEAD FOOTBALL COACH…..GREW UP IN LOUISVILLE AND WAS A STAR QUARTERBACK FOR THE CARDINALS…..







FISCAL COURT
11/28/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE ADOLPHUS FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE COURT UNANAIMOUSLY
APPROVED A RESOLUTION….MAKING A FORMAL REQUEST TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSON TO CHANGE THE CURRENT COMMUNITY
PLANNER AND MOVE IN A DIFFERENT DIRECTION…..



MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY
11/28/18

LAST WEEK……THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION GAVE THE COMMONWEALTH PERMISSION TO REQUIRE SOME OF KENTUCKY’S MEDICAID RECIPIENTS TO
HAVE A JOB….. GO TO SCHOOL…..OR VOLUNTEER TO KEEP THEIR BENEFITS…..

SIMILAR RULES IN ARKANSAS LED TO MORE THAN 12-THOUSAND INDIVIDUALS LOSING THEIR COVERAGE IN THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF
IMPLEMENTATION….. BUT KENTUCKY’S CHIEF HEALTH OFFICIAL IS DOWNPLAYING CONCERNS THE SAME THING WILL HAPPEN IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……

KENTUCKY HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES SECRETARY ADAM MEIER SAYS THE NEW RULES HAVE MANY EXEMPTOINS INCLUDING FOR PREGNANT
WOMEN……FULL-TIME STUDENTS…..PRIMARY CAREGIVERS OF CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY….. AND VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE……

MEIER ALSO NOTED THAT THE COMMONWEALTH’S IMPROVING ECONOMY MEANS THE EXPANDED MEDICAID PROGRAM HAS SHRUNK BY ABOUF 41-
THOUSAND PEOPLE THIS YEAR……



SPORTS
11/28/18

THE LADY PATRIOTS OPENED THE SEASON LAST NIGHT AS THEY DROPPED A 52 TO 42 DECISION TO SOUTH WARREN…..

THE PATROTS ALSO OPENED THEIR SEASON AS  THEY DOWNED THE SPARTINS 71 TO 61……

AND THE NEXT  GAME FOR THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE  SATURDAY AFTERNOON…..


IT DIDN’T TAKE  THE HILLTOPPERS LONG TO FIND A NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH…..AS TYSON HELTON WAS INTRODUCED  YESTERDAY AS WESTERN’
S 21ST HEAD FOOTBALL COACH….

HELSON WAS THE TOPPER’S OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR AND QUARTERBACKS COACH   IN TWENTY-14  AND TWENTY-15……
AFTER LEAVING THE HILL……HELTON SPENT TWO SEASON AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA  AS THE PASSING GAME COORDINATOR  
AND QUARTERBACKS COACH….
THEN LAST SEASON…..WAS THE OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR AND QUARTERBACKS COACH AT TENNESSEE…..







NO DRIVING TESTS
11/27/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK’S OFFICE HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT TOMORROW……WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH…..THERE WILL BE
NO DRIVER’S TESTING GIVEN…..

THIS INCLUDES BOTH THE WRITTEN TEST AND THE DRIVING SKILLS TEST……



GM CLOSINGS
11/27/18

GENERAL MOTORS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT CLOSING FIVE PLANTS….. WHICH DOES NOT INCLUDE THE BOWLING GREEN CORVETTE
PLANT….AND LAYING OFF UP TO 14-THOUSAND FACTORY AND WHITE-COLLAR WORKLERS……

G-M  IS CALLING THE CLOSING OF THE FIVE PLANTS A…..TRANSFORMATION…… AS IT’S GOING TO  FOCUS  ON TRUCKS….CROSSOVERS….S-U-Vs…..
AND ELECTRIC VEHCLES………

THE  SALARIED REDUCTIONS AMOUNT TO  15-PERCENT  OF GM’s NORTH AMERICAN WHITE-COLLAR WORK FORCE OT 54-THOUSAND……AT THE
FACTORIES…..THREE-THOUSAND WILL LOSE JOBS IN CANADA  AND ANOTHER  36-HUNDRED IN THE U-S…….

G-M OFFERED A VOLUNTARY SEPARATION PACKAGE TO 18-THOUSAND ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES LAST MONTH……







VAUGHN
11/23/18

86 YEAR OLD HUBERT LEE VAUGHN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT HOME CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE
THIS AFERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY BE MADE TO PLEASANT HOME CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DANNY OF TENNESSEE AND TERRY AND MELINDA OF FRANKLIN……THREE DAUGHTERS; TINA
HICKS AND TAMMY VAUGHN OF FRANKLIN AND EMILY WHITE OF TENNESSEE…..AND HE’S SURVIVED BY TERESA BROWN OF SCOTTSIVLLE……..EIGHT
GRANDCHILDREN AND 14 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
11/23/18

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAY-OFFS CONTINUE TONIGHT…..

IN CLASS FOUR “A”……FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH TAYLOR COUNTY……
AND IN CLASS FIVE “A”….SOUTH WARREN PLAYS SOUT OLDHAM…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO ST. LOUIS TO TAKE ON THE BLUES….







NASHVILLE DRIVER KILLED
11/21/18

AUTHORITIES IN NASHVILLE BELIEVE  SOMEONE THREW A CHUNK OF CONCRETE FROM AN OVERPASS OVER I-24 YESTERDAY MORING…..KILLING THE
DRIVER WHO WAS ON HIS WAY TO WORK……

54 YEAR OLD JOE SHELTON-JUNIOR  DIED WHEN THE CONCRETE CAME THROUGH HIS FRONT WINDSHIELD AND STRUCK HIM IN THE FACE…..

POLICE ARE REVIEWING AVAILABLE SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE OF THE AREA……



SPRINGFIELD ARREST
11/21/18

A MASS SHOOTING ATTACK IN SPRINGFIELD  WAS THWARD MONDAY AFTERNOON AFTER OFFICERS RESPONDED TO A TRESPASSING COMPLAINT AT  L-
B MANUFACTURING…..

37 YEAR OLD MATTHEW SMITH OF LEBANON REFUSED TO GET OUT OF HIS VEHICLE AND RAISED A FIREARM WHICH OFFICERS WERE ABLE TO TAKE
AWAY FROM HIM….A MODIFIED  FULLY-AUTOMATIC  A-R-15 RIFLE AND OTHER FIREARMS WERE FOUND IN THE VEHICLE…..




THANKSGIVING CLOSINGS
11/21/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY……
ALLEN COUINTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY……
ANIMAL SHELER, TRANSFER STATION AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..TOMORROWS CITY TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY, NOVER 26TH AND FRIDAYS
TRASH WILL BE COLELCTED TUESDAY THE 27TH……
COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSED TOORROW, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY……

CORE OPEN TODAY FROM FIVE-30 TO NINE……CLOSED TOMORROW….AND OPEN FRIDAY FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30…….



SPORTS
11/21/18

THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM GOES TO MARSHALL COUNTY FOR A SCRIMMAGE……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE BLUES……







FARM INCOME DECLINING
11/19/18

THE ST. LOUIS FEDERAL RESERVE BANK SAYS FARM  INCOME IS CONTINUING TO DECLINE WITHIN ITS DISTRICT….

THE THIRD-QUARTER REPORT…..RELEASED LAST WEEK….WAS THE 19TH STRAIGHT SURVEY IN WHICH MOST BANKERS  INDICATED THAT FARM
INCOME WAS ON THE DECLINE…..

CONCERN WAS EXPRESSED  ABOUT LOW CROP PRICES……AS BANKERS ALSO REPORTED A   TWO-POINT-FIVE  PERCENT INCREASE  IN CROP LAND
PRICES……AND A ONE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT INCREASED FOR PASTURE OR RANCH LAND……

THE FED’s  ST. LOUIS DISTRICT INCLUDES ARKANSAS  AND PARTS OF  MISSOURI….. ILLINOIS…..INDIANA….MISSISSIPPIP…..TENNESSEE…..AND
KENTUCKY……



GIVENS ELECTED TO LEADERSHIP
11/19/18

THE SENATE  REPUBLICAN CAUCUS HAS ELECTED THEIR LEADERSHSIP FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS…..

SENTOR  DAVID GIVENS  OF GREENSBURG WAS CHOSEN AS   SENATE PRESIDENT  PRO-TEM….. REPLACING SENATOR JIMMY HIGDON WHO DIDN’T
SEEK REELECTION…..AND SENATOR  MIKE WILSON FROM BOWLING GREEN  WAS REELECTED  MAJORITY WHIP…..

ROBERT STIVERS WILL REMAIN SENATE PRESIDENT…..DAMON THAYER WILL KEEP HIS POSITION AS MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER…AND JULIE ADAMS
WAS ELECTED CAUCUS CHAIR…….



GLASGOW  RESIDENT CHARGED
11/19/18

A  GLASGOW RESIDENT…..WHO EARLIER THIS MONTH WAS CHARGED WITH  MAKING  SAFETY THREATS  OF A POTENTIAL ATTACK AT WHITE HALL   AT
THE UNIVESITY OF KENTUCKY…..IS NOW FACING FEDERAL CHARGES….

19 YEAR OLD HAILY DUVALL……A SOPHOMORE FROM GLASGOW…...WHO WAS  CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATENING AND  FILING A FALSE
POLICE REPORT…..IS S NOW FACING FEDERAL CHARGES OF THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS…..MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS….AND HOXES……

DUVALL IS BEING HELD IN THE WOODFORD COUNTY DETENTION CENTER AND IS DUE BACK IN COURT TOMORROW……



SPORTS
11/19/18

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON TAMPA BAY


MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINDS…..

THE NINE-AND-ONE CHIEFS TAKING ON THE NINE-AND-ONE RAMS……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
11/16/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S OCTOBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINED STEADY AT FOUR-
POINT-FIVE PERCENT FROM SEPTEMBER TO OCTOBER……HOWEVER…..THIS OCTOBER’S JOBLESS RATE  WAS   ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE
POINT  BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-SIX PERCENT RECORDED IN OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR……

EVEN THOUGH THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WORKING AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE UNEMPLOYED BOTH INCREASED…..THE INCREASSES WEREN’T
STATISTICALLY SIGNFICANT…..WHICH IS WHY THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINED  STEADY….

NATONALLY…..THE JOBLESS RATE ALSO REMAIND STEADY AT THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT FROM SEPTEMBER TO OCTOBER……



KY SUPREME COURT
11/16/18

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS  STRUCK DOWN A LAW REQUIRING  A PANEL OF DOCTORS TO REVIEW MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES BEFORE
THEY GO TO COURT…...IN THE  RULING THE COURT SAID THE LAW VIOLATED THE COMMONWEALTH’S CONSTITUTION AS IT DELAYS ACCESS TO THE
COURTS…..

AND THE COURT ALSO UP HELD A LAW THAT BANS LABOR UNIONS FROM COLLECTING MANDATORY DUES FROM WORKERS…..


THE COURT DID NOT ISSUE A RULING ON THE PENSION SYSTEM REFORM LAW  PASSED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THIS YEAR…...AND THE COURT
IS NOT SCHEDULED TO ISSUE RULING AGAIN UNTIL DECEMBER 13TH….
AND THE COURT DID SCHEDULE ARGUMENTS IN A CASE CHALLENGING THE VALIDITY OF A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT APPROVED BY VOTERS ON
NOVEMBER SIXTH….. THE HIGH COURT WILL HEAD THAT CASE IN FEBRUARY……



SPORTS
11/16/18

MEET THE PATRIOTS IS TONIGHT……

A CHILI AND SOUP SUPPER WILL BE HELD  IN THE HIGH SCHOOL CAFETORIA AT  FIVE-30…..WITH THE PROCEEDS GOING TO THE PATRIOT AND LADY
PATRIOT BASKETBALL PROGRAMS….

THEN MEET THE PATROTS BEGINS AT SIX-30…….


LADY PATRIOT SENIOR  BASKETBALL PLAYER…..SARAH SUTTON…..SIGNED HER NATONAL LETTER OF INTENT TO PLAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL  WITH
MURRAY STATE YESTERDAY……

LAST SEASON…..SUTTON AVERAGED  18-POINT-SIX POINTS  AND SEVEN-POINT-SEVEN REBOUNDS PER GAME…..







ADULT LEARNERS
11/15/18

KENTUCKY’S COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDAY EDUCATION IS RECEIVING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO HELP ADULT LEARNERS……

THE 400-THOUSAND DOLLAR…..LUMINA FOUNDATION GRANT…..WILL HELP STUDENTS  FOLLOW CERTIFICATE OR ASSOCIAT PROGRAMS…..AS THE
INITIATIVE WILL FOCUS  ON LOW-INCOME AND UNDER-REPRESENTED  ADULTS WITH NO PREVIOUS HIGHER EDUCATION EXPERIENCE……

THE COMMONWEALTH WILL USE THE GRANT TO PARTNER WITH THREE KENTUCKY AND COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
CAMPUSES…..AS-WELL-AS  VARIOUS CAREER AND NETWORKING SERVICES……



ADKINS RUNNING
11/15/18

KENTUCKY HOUSE MINORITY LEADER ROCKY ADKINS MADE IT OFFICIAL YESTERDAY WHEN HE ANNOUNCED HE’S RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR IN
TWENTY-19…..

THE 59 YEAR OLD ADKINS JOINS ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IN WHAT IS EXPECTED TO BE A COMPETITIVE  DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY FOR THE
CHANCE  TO UNSEAT  REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……



MCCONNELL REELECTED
11/15/18

IN WASHINGTON…..SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL AND MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHMER WERE REELECTED……ACCLAMATON….
TO LEAD THEIR RESPECTIVE PARTIES…..

MCCONNELL FACED NO CONTEST FOR HIS JOB……WHILE  DEMOCRATS RETURNED SCHUMER’S ENTIRE LEADERSHIP  TEAM…..



CHARGES
11/15/18

THE HUSBAND OF A FORT CAMPBELL SOLDIER HAS BEEN INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN HER DEATH…..

VICTOR SILVERS OF CLARKSVILLE HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SEVEN COUNTS RELATED TO THE PREMEDIATED MURDER OF   SERGEANT BRITTNEY
SIVLERS….

THE CHARGES CARRY A MINIMUM SENTENCE OF NO LESS THAN 25 YEARS UP TO LIFE IN PRISON OR DEATH……




SPORTS
11/15/18

THE START OF THE BASEBALL SEASON IS MONTHS AWAY……BUT A MULTI-MILLON DOLLAR RENOVATION IS UNDERWAY AT BOWLING GREEN
BALLPARK…..
THE PROJECT INCLUDES CONSTRUCTION OF A KIDS  “SPLASH ZONE”  BEHIND THE CENTER FIELD WALL…..COMPLETING THE  360-DEGREE
WALKWAY AROUND THE BALL PARK…..AND ON THE SUITE LEVEL THE  “REINHART CLUB”  WILL BE COMPLETELY RECONFIGURED……

THE HOT RODS   OPEN THEIR   11TH SEASON  ON APRIL SIXTH……


THE PREDATORS CONTINUE THEIR WEST COAST TRIP AS THEY’RE IN ARIZONA TO TAKE ON THE COYOTES……


THE TOPPERS TANGLE WITH VALPARAISO AT THE MYRTLE BEACH INVITATIONAL…….







VOTE RECANVASS
11/14/18

COUNTY ELECTION OFFICIALS WILL  CONDUCT  A RECANVASS IN SIX KENTUCKY HOUSE DISTRICT RACES THAT ARE TOO CLOSE TO CALL…..

REPUBLICANS WON 59 HOUSE SEATS AND DEMOCRAT 35……AND CANDIDATES  IN SIX  DISTRICTS HAVE REQUESTED THE RECANVASS…..WHICH IS A
CHECK OF VOTE TOTALS…..



AMAZON  NASHVILLE
11/14/18

AMAZON ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THEY WILL BUILD AN OPERATIONS  HUB IN NASHVILLE WHICH IS EXPECTED TO  CREATE FIVE-THOUSAND  JOBS…..

THE 230-MILLION DOLLAR FACILTY   WILL BE LOCATED ON A 15-ACRE……MIXED-USE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT…..

WHEN COMPLETED…..NASHVILLE WILL BECOME AMAZON’S   EASTERN  “U-S”  HUB FOR ITS RETAIL OPERATIONS DIVISION……



FORMER PLAYER KILLED
11/14/18
06:05AM

A FORMER LADY TOPPER AND CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY  WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER  HAS DIED IN A MURDER-SUICIDE IN SHAWNEE-
MISSOURI….

27 YEAR OLD COURTNEY BIVINS WAS SHOT AND KILLED  BY 34 YEAR OLD JOSHUA MOBLEY WHO THEN TURNED THE GUN ON HIMSELF…..

BIVINS PLAYED HER FRESHMAN YEAR AT  WESTERN    BEFORE TRANSFERRING TO CAMPBELLSVILLE WHERE SHE GRADUATED IN  MAY TWENTY-
13…….



SPORTS
11/14/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LINDSEY WILSON  ENTERTAINS   BRESCIA…..

AND IN MEN’S GAMES…..
KENTUCKY IS AT HOME TO PLAY UNIVERSITY  OF NORTH DAKOTA…….



IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE BEAT SOUTHERN 104 TO 54….


AND THE PREDATORS LOST TO SAN JOSE  FIVE TO FOUR…..







BATTLEFIELD TOURISM
11/13/18

BATTLEFIELD TOURISM HAS BECOME AN IMPORTANT PART OF KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY…….AS THE KENTUCKY CIVIL WAR SITES ASSOCIATION SAY
VISITORS TO BATTLEFIELDS AND RELATED ATTRACTONS SPENT MORE THEN 10-MILLON DOLLARS IN THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..

VISITORS SPENT AN AVERAGE OF 258-DOLLARS IN THE COMMUNITIES THEY VISITED….WITH LODGING AND FOOD ACCOUNTING FOR ABOUT HALF OF
THAT…..

REVOLUNTIONARY WAR AND CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELDS WERE ALL THAT  WERE SURVEYED….SO IT DOESN’T  TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE  DOZENS OF
OTHER CIVIL WAR SITES IN KENTUCKY THAT WEREN’T BATTLEGROUNDS……

THE ANNUAL…..CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY  WEEK-END…..IS HELD EACH OCTOBER IN SCOTTSVILLE……



OPIOID CRISIS
11/13/18

THE NATONAL OPIOID OVERDOSE EPIDEMIC WAS DECLARED A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY LAST YEAR…..AND  KENTUCKY CONTINUES TO BE IN THE
SPOTLIGHT OF THE CRISIS….

ACCORDING  TO A NEW REPORT…..THE NUMBER OF OVERALL DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS IN THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR WAS  14-HUNDRED-
69…..

JEFFERSON COUNTY RECORDED THE MOST OVERDOSE DEATH  IN TWENTY-17…..WITH 44-HUNDRED-80…….THEN COMES
FAYETTE……KENTON……CAMPBELL…. AND  BOONE COUNTIES……



WANTED SUBJECT
11/13/18

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A SUBJECT WANT IN CONNECTION WITH AN   ASSULT AND BURLGRY IN HART COUNTY…..

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..TROOPERS RESPONDED   TO   EIGHT-880  CHARLIE MANSFIELD ROAD…..WHERE THEY FOUND   60 YEAR OLD STEVEN
MANSFIELD HAS BEEN SHOT  MULTIPLE TIMES…..
MANSFIELD HAD RETURNED HOME AND WAS CONFRONTED BY  32 YEAR OLD JERMEY WHEELER  OF GLASGOW  WHO WAS ARMED WITH A FIREARM
AND SHOT MANSFIELD….

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF WHEELER IS ENCOURAGE TO CONTACT POST THREE AT…..TWO-SEVEN-ZERO….SEVEN-
EIGHT-TWO-20-10



FLYNN STEPPING DOWN
11/13/18

SIMPSON COUINTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT  JIM FLYNN  IS STEPPING DOWN…. AFTER 16 YEARS…..TO ACCEPT A NEW  POSITION….

BEGIN JULY FIRST OF NEXT YEAR…...FLYNN WILL BECOME THE EXECTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL
SUPERINTENDENTS……WHICH HELPS SHAPE EDUCATION POLICY IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. AND SUPPORTS THE 173 SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND
SUPERINTENDENTS IN KENTUCKY……



SPORTS
11/13/18

THE PREDATORS ARE IN SAN JOSE TO TAKE ON THE SHARKS…..







VETERANS EDUCATION
11/12/18

THE KENTUCKY COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION HAS ANNOUNCED IT’S LAUNCHING A NEW INITIATIVE TO HELP MILITARY STUDENTS
TRANSITION TO CAMPUS…..

THIS FIRST PHASE OF THE PROJECT  IS  AN ON-LINE RESOURCE  THAT CAN BE FOUND AT THE COUNCIL’S WEBSITE….. AND IT CONNECTS SOLDIERS
TO INFORMATON THAT WILL HELP THEM MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT THEIR  EDUCATION……
THE SECOND PHASE WILL OUTLINE HOW EACH INSTITUTION ASSESSES EDUCATIONAL CREDITS BASED ON UNIQUE MILITARY EXPERIENCES…..
AND THE THIRD PHASE WILL ALLOW  POENTIAL STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPARE INSTITUTIONAL RESOURCES…..SUPPORTS…..AND
POLICIES FROM CAMPUS-TO-CAMPUS……



HART FATAL
11/12/18

STATE POLICE  INVESTIGATED A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN HART COUNTY…..ON RAIDER HOLLOW ROAD…..THAT CLAIMED A LIFE…..

REPORTEDLY…….A FORD RANGER PICKUP DRIVEN BY 38 YEAROLD DAVID CRAIN OF HORSE CAVE LEFT THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A TREE……
CRAIN WAS TRANSPORTED TO CAVERNA MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE SUCCUMBED TO HIS INJURIES……



MEETINGS
11/12/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

BECAUSE OF THE VETERAN’S DAY HOLIDAY….TONIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO NEXT MONDAY……NOVEMBE
19TH

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

THURSDAY AFRNOON AT 4 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZEHIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEET AND HALFRY/DALTON V-F-W POST 57-12
MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



VETERANS DAY CLOSINGS
11/12/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY…..

COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED TODAY…..
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TODAY  AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
ANIMAL SHELTER, TRANSFER STATION AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TODAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TODAY  AND TODAY’S  CITY TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKUP UP ON TOMORROW……

NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY TODAY…..

AND THE CORE IS  OPEN TODAY……



SPORTS
11/12/18

THE PREDATORS ARE IN ANAHEIM TO TAKE ON THE  DUCKS……


WITH TWO GAMES  LEFT IN THE SEASON……THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HAS FIRED HEAD FOOTBALL COACH BOBBY PETRINO……
THE CARDINALS ARE TWO AND EIGHT…..AND IN HIS TWO STINTS WITH LOUISVILLE….. PERINO POSTED A  77 AND 35 RECORD…..

ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH  LORENZO WARD WILL SERVE AS INTERIM COACH…..
AS THE SEACH FOR A NEW COACH WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY…..WITH SPECULATION THE CARDINALS WILL TARGET FORMER  LOUISVILLE PLAYER AND
ASSISTANT…… FORMER  W-K-U HEAD COACH….AND PURDUE HEAD COACH   JEFF BROHM……..







WKU STUDENTS MOVED
11/09/18

HUNDREDS OF WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS  ARE BEING MOVED OUT OF THEIR RESIDENCE HALL  BECAUSE OF MOLD….

348 STUDENTS IN MINTON HALL HAVE BEEN RELOCATED INTO OTHER ON-CAMPOUS HOUSING…….

WESTERN HAS BEEN TREATING MOLD IN MINTON AND THREE OTHER RESIDENCE HALLS THIS SEMESTER…….BUT BECAUSE OF THE
CONFIGURATION OF MINTON…..MORE WORK IS HAVE TO BE DONE LIKE REMOVING THE CEILING TILES……



GLASGOW  RESIDENT CHARGED
11?09/18

A  GLASGOW RESIDENT HAS BEEN CHARGED  WITH MAKING  SAFETY THREATS  OF A POTENTIAL ATTACK AT WHITE HALL   AT THE UNIVESITY OF
KENTUCKY…..

19 YEAR OLD HAILY DUVALL……A SOPHOMORE FROM GLASGOW…...HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATENING AND  FILING A FALSE
POLICE REPORT…..

DUVALL…..WHO CONTACTED  AUTHORITES WESNESDAY TO REPORT THREATS BEING DISTRIBUTED THRU SOCIAL MEDIA……WAS ARRESTED
YESTERDAY….



VETERANS DAY CLOSINGS
11/09/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY…..

COUNTY CLERKS, CIRCUIT CLERKS AND SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND MONDAY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY…..
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
ANIMAL SHELTER, TRANSFER STATION AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED MONDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTE WILL BE PICKUP UP ON TUESDAY THE 13TH……
NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY MONDAY…..

AND THE CORE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY……



SPORTS
11/09/18

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CINTINUES TONIGHT…..

IN CLASS ONE “A”…….RUSSELLVILLE TAKES ON CAMPBELLSVILLE…..
CLASS TWO “A”….FINDS GLASGOW PLAYING CARROLL COUNTY AND MONROE COUNTY TANGLES WITH WALTON-VERONA…..
IN CLASS  THREE “A”…..LARUE COUNTY GOES AGAINST CALDWELL COUNTY…..
CLASS FOUR “A”….FINDS LOGAN COUNTY GOING AGAINST FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND IN CLASS  FIVE “A”…..BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON OWENSBORO AND SOUTH WARREN PLAYS  GRAYSON COUNTY…..……







VETERANS DAY ACTIVITIES
11/08/18

VETERANS DAY ACTIVITIES IN SCOTTSVILLE  BEGIN TODAY…..

THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HAVE THEIR VETERANS DAY PROGRAM THIS MORNING AT NINE-30…..

TOMORROW…..
THE INTERMEDICATE CENTER WILL HOLD THEIR VETERAANS DAY PROGRAM AT  EIGHT  AND THE HIGH SCOOL WILL HAVE THEIR VETERANS DAY
PROGRAM AT 10-20…..
MAYOR ROB CLINE AND WIFE LINDA WILL HAVE THEIR ANNUAL VETERANS DAY LUNCH  TOMORROW  AT 11 AT THE WASHINGTON CENTER…..
AND THE PRIMARY DAY VETERANS PROGRAM  WILL BE TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ONE……

SATURDAY NIGHT  THE HALFRY/DALTON  V-F-W…..POST 57-12…..WILL HAVE THEIR ANNUAL VETERANS DAY PROGRAM AND MEAL  BEGINNNG AT SIX…..



MAYES
11/08/18

79 YEAR OLD RONALD  “RONNIE”  DALE MAYES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED)  AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…….
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AT 12NOON AT HARDWOOD  AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RHONDA AND MICHAEL BACHSCHMIDT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-
LAW;  SHERRY AND ROGER MILLER AND LINDA AND PHILLIP MORRIS ALL OF TENNESSEE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



BORDERS
11/08/18

77 YEAR OLD CECIL B. “BUDDY” BORDERS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)
NIGHT AT SIX AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH ENTOMBMENT AT A LATER DATE IN GLASGOW MUNICIPAL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR
TOMRROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL OME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO BROADBENT
WILDLIFE SANCTUARY IN IRVINGTON OR THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; SHANNON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; DEBBIS AND JERRY WOODS AND SHELIA MILLER
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND TINY BORDERS OF TENNESSEE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JERRY AND SABRINA OF BOWLING GREEN……AND A
SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOANN AND WILLIAM GREEN OF TENNESSEE……SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE………



SPORTS
11/08/18

‘IN THURSDAY NIGHT  FOOTBALL…..
THE PANTHERS ARE ON THE ROAD TO PITTSBURGH…….



ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY….

IAND THE PREDATORS DEFEATED COLORADO  FOUR TO ONE…….







ELECTION RESULTS
11/06/18

YESTERDAY WAS ELECTION DAY……AND IN ALLEN COUNTY….43-PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…..
IN THE FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL  RACE…..INCUMBET JAMES COMER DEFEATED  CHALLENGER  PAUL WALKER  49-HUNDRED-43  VOTES TO
12-HUNDRED -95….AND COMER WON REELECTION IN THE DISTRICT….
INCUMBUNT STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE DEFEATED BRIAN “TIGER” GANN  THREE-THOUSAND-846 VOTES TO TWO-THOUSAND-584…AND
WON REELECTION IN THE DISTRICT….…
THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY’S RACE…..IN ALLEN COUNTY…..SAW CHALLENGER COREY MORGAN DEFEAT INCUMBENT CLINT WILLIS 37-
HUNDRED 72 VOTES TO 24-HUNDRED-47……AND MORGAN DEFEATED WILLIS IN THE DISTRICT…...
IN THE RACE FOR COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE….DENNIS HARPER WAS THE WINNER AS HE DEFEARED STEVE ANDERSON 49-HUNDRED-92  V OTES
TO 13-HUNDRED-65……
THE FIRST DISTRICT MAGISTRATES RACE SAW TODD BRANSFORD DEFEAT ROGER BROWN 664 VOTES TO 410……
IN THE SECOND  DISTRICT CONSTABLES RACE…...INCUMBERT JONATHON CARTER DEFEATED CHALLENGER CHRISTOPHER SMITH 791 VOTES TO
259……


THE SECOND DISTRICT MAGISTRATES RACE SAW CHALLENGER WENDELL SPEARS DEFEAT INCUMBENT RON COOK 643 VOTES TO 584……
IN THE RACE FOR MAYOR OF SCOTTSVILLE…..INCUMBET   ROB CLINE WAS REELECTED AS HE DEFEATED CHAMMENGER  JERRY WHITNEY  773 VOTES
TO 442……
THE RACE FOR CITY COUNCIL SAW SEVEN INDIVIDUALS VYING FOR SIX SEATS…..AS ALL SIX INCUMBENTS WERE REELECTION AS   FRANKLIN FOSTER
RECEIVED  783 VOTES….MICHAEL MCGUIRE I 798 VOTES….. MARK HUNTSMAN 835 VOTES….. BEVERLY TRACY ANDERSON 836 VOTES…..ROGERLYNN
BUCHANON BRIDDON 694 VOTES….. KEN GOFORTH 785 VOTES AND JOHNNY BEWLETY HAS 583 VOTES……
THERE WERE A NUMBER OF UNCONTESTED RACES…..
CIRCUIT CLERK TODD CALVERT RECEIVED FOUR-THOUSAND-596 VOTES…..PVA TRACY OLIVER  55-HUNDRED-22 VOTES…..COUNTY ATTORNEY  
HALLYE ARTERBURN 52-HUNDED-61 VOTES…..COUNTY CLERK  ELAINE WILLIAMS  FOUR-THOUSAND-522 VOTES……SHERIFF JEFF COOKE  52-
HUNDRED-42 VOTES…..JAILER LARRY PIPER 53-HUNDRED-35 VOTES…..CORONER DARRIN DAVIS  FIVE-THOUSAND 367 VOTES…… CONSTABLE
DISTRICT  TWO BRUCE BACHER RECEIVED  904 VOTES……MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT THREE TONY WOLFE  HAD 11-HUNDRED-24 VOTES…..
CONSTABLE


DISTRICT THREE   MIKE  BLANKENSHIP   HAD ONE-THOUDAN-86 VOTES…..DISTRICT ELECTION RESULTS
FOUR MAGISTRATE  RICKY COOKSEY  RECEIVED  14-HUNDRED VOTES…..DISTRICT FOUR CONSTABLE ROBERT STEENBERGEN HAD  13-HUNDRED-
31  VOTES…..DISTRICT
FIVE MAGISTRATE   ROMAN PERRY JUNIOR RECEIVED  763 VOTES…..FIRST DISTRICT CONSTABLE   JAMES COOK HAD  754 VOTES…..
DISTRICT JUDGE MARTHA BLAIR HARRION WAS UNOPPOSED  AND RECEIVED  FOUR-THOUSAND-312 VOTES…..
THERE WERE TWO UNOPPOSED SCHOOL BOARD RACES AS   BRIAN CELSOR HAS  805 VOTES AND JUSTIN MARSH   874
AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT FOR  “ MARSY’S  LAW”  WAS APPROVED IN ALLEN COUNTY WITH  29-HUNDRED-48  YES VOTES   TO   25-
HUNDRED-82 VOTES….. AND PASSED IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..



SPORTS
11/07/18

THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO COLORADO TO TANGLE WITH THE AVALANCHE……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
GEORGETOWN DEFEATED MIDWAY 82 TO 56…..
AND THE WILDCATS DROPPED A 114 TO 84 DECISION TO DUKE……

IN WOMEN’S GAMES…..
THE LADY TOPPERS LOST TO LOUISVILLE 102 TO 80…….







POLSTON
11/05/18

80 YEAR OLD CONNIE POLSTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY(SUN) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE… FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS
ARE INCOMPLETE AT THIS TIME BUT WILL BE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF GOAD FUNERAL HOME….







CENTERS
11/04/18

61 YEAR OLD RITA CENTERS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY(SAT) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TUESDAY MORNING  AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW
AFTERNOON AT 12 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATION FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES….

SHE IS SURVIVED BY 2 SONS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW… JEFF AND JOANIE CENTERS AND JEREMY AND HEATHER CENTERS… HER MOTHER….
GENEVA  JENKINS… 2 BROTHERS… RAY JENKINS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE… AND LESTER JENKINS… 3 SISTERS AND ONE BROTHER IN LAW… TINA AND
JOHN ENNIS ALL OF TENNESSEE… JANIE RUSH AND LINDA JOHNS BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE… 4 GRANDSONS ALSO SURVIVE….


ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
11/02/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYEMNT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT
IN AUGUST TO THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER……AND THIS SEPTEMBER’S  JOBLESS RATE IS ALSO BELOW THE THREE-POINT-EIGHT
PERCENT RECORDED IN SEPTEMBER OF LAST  YEAR…..

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  FELL IN  90 COUNTIES….. ROSE IN 23…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN SEVEN………..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT THREE PERCENT……
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAS THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 11-POINT- SEVEN PERCENT……



COLUMBIA MAN SENTENCED
11/02/18

A COLUMBIA MAN HAS  BEEN SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ARSON AND INSURANCE FRAUD…..

44 YEAR OLD STEVE ALLEN PRITCHARD  WAS CONVICTED OF STARTING  THE FIRE  THAT COMPLETELY DESTROYED  HIS RENTAL  HOME TO COLLECT
ON A RECENTLY  PURCHASSED         50-THOUSAND DOLLAR RENTAL INSURANCE POLICY…….



ADAIR STUDENTS SUSPENDED
11/02/18

TWO  ADAIR COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS HAVE BEEN  SUSPENDED AFTER THEY CAME TO SCHOOL ON HALLOWEEN DRESSED AS THE TWO
COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTERS….

PHOTOS ON INSTAGRAM SHOW THE GIRLS RECREATING AN IMAGE FROM  THE SHOOTING IN THE HIGH SCHOOL’S LIBRARY……



HURT
11/02/18

64 YEAR OLD STEVEN FOSTER HURT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THRUS) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW  (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT
THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SHIRLEY SUE OSBORNE HURT…..TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS; LISA VINCENT OF SCOTTSVILLE AND TONYA EDGE OF
LOUISVILLE….. AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; DONALD AND VICKY OF RUSSELL SPRINGS AND JOHN AND JANIE OF
TOMPKINSVILLE……FIVE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/02/18

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS BEGIN TONIGHT AND IN CLASS FOUR  “A”……

WARREN CENTRAL  PLAYS MADISONVILLE-NORTH HOPKINS, WARREN  EAST TAKES ON  HOPKINSVILLE, FRANKLIN SIMPSON GOES AGAINST
CALLOWAY COUNTY  AND THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO LOGAN COUNTY…..

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







CRIME STOPPERS
11/01/18

SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS IS SEEKING YOUR HELP IN SOLVING A BURGLARY AND  THEFT IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

ON OCTOBER 13TH……THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO THE 85-HUNDRED BLOCK OF VETERIANS MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY….WHERE THEY DISCOVERED THE FRON DOOR  HAD BEEN BROKEN OUT…..TAKEN WERE THREE REDMAX CHAINSAWS…..FOUR RED MAX
LEAF BLOWERS….AND A RED MAX TRIMMER….

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS THE TWO MEN LEAVING IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE A HONDA PILOT AND AUDIO  INDICATES THEY WERE SPEAKING
SPANISH….

ANYONE WITH  INFORMATION ON THIS INCIDENT   IS ASKED TO CALL CRIME STOPPERS AT…..EIGHT-SIX-SIX-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-CLUE…..YOU CAN ALSO
TEXT A TIP TO S-C-K-Y PLUS YOUR MESSAGE  TO CRIMES…….
YOU WILL REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND COULD RECEIVE UP TO ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS………..



FATAL
11/01/18

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING  AN ACCIDENT IN THE 78-HUNDRED BLOOK OF HIGHWAY  ONE-85  YESTERDAY  
THAT CLAIMED A LIFE…..

DEPUTIES SAY  .A JEEP DRIVEN  BY 19 YEAR OLD DESTINY BROOKS   OF ROUNDHILL LEFT THE ROADWAY…HIT A TREE….THEN STRUCK A UNILITY
POLE AND OVERTURNED…..
BROOKS DIED AT THE SCENE…….



ARREST-HART
11/01/18

YESTERDAY MORNING…..STATE POLICE WERE CALLED TO A STRUCTURE FIRE ON WHEELER/HORTON ROAD IN HART COUNTY

THERE WERE FOUR INDIVIDUALS INSIDE THE HOME WHEN THE FIRE STARTED….. AND THE INVESTIGATION  LEAD TO 31 YEAR OLD DANIEL HUMPHREY
BEING CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF ARSON AND THREE COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT……



OLIVER
11/01/18

98 YEAR OLD VELDON E. OLIVER OF GREENFIELD-INDIANA DIED MONDAY IN GREENFIELD…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL
BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……EXPRESSONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS
ATO PARK CHAPEL CHRISTISN CHURCH  IN GREENFIELD OR THE HANCOCK COUNTY  SHRINE CLUB……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A  NIECE; MICHELLE ANDERSON AND HUSBAND GREG….THREE NEPHEWS; WELDON AND SHERYL HELSTOM, MARC AND TAMMY
LAWRENCE AND MATTHEW AND DELORES LAWRENCE……AND ARLETT BOEMAN…….



SPORTS
11/01/18

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

MURRAY STATE HOSTS LINDSEY WILSON….
AND THE LADY TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY WEST VIRGININIA STATE……


AND THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO TAMPA BAY……







RESCUE HOUSE
10/31/18

OFFICIALS  IN METCALFE COUNTY  HAVE OPENED  A SECOND “RESCUE HOUSE”….. WHICH IS NOT ONLY THE SECOND ONE IN METCALFE COUNTY…..
BUT ALSO THE SECOND IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

THE  “RESCUE HOUSE”    IS A FULLY-FURNISHED RESIDENCE WHERE FAMILIES OR INDIVIDUALS   CAN STAY FOLLOWING A DISASTER LIKE A FIRE……
INDIVIDUALS CAN USE  THE  “RESCUE HOUSE”   FOR WEEKS…..UNTIL THEY’RE  ABLE TO GET BACK ON THEIR FEET AND FIND A PERMANENT
SOLUTION……



TITLE NINE INVESTIGATION
10/31/18

A TITLE NINE INVESTIGATION  IS UNDERWAY AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……THE COMPLAINT   ALLEGES  THE UNIVERSITY ISN’T SPENDING
EQUAL AMOUNTS ON MEN’S BASEBALL AND WOMEN’S SOFTBALL……

WESTERN OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED THE INVESTIGATION WHICH BEGAN IN DECEMBER OF TWENTY-16…….



SPORTS
10/31/18

FIVE  PATRIOT FOOTBALL PLAYERS HAVE BEEN  SELECTED  TO THE SKY CONFERENCE  FIRST OR SECOND  TEAM…..IN THE LARGE SCHOOL…...CLASS
FOUR-A OR FIVE-A….

NAMED TO THE FIRST TEAM OFFENSE  IS   JACOB LIGHTFOOT……AND NAMED TO THE FIRST TEAM DEFENSE   IS CAYDEN ROSS….

SELECTED TO THE SECOND TEAM OFFENSE WAS  AUSTIN WOODS…WHILE DILLON ROOKSTOOL WAS NAMED TO THE SECOND TEAM DEFENSE……

AND HUNTER FOSTER WAS NAMED TO THE SECOND TEAM DEFENSE-PUNTER……




THE FIRST COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAY-OFF RANKINGS   OF THE SEASON HAVE BEEN RELEASED….AND IT’S NO SURPRISE THE TOP FOUR TEAMS ARE
ALABAMA….. CLEMSON….  L-S-U…..AND NOTRE DAME…. WHICH ARE THE TOP FOUR TEAMS IN THE LATEST  “A-P” COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL…..

KENTUCKY CAME IN NINTH IN THE RANKINGS…..WHICH COULD SEE SOME BIG CHANGES NEXT WEEK WITH FOUR GAMES MATCING TO 20 TEAMS….
INCLUDING ALABAMA  AT  L-S-U…….







HESSON
10/30/18

96 YEAR OLD JOHN FISHER HESSON OF LAFAYETTE DIED TODAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON  AT   
ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL HOME  LAFAYETTE CHAPEL  WITH BURIAL IN ANDERSON MEMORIAL PARK……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THURSDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME………..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DOUGLAS  AND JEANETTE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND STEVEN  AND BETTY OF GEORGIA…..EIGTH
GRANDCHILDREN, 15  GREAT-GRANDCHILDRN AND SEVERAL GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……








DRUG TAKE BACK DAY
10/26/18

TOMORROW IS THE…..NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION  DRUG TAKE BACK DAY…..WHICH GIVES INDIVIDUALS THE OPPORTUNITY TO DISPOSE OF EXPIRED
OR UNWANTED MEDICATIONS…..FREE…..AND WITH NO QUESTIONS ASKED…..

DRUG TAKE BACK DAY IS HELD TWICE A YEAR….AND LAST APRIL 474 TONS OF UNWANTED PRESCTIPTON DRUYG WERE COLELTECT…..

IN ALLEN COIUNTY……UNWANTED DRUGS CAN BE DISPOSE OF SEVEN DAYS A WEEK……24 HOURS A  DAY…..WITH THE COLLECTION BOX THAT IS
LOCATED  IN THE LOBBY OF THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER…..

ITEMS THAT ARE ACCEPTED INCLUDE PRESCRIPTON AND OVER THE COUNTER PILLS…..VITAMINS….MEDICATED OINTMENTS AND LOTONS….AND PET
MEDICATIONS…..HOWEVER…..LIQUIDS….AEROSOL CANS….AND NEEDLES  WILLL NOT BE ACCEPTED…..



DEATH INVESTIGATION
10/26/18

THE EDMONSON COUNTY SHERIFF HAS REQUESTED  STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE THE DEATH OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOLLOWING HIS ARREST….

23 YEAR OLD AARON MEREDITH OF BEE SPRINGS…..WHO WAS ARRESTED ON A NUMBER OF CHARGES INCLUDING DRIVING UNDER THE
INFLUECNE…..WAS TAKEN TO  THE MEDICAL CENTER  AT CAVERNA  YESTERDAY MORING TO BE MEDICALLY CLEARED…...AND THAT’S WHERE HE
DIED….



IVANKA TRUMP
10/26/18

IVANKA TRUMP WILL BE IN THE COMMONWEALTH TODAY TO VISIT JOB TRAINING CENTERS IN EASTERN KENTUCKY AND MOREHEAD STATE
UNIVERSITY…. WITH GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN…..

TRUMP HAS FOCUSED ON WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT…..MAKING  SIMILAR VISITS TO  FLORIDA….NORTH CAROLINA…..PENNSYLANVIA….AND
TEXAS…..



SPORTS
10/26/18

THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..

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







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
10/25/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..KENTUCKY’S SEPTEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  WAS FOUR-PONT-FIVE PERCENT…..
WHICH WAS UP SLIGHTLY FROM FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN AUGUAT……BUT IS BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT RECORDED IN
SEPTEMBEF OF LAST YEAR……

ECONOMISTS SAY THE TOTAL  NUMBER OF PEOPLE WORKING IN THE COMMONWEALTH INCREASED IN SEPTEMBER…..HOWEVER…..THE INCREASE IN
THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS WHO WERE UNEMPLOYED WAS GREATER…..CAUSING THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE TO INCREASE……

ALSO IN SEPTEMBER…..THE  “U-S”  JOBLESS  RATE  FELL  TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENT….FALLING FROMTHREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN AUGUST TO
THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER……



CIVIL WAR
10/25/18

THE ANNUAL  CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY WEEK-END  IS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT DUMONT HILL…..HOWEVER……AS MATT PEDIGO TELLS
NEWSWATCH YOU MAY HEAR SOME ACTIVITY BEGINNING TONIGHT……

ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK-END IS THE BATTLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO……
AND THE TIME FOR SUNDAY’S BATTLE IS BEING MOVED UP FROM TWO TO ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON……



HEPATITIS CASES
10/25/18

KENTUCKY NOW HAS SEEN MORE THAN TWO-THOUSAND REPORTED  CASES OF HEPATITIS  “A”  SICNE  THE OUTBREAK BEGAN  IN NOVEMBER OF
LAST YEAR…..

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS IN THE LATEST REPORT  THAT A  RECORD 87 CASES WERE REPORTED FOR THE WEEK OF
SEPTEMBER 23RD  THRU 29TH….AND 83 CASES WERE REPORTED THE NEXT WEEK……

14 PEOPLE HAVE DIED AS A RESULT OF THE OUTBREAK…..AND 11-HUNDRED-26 HAVE BEE HOSPITALIZED……



kROGER SHOOTING
10/25/18

TWO PEOPLE WER KILLED IN A SHOOTING AT THE KROGER MARKET PLACE  ON HURSTBOURNE PAKWAY IN JEFFERSONTOW YESTERDAY….

AUTHORIES SAY A MAN WALKED INTO THE STORE …..PULLED OUT A  GUN  AND FIRE MULTIPLE SHOTS AT A MAN KILLING HIM….HE THEN LEFT THE
STORE AND WENT INTO THE PAARKING LOT WHERE HE SHOT AND KILLED A WOMAN….

AN ARMED INDIVIDUAL IN THE PARKING LOT EXCHANGED GUNFIRE WITH THE SUSPECT……NEITHER WAS STRUCK…AND THE SUSPECT WHO  FLED
THE SCENE…. WAS CAPTURED NEARBY…..

AT THIS TIME…..AUTHORITES DON’T HAVE A MOTIVE FOR THE SHOOTING AND THEY SAY BOTH VICTIMS  WERE “RANDOM”……



ARREST
10/25/18

FOLLOWING A TWO MONTH INVESTIGATION….THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE ARREST TWO INDIVIDUALS…..

36 YEAR OLD CARL GENE JONES OF 16-36 JOHNSON DRIVE YESTERDAY….WHO WAS CHARGED WIH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
METH…..
AND 18 YEAR OLD JACOB DENSON OF FOUR-18 GRAY AVENUE WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, TAMPERING
WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE  AND DRIVING ON A D-U-I SUSPENDED LICENSE…….

OFFICERS SAY MORE ARRESTS IN THIS CASE ARE PENDING…..



SPORTS
10/25/18

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT BOWLING GREEN……

THE PREDATORS ARE IN NEW JERSEY TO TAKE ON THE DEVILS……







TAKING BACK
10/23/18

THE NEXT MEETING IN THE  “TAKING BACK OUR COMMUNITY:PART 2”, WILL BE TONIGHT AT SEVEN AT  CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER
TWO…. SPONSORED BY THE  FAITH COALIATION, ASAP-BOARD, ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND BARREN  RIVER  DRUG TASK FORCE…..
OFFICERS  WILL BE WORKING WITH RESIDENTS  TO ADDRESS THE DRUG ISSUES  IN OUR COMMUNITY…..



SPORTS
10/23/18

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON SAN JOSE……

THE WORLD SEREIS BEGINS AS THE RED SOX HOST THE DODGERS…..







MARKET BASKET
10/22/18

THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU  MARKETBASKET SURVEY….HAS SEEN ITS FIRST DROP THIS  YEAR…ALTHOUGH  IT WAS A SMALL ONE…..

THE SURVEY RECORDS THE PRICE OF 40-BASIC FOOD ITEMS THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH…….DURING THE FIRST TWO QUARTERS OF THE
YEAR FOOD PRICES INCREASED ONE-POINT35 PERCENT AND TWO-POINT19 PERCENT RESPECTIVELY…….FOLLOWING A YEAR OF DECLINES IN
TWENTY-17…….

DURNG THE THIRD QUARTER…… THE OVER-ALL COST OF THE 40 FOOD ITEMS DECREASED POINT-83 PERCENT FROM THE SECOND QUARTER….
WITH THE TOTAL COST AVERAGING  117-DOLLARS  AND 30-CENTS……

THIRD QUARTER PRICES WERE A MMIXED  BAG WITH SEVERAL DECLINES ALONG WITH A FEW INCREASES…..



CAMPAIGN FUNDS AND CHILD CARE
10/22/18

ELECTION OFFICIALS IN KENTUCKY SAY INDIVIDUALS RUNNING FOR OFFICE COULD USE CAMPAIGN FUNDS TO PAY FOR CHILD CARE EXPENSES IN
CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCE….

THE KENTUCKY REGISTRY OF ELECTION  FINANCE SAYS THEY WOULD CONSIDER CHILD CARE EXPENSES ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS…..CANDIDATES
COULD NOT USE DONATIONS TO PAY FOR EXISTING CHILD CARE…..BUT IT COULD BE PERMISSIBLE IF THE EXPENSES ARE DIRECTLY RELATED TO
THE CAMPAIGN…..

IN MAY…..THE FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISION RULED IT WAS   “OK”  FOR FEDERAL CANDIDATES……AND SINCE THEN…..SEVERAL STATE’S  INCLDING
THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE ISSUED SIMILAR RULINGS…..



HEMP PLANT
10/22/18

A COMPANY HAS BROKEN GROUND ON A FACILITHY TO DEVELOP AND MANUFACTURE HEMP-BASED PRODUCTS IN KENTUCKY…..

THE FACILITY…..BEING BUILT IN PARIS BY AGTECH SCIENTIFIC…..WILL START WITH ABOUT 50-EMPLOYEES….BUT IS PROJECTED TO GROW TO 271
WORKERS  WITHIN THREE YEARS…..

AGTECH  PLANS TO WORK WITH KENTUCKY FARMERS  TO GROW  HEMP AND PARTNER WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ON RESEARCH……



ARREST
10/22/18

THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE ARRESTED THREE SCOTTSVILLE RESIDENTS FOLLOWING THE EXECUTION OF A  A SEARCH WARRANT AT
ONE-43 PARKWAY DRIVE IN CONNECTION WITH A DRUG INVESTIGATION…..

DETECTIVES DISCOVERED CRYSTAL METH….PRESCRIPTION PILLS…..DIGITAL SCALES…..AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..

34 YEAR OLD ASHLEY SMITH AND   31 YEAR OLD WESLEY  ALLEN STINSON   WERE CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-TWO
GRAMS OF METH, TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLES SUBSTANCE-10 DOSE UNITS, TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-20 DOSE UNITS,
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..

AND  23 YEAR OLD JACOB ANDREW SMITH WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA……



SCHOOLS THREATENED
10/22/18

STATE POLCIE SAY THE TEAM WORK OF STATE AND FEDERAL AUTHORITIES  LED TO THE ARREST OF A MAN ACCUSED OF MAKING THREATS THAT
CLOSED SCHOOLS IN ANDERSON AND SHELBY COUNTIES FRIDAY….

POLICE ARRESTED 20 YEAR OLD DYLAN JARRELL OF LAWRENCEBURG WHO HAD A FIREARM…OVER 200 ROUND OF AMMUNITION…A 100 ROUND
MAGAZINE….BULLET PROFF VEST….AND A DETAILED  PLAN OF ATTACK….

SHELBY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..WHICH IS ON FALL BRREAK…..SUSPENDED ACTIVITIES FOR THE AFTERNOON……WHILE ANDERSON COUNTY
SCHOOLS CANCELED CLASSES…..



CALVERT
10/22/18

75 YEAR OLD BRO. FRANKIE CALVERT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. CARMEL CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS
AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SARAH WILKERSON CALVERT…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-ON-LAW; LISA  CALVERT AND HUSBAND RICKY DISMAN  OF
ADOLPHUS AND FAITH STREENBERGEN AND HUSBAND ROBERT OWEN OF SCOTTSVILLE……10 GRANDCHIDLREN AND EIGHT GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….



SPORTS
10/22/18

THE PATRIOT JUNOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO PORTLAND







ASSAULT
12/18/18

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

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

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



ACT SCORES
10/18/18

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

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

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



SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
10/18/18

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

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

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



BLUEGRASS HALL OF FAME
10/18/18

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

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



MCGUIRE
10/18/18

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

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



SPORTS
10/18/18

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


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


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







MARSY’S LAW APPEAL
10/17/18

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

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

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



FORMER SENATOR  DIES
10/17/18

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

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

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



PURSUIT
10/17/18

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

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



SPORTS
10/17/18

AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..

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

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







STONE ILL
10/16/18

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

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

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



MARCY’S LAW
10/16/18

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

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

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



WANTED INDIVIDUAL
10/16/18

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



SPORTS
10/16/18

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

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







ABORTON CLINIC
10/12/18

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

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



SIXTH CONGRESSIONAL RACE
10/12/18

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

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



SPORTS
10/12/18

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

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


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

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


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

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

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







REVENUES UP
10/11/18

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

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

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

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



REGULATIONS WAIVED
10/11/18

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

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

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

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



ARREST-ALLEN
10/11/18

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

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

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



POLICE OFFICER SHOT
10/11/18

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

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

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



FARM FATAL
10/11/18

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
10/11/18

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

THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO SOUTH WARREN……

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


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON WINNIPEG……







HOME SALES
10/10/18

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

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

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

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



MARSY’S LAW
10/10/18

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

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

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

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



NEW RACING FACILITY
10/10/18

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

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

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



SEARCH EFFORT
10/10/18

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

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



SPORTS
10/10/18

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

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

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







CITY COUNCIL
10/09/18

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE HAS BEEN AWARDED A FEDERAL GRANT TO ESTABLISH A BUS ROUTE……AND AT LAST NIGHT’S CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..
CITY CLERK GAYLE DAVIS TOLD THE COUNCIL THE BUS HAS BEEN ORDERED……

WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR GREG COOK UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE NEW SEWER LINE ON VETERANS MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY…..THE THREE NEEDED EASEMENTS HAVE BEEN PURCHASED AND THE ENGINEERS ARE MAKING THE FINAL CHANGES TO THE PLANS…..
ONCE COMPLETED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY THEY WILL BE SENT TO FRANKFORT……

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



ARREST
10/09/18

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

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

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



DEAD MAN ON TRAIN
10/09/18

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

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

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



FATAL-METCALFE
10/09/18

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



SPORTS
10/09/18

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



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







FALL CLEAN WEEK[
10/08/18

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

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

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

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



TEACHERS DEMONSTRATE
10/08/18

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

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



BESHEAR FUND RAISING
10/08/18

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

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

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




THREAT
10/08/18

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

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



MEETINGS
10/08/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

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

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



SPORTS
10/08/18

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







CONNER
10/08/18

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

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

FROST
10/07/18

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

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


ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
09/28/18

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

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

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



JONES SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT
09/28/18

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

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



DETTMAN PLEA
09/28/18

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

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

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



EVANS
09/28/18

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

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



CHERRY
09/28/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/28/18

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

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







KENTUCKY TAXES
09/27/18

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

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

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

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



ARREST
09/27/18

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

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



URBER SETTLEMENT
09/27/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
09/27/18

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


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







FISCAL COURT
09/26/18

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

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



TEST SCORES
09/26/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF EDUCATION  HAS RELEASED  THE TWENTY-17-TWENTY-18   STUDENT ASSESSMENT RESULTS  FOR THE  SECOND
YEAR OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD…..AND ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS CURRICULUM SUPERVISOR  CHAD COOOPER  TELLS NEWSWATCH  THEY WERE
PLEASED WITH ALLEN COUNTY’S RESULTS……

THE COMMONWEALTH IS IN THE PROCESS OF PHASING IN A NEW ACCOUNTABILTY SYUSTEM…...WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO BE FULLY IMPLEMENT THIS
SCHOOL YEAR…...AND THE NEW TEST CONFOMS TO REQUIREMENTS OF THE  FEDERAL  “EVERY STUDENT SUCCEDDS ACT” AND KENTUCKY SENATE
BILL-ONE….
WHEN FULLY IMPLEMENTED…..SCHOOL AND DISTRICT PERFORMANCE WILL BE CLASSIFIED USING A FIVE-STAR RATING SYSTEM……



MADDEN
09/26/18

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



SPORTS
09/26/18

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

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







NEWS LICENSES
09/25/18

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

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

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



NAPIER
09/25/18

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

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



ATWOOD
09/24/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/25/18

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

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

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


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







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
09/24/18

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

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

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




ROAD WORK IN ALLEN
09/24/18

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

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



STAMPS
09/24/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/24/18

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

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







SUPREME COURT HEARING
09/21/18

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

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

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




HORSE CAVE SUED
09/21/18

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

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

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



TRAVELING WALL
09/21/18

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

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



PUBLIC LANDS DAY
09/21/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
09/21/18

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

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



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







STONE APOLOGIES
09/20/18

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

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

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



FEDERAL MOGAL SETTLEMENT
09/20/18

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

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

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



FRATERNITY CLOSED
09/20/18

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

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

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

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



HOME SCHOOLING REPORT
09/20/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
09/20/18

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

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

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

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







FLU CAMPAIGN
09/19/18

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

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

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



FATAL
09/19/18

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

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



UK STUDENT SUSPENDED
09/19/18

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

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


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

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



RUSSELL COUNTY MAN GUILTY
09/19/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/19/18

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

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

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







PLANNING & ZONING
09/17/2018

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

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



PLANNING & ZONING
09/17/2018

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

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



SPORTS
09/18/18

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

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


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







PRIMARY CENTER GRANT
09/17/18

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

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

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



MEDICAL TEAM
09/17/18

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

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

THE TEAM  WILL BE GONE FOR TWO WEEKS…..



GRIMES INVESTIGATON
09/17/18

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

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



FANN
09/17/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/17/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM  PLAYS AT RUSSELLVILLE…..

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







WHITLOW
9/15/18

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

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


BAND FESTIVAL
09/14/18

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

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

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

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



PAUL SUIT
09/14/18

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

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

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



QUARLES ELECTED
09/14/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/14/18

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

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







WARREN PLANT EXPANDING
09/12/18

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

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



FATAL-WARREN
09/13/18

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

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

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



HAGAN
09/13/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/13/18

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

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



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

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

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







DIRECTOR STEPPING DOWN
09/12/18

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

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

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



GOLDEN ALERT
09/12/18

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

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

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

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



DEPUTY SHOT
09/12/18

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

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



LAW
09/12/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/12/18

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

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

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







TAKING BACK
09/10/18

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

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

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



FORMER PROFESSOR CHARGED
09/10/18

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

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

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



BOMB THREAT
09/10/18

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

STATE POLICE CANINE UNITS ALSO  RESPONDED…..

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



MEETINGS
09/10/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK……

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

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

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



SPORTS
09/10/18

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

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



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







HENSLEY
9/10/18

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

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


ULSH
9/9/18

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

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



POST ELECTION AUDIT
09/07/18

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

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

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



FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
09/07/18

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

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

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



CARTER
09/07/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/07/18

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

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







BG MAN PLEDS GUILTY
09/06/18

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

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

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



WILSON
09/06/18

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

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



STUART
09/05/18

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

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



SPORTS
09/06/18

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

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







GRIMES COMPLAINT
09/05/18

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

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

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



TUITION CUT
09/05/18

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

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

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



TODDLER SHOT
09/05/18

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

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

THE TWO-YEAR-OLD DIED AT THE SCENE……



HEALTH CAMPAIGN
09/05/18

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
09/05/18

THE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW……



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







KY HOME SALE RISE
09/04/18

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

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

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



CHILD CARE
09/04/18

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

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

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



ELDER LUNDERGAN INDICTED
09/04/18

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

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

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

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



I-65 RESURFACING
09/04/18

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

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
09/04/18

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

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

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







CLARK
08/31/18

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

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



WOOD
08/31/18

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

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



SPORTS
08/31/18

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

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

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


AND THE TOPPERS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WISCONSIN……







COUNTY TRAFFIC SCHOOLS
08/30/18

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

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

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

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



VETERANS CENTERS
08/30/18

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

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

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



ACCIDENT
08/30/18

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

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



SPORTS
08/31/18

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

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


IN N-F-L PRE-SEAOSN FOOTBALL…..

THE TITANS HOST THE VIKINGS…..







FISCAL COURT
08/29/18

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

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

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

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



DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY
08/29/18

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

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

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



STATE ELECTION BOARD
08/29/18

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

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

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



JEFFERSON SCHOOL TAKE OVER
08/29/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/29/18

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

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

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







I-65 CONSTRUCTION
08/28/18

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

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



PENSION SYSTEM EARNINGS
08/28/18

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

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

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



STATE ELECTONS BOARD
08/28/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/28/18

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

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


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

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

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







BEVIN TO SEEK REELECTON
08/27/18

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

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



CHAO CHOSEN
08/27/18

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

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

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



CORVETTE MUSEUM FILM HONORED
08/27/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/27/18

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


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

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

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







KOUNS
8/25/18

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

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


ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
08/24/18

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

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

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



ARREST
08/24/18

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

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

BROWN IS CHARGED WITH SODOMY AND SEXUAL ABUSE…..



GUILTY PLEA
08/24/18

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

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

SENTENCING IS SET FOR  NOVEMEBR 15TH…….



SPORTS
0824/18

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







NATIONAL MOTTO
08/23/18

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

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

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



US BANK ROBBED
08/23/18

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

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

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

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



BRANHAM
08/23/18

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

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



SPORTS
0823/18

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

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


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

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







TRUMP NOMINATION
08/22/18

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

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

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



HAYS
08/22/18

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

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



CALVERT
08/22/18

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

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



SPORTS
08/22/18

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

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







STATE ELECTION BOARD
08/20/18

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

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

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



ROBERTS
08/20/18

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

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



DENNIS
8/19/18

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

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



SPORTS
08/20/18

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

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

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


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

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

CHURCHILL DOWNS WILL HOST THE BREEDERS  CUP THIS NOVEMBER……







MADDEN FORMER ATTORNEY RESPONDS
08/17/18

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

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



WRITE-IN CANDIDATES
08/17/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/17/18

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


THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON GETS UNDERWAY TONIGHT….

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

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







BEVIN DEFENDS PENSION LAW
08/16/18

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

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



SOLDIER REMAINS RETURNED
08/16/18

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

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

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



HART FATAL
08/16/18

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

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



FORMER DEPUTY PLEADS GUILTY
08/16/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/16/18

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

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







LOTTERY SALES
08/15/18

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

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

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

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



ETHICS CHANGES
08/15/18

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

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

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



CATALYTIC CONVERTERS STOLEN
08/15/18

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

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

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




SPORTS
08/15/18

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

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







CITY COUNCIL
08/14/18

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



TWO CHARGED WITH MURDER
08/14/18

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

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



WARREN STAND OFF
08/14/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/14/18

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

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







DOCTOR SENTENCED
08/13/18

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

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



MAN FOUND GUILTY
08/13/18

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

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

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



MEETINGS
08/13/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/13/18

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

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

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



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

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







CHRISTY STILL WANTED
08/10/18

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

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

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



THREE OFFICERS HONORED
08/10/18

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

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

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



SCOUT CELEBRATION
08/10/18

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

THE OPENING CAMPFIRE IS TONIGHT…..…..

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

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



SPORTS
08/10/18

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


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


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

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

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







SCHOOL BEGINS
08/09/18

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



PAUL DELIVERS LETTER
08/09/18

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

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



GOVERNOR WILL PAY
08/09/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/09/18

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

THE TITANS TRAVEL TO GREEN BAY…….

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







RITE AID STORES CLOSING
08/08/18

TWO SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY RITE AID STORES ARE CLOSING…..

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

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



PAUL RUSSIAN MEETING
08/08/18

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

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



POLAND
08/06/18

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

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



SPORTS
08/08/18

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

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

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

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







MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL
08/07/18

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

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

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



WANTED MAN
08/07/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/07/18

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

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


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

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







FOSTER CHOSEN
08/06/18

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

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

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

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



OPEN HOUSE
08/06/18

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



MEETINGS
08/06/18

ON THE MEETING  CALENDAR THIS WEEK…

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/06/18

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


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

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

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







RICHARDS HONORED
08/03/18

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

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

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



FANCY FARM
08/03/18

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

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

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



ACCIDENT-HART
08/03/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/03/18

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

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



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

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







SOLDIER REMAINS IDENTIFIED
08/02/18

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

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

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




FOOD HUNGER  RATE
08/02/18

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

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

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

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



BACK GROUND CHECKS
08/02/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
08/02/18

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

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

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



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

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







MADDEN
07/31/18

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

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



ASHLAND LEAVING KENTUCKY
08/01/18

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

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

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



APARTMENT COLLAPSE
08/01/18

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

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



SPORTS
08/01/18

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


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

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

THREE OTHER TEAMS HAVE YET TO BE ANNOUNCED…..







PAUL SUPPORTS NOMINATION
07/31/18

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

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

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



SCAM WARNING
07/31/18

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

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

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



MEDICAL SCHOOL CLASS
07/31/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/31/18

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


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

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







MEDICAID COPAYS
07/30/18

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

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

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

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



US BANK
07/30/18

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

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

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



RIDE MALFUNCTION
07/30/18

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

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

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



4 YEAR OLD DROWNS
07/30/18

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

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

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE INCIDENT  IS CONTINUING……



SPORTS
07/30/18

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

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







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
07/27/18

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

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

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



TAX FREE WEEK END
07/27/18

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

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



KSP CRUISER TOPS
07/27/18

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

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

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



GUILTY PLEA
07/27/18

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

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

SENTENCING IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER  25TH……



WEAPONS CHARGES
07/27/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/27/18

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


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

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

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







HEALTH INSURANCE
07/26/18

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

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

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



BEVIN UNPOPULAR
07/26/18

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

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

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

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



MAMMOTH CAVE TRAIL
07/26/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/26/18

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

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







FISCAL COURT
07/25/18

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

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



NEW METCALFE PRINCIPAL
07/25/18

METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS A NEW PRINCIPAL…..

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

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



NEW METCALFE PRINCIPAL
07/25/18

METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS A NEW PRINCIPAL…..

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

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



MOVE OVER LAW
07/25/18

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/25/18

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

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

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







SPORTS
07/24/18

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

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







KENTUCKY INCOME
07/23/18

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

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

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

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



DAY OF CARING
07/23/18

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

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



TORNADOS CONFIRMED
07/23/18

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

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

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



PEDESTRAIN FATAL
07/23/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
07223/18

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

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

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






KY UNEMPLOYMENT UP
07/20/18

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

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

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

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



BENEFITS RESTORED
07/20/18

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

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

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

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



HEPATITIS OUTBREAK
07/20/18

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

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

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



DEPP APPOINTED COMMISSIONER
07/20/18

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

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

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



SALAZAR
07/20/18

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

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



SPORTS
07/20/18

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

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

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







COMER ASSIGNMENT
07/19/18

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

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

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



STATE POLICE CRUISER
07/19/18

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

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

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

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



FAYETTE TAX INCREASE
07/19/18

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

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

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



BARREN DROWNING
07/19/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/19/18

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

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

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







FRANKLIN PIG FARM
07/18/18

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

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

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



TROOPERS HONORED
07/18/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/18/18

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

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

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


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

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







CHAMBER INITIATIVE
07/17/17

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

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

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

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



CAPITOL OFFICES DAMAGED
07/17/18

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

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

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

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



GUILTY PLEA
07/17/18

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

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

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



ARREST
07/17/18

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

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

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



PETTY
07/17/18

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

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



SPORTS
07/17/18

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

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


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

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

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







WHEAT
7/15/18

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

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


GRAHAM
07/14/18

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

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



NEW LAWS
07/13/18

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

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

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



ARREST-METCALFE
07/13/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/13/18

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

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

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



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

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







WESTERN ROTC
07/12/18

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

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

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



SCHNATTER STEPS DOWN
07/12/18

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

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



BESHEAR DONATIONS
07/12/18

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

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



BOUCHER MOTION
07/12/18

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

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

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



SPORTS
07/12/18

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

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

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







CAREMARK FINED
07/11/18

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

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

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



POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN
07/11/18

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

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

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



ACCIDENT-HART
07/11/18

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

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

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



FARM BUREAU OFFICE CLOSED
07/11/18

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

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



SPORTS
07/11/18

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

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

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







CITY COUNCIL
07/10/18

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



BEVIN REACTION
07/10/18

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

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

AUTHORITIES HAVE NEVER ACCUSED THE BESHEARS OF KNOWING ABOUT LONGMEYER’S ILLEGAL ACTINS…..



FATAL-WARREN
07/10/18

A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON I-65…..AT THE SOUTHBOUND  36-MILE MARKER IN WARREN COUNTYYESTERDAY MORNING….CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A
TENNESSEE MAN…..

STATE POLCIE SAY A TWO-THOUSNAD OUTBACK…..DRIVEN BY 83 YEAR OLD JAMES WILLIAMS FROM MCMINNVILLE…..LEFT THE ROADWAY…..WENT
DOWN AN EARTH EMBANKMENT AND STRUCK A TREE…

THE VEHICLE CAUGHT FIRE AFTER STRIKING THE TREE…..AND WILLIAMS DIED AT THE SCENE……



SPORTS
07/10/18

THE U-K FOOTBALL TEAM  KICKS OFF THE SEASON IN LESS THAN TWO MONTHS…. BUT OFFICIALS SAY SEASON TICKET SALES ARE RUNNING BEHIND
LAST YEAR…..

ABOUT 28-THOUSAND SEASON TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD…..WHICH IS DOWN FROM 32-THOUSAND THIS TIME LAST YEAR……

THAT’S A 10-PERCENT DROP FROM A YEAR AGO FOR A TEAM THAT RETURNS 17 STARTERS AND HAS ADVANCED TO TWO STRAIGHT BOWL GAMES……







BESHEAR TO ANNOUNCE RUN
07/09/18

ACCORDING TO REPORTS…..KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  WILL ANNOUNCE TODAY THAT HE WILL RUN FOR GOVERNOR IN
TWENTY-19….. AND HIS RUNNING MATE WILL BE JACQUELINE COLEMAN…..AN ASSISTANT  HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL AND POLITICAL RECRUITER…..

BESHEAR WILL BE THE FIRST DEMOCAT TO OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCE HE IS RUNNING AGAINST GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…...WHO HAS YET TO SAY IF HE
WILL RUN FOR RE-ELETION…..

BESHEAR HAS A SERIES OF SPEAKING EVENTS SCHEDULED ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH TODAY AND TOMORROW IN ORDER TO MAKE AN
ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING THE FUTURE OF KENTUCKY……

HIS FIRST STOP  TODAY WILL BE AT THE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSEUM IN LOUISVILLE…...AFTER THAT HE HEADS TO LEXINGTON…..
PIKEVILLE….AND ASHLAND…..
AND TOMORROW  BESHEAR  IS SCHEDULE TO BE  IN  OWENSBORO…..PADUCAH….. AND BOWLING GREEN……



MCCONELL CONFRONTED
07/09/18

SATURDAY IN LOUISVILLE…..SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL WAS CONFRONTED BY A GROUP OF PROTESTERS…..ABOUT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’
S IMMIGRATION POLICY…..AS HE WAS LEA VING A RESTAURANT…..

CHANTING….ABOLICE  ICE….THE IMPROMTU PROTEST TOOK PLACE NEAR WHERE HUNDREDS PROTESTED THE GOVERNMENT’S  NOW-ENDED
FAMILY SEPARATION POLICY……

MCCONNELL’S DINING CAMPANION……KENTUCKY POLITICIAN JOHATHAN SHELL…..CHARACTERIZED THE PROTESTING GROUP AS “SMALL” AND
“EXTREMIST”……



HEALTH INSURANCE
07/09/18

SOME KENTUCKY CUSTOMERS WHO GET INSURANCE THROUGH THE FEDERAL HEALTH EXCHANGE….WILL EVEN SOME COMPETITION AMONG
INSURANE PROVIDERS….BECAUSE ANTHEM  IS INCREASING THE NUMBER OF COUNTIES IN WHICH IT IS OFFERING PLANS……

HEALTH INSURERS HAVE FILED  WITH THE COMMONWEALTH…..THEIR PRELIMINARY RATE REQUESTS FOR  TWENTY-19…..WITH ANTHEM
REQUESTING AN AVERAGE INCREASE OF THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT OVER  13-PLANS…..AND CARESOURE IS PROPOSING AN AVERAGE  19-POINT-
FOUR PERCENT HIKE FOR ITS 12 PLANS……

THE KENTUCKY INSURANCE COMMISSION WILL REVIEW THE REQUESTS AND ARE EXPECTED TO FINALIZE ANY RATE CHANGES BY LATE
AUGUST……WITH OPEN ROLLMENT FOR TWENTY-19 BEGINNING AUGUST FIRST……

THE RATES AFFECT   ABOUT  77-THOUSAND-500  KENTUCKIANS WHO GET INSURANCE THROUGH   THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT……



MURDER ARREST
07/09/18

A SCOTTSVILLE MAN IS DEAD AND A GLASOGW MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER FOLLOWING AN INDICENT EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING ON
LICK BRANCH ROAD IN BARREN COUNTY…..

STATE POLICE WERE CALLED AFTER THE BODY OF 40 YEAR OLD KEVIN MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS FOUND LYING ON THE SIDE OF THE ROADWAY
WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND…..

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THERE HAD BEEN AN ALTERCATION BETWEEN  MILLER AND  52 YEAR OLD BOBBY CONATSER OF GLASGOW…..WHICH
CONCLUDED WITH CONATSER FIRING A SHOTGUN…..STRIKING  MILLER IN THE BACK….

CONATSER WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER  AND LODGED IN THE BARREN COUNTY JAIL……



FISHERMEN RESCUED
07/09/18

SATURDAY NIGHT……TWO FISHERMEN WERE RESCUED FROM THE BARREN RIVER IN BOWLING GRWEN WHEN THEIR  BOAT BECAME CAUGHT IN THE
CURRENT AND EVENTUALLY STUCK ON A ROCK UNDER THE  COLLEGE STREET BRIDGE…..

IT TOOK ABOUT AN HOUR TO GET THEM OUT OF THE WATER….. AND NO ONE WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT……



JOHNSON
07/09/18

96 YEAR OLD FLOYD HOWARD JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED THURSDAY AT HOPE HOSPICE IN LEHIGH-FLORIDA…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ST. JUDE’S CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; POLLEY SEDAHL OF FLORIDA…..AND A SON; TED JOHNSON OF TENNESSEE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……….



SPORTS
07/09/18

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL…..TOP  WESTERN  KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL RECRUIT CHARLES BASSEY’S  LEGAL GUARDIAN…..
IS ABOUT TO BECOME AN ASSISTANT COACH ON THE TOPPER STAFF AT A SALARY OF 200-THOUSAND-FOUR DOLLARS……;

THE HIRE…..WHICH  WAS SUBMITTED ON JUNE 28TH…..IS STILL AWAITING APPROVAL FROM THE BOARD OF REGENTS….

THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF  HENNSSY AURIANTAL’S  HIRING ENDS MONTHS OF SPECULATION  THAT HE WOULD BE JOINING BASSEY IN BOWLING……







SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES
07/06/18

THE TWENTY-18-19 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BEGIN AUGUST NINTH FOR STUDENTS IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOOL DISTRICT…..AND TO HELP
STUDENTS AND PARENTS PREPARE FOR THE RETURN TO THE CLASS ROOM…..EACH SCHOOL WIL HAVE OPEN HOUSE AND ORIENTATION  EVENTS
BEGINNING LATER THIS MONTH…..

THE PRIMARY CENTER WILL HAVE OPEN HOUSE FOR  KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS MONDAY-JULY 30TH BEGINNING AT THREE…..THE OPEN HOUSE
FOR PRESCHOOL….FIRST….SECOND…AND  THIRD GRADE STUDENT WILL BE FROM FOUR TO SIX  ON JULY  31ST……
THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER WILL HOLD OPEN HOUSE FOR ALL STUDENTS TUESDAY-JULY 31ST FROM FIVE TO SEVEN…..
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HAVE SEVENTH GRADE ORIENTATION AND OPEN HOUSE ON THURSDAY-AUGUST SECOND BEGINNING AT FIVE…..AND
EIGHTH GRADE ORIENTATON AND OPEN HOUSE WILL BE MONDAY-AUGUST SIXTH AT FIVE…..
AND THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HAVE OPEN HOUSE FOR ALL STUDENTS THURSDAY AUGUST SECON FRO FORU TO SIX…..AND FRESHMAN
ORIENTATION  AND PARENT MEETING WILL BE AT FIVE……



NATCHER UPGRADES
07/06/18

THE MODERNIZATON UPGRADES TO TURN THE NATCHER PARKWAY INTO AN INTERSTATE-65  SPUR ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN MONDAY…..AND MAJOR
TRAFFIC IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED UNTIL THE END OF THE YEAR….

THE NATCHER PARKWAY WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE IN BOTH DIRECTIONS BETWEEN EXIT-SIX….NASHVILLE ROAD  AND EXIT SEVEN….
RUSSELLVILLE ROAD….
MOTORISTS NEED TO BE AWARE THE NORTHBOUND ENTRANCE TO NATCHER PARKWAY  AT NASHVILLE ROAD  AND THE SOUTHBOUND ENTRANCE
RAMP AT RUSSELLVILLE ROAD  BE A STOP CONDITION…..MOTORISTS  WILL HAVE TO STOP ON THE ENTRANCE RAMP BEFORE ENTERING THE
PARKWAY WHICH IS A MAJOR CHANGE……
THE SPEED ZONE  IN THE AREA WILL ALSO BE REDUCED  TO 55 MILES-PER-HOUR AND WIDE LOADS WILL BE RESTRICTED…..

MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO ALL A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF EXTRA TRAVEL TIME OR SEEK AND ALTERNATE ROUTE……



BALL HAS FIRST CHILD
07/06/18

THE YOUNGEST FEMALE STATEWIDE OFFICE HOLDER  IN THE COUNTRY…. HAS NOW BECOME  THE FIRST KENTUCKY CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER TO
GIVE BIRTH WHILE IN OFFICE……

TREASURER   ALLISON BALL WELCOMED A BABY BOY ON TUESDAY…..THE FIRST CHILD FOR  BALL AND HUSBAND  “ASA” …….



SPORTS
07/06/18

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT  THE NASCAR MONSTER ENERGY SERIES….“QUACKER STATE 400”  WHICH IS RUN ANNUALLY AT THE
KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY….. WILL NOW BE SPONSORED BY WALMAT……

THE RACE WILL BE JULY 14TH AS PART OF THE NASCAR TRIPLE HEADER WEEK-END……







HEAT ADVISORY
07/05/18

THERE IS A HEAT ADVISORY  IN EFFECT UNTIL EIGHT TO NIGHT….

TEMPERATURES   RISING INTO THE MID 90s….COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMDITY WILL RESULT IN PEAK HEAT INDEX  VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 110
DEGREES AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON….

THIS WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASE RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS ESPECIALLY FOR THE   VERY YOUNG…..THE ELDERLY….THOSE WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING…AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES……

BE SURE AND DRINK PLENTY OF  FLUIDS….TAKE LOTS OF  BREAKD…..AND KNOW THE SIGNS OF EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE……

AND BE SURE YOUR PETS AND LIVESTOCK  HAVE PLENTY OF WATER  AND SHADE TO GET OUT OF THE SUN………



MISSING PERSON
07/05/18

STATE POLICE FROM THE COLUMBIA POST ARE ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE IN ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE A MISSING MAN…..

39 YEAR OLD SHANE WRIGHT OF LEBANON WAS LAST SEEN WHEN HE CHECKED HIMSTLF OUT OF   EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL….IN LEXINGTN….ON
JUNE SECOND….

WRIGHT  IS A WHITE MALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND BLUE EYES….HE’S  FIVE-FEET 10-INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 286-POUNDS…

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF SHANE WRIGHT IS ASKED TO CONTACT STATE POLICE  AT 800-TWO-TWO-TWO-55-55 OR
YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY…….



ACCIDENT-FATAL
07/05/18

A TWO VEHICLE  ACCIDENT ON HAPPY VALLEY ROAD…..JUST OUTSIDE OF CAVE CITY TUESDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

ACCORDING TO THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT……MARK DETWEILER OF MUNFORDVILLE LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE  DO TO  
WATER PONDING ON THE ROADWAY….AND IT CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK A VEHICLE DRIVEN  BY 51 YEAR OLD JOHN GOAD OF
GLASGOW….
JOHN GOAD DIED AT THE SCENE AND HIS PASSENRER….LAURA GOAD….ALONG WITH DETWEILER WERE FLOWN  TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
HOSPITAL…..



SPORTS
07/05/18

DEFENDING CHAMPION…..JOEY  “JAWS”  CHESTNUT…..DOWNED A RECORD 74 HOT DOGS AND BUNS YESTERDAY TO TAKE HOME HIS 11TH TITAL AT
THE ANNUAL NATHAN’S FAMOUR JULY FOURTH HOT DOG EATING CONTEST……

IN WINNING THE “MUSTARD BELT”  YESTERDAY….CHESNUT  BROKE HIS OWN RECORD OF 72  WHICH HE SET LAST YEAR……

AND  MIKI SUDO  CLAIMED THE WOMEN’S TITLE  BY DOWNING  37 HOT DODS AND BUNS……







DENTAL AND VISION CUT
07/03/18

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION SAYS DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE IS BEING CUT FOR NEALRY HALF-A-MILLION KENTUCKIANS DUE TO A RULING THAT  
REJECTED THE COMMONWEALTH’S MEDICAID OVERHAUL PLAN…..

THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES  CALLED THE CUTS AN….. UNFORTUNATE CONSEQUENCE….OF FRIDAY’S RULING…..AND A
SPOKESPERSON FOR THE CABINET SAID IT HAD BEEN MADE CLEAR THE DENTAL AND VISION  BENEFITS DEPENDED ON THE MEDICAID CHANGES…..
AND  THE RULING MEANS THERE IS NO LONGER A “LEGAL MECHANISM” IN PLACE TO PAY FOR DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE…..

KENTUCKY WAS THE FIRST  STATE TO GET PERMISSION TO IMPOSE WORK REQUIREMENTS ON MEDICAID…..AND THE JUDGE RULED THE
COMMONWEALTH CAN’T REQUIRE POOR PEOPLE TO GET JOBS TO KEEP THEIR MEDICAID BENEFITS…..



POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN
07/03/18

THE “POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN”  RECENTLY  HELD  PROTESTS AT THE  KENTUCKY STATE CAPITAL AND  ACCESS TO THE BUILDING WAS LIMITED TO
TWO PROTESTORS AT A TIME……

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED AN OPINIO THAT STATE POLICE AND THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION CABINET VIOLATED THE LAW
AND FAILED TO DEVELOP A NEW PROCEDURE THAT WAS PROPERLY VETTED…..

AND OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DO NOT CARRY THE FORCE OF LAW…..



PAUL FAMILY THREATENED
07/03/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS CONFIRMED THAT CAPITOL POLICE HAVE ARRESTED  A MEN WHO THREATENED TO KILL HIM AND  HIS FAMILY….

DURING AN INTERVIEW WITH MEDIA…..PAUL SAID THE MAN THREATENED TO “CHOP” UP HIS FAMILY WITH AN AX……



GLASGOW BANK ROBBERY
07/03/18

THE GLASGOW POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN IDENTIFYING THE INDIVIDUAL WHO ROBBED THE EDMONTON STATE BANK SUNDAY
NIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY MORNING….

THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS A   TALL  SLENDER INDIVIDUAL  WHO WAS DRIVING A U-HAUL VAN WHICH APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN STOLEN…..
ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL…..TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-15……



CITY FOURTH CELEBRATION
07/03/18

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE WILL HAVE THEIR ANNUAL…….FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION…….TOMORROW ON DUMONT HILL……

MAYOR ROB CLINE TELLS NEWSWATCH THAT CITY EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN WORKING FOR WEEKS TO MAKE TOMORROW’S FREE CELEBRATON THE
BEST EVER……

ACTIVITIES BEGING AT FOUR TOMORROW AFTERNOON WITH FREE FOOD….AS LONG AS IT LASTS….AND THE FIREWORKS  WILL BEGIN AT DARK……



4TH OF JULY CLOSINGS
07/03/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY……

COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW……
POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY ALL CLOSED TOMORROW…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND TOMORROW’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP THURSDAY THE FIFTH…..

AND THE CORE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30…….



KERNEY
07/03/18

71 YEAROLD WILLIAM JOE KERNY OF HOLLAND DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. AND THERE WILL BE HO VISITATION OR SERVICE AT THIS TIME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LASHELIA ROARK KERNEY…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DANIEL KERNEY OF GEORGIA  AND DAVID AND TINA
BURTON OF GLASGOW…….TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; LORIE AND GEORGE ARRINGTON OF GEORGIA AND KIMBERLY BURTON TO
TENNESSEE…..A BROTHER; MARSHALL OF GLASGOW…..AND THREE SISTERS; DIANE RAMOS AND VICKY ZIMMERMAN BOTH OF CALIFORNIA AND JUDY
WOOD OF GLASGOW…….SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



ADLER
07/03/18

83 YEAR OLD FRITZ ADLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  SUNDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CEDAR CROSS CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING
AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO ST. JUDE’S OR THE CHARITY OF YOUR
CHOICE……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ANN STRODE ADLER……A SON; TIM…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; DEBBIE AND JAMES WALDEN AND
DIANE AND NEAL COLE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; WALTER OF GERMANY…..AND A SISTER; HEDY LEVKULICH OF OHIO……FIVE
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/03/18

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE DIRECTORS OF ATHLETICS  HAS FINALIZED THE STANDINGS FOR THE TWWNTY-17-18  DIRECTORS
CUP…..AND WESTERN FINISHED TIED FOR 152ND…..

THE DIRECTORS CUP HONORS FOUR ALL-SPORTS CHAMPONS IN THE IN THE             N-C-A-A DIVISION  ONE, TWO  AND THREE AND THE N-A-I-A….AS
EACH INSTITUTION IS AWARDED POINTS IN A PRE-DETERMINED NUMBER OF SPORTS FOR MEN AND WOMEN…..

STANFORD CLAIMED THIS YEAR’S TITLE WITH  14-HUNDRED-42 POINTS…..
KENTUCKY  WAS  17TH….LOUISVILLE  30TH…..MURRAY STATE  129TH…..AND EASTERN KENTCUKY  130TH…….







SENATE PASSES FARM BILL
06/29/18

THE  U-S SENATE YESTERDAY PASSED THE NEW FARM BILL WHICH INCLUDES SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL’S…..HEMP FARMING ACT….WHICH
WOULD   LEGALIZE INDUSTRIAL HEMP AND REMOVE IT FROM THE LIST OF FEDERALLY CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES…..

THE BILL  ALSO GIVES STATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME THE PRIMARY REGULATORS OF HEMP PRODUCTION……IT ALLOWS HEMP
RESEARCHERS TO APPLY FOR COMPETITIVE FEDERAL GRANTS…..AND MAKES HEMP FARMERS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR CROP INSURANCE…..

A CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MADE UP OF MEMBERS OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE WILL NOW RECONCILE BOTH VERSIONS OF THE BILL…..



HEMPATITUS OUTBREAK
06/29/18

STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED THAT THE “HEPATITIS-A” OUTBREAK IN THE COMMONWEALTH IS THE WORST IN THE
COUNTRY…

AT LEAST 969 INDIVIDUALS HAVE CONTRACTED THE DISEASE WHICH HAS RESUTLED IN SIX DEATHS…..WITH THREE OF THOSE IN JEFFERSON
COUNTY….WHERE 482 CASES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED…..

IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…..WARREN  COUNTY HAS REPORTED 13 CASES…… WITH ONE EACH  IN ALLEN…….BARREN……BUTLER…..AND  
EDMONSON COUNTIES……



HEALTH CARE FRAUD
06/29/18

10 HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..INCLUDING A CAVE CITY DOCTOR……ARE FACING FEDERAL CHARGES AS PART OF A
NATONAL HEALTH CARE FRAUD  INVESTIGATION…….
DR. CHANDRA REDDY HAS PLEAD NOT GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT  TO TWO COUNTS OF  CONSPIRING TO COMMIT HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND ONE
COUNT EACH OF CONSPIRING TO MAKE FALSE STATEMENTS RELATING TO HEALTH CARE MATTERS AND CONMSPIRING TO ILLEGALLY USE A DRUG
ENFORCEMTN ADMINISTRATION REGISTRATION NUMBE ISSUED TO ANOTHER PERSON……
REDDY’S WIFE IS ALSO CHARGED  WITH TWO COUNTS OF CONSPIRING TO COMMIT HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND ON COUNT  OF CONSPIRING TO MAKE
FALSE STATEMENTS RELATING TO HEALTH CARE……
THE COUPLE IS ACCUED OF BILLING MEDICARE UN DR. REDDY’S NATIONAL PROVIDER IDENTIFIER FOR SERVICES PERFORMED BY NURSE
PRACTITIONERS WHILE REDDY WAS OUT OF THE OFFICE…..KNOWING MEDICARE REIMBURSES AT A HIGHER RATE FOR SERVICES PERFORMED BY A
DOCTOR INSTEAD OF A NURSE……REDDY IS ALSO ACCUSED OF PRE-SIGNING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCTIPTIONS FOR HIS NURSE
PRACTIONERS TO USE WHILE HE WAS AWAY…..
ITS ALSO ALLEGED THEY COVERED UP FRAUDULENT BILLING BY ALTERING PATIENT RECORDS…..



SPORTS
06/29/18

THE LEXINGTON CENTER BOARD HAS AWARDED A  241-MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT FOR THE RENOVATION OF RUPP ARENA  AND THE LEXINGTON
CENTER…..

THE WORK WHICH WILL BEGIN IN JULY IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY TWENTY-21……AND DURING CONSTRUCTION RUPP WILL CONTINUE TO
HOST KENTUCKY MEN’S  BASKETBALL GAMES…..AS-WELL-AS  CONCERTS AND EVENTS……

THE CONVENTION CENTER WILL BE REPLACED IN TWO PHASES……SO ABOUT HALF OF ITS SPACE  CAN CONTINUE TO BE USED DURING
CONSTRUCTION…..







NEW KY SALES TAX
06/28/18

STARTING SUNDAY……KENTUCKIANS WILL START PAYING A SIX-PERCENT SALES TAX ON  SERVICES  THAT HAVEN’T  BEEN TAXED BEFORE….THANKS
TO A NEW LAW PASSED BY THE TWENTY-18  GENERAL ASSEMBLY……
THINGS LIKE CAR REPAIRS…..TANNING BED VISITS….SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY SERVICES AND GYM MEMBERSHIPS….INCLUDING THE CORE IN
SCOTTSVILLE…..WILL JUMP SIX-PERCENT……AND .NON-PROFITS WILL ALSO HAVE TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL SIX-PERCENT FOR ADMISSION TO
CULTURAL AND ATHLETIC EVENTS……
NON-PROFITS HAVEN’T  BEEN TAXED IN THE PAST…..BUT A KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT RULING SAYS THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION DOESN’T
EXEMPT                 NON-PROFITS FROM STATE SALES AND USE TAXES…..

HOUSE AND SENATE LEADERS SAY THE NEVER INTENDED TO TAX NON-PROFITS…. SAYING THE LAW IS BEING MISINTERPRETED BY THE FINANCE
CABINET….. HOWEVER……RICHARD DODSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF SALES AND EEXCISE TAXES……SAID THE NEW LAW  AND
THE COURT DECISION  LEFT THEM NO CHOICE……
ALSO SUNDAY…..SMOKERS WILL A TAX INCREASE ON CIGARETTES  FROM 60-CENTS A PACK TO   A  DOLLAR-10 A PACK…..



KENTUCKY HEALTH
06/28/18

KENTUCKY HEALTH…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S   NEW PROGRAM  FOR CERTAIN ABLE-BODIED ADULTS  WHO RECEIVE  MEDICAID
BENEFITS……BEGINS THIS SUNDAY  JULY FIRST….

THE   “NEW .PATH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT REQUIREMENT”   MEANS SOME MEDICAID RECIPIENTS  WILL NEED TO COMPLETE   80-HOURS  OF
EMPLOYMENT…. EDUCATION  OR TRAINING….VOLUNTEERING….OR  CAREGIING  PER MONTH TO KEEP THEIR BENEFITS…..

SEVERAL STATE AGENCIES ARE WORKING TO MAKE THE TRANSITION AS SMOOTH AS POSSIBLE FOR THOSE RECIPIENTS  WHO ARE ENCOURGED TO
VISIT THE KENTUCKY HEALTH WEB-SITE  AT…….KENTUCKY-HEALTH-DOT-KY-Y-DOT-GOV…..TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM……



SCAM ALERT
06/28/18

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE  HAS ISSUED A SCAM ALERT TO WARN  KENTUCKIANS ABOUT A PHONE SCAM…..WERE  THE CON-
ARTIST CLAIM TO BE FEDERAL SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATON OFFICIALS CALLING TO NOTIFY THE VICTIM THAT THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
HAS BEEN STOLEN……

THE ALERT WAS ISSUED AFTER A JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENT PAID 600- DOLLARS TO RECEIVE A NEW SOCIAL SECURITY CARD AND NUMBER….

RESIDENTS ARE AGAIN URGED TO NEVER GIVE OUT PERSONAL INFORMATION OVER THE PHONE…..ESPECIALLY TO SOMEONE YOU DON’T KNOW…..
IF YOU GET A CALL FROM A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL…..HANG UP AND CALL THAT AGENCY…..
NEVER TRUST A “COLD” CALLER…..
AND DON’T USE UNTRACEABLE METHODIS OF PAYMENTS……..



BOUCHER FILES SUIT
06/28/18

MONDAY……SENATOR RAND PAUL FILED A CIVIL SUIT AGAINST HIS NEIGHBOUR…. RENE BOUCHER…..WHO HAS PLED GUILTY TO ATTACKING A
MEMBER OF CONGRESS WHEN HE TACKLED PAUL IN HIS YARD LAST NOVEMEBR…..

BOUCHER’S   ATTORNEY HAS NOW FILED A MOTION TO DISMISS PART OF PAUL’ SUIT…..AND HAS ALSO FILED A COUNTER SUIT CLAIMING PAUL
SHOULD OWE COMPENSATION  TO  BOUCHER….WHO IS SEEKING ALL COMPENSAORY AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES PERMITTED BY LAW…..CITING
INTENTIONAL ACTIONS BY THE PAUL FAMILY…...

BOUCHE  CLAIMS THE PAULS WERE IN VIOLATON OF THE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION’S  BY-LAWS  BY REPEATEDLY PILING UP “UNSLIGHTLY”
DEBRIS…..TREE LIMBS…..MOUNDS OF TRASH…..AND OTHER WASTE NEAR BOUCHER’S PROPERTY……

THE SUIT ALSO NAMES PAUL’S WIFE AND THE RIVERGREEN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION…….



SUMMER NIGHT
06/28/18

THE HEART OF SCOTTSVILLE’S NEXT…..SUMMER NIGHT……WILL BE TONIGHT ON THE SQUARE……

SUMMER NIGHT WILL BE FROM FIVE TO EIGHT IN THE LIBRARY QUADRANT OF THE SQUARE……



SPORTS
06/28/18

TRIPLE CROWN TRAINER BOB BAFFERT  WHO WON HIS SECOND TRIPLE CROWN THIS YEAR…..AND TRINITY FOOTBALL COACH BOB BEATTY  WHO
LEAD TRINITY   TO  ITS 13TH STATE TITLE IN 18 YEARS THIS SEASON…. HEAD THIS YEAR’S CLASS OF INDUCTEES INTO THE KENTUCKY ATHLETIC HALL
OF FAME…..

JOINING THEN ARE FORMER KENTUCKY  AND N-F-L LINEMAN SAM BALL……LONG TIME N-B-A  COACH BERNIE BICKERSTAFF…..MOTORCYCLE RACER   
NICKY HAYDEN….AND HORSE OWNERS   KEN AND SARAH RAMSEY……

THE INDUCTEES WILL BE HONORED ON AUGUST 22ND AT THE MUHAMMAND ALI CENTER……







FISCAL COURT
06/27/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THEY CONDUCTED MOSTLY
ROUTINE BUSINESS….
FINAL APPROVE WAS GIVEN  TO THE TWENTY-18-19…..AND THE TWENTY-18-19 SALARIES WERE ALSO APPROVED…..

THE COURT APPOINTED BRIAN MILLER TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION…. REPLACING JOY BOMAR WHOSE TERM IS EXPIRING……
AND THE COURT APPROVED THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT PROCEEDING WITH A     75-THOUSAND DOLLAR COPS  GRANT FOR DRUG PREVENTION…..
THE GRANT WILL AMONG OTHER THINGS  FUND TRAINING…..HELP PURSHIP EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES AND   CONDUCT COMMUINTY MEETING……
SHERIFF JEFF COOKE ALSO INFORMED THE COURT A DEPUTY HIS SUBMITTED HIS RESIGNATION AND THEY HAVE BEGUN THE HIRING
PROCESS……AND THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAS ALSO BEGUN THE SEARCH FOR A NEW K-NINE……



MESONET APP
06/27/18

THE KENTUCKY MESONET SYSTEM  NOW HAS AN…..”APP”  FOR YOUR CELL PHONE…. THAT WILL BRING YOU REAL TIME WEATHER INFORMATION…..

THE MESONET…..A NETWORK  OF AUTOMATED WEATHER AND CLIMINATE MONITORING STATIONS…..WAS DEVELOPED BY THE KENTUCKY CLIMINATE
CENTER AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY AND THE  NEW   “APP”  IS ANOTHER STEP TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SYSTEM THAT
PROVIDES WEATHER INFORMATION THAT IS UPDATED EVERY FIVE MINUTES…..24 HOURS A DAY……

THE NUMBER OF MESONET STATIONS IS STILL ON THE INCREASE IN COUNTIES YET TO HAVE ONE……AS-WELLL-AS  SOME COUNTIES WHO ARE
REQUESTING ADDITIONAL STATIONS……

THE MESONET  “APP”  CAN BE ACCESSSED AT THE SYSTEM’S WEBSITE…..OR THROUGH THE VARIOUS “APP’ STORES…….



OFFICER SHOOTING
06/27/18

EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE RECEIVED A CALL FROM THE  E’TOWN  POST REQUESTING
ASSISTANCE IN A PURSUIT THAT WAS ENTERING HART COUNTY…..

THE PURSUIT ENERED NORTHERN  HART COUNTY WHERE IT  TURNED AND BEGAN TO TRAVEL IN THE DIRECTION OF AN INVOLVED TROOPER….WHO
FIRED MULTIPLE SHOTS FROM HIS SERVICE WEAPON…..STRIKING THE VEHICLE AND ENDING THE PURSUIT NEAR BONNIEVILLE……

THE DRIVER……24 YEAR OLD TERRY SHEETS OF INDIANA…..WAS TREATED AT THE SCENE AND CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF OFFENSES INCLUDING  
ATTEMPTED MURDER-POLICE OFFICER,  FOUR COUNTS OF  WANTON ENDANGERMENT  AND TWO COUNTS OF FLEEING OR EVADING…..
A PASSENGER….25 YEAR OLD RIKKIE PARKER ALSO OF INDIAN  WHO WASN’T INJURED…...WAS ARRESTED  ON AN OUTSTANDING INDIANA
WARRANT……



ARREST
06/27/18

A BARREN COUNTY MAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER MARIJUANA PLANTS WERE FOUND GROWING ON HIS PROPERTY…..

DETECTIVES WITH THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE WENT TO 34-12 HISEVILLE/BEAR WALLOW ROAD IN CAVE CITY….. WHERE 70 YEAR OLD
JIMMY EDWARDS GAVE CONSENT TO SEARCH THE PRPOERTY…..
DETECTIVES LOCAKED A QUARTER POUND OF PROCESSED MARIJUANA DRYING IN AN OUT BUILDING……89 MARIJUANA PLANTS GROWING AT THE
EDGE OF A CORNFIELD  AND FOUR MORE IN A GARDON……..A HANDGUN AND CASH WERE ALSO LOVATED……

EDWARDS WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION AND CULTIVATION OF MARIJUANA…… WA HE WITH OEOR AOD DIR OF MARAIJUNA……



BONDS
06/27/18

83 YEAR OLD MAVERINE BONDS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS  OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE GIDEONS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JIMMIE AND REGINA, JERRY AND SHARON AND TIM AND ANGEL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A
DAUGHTER; JELETA BONDS OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAROLD AND BRENDA BROWN AND FREDDY AND
JANNICE BROWN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND 23 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……….



SPORTS
06/27/18

THE DAYS OF A DOUBLE ELIMINTION STATE FASTPITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT KENTUCKY IS  A THING OF THE PAST……AS THE KENTUCKY HIGH
SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION  SAYS THE TOURNAMENT WILL GO TO A SINGLE ELIMINATION FORMAT NEXT SEASON…….BUT THE TYPE OF FORMANT
HASN’T BEEN ANNOUNCED…..

ALSO THIS YEAR’S STATE TOURNAMENT WAS THE FINAL YEAR OF THE ASSOCIATION’S CONTRACT WITH OWENSBORO……LEAVING THE FUTURE SITE
OF THE TOURNAMENT UP FOR CONSIDERATON……







PAUL FILES SUIT
06/26/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL IS SUING HIS NEIGHBOR…..RENE BOUCHER….. WHO ADMITTED TO TACKLING PAUL  AS HE MOWED HIS YARD LAST
NOVEMBER…..

BOUCHER…..WHO SAID HIS ACTIONS WERE BROUGHT ON BY PAUL CONTINUALLY STACKING YARD DEBRIS NEAR THEIR PROPERTY LINE…..HAS
PLEAD GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS…..AND HE WAS SENTENCED  TO 30-DAYS IN JAIL AND FINE 10-THOUSAND  DOLLARS…..

PAUL IS SEEKING DAMAGES FOR PAIN AND SUFFERING……HE’S ALSO ASKING FOR AN INJUNCTION TO KEEP BOUCHER AWAY FROM HIS FAMILEY…..
AND THAT BOUCHER PAY COURT COSTS AND INTEREST…..



MEDAL OF HONOR
06/26/18

IN WASHINGTON TODAY…..PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL POSTHUMOUSLY AWARD A KENTUCKY THE MEDAL OF HONOR…..

FIRST LIEUTENANT GARLIN CONNER’S WIDOW AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS WILL ATTEND THE CEREMONY…..FOR THE CLINTON COUNTY NATIVE
WHO WAS THE SECOND-MOST DECORATED AMERICAN SERVICE MAN, FROM WORLD WAR TWO….BEHIND  AUDIE MURPHY…….



ARREST-METCALFE
06/26/18

A ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP  BY STATE POLICE…..ON KNOB LICK ROAD IN METCALFE COUNTY….LED TO A DRUG ARREST…..

CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE WAS GIVEN  AND A SMALL PLASTIC BAG…. CONTAINING A WHITE POWER SUBSTANCE BELIVED TO BE
MTEHAMPHETAMINE….. WAS LOCATED IN THE ASH TRAY……
THE DRIVER…..44 YEAR OLD STEPHEN TENNANT OF BURKESVILLE WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, POSSESSION OF A
CONTROLLED SUBSTNACE-METH  AND POSSESSION  OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….
AND THE  PASSENGTER…..43 YEAR OLD TAMMY THOMAS  OF TENNESSEE WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……



SPORTS
06/26/18

FORMER RAPTORS COACH…..DWANE CASEY…..HAS BEEN N-B-A COACH OF THE YEAR….HOWEVER…..CASEY WAS FIED BY TORONO LAST MONTH AND
SINCE HAS BEEN BECOME COACH OF THE DETROIT  PISTONS….

CASEY LED THE RAPTORS TO THE NUMBER ONE SEED IN THE EAST FOR THE FIRST IME IN FRANCHISE HISTORY……AND TORONTO WON A TEAM
RECORD 59 GAMES…..

CASEY ALSO COACHED THE EAST  IN THE ALL-STAR GAME FOR THE FIRST TIME……







WKU BUDGET
06/25/18

FRIDAY…….THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS APPROVED A 388-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET FOR TWENTY-18-
19…..THAT INCLUDES A SIX-PERCENT REDUCTION   FROM THE CURRENT  BUDGET…….

THE BUDGET ENCOMPASSES A  27-MILLION DOLLAR BALANCING STRATEGY THAT INCLUDED THE ELIMINATION OF 149-POSITIONS…..72  OF WHICH
WERE FILLED….. CAMPUS BUDGETS HAVE BEEN REDUCED BY ALMOST 19-MILLION DOLLARS…. AND ADDITIONAL EIGHT-MILLION DOLLARS WILL NEED
TO BE FOUND…..
THE BUDGET ALSO INCLUDES A TUITION AND FEE  SCHEDULE THAT INCREASES MOST RATES BY FOUR-PERCENT…..HOWEVER…..THERE WILL BE NO
INCREASE FOR KENTUCKY RESIDENTS ENROLLING IN EDUCATONAL LEADERSHIP…..NURSE PRACTITIONER….OR PHYSICAL THERAPY
PROGRAMS……AND EDUCATORS  IN THE PRIMARY THRU  12TH GRADES WILL SEE A 30-PERCENT DISCOUNT IN GRADUATE TUITION……

THE BUDGET ALSO INCLUDES A FOUR-PERCENT SALARY INCREASE POOL TO BE ALLOCATED IN JANUARY…….



NEW TROOPERS
06/25/18

THE RANKS OF THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE GREW  FRIDAY….AS 42 CADETS  GRADUATED OF THE STATE POLICE ACADEMY IN FRANKFORT……THE
96TH CLASS HAD  75 MEMBERS WHEN IT BEGAN JANUARY SEVENTH……BUT DURING TRAINING WHICH INCLUDED MORE THAN ONE-THOUSAND
HOURS OF CLASSROOM AND FIELD STUDY…..33 RESIGNED……


THE STATE POLICE IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A CADET CLASS THAT IS TENTATIVELY SCHEUDULED TO BEING IN APRIL OF NEXT YEAR…..
MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON-LINE AT…..KENTUCKY-STATE-POLICE-DOT-ORG….. AND THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS AUGHST 23RD…….



VOTER VERIFICATION
06/25/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS  HAS MAILED ADDRESS VERIFICATION CARDS TO ABOUT 600-THOUSAND REGISTERED VOTERS WHO
HAVEN’T  VOTED OR MADE ANY CHANGES  TO THEIR VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION IN THE  PAST FOUR YEARS…..

VOTERS WHO RECEIVE  THE CARDS ARE STILL ELIGIBLE TO  VOTE  AND THEY DON’T NEED TO DO ANYTING IF THE POSTCARD CONTIANS THEIR
CORRECT ADDRESS….
A PERSON WHO RECEIVES A CARD  FOR A PREVIOUS OCCUPANT OF THE RESIDENCE SHOULD  MARK IT…..RETURN TO SENDER……AND  PLACE IT
BACK IN THE MAIL…..

IF THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS RECEIVES UNDELIVERABLE CARDS FROM THE MAILING……ANOTHER POSTCARD WILL BE MAILED AS REQUIRED
BY LAW…..IF A VOTER DOESN’T RESPOND TO THE SECOND MAILING……THEN A WAITING PERIOD OF TWO FEDERAL ELECTIONS BEGINS TO SEE IF THE
VOTER CASTS A BALLOT OR UPDATES THEIR INFORMATION DURING THAT TIME……



BOURBON WAREHOUSE COLLAPSES
06/25/18

FRIDAY  IN  BARDSTOWN……A LARGE SECTION OF A BOURBON STORAGE WAREHOUSE……CONTAINING NINE-THOUSAND BARRELS OF AGING
BOURBON COLLAPSED…..

THE WAREHOUSE CONTAINED ABOUT 20-THOUSAND  BARRELS…..ABOUT HALF OF THE STRUCTURE IS STILL STANDING…..AND NO ONE WAS IN THE
BUILDING AT THE TIME OF COLLAPSE…..

THE BARTON DISTILLERY…..WHICH WAS FOUNDED IN 1879…… CONTAINS  29 STORAGE WAREHOUSES  AND 22 OTHER BUILDINGS……



ROAD WORK-WARREN
06/25/18

AS YOU MAKE TRAVEL PLANS…..KEEP IN MIND THAT A SECTION OF KENTUCKY EIGHT-84……THREE SPRINGS ROAD IN WARREN COUNTY….WILL BE
DOWN TO ONE LANE STARTING TODAY….

AS THE BRIDGE  OVER THE NATCHER PARKWAY  WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE AND TRAFFIC WILL BE CONTROLLED  BY A TEMPORARY SIGNAL FOR
SEVERL WEEKS….SO CREWS CAN MILL AND REPLACE THE BRIDGE DECK SURFACE……

THE PROJECT IS NEAR A HEAVY RESIDENTIAL AREA AND DRIVERS NEED TO PLAN FOR TRAFFIC DELAYS……



STINSON
06/25/18

84 YEAR OLD ELDER JOE TOM STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES)
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN RED HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO RED HILL MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRO. KENNIE JOE AND SHARON OF THE RED HILL COMMUNITY…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;
DONNA AND GARY PETTY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS; LAVELLE LAND OF BOWLING GREEN AND WANDA PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
06/25/18

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

THE CARDINALS BEAT THE BREWERS EIGHT TO TWO…..
IT WAS THE REDS EIGHT AND THE CUBS SIX…..
THE BRAVES DOWNED TO ORIOLES SEVEN TO THREE…..
THE HOT RODS DEFEATED LAKE COUNTY  EIGH TO THREE…..


AND AT THE SONOMA RACEWAY…..MARTIN TRUEX-JUNIOR TOOK THE CHECKED FLAG TO WIN THE  “TOYOTA/SAVE MART 300” AND PICK UP HIS THIRD
WIN OF THE SEASON……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
06/22/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE SLIGHTLY FROM THREE-POINT-
TWO  PERCENT IN APRIL  TO THREE-POINT-THREE  PERCENT IN MAY……HOWEVER….THIS MAY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS WELL  BELOW  THE FOUR-
POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED  IN MAY  OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT  RATES RANGED  FROM  THREE-POINT-THREE  PERCENT IN ALLEN AND
WARREN COUNTIES….TO FOUR-POINT-NINE  PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY….

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 117 COUNTIES….ROSE IN TWO….AND REMAINED  THE SAME IN   NONE….

WOODFORD COUNTY  RECORDED THE LOWEST  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT TWO-POINT-NNE PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  A T 12-PERCENT…….



FORMER BG POLICE TRAINEE ARRESTED
06/22/18

AN INDIVIDUAL WHO WAS TRAINING  TO BEOCME A BOWLING GREEN POLICE OFFICER……HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MAKING THREATS AGAINST THE
PRESIDENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA…..…..

37 YEAR OLD ANDRESW LONG RYAN OF GREEBRIER-TENNESSEE HAS BEEN INDICTED  BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY ON TWO COUNTS OF MAKING
THREATS AGAINST THE PRESIDENT ON  MAY 28TH AND  29TH…..

RYAN WAS HIRED BY THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT IN  JUNE TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……HE COMPLETED BASIC TRAINING AT THE
CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY IN OCTOBER TWO-THOUSAND FIVE…..AND THEN WENT INTO THE  BOWLING POLICE DEPARTMENT FIELD TRAINING
PROGRAM…WHERE HE WAS UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A TRAIN OFFICER……RYAN FAILED TO COMPLETE THE FIELD TRAINING PROGRAN
AND RESIGNED IN FEBRUARY-TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……

IF COVICTED…..RYAN FACES UP TO  10-YEARS IN PRISON…….



SPORTS
06/22/18

THE HOT RODS WILL CELEBRATE THEIR TWO-MILLONTH  FAN  TOMORROW   NIGHT AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK AS THE HOST THE LAKE CITY
CAPTAINS….

THE FESTIVITIVES WILL FEATURE  A TEAM CARD GIVEAWAY….AND MONEY MACHINE WITH  ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS CASH…..AND A  APPEARANCE BY
THE  “ZOOPERSTARS”  WHO WERE FEATUERD ON AMERICA’S GOT TALENT…..

IN ADDITION….THE HOT RODS WILL HAVE A SPECIAL CARD IN ONE OF THE TEAM CARD SETS DESIGNATIN THAT FANE AS THE TWO-MILLIONTH IN
FRANCHISE HISTORY…..AND THAT LUCKY FAN WILL WIN A HOT RODS PRIZE PACK….WHICH INCLUDES TWO SEASON TICKETS FOR THE REST O F THE
SEASON…..A CUSTON LOUISVILLE SLUGGER BAT DESIGNATING THEM AT THE TWO-MILLIONTH FAN….A TEAM JERSEY….AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALLS
FROM THE  TWO-THOUSAND-NINE AND TWENTY-18 TEAMS…..100-DOLLARS TO THE TEAM STORE…..AND A HOT RODS SWAG PACK……







PENSION BILL
06/21/18

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD STRUCK DOWN  KENTUCKY’S CONTROVERSIAL NEW PUBLIC PENSION LAW YESTERDAY…..SAYING
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FAILED TO ENACT THE LAW  IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION……
SHEPHERD  SAID   THE LEGISLATURE FAILED TO GIVE THE BILL THREE READINGS ON THREE SEARATE DAYS IN EACH CHAMBER AS THE LAW
REQUIRES…….
AND  AS  THE    BILL APPROPRIATES MONEY…..IT  NEEDED SUPPORT OF A MAJORITY OF ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE TO PASS…..
HOWEVER THE PENSION  BILL WAS APPROVED WITH ONLY 49-VOTES…..WHICH IS TWO SHY OF A CONSTITUTIONAL MAJORITY IN THE 100-MEMBER
CHAMBER…….

IT’S EXPECTED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S OFFICE WILL APPEAL THE RULING……



GROCE
06/21/18

64 YEAR OLD EANIS D. GROCE DIED  YESTERDAY (WED)  AT THE  MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TOMORROW (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; KRISTIE AND EDDIE INSCOE OF RUSSELLVILLE AND MIRANDA AND HEATH CONNOR AND
MITZI GREEN ALL OF TENNESSEE…..FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; WAVEL, HOLLIS AND JUDY, TROY AND NATALIE AND NOEL AND CONNIE
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND THREE SISTERS;  MONNIE ARMS OF BURKESVILLE, WONZIE STRODE OF GAMALIEL AND TIVA DODSON OF
TENNESSEE……AND HIS CAREGIVER; REGENIA WITCHER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE………



WADE
06/21/18

57 YEAR OLD RANDY WADE OF WOODBURN DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT
THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MATT AND SAMARA AND PATRICK ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE BROTHERS AND
SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLES AND JUDY OF BOWLING GREEN AND GARRY AND CHRISTIE AND DALE AND RONDA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
06/221/18

AS THE FOOTBALL SEASON DRAWS CLOSER…..WESTERN  KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT ALL   HILLTOPPER HOME GAMES WILL BE
PLAYED AT NIGHT WITH KICK OFF AT SIX-30…..

CONFERENCE U-S-A  HAS ALSO   CONFIRMED THAT  11 OF THE TOPPERS  12-REGUALR SEASON GAMES WILL BE ON THE NATIONAL BROADCAST
SCHEDULE….
AND  AS PART OF A NEW AGREEMENT….FOUR GAMES WILL  AIR ON THE E-S-P-N NETWORKS……

THE TOPPERS OPEN THE SEASON AT WISCONSIN AUGUST 31ST…….







DEMOCRTIC VOTER DROP
06/20/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY  STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS…..THE NUMBR OF  REGISTERED DEMOCRATIC VOTERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS  
DROPPED BELOW 50-PERCENT  FOR THE FIRST TIEME…….
REGISTRATION  STATISTICS ON THE WEBSITE GO BACK TO 1982…..AND ANY RECORDS BEFORE THAT ARE PAPER…..BUT CONSIDERING KENTUCKY’S
HISTORY THE DROP IS PROBABLY CORRECT……

CURRENTLY THE COMMONWEALTH HAS THREE-POINT-THREE MILLION REGISTERED VOTERS WITH   49-POINT-93  PERCENT BEING DEMOCRATS…..IN
1982 MORE THAN 68-PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS WERW DEMOCRATIC……BUT SINCE THEN THEIR REGISTRATION ROLLS HAVE GROWN BY 35-
PERCENT….WHILE REPUBLICAN ROLLS HAVE INCREASED 168-POINT-TWO PERCENT

HOWEVER….THE LARGEST REGISTRATION GROWTH HAVE BEEN THOSE REGISTERED AS…..OTHERS…..WHICH INCLUDES INDEPENDENTS AND
THIRD PARTIES…..WHILE “OTHERS”   ACCOUNTS FOR JUST EIGHT-POINT-SIX PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS…..THEIR NUMBERS HAVE
INCREASED 382-PERCENT SINCE  1982……



OPIOID INVESTMENTS
06/20/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHER  WANTS THE COMMONWEALTH TO STOP INVESTING TAXPAYER DOLLARS  AND RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTIONS IN
COMPANIES THAT HAVE PROFITED FROM THE  OPIOID CRISIS……

BESHEAR HAS SENT LETTERS  TO THE KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS  AND THE KENTUCKY TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM  URGING THEM TO
STOP INVESTING FUNDS IN THE SIX OPIOID MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS THAT HIS OFFICE IS SUING FOR HELPING FUEL THE
COMMONWEALTH’S DRUG ABUSE……

FIVE DRUG MAKERS AND THE WALGREENS PHARMACY CHAIN ARE BEING SUED…AND BESHEAR SAYS IT APPEARS THAT  KENTUCKY RETIREMENT
SYSTEM  INVESTMENTS IN THE SIX COMPANIES TOTALS  NEARLY 38-MILLION DOLALRS…..AND THE TEACHER RETIRMENT SYSTEM OWNS MORE THAN
A MILLION SHARES BETWEEN  THE SIX COMPANIES……..



MAMMOTH CAVE PROGRAM
06/20/18

TONIGHT…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK IS  HOSTING  “AN EVENING WITH THE STARS”…..

THE PROGRAM BEGINS AT NINE AT THE VISITORS CENTER….WHERE PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW JUPITER AND ITS MOONS
THROUGH TELESCOPES PROVIDED BY THE PARK……

IN THE EVENT OF HEAVILY CLOUDED SKIES…..A  PROGRM WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE NEARBY  AMPHITHEATER…..
AND IN CASE OF SEVERE WEATHER OR HEAVY RAIN THE PROGRAM MAY BE CANCELLED……



WEST
06/20/18

84 YEAR OLD DAVID BRANTLEY WEST OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFE THREE-30 THIS AFTERNOON……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILMA WEST…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; GLEN AND PAM WEST AND JUNIOR AND PAT BRAY OF
SCOTTSVILLE……AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;  PAMELA AND DONALD CAMON AND LISA AILOR ALL OF TENNESSEE AND KIM AND TIMMY
DUKE OF SCOTTSVILLE……11 GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/20/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS TAKE ON THE PHILLIES IN PHILDELPHIA…..
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY   THE TIGERS……
AND THE BRAVES ARE IN TORONTO TO TAKE ON THE BLUEJAYS……







MADDEN HEARING
06/19/18

IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT THIS AFTERNOON…..A STATUS CONFERENCE HAS HELD FOR TIMMOTHY MADDEN WHO’S CHARGED WITH THE MURDER….
SODOMY….. KIDNAPPING…. AND  RAPE  OF SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-15……

JUDGE JANET CROCKER HAD APPROVED A MOTION BY MADDEN’S ATTORNEY…. TRAVIS LOCKE….ASKING DOOLIN BE DECLARED INDIGENT AND A
PUBLIC DEFENDER BE APPOINTED….
AT TODAY’S HEARING…..TOM GRIFFITH WHO WAS APPOINTED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADVOCACY….RECEIVED ALL OF THE
“DISCOVERY”  FROM THE COMMONWEALTH….AND THE ORDER  APPOINTING  GRIFFITH  ALSO DIRECTS LOCKE TO CONTINUE PROVIDING WHAT  
ASSISTANCE HE CAN…..
JUDGE  CROCKER   SAID SHE HOPED THE CASE WASN’T  STARTING  FROM “SQUARE ONE”  AS THE CAPITAL TRIAL DIVISION HAS BEEN MONITORING
THE CASE….WHCIH WAS SET FOR THE TRIAL TO BEGIN JULY 23RD…..THAT DATE WILL NOW BE CONTINUED…..BUT THE TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN
HARDIN COUNTY….
A STATUS REVIEW  IS SET FOR JULY 31ST AT ONE-30  AND A NEW TRIAL DATE WILL BE DISCUSSED AT THIS TIME……



SCHOOL BOARD
06/19/18

IT WAS MOSTLY ROUTINE BUSINESS FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AT THEIR MEETING LAST NIGHT……
ILLNESS WAS A CONTINUING PROBLEM  FOR THE JUST COMPLOETE SCHOOL YEAR…. AS ATTENDANCE  FOR THE DISTRICT  WAS 93-POINT-83
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN FROM 94-POINT-42 PERCENT FOR THE TWENTY-16-17 SCHOOL YEAR……
IN AN EFFORT TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS FOR THE DISTRICT….THE BOARD APPROVED  EMERGENCY SUBSTITUTE
CERTIFICATON FOR 50-CERTIFIED SUBSTITUTES FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..
THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMEN PROVIDES  FIVE NURSES  FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT…..AND  THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR
AN INCREASE IN THEIR FEE FROM 78-THOUSAND DOLLARS  TO 100-THOUSAND….A DISCUSSION WAS HELD  AND ANY DECISION WAS  TABLED UNTIL A
LATER MEETING…..
AND THE BOARD  APPROVED  MOVING THE JULY MEETING FROM THE  16TH TO THE JULY 23RD…….



PLANNING & ZONING
06/18/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD CONCERNING THE
CONTINUANCE OF THE APRIL 16TH MEETING REGARDING THE APPLICATION FROM DEVELOPER CHAD HARSTON TO DIVIDE PROPERTY ON
RIVERBEND ROAD  INTO 10-SEPARATE LOTS WITH ROAD FRONTAGE…PREVIOUSLY LAND OWNER STEVE HOLDER SHARED CONCERNS THAT PART OF
THE LAND INCLUDED IN THE PROPOSAL WAS  ACTUALLY HIS…AFTER MEETING WITH AN INDEPEDENT SURVEYOR  IT WAS DETERMINED THE PART OF
THE LAND IN QUESTION DID IN FACT BELONG TO  HARSTON AND THE BOARD  UNINIMOUSLY APPROVED  HIS  APPLICATION…..DEVELOPMENT
PARTNER FOR CORNERSTONE POINT SUBDIVIDISION BEN HANSBOROUGH APPEARED BEFORE THE BOARD TO DISCUSS REQUIREMENTS FOR PLANS
TO DEVELOP A 50-TRACT SUBDIVISION LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF KAREN SIMPSON AND ALLEN SPRINGS ROADS…..THE COMMISION TABLED  
MAKING A DECISION UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING…..
SHAWN MCPHERSON ALSO APPEARED BEFORE THE BOARD TO DISCUSS REZONING OF A PROPERTY HE OWNS ON  BOWLING GREEN ROAD FOR
DEVELOPMENT OF A POSSIBLE FOUR-PLEX….REQUIREMENTS FOR BUILDING WERE DISCUSSED AND THE COMMISSION  TABLED  THE MATTER UNTIL
THE NEXT MEETING…..
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL BE TUESDAY JUNE 26TH AT 6:00 PM TO DISCUSS THE BUDGET FOR THE
UPCOMING YEAR…..



GOODRUM
06/19/18

84 YEAR OLD LEONA TUCKER GOODRUM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ROBERT’S TABERNACLE CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MIKE AND JUDY OF SCOTTSVILLE….A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; GLENNA AND CHARLES
SANDERS OF CAMPBELLSVILLE…..AN AUNT; EUNICE LAMBERT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A NEPHEW; JEFF BROWN OF GLASGOW…….THREE
GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
06/19/18

THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM WILL HOST A THREE-DAY…..COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE  CAMP…..TOMORRW THRU  FRIDAY…....

THE CAMP IS DESIGNED FOR ALL BOYS  WHO WILL BE IN PRESCHOOL THRU THE EIGHTH GRADE FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..

THE CAMP WILL RUN FROM  EIGHT UNTIL NOON EACH DAY  WITH A  FEE OF               40-DOLLARS  PER CAMPER  AND HOUSEHOLDS WITH MORE THAN
ONE CAMPER WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT…….AND   SIGN UPS WILL BE TAKEN TOMORROW…..

CAMPERS  WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPTION OF FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH THRU THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM……







PAUL’S ATTACKER SENTENCED
06/18/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL’S  NEIGHBOR……WHO ATTACKED HIM WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK BACK IN NOVEMBER ……HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO  
30-DAYS IN PRISON…..

IN HANDING DOWN THE SENTENCE…..SPECIAL  U-S DISTRICT JUDGE MARIANNE BATTANI SAID THE ATTACK WAS A DISPUTE BETWEEN NEIGHBORS….
AND ISOLATED INCIDENT……NOT MOTIVATED BY POLITICS……

PAUL…..WHO  SUFFERED BROKEN RIBS IN THE ATTACK……SAID HE THOUGHT THE 21-MONTHS IN PRISON SOUGHT BY PROSECUTORS WOULD HAVE
BEEN THE APPROPRIATE PUNISHMENT…..

60 YEAR OLD RENE BOUCHE HAD PLED GUILTY  IN MARCH TO  ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS……



TODD JUDGE EXECUTIVE APPOINTED
06/18/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS APPOINTED DEMOCRAT MICHAEL TODD  MANSFIELD…. TO FILL THE OPEN JUDGE EXECUTIVES SEAT IN TODD COUNTY…..

MANSFIELD….WHO WON THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY RACE IN MAY AND HAS NO GENERAL ELECTION OPPONENT IN NOVEMBER……WAS APPOINTED
TO FILL OUT THE TERM OF FORMER JUDGE-EXECUTIVE DARYL GREENFIELD WHO RESIGNED EARLIER THIS YEAR……



MEETINGS
06/18/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND GRAHAM
LODGGE BOTH MEET AT 7……


THURSDAY MORNING AT 7-30 THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS, THE ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AT 4, HALFREY/DALTON  V-F-W  POST 57-12  MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6 AND THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7…….



SPORTS
06/18/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY   MEN’S  HEAD GOLF  COACH….55 YEAR OLD PHILLIP HATCHETT…..WAS KILLED EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING
AFTER  BEING STRUCK BY A VEHICLE  WHILE RIDING HIS BICYCLE WITH A GROUP OF CYCLISTS……

HATCHETT….A 1985 WESTERN GRADUATE……HAD LEAD A RESURGE OF THE MEN’S GOLF PROGRAM SINCE TAKING OVER IN  20-10…..







MEDICAID SUIT
06/15/18

A  U-S DISTRICT JUDGE  IN WASHINGTON  WILL HEAR ARGUMENTS  TODAY  IN THE CASE AGAINST THE COMMONWEALTH’S SWEEPING MEDICAID
CHANGES……A GROUP OF 16 RESIDENTS FILED THE SUIT IN JANUARY…..ARGUING GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S CHANGES TO THE PROGRAM ARE
ILLEGAL……

THE CHANGES…..WHICH ARE TO TAKE EFECT JULY FIRST…..WILL MAKE MANY MEDICAID ENROLLES WORK….VOLUNTEER….OR DO OTHER ACTIVITIES
FOR 80-HOURS A MONTH IN ORDER TO KEEP HEALTH COVERAGE…..
OTHER CHANGES INCLDUE LIMITING ACCESS TO DENTAL AND VISIION SERVICES FOR SOME…..MAKING OTHER ENROLLES PAY PREMIMUMS AND
INSTALLING LOCK-OUT PERIODS FOR NOT MAKING THOSE PAYMENTS…..



PENSION BILL SUIT
06/15/18

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION  IS TAKING A NEW APPROACH IN THE PENSION BATTLE LAWSUIT WITH ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR….

A 40-PAGE AMENDED PETITION  WAS FILED YESTERDAY…..ASKING THE JUDGE IN THE CASE TO DISCREDIT SOME OF BESHEAR’S ARGUMENT…..
THE LANGUAGE IN TH EPETITION CENTERS ON THE ONGOING DEBATE ABOUT WHETHER A BILL NEEDS TO BE READ THREE TIMES IN FULL…..AND
ALOUD….FOR IT TO BE PASSED INTO LAW IN KENTUCKY…….



BARLOW
06/15/18

80 YEAR OLD DICKIE BARLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY  AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS
AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND PATRICIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; JACKIE GLASSER OF TENNESSEE…..A
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…….……



SPORTS
06/15/18

THE N-C-A-A….DIVISION ONE COUNCIL….HAS APPROVED CHANGES THAT  EASE RULES ON ATHLETE TRANSFERS….

EFFECTIVE  OCTOBER  15TH…..COLLEGE ATHLETES WILL NO LONGER NEED PERMISSION FROM THEIR COACH OR SCHOOL TO TRANSFER AND
RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL…..HOWEVER…..CONFERENCES COULD STILL RESTRICT ATHLETES FROM TRANSFERRING WITHIN
THE LEAGUE….

AND THE COUNCIL ALSO DECIDED THAT  “D-ONE”  FOOTBALL PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO PLAY IN UP TO FOUR GAMES IN A SEASON WITHOUT
LOSING A YEAR OF ELIGIBILITY IF THEY CAN NO LONGER PLAY BECAUSE OF INJURIES OR “OTHER FACTORS”







CAPITAL PROTEST
06/14/18

THE “POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN”  SAYS IT BEING DENIED ITS RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH AFTER THE KENTUCKY CAPITOL   PUT A NEW POLICY IN PLACE
REGARDING PROTESTERS ENTERING THE BUILDING……
ACCORDING THE  POLICY…..TWO  PROTESTERS CAN ENTER AT A TIME   AND WHEN THEY COME OUT TWO MORE MAY ENTER……

STATE POLICE SAY THE POLICY WAS  PUT IN PLACE  .NOT BECAUSE OF THE GROUPS MESSAGE……BUT BECAUSE OF WHAT THEY SAY WERE
UNLAWFUL ACTS BY PROTESTERS……WHICH INCLUDED BLOCKING TRAFFIC….TAMPERING  WITH PROPERTY INSIDE THE CAPITOL…..DRAWING ON
THE PORCH AND SIDEWALK AT THE GOVERNOR’ MANSION…..AND REFUSING TO LEAVE AFTER CAPITOL HOURS…..

STATE POLICE  ALSO SAID…..SAY OTHER  PROTEST GROUPS  OBTAINED  PERMITS TO PROTEST INSIDE THE CAPITOL…..BUT THE “POOR PEOPLES
CAMPAIGN” DIDN’T…..



COIN FLIP
06/14/18

THE WINNER OF A  DEMOCRATIC MAGISTRATES  RACE IN THE MAY PRIMARY  IN LOGAN COUNTY   HAS BEEN DETERMINED BY THE FLIP OF A  COIN….

PIECES OF PAPER READING HEADS AND TAILS WERE PUT INTO DIFFERENT ENVELOPES AND THE CANDIDATES CHOSE ONE…..THE COIN WAS
FLIPPED AND IT LANDED ON TAILS…..

WHEN THE ENVELOPES WERE OPENED….BOYCE COLES  HAD TAILS   AND  HE WILL MOVE ON TO THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION…….



SPORTS
06/14/18

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY STUDENTS WILL NOT LONGER HAVE TO TAKE PART IN TICKET LOTTERIES   FOR FOOTBALL AND MEN’S BASKETBALL
GAMES….AND THEY WILL ALSO NOT HAVE TO KEEP UP WITH PAPER TICKETS FOR ATHLETIC EVENTS…..

U-K  ATHLETICS IS IMPLEMENTING….MOBILE STUDENT TICKETING…..FOR FOOTBALL AND MEN’S BASKETBALL GAMES……

STUDENTS  WILL BE ABLE TO PURCHASE AND USE THEIR TICKETS  WITH THE…..        U-K ATHLETICS  “APP”……

A VARIETY OF SEASON AND SINGLE-GAME PACKAGES WILL BE AVAILABLE…..AS THE COST FOR SINGLE-GAME TICKETS TO FOOTBALL AND MEN’S
BASKETBALL WILL REMAIN 10-DOLLARS……







ARREST
06/13/18

FOLLOWING AN EIGHT MONTH INVESTIGATION……THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK  FORCE HAS ARRESTED SIX INDIVIDUALS ON INDICTMENT
WARRANTS……
23 YEAR OLD BRITTANY N. FARLEY  OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS  OF TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH……
34 YEAR OLD ROBBIE LEE MORRIS OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND ENDANGERING THE
WELFARE OF A MINOR…….
51 YEAROLD TAMMY SUE COFFEE OF HOLLAND IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND ENDANGERING THE
WELFARE OF A MINOR
52 YEAR OLD GREGORY CORNWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING   IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-GREATER OR EQUAL TO 10-
DOSE UNITS AND PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER…..
45 YEAR OLD JEANNIE C. OLIVER OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-GREATER OR EQUAL TO  10-
DOSE  UNITS  AND TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE- LESS THAN 10-DOSE UNITS……
AND 44 YEAR OLD BRUCE DANIEL CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-LESS THAN TWO GRAMS
OF METH, TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO TWO GRAMS OF METH AND PERSISTENT FELONY
OFFENDER…….



MAN EXPOSES HIMSELF
06/13/18

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO EXPOSED HIMSELF AT THE SONIC  MONDAY NIGHT AROUND 11….

THE INDIVIDUA WHO WAS IN A WHITE VAN…… PLACED  AN ORDER….. AND WHEN AN EMPLOYEE BROUGHT IT TO THE VEHICLE…..THE MAN EXPOSED
HIMSELF AND LEFT……

OFFICERS OBTAINED A PICTURE OF THE VAN FROM SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE AND POSTED IT ON SOCIAL MEDIA….WHERE THEY RECEIVED A TIP ….
THAT HAS LED TO A SUSPECT BEING DEVELOPMENT…..
CHARGES ARE PENDING AND AN ARREST IS EXPECTED SOON………….



BLANKENSHIP
06/13/18

90 YEAR OLD MARY BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  YESTERDAY  (TUES) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE.  FUNERAL  SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGNS AFTER 11 TOMORROW
(THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND KIMBIE WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE……FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE………… .



SPORTS
0613/18

CHURCHILL DOWNS IS HOLDING NIGHT RACING SATURDAY NIGHT….AND THOSE IN ATTENDANCE WILL GET A CHANGE TO SEE TRIPLE CROWN
WINNER JUSTITY….. DURING A PARADE THAT WILL INCUDE   A WALKOVER  ON THE MAIN TRACK…..A VISIT TO THE PADDOCK…..AND WINNER’S
CIRCLE…..







CITY COUNCIL
06/12/18

BEFORE LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD CONCERNING AN APPLICAION FOR A COMMUNTY
DEVELOPMENT BLACK GRANT   FOR THE “L & N” DEPOT RESTORATION….FIVE-POINT-TWO  MILLION DOLLARS IS AVALABLE  FOR COMMUNITY
PROJECTS AND THE CITY  WILL APPLY FOR A 500-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT…..AND KATY FORD WITH BRADD SAID ABOUT 40-PERCNT OF
APPLICATIONS ARE FUNDED…..
THEN AT THE  CITY COUNCIL MEETING….FINAL APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO THE TWENTY-18-19 BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF NINE-POINT-FOUR MILLION
DOLLARS…… WHICH IS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM THE CURRENT BUDGET OF NINE-POINT-FIVE MILLION…..MOST OF THE DECLINE  COMES FROM GRANT
PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN COMPLETED…….CITY SUPERINTENDENT WILLIAM THOMASON TALKED WITH THE COUINCIL ABOUT WORK BEING DONE  
IN PREPERATION  FOR THE “PIZZA HUT BRIDGE PROJECT…….

THE COUNCIL APPROVED MAYOR ROB CLINE SIGING THE PAPER WORK FOR THE “L & N” DEPOT GRANT……AND THE COUNCIL REAPPOINTED ADAM
TABOR TO THE I-D-A BOARD…….



BOUCHER LOST TEMPER
06/12/18

THE ATTORNEY FOR THE MAN WHO TACKLED SENATOR RAND PAUL AT HIS RESIDENCE LAST NOVEMBER SAYS HE “LOST HIS TEMPER” OVER YARD
DEBRIS ON THEIR PROPERTY  LINE….

THE NEIGHBOR…. 60 YEAR OLD  DR RENE BOUCHER IS ASKING  THE JUDGE TO GRANT PROBATION…..WHILE PROSECUTORS ARE SEEKING  A 21-
MONTH PRISON SENTENCE……

BOUCHER’S ATTORNEY SAID PAUL REPEATEDLY PLACED “UNSLIGHTLY” YARD DEBRIS NEAR THEIR PROPERTY LINE…..AND THE DAY BEFORE THE
ATTACK…..BOUCHER BURNED SOME DEBRIS LAFT BY PAUL….AND THE ENXCT DAY PALY PLACED MORE DEBRIS ON THE SPOT WHERE THE PILE HAD
BEEN BURNED……

BOUCNER HAS PLEAD GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS AND SENTENCING IS SET FOR FRIDAY……



ATNIP
06/12/18

54 YEAR OLD TERESA KAY ATNIP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRIAN AND BRITTANY OF BOWLING GREEN…..A DAUGHTER; DANA STEPHENS…..HER MOTHER;
LINDA SHORT…..AND HER FATHER; JIMMY BROWN  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A BROTHER; MASTER SERGEANT DANIEL SHORT OF FLORIDA…..AND A
SISTER;  JAMIE WRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……..



SPORTS
06/12/18

THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER  “SHARP SHOOTERS” PLACED 41ST…..IN A FIELD OF 63 ELEMENTARY ARCHERY TEAMS…..AT THE NATIONAL ARCHERY IN
SCHOOLS PROGRAM WORLD   TOURNAMENT   JUNE SEVENTH  IN  LOUISVILLE……WHERE THE TEAM PLACED  21ST AMONG  THE 37-KENTUCKY
SCHOOL PARTICIPATING……

THE “SHARP SHOOTERS”…..CONPOSED OF 17-FIFTH GRADERS  AND SEVEN FOURTH GRADERS  POSTED A  TOTAL SCORE OF   28-HUNDRED-60…….
WHICH WAS AN IMPROVEMENT FROM THEIR   27-HUNDRED-97 SCORE LAST MONTHE IN THE EASTERN NATOINALS……AND REPRESENTED THEIR
HIGHEST SCORE IN THEIR 10-EVENTS THIS SCHOOL YEAR…..







RETIREES INCREASE
06/11/18

NEARLY 13-HUNDRED MORE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES THAT EXPECTED  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..CHOSE TO RETIRE DURING THE FISCAL YEAR THAT
ENDS THIS MONTH…..CREATING AN 18-PERCENT SPIKE IN THE ALREADY CASH-STRAPPED KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTESM……AND THOSE
NUMBERS COULD GET EVERN MORE DRAMATRIC IN AUGUST…..WHICH IS TRADITIONALY THE MOST PER RETIEMRN MONT FOR STATE WORKERS….

THE LARGEST SURGE IN RETIREMENTS…….30-PERCENT…….CAME FROM STATE GOVERNMENT…..COMPARED TO A RELATIVELY MORE MODEST 10-
PERCENT INCREASE IN RETIREMENTS FROM LOCAL GOVERNMENTS…..
STATE WORKERS SAY  BUDGET CUTS OVER THE LAST DECADE….AND REDUCTIONS IN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS….INCLUDING PENSIONS…..HAVE MADE
STATE EMPLOYMENT FAR LESS ATTRACTIVE…..

OVERALL……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  WORKFORCE TODAY IS ABOUT ONE-FOURTH SMALLER THAN IT WAS A DECADE AGO…..WITH ROUGHLY  36-
THOUSAND EMPLOYEES…….



SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
06/11/18

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY A SALMONELLA OUTBREAK…..LINKED TO PRE-CUT MELON… HAS SICKENED 60 PEOPLE IN ILLINOIS…..INDIANA…..MICHIGAN…..
MISSIOURI….AND OHIO……...

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION SAY CAITO FOODS HAS RECALLED PRE-CUT WAERMELONS…..HONEYDEW MELONS…..
CANTALOUPE…..AND FRUIT MEDLEY CONTAINING   AT LEAST ONE OF THE  MELONS PRODUCED AT ITS FACILITY IN INDIANAPOLIS…….
THE FRUIT…..WHICH  WAS ALSO DISTRIBUTED IN KENTUCKY……GEORGIA….AND NORTH CAROLINA….WAS SOLD IN CLEAR PLASTIC   CLAMSHELL
CONTAINERS AT COSTCO…..KROGER….. PAYLESS….. OWEN’S….SPROUTS…..TRADER JOE’S….. WALGREENS….. WALMART……AND WHOLE
FOODS/AMAZON………..



MEETINGS
06/11/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND HALF-WAY LODGE AND THE BEE KEEPERS BOTH MEET AT 7……

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW MORNING AT 9 AND THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT
5……

THURSDAY NIGHT AT SIX-30 THE LIONS CLUB MEETS AND THE FISH AND GAME CLUB AND JAYCEES BOTH MEET AT 7…….



TRAUGHBER
06/11/18

70 YEAR OLD GLEN THOMAS TRAUGHBER THE THIRD  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT T-W CROW AND SON  FUNERAL HOME WITH BUTIAL IN MT. OLIVET CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PAT HAZEL TRAUGHBER…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; DENEEN SALVAGGIO AND REBA AND GARY
DRUMMOND…..AND TWO SONS; DINO BALES AND ROCCO SALVAGGIO ALL OF INDIANA…… THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; NANCY AND
JERRY ATWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE, ANITA KENDALL OF TENNESSEE AND NONI AND JIMMY JOHNSON OF ADOLPHUS…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-
LAW; DAVID AND DONNA OF ADOLPHUS AND CODY OF  TENNESSEE…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; FREDDIE SMITH OF INDIANA……EIGHT
GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/11/18

PATRIOT JUNIOR GOLFER….OWEN STAMPER……HAS BEEN SELECTED  AS ONE OF TWO…..TWENTY-18 WINNERS OF THE “JUSTIN THOMAS GRANT”
…….

THE 25-HUNDRED DOLLAR GRANT   IS AWARDED THROUGH THE KENTUCKY GOLF FOUNDATON   AND MADE POSSIBLE  BY P-G-A GOLFER JUSTIN
THOMAS……WHOSE FUND PROVIDES  THE GRANTS   TO  A KENTUCKY JUNIOR GOLFERS  WHOSE PERFORMANCE  RECORD DEMONSTRATES THEY
HAVE THE  POTENTIAL TO PLAY AT THE COLLEGIATE LEVEL….
THE GRANT MUST BE USED TO COVER COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPETING IN AN EVENT LIMITED EXCLUSIVELY TO JUNIOR GOLFERS……

STAMPER SHARES THE HONOR WITH WHITNEY MESSER…..A SENOR AT BARBOURVILLE HIGH SCHOOL……







ACCIDENT-WARREN
06/08/18

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…..STATE POLICE RECEIVED A CALL FOR ASSISTANCE FROM THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT……IN REFERENCE
TO AN A PURSUIT  IN WARERN COTY….AS THE DRIVER WAS WANTED ON 18 SEPARATE FELONY AND MISDEMENANOR CHARGES……

TROOPER ASHCON KARBASI WAS  TRAVELING EAST ON  CEMETERY ROAD TO ASSIST…..AND WAS  ATTEMPTING  TO PASS TWO VEHICLES IN FRONT OF
HIM….. WHEN THE TWO-THOUSAND-ONE  F-150  DRIVEN BY  35 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY TABOR OF SCOTTSVILLE  STEERED INTO THE WESTBOUND LAND
TO AVOID COLLIDING WITH A  TWO-THOUSAND-TWO  TOYOTA   S-U-V  OPERATED BY  57 YEAR OLD TAMMY WELDON OF BOWLING GREEN…..
THE FRONT OF THE CRUISER THEN COLLIDED WITH THE REAT BUMPER OF THE PICKUP…….CAUSING I TO  HIT THE WELDON VEHICLE….AND THEN
LEAVE THE ROADWAY……

ALL THREE DRIVERS WERE TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN WHERE THEY WERE TREATED AND RELEASED…..



SIMPSON MAN SENTENCED
06/08/18

A WOODBURN MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED  IN FEDERAL COURT TO 15-MONTHS IN PRISON  FOR THREE FELONY VIOLATONS OF THE FEDERAL
ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES PROTECTION ACT…..

60 YEAR OLD GARY WOMACK HAD PLEAD GUILTY TO THE CHARGES IN MARCH…..

THE CASE RESULTED FROM A THREE YEAR UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION….BY PARK SERVICE AGENTS AND THE F-B-I…..BASED ON ALLEGATIONS
THAT WOMACK POSSESSED HUMAN REMAINS WHICH ORIGINATED FROM MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK……



ARREST
06/08/18

A BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES FOLLOWING A PURSUIT….
AUBURN POLICE HAD ASKED THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  TO LOCATE  A STOLEN VEHICLE…..BUT WHEN DEPUTIES LOCATED IN
ON BARRNE RIFER DAM ROAD…..IT SPED  OFF…..

THE DRIVER….STEVEN R. LOGSDON…..ABANDONED THE VEHICLE ON STUMP BLUFF ROAD…..BUT WAS LATER APPREHENDED AND CHARGED WITH
FLEEING OR EVADING…..WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND SEVERAL OTHER CHARGED……



SPORTS
06/08/18

AN ITALIAN  COURT HAS RULED IN FAVOR OF WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….IN A        15-YEAR-LONG COURT CASE…..INVOLVING BIG RED……

W-K-U PREVIOUS  SUED THE ITALIN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP…..MEDIASET IN TWO-THOUSAND-THREE……CLAIMING  A SIMILAR LOOKNG CHARACTER
IS BASED ON BIG RED……

THE SCHOOL DIDN’T PREVAIL IN ITS CASE……BUT  BIG RED CREATOR RALPH CARY REFILED THE CASE……







MINTON RULING
06/07/18

KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE….JOHN MINTON-JUNIOR….. HAS DENIED A REQUEST BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN   TO DISQUALIFY A
JUDGE FROM RULING ON A  LAWSUIT CHALLENGING THE LEGALITY   OF  A BILL THAT OVERHAULS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  PENSION SYSTEM……

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD  HAS THE CASE…..BEVIN’S ATTORNEY ASKED HIM TO RECUSE HIMSELF BECAUSE HE BELONGS TO
ONE OF KENTUCKY’S RETIREMENT SYSTEMS……ANE WHEN HE REFULED…...BEVIN ASKED MINTON  TO REPLACE HIM…….



COMMERICAL VEHICLE FIRE
06/07/18

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO A COMMERICAL VEHICLE FIRE……ON THE NATCHER PARKWAY……YESTERDAY MORNING…..

51 YEAR OLD WILLIAM BRANSCUM OF NANCY…..PULL   HIS A TWENTY-10 INTERNATIONAL SEMI-TRUCK   ONTO THE SHOULDER WHERE  THE CAB  
BECAME  ENGULFED IN FLAMES…...THE FIRE  WAS CONTAINED TO THE TRUCK AND  DID NOT IGNITE THE LIQUID FERTILIZER BEING TRANSPORTED IN
THE TANKER……

ALL LANES  OF THE PARKWAY WERE TEMPORARILY CLOSSED WHILE THE FIRE WAS CONTAINED…….



WHITNEY
06/07/18

73 YEAR OLD LAURA  JO “JODY” WHITNEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TODAY (THURS) AT
12NOON AT PLEASANT GROVE CEMETERY…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; TRACY…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANKIE AND SARAH CALVERT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO
GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……:



SPORTS
06/07/18

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM  WILL BEGIN  A NEW…..FOUR-YEAR SERIES …..AGAINST LOUISVILLE  BEGINNING IN   TWENTY-
19….

THE TOPPERS AND CARDINALS   WILL  MEET FOR THE 80TH TIME  AT  BRIDGESTONE ARENA ON A  DATE YET  TO BE DETERMINED…..THE 20-20 GAME
WIL BE PLAYED IN LOUISVILLE…..THE 20-21 GAME WILL BE HELD IN BOWLING GREEN….AND THE 20-22 GAME WILL TAKE PLACE IN LOUISVILLE……

WESTERN AND LOUISVILLE FIRST MET   IN 1926….AND THE CARDINALS LEAD THE SERIES…..40-TO-39……..







KY ELECTION TURNOUT
06/06/18

DESPITE  CROWDED BALLOTS…..MASSIVE NUMBERS OF KENTUCKY’S  REGISTERED VOTERS DECIDED TO SKIP LAST MONTH’S PRIMARY ELECTION…..
IN THE COMMONWEALTH  23-PPOINT-FIVE PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…...WHILE IN ALLEN COUNTY THE VOTER
TURNOUT  WAS 28-POINT THREE PERCENT…..
IN AT LEAST 17 COUNTIES….FEWER THAN 20-PERCENT OF VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS……WITH KENTON COUNTY RECORDING THE LOWEST
TURNOUT AT  10-POINT-ZERO-ONE PERCENT……
THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS CERTIFIED RESULTS YESTERDAY…WITH THE EXCEPTON OF A JEFFERSON COUNTY JUDICIAL RACE  WHERE THE
TOP  VOTE GETER DIED THE DAY AFTER THE ELECTION…..AND ONLY   17-VOTES SEPARATE THE SECOND AND THIRD PLACE FINISHERS……

THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE RECEIVED MORE THAN  120-COMPLAINTS ON ELECTON DAY WITH INVESTIGATORS CONTINUE TO LOOK INTO
THREE OF THOSE…..
IN ADDITION…..THE ATTORNEY GENERL’S OFFIE RECEIVED 318 COMPLAINTS ON ELECTION DAY……AND   81 OF THOSE HAVE BEEN REFERRED TO
INVESTIGATORS……



FATAL-WARREN
06/06/18

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF RUSSELLVILLE ROAD AND PETROS ROAD…..NEAR THE WARREN/LOGAN COUNTY LINE
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…. CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE  SAY 77 YEAR OLD LILLIE REMOUR OF AUBURN WAS  EAST BOUND ON RUSSELLVILLE ROAD IN HER TWO-THOUSAND-ONE HONDA…..
WHEN SHE   HIT A TWENTY-16  VOLVO SEMI-TRACTOR/TRAILER  DRIVEN BY 62 YEAR  OLD HOWARD BRADLEY  OF BROWER IN THE REAR….AS HE WAS
TURNING FROM  PETROS ROAD ONTO RUSSELLVILE ROAD….

REMOUR WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE BY THE WARREN COUNTY CORONER……



MARION MAN CHARGED
06/06/18

A MARION COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN  ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE…..

STATE POLICE  SERVIED AN INDICTMENT  WARRANT ON 45 YEAR OLD HOWARD SUMMERS  OF LEBANON MONDAY…..CHARING HIM WITH MURDER,
TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE AND POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A CONVICTED FELON…..

SUMMERS IS BELIEVED  TO BE RESPONSIBLE  FOR THE DEATH F OF HIS WIFE….. .SUSANNE…..IN DECEMBER OF TWENTY-14……..



TENNESSEE MAN ARRESTED
06/06/18

A TENNESSEE MAN WANTED IN THE KILLING OF HIS BOSS IN NASHVILLE MONDAY WAS APPREHENDED ON I-65 NEAR BOWLING GREEN…..

36 YEAR OLD DOMENIC MICHELI…..KILLED HIS FORMER  BOSS 46 YEAR OLD JOEL PAAVOLA WITH A HATCHER AND ANOTHER BLADED INSTRUMENT  AT
THE BALANCE TRAINING CENTER  IN NASHVILLE…..
PAAVOLA…. WHO HAD FIRE MICHELI   14-MONTHS AGO….WAS ASSISTING CLIENTS  WITH WORKOUTS  WHEN HE WAS ATTACKED…….



WHITE
06/06/18

83 YEAR OLD JOYCE LANE WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT ALIVE HOSPICE IN NASHVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW
(THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO ALIVE HOSPICE…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JOSEPH AND LIBBY OF TENNESSEE AND DALE AND LISA OF NORTH CAROLINA…….TWO
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAROLD AND LUDY LANE OF FLORIDA AND DONALD AND RITA LANE OF SCOTTSVILLE……A SISTER; FERN
BROWNFIELD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; ANN LANE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PATSY LANE OF TENNESSEE…. AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW;
ROGER WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/06/18

THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM WILL HOST A THREE-DAY…..COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE  CAMP…..JUNE 20TH D THRU 22ND…..

THE CAMP IS DESIGNED FOR ALL BOYS  WHO WILL BE IN PRESCHOOL THRU THE EIGHTH GRADE FOR THE UPCOMIN SCHOOL YEAR…..

THE CAMP WILL RUN FROM  EIGHT UNTIL NOON EACH DAY  WITH A  FEE OF    40-DOLLARS  PER CAMPER  AND HOUSEHOLDS WITH MORE THAN ONE
CAMPER WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT…….NO PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SIGN UPS WILL BE TAKEN THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP……

CAMPERS  WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPTION OF FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH THRU THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM……







COLLEGE ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
06/05/18

THE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION IS CONSIDERING A PROPOSAL  TO CHANGE THE  MINIMUM GUIDELINES   FOR  ADMISSION TO
KENTUCKY’S PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES….

STUDENTS WANTING TO ENTER  A STATE-SUPPORTED….FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION NEED A MINIMUM  HIGH  SCHOOL   G-P-A  OF TWO-POINT-FIVE
PERCENT…. ALTHOUGH STUDENTS WOULD BE ALLOWED TO SET HIGHER ADMISSION STANDARDS……

STUDENTS WITH A LOWER  G-P-A COULD STILL BE ACCEPTED…..BUT THEY WOULD HAVE TO ENTER INTO A LEARNING CONTRACT WITH THE
COLLEGE THAT WOULD INCLUDE A NUMBER OF SUPPORT SERVICES…..SUCH AS REMEDIAL CLASSES AND MENTORING…..

STUDENTS WHO DECLINE TO COMMIT TO A LEARNING CONTRACT WOULD BE REFERRED TO A COMMUNITY OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE…..



ACTIVISTS DENIED ENTERY TO CAPITAL
06/05/18

ANTI-POVERTY ACTIVISTS  WERE  DENIED GROUP ACCESS INTOTHE KENTUCKY CAPITAL YESTERDAY…..FOLLOWING AN OUTDOOR RALLY WHERE THE
FIRST  WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAID WERE DENOUNCED….

ABOUT 400-PEOPLE DEMONSTRATED  IN FRONT OF THE STATE HOUSE  AND MANY OF THEM MARCHED TO THE FRONT DOORS HOPING TO
ENTER……HOWEVER….THEY WERE TOLD BY OFFICERS THAT ONLY TWO COULD ENTER AT A TIME…AND WHEN THEE EEITED  ANOTHER TWO WOULD
BE ALLOWED IN….

ACCORDING TO TROOPER   JOSH LAWSON…..PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMANDER FOR STATE POLICE HEADQUARTERS……OFFICERS LIMITED ACCESS
BECAUSES THE GROUP DIDN’T SEEK APPROVAL TO PROTEST INSIDE THE BUILDING…..



BARN FIRE
06/05/18

A BARN FIRE ON OLD GAINESVILLE ROAD WAS A TOTAL LOSS……
THE STRUCTUE CONTAINED    250 ROLLS OF HAY…..TWO TRACTORS….A ROLLER…. AND A SIDE-BY-SIDE……
IT’S THOUGHT   SPONTANEUS COMBUSTION……IN THE ROLLS OF WHEAT HAY….. IS WHAT IGNITED THE  BLASÉ….

AROUND  40 FIREFIGHTERS FROM   DEPARTMENT BATTLED THE FIRE FOR ABOUT TWO HOURS BEFORE BRINGING IT UNDER CONTROL……







GLASGOW FARMER DISCIPLINED
06/05/18

THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SAYS A BARREN COUNTY FARMER HAS BEEN DISCIPLINED FOR FAILING TO PROOERY PAY FOREIGN WORKERS….

CHRISTOPHER LEE SMITH  HAS BEEB BARRED FROM APPLYING FOR CERTIFICATION TO REQUEST TEMPORARY  FOREIGN WORKERS UNDER THE  
VISA PROGRAM FOR THREE YEARS….AND HE HAS ALSO BEEN FIEND MORE THAN 35-THOUSAND DOLLARS………

INVESTIGATORS SAY SMITH  FAILED TO REIMBURSE WORKERS FOR TRANSPORTATION AND FOR THEIR VISA EXPENSES…..AND ALSO HE DIDN’T PAY
WORKERS THE REQUIRED MINIMUM WAGE…..AND   FAILED  TO PAY THEM ON TIME……



CLINTON INMATE FOUND
06/05/18

AN ESCAPEE FROM THE CLINTON COUNTY JAIL DIDN’T HAVE HIS FREEDOM LONG….
STATE POLICE  WERE NOTIFIED SUNDAY   THAT   32-YEAR-OLD  RYAN TWEEDY OF PADUCAH HAD ESCAPED…..

TROOPERS LOCATED TWEEDY ABOUT AN HOUR LATER IN AN  ABANDONED TRUCK AND HE WAS  RETURNED  TO THE JAIL….WHERE HE’S  FACING
ADDITIONAL CHARGES…………



SPORTS
06/05/18

FORMER  UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ATHLETIC DIRECTOR…..C-M-NEWTON…..HAS DIED AT THE AGE OF 88….

NEWTON’S BASKETBALL CAREER SPANNED  50-YEARS AS HE  WAS A MEMBER OF THE WILDCATS  1951  N-C-A-A CHAMPONSHIP TEAM…..

HE ALSO  HAD A 509 AND 375 COACHING RECORD FOLLOWING STINTS AT TRANSYLVANIA  COLLEGE….ALABANMA…..AND VANDERBILT…….







SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM
06/04/18

AGAIN THIS SUMMER…..THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PARTICIPATING IN THE….“SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM”…..WHICH
BEGINS TODAY AND RUNS THRU JULY 31ST…..
THE PROGRAM PROVIDES BREAKFAST AND LUNCH….MONDAY THRU FRIDAY…FOR THOSUE 18 YEARS OLD AND YOUNGER…..AT VARIOUS SITES….

BREAKFAST IS SERVED AT THE CORE AND THE HIGH SCHOOL FROM SEVEN-30 TO EIGHT-30…..…..

LUNCH IS SERVED  AT THE HIGH SCHOOL FRONM 10-30 TO 12-30…….THE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE APARTMENTS FROM 11 TO 11-
25……ALCO APARTMENTS FROM 11-35 TO NOON……AT THE CORE FROM 11-45 TO 12-30……AT THE LAW ENFORCEMENR CNER FROM 12 TO 112-30…..
AND AT LANDMARK APARTMENTS FROM 12-10 TO 12-30….

LUNCH WILL ALSO BE SERVED AT THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY JULY 10TH, 12TH, 17TH, 19TH,  24TH AND 26TH…..



ROAD WORK
06/04/18

CREWS FROM THE BOWLING GREEN….KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET OFFICE    WILL BE WORKING ON  NUMBER OF PREVENTIVE
MAINTENANCE PROJECTS THIS WEEK  IN BARREN…..MONROE…..AND TODD COUNTIES….

TODAY AND TOMORROW….CREWS WILL BE WORKING IN TODD COUNTY ON KENTUCKY ONE-ZERO-SEVEN….FROM  MILE POINT EIGHT TO 10…..
CREWS WILL MOVE ONTO  KENTUCKY 12-97 IN BARREN COUNTY….WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY….FROM MILE POINT  SEVEN TO NINE-POINT-FIVE…….
AND THE WORK WILL WRAP-UP  FRIDAY  ON KENTUCKY  TWO-16  IN MONROE COUNTY……..




HENSON
06/04/18

99 YEAR OLD CHRISTINE HOWELL HENSON OF THE BOYCE COMMUNITY DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB……FUNERAL
SERVICES FOR THE TRAMMEL NATIVE WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT BEECH GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH  WITH BURIAL IN
THE CHURCH CEMETERY….. VISITAION BEGINS AFTER  12NOON WEDNESDAY  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…AND AFTER 10 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE
CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RANDALL AND DAPHANA…..AND A DAUGHTER; RITA HENSON  ALL OF ALVATON……FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN, NINE GREAT-GRANDCHIDLREN AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……







CANADIAN GRILL MAKER
06/01/18

A CANADIAN GRILL AND COOKWARE MAKER IS GOING TO LOCATE IN BOWLING GREEN….

CROWN VERITY U-S-A  WILL BUILD A 60-THOUSAND-SQUARE-FOOT FACILITY….ITS FIRST IN THE U-S…….IN THE KENTUCKTY TRANSPARK…

THE FACILITY WILL INCLUDE SPACE FOR PRODUTION OF GRILLS AND OTHER COOKING EQUIPMENT…..AS-WELL-AS  STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION…..
PLANS CALL FOR CROWN VERITY TO BEGIN DISTRIBUTION  OF ITS AMERICAN-MARKET PRODUCTS STARTING  NEXT YEAR…….



MANHUNT
06/01/18

THE MANHUNT FOR 31 YEAR OLD STEVEN WIGGINS….WHO’S WANTED IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF DICKSON COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF DANIEL
BAKER….. CONTINUES….

BAKER WAS KILLED WEDNESDAY MORNING AFTER RESPONDING TO A CALL ABOUT A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE….

WIGGINS…..WHO’S BEEN ADDED TO THE T-B-I’s  TOP-10 MOST WANTED LIST…. IS CONSIDERED TO BE ARMED AND DANGEROUS…..
AS THE REWARD FOR HAS CAPTURE  HAS NOW GROWN  TO 45-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



STEPHENS
06/01/18

80 YEAR OLD RUSSELL D. STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND TONYA STEPHENS, ROBERT STEPHENS, STACY STEPHENS AND MICHALL HOLLAND
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JEFFERY STEPHENS OF PENNSYLVANIA…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; J-D AND JUDY OF MT. WASHINGTON AND
REX AND VANESSA OF HOLLAND…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; VIRGINIA AND NORMAN CROWE OF FERN CREEK AND LINDA VIBBERT
OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..13 GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/01/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF FISH AND WILDLIFE’S….FREE FISHING WEEK-END……. IS TOMORROW AND SUNDAY…..DNAY….

AN ANNUAL EVENT SINCE 1992….FREE FISHING WEEK-END OFFERS RESIDENTS AND NON-RESIDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO FISH KENTUCKY
WATERS WITHOUT A LICENSE OR PERMIT….
.
HOWEVER…LIMITS ON THE SIZE AND NUMBER OF FISH THAT ANGLERS MAY KEEP  STILL APPLY……







MAYES
05/31/18

75 YEAR OLD BARBARA  ANN  MAYS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERLA HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER FOUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RONALD MAYES…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RHONDA AND MICHAEL BACHSCHMIDT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A
BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; MORRIS AND BETTY DOUGLAS OF ALVATON……AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; LINDA AND LARRY STOVALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



MCGUFFEY
05/31/18

62 YEAR OLD THOMAS CLAYPOOL MCGUFFEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS
OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE CENTER FOR COURAGEOUS KIDS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; RITA COOK MCGUFFEY…..TWO SONS; WESLEY AND JOHN BOTH OF BRANDENBURG……A DAUGHTER; MEREDITH FUQUA
OF SCOTTSILLE….TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; KEN MCGUFFEY AND WIFE PATRICIA HARSTON OF INDIANA AND BUEL AND GAIL  MCGUFFEY
OF SCOTTSVILLE…. AND A SISTER; PAMELA MCGUFFEY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/31/18

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM LAST NIGHT…..AS SOUTH WARREN DEFEATED AC/S  IN THE FOURTH REGION
SEMI-FINALS 11 TO ONE……


IN THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL GAME…..
WARREN EAST BLANKED FRANKLIN/SIMPSON 11 TO NOTHING…..

FOURTH REGION SEMI-FNAL BASEBALL GAME SAW…..
RUSSELL COUNTY SHUT-OUT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TWO TO NOTHING…..
AND BOWLING GREEN BEAT CUMBERLAND COUNTY 12 TO TWO……


CONFERENCE  U-S-A BASKETBALL WILL HAVE A DIFFERENT LOOK THIS SEASON…. WITH A MAJOR CHANGE  TO THE LEAGUE’S 18-GAME  
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE…..

EVERY TEAM WILL PLAY 14-GAMES GAMES AGAINST LEAGUE OPPONENTS…..
THEN THE LEAGUE WILL BE SEEDED INTO A POD SYSTERM…..BASED ON THEIR LEAGUES STANDING AFTER THE 14-GAMES…..AND CONFERNENCE U-
S-A WILL THEN ANNOUCE EVERY TEAMS REMAINING SCHEDULE TO COMPLETE THE REGUALR SEASON……FILLING PREDETERMINED DATES…..







POLICE AWARDS
05/30/18

A GOOD CROWD WAS ON HAND LAST NIGHT…..AS THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT HELD THEIR ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY……

AMONG THE AWARDS PRESENTED WERE…..
THE CIVILIAN  AWARD TO PETE VAUGHN AND BRENDA RICH……
TELEMCOMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR….. MADIE CALVERT…..
OFFICER OF THE YEAR…. OFFICER TOM SUOY……
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD WAS PRESENTED TO THE FAMILY OF TRUMAN MAYS…..
AND THE LIFETIME DEDICATION OF SERVICE AWARD WENT TO DETECTIVE  TED SEAMAN……



RANE TO UPGRADE
05/30/18

RANE PRECISION  DIE CASTING IN RUSSELLVILLE ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT PLANS TO INVEST  FIVE-POINT-EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS   IN NEW
EQUIPMENT….. TOOLING…..AND  UPGRADES  AND RETAIN MORE  THAN  170 JOBS…..

FOUNDED IN 1956 BY ROCKWELL CORPORATION….RAND MANUFACTURES HIGH-PRESSURE ALUMINUM DIE-CAST STEERIGN AND COMPRESSOR
COMPONENTS FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY…….

THE FACILITY WAS SOLD IN 1989….AND THAT BEGAN A  SERIES F OWNERSHIP AND NAME CHANGER……CUTMINATING WITH RANE-MADRAS
PURCHASING THE COMPANY EARLIER THIS YEAR……



SPORTS
05/30/18

AFTER BEING POSTPONED YESTERDAY……THE FOURTH REGION BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE TODAY AT WESTERN
KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..

IN THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…..
RUSSELL COUNTY GOES AGAINST FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY TAKES ON BOWLING GREEN…..

IN THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH WARREN EAST……
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY SOUTH WARREN…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING
AROUND FIVE-45



MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER IS ADDING CINCINNATI IN ITS LATEST ROUND OF EXPANSION……THE ADDITON BRINGS  MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCOR TO A 26-
TEAM LEAGUE……

CINNCINNATI WILL JOIN THE LEAGUE NEXT SEASON….AND WILL PLAY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI’S FOOTBALL STADIUM ….WHILE A 21-
THOUSAND SEAT  SOCCER  STADIUM IS BUILT……

NASHVILLE GOT ONE OF THE TWO EXPANSION SPOTS LAST YEAR…..BUT THE LEAGUE HELD OFF PICKING THE OTHER TESM FROM AMONG
SACRAMENTO….. DETROIT……AND CINCINNATI……







FATAL-ALLEN
05./29/18

A TWO VEHICLE  ACCIDENT IN SCOTTSIVLLE CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE  WERE CALLED TO THE ACCIDENT….INVOLVING A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE…..AT  THE INTER-EAXCTION  OF NEW GALLATIN ROAD AND
FRANKLIN ROAD….

51 YEAR OLD DANNY HARLESS OF TENNESSEE WAS DRIVING A  TWO-THOUSAND       G-M-C PICK-UP ON FRANKLIN ROAD  AND FAILED TO YIELD THE
RIGHT OF WAY AT THE TRAFFIC SIGNALE…..AND PULLED INTO THE PATH OF A  TWENTY-12 KENWORTH OPERATED BY    27 YEAR OLD  DELVIN BROWN
OF NORTH CAROLINA……

HARLESS…..WHO WAS NOT WEARING A SEAT BELT…..DIED AT THE SCENE……



BG MAN PLEADS GUILTY
05/29/18

A BOWLING GREEN MAN HAS PLEAD GUILTY…..IN FEDERAL COURT….TO MULTIPLE DRUG AND FIREARM OFFENSES….

40 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL L COMPTON ADMITTED TO AIDING AND ABETTING THE KNOWING AND INTENTIONAL POSSESSION WITH INTENT
TO DISTRIBUATE METH  MARIJUANA…..HE ALSO ADMMITTED TO MANUFACTURING METH…….AND BEING A PROHIBITED PERSON IN POSSESSION OF
FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION……

SENTENCING  IS SET FOR AUGUST 27TH……AND COMPTON   FACES UP TO 65-YEARS IN PRISON…...A FINE OF UP TO   TWO-POINT-SEVEN MILLION
DOLLARS….AND THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE……



BOAT EXPLODES
05/19/18

A BOAT EXPLOSION ON KENTUCKY  LAKE INJURED  EIGHT PERSONS….

FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICERS SAY THE 32-FOOT CRUISER WAS A TURTLE  BAY MARINA WHEN THE BLAST OCCURRED…..THE EXPLOSION CAME AFTER
THE ENGINE  WAS STARTED WHILE THE BOAT WAS TIED TO THE FUEL ISLAND……

THE BOAT  WAS COMPLETELY DESTROYED  SCATTERED   FOR 100-YARDS…..



WHITE
05/29/18

76 YEAR OLD PAT COOKSEY WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE
THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A  SISTER; MARY ANN OGLES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO NIECES; BARBARA WADE AND HUSBAND JOE AND KAREN SHOCKLEY AND
HUSBAND BRO. ROY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO GREAT-NEPHEWS, TWO GREAT-NIECES, TWO GREAT-GREAT-NEPHEWS AND THREE GREAT-GREAT-
NIECES ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/29/18

AT THE FOURTH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY….. LADY PATRIOTS ADVANCED TO THE  SEMI-FINALS….AS THEY DEFEATED THE LOGAN
COUNTY LADY COUGARS   ONE TO NOTHING…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE TAKING ON SOUTH WARREN TONIGHT……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
05/25/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE SATISTICS….THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM
THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN MARCH TO THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN APRIL….AND THIS APRIL’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO BELOW THE THREE-
POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN APRIL   OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN WARREN COUNTY
TO  FOUR-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL  IN ALL 120 COUNTIES……
WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT TWO-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED  THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT 11-POINT-NINE PERCENT…….



GRADUATION
05/25/18

THE 44TH COMMENCEMENT FOR ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL IS TONIGHT……AT SIX-30…..IN PATRIOT GYM……
FOLLOWING GRADUATION……UP-ALL-NIGHT ACTIVITIES WILL BEGIN  AT MIDNIGHT  AND LAST UNTIL SIX TOMORROW MORNING……



MEMORIAL DAY DRIVING
05/25/18



THE OFFICIAL START OF SUMMER……THE LONG MEMORIAL DAY WEEK-END IS HERE…AND ACCORDING TO  TRIPLE “A”  .ALMOST 42-MILLON WILL
TRAVELING THIS HOLIDEY WEEK-END……WITH  ONE-POINT-EIGHT MILLION TRAVELING BY AUTOMOBILE…..WHICH IS UP THREE-POINT-THREE
PERCENT FROM  LAST  YEAR…… THE ANNUAL “CLICK IT OR TICKET” CAMPAIGN IS ALSO UNDERWAY….AND AUTHORITIES WILL BE WORKING TO KEEP
THE ROADWAYS SAFE…..

THE OFFICIAL HOLIDAY PERIOD BEGINS AT SIX TONIGHT AND RUNS UNTIL MIDNIGHT MONDAY…….



DEATH INVESTIGATON
05/25/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE CONDUCTING  A DEATH INVESTIGATION….AFTER A WOMAN WAS FOUND DEAD  IN HER MOTEL ROOM….

JAMES BROADDUS CALLED AUTHORITIES TO REPORT HE HAD FOUND HIS WIFE DEAD  AT THE ECONO LODGE….

OFFICERS SAY….AS OF RIGHT NOW…..THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF  FOUL PLAY  .AND NO ONE IS IN CUSTODY…….



SPORTS
05/25/18

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT KENTUCKY  WILL HOST KANSAS ON JANUARY  26TH……IN THE HEADLINE   MATCH-UP  OF THE TWENTY-
19…SEC-BIG 12 CHALLENGE….

THE ONE DAY…..WHICH IS HELD ON VAROIS CAMPUSES……MATCHES   ALL 10 BIG-12 SCHOOLS AND  10 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE   14-
MEMBERS…..

THE S-E-C WON LAST YEARS EVENT  SIX TO FOUR…..WHICH MARKED THE FIRST TIME IN THE EVENT’S FIVE YEAR HISTORY THE   S-E-C FINISHED  
ABOVE 500…….ALTHOUGH THE CHALLENGE ENDED IN A   FIVE-ALL TIE LAST YEAR……







WKU BUDGET
05/24/18

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY FINANCE AND BUDGET COMMITTEE IS SENDING  TO THE  FULL BOARD OF REGENTSUENTS….A PROPOSED
SENDING PLANT THAT INCREASES STUDENT TUTION AND FEES……AS-WELL-AS EMPLOYEES SALARIES……….

THE PROPOSAL……WHICH TAKES EFFECT JULY FIRST…..WOULD INCREASE UNDERGRADUATE TUITION BY  FOUR-PERCENT…..AND ADD  50-
DOLLARS   TO THE ON-LINE  COURSE FEE ASSESSMENT TO  FULL-TIME STUDENTS…..

THE PROPOSED   TUITION HIKE WOULD GENERATE  NEARLY  FIVE-POINT-SIX MILLON DOLLARS   THAT WOULD BE USED  FOR MERIT-BASED RAISES  
FOR WESTERN EMPLOYEES…….



GROUND BREAKING
05/24/18

GROUND WAS BROKEN IN BOWLING GREEN YESTERDAY FOR A NEW 46-THOUSAND-410 SQUARE FOOT DISTRIBUTION  CENTER THAT WILL CREATE
11-NEW JOBS…..

AMERICAN LEATHER DIRECT….WHICH DISTRIBUTES FULL GRAIN LEATHER FOR THE PRODUCTION OF HIGH-QUALITY FINISHED PRODUCTS…..IS
CONSTRUCTING THE FACILITY ON CENTRAL AVENUE……



MILK CONTRACTS
05/24/18

MORE THAN 100 FARMERS……INCLUDING 20 IN KENTUCKY….HAVE BEEN TOLD THEIR MILK PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS WITH DEAN FOODS  ARE
EXPIRING  THIS SUMMER…..THE TERMINNATION DATE  WAS  MAY 31ST….BUT THAT  DEADLINE  HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED END TO THE END
OFJUNE…..

ACCORDING  TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL……THE CONTRACTS ARE BEING TERMINATED BECAUSE  WAL-MART WIILL NO LONGER BUY DEAN’S MILK
FOR ITS  GREAT VALUEY BRAND…….

THE LOSS WLL CUT PRODUCTION AT DEAN’S LOUISILLE PLANT….WHICH WILL CLOSE……AS WAL-MART HAS OPENED ITS OWN PRODUCTION PLANT
IN INDIANA……



SPORTS
05/24/18

IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME OF THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT….
BARREN COUNTY GOT THE BEST OF MONROE COUNTY ONE TO NOTHING…..


N-F-L OWNERS HAVE APPROVED A NEW POLICY AIMED AT ADDRESSING PROTESTS OVER THE NATIONAL ANTHEM…….

THE POLICY  WILL PERMITT PLAYERS  TO STAY IN THE LOCKER ROOM DURING THE PLAYING OF THE ANTHEM…..BUT IT REQUIRES THME TO STAND IF
THE COME TO THE FIELD…..AND ANY PLAYER OR TEAM PERSONNEL WHO KNEELS DURING THE ANTHENM…WILL RESULT IN THE TEAM BEING
FINED……

THE N-F-L PLAYERS ASSOCIATION SAYS IT WILL CHALLENGE ANY PART OF THE POLICY THAT VIOLATES THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING    
AGREEMENT……







PRIMARY ELECTION
05/23/18

YESTERDAY WAS PRIMARY ELECTION DAY…..AND IN ALLEN COUNTY FOUR-THOUSAND-42 VOTERS…..OR 28-POINT-THREE PERCENT OF THE
REGISTERED         15-THOUSAND-ONE VOTERS……WENT TO THE POLLS….

IN THE RACE FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION FOR JUDGE EXECUTIVE……DENNIS HARPER RECENTED 21-HUNDRED 40 VOTES……BRIAN DYER
642 VOTES AND JIMMY MAYS 617…..HARPER WILL NOW FACE DEMOCRAT  STEVE ANDERSON IN NOVEMBER….
IN THE RACE FOR SHERIFF…..INCUMBENT JEFF COOKE RECEIVES 15-HUNDRED 25 VOTES….DWIGHT KEEN 13-HUNDRED-87….SAM CARTER 522
VOTES…. WITH NO OPPOSITION IN THE FALL….COOKE WAS REELECTED TO SERVE ANOTHER TERM….
THE FIRST DISTRICT  MAGISTERIAL RACE SAW TODD BRANSFORD DEFEAT TERRY TUCK 358 VOTES TO 251…..BRANSFORD WILL NOW FACE
DEMOCRAT ROGER BROWN  IN NOVEMBER….
IN THE THRID DISTRICT MAGSTRATES RACE…..INCUMBERT TONY WOLFE WON REELECTION AS HE RECEIVE 387 VOTES….JUNIOR BRAY HAD  231….
AND GARY HORNE 221….


THE FOURTH DISTRICT MAGISTRATES RACE SAW INCUMBENT RICKY COOKSEY BEING RELECLT WITH 496 VOTES…..AND JOHN WEAVER RECEIVED
274 VOTES….
AND IN THE FIFTH DISTRICT MAGISTRATE RACE…..INCUMBENT   ROMAN PERRY JUNIOR WON RELECTION WITH 199 VOTES…..ANTHONEY THOMPSON
HAD 182 VOTES AND TIM MILLER 100 VOTES….
THE FIRST DISTRICT CONSTABLES   RACE SAW CHRISTOPHER SMITH WINNING THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATOIN WITH 83 VOTES….COMPARED  TO
JAMES WATKINS 62 VOTES…..SMITH WILL NOW FACE INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN  JONATHAN CARTER IN THE  FALL….
IN THE SECOND  DISTRICT CONSTABLES  RACE…..BRUCE BACHER WAS THE WINNER WITH 227 VOTES….CARLA MAYNARD RECEIVED  175 VOTES…..
TONY KING 120…… SEAN MILLER 87 VOTES…..AND JOSEPH YOUNGBLOOD 17…..
IN THE FIFTH DISTRICT CONSTABLES RACE…..JAMES COOK WAS THE WINNER WITH 224 VOTES  AND LARRY SIMPSON HAD  213…..
IN THE FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE….PAUL WALKER WON THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION  592 VOTES….AS ALONZO PENNINGOTN
RECEIVE 110 VOTES…WALKER WILL NOW FACE INCUMBENT  JAMES COMER IN NOVEMBER…


.AND IN THE RACE FOR SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR….INCUMBENT  ROB CLINE RECEIVED 558 VOTES……JERRY WHITNEY 235 VOTES…..AND CHARLIE
WITSCHEY 138 VOTES….. CLINE AND WHITNEY WILL NOW FACE EACH OTHER IN NOVEMBER…….



SPORTS
05/23/18

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT….

THE LADY PATRIOTS TOOK THE TITLE WITH A SEVEN TO TWO WIN OVER BARREN COUNTY…..BOTH TEAMS WILL NOW MOVE ON TO THE FOURTH
REGION TOURNAMENT NEXT WEEK….






TRUCK DIRECTIONAL SIGNS
05/18/18
06:05AM

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THEY WILL   INSTALL LARGE PANEL SIGNS ON I-65…..FOR LARGE
COMMERCIAL TRUCKS… TO USE EXIT-20 AT THE NATCHER PARKWAY TO U-S TWO-31….TO GET TO SCOTTSVILLE AND OTHER PARTS OF ALLEN
COUNTY…..
THE SIGNS WILL BE PLACED  IN THE NORTHBOUND DIRECTION OF  I-65…SOUTH OF EXIT SIX…..AND IN THE SOUTHBOUND DIRECTION….NORTH OF
EXIT 38 AT SMITHS GROVE…..SALLER TEMORARY SIGNS  WILL BE INSTALLED UNTIL THE PERMANENT PANEL SIGNS ARE READY…..
THE DISTRICT THREE BOWLING GREEN OFFICE HAS RECEIVED A NUMBR OF CONCERNS FROM RESIDENTS ABOUT ILLEGAL TRUCK  TRAFFIC ON
SMITHS GROVE ROAD AND THE NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS…
DISTRICT THREE CHIEF ENGINEER  JOE PLUNK  SAID VERY FEW ROUTES  IN THE REGION ARE ON THE “NATIONAL TRUCK   NETWORK”…..WHICH IS
THE REASON FOR NOT SIGNING IN THE PAST…..
TRUCKS THAT ARE DESIGNED INCREASED DIMENSION MUST  USE THE ROUTES ON THE “NATIONAL TRUCK NETWORK” WHICH INCLUDES  .WHICH
INCLUDES  I-65….TWO-31…..AND 31-E………. HOWEVER…..ALLOWANCES ARE MADE FOR INCREASED DIMENSION SIZED TRUCKS FOR UP TO 15-MILES
FROM AN INTERSTATE OR JUP TO FIVE MILES FROM A STATE TRUCK NETWORK ROUTE  FOR DELVERIES….FOOD… REPAIRS… SLEEP…OR HOME
LOCATIONS…..



KENTUCKIAN HEADS CIA
05/18/18

THE SENATE VOTED YESTERDAY TO CONFIRM VETERAN  C-I-A  AGENT AND KENTUCKIAN  GINA HASPEL  TO BE THE FIRST FEMALE DIRECTO IN THE 71-
YEAR HISTORY OF THE AGENCY…..

THE 61-YEAR OLD HASPEL  WAS BORN  IN ASHLAND……SHE  ATTENED  THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY   AND GRANDUATED FROM  THE UNIVERSITY
OF LOUISVILLE…..



SPORTS
05/19/18

THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK….AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT
FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON….



THREE MEMBERS OF THE LADY PATROT SOFTBALL TEAM HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO THE…..TWENTY-18….REGION-FOUR…..ALL-REGION TEAMS…..

SENIORS TAYLOR STAMPS AND KRIS-ANN PARDUE   EARNED FIRST TEAM ALL-REGION…..
WHILE SOPHOMORE  MADI  GREGORY WAS A SECOND TEAM….ALL-REGON SELECTON…..BASED ON VOTING  BY REGION-FOUR  COACHES……







TIRE AMNESTY
05/17/18


THE TIRE AMNESTY PROGRAM  BEGINS TODAY  IN ALLEN COUNTY….

TIRE RETAILERS…AGRICULTURAL TIRE RETAILERS…. AND SALVAGE YARDS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM……RESIDENTS WITH LARGE
TRUCK TIRES WILL BE REQUIRED TO BRING ASSISTANCE TO UNLOAD…..AND PROOF OF ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENCY MAY BE REQUIRED…..
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL TWO-THREE-SEVEN-36-31 OR SIX-TWO-TWO-58-67……



F-150 PRODUCTION
05/17/18

FORD IS RESUMING THE PRODUCTION  OF THE F-150…..FOLLOWING A  FIRE AT A PLANT IN MICHIGAN  WERE COMPONENTS FOR THE DASH ARE
MADE…

WORK WILL RESTART TOMORROW AT THE DEARBORN TRUCK PLANT….AND PRODUCTION OF THE “SUPER DUTY” AT THE LOUISVILLE PLANT  AND THE
F-150 AT THE KANSAS CITY  PLANT WILL RESUME BY MONDAY……



ACS JOB FAIR
05/17/18

SENIORS AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TOMORROW…..TO FIND A JOB WITHOUT LEAVING SCHOOL…..

AS THE HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT…..IN PARTNERSHIP WITH   KENOVA WORKS…..WILL HOST A JOB FAIR FROM 12NOON TO TWO-30  IN
THE HIGH SCHOOL LOBBY…..

HUMAN RESOURCE REPRESENTATIVES…..FROM APPROXIMATELY 20 LOCAL AND AREA BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES WILL BE ONSITE TO RECRUIT
NEW MEMBERS FOR THEIR WORKFORCE……



SPORTS
05/17/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO BOWLING GREEN…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  ALSO PLAYS  IN BOWLING GREEN…..


ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HAS SCHEDULED  A PRESS CONFERENCE  FOR 12-30 TOMORROW AFTERNOON….TO INTRODUCE  THE
NEW PATRIOT  HEAD  BASKETBALL  COACH….

LADY PATRIOT HEAD BASKETBALL COACH BRAD BONDS  IS  TAKING OVER THE PATRIOT PROGRAM…….REPLACING  NICK CHAYKOWSKI……







CITY COUNCIL
05/15/18

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT……
THE COUNCIL AUTHORIZED  MAYOR ROB CLINE  TO  SIGN THE DEED   ON A SMALL PORTION OF LAND NEAR THE RIGHT-OF-WAY ON OLD TWO-31 AND
BAYS FORK CREEK BRIDGE  TO DUGAS FAMILY PARK…..THE MAYOR WAS ALSO AUTHORIZED  TO SIGN THE DEED GIVING THE HALCOMB HOUSE TO A  
NONPROFIT ORGAINZATION……

A RESOLUTION  WAS APPROVED AND MAYOR CLINE  WAS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE MUNICIPAL ROAD AID AGREEMENT WITH THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTATION CABINET…..THE CITY WILL BE RECEIVING  84-THOUSAND-493 DOLLARS….WHICH IS UP ABOUT ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM
LAST YEAR…..
AND THE COUNCIL APPROVED ADVERTISING FOR BIDS ON SEWER LINES FOR HIGHWAY TWO-31……UPON CLEARANCE BY THE KENTUCKY DIVISION
OF WATER…..…

ONE RESIDENT APPROACHED THE COUCIL CONCERNING STOPPED UP DRAINAGE PIPES IN THE NINTH STREET AREA…..THAT IS CAUSING STANDING
WATER…..CITY SUPERINTENDENT   WILLIAM THOMASON AND MAYOR   CLINE SAID THEY WOULD WORK WITH STATE TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS TO
CORRECT THE PROBLEM……




MESONET EXPANDING
05/15/18

THE KENTUCKY MESONET……LOCATED AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….. CONTINUES TO EXPAND  WITH TWO NEW  STATIONS BEING
PLANNED….

THE MESONET’S   71ST  STATION WILL BE IN THE TOWN OF DIXON IN WEBSTER COUNTY……IT’S ALSO ONE OF MESONET’S  SPONSORED STATIONS….
WITH A PORTION OF THE COSTS OF INSTALLATION AND OPERATIONS COVERED BY WEBSTER COUNTY…….AND THE 72ND STATION WILL BE A THIRD
MESONET SITE IN SHELBY COUNTY……

THE KENTUCKY MESONET COLLECTS REAL-TIME DATA EVERY FIVE MINUTES  ON TEMPERATURE…. PRECIPITATION….HUMIDITY…..SOLAR
RADIATION……WIND SPEED…. AND WIND DIRECTION…….AND THE DATA IS AVAILABLE ON-LINE…..



TODD COUNTY GROUNDBREAKING
05/14/18

GROUND WAS BROKEN IN TODD COUNTY YESTERDAY FOR  NOVELIS INCORPORATED TO CONSTRUT   A 305-MILLION DOLLAR ALUMINUM
PROCESSING PLANT  WHICH WILL CREATE   125 FULL-TIME JOBS

THE 400-SQUARE FOO FACILITY IS BEING BUILT  ON A 150-ACRE GREENFIELD SITE IN GUTHRIE……ONCE COMPLETED…..THE FACILITY WILL TREAT
AND PRE-HEAT ROLLED ALUMINUM COILS FORM NEARBY LOGAN ALUMINUM IN RUSSELLVILLE……

NOVELIS OPERATES   24-ADVBANCED ROLLING AND RECYCLING FACILITES IN 10-COUNTRIES IN  NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA….THAT EMPLOYEES  
11-HOUSAND INDIVIDUALS AND DID   12-BILLION DOLLARS IN REVENUE IN FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18……



T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL
05/15/18

THE BOARD OF T-J REGIONAL HEALTH  HAS ANNOUNCED THEY WILL NOT RENEW THE CONTEOR OF BUD WETHINGTON…..THE CURRENT C-E-O  OF T-
J REGONAL HEALTH…..

BOARD CHAIRMAN   MIKE BRYANT SAID THE BOARD  APPRECIATES WETHINGTON’S CONTRIBUTIONS…….BUT THEY FEEL ITS TIME FOR A CHANGE…..

NEIL THORNBURY…..CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER…..HAS BEEN APPOINTED INTERIM C-E-O  OF  T-J  REGIONAL  HEALTH……



SPORTS
05/15/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……


THE DISTRICT 15 BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN MONDAY…..

THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT IS BEING PLAYED AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..AS MONDAY THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..
TUESDAY THE TROJANS BATTLE GLASGOW…..AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED WEDNESDAY…….

THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT IS ALSO BEING PLAYED AT  BARREN COUNTY……
MONDAY THE LADY PATRIOTS TANGLE WITH MONROE  COUNTY….THEN BARERN COUNTY BATTLES GLASGOW……
AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP SOFTBALL GAME WILL BE PLAYED TUEDAYS…….







RECEIPTS UP
05/11/18

GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS REBOUNDED FROM A BELOW PAR MARCH….TO HAVE THE LARGEST COLLECTION MONTH IN APRIL IN THE HISTORY OF
THE COMMONWWEALTH……

COLLECTONS GREW IN APRIL  SIX-POINT-THREE PERCENT WHEN COMPARED TO APRIL OF LAST YEAR….AND FOR THE FIRST 10-MONTHS OF FISCAL
TWENTY-18…..RECEIPTS HAVE GROWN  FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT……

IN DECEMBER……THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUPS REVISED ITS REVENUE ESTIMATES WHICH NOW CALLS FOR TWO-POINT-THREE
PERCENT GROWTH FOR THE ENTIRE FISCAL YEAR…..AND TO MEET THAT ESTIMATE…..RECEIPTS CAN DECLINE SIX-POINT-FIVE PERCENT OVER THE
LAST TWO MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR WHICH ENDS JUNE 30TH…..

BUDGET DIRECTOR  JOH CHILTON   DID SAY THAT RECENT CHANGES  IN FEDERAL AND STATE TAX LAWS COULD POTENTIALLY ERODE SOME OF THE  
YEAR-TO-DATE GAINS……



F150 PRODUCTION HALTED
05/11/18

FORD HAS HALTED PRODUCTION OF THE F-150…..IDLING 27-HUNDRED WORKER AT THE  PLANT IN LOUISVILLE…..

A FIRE AND EXPLOSION AT A PARTS SUPPLIER IN MICHIGAN STOPPED PRODUCTION OF COMPONENTS USED IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL OF THE F-
150…..

THE TEMPORARY LAYOFFS AFFECT ONLY THE F-SERIES….AND PRODUCTION OF TWO S-U-S’s  AT THE LOUISVILLE  PLANT  WILL CONTINUE……




MUSIC HALL OF FAME
05/11/18

THE “KENTUCKY MUSIC HALL OF FAME”….LOCATED IN RENFRO VALLEY…. WILL INDUCTED ITS NEWEST CLASS TONIGHT….

THIS YEAR’S CLASS INCLUDES…..DAVID “STRINGBEAN” AKEMAN…..DALE ANN BRADLEY…..JASON CRABB….JACKIE DESHANNON…..BOBBY LEWIS…..
AND BILLY RAY CRUS…….

THE CEREMONY BEGINS  AT SIX…….



FREEMAN
05/11/18

88 YEAR OLD  U-W  “JUNIOR”  FREEMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT MORGAN-SIFFORD FUNERAL IN PUXICO-MISSOURI WITH BURIAL IN PUXICO CEMETERY……VISITATION WILL BE FROM ONE
TO FIVE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DELOIS FREEMAN…..A DAUGHTER; JUDY FREEMAN OF MISSOURI…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; SHERRY BARTIN OF
SCOTTSVILLE….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; ETTA  MAE AND GENE DAUGHERTY…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; DALTON SCOTT ALL OF MISSOSURI…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/11/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IN ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELL COUNTY……

AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO METCALFE COUNTY…….


THE SEASON CAME TO AN  END FOR THE PREDATORS LAST NIGHT AS THEY LOST TO WINNIPEG FIVE TO ONE….AND THE JETS WIN THE SERIES FOUR
GAME TO THREE…..







FOOD FRENZY
05/19/18

DURING THE SECOND-ANNUAL……KENTUCKY LEGAL FOOD FRENZY…….THE COMMONWEALTH’S  LEGAL COMMUNITY DONATED  MORE THAN 630-
THOUSAND POUNDS  OF FOOD TO   KENTUCKY’S SEVEN REGONAL FOOD BANKS  TO HELP PREPARE FOR INCREASED   DEMANDS  DURING THE
SUMMER MONTHS…..….

THE TWENTY-18 CAMPAIGN RAN FROM MARCH 15TH THRU APRIL SECOND…...AND INVOLVED  118-LAW  FIRMS AND LEGAL ORGANIZATONS…..
REPRESENTING OVER TWO-THOUSAND ATTORNEYS AND STAFF……

LAST YEAR……THE FOOD BANKS DISTRIBUTED OVER  75-MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD ACROSS KENTUCKY’S  120-COUNTIES…….



APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS
05/10/18

THE BARREN COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVES OFFICE  AND THE BARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAVE ANNOUNCED THE CREATION OF THREE NEW
YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS…..

THEJUDGGE EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE HAS CREATED THE “OFFICE MANAGEMENT” PROGRAM…..WHILE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL OFFER
APPRENTICESHIPS IN “CULINARY ARTS AND TRANSPORTATION MAINTENANCE”…..

EACH TWO-YEAR PROGRAM   IS E AVAILABLE TO HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS….AND   REQUIRE 144-CLASSROOM AND TWO-THOUSAND  “ON-
THE-JOB” TRAINING HOURS EACH YEAR……



PATTI’S REOPENING
05/10/18

PATTIE’S 1880s SETTLEMENT RESTAURANT…..IN GRAND RIVERS  WHICH WAS DAMAGED BY FIRE IN IN THE KITCHEN  IN FEBRUARY….HAD HOPED TO
REOPEN QUICKLY…..

BUT AN INSPECTION OF THE BUILDING  FOUND THE DAMAGE WAS MORE WIDE-SPREAD THAT FIRST THOUGHT…..AND INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVES
RECOMMENDED THE ENTIRE BUILDING BE RAZED AND REBUILT…...AND DEMOLITION OF THE RESTAURANT HAPPENED IN THE MIDDLE OF APRIL AND
THEY NOW HOPE TO REOPEN  AROUND NOVEMBER FIRST…..



GRAYSON TEACHER ARRESTED
05/10/18

STATE POLICE SAY A GRAYSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER HAS BEEN ARRESTED ON SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES….

ROGER WILLIAM IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR AND ONE COUNT OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL
PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR……



COMMENCEMENT
05/10/18

TOMORROW NIGHT…..WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVESITY  WILL HOST ITS FIRST OUTDOOR COMMENCEMENT  CEREMONY SINCE  TWO-THOUSAND-
SIX…..

THE 183RD COMMENCEMENT  WILL BEGIN AT FIVE WITH THE H”TOPPER WALK”…..

THE W-K-U GLASGOW CAMPUS WILL HAVE GRADUATION CEREMONIES TONIGHT (THURS) AT SIX…..

WKU’S SIX ACADEMIC COLLEGES WILL HOST SPECIAL RECOGNITON CEREMONESY SATURDAY AT DIDDLE ARENA…..

AND MONDAY NIGHT…...GRADUATION WILL BE HELD   AT THE ELIZABETHTOWN/FORT KNOX CAMPUS AT SIX…..AND AT THE OWENSBORO CAMPUS  AT
SIX-30…..



SPORTS
05/10/18

THE PATRIOT  VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT OME TO PLAY WARREN EAST……


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA  FOR THE SEVENTH AND FINAL GAME IN THEIR PLAY-OFF SERIES WITH THE JETS……







HOME SALES
05/09/18

HOME SALES IN KENTUCKY DIDN’T FOLLOW THE NATIONAL  TREND IN MARCH..AS TRANSACTIONS  IN THE COMMONWEALTH WERE DOWN  SIX-POINT-
EIGHT  PERCENT  WHEN COMPARED TO  MARCH OF LAST  YEAR…..

EVEN WITH THE DROP OF 314 TOTAL SALES…..MARCH TWENTY-18 WAS STILL THE SECOND HIGHEST  ON RECORD….JUST EDGING OUT MARCH TWO-
THOUSAND-SIX WHEN  41-HUNDRED-SIX  HOMES WERE SOLD…..AND TOTAL HOME SALES FOR MARCH  WERE UP 36-PERCENT  OVER FEBRUARY…..

HOME PRICES IN MARCH WERE UP   11-POINT-FIVE PERCENT TO….132-THOUSAND-290 DOLLARS……MAKING MARCH’S MEDIAN PRICE THE FIFTH
HIGHEST ON RECORD……

DAYS ON THE MARKET ALSO FELL IN MARCH TO 120…..WHICH IS DOWN FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT OVER MARCH OF LAST YEAR……
AND FOR THE QUARTER…..HOMES CLOSED  FOUR DAYS FASTER…..HITTING 122- DAYS…….



ESCAPEE-SIMPSON
05/09/18

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED FROM A SIMPSON COUNTY JAIL WORK DETAIL WAS CAPTURED A SHORT TIME LATER NEAR  
BOWLING GREEN…..

THE WORK DETAIL WAS ON BLACK JACK ROAD  WHEN 50 YEAR OLD ROBERT KEITH STEELMAN  OF LOUISVILLE GAINED ACCESS TO A  PASSENGER
CAR AND LEFT…..

TROOPERS LOCATED THE VEHICLE  ON I-65  NEAR THE NORTHBOUND 22-MILE MARKER AND CONDUCTED A TRAFFIC STOP….STELLMAN WAS
CHARGED WITH ESCAPE AND THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING-AUTO…..
HE HAD ORIGINALLY BEEN LODGED IN JAIL ON A CHARGE OF POSSESSION  OF  A FORGED INSTRUMENT…….



HOWELL
05/09/18

80 YEAR OLD BOBBY NEAL “JOE” HOWELL  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
AFTERNOON (THURS) AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN BEECH GROVE CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS
AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILMA HOWELL…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; RICHARD AND JAMIE BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE, JODY AND
SHARON OF TENNESSEE AND JEFF AND PENNY OF FRANKLIN……AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; SHARI AND ROBERT RIPPY AND LISA AND
MIKE HERRINGTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JUNIOR AND KAY OF FRANKLIN,  RALPH, DAVID AND MARTIN
AND CONNIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; SYBIL AND BOB UHLS OF FRANKLIN AND NADA AND TONY
WEIDAUER OF SCOTTSVILLE……12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 18 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/09/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON  BARREN COUNTY…..AND PICKED UP A BIG DISTRICT WIN OVER THE TROJANS
NINE TO FOUR…..







KY TOURISM
05/08/18

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM….. THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOURISM  INDUSTRY HAS GROWN
NEARLY FOUR-PERCENT TO MORE THAN 15-BILLION DOLLARS……

KENTUCKY’S TOURISM INDUSTRY SUPPORTS MORE THAN  195-THOUSAND  JOBS  AND GENERATED  ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS  TAXES…..
WITH  202-MILLION GOING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS…. AND THE REST WENT TO STATE GOVERNMENT…..

TOURIST SPENDING IN THE COMMONWEALTH ACCOUNTED FOR MORE THAN NINE-POINT-FIVE BILLION  OF THE 15-BILLION DOLLAR IMPACT….AND
TOURISM JOBS ACCOUNTED FOR THREE-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS IN WAGES TO KENTUCKY WORKERS…..

ALL OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S NINE TOURISM REGIONS POSTED GAINS LAST YEAR…..WITH THE LARGEST GAIN OF SIX-POINT-FOUR PERCENT BEING
IN THE WESTERN WATERLANDS REGON……



FATAL-EDMONSON
05/08/18

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO AN ACCIDENT YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….ON 31-W NEAR THE INTER-SECTION  WITH  KENTUCKY-TWO-29  IN
EDMONSON COUTY….THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A PARK CITY WOMAN….

A TWO-TOUSAND CHEVROLET PICK-UP……OPERATED BY 25 YEAR OLD KIAMI MILL.S….LEFT THE ROADWAY AND ROLLED MULTIPLE TIMES….EJECTING
MILLS WHO WAS UNRESTRAINED…..

SHE  WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLIN GREEN WHERE SHE SUCCUMBED TO HER INJUREIS………….



SPORTS
05/08/18

THE LADY PATRIOTS SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT GREENWOOD THIS AFTERNOON…..
AND THE PATROT VARSITY AND JUNOR VARSITY BASEBLL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY  BARREN COUNTY…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM
STARTING AROUND FOUR-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST…..AND DROPPED AN 11 TO NOTHING DECISION TO THE  
LADY RAIDERS……


IT WAS A BIG WIN FOR THE PREDATORS LAST NIGHT AS THEY SHUT OUT WINNIPEG FOUR TO NOTHING…..
THE SERIES NOW RETURNS TO NASHVILLE THURSDAY  NIGHT FOR THE SEVENTH AND DECIDING GAME……







VOTER NUMBERS
05/07/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE…..THREE-POINT-THREE MILLON KENTUCKIANS ARE REGISTRED TO VOTE  IN THE
PRIMARY ELECTON ON MAY 22ND…..

DEMOCRATIC  VOTERS REPRESENT JUST  MORE THAN  50-PERCENT OF THE ELECTROATE  WITH ONE-POINT-68 MILLION REGISTERED VOTERS…..
REPUBLICAN VOTERS TOTAL ONE-POINT-39 MILLION OR ABOUT  41-PERCENT OF VOTERS…. AND EIGHT-POINT-FIVE PERCET OF VOTERS…..ABOUT
289-THOUSAND….AFFILIATE WITH ANOTHER  PARTY OR AS “0THER”…..THE TOTAL REGISTERED REPRESENTS A NEW INCREASE OF ABOUT 62-
THOUSAND SINCE THE TWENTY-16 GENERAL ELECTON…. AND MORE THAN HALF OF NEW REGISTERED VOTERS ARE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-AND-
25……….

VOTER INFORMATION  INCLUDING REGISTRATION STATUS…..SAMPLE BALLOTS….AND POLLING PLACE LOCATIONS IS AVAILABE ON-LINE AT…..GO-
VOTE-K-Y-DOT-COM…….



17 YEAR OLD CHARGE WITH MURDER
05/07/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE CHARGED A 17 YEAR OLD IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF HIS STEP-FATHER…..

AUTHORITIES RESPONDED EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING  TO A RESIDENCE ON  BRANDYWOOD COURT WHERE THE BODY OF A MAN….IDENTIFIED AT
36 YEAR OLD HOMER BOLING  WAS FOUND…..THE VICTIM HAD BEEN SHOT SEVERAL TIMES….
DURING  THE INVESTIGATION…..A 17 YEAR OLD  MALE WHO LIVES  AT THE RESIDENCE WITH HIS MOTHER….SISTER….AND STEP-FATHER ARRIVED ON
THE SCENE AND  TOLD OFFICERS THAT HE HAD SHOT HIS STEP-FATHER BECAUSE HE HURT HIS MOTHER….HE WENT ON TO SAY HE HAD PLANNED
TO SHOT HIM IN THE LEGS  AND DIDN’T PLAN ON KILLING HIM….HE ALSO SAID  HE CONTACTED SOMEONE HE GOES TO SCHOOL WITH AT WARREN
CENTRAL HIGH AND ASKED TO BORROW A GUN….
HE ALSO TOLD OFFICERS HE THREW THE GUN OUT OF HIS CAR AROUND THE NASHVILLE ROAD/MEMPHIS JUNCTION AREA…..BUT  LATER SAID HIS
FRIEND FROM SCHOOL MIGHT STILL HAVE IT….
THE 17-YEAR-OLD HAS BEEN CHARGED  WITH MURDER-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND TAMPERING WITH   PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……



MEETING
05/07/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT SIX-30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW MORNING ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS AT 9 AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON  AT 4…..

THURSDAY NIGHT AT SIX-30 THE LIONS CLUB MEETS AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7……



SPORTS
05/07/18

THE PATRIOT  JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME THIS AFTERNOON TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR V ARSITY SOFALL TEAMS  HOST WARREN EAST…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….LOVE-FM….
WVLE….. STARTING AROUND FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON……

THE HOT RODS RETURN TO BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES  WITH PEORIA…………


THE PREDATORS ARE BACK IN WINNIPEG FOR GAME SIX  IN THE STANLY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..WITH THE JETS LEADING THE SERIES THREE-GAMES-TO-
TWO…….







BOIL WATER LIFTED
06/04/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY…..FOR HIGHWAY 98 TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE
DEPARTMENT NUMBER TWO  .AND ALL ADJANCENT ROADS…….HAS BEEN LIFED…..



WKU BUDGET CUTS
05/04/18

YESTERDAY…..WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  PRESIDENT  DR. TIMOTHY CABONI REVEILED  “PHASE TWO”  OF THE SCHOOL’S BUDGET CUTS…..

THE SECOND ROUND OF CUTS INCLUDES   10-FILLED STAFF POSITION ON AND THE ELIMINATION OF 20-VACANT POSITIONS…..OF THOSE  20….12  
ARE FACULITY  AND EIGHT ARE STAFF….
CARNONI SAID TO AVOID ACROSS-THE-BARD CUTS…..HE ASK DEANS AND DIVISON HEAD TO RECOMMEND POSITIONS FOR ELIMINATION…..

THIS ROUND OF CUTS  WILL  RESULT IN 14-MILLION DOLLARS IN SAVINGS…..AND THE TOTAL OF THE TWO ROUNDS OF BUDGET CUTS IS  27-MILLION
DOLLARS…..…..



RUBBER DUCKY DERBY
05/04/18

“WILL TO WAY’S”  FIRST…..RUBBER DUCKY DERBY……IS TOMORROW FROM 10 TO ONE AT THE OLD BRIDGE BELOW DUMONT HILL…..

THE DUCKS WILL BE RACING IN THE CREEK  FOR CASH PRICES……WITH THE PROCEEDS GOING TO BUILD A “TRANSITION” HOUSE FOR THE LESS
FORTUNATE……ROCED OIG TO BUD A IENOUS FOR THE LSES FORTUNATE……



HIDDEN RIVER CAVE
05/04/18

WORK HAS STARTED ON AN EXPANSION  AT HIDDEN RIVER  CAVE…..IN HORSE CAVE….THAT WILL INCLUDE THE WORLD’S  LONEST  UNDERGROUND
SWNGING BRIDGED….

THE 100-FOOT LONG…50-FOOT HIGH BRIDGE…..WILL CROSS  A DEEP CANYON AND WILL ALSO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE CAVE TOUR……WILL
OPEN IN JUNE……

THE AMERICAN CAVE CONSERVATON ASSOCIATON  IS PLANING MORE EXPANSION PROJECTS ONCE THE BRIDGE IS COMPLETED……



OPRY MILLS SHOOTING
05/04/18

A SHOOTING INSIDE OPRY MILLS YESTERDAY  AFTERNOON  CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A NASHVILLE MAN….

THE SHOOTING…..WHICH HAPPNED    IN A HALLWAY NEAR    AUNTIE ANN’S PRETZEL SHOP…….WAS THE RESULT OF AN ON-GOING DISPUTE
BETWEEN THE TWO MEN……

THE VICTIM….22 YEAR OLD   DEMARCO CHURCHWELL OF NASHVILLE….WAS TAKEN TO SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE DIED…..
THE SHOOTER…...22 YEAR OLD JUSTIN GOLSON ALSO FROM NASHVILLE.…..RAN FROM  THE MALL TO A TICKET BOTH OUTSIDE…..WHERE HE PUT HIS
GUN ON THE COUNTER AND ASKED THE MAN INSIDE TO CALL NINE-ONE-ONE………….



HUNTSMAN
05/04/18

87 YEAR OLD DOROTHY SUE HUNTSMAN OF BOWLING GREEN….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE….DIED WEDNESDAY AT COLONIAL CENTER IN
BOWLING GREEN….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION
UNITED METHODIST CHRUCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE TOMORROW  MORNING  (SAT) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON-IN-LAW; LARRY WILLIAMS AND WIFE SARAH OF BOWLING GREEN…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/04/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS EDMONSON COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM BEGINS  PLAY AT THE….OWENSBORO CATHOLIC  CLASSIC….AT  JACK FISHER PARK IN OWENSBORO…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON  BULLITT EAST AND MERCY IN TODAY’S OPENING ROUND PLAY……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS BEAT WINNIPEG TWO TO ONE…..
THE SERIES…..WHICH  IS NOW TIED AT TWO GAMES  APIECE…..RETURNS TO BRIDGESTONE ARRENA TOMORROW NIGHT FOR GAME FIVE……







WATER TANK REPAIR
05/03/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS INFORMED NEWSWATCH THAT THEY WILL HAVE THE HIGHWAY  98 WATER TANK OUT OF COMMISSION…..
DUE TO MAINTENANCE…...FOR THE NEXT  THREE WEEKS…..
THIS MAY CAUSE PRESSURE  FLUCTUATION…..AND THEY APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE  THIS  MAY CAUSE……



ROMAINE DEATH
05/03/18

THE FIRST DEATH  HAS BEEN REORTED IN A NATIONAL….E-COLI OUTBREAK….LINKED TO ROMANIE LETTECE GROWN IN YUMA-ARIZONA…..….

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY CALIFORNIA REPORTED THE DEATH…..BUT DIDN’T PROVIDE ANY OHER DETAILS…..

YESTERDAY….THE  “C-D-C”  ADDED KENTUCKY…..MASSACHUSETTS……AND UTAH  TO THE STATES WITH REPORTED CASES…..

SO FAR……121 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN REPORTED   ILL IN  25-STATES…..AT LEAST 53 HAVE BEEN HOPITALIZED…..INCLUDING   14 WITH KIDNEY
FAILURE…..




CHILD CARE PROVIDERS
05/03/18

KENTUCKY’S DIVISION OF CHILD CARE SAY NEALRY HALF OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHILD-CARE PROVIDERS ARE HIGHLY RANKED BY THEIR
QUALITY RATING SYSTEM…..

THAT NUMBER   WAS ACHIEVED AS THE RESULT OF AN INITIATIVE….. BACKED BY A FEDERAL GRANT AWARDED IN TWENTY-14….THAT HELPED
DEVELOP AN EXPANDED….FIVE-STAR QUALITY RATING AND IMPROVEMENT SYSTEM….FOR EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS……

THE TIERED SYSTEM IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PUBLICLY FUNDED PROGRAMS SERVING YOUNG CHILDREN IN THE COMMONWEALTH  INCLUDING
LICENSED CHILD CARE PROGRAMS…..CERTIFIED FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES…..STATE-FUNDED PRE-SCHOOLS…..AND HEAD START PROGRAMS……



ARREST-RUSSELL
05/03/18

A TRAFFIC STOP BY STATE POLICE IN RUSSELL COUTY….LEADS TO A DRUG ARREST….

A TWENTY-11 DODGE RAM WAS STOPPED ON THE NUNN PARKWAY AND THE DRIVER GAVE CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE….WHERE A BLACK
BOX CONTAINING METHAMPHETAMINE WAS FOUND IN THE GLOVE BOX….

41 YEAR OLD RUBEN RODIGUEZ OF SOMERSET   WAS CHARGED WITH SPEEDING, FAILURE  TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, OPERATING  ON A REVOKED OR
SUSPENDED OPERATOR’S LICENSE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..



SPORTS
05/03/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM PLAYS AT LOGAN COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON……

THE PREDATORS ARE IN WINNIPEG FOR GAME FOUR IN THE  STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..WITH THE JETS LEADING THE SERIES TWO-GAMES-TO-
ONE…….







FACEBOOK BREACH
05/02/18

MARCH 26TH……ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  AND ATTORNEYS- GENERAL FROM ILLINOIS…..MISSOURI…..OHIO…..TENNESSEE….AND
VIRGINIA  .SENT A LETTER TO FACEBOOK ASKING FOR THE NUMBR OF USERS IMPACTED BY A PRIVACY BREACH……

ACCORDING TO INFORMATION PROVIDED BY FACEBOOK…..THE APROXIMATE NUMBER  OF KENTUCKIANS AFFECTED BY THE BREACH IS   ONE-POINT-
THREE MILLION…….WHICH IS OVER A QUARTER OF THE COMMONWEATH’S POPULATION……

NATONWIDE……ALMOST 71-MILLION FACEBOOK USERS WERE AFFECTED BY THE BREACH…….



NEW POST THREE COMMANDER
05/02/18

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS A NEW COMMANDER…. CAPTAIN TIMOTHY ADAMS HAS REPLACED JOHN CLARK…..WHO HAS
BEEN APPOINTED AS MAJOR   AND IS NOW ASSIGNED TO THE K-S-P HEADQUARTERS IN FRANKFORT…. CLARK  HAD SERVED AS POST THREE
COMMANDER SINCE TWNETY-13….

CAPTAIN ADAMS…..A CYNTHIANA  NATIVE……IS A 14-YEAR VETERAN  WITH THE STATE POLICE  WITH A TOTAL OF 22 YEARS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
EXPERIENCE…..
ADAMS…..WHO RESIDES  IN GLASGOW…..HAS PREVIOUSLY  BEEN ASSIGNED TO POST THREE…….



MURRAY TUITION PLAN
05/02/18

MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY IS EXPANDING ITS TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO STUDENTS FROM THROUGHOUT  KENTUCKY…..

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE TO  OFFSET TUITON COSTS FOR STUDENTS IF THEIR COMBINED  TOTAL OF PELL GRANT….
COLLEGE ACCESS PROGRAM GRANT…..AND KENTUCKY EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP FALLS SHORT……

THE CHANGE IS AN EXPANSION OF THE PREVIOUS …..RACER PROMISE TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM….THAT HAD BEEN OFFERED TO STUDENTS  
IN THE UNIVERSITY’S  18-COUNTY WESTERN KENTUCKY SERVICE REGION…..

THE CHANGE…..WHICH IS ONLY AVAILABLE  BEGINNING WITH THE FALL SEMESTER OF EACH ACADEMIC YEAR……ALLOWS ASSISTANCE FOR FIRST-
TIME FRESHMEN AND NEW TRANSFER STUDENTS THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……



TRAIN DERAILMENT
05/02/18

A FREIGHT TRAIN HAD DERAILED IN BULLITT COUNTY…..NORTH OF LEBNANON JUNCTION…..

SEVERAL CARS  CAUGHT ON FIRE…..BUT OFFICIALS SAY THE IS NO DANGER TO THE PUBLIC……

THE TRAIN WASN’T CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS…..BUT WAS TRANSPORTING VEHICLES……..AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SAY THERE HAVE
BEEN SOME EXPLOSIONS FROM GAS TANKS IN THE AUTOMOBILCE THAT WERE BEING TRANSPORTED……



STONE
05/02/18

94 YEAR OLD DOROTHY MAY STONE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE SATURDAY MOR ING AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO RELAY FOR LIFE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  WILSON AND LANNA JO  OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JOHN AND
LESLIE DIETZ OF COLORADO AND WALTER AND BOBBIE DIETZ OF NEBRASKA…..AND A SISTER; BARBARA SEEVERS OF IOWA……A GRANDAUGHTER
ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
05/02/18

THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM WILL BE PLAYING A MAKE-UP GAME…. THIS AFTERNOON…..AGAINST MONROE COUNTY


IN GAME THREE OF THE STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..
THE PREDATORS GOT OUT TO A THREE TO NOTING LEAD…..BUT WERE BEATEN BY THE JETS SEVEN TO FOUR….
WINNIPEG NOW LEADS THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE……







ALLIANT TECHNOLOGIES EXPANDING
05/01/18

ALLIANT TECHNOLOGIES…..AN ELECTRICAL AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING COMPANY…..WILL INVEST NEARLY ONE-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN
GLASGOW TO ESTABLISH A 30-JOB ELECTRICAL PANEL FABRICATION FACILITY……

ALLIANT’S NEW OPERATON WILL LOCATE IN   21-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET OF AN EXISTING FACILITY  ON SORENSEN DRIVE…..WHICH WILL DOUBLE
THE COMPANY’S PRODUCTION CAPACITY……

ALLIANT WAS ESTABLISHED IN LOUISVILLE IN TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……….



PURSUIT-ADAIR
05/01/18

A PURSUIT SUNDAY NIGHT…..THAT REACHED SPEEDS OF 150 MILES-PER-HOUR…. LED TO THE ARREST OF A TENNESSEE MAN….

A TROOPER FROM THE COLUMBIA POST OF THE STATE POLICE  ATTEMPTED  TO STOP A TWO-THOUSAND-NINE   KAWASAKI  MOTORCYCLE THAT WAS  
SPEEDING NORTHOUND BOUND ON KENTUCKY-61 IN  ADAIR  COUNTY….
THE DRIVER….IDENTIFIED  AS 40 YEAR OLD JASON WOODARD OF HICMAN THEN TURNED WEST ON THE NUNN PARKWAY….

THE PURSUIT LASTED  17-MINNUTES OVER 32 MILES  BEFORE WOODARD WAS STOPPED…...HE WAS CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF OFFENSES
INCLUDING SPEEDING AND WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..
A PASSENGER ON THE MOTORCYCLE…..36 YEAR OLD JERRI WOODARD OF LAWRENCEBURG…..WASN’T CHARGED…….



DILLARD
05/01/18

78 YEAR OLD SUE COX DILLARD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY….. VISITAITION BEGINS AFER NINE
THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; MARVIN OF ALABANA AND MARTIN OF GLASGOW….. AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; MARGIE AND R-J
EVANS, MARY AND MIKE CHERRY AND MARTHA KINSLOW ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..10 GRANDCHILDREN, 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/01/18

THE PATRIOT WERE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED A NINE TO EIGHT DECISION TO THE SCOTTIES…..


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL THIS AFTERNOON….

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM AND LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM BOTH PLAY AT BARREN COUNTY……


THE PREDATORS ARE IN WINNIPEG FOR GAME THREE OF THEIR STANLEY CUP SERIES…..WHICH IS TIED AT ONE GAME A PIECE……







DRUG ENFORCEMENT OFFICE
04/30/18

ACCORDING TO SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL…..THE U-S DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATON IS PLANNING TO OPEN A POST  IN PADUCAH…..TO
DEAL WITH THE TREMENDOUS UPSURGE IN THE AMOUNT OF METH AND SYNTHEIC  MARIJUANA  IMPORTED AND DISTRIBUTED IN WESTERN
KENTUCKY….

THE D-E-A  ALSO HAS  A POST IN MADISONVILLE…..AND LAST YEAR ANNOUNCED IT WAS PLACING A NEW FIELD OFFICE IN LOUISVILLE TO BATTLE THE
SPREAD  OF OPIOID ABUSE…..



ARREST
04/30/18

A COUPLE OF ARRESTS BY THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TAKS FORCE….
APRIL 21ST…..A SEARCH WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AT SEVEN-46 WASHINGTON SCHOOL ROAD….WERE  CRYSTAL METH….TWO HAND GUNDS….
DIGITAL SCALES…. CASH AND A SUSPECTED DRUG LEDGER WERE LOCATED…..
25 YEAR OLD JOSHAU BENNINGFIELD  WAS ARRESTED  AT THE SCENE AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH-
ENHANCED  WITH A FIREARM  AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..

THEN ON APRI 26TH…..ANARREST  WARRANT  WAS SERVED  ON 39 YEAR OLD MELISSA SCOTT……WHICH ALLEGED THAT ON APRIL 21ST  SCOTT
BROUGHT CRYSTAL METH INTO THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER….HIDDEN ON HER PERSON….. AND DISTRIBUTED IT TO OTHER INMATES
WHEN SHE WAS ARRESTED FOR A SEPARATE INCIDENT…..



CASADA
04/30/18

71 YEAR OLD JERRY LEE CASADA OF THE BOYCE COMMUNITY DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(TUES) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFER ONE THIS
AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…… AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS  TO THE ROCKY MOUNTIAN
ELKS FOUNDATION……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PHYLLIS CASADA….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; WARREN-AND DARREN AND ASHLEY....A STEP SON; WESLEY
LLOYD…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; LARIE AND WESTON VERNON ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-
LAW; JIMMY AND NANCY OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/30/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW FOR A  MAKE-UP GAME……

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAJE ON SOUTH WARREN…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM  THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM…… WVLE…..STARTING AROUND  FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON…….


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAY OFFS…..
THE PREDATORS DEFEATED THE JETS…..IN DOUBLE OVERTIME….FIVE TO FOUR  TO TIE  THE SERIES AT ONE GAME A PIECE…..







FATAL-CLINTON
04/26/18

STATE POLICE SAY A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT…..FOUR MILES WEST OF ALBANY…. CLAIMED A LIFE….

A 1997 CHEVROLET…..OPERATED BY 16 YEAR-OLD BREANNA GROCE OF ALBANY…. WAS TRAVELING  ON KENTUCKY  SEVEN-38…WHEN IT LEFT THE
ROADWAY…. CROSSED BACK OVER THE ROAD AND STRUCK  A FENCE….THE VEHICLE  THEN OVERTURNED  AND ROLLED MULTIPLE TIMES…..

GROCE….WHO WAS UNRESTRAINED…..WAS EJECTED AND DIED AT THE SCENE……



GRAVES
04/26/18

71 YEAR OLD CLARA JUNE GRAVES OF LAFAYETTE DIED TUESDAY AT MACON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES  FOR THE
SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)  MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK FOREST NUMBER ONE CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPRENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS; JIMMY, DARRELL, GARY AND TEDDY GRAVES….. AND A DAUGHTER; MARGARET GRAVES ALL OF TENNESSEE……A
BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; MONROE AND LUCILLE BLANKENSHIP…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; LINDA BLANKENSHIP ALL OF ADOLPHUS…..SIX
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/26/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TRACK  TEAMS GO TO GREENWOOD THIS AFTERNOON….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT GLASGOW……
THE TENNIS TEAMS PLAY AT FRANKLIN SIMPSOSN……

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON RUSSELLVILLE…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN  
GOSPEL   12-50…… WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……


ROUSH-FENWAY RACING ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT MATT KENSENTH IS RETURNING   TO NASCAR….

KENSETH…..WHO’S FIRST RACE WILL BE MAY 112TH AT KANSAS… WILL SHARE THE NUMBER SIX RIDE WITH TREVOR BAYNE….WHO IS RUNNING  THIS
WEEK-END AT TALLADEGA…..……

KENSETH…..THE TWO-THOUSAND-THREE CUP CHAMPION….HAS 39 CAREER CUP WINS….PUTTING HIM 20TH ON THE ALL-TIME WINS LIST…..







FISCAL COURT
04/25/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND APPROVED THE
“ADMINISTRATIVE CODE” ON FIRST READING…..

THE COURT ALSO APPROVED JUDGE HOBDY SIGNING THE PAPER WORK TO ACCEPT   A FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT FROM THE KENTUCKY E-P-
A WASTE MANAGEMENT….FOR THE TIRE AMNESTY PROGRAM…..
AND  ALSO APPROVED  JUDGE HOBDY SIGNING THE PAPER WORK  WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS…..TO ACCEPT 203-
THOUSAND- 548 DOLLARS   FOR EXPENSES AT THE  JUDICIAL  CENTER FOR THE UPCOMING FISCAL YEAR….AND THAT’S UP FROM 195-THOUSAND-
148 DOLLARS  THIS FISCAL YEAR….



MILLER
04/25/18

60 YEAR OLD MARIANNE BYRN MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……AND THERE WILL BE NO FUNERAL SERVICE OF
VISITATION…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; MICHAEL MILLER…..A SON; JASON BYRN….AND  A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; HEATHER AND JOE POPE ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE….AND THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; DWIGHT BYRN OF SCOTTSVILLE, RANDY AND REBELLE BYRN OF GLASGOW AND CHRIS
AND LESLIE BYRN OF  FOUNTAIN RUN….FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



APLEY
04/25/18

52 YEAR OLD STU APLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..AND A PRIVATE MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; EDIE APLEY…..THREE SONS; CORDARREL ANDERSON OF FLORIDA  AND DAVID AND JESSIE ANDERSON BOTH OF
TENNESSEE…..HIS PATENTS; STEVE AND DIANE RILEY…..AND A BROTHER; CLAYTON APLEY ALL OF TENNESSEE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/25/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW THIS AFTERNOON FOR A MAKE UP GAME….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM  IS ON THE ROAD  TO SOUTH  WARREN FOR A MAKE UP GAME…..


TODAY IS THE DAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL   WILL LEARN THE FINDINGS FROM THE COMMISSION ON COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..WHCH WAS FORMED BY
THE N-C-A-A  IN THE AFTERMATH OF LAST FALL’S  NEWS OF A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION  INTO THE SPORT….

THERE HAS BEEN NO WORD ON WHAT THE COMISSION WILL RECOMMEND….BUT THE N-C-DOUBLE-A….BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS…..SAYS THEY
HOPE TO  HAVE THE RECOMMENDATIONS IN PLACE BY THE START OF THE UPCOMING SEASON……







2017 UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
04/24/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR EDUCATION  AND WORKFORCE STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL
FROM   FOUR-POINT-FOUR  PERCENT IN TWENTY-16 TO  FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN TWENTY-17…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LAST YEAR…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM  THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN MONROE
COUNTY TO SIX-PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..UNEMPLOYMENT  RATES DECREASED IN 80 COUNTIES…..ROSE IN 24…..AND STAYED THE SAME IN 16….

WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE LAST YEAR AT THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY   RECORDED THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT 15-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…….



KENTUCKY NOT ECO-FRIENDLY
04/24/18

A NEW STUDY RANKS THE COMMONWEALTH  THE THIRD   LEAST ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY  STATE IN THE NATION…..VERMONT  WAS RANKED
THE MOST ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY WITH WEST VIRGINIA  COMING IN LAST….

THE WALLET-HUB STUDY COMPARED STATES  ACROSS THREE KEY FACTORS…. ENVIRONMENTAL  QUALITY…..ECO-FRIENDLY  BEHAVIORS…..AND
CLIMATE –CHANGING  CONTRIBUTIONS…..

KENTUCKY RANKED  48TH  OVERALL…..AND LAST IN THE CATEGORY OF ENVIRONMENTIAL QUALITY…….THAT RANKING WAS  DETERMINED BY
LOOKING AT SOLID WASTE PER-CAMPITA… AIR…WATER…AND SOIL QUALITY…..

ECO-FRIENDLY BEHAVIORS CONSIDERED IN THE STUDY INCLUDE EACH STATE’S RENEWABLE ENERGY USAGE…..ENERGY AND GAS
CONSUMPTION……AND DAILY WATER USAGE……



DOCTOR FOUND GUILTY
04/24/18

A  FRANKLIN PHYSICIAN  HAS BEEN CONVICTED ON 15-COUNTS OF ILLEGAL A DISTRIBUTION OF  CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES….BY WAY OF
PRESCRIBING OPIATE PAIN MEDICATION OUTSIDE OF THE COURSE OF PROFESSIONAL  MEDICAL PRACTICE….AND WITHOUT A LEGITIMATE MEDICAL
PURPOSE…….

69 YEAR OLD ROY D. REYNOLDS WHO  WAS CONVICTED….MONDAY….. FOLLOWING A NINE DAY TRIAL IN FEDERAL COURT…..WAS TAKEN INTO
FEDERAL CUSTODY  FOLLOWING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE VERDICT…….



SPORTS
04/24/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS TRAVEL TO GLASGOW THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS PLAY AT RUSSELLVILLE……
THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY……


THE AREA FIVE SPECIAL OLYMPCIS WERE HELD SATURDAY AT BOWLING GREEN HIGH SCHOOL…..AND THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTICT HAD  35
ATHLETES  PARTICIPATING……AND THEY WERE JOINED BY BUDDIES……COACHES…..AND FAMILIES…..

DURING THE OPENING CEREMONIES…..LAURA RECTOR RECEIVED THE DOREEN BIRK TWENTY-18  COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD…..
LEANN THOMAS  RECEIVED THE TWENTY-18  CLARK VERNER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD….
AND THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE  DEPARTMENT WAS RECOGNIZED  AS THE FAMILY OF THE YEAR……







HUGHES
04/23/18

73 YEAR OLD CAROLYN HUGHES OF ADOLPHUS DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX TOMORROW NIGHT (TUES) AT
THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; MURL R.HUGHES…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHRISTOPHER AND TRACY AND ERIC AND JANET ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE….A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RENEA AND JASON STEPHENSON OF ADOLPHUS…..A BROTHER AND  SISTER-IN-LAW;  STEVE AND
MARY CHARLTON OF ADOLPHUS….AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SHERLIE AND EUGENE HARPER AND DELOYCE MEADOR ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



WAFFLE HOUSE SHOOTING UPDATE
04/23/18

AUTHORITIES IN NASHVILLE SAY THE SEARCH FOR THE MAN  WHO OPENED FIRE AT AN ANTIOCH WAFFLE HOUSE EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING….
KILLING FOUR PEOPLE   AND WOUNDING FOUR OTHERS….HAS BEEN ARRESTED…..

29 YEAR OLD TRAVIS REINKING WHO IS FROM ILLINOIS… HAD BEEN LIVING IN NASHVILLE SINCE  TWENTY-17….FLED THE SCENE AND  HE WAS
FINALLY  TAKE INTO CUSTODY THIS AFTERNOON AND CHARGED WITH FOUR COUNTS OF MURDER….….. ACCORDING TO NEWS CHANNEL FIVE HE
IMMEDIATELY REQUESTED A LAWYER…..

POLICE RECEIVED   A TIP  OF SOMEONE GOING THRU A CONSTRUCTION  SITE  ON MOUNTAIN SPRINGS DRIVE NEAR AN APARTMENT COMPLEX…..AT
THE TIME OF HIS ARREST….REINKING HAD  A BACK PACK CONTAINING A GUN….AMMUNITION…..FLASH LIGHT AND HOLSTER……



MISS JACKSONIAN
04/23/18

THE  JACKSONIAN   PAGEANTS WERE HELD YESTERDAY….AND 16 YEAR OLD MAELIE STOVALL…..THE DAUGHTER OF TRACY AND CYNTHIA STOVALL…..
WAS NAMED MISS JACKSONAIN…..
THE AC/S JUNIOR PLANS TO ATTEND WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY AND MAJOR IN BUSINESS…

THE PAGENAT HAD A TOTAL OF  46 CONTESTANT  IN  ALL CATEGORIES……



MOVING COMPANY OWNERS  SENTENCED
04/23/18

THE OWNERS OF THREE MOVING COMPANIES….LOCATED IN BULLITT AND HARDIN COUNTIES….HAVE BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO
SERVE 15-MONTHS IN PRISON…..SERVE A THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE…...AND PAY A 75-HUNDRED DOLLAR   FINE FOR OVER BILLING   
THE  U-S ARMY  FOR HOUSEHOLD GOOD SHIPMENT MOVES OF SOLDIERS…..….

63 YEAR OLD LONNIE CURL OF BROOKS AND 59 YEAR OLD KENNETH MONTGOMERY OF SHEPHERDSVILLE MUST ALSO MAKE FULL RESTITUTIKON  OF
132-THOUSAND  DOLLARS   TO THE U-S ARMY…….



PREGNANT WOMEN SMOKING
04/23/18

A NEW REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL SAYS KENTUCKY RANKS NUMBER TWO FOR THE HIGHEST  NUMBER  OF WOMEN WHO
HAVE SMOKED WHILE PREGNANT…..

ACCORDING TO THE STUDY……IN TWENTY-16  ONE OUT OF 14 PREGNANT  WOMEN  SMOKES CIGARETTES……

WEST VIRGINIA…..KENTUCKY…..AND INDIANA RANKED HIGHEST…..
WHILE CALOFIRNIA   HADT THE LOWEST RATE OF WOMEN SMOKING WHILE PREGNANT……



SPORTS
04/23/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CUMBERLAND COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS  WOUND UP THEIR FIRST ROUND SERIES IN THE STANLY CUP PLAY OFFS  LAST NIGHT AS THE SHUT-OUT COLORADO FIVE TO
NOTHING……

THE PREDS WILL TAKE ON WINNIPEG IN ROUND TWO……







JONES
04/22/18

62 YEAR OLD MICHAEL RAY JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW
(MON) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; MARK AND JUNE OF IOWA AND PATRICK AND LINDA OF LOUISVILLE…..TWO SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CHERYL AND JACK STINNETT OF BUFFALO AND LORA AND SCOTT ALDRIDGE OF ELIZABETHTOWN….AND BY WANDA STOVALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE………



POPE
04/22/18

72 YEAR OLD LINDA POPE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT HER RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT
ONE AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; ADAM HAMILTON …..AND TWO DAUGHTERS ANS SONS-IN-LAW; LISA AND TODD PAYNE AND AMANDA AND DAVID CARTER
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND MICHELLE LAING OF TENNESSEE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-
LAW;  PAMELA MASON, PEGGY AND MIKE HARSTON AND TERRI LAING ALL OF INDIANA…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE……



GRAVES
04/22/18

51 YEAR OLD RICHARD DALE GRAVES OF ADOLPHUS DIED TUESDAY AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(MON) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT MT. OLIVE  METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (MON) MORNING AT GOAD
FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FOR OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; KYLE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; KARA FORD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE STEP-SONS; MICHAEL KEEN OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JERRY AND ANDY KEEN BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN…..THREE AUNTS AND NINE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN NALSO SURVIVE…..






REGISTRATION
04/19/18

KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOL REGISTRATION……FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….WILL BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON FROM FOUR-30 TO SIX AT THE
PRIMARY CENTER…..

KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS MUST BE FIVE-YEAR-OLD ON OR BEFORE AUGUST FIRST….HOWEVER….THERE IS A POLICY AND PROCESS FOR PARENTS
OF CHILDREN WHO TURN FIVE BETWEEN AUGUST FIRST AND OCTOBER FIRST AND WOULD LIKE FOR THEIR CHILD  TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN  THIS
COMING SCHOOL YEAR….
PRESCHOOL STUDENTS  MUST BE FOUR BY AUGUST   FIRST  AND MEET INCOME ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS…..OR BE THREE-YEARS- OLD AND
IDENTIFIED  WITH SPECIAL NEEDS….
PARENTS SOULD  BRING A VALID BIRTH CERTIFICATE  AND KENTUCKY IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATE…….AND FOR PRESCHOOL STUDENTS…..PROOF  
OF INCOME…..



HODGENVILLE APPROVES ALCOHOL SALES
04/19/18

A LARUE COUNTY TOWN HAS APPROVED THE SALE OF ALCOHOL BY A 10-VOTE MARGIN…..

HODGENVILLE VOTERS SPLIT…..347 TO 337….ON TUESDAY’S BALLOTT….

A HODGENVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER SPEARHEADED THE INITIATIVE  AND PER STATE LAW….BORE THE COST OF THE ELECTION  WHICH WAS 10-
THOUSAND DOLLARS…...SOME OF WHICH WAS OFFSET BY DONATIONS……



ACCIDENT-MONROE
04/19/18

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT IN MONROE COUNTY THAT INJURED ONE PERSON….

41 YEAR OLD MICHAEL BENNETT OF EDMONTON WAS OPERATING  A TWO-THOUSAND-SIX  FREIGHTLINER  ON OLD TEMPLE HILL ROAD….WHEN HIS
LOAD SHIFTED….CAUSING HIM TO RUN OFF THE ROADWAY AND OVERTURN…..
BENNETT…..WHO WAS WEARING HIS SEAT BELT…..WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MONROE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER FOR TREATMENT……



SPORTS
04/19/18

THE PATROT AND LADY PATROT TRACK TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO METCALFE COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON…..
AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS TRAVEL TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


IN THE STANLEY  CUP PLAYOFFS……
THE PREDATORS DEFEATED  COLORADO  THREE TO  TWO…..
TO TAKE A  THREE GAMES TO ONE LEAD IN THE SERIES WHICH RETURNS TO NASHVILLE TOMORROW NIGHT……







NEW HALTON PLANT
04/18/18

A SCOTTSVILLE PLANT IS EXPANDING…..HALTON AMERICAS PRESIDENT RICK BAGWELL  HAS CONFIRMED THEY WILL BE CONSTRUCTING  A NEW
PLANT TO BE BUILT JUST NORTH OF HALFWAY…..

HALTONS  HAS PURCHAED  20-ACRES IN THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTVILLE INDUSTRIAL AUTHORITY’S NEW  136-ACRE INDUSTRIAL PARK LOCATED ON
VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY……THE NEW PLANT WILL OCCUPY  35-TO 45-THOUSAND SQUARE AND WILL ALSO HAVE ITS OWN RESEARCH AND
DEVELOPMENT FACILITIES…..

WHEN THE FINNISH COMPANY  LOCATED IN  SCOTTSVILLE IN 1997  THEY EMPLOYED 27 PEOPLE…..THAT WORK FORCE HAS NOW GROWN TO 150 AND
BAGWELL SAYS HE EXPECTS THE GROWTH TO CONTINUE IN THE YEARS TO COME…..
HALTON HAS MADE FIVE ADDITIONS TO THEIR FACILITIES SINCE MOVING TO SCOTTSVILLE….WITH THE LATEST BEING A THREE-POINT-SEVEN MILLION
DOLLAR INVESTMENT TO BRING THEIR NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS TO SCOTTSVILLE….THE 10-THOUAND-300 SQUARE FOOT STRUCTURE  
ALSO HOUSES RESEACH AND DEVELOPMENTENT FACILITIES…….



PRUITT RESIGNS
04/18/18

THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION….MEETING IN CLOSED SESSION FOR FOUR HOURS YESTERDAY…..HAS ACCEPTED THE RESIGNATION OF
EDUCATION COMMISIONER….DR.   STEPHEN PRUITT….WHO HAD A YEAR AND A HALF LEFT ON HIS CONTRACT AND DIDN’T WANT TO LEAVE…..…..

HE WAS IMMEDIATELY REPLACED…..ON AN INTERIM BASIS BY WAYNE LEWIS….A SENIOR OFFICIAL IN GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S ADMINISTRATION…..

MONDAY…..BEVIN  USED EXPIRING  TERMS TO REPLACE MOST OF THE STATE BOARD….AND HIS APPOINTMENTS INCLUDED TO OF HIS FORMER TOP
AIDES….HAL HEINER AND AMANDA STAMPER…..
LEWIS HAD WORKED FOR HEINER AND WAS ONE OF THE ARCHITECTS OF KENTUCKY’S CHARTER SCHOOL LAW THAT WAS PASSED LAST YEAR…..
BEFORE THE VOTE…..BEVIN SAID HE LIKED PRUITT AS A PERSON….BUT HE WAS UNHAPPY WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S RECENT DECLINE IN TEST
SCORES….



BEVIN MOTION
0418/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS FILED   A  MOTION….IN FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT….TO DISQUALITY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR AND HIS
OFFICE  FROM THE LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE COMMONWEALTH’S  RECENTLY ENACTED PENSION REFORM LAW…..SENATE BILL ONE-51…..

THE GOVERNOR’S MOTION ARGUES   THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MUST BE DISQUALIFIED FROM PROSECUTING ITS CASE…. AS THE  “RULES OF
PROFESSIONAL  CONDUCT”   PROHIBIT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FROM  SUING THE COMMONWEALTH AND ITS LEGISLATIVE LEADERS REGARDING
THE PENSION REFORM BILL…..AS HE HAD ALREADY PROVIDED THEM LEGAL ADVICE REGARDING THE BILL……WHICH IS A CONFLICT OF INTEREST……



MADDEN MOTION
04/18.18

THE ATTORNEY FOR TIMOTHY MADDEN  HAS FILED A MOTION ASKING   THE COURT TO FIND MADDEN INDIGENT….MEANING HE CAN’T FINANCIALLY
SUPPORT  HIS COURT FEES ANY LONGER…..

THE MOTION…..FILED BY HIS ATTORNEY TRAVIS LOCK…..ASKS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH TO PROVIDE HIM WITH SPECIAL SERVICES HE’S ENTITLED
TOO IN PREPARING HIS DEFENSE AND THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY OF HIS CHOICE
IF MADDEN IS DECLARED INDIGENT…..THE MONEY WOULD COME FROM KENTUCKY TAX DOLLARS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS UNTIL FRIDAY TO FILE AN OFFICIAL  RESPONSE….

MADDEN IS ACCUSED OF KIDNAPPING…..RAPING…..AND MURDERING SEVEN-YEAR ODL GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBER OF TWENTY-15…..



MINIX
04/17/18

75 YEAR OLD CECIL MINIX OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS)  AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (WED)  AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO SHADY GROVE CEMETERY FUND……

HE’S   SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  ANITA  MINIX……TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  RICKY-AND JENNIFER AND RANDY…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-
IN-LAW;  TONDA & KEVIN WITT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/18/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND PICKED UP A BIG DISTRICT WIN OVER  MONROE COUNTY   NINE TO FIVE……

THE NEXT GAME FOR THE PATRIOTS WILL BE TOMORROW…..


KICK-OFFS WILL BE DIFFERENT IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL STARTING THIS SEASON…..

PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO FAIR-CATCH ANY KICK-OFF INSIDE THE 25-YARD LINE…..AND THE BALL WILL BE PLACED ON THE 25 LIKE A TOUCH
BACK……. PREVIOUSLY  THE OFFENSE TOOK POSSESS  AT THE  POINT  OF THE FIAR CATCH……

THE N-C-A-A SAYS THE CHANGE IS FOR PLAYER SAFETY….AS KICK OFFS ARE SOME OF THE MOST  DANGEROUS  PLAYS   IN FOOTBALL…….


KICK-OFFS WILL BE DIFFERENT IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL STARTING THIS SEASON…..

PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO FAIR-CATCH ANY KICK-OFF INSIDE THE 25-YARD LINE…..AND THE BALL WILL BE PLACED ON THE 25 LIKE A TOUCH
BACK……. PREVIOUSLY  THE OFFENSE TOOK POSSESS  AT THE  POINT  OF THE FIAR CATCH……

THE N-C-A-A SAYS THE CHANGE IS FOR PLAYER SAFETY….AS KICK OFFS ARE SOME OF THE MOST  DANGEROUS  PLAYS   IN FOOTBALL…….







SCHOOL BOARD
04/17/18

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGHT…..SUPERINTENDENT RANDALL JACKSON DID TALK
WITH THE BOARD ABOUT FUNDING FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS……

AND THE BAORD   APPROVED THE PURCHAE OF A NEW…. BLUEBIRD PROPANE BUS IN THE AMOUT OF 96-THOUSAND-635 DOLLARS….



PLANNING & ZONING
04/16/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. AND DURING  A PUBLIC HEARING  DEVELOPER CHAD
HARSTON DISCUSSED DIVIDING PROPERTY ON RIVERBEND ROAD  INTO 10-SEPARATE LOTS WITH ROAD FRONTAGE…NUMEROUS CONCERNS WERE
BROUGHT UP BY AREA RESIDENT ABOUT THE EFFECT THE DIVISION AND POTENTIAL SUBDIVISION DEVELOPMENT   WOULD HAVE ON THE LAND AND
WATER SUPPLY AS THE PROPERTY OVERLOOKS A BLUFF DIRECTLY OVER BARREN RIVER LAKE….LAND OWNER STEVE HOLDER SHARED CONCERNS
THAT PART OF THE LAND INCLUDED IN THE PROPOSAL IS ACTUALLY HIS….AND THE BOARD  RECESSED THE HEARING UNTIL THE NEXT SCHEDULED
BOARD MEETING

CORNERSTONE POINT DEVELOPER DARRYL OLIVER PRESENTED THE BOARD WITH HIS PROPOSAL TO PUT 15-NEW LOTS ON ALLEN SPRINGS
ROAD….ISSUES DISCUSSED WERE GRANTING A 10-FOOT VARIANCE ON THE ROADWAY TO ALLOW FOR A 50-FOOT VARIANCE AND AS SOME OF THE
PROPERTY IS DIVIDED BETWEEN ALLEN AND WARREN COUNTY MAKING SURE THE LAND IS CLASSIFIED AS ALLEN COUNTY FOR SCHOOL
PURPOSES….



THEFT OF WEAPONS
04/17/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE  INVESTIGATING THE THEFT OF SEVERAL WEAPONS SATURDAY  FROM DUHHAM  SPORTS   IN THE GREENWOOD MALL…..
POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT SHOPLIFED FIVE WEAPONS…..BUT DROPPED A COUPLE AS HE WAS LEAVING THE STORE……A  K-NINE UNIT TRACKED THE
INDIVIDUAL TO A CERTAIN  POINT WHERE  THE TRACKS STOPPED……

A-T-F  IS OFFERING A FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD FOR THE ARREST OF THE SUSPECT….AND ANYONE WITH INFORMAITION ON THIS THEFT IS
ASKED TO CONTACT  BOWLING GREEN POLICE AT   THREE-NINE-THREE-FOUR-THOUSAND…..OR CRIME STOPPERS AT  SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE……



SPORTS
04/17/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN GLASGOW THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS BARREN COUNTY……

AND THE  PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS  ARE  AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM…. WVLE…..STARTING AROUND  FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……


AND IN GAME THREE OF THE STANLY CUP PLAY OFFS…..
THE AVALANCHE DEFEATED THE PREDATORS FIVE TO THREE…..

GAME FOUR WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AS THE PREDS LEAD THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE…..







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
04/09/18

LAWMAKERS RETURNED TO FRANKFORT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..AFTER A 10-DAY VETO RECESS….FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY SESSION AND THEY OVERRODE THREE MAJOR VETOS BY  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….

LAWMAKERS OVERTURNED VETOES ON A REVENUE AND TAX MEASSSURE  THAT RAISES 487-MLLON DOLLARS IN NEW REVENUES  TO FUND A
BUDGET THAT INCREASES FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND RESTORES FUNDING FOR SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION…….THE BUDGE WILL
FUND THE COMMONWEALTH’S PENSION PLANS AT RECOMMENDED LEVELS…..

THE OVERIDE OF HOUSE  BILL THREE-66  LED TO A SECOND OVERIDE OF BEVIN’S VETO OF THE BUDGET THAT PHASSES IN INCREASED IN PENSION
CONTRIBUTIONS BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS….

THE LEGISLATUE ALVO DECIDED NOT TO REVIST A PROVISION THAT TAXED ANY PENSION OF 31-THOUSAND-100 DOLLARS…..INSTEAD OF THE 41-
THOUSAND-100 DOLLARS THAT IS CURRENLY EXEMPTED……



BEVIN APOLOGIZES
04/16/18

THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION BEGIN WITH GOVERNOR MATT NEVIN SAYING….HE GUARANTED A  CHILD WA SEXUALLY
ASAULTED AND ABUSED….WHLE TEACHERS RALLIED IN FRANKFORT TO ASK LAWMAKERS TO OVERRIDE HIS VETOS…..
THE  GOVERNOR THEN APOLIGIZED …..YESTERDAY……IN A FOUR-MINUTES  ON-LINE VIDEO…….

NUMEROUS LAWMAKERS SPOKE OUT AGAINST THE GOVERNOR’S COMMENTS…..AND IN AN UNUSUAL MOVE…..REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS SIGNED ON
TO A RESOLUTION CONDEMING BEVIN’S COMMENTS…..HOUSE DEMOCRATS ALSO PASSED THEIR OWN RESOLUTION…..AND BOTH PASSED ON A
VOICE VOTE WITHOUT FLOOR SPEECHES…..



TRANSPORTATION WORK
04/16/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTOAN CABINET  WILL CONTINUE WORK ON  VARIOUS PROJECTS  IN ALLEN COUNTY THIS WEEK….

ON  BROWNSFORD ROAD……CREWS WILL CONTINUE WORKING ON THE KENTUKCY-98 REALIGNMENT IN THE DURHAM SPRINGS AREA…..WORK HAS
BEGUN ON A NEW CULVERT FOR THE PROJECT…… AS-WELL-AS  FILL MAERIAL BEING PLACED FOR THE NEW ROADWAY…….HOWER…MOS OF THE
WORK WILL CONTINUE TO TAKE PLACE OFF THE EXISTING ROADWAY AND SHOULD HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON TRAVEL IN THE AREA……

ON KENTUCKY 11-47….A SIGNAL HAS BEEN  INSTALLED ON THE BRIDGE OVER TRAMMEL CREEK WHILE BRIDGE DECK OVERLY IS BEING DONE…..THIS
WORK IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN THREE WEEKS……

AND A SIGNAL HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE BRIDGE OVER DIFFICULT CREEK….ON KENTUCKY 15-33…….WHICL BRIDGE OVERLAY WORK IS DONE…..
THIS PROJECT IS ALSO EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN THREE WEEKS…..



SPORTS
04/16/18

THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BARREN COUNTY……


THE STANLY CUP PLAY-OFF MOVE TO COLORADO…..
AS THE PREDATORS WILL TAKE ON THE AVALANCHE AT THE PEPSI CENTER….
WITH THE PREDS LEADING THE SERIES TWO GAME TO NONE…..







TEACHER RALLY
04/13/18

STATE LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TODAY AND TOMORROW….FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE SESSION….TO CONSIDER VETOS OF THE
BUDGET AND REVENUE BILLS BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…..
HUNDREDS OF TEACHERS WILL RALLY IN FRANKFORT…..AS OVER 30 SCHOOL DISTRICTS….INCLUDE ALLEN  ARE CLOSED TODAY…..

HOWEVER….TEACHERS  MAY HAVE LIMITED NUMBERS IN THE CAPITAL BUILDING…AS STATE POLICE   SAY THEY ARE WORKING  WITH FRANKLIN
COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT…..THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL…..AND FRANKFORT POLICE TO ESTABLISH SAFETY PROTOCALS…..WHICH WILL
INCLUDE OPEN CORRIDORS SO PEOPLE CAN FREELY WALK IN AND OUT OF BUILDINGS  AND THAT  MAY LIMIT CROWD SIZE INSIDE THE CAPITOL…..



ANDERSON
04/13/18

92 YEAR OLD DOROTHY MAE ANDERSON OF BOWLING GREEN DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVIICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(SAT) AFTENOON AT THREE AT MT. UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; RACHEL SANDLIN OF BOWLING GREEN…..A SON GEORGE OF INDIANA…..THREE BROTHERS;  RUSSELL AND PAUL
FOSTER BOTH OF INDIANA AND DAVID FOSTER OF LOUISVILLE…..AND A SISTER; GENEVIA MCCUE OF TENNESSEE…….FOUR GRANDCHIDLREN, 11
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDRNE ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/13/18

THE PATROT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN  MONROE COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL GAME WITH SOUTH WARREN……SCHEUDULED FOR TOMORROW…..HAS BEEN MOVED TO SEVEN O’CLOCK TONIGHT AT
PATRIOT  FIELD….


IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE STANLEY  CUP PLAYOFFS…..
THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT COLORADO ONE TO NOTHING…..
THE NEXT GAME WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AT BRIDGESTONE…..







PENSON SUIT
04/12/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR….AND UNIONS REPRESENTING TEACHERS AND POLICE OFFICERS….HAVE SUED TO BLOCK A BILL THE WOULD
MAKES CHANGES TO ONE OF THE COUTRY’S  WORST FUNDED PUBLIC PENSON SYSTEMS……

THE BILL PROTECTS MOST BENEFITS  FOR CURRENT AND RETIRED EMPLOYEES…. BUT  IT WOULD MOVE ALL  NEW TEACHER  HIRES  INTO A HYBRID
PLAN THAT PUTS LESS RISK ON THE COMMONWEALTH…..BUT DOESN’T GUARANTEE THEM THE SAME BENEFITS….



TEACHER RALLY
04/12/18

LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TOMORROW…..FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION  TO CONSIDER  VETOS BY
GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……AND KENTUCKY TEACHERS PLAN TO RALLY AGAIN……

THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS  HAS ENCOURGED LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS  TO SEND DELEGATIONS TO THE
RALLY……WHILE ACKNOWLEDGING THAT CLOSING SCHOOL MAY BE NECESSARY IF THEY HAVE TOO MANY STAFF ABSENT…..BUT THAT WOULD BE  A
LOCAL DECISION…….



JONES
04/12/18

86 YEAR OLD BETTY JEAN VINSON JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……GRAVESIDE
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)  MORNING AT 11 AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS)
AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; BELINDA JONES OF BRANDENBURG…..AND A SISTER; BARBARA BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/12/18

THE  PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  TRACK TEAMS HOST THE AC/S  INVITATIONAL THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN……


THE PREDATORS OPEN ROUND ONE…..OF THE STANLEY CUP PLAY OFFS TONIGHT AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA….AS THE HOST THE COLORADO
AVALANCE…..


MONSTER ENERGY WILL REMAIN THE TITLE SPONSOR OF NASCAR’S PREMIER SERIES….AFTER AGREEING TO A ONE-YEAR EXTENSION  THRU THE
TWENTY-19 SEASON….BUT IS NOT EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THAT ROLE AFTER THAT…..

MOSTER ENERGY…..WHICH WAS ALIGNED WITH DRIVERS AND A TEAM BEFORE BECOMING SERIES SPONSOR……IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN THE
SPORT…..







SCAM
04/11/18

ANOTHER SCAM HAS BEEN REPORTED  TO  THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..

DETECTIVE WILLIAM FRANCIS TELLS NEWSWATCH THAT SOME RESIDENTS HAVE RECEIVED  LETTERS FROM…..IMAGE CONSULTANTS OF
KENTUCKTY….CONTAINING A STATEMENT  FOR SERVICES PROVIDED…AND WHEN YOU CALL THE HELP LINE PHONE NUMBER LISTED ON THE
STATEMENT…..YOU ARE CONNECTED WITH A SEX LINE…..

IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE LETTERS……CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY SHSERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..



PENSION BILL
04/11/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED  A BILL INTO LAW THAT MAKE CHANGES TO KENTUCKY’S  TROUBLED PENSION SYSTEMS….

THE BILL PRESERVES MOST BENEFITS FOR CURRENT AND RETIRED TEACHERS AND STATE EMPLOYEES…..BUT IT  WILL MOVE NEW HIRES  INTO A  
HYBRID  PLAN  THAT PUTS LESS RISK ON THE COMMONWEALTH…

IN SIGNING THE BILL….BEVIN SAID  THE BILL IS NOT WHAT  IT COULD HAVE BEEN…. BUT THERE IS NOTHING IN IT THAT IS  BAD FOR KENUCKY……



HOOVER CASE SETTLED
04/11/18

THE FORMER SPEAKER OF THE KENTUCKY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HAS AGREED TO A  ONE-THOUSAAND DOLLAR FINE  AND A PUBLIC
REPREMAND  FOR ENGAGING IN…. INAPPROPRIATE  TEXT MESSAGES…WITH A FEMALE STAFFER…..

THE FINE AND REPREMAND ARE PART  OF A SETTLEMENT  BETWEEN JEFF HOOVER AND THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION……WHICH
APPROVED THE SETTLEMENT YESTERDAY  AND CLOSED THE CASE……



MISSING BG MAN FOUND
04/11/18

THE BODY  OF A MISSING BOWLING GREEN MAN WAS FOUND MONDAY AFERNOON IN JENNINGS CREEK…..34 YEAR OLD MICAH   REED  WAS
REPORTED  MISSING  MARCH 30TH….

AN AUTOPSY  WAS PERFORMED IN LOUISVILLE…..BUT THE RESULTS ARE PENDING…….

DETECTIVE WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE CONTINUING THE INVESTIGATION…..AND THEY HAVEN’T RULED OUT ANY CAUSE
FOR EITHER THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE DEATH OF REED……



SPORTS
04/11/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BOWLING GREEN…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM…. WVLE….. STARTING AROUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON…….


SINCE 1990…..SMALL HIGH SCHOOLS IN KENTUCKY HAVE PARTICIPATED  IN THE….. ALL-A  STATE BASAKETBALL TOURNAMENT….AND NOW  PLANS
ARE BEING FINALIZED FOR THE INAUGURAL……TWO-A  BASKETBALL CHAMIONSHPS DURING THE      TWENTY-18-19  SEASON…….

IT WAS DETERMINED 66 SCHOOLS WERE ELIGIBLE….BASED ON CURRENT ENROLLMENT…..TO PARTICIPATE …..HOWEVER…ONLY 45 HAVE ELECTED
TO PARTICIPATE THIS YEAR…..

SCHOOLS WILL BE DIVIDED INTO  FOUR SECTIONALS….MADE UP OF TEAMS FROM FOUR REGIONS…..WITH THE CHAMPION AND RUNNER-UP
ADVANCING TO AN EIGHT-TEAM STATE TOURNAMENT….
SECTION ONE WILL INCLUDE…… ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE…. FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..GLASGOW……WARREN CENTRAL….AND WARREN EAST……
SECTION ONE WILL ALSO INCLUDE SCHOOLS FROM REGIONS ONE AND TWO….

THE….TWO-A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE PLAYED AT THE OWENSBORO SPORTS CENTER…..







BEVIN VETOES BUDGET
04/10/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS  VETOED THE COMMONWEALTH’S  NEW  TWO-YEAR BUDGET AND A CORRESPONDING TAX REVISION BILL…..

IN VETOING THE BUDGET….BEVIN  SAID THE SPENDING PLAN L IS NOT IN BALANCE AS IT SPENDS ROUGHLY 50-MILLION DOLLARS MORE THAT THE
COMMWONWEALTH  TO COLLECT  IN REVENUE FRO NEW TAXES….HE ALSO CRITIZED LAWMAKERS FOR AGREEING TO SPEND 600-MILLION DOLLARS
MORE THAN HE INITIALLY PROPOSED…..

LEADERS IN THE HOUSE AND SENAE SAY THE STAND BEHIND THE REVENUE PROJECTONS THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION ISSUES…..
WHICH DIFFER FROM WHAT THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE SAID ABOUTH THE PLAN…..

LAWMAKERS  RETURN TO FRANKFORT THIS FRDIAY AND SATURDAY  TO CONSIDER VOTEOS MADE  BY THE GOVERNOR……WHICH CAN BE
OVERRIDDEN BY A  SIMPLE MAJORITY IN  BOTH CHAMBERS……



CITY COUNCIL
04/10/18

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..POLICE CHIEF JEFF PEARSON INFORMED THE COUNCIL THAT THE DEPARTMENT HAD
HIRED ANOTHER SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER……

CITY SUPERNINTENDNET WILLIAM TOMASON  TOLD  THE COUCNIL THAT THE WHITE PLAINS WATER TANK HAD BEEN CLEANED AND REPAIRED…..
AND THAT THE CITY COLLECTED  APPROXIMATELY  23-TONS OF DEBREE DURING THE CLEAN UP WEEK HELD LAST MONTH……



HUGHES
04/10/18

79 YEAR OLD JAMES LOWELL HUGHES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW
(WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JOANN HOLLAND HUGHES….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND AMY OF TENNESSEE AND JEFFERY AND
ALICIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/10/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS  GO TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  HOSTS MONROR  COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY  GAME ON SOUTHERN GOEPSL 12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-
FM…. WVLE….STARTING AROUND FOUR-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….







ACS NOMINATIONS
04/09/18

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR PARENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE SITE BASED COUNCIL….
TODAY THRU APRIL 20TH….

ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING AND MAILED….HAND DELIVEREDD  OR EMAILED TO MARCY  DOSS AT THE HIGH SCHOOL…..AS MARCY-DOT-
DOSS-AT ALLEN-DOT-K-Y-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S….

KEEP IN MIND THAT THE PARENT  MAKING THE NOMINATION  AND THE NOMINEES MUST HAVE A STUDENT  ATTENDING  AC/S NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…..



CLINE
04/09/18

83 YEAR OLD VERN “BILL” CLINE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY MORNING
AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT
THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; NANCY CLINE….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BRO. SCOTT AND SUE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RICKY AND LAURA OF
GLASGOW….. A BROTHER;   BRO. PAT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; LENA CARTER AND NELDA AND BILL SMITH
ALL OF INDIANA AND WILMA STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE GRANDCHIDLREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SHOCKLEY
04/09/18

87 YEAR OLD WAYNE SHOCKLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN LIBERTY CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS
AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……


HE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND BRENDA…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; FAYE SHOCKLEY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
04/09/18

THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN WARREN EAST….

AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT  HOME TO PLAY SOUTH  WARREN…..







MESONET SYSTEM
04/06/18

THE KENTUCKY CLIMATE CENTER……AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….IS GOING TO INSTALL A NEW MESONET SITE  IN PULASKI COUNTY  AND  
MAKE UPGRADES TO THE  FULTON COUNTY SITE….

THE PULASKI COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PROVIDING THE LOCATION FOR THE NEW SITE WITH INSTALLATION  EXPECTED TO  BEGIN  LATER
THIS SPRING….
AND THE FULTON COUNTY SITE….WHICH IS LOCATED ONE MILE FROM THE MISSISSIPPI  RIVER….WILL BECOME THE SIXTH SITE WITH THE
TEMPERATURE INVERSION MONITORING PACKAGE WHICH IS PART OF A REGONAL PILOT PROJECT…..

THE KENTUCKY MESONET IS THE COMMONWEALTH’S OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR WEATHER AND CLIMATE DATE…..WITH 69-STATIONS  IN 67-COUNTIES…..
THE MESONET SITES COLLECT  REAL-TIME DATA  ON TEMPERATURES…. PRECIPITATION…..HUMIDITY…..SOLAR RADIATION….AND WIND SPEED AND
DIRECTION WHICH IS TRANSMITTED TO THE KENTUCKY CLIMATE CENTER EVERY  FIVE MINUTES…. 24-HOUR A DAY…..THROUGHOUT THE YEAR…..
AND THE DATA IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT….K-Y-MESONET-DOT-ORG…….



HEMP IMPACT
04/06/18

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISIONER DAN QUARLES SAYS A PRELIMINARY REVIEW OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S EXPERMENTIAL HELP PROGRAM  
SHOWS IT HAD A MULTI-MILLON-DOLLAR ECONOMIC IMPACT…..

LAST YEAR……KENTUCKY LICENSED PROCESSORS PAID THE COMMONWEALTH’S GROWERS  SEVEN-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR HARVESTED
HEMP…..

PROCESSORS  ALSO REPORTED  26-MILLION DOLLARS IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT AND INVESTMENTS….AND 17-MILLION DOLLARS IN GROSS
PRODUCT SALES…..

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL IS PUSHING LEGISLATION TO BRING HEMP PRODUCTION BACK INTO THE MAINSTREAM BY REMOVING IT FROM THE
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES LIST……



BILL VETO
04/06/18
06:05AM

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS VETOED A BILL THAT WOULD MAKE IT EASIER FOR AGENCIES TO LEAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S TROUBLED PENSON
SUSTEM….

BEVIN SAID HE VETOED  HOUSE BILL  THREE-62  BECAUSE IT WOULD LET AGENCIES LEAVE AND MAKE PAYMENTS WITHOUT INTEREST ON THE
ENORMOUS COST TO LEAVE THE SYSTEM……POTENTIALLY COSTING TAXPAYERS UP TO TWO-BILLION DOLLARS…..

THE BILL WOULD  ALSO HAVEN GIVEN RELIEF TO CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENTS .FACING INCREASED PENTION PAYMENTS…..BEVIN SAID  HE
SUPPORTS THAT PART OF THE BILL……AND HE URGED LAWMAKERS TO  PASS A BILL WITH THAT LANGUAGE WHEN THE RETURN  TO FRANKFORT……



MORE TORNADOS
04/06/18

THE NATONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CONFIRMED TWO MORE TORNADOS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….DURING  TUESDAY NIGHT’S SEVERE
WEATHER….

AN E-F-TWO TORNADO  HIT AROUIND  BURNA  IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY….IN WESTERN KENTUCKY  .DAMAGING A HOME…..TREES….FOUR VEHICLES….
OUT BUILDINGS…. AND IT ALSO KILLED A HORE WHEN A TREE FELL ON IT….

AND AN  “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO  TOUCHED DOWN NEAR DANVILLE….IT DESTROYED  A COUPE OF HOME….DAMAGED OR DESTROYED BARNS AND
FENCING….AND KNOCKED DOWN TREES….



BOHANNON
04/06/18

84 YEAR OLD JOHNNY AARON BOHANNON OF FRANKLIN DIED WEDNESDAY AT CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER-BRIDGEPOINTE IN BOWLING GREEN…..
GRAVESIDE SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GREENLAWN CEMETERY IN FRANKLIN WITH
MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATIION BEGINS  AFTER THREE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT GILBERT FUNERAL HOME IN FRANLIN….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILMA WHITE BOHANNON…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; STEVE AND VICKY OF KANSAS AND DENNIS AND
KIMMYE OF LEXINGTON…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



OSBORNE
04/06/18

80 YEAR OLD ROGER D. OSBORNE OF BOWLING GREEN DIED WEDNESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES
FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT J-C KIRBY AND SON FUNERAL HOME LOVERS LANE CHAPEL IN BOWLING
GREEN WITH BURIAL IN BOWLING GREEN GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND
MASONIC SERVICES WILL BE HELD TOMORROW  (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT FOUR-30 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WANDA GOAD OSBORNE……A SON; RICK….A DAUGHTER; SHEILA MCDANIEL….AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW;
STEPHEN AND RUTH  AND DONOVAN…..SIX GRANDCHIDREN AND 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/06/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WOUND UP PLAY AT THE CAL RIPKIN EXPERIENCEE….IN MYRTLE BEACH…..WITH A SIX TO ONE WIN OVER BISHOP
WATTERSON….

GOLFERS ARE REMINDED THEY CAN GET A 20-PERCENT DISCOUNT .OFF THE NORMAL RATE….AT ALL KENTUCKY STATE PARKS GOLF COURSES….
MONDAY THRU FRIDAY NOW THRU MAY 24TH…..

YOU CAN GET THE DISCOUT BY RESERVING A TEE-TIME…..ON LINE….AT PARKS-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV….

AND THE DISCOUT DOES NOT APPLY TO OVERNIGHT GOLF  PACKAGES…..







TORNADOS
04/05/18

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS TUESDAY NIGHT’S SEVERE WEATHER IN KENTUCKY SPAWNED THREE TORNADO TOUCHDOWNS….

AN   “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN   ABOUT FOUR MILES NORTHWEST  OF CLINTON IN HICKMAN COUNTY…..AND ANOTHER  “E-F-ONE”
TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT SEVEN MILES NORTHEAST OF CLINTON…...BOTH HAS ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS OF  100 MILES-PER-HOUR……

AND  ANOTHER    “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO…..WITH PEAK WINDS OF 105-TO-110 MILES- PER-HOUR…..TOUCHED DOWN NEAR  HANGING ROCK IN
GRAYSON COUNTY…..

STRAIGHT LINE WINDS ALSO   DAMAGED BARNS AND TREES IN HARDIN AND LARUE COUNTIES……



TENNESSEE ROAD WORK
04/05/18

IF YOU’RE GOING TO BE TRAVELING ON  I-65 SOUTHBOUND TODAY AND TOMORROW….KEEP IN MIND THAT THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION  WILL HAVE THE SOUTHBOUND DIRECTION  DOWN FROM THREE LANES TO ONE……JUST ACROSS THE STATE LINE FROM NINE TO
THREE  EACH DAY….FOR POTHOLE PATCHING

HEAVY CONGESTION……DELAYS……AND TRAFFIC BACKUPS   ARE  POSSIBLE…..



SPORTS
04/05/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WINDS UP PLAY IN MYRTLE BEACH AS THEY TAKE ON BISHOP WATTERSON….

THE HOT RODS OPEN THEIR SEASON AS THEY’RE AT HOME TO PLAY DAYTON…..

THE PREDATORS PLAY IN WASHINGTON…..


THE TITANS HELD A HUGE PARTY IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE LAST NIGHT TO UNVEIL THEIR NEW UNIFORMS….THIS WILL BE THE TEAM’S FIRST
MAKEOVER SINCE ADOPTING  THE TITANS  MONIKER IN 1999…..

THE HELMET IS THE BIGGEST CHANGE….AS THE OLD WHITE  HELMET HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NAVY BLUE SHELL WITH A SATIN FINISH…..THE
FACEMASK  IS CROME….AND THERE’S A TAPERED SILVER CENTER STRIP…..

THE ONE HOLDOVER IS THE FAMILIAR HELMET LOGO…..KNOWN AS THE “FLAMING THUMBTACK” OR “FIREBALL”…..WHICH HAS   BEEN GIVEN A SILVER
OUTLINE….BUT IS OTHERWISE  UNCHANGED……







SEXUAL HARASSMEN COMPLAINTS DROPPED
04/04/18

THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE ETHICS  COMMISSION  HAS DROPPED COMPLAINTS  FILED  AGAINST  THREE HOUSE MEMNERS……CONNECTED TO LAST
YEARS SEXUAL HARASSMENT SCANDAL INVOLVING FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER  JEFF HOOVER….

THE COMPLAINTS  AGAINST   REPRESENTATIVES  JIM DECESARE OF BOWLING GREEN….BRIAN LINDER OF DRY RIDGE….AND MICHALE MEREDITH  OF
OAKLAND WERE DROPPED….BUT THE COMMISSION SAYD IT WILL GO ON WITH THE COMPLAINT AGAINST HOOVER…..

THIS BEGAN LAST FALL AFTER IT WAS DISCOVERED HOOVER AND HIS THREE COLLEAGUES HAS SIGNED A CONFIDENTIAL AGREEMENT WITH A
LEGISLATIVE STAFFER WHO CLAIMED THE FOUR HAD SEXUALLY HARASSED HER BY SENDING INAPPROPRIATE TEXT MESSAGES AND MAKING VULGAR
COMMENTS……



FLAGS
04/04/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS PROCLAIMED  THAT   U-S  AND STATE FLAGS BE FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF TODAY…..UNTIL LSUNSET TOMORROW…..AS A
MARK OF RESPECT FOR FALLEN HOPKINSVILLE POLICE OFFICER PHILLIP  MEACHAM…..

OFFICE MEACHAM WAS KILLED WHILE OFF-DUTY THURSDAY NIGHT IN HOPKINSVILLE AFTER BEING PULLED OVER BY A MAN   IMPERSONATING POLICE
OFFICER…..

BEVIN ENCOURAGES ALL KENTUCKIANS…..BUSINESSES…..ORGANIZATONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO JOIN THIS SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR
OFFICER MEACHAM’S FAMILY AND THE CITY OF HOPKINSVILLE……



MILLER
04/04/18

37 YEAR OLD LORI BETH MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY IN LEXINGTON….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARGENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING
AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPERSSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO EAST  WILLOW BUILDING FUND….

SHE’S SURVIVED  BY A SON; GEOVANI…..TWO DAUGHTERS; NAUTICA AND CANDICE…..HER MOTHER  AND STEP-FATHER; NANCY AND MARK
RISINGER….AND A BROTHER  AND SISTER-IN-LAW;  BRIAN AND ASHLEY MILLER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



SPORTS
04/04/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM CONTINUES PLAY IN MYRTLE BEACH….
AS THEY TANGLE   WITH  THE ACADEMY  OF NOTRE  DAME AND CHESTERFIELD…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL GAMES SCHEDULED FOR TODAY  HAVE BEEN CANCELLED…..


THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER SHARP SHOOTERS ARCHRY TEAM….PARTICIPAED IN THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL ARCHERY IN SCHOOL PROGRAM STATE
CHAMPIONSHIPS LAST SATURDAY IN LOUISVILLE……AND PLACED 73RD OUT OF 81 SCHOOLS TAKING PART IN THE ELEMENTARY DIVISION…..

THE SHARP SHOOTERS….APPEARING IN THEIR FIRST STATE TOURNAMENT….. INCLUDED 24-STUDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE DAYLONG EVENT….







STATE BUDGET
04/03/18

THE COMMONWEALTH’S NEW TWO YEAR….22-BILLION DOLLAR  SPENDING PLAN…. THAT INCLUDES A 480-MILLON DOLLAR  TAX INCREASE HAS BEEN
SENT TO  GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN….
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..YESTERDAY…..REVAMPED  KENTUCKY’S TAX CODE THAT WILL GIVE BACK 194-MILLON DOLLARS TO TAX PAYERS….AND
IMPOSE 681- MILLION DOLLARS IN NEW TAXES INCLUDING A 50-CENT INCREASE IN THE CIGERATTE TAX AND TAXING SERVICES LIKE AUTO REPAIRS…..
THE TAX INCREASE WOULD   PAY FOR RECORD-HIGH CLASS ROOM SPENDING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS…..WHILE ELIMINATIN A KEY FUNDING MECHANISM
FOR CHARGER SCHOOLS……AND IT COVERS HEALT INSURANCE FOR SOME RETIRED TEACHERS WHO ARE NOT YET MEDICARE ELIGIBLE…..
THE BUDGET…..WHICH BEVIN HIS INDICATED HE OPPOSES….STILL INCLUDES  A        SIX-POINT-25 PERCENT BASELINE CUT FOR MOST STATE
AGENCIES AS RECMMENDED BY THE GOVERNOT…..BUT A FEW AGENCIES INCLUDING VETERANS AFFAIRS…..STATE POLICE…..AND LOCAL SCHOOL-
BASED FAMILY RRECOURCE AND YOUTH SERVICES CENTERS WILL HAVE THEIR FUNDING RESTORED….

LAWMAKERS WILL RETURN TO FRANKFORT APRIL 13TH TO CONSIDER ANY VETOS BY THE GOVERNOR…....



TEACHER RALLY
04/02/18

THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS FILLED THE STREETS NEAR THE KENTUCKY CAPITAL YESTERDAY TO RALLY FOR EDUCATION AS STATE LAWMAKERS
WORKED ON A NEW TWO-YEAR SPENDING PLAN….

TEACHERS AND OTHER SCHOOL  EMPLOYEES GATHERED OUT THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION  BEFORE MARCHING  TO THE CAPITOL….

HUNDREDS OF TEACHERS CALLED IN SICK LAST FRIDAY TO PROTEST LAST-MINUTE CHANGES TO THEIR PENSION SYSTEM….

ON THURSDAY….A PENSON OVERHAUL PLAN  WAS PASSED THAT PRESERVED BENEFITS  FOR MOST WORKERS…..BUT DOES LITTLE IN THE SHORT
TERM TO ADDRESS THE  COMMONWEALTH’S  MASSIVE DEBT…..



SPORTS
04/03/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS IN MYRLE BEACH WHERE THEY PLAY MARCELLUS AND ST. FRANCIS DESALES……


AND THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL…. AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…WVLE…..STARTING AT 11-50 THIS MORNING…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO FLORIDA…..







FATAL
04/02/18

AN ACCIDENT FRIDAY IN GLASGOW…..AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF NORTH JACKSON HIGHWAY AND VETERANS OUTERLOOP….CLAIMED A LIFE….

AS A TWO-THOUSAND-SIX CHRYSLER 300 DRIVER BY  19 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER AGUERO OF GLASGOW TURNED INTO THE PATH OF A TWENTY-16
CHEVY  SPARK OPERATED  BY 62 YEAR OLD JAMES MARTIN ALSO OF GLASGOW….

AGUERO WASN’T INJURED AND MARTIN   DIED AT THE SCENE…..



ARREST-HART
04/02/18

STATE POLICE ARRESTED A  MUNFORDVILLE WOMAN YESTERDAY IN CONNECTION WITH A SHOOTING….

TROOPERS RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE   ON  G. SHELTON ROAD WHERE 56 YEAR OLD JEFFREY NIE AND HIS 58 YEAR OLD WIFE BARBARA HAD
SUSTAINED GUNSHOT WOUNDS……
BARBARA  NIE WAS TAKEN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL….AND JEFFREY NIE DIED AT THE SCENE….

THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION LEAD THE  ARREST OF THE VICTIMS DAUGHTER…. 21 YEAR OLD BRINA NIE….WHO’S BEEN CHARGED  WITH
MURDER AND ASSAULT……



ARREST
04/02/18

FRIDAY THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT A RESIDENCE IN CAVE CITY WHERE THEY LOCATED AN OUNCE
OF CRYSTAL METH, DIGIAL SCALES, CASH AND A LOADED HANDGUN…
34 YEAR OLD MICHELE MCQUISTON  WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING  IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL
EVIDENCE AND POSSESSION  OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….
AND 33 YEAR OLD TRACY WRIGHT WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A HAND GUN BY A CONVICTED FELON…..



TEACHER RALLY
04/02/18

KENTUCKY TEACHERS PLAN ANOTHER  ROUND OF PROTESTS AT THE STATE CAPITAL TODAY….AS LAWMAKERS ADDRESS THE NEW  BUDGET…

THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION IS HOSTING A RALLY AT ITS HEADQUARTERS  BEFORE HEADING TO THE CAPITAL…..TEACHERS WERE AT
THE CAPITAL FRIDAY TO PROTEST LAST MINUTES CHANGES  TO THEIR PENSION SYSTEM……

SOME  DISTRICTS HAVE CALLED OFF CLASSES TODAY….HOWEVER….. MOST OF THE COMMONWTH IS ON SPRING BREAK……



TEMPORARY TRAFFIC SIGNALS
04/02/18

TWO ROADS IN ALLEN COUNTY WILL HAVE TEMPORARY  TRAFFIC SIGNALS PLACED ON BRIDGES  WHILE BRIDGE DECK OVERLAY IS COMPLETED….

KENTUCKY 11-47  WILL HAVE A SIGNAL  ON THE BRIDGE OVER TRAMMEL CREEK…. AND KENTUCKY   15-33 WILL HAVE A SIGNAL AT THE BRIDGE   OVER
DIFFIDULT CREEK……

THE SIGNALS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN PLACE FOR  30-DAYS……



MATHEWS
04/02/18

76 YEAROLD CARL MATHEW OF FRANKLIN  DIED SATURDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE IN BOWLING GREEN….FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY
NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT CRAFTON FUNERAL HOME IN FRANKLIN WITH BURIAL IN RESTLAWN MEMORIAL
GARDENS….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PATSY PATTERSON MATHEWS….THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CARLA BYRD OF BOWLING GREEN, LESA AND
WOODY ETHERINGTON  OF FRANKLIN AND KATHY AND KENNY INFINGER OF TENNESSEE…. A SISTER; JEWELL HOWELL….AND A BROTHER; BOBBY
BOTH OF ALLEN COUNTY….. THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/02/18

THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY BULLITT CENTRAL……







SVILLE PROPERTY TAXES
03/29/18

THOSE WITH UNPAID SCOTTSVILLE PROPERTY  TAX BILLS  WILL HAVE A COUPLE OF EXTRA DAYS BEFORE THE PENALITY  GOES UP…..

YOUR TAX BILLS SHOWS THAT IF IT’S PAID BY MARCH 31ST  YOU’RE PAYING A SIX-PERCENT PENALITY…..AND THEN THE PENALITY  GOES UP TO 19-
PERCENT  APRIL FIRST….

BUT SINCE THE 31ST IS SATURDAY  AND CITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW…. THOSE WITH  UNPAID SCOTTSVILLE PROPERTY TAX BILLS  
HAVE UNTIL THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS MONDAY BEFORE THE PENALITY GOES UP TO          19-PERCENT ON TUESDAY….



GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS
03/29/18

HERE ARE YOUR GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS…..
STATE OFFICES AND THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CLOSING AT 112NOON TOMORROW……
COUNTY OFFICES, THE  P-V-A OFFICE, ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT OFFICE AND ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC  LIBRARY CLOSED TOMORROW…..
TRANSFER STATION CLOSED TOMORROW  AND OPEN SATURDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED  TOMORRWM  AND TOMORROW’S  TRASH ROUTES  WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY…..
CIRCUIT CLERKS OFFICE  CLOSING AT  12NOON TOMORROW AND CLOSED SATURDAY….
COUNTY CLERKS AND SHERRIFFS DEPARTMENT OFFICES  AND THE ANIMAL SHELTER CLOSED TOMORROW  AND SATURDAY…..

NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY TOMORROW…..
AND THE CORE WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY……



JORDON
03/29/18

35 YEAR OLD JACOB RICHARD JORDAN OF LAFAYETTE DIED TUESDAY AT MACON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL HOME-LAFAYETTE CHAPEL-WITH BURIAL IN EULIA CEMETERY WITH POLICE HONORS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY IS WIFE KATRINA JORDAN….AND TWO DAUGHTERS; KYNLEE JORDAN AND MAKAYLA HARRIS ALL OF LAFAYETTE…..HIS MOTHER
AND STEP-FATHERS; SANDRA AND DANNY DAVIS….HIS FATHER AND STEP-MOTHER; RICHARD AND DAWN JORDAN….AND THREE SISTERS AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; KARA AND MARSHALL WILLIAMS, SAMATHA JORDAN AND HALEY JORDAN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….HIS FATHER-IN-LAW; RAYMOND
CARR…A BROTHER-IN-LAW AND SISER-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND DIANE CARR….A SISTER-IN-LAW; HILLARY SEXTON….AND HIS MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER;
TREVA TAYOR ALL OF TENNESSEE…..



SPORTS
03/29/18

THE PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS  ARE IN  METCALFE COUNTY TODAY…..
THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD……
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS RUSSELL COUNTY…..

THE  PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY  SAN JOSE…..

THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON IS SET TO OPEN TODAY…..
AS ST.LOUIS IS IN NEW YORK TO TAKE ON THE MET….
THE BRAVES HOST THE PHILLIES…..
AND THE REDS  ARE AT HOME TO PLAY WASHINGTON…..







FISCAL COURT
03/28/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTION CABINET PRESENTED THE RURAL SECONDARY ROAD PROGRAM FOR ALLEN COUNTY….

THE COURTS ALSO APPROVE APPLYING FOR A RECYLING GRANT….IN THE AMOUNT OF 15-THOUSAND-498 DOLLARS FOR A NEW BALER FOR THE
TRANSFER STATION…
AND APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO APPLY FOR A CRUM RUBBER GRANT….IN THE AMOUNT OF  63-HUNDRED DOLLARS….TO BE USED AS FLOWER BED
MULCH AT THE JUSTICE CENTER……



MEADOR
03/27/18

82 YEAR OLD LUCILLE MEADOR  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY  AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT SCOTTSVILLE OLD-FASHIONED MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH  WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….
VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 11 FRIDAY MORNING AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME AND AFTER 10 SATURDAY  MORNING  AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED  BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; STEVE AND DEBBIE AND ELDER  LONNIE AND PATRICIA ALL OF ADOLPHUS AND ELDER
MARK AND AMY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER; DEBBIE MEADOR OF SCOTTSVILLE……10 GRANDCHILDLREN, 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN,
THREE STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE STEP-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….




SPORTS
03/28/18

YESTERDAY…..THE LADY PATRIOT SOFT BALL TEAM  SHUT-OUT THE GLASGOW  LADY SCOTTIES 10 TO NOTHING……


THE PREDATORS GOT PAST MINNESOTA TWO TO ONE…..

AND AT THE MEN’S N-I-T…….

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE TOPPERS AS THEY DROPPED A 69 TO 64 DECISION TO UTAH…..
AND IN THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL GAME IT WAS PENN STATE 75 AND MISSISSIPPI STATE 60……

THE LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAM HAS A NEW HEAD COACH…..

ASSISTANT COACH  GREG COLLINS WAS PROMOTED TO THE TOP SPOT YESTERDAY FOLLOWING THE DEPARTURE OF MICHELLE  CLARK-HERD  .WHO
IS NOW THE HEAD COACH AT CINCINNATI…..
COLLINS  HAS BEEN AN  ASSISTANT FOR THE PAST SIX SEASONS….AND IN HER SIX YEARS ON THE HILL….CLARK-HEARD LEAD THE TEAM TO  154
WINS…. 48 LOSSES…. AND FOUR   N-C-A-A  TOURNAMEN APPEARANCES…..

AND THE UNIVERSTY OF LOUISVILLE HAS HIRED LONG TIME  XAVIER COACH CHRIS MACK AS THE NEW  MEN’S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH…..…..







STOP TIPLINE
03/27/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS TAKING ANOTHER  STEP IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY FOR THE THREE-THOUAND STUDENTS  WHO ATTEND
CLASS DAILY IN THE DISTRICT…..

STUDENTS….PARENTS….OR COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN NO GO ON-LINE TO ANONYMOUSY   REPORT A CONCERN REGARDING   SAFETY…..
SECURITY….. VIOLENCE… BULLYING…..OR RISKEY BEHAVOIR……AS THE DISTRICT IS IMPLEMENTING  “SAFETY TIPLINE”  ON-LINE PREVENTION…. OR
“STOP TIPLINE”….. WHICH IS PROVIDED FREE   BY THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR SCHOOL SAFETY AND IS DESIGNED AS AN   “ON-LINE”  REPORTING
AND PREVENTION TOOL…..

TO USE THE TIPLINE…LOG ON TO THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS HOME PAGE AT “ALLEN-DOT-KY-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S”…..CLICK ON THE  “STOP
TIPLINE LOGO”  AND LEAVE YOUR TI….WHICH CAN BE DONE ANONYMOUSLY OR STUDENTS MAY CHOOSE TO HAVE SOMEONE CONTACT THEM…..



KY HIGHWAY MAP
03/27/18

THE TWENTY-18-19….KENTUCKY OFFICIAL HIGHWAY MAP….IS NOW AVAILABLE  AT REST AREAS…..WELCOME CENTERS….LOCAL CONVENTION AND
TOURISM  OFFICES….AND AT ALL KENTUCKY STATE PARKS….

TO ASSIST MOTORISTS   IN THE COMMONWEALTH’S  TRAVELED URBAN AREAS….15 INSERT MAPS DETAIL SEVERAL  CITIES INCLUDNG BOWLING
GREEN…..OTHER MAP AIDS INCLUDE INFORMATION ON THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET’S FREE ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..OR  SAFE
PATROL……

THE OFFICIAL  MAP….WHICH USE TO BE PUBLISHED EVERY YEAR IS NOW A TWO-YEAT PUBLICATION……AND AN ELECTRONIC  VERSION OF THE
OFFICIAL HIGHWAY MAP….ALONG WITH COUNTY AND CITY  MAPS…..CAN BE DOWNLOADED ON-LINE AT TRANSPORTATION-K-Y-DOT-GOV…….



HEMP
03/27/18

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL WAS JOINED IN FRANKFORT YESTERDAY  BY KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER  RYAN QUARLES TO
ANNOUNCE A MAJOR PUSH TO LEGALIZE  HEMP…..HOPING TO BOOST THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY…..

THE BILL WOULD REMOVE HEMP  FROM THE FEDERAL LIST OF CONTROLLED SUBSANCES AND LEGALIZE THE CROP AS AN AGRICULTURAL
COMMODITY……

KENTUCKY HAS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF HEMP’S COMBACK…..AS KENTUCKY AGRICULTUE OFFICIALS RECENTLY APPROVED  MORE THAN 12-
THOUSAND ACRES TO BE GROWN THIS YEAR…..WITH 57-PROCESSORS HELPING TURN THE RAW PRODUCT INTO A MULTITUDE OF PRODUCTS…..

THE  TWENTY-14  FEDERAL FARM BILL ALLOWS  STATE AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO DESIGNATE HEMP PROJECT FOR RESEARCH…..SO FAR  34-
STATES HAVE AUTHORIZED HEMP RRESEARCH…..WHILE ACTUAL PRODUCTION OCCURRED IN 19-STATES LAST YEAR…..



FEDERAL INDICTMENT
03/23/18

A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN LOUISVILLE HAS INDICTED TWO TENNESSEE RESIDENT IN A CONSPIRACY OF STEALING  NEARLY 100-FIREARMS  FROM
LICENSED DEALERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

KASHMA DARDY, JUNIOR   OF NASHVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TAKING WEAPONS FROM  WHEELER’S  FASTWAY GUN AND PAWN  ON SCOTTSVILLE ROAD
IN BOWLING GREEN…..
AND  MARVIN JOHNSON  OF MADISON  IS CHARGED   WITH THE BURGLARY OF WHEELERS…..AND WHITTAKER GUNS IN OWENSBORO……



ANDERSON
03/27/18

81 YEAR OLD IMOGENE ANDERSON OF REGINA DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WLLL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT LUCAS AND SON
FUNERAL HOME IN PIKEVILLE WITH BURIAL IN ANNIE E. YOUNG CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX TONIGHT (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LON ANDERSON…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DONNIE AND ANGIE OF SCOTTSVILLE, RICK  AND
PEGGY AND ROGER ALL OF PIKEVILLE…..AND A SISTER; LORA WOODS OF VIRGINIA…..11 GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/27/18

THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN SOUTH WARREN …..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARITY GAME ON                99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…. WVLE….STARTING AROUND FIVE-
15 THIS AFTERNOON……

THE PREDATORS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON  MINNESOTA……

THE MEN’S N-I-T FINAL FOUR GETS UNDERWAY TONIGHT….
AS PENN STATE GOES AGAINST  MISSISSIPPI STATE…..
AND THE TOPPERS PLAY UTAH……

AFTER SERVING SIX MONTHS   AS  INTERIM  “A-D”…..YESTERDAY THE  UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  BOARD OF TRUSTEES  APROVED THE HIRING OF
VINCE TYRA AS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR…..

TYRA  WAS HIRED UNDER A  FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT  AT 850-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR…..WITH A POSSIBLE   150-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN
ADDITIONAL  ANNUAL BONUSES….







MARKET BASKET
03/26/18

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY TWO YEARS……THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU’S MARKETBASKET  SURVEY INDICATES  FOOD PRICES INCREASES
SLIGHTLEY DURING THE  FIRST QUARTER OF TWENTY-18……

EACH QUARTER……40-BASIC FOOR IEMS ARE PRICED-CHECKED THROUGHOU THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND SINCE THE END OF  TWENTY-
16…SURVEYED FOOD ITEMS HAD DROPPED BY A TOTAL OF THREE-DOLLARS AND 79-CENTS  OR JUST OVER THREE-PERCENT……

THE UPWARD MOVEMENT IN FOOD PRICES AMOUNT TO ONE-OINT-35 PERCENT….OR ONE-DOLLAR  AND 56-CENTS MORE THAN THE PRICE OF THE
SAME ITEMS SURVEYED DURING THE LAST QUARTER OF TWENY-17……

THE TOTAL PRICE OF THE 40-ITEMS CAME TO  115-DOLLARS AND 67-CENTS…..AND WHILE THIS CURRENT SURVEY INDICATES A RISE IN PRISES….AS
COMPARED TO A YEAR AGO….THE INCREASE IS LESS THAN A QUARTER-OF-A-PERCENT……



MARCH FOR OUR LIVES
03/26/18

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS…..TEACHERS….PARENTS…..AND VICTIMS RALLIE IN   WASHINGTON D- C….AND ACROSS THE NATION ON
SATURDAY TO DEMAND TOUGHER GUN CONTROL  MEASURES…..PART OF A WAVE OF POLITICAL ACTIVISM AMONG STUDENTS AND OTHERS IMPACTED
BY SCHOOL SHOOTINGS….

THE…..OUR LIVES MATTER RALLY IN BOWLING GREEN….SAW HUNDREDS MARCH FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY TO FOUNTAIN SQUARE
PARK…..WHERE THEY HEARD SEVERAL SPEAKERS…..



EKU BUDGET CUTS
03/26/18

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IS FACING 25-MILLON DOLLARS IN BUGET CUTS…AMIND AN INCREASE IN PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS AND CUTS TO
STATE FUNDING…..

PRESIDENT MICHAEL BENSON HAS MADE RECOMMENDATIONS THAT INCLUDE CLOSING THE SCHOOL’S DANVILLE CAMPUS…..ELEMINATING
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS….SLASH ATHLETIC SPENDING….AND CUTTING 200 POSITIONS…..

THE EASTERN BOARD OF REGENT WILL CONSIDER THE RECOMMENDATONS AT ITS APRIL SIXTH MEETNG….



MEETINGS
03/26/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT FOUR AND ROYAL ARCH AND COUNCIL AND ALLEN FISCAL COURT
BOTH MEET TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7……



SPORTS
03/26/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  TENNIS TEAMS GO TO GLASGOW…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO SOUTH WARREN….
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO PLAY  LOGAN COUNTY….


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE PREDATORS DROPPED A FIVE TO FOUR DECISION TO THE JETS…..

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
LOUISVILLE PUNCHED THEIR TICKET TO THE FINAL FOUR WITH A 76 TO 43 WIN OVER OREGON STATE…..

AND AT THE MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY….THE MONSTER ENERGY CUP SERIES WAS SNOWED OUT….AND THE S-T-P 500 WILL BE RUN TODAY…..







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/23/18

ACCORDING TO THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET….. KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FELL FROM FOUR-POINT-THREE
PERCENT IN JANUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN FEBRUARY….
AND THIS  FEBRUARY’S   JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO WELL BELOW THE FIVE-POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED IN FEBRUARY TWENTY-17……

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  EMPLOYERS CONTINUED TO ADD WORKERS IN FEBRUARY…..HELPINT TO PUSH KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
DOWN…..AND THE  JOBLESS RATE DOE NOT INCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NOT LOOKED FOR WORK IN THE LAST FOUR WEEK……

ALSO IN FEBRUARY….THE NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT REMAINED  FROM JANUARY TO FEBRUARY……AT FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..



FEED THE NEED
03/23/18

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 DEP